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Chiropractic is 124 Years Old Today!

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And doesn’t look a day over 80!!! September 18th, 1895: The Greatest Day in American Heath Care, EVER! September 18th is Chiropractic’s birthday.  The only healthcare model exclusively developed in the United States of America, has always presented a change from the status quo.  In direct competition with drug companies and the Medical Model, it came into this world as an unwanted model of healthcare from the AMA, medical doctors and drug companies. In fact, the AMA, in a Supreme

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Thinking Of Spinal Surgery?

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Before you commit to a major operation that is irreversible, why not let the doctors at Legacy take a look at your condition and see if they can’t help you? Spinal surgery has it’s place and time, but often there are alternative and more effective ways of treating back or neck pain. We have had many patients who have come to us after hearing from the surgeon that the ONLY way to fix their problem was to go under the

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What is Iliotibial or IT Band Syndrome

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The Iliotibial Band (IT Band for short) is a very long, thick band of fascia that runs from the hip down to the knee. This is the primary cause of knee pain for runners but can also affect just about anyone else who overuses it. Golfers may find pain during their swings and even going for a walk could cause pain. IT Band Syndrome is caused by the ligament tightening so much that it rubs against the thighbone. The main

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She Lost What?

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One of our patients just lost over 25 pounds on our incredible weight loss program! 22.6 pounds of that was pure fat and she also lost 6 inches from her belly. We couldn’t be more proud of her accomplishment! If you are ready to lose those extra pounds and get ready for the summer, there is no better time than now. Take advantage of our May special and start losing weight now! Just LOOK at the before and after! The

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Dr. Perry for Top Acupuncturist!

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Dr. Aaron Perry DOM was nominated to represent The Villages community as Top Acupuncturist by The International Association of HealthCare Professionals! Dr. Perry joined the Legacy team and right from the start he has made a hugely positive impact on the patients. By offering acupuncture, cupping, natural trigger point injections, massage and so much more, he has helped many of our patients become pain free for the first time in ages. Clearly, his methods have not gone unnoticed as he

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Reasons To Consider Dry Needling

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Dry Needling also known as Myofascial Trigger Point Dry Needling, uses the same small needles used in acupuncture. These needles are inserted into the muscle to directly affect trigger points. Trigger points are tight knots of muscle that can refer pain throughout the body. A lot of patients have had this technique suggested to them either by friends who have had it done or by their physical therapists or MD’s. We put together a few reasons on why you should

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Nervous System – The Master Control Center

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HAVE YOU HAD YOUR NERVOUS SYSTEM CHECKED LATELY? Why are people flocking to Legacy Clinic 1 time per month?   Because the human body possesses a natural ability to heal itself, and this ability depends on a healthy nervous system. Safe, specific spinal correction allows your body to heal faster and can even prevent disease. Your spine provides a basic structure for the muscles and other parts of your body, performing several pivotal functions like support, protection and flexibility. Nerves

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Lumbar Facet Syndrome – Dr in the Villages focuses on correcting, not masking symptoms

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Lumbar Facet Syndrome One of the most common causes of lower back pain is lumbar facet syndrome. A pair of facet joints extend out from each vertebra along the back of the spinal column (the side that faces out), which connect to the corresponding vertebrae above and below, allowing for movement in the spine. Like any other joints, they are subject to injury and conditions such as arthritis or repetitive motion disorder. The more activity someone does that JAMS the Vertebral

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The Villages Chiropractor – Legacy Clinic

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Love the taste or hate it, apple cider vinegar has some pretty incredible health benefits. Made from fermented apples, research on this potent liquid has revealed promising results, including combating insulin and glucose spikes in type 2 diabetics, not to mention aiding weight loss. It can also soothe a sore throat and may relieve other symptoms of the flu, like nasal congestion and cough. Read on for some more reasons why you should add it to your health routine. Like

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CORRECTIVE CHIROPRACTIC

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We talked to Dr. John C Theeck D.C., Legacy Clinic-The Villages about how he incorporates a personalized program for each patient. CORRECTIVE CHIROPRACTIC Each patient that comes into my office has a specific structural condition that is affecting their spine and therefore causing symptoms of headaches, neck pain, and/or arthritis. Your first appointment at Legacy Clinic utilizes comprehensive analyzation in our state of the art facility. We focus on finding the cause to your problem and therefore permanently correcting your

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