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Therapeutic Ultrasound

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What Does Ultrasound Do? Therapeutic ultrasound is used primarily for two different effects: the deep heating treatment and non-thermal uses. Deep Heating Effects: Ultrasound is often used to provide deep heating to soft tissue structures in the body. Deep heating tendons, muscles or ligaments increases circulation to those tissues, which is thought to help the healing process. Increasing tissue temperature with ultrasound is also used to help decrease pain. Deep heating can be used to increase the “stretchiness” of muscles and

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SI Joint Exercises

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The SI or sacroiliac joints connect your hip bones to your lower spine. These joints are made to swivel back and forth to help us walk and twist at the hips. Sometimes, we can injur these joints and they will lock themselves into place. If this has ever happened to you, it was probably evident right away. Because our muscles protect our bones, they will often guard the joints by shortening and tightening up. This can make things like walking

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Low Carb (Keto) Pizza Recipe

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This recipe works great for those who are trying ot cut carbs, work a ketogenic diet, or have gluten sensitivities. The best part is that unlike most low carb or diet foods, this is actually very tasty! Pizza has always and will always be a favorite of mine. Unfortunately, the pizza you get from restaurants or the frozen section are often loaded with gluten, sugar, carbs, and unhealthy oils. The thought of having to give up a staple of my

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Laser Therapy for Tendonitis

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What is Tendonitis? Tendonitis occurs when the flexible bands of tissue that connect the bones to the muscles become inflamed and painful. This is sometimes referred to as “tennis elbow” or “golfer’s elbow”, but it can happen throughout the body. Current treatments for tendonitis often revolve around stretching and conditioning, heavy use of anti-inflammatories, massage, and heat or ice packs. While these treatments can be effective, they often take a long time to work and excessive use of NSAIDs can

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Dr. Chris is Foot Levelers Certified

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Fallen arches can cause a lot more than just minor aches and pains. The feet are the foundation of the body and no structure in this world can stand for long on a poor foundation. This holds true for us as much as it does for your house. Fallen arches and other degenerative conditons can lead to foot pain, but it can also work its way up the body causing pain all the way up to your head. When you

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Detox Safely And Naturally With Intramax

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We all need to detox after all that turkey, pie, cookies, and wine. All the food we consume over the holidays can play havoc on our bodies. This is why we need intraMAX. intraMAX helps to detox our bodies form all the harmful effects of what we eat and drink. Grab some for yourself and start feeling better today!   intraMAX® intraMAX is produced using intraCELL Technology. This innovative cold-fill manufacturing process allows the 415+ ingredients in intraMAX to retain their maximum nutritional

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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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