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Pregnancy

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Pregnancy

A woman’s center of gravity is shifted to the front of her pelvis during pregnancy. This causes stress on pelvic joints and the lower back. As the baby grows inside, this added weight causes curvature to the lower back and places stress on fragile facet joints. This also brings out or worsens any pain that…

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Nutrition Berries

Nutritional Therapy

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Good Nutrition Nutritional therapy is holistic in nature. This means that it is meant to treat the whole rather than the individual parts. Medicine often only treats the symptoms of a problem rather than curing the cause of the problem. Nutritional therapy is designed to cure the cause of the problem. By combining science (biochemistry…

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Massage

Benefits of Massage Therapy

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Benefits of Massage Massage therapy is an excellent way to restore the body to its natural state and increase its healing capabilities. Benefits that result from massage include increased blood circulation, relief from joint and muscle pain, as well as help reduce levels of stress and depression. It has also been proven to aid in…

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Slipped Disc

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

‘Slipped disc’ is a common term used to describe an injury to the lower back. While discs may herniate or bulge from between the bones, they do not actually slip. A herniation is a displaced fragment at the center of the disc that pushes through the outer layer of the disc. Discs that herniate are…

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Scoliosis

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person’s spine is curved from side to side. It can be caused by vertebral anomalies present at birth, caused by vertebral anomalies present at birth, various other syndromes, or the cause can sometimes simply be unknown. According to recent studies, the most common form of scolioses, late-onset…

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PMS

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) occurs in women during the days before their monthly period. it is characterized by mood swings, food cravings, irritability, headaches, swollen abdomen, and/or depression. The severity of the symptoms can range greatly and last anywhere from a couple days to a few weeks. An estimated three out of every four menstruating women…

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Plantar Fasciitis

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Heel pain is commonly a result of plantar fasciitis. It occurs when the thick band that connects toes to the heel bone, called the plantar fascia, becomes inflamed across the bottom of the foot. It is a common symptom in runners, overweight people, pregnant women, and people who wear shows with inadequate support. It is…

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Pinched Nerve

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Pinched nerve is somewhat of an all encompassing phrase that refers to everything from subluxations to carpal tunnel syndrome. Much of the time, pinched nerve actually refers to irritated for enflamed nerves that are not in their proper position and therefore not moving properly. When the nerve is actually pinched, in cases such as in…

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Frozen Shoulder

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Frozen shoulder affects 2-3% of the population. While it can occur anytime from childhood to adulthood, it is most common in people 40 – 70 years of age. Women get it more commonly than men. The main indicator of frozen shoulder is joint pain and decreased mobility. The shoulder joint is a ‘ball and socket’…

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Ear infections

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Ear infections can become a chronic problem for many children. They are commonly caused by bacterial or viral infections after an illness such as a cold. Repeated chronic ear infections can lead to hearing damage and well as problems with speech and development. Ear infections commonly occur when the lymph system in the neck experiences…

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