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4 Ways to treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome without Surgery

  Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. The condition occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand — the median nerve — is squeezed or compressed as it travels through the wrist.   In most patients, carpal tunnel syndrome gets worse […]

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Reduce Belly Bloating with the FODMAP Diet

Do you suffer from bloating, gas and intolerance to certain foods like dairy and wheat? Have you been diagnosed with IBS? If so, you may have sensitivity to FODMAPS. FODMAPS are carbohydrates (sugars) that are found in certain foods. FODMAP specifically stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyolols. These are the technical names for […]

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Sciatica Pain Relief

  The first step to healing from sciatica is understanding the underlying cause. Sciatica is not a true diagnosis but a symptom of several different conditions. Continue reading to learn more about sciatica, it’s causes and treatment options.   What is Sciatica?   The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body; it […]

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4 Ways to Beat Plantar Fasciitis for Good

  Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain in both sedentary and athletic people. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 10 people experience heel pain at some point in their lives. Plantar fasciitis presents with pain and tenderness at the inner aspect of the bottom of the foot (heel) which […]

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Yoga for Low Back Pain: A Chiropractor’s Perspective

  The research into the effects of yoga on lower back pain is in its infancy but people have been practicing yoga and experiencing the physical and mental benefits for thousands of years (4). More recently yoga has generated interest among the general public and scientific community as an alternative for a variety of chronic […]

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Cure your Headaches in 9 Simple Steps!

   9 Simple Steps to get rid of headaches fast! Many things can cause headaches. Deadlines. Arguments. Traffic jams. Alcohol. Generally speaking headaches are your body’s response to physical or emotional stress. A number of factors including nerve irritation, blood vessel dysfunction, muscle tension, poor posture and brain trauma are also associated with headaches but […]

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Gut Health & Beyond: Brain Maker Review

  I just finished reading “Brain Maker” and I can’t say enough great things about this book! If you want to loose weight, optimize health or manage illness this is a must read. Dr. Pulmetter provides an evidence- based rationale for how the our gut health and microbiome influences our weight and the health of our brain, […]

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Do You Know how to Breathe? (Part II)

Tips for developing proper breathing patterns:     Practice a slow steady rhythm and avoid deep breathes and sighs. Try to focus on your breath at least once per hour throughout the day—it typically takes at least several weeks to automatize to a new breathing pattern. The main goal of respiratory training is to move from […]

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Do You Know how to Breathe? (Part I)

  How incorrect breathing techniques influence posture, movement and pain:   Breathing is an essential function of any living organism. Many of us already know we utilize improper breathing techniques or have poor posture however what is “normal” for breathing and posture is hard to define. Dynamic neuromuscular stabilization is an approach based on developmental […]

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Hip Tendonitis: Gluteal Tendinopathy

  The top 5 ways you are making your hip pain (gluteal tendinopathy) worse:   Lateral or outer hip pain is a common complaint that we treat at Mountain Health & Performance. There are many structures around the hip that can cause pain. The lower back can also refer pain into the hip, which makes […]

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