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Oh, My Aching Head—Managing Headaches With Chiropractic Care

Headaches are a shared universal experience – but still not a comfortable one. Everybody experience them differently but the main difference these days is in how they are treated. At San Diego Spine & Rehab we can help to diagnose exactly what kind of headaches you are experiencing in order to effectively treat them. Did you know that headaches are responsible for more than 18 million doctor’s office visits annually in the U.S. and are the most common reason for reaching for over-the-counter medication? Equally burdensome is the dollar amount lost in productivity ($25 billion), based on the estimated 156 … Continue reading

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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Lower Your Chances of Back Surgery

When faced with the thought of having to undergo back surgery, who wouldn’t want a real alternative? Those who suffer from back pain may finally be able do just that as evidence mounts supporting the growing movement toward chiropractic care as the “first option” for relief over costly and invasive procedures such as spinal surgery. One job-related statistic underscores just how big a deal that really is: Back pain injuries outnumber all other occupational injuries in the U.S. To that point, the latest study to show that seeing a chiropractic doctor from San Diego Spine & rehab first reduced the chance … Continue reading

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Preventing Stress through Chiropractic

Typically, the average person experiences a fair amount of stress through their lifetime and for most it’s very difficult to prevent. Stress can easily slow somebody down and hinder their daily performance. Stress is a natural (and healthy) human reaction but if its becomes severe it can lead to other diseases and illnesses. Many people see chiropractic as a way of healing but can also be used when there is no physical issue. Chiropractic can be used in many different ways to prevent stress – so don’t fret! When you come to your first visit at San Diego Spine & … Continue reading

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Abnormal Spine Curvature and Care

Abnormal curvature of the spine is looked at as a deformity or disorder. There are three main types of spinal curvature. ·         Scoliosis: The most common type of spinal curvature. It is viewed as excessive sideways curvature of the spinal column. ·         Kyphosis: This type is described as an excessive outward curvature of the back  resulting in a hunchback. ·         Lordosis:  This is characterized as a forward curvature of the spine most commonly in the lumbar section of the spinal column. At San Diego Spine & Rehab we can help you overcome your pain and get back on your feet. … Continue reading

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Living with Osteoarthritis: Treatment Options

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. While osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, neck, lower back, knees and hips. Osteoarthritis gradually worsens with time, and no cure exists. But osteoarthritis treatments can slow the progression of the disease, relieve pain and improve joint function. Osteoarthritis symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis include: … Continue reading

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Multi-Specialty Practices: What Makes Them Different?

We are so fortunate to be a part of a culture where so many options are available to us, especially when it comes to our health and wellbeing. Often times, we hold off on taking care of ourselves, because of the actual time and effort that is required! As a result, we are impacting our overall health and vitality by neglecting the necessary care that we need to remain healthy, strong, and able to perform our everyday essential functions. That’s where Multi-Speciality Practices (MSP), like San Diego Spine and Rehab, come in! With an MSP, you are afforded all of … Continue reading

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Back Pain: It Doesn’t Have to Rule Your Life!

We’ve all been there. You aren’t used to this level of pain, and you’re able to tolerate it, initially. You carry on with your daily life, uncomfortably adjusting in the office, in the car, and when you’re trying to sleep at night. The days, weeks, and months go by, and before you know it, your pain is increasingly affecting the everyday tasks that never seemed so taxing before! In the United States, the most common cause of disability in people under 40 years of age is back pain! Back pain can not only be painful, but it also takes a … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Prenatal Extended Manual Therapy

What is Prenatal Extended Manual Therapy? Prenatal Extended Manual Therapy relaxes tense muscles, eases sore spots, improves circulation and mobility, and just makes you feel good! Most importantly, it’s tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, so our licensed therapists adjust their techniques accordingly. How do I lie down on the table? Some women find it uncomfortable to lay face down right from the start of pregnancy because of their tender, swollen breasts. Also, you can’t lay face down on the traditional massage table because your belly button has started to grow or protrude. On … Continue reading

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July is in Full Swing at SDSR!

July has arrived, and we have all kinds of fun happening in both of our offices to enjoy it! We look forward to it every year, and we know our patients do, too! The Cooler Full of Fun is an amazing variety of games, snacks, and toys to really take advantage of the Summer months! It’s easy to win, too! For every appointment you keep, you will receive ONE ticket into the raffle! For every friend you refer in as a New Patient, you’ll get an additional FIVE tickets into the raffle! We get really excited about this, so don’t … Continue reading

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What’s Happening in SDSR-June 2014

It’s been a busy month here at SDSR, and we are so excited to share some of the highlights! June is so exciting for us all, with kids going on Summer Vacation, the fair coming to town, and more! Want to keep up with the latest info, events, and photos from SDSR? “Like” us on Facebook! The San Diego County Fair is in town until July 4th, and we are so excited to have our very own booth out there to spread the word about San Diego Spine and Rehab and what we do! Check out some of our awesome … Continue reading

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