Patient Education

The more you understand how your body functions, the better equipped you’ll be at taking care of yourself to achieve optimal health. At Blomerth Chiropractic we empower you to take charge of your own health and future, educating you about your condition to decrease your need for future care. You can learn more by clicking here on My Blog for our latest health information. Or, we’ve included this Patient Education section on our website to provide you with valuable, practical wellness information which you can incorporate into your lifestyle to improve the quality of your life. We hope you will turn to these pages whenever you have a question about health related issues and urge you to contact our practice at any time to make an appointment with one of our chiropractors.

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How Spinal Adjustments Help Bad Back Pain and Stiffness

The quickest way to get out of pain and restore function when you have back pain? Spinal Manipulation The Gold Standard of back pain treatment Back pain is one of the most common pains that people have. Approximately 80% of people will have at least one episode of low...

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A Daily Schedule Helps Neuropathy or Chronic Pain

Scheduled physical activity every day can improve neuropathy and other chronic pain. Also, people who tend to keep tight schedules often do well managing and ultimately defeating chronic pain. Here is some information on how a consistent daily schedule can help in...

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Taming Tension Headaches

“Every time the kids start fighting, my shoulders tighten up, my neck hurts and I get a headache that can last for days,” Julie complained on her first visit. Julie had the classic signs of a tension headache. Tight shoulders and neck tension are common with tension...

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COLD AND FLU FIGHTING SUPPLEMENTS THAT WON’T KNOCK YOU OUT

Like it or not Winter is here: so what will you do to help fight off colds and the flu? As wholistic chiropractors who offer nutrition as part of our services to enhance our patients’ health, we regularly offer flu and cold fighting supplements this time of year. Any...

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Foot Pain—Could it be Plantar Fasciitis?

If you have pain on the bottom of your foot that hurts when you walk or run and feels better when you rest, then you may have plantar fasciitis. And if your foot feels stiff and painful again after resting or sleeping; that also sounds like classic plantar fasciitis....

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YOUR IDIOPATHIC NEUROPATHY MAY BE DUE TO INSULIN RESISTANCE

What is insulin resistance? Insulin resistance precedes diabetes. However even before the diagnosis of diabetes, insulin resistance can cause neuropathy nerve damage. Your pancreas makes insulin. Insulin’s job is to push blood sugar into your cells for the cells to...

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Sex, Sciatica, the Sacroiliac and You

Being healthy means many things and a natural and normal part of health is sex and sex appeal. We may not talk about this facet of our lives very often but it is an important part of our life, our energy and our well-being. Clothing, hair styles and fashion and...

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FEELING BAD MAY BE A THYROID PROBLEM

What organ in your body controls all of these important things for you: heart and breathing rate, whether you gain or lose weight, your body temperature?  The  thyroid gland, just below your Adam’s apple, has a hand in all these essential functions. If you just never...

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AVOIDING COMMON NECK PAIN CAUSES

Are you making common mistakes with bad posture habits that could be damaging your neck? Most of the time these habits don’t even hurt at the time you are doing them. That is because neck pain happens gradually with these causes of microtrauma. That is minor injury...

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FIGHTING THE FLU BUG – NATURALLY

It seems as if everyone you know either has the flu or a cold. Ads for cold and flu medications abound. Even people who have had flu shots are getting sick. It can be scary. What can you do to stay healthy when illness seems all around you? As we head into flu and...

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Preventing Falling

How big a problem is falling anyway?  Neuropathy puts people at risk for falling in a couple different ways. In some people it weakens their muscles so they are more likely to fall. In those who can’t feel their feet well, they can’t feel if their foot is planted...

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A Neck and Upper Back Mystery Pain Solved

In our 36 years of practice we have had many calls from people who were in a lot of pain. Sometimes a person calls saying that their neck pain “just kills”. So, we give them an appointment right away and start our examination to find out what is causing their pain. ...

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Low Tech Fall Prevention Tips

Coming up on September 22nd to the 28th is National Fall Prevention Awareness Week. Falls can happen to anyone at any age. However as we age, we do not bounce back so easily from a fall. So, we are offering this blog to give you some ideas to help you prevent falls...

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FISH OIL BENEFITS FOR HEALTHIER HEART, BRAIN AND BODY

(Did someone say fish oil was good for you?) When you hear so much about Omega-3 or fish oil supplements do you wonder if they are just a fad? When you hear about great results from these supplements do you wonder why people just don’t eat more fish? Here are some of...

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The Dangers of Self-Diagnosis and Treatment

Ever heard the phrase “The doctor who treats himself is a fool?”  That old saying is even more true today. In this day of the internet people often look up their symptoms and then try to treat themselves. But when you attempt a self-diagnosis and then treat your own...

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