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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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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HOW TO TREAT BACK PAIN

Our patients often ask if they should use ice or heat on a back injury or pain. They want to know what is the proper way to treat their back pain. Ignore it? Stretch it out? Exercise or don’t exercise? It is difficult for the average person to know. Here is some...

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Can Magnesium Help Heart Disease?

Everyone has heard how important calcium is for your health, but did you know that magnesium is every bit as important? Low magnesium levels are dangerous because magnesium is needed for proper function of many of our body’s systems. The cardiovascular system (heart...

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Understanding Bone Health

Older women lose calcium from their bones. But did you know that men and younger women can also suffer loss of bone if they do the wrong things? Here are some of the consequences: breaking bones, weaker muscles and greater disability as we age. Loss of muscle strength...

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NATURAL HEADACHE HELP

Headaches are hard to ignore. You may be able to take your mind off  most other pains, but headache pain gets 'in your head'. (Even when it often has nothing to do with your head!) It's true  that anyone can get an occasional headache. But it is never normal to have...

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Balance and Neuropathy Treatment

One of the more common but sometimes under diagnosed components of some forms of peripheral neuropathy is loss of balance. Patients will often say “I don’t have neuropathy; I only walk like I’ve had a few drinks”. In the clinic, we call this “gait” changes. This is...

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SUFFER LESS REDUCE STRESS

Do you suffer sleeplessness, irritability, fatigue, burn out, feel overwhelmed? Headaches, back pains, or neck pains? Stomach pains or nausea, irritable bowels? How about hair loss, weight gain around your stomach and loss of sex drive? All of these are symptoms of...

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Muscle Cramps, Knee Pain & Daily Headache Answers

This article features questions from the Natural Health Today TV show hosted by Dr. Steve. Here are some answers about post work out muscle cramps, knee pains and daily headaches. Post-workout Muscle Cramps Karen from Danversport: I have been getting muscle cramps...

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NATURAL INFLAMMATION FIGHTERS

Inflammation causes swelling, painful joints, painful muscles and weight gain. It can also cause problems in all the body’s systems. For example anyone overweight can be headed for diabetes due to inflammation’s effects in their body. However many of the...

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