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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Should You Exercise When You Have Back Pain?

(Perhaps the most misunderstood idea in health care.) Yes, you should, but you must do the right exercises. This is because bed rest is usually the worst thing you can do in most back pain situations. How do you know if you are doing the right back pain exercises? The...

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Horrible Headaches

Do you really need drugs to stop them? If you say “Yes, of course.” you have to ask yourself one question; “Will the drugs change the reason you get horrible headaches or just block out the pain?”... Most people know that the more drugs you take the more you will need...

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POST SURGICAL PAIN TREATMENTS

Sometimes neuropathy occurs after a surgery. Anasthesia reactions in some people can cause neuropathy. On occasion, a nerve that was damaged during the surgery causes the neuropathy symptoms. A person with slight neuropathy before the surgery may experience worsened...

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HOW TO STAY ACTIVE AFTER 40

How long do you want to live? That's a tough question, but most people say 'as long as I'm healthy'. Because most people know that if they are not healthy it is difficult to stay active and enjoy life. No one really wants a long life of pain and disability. So how do...

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8 TIPS TO AVOID SPRING CLEANING INJURIES

As more of us get into spring cleaning and readying our houses for visitors over the coming weekends and holidays, we often see an up-tic in spring cleaning injuries. Here are 8 simple suggestions to make your cleaning safer. Make your body more stable to withstand...

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PAIN FREE YARDWORK TIPS

With longer days and warmer temps we feel more energetic and often want to (or need to) work on our yards and homes. Many times after tackling these projects we feel a great sense of accomplishment. But a day or two later we may be surprised by having pains we didn't...

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Morning “Game Plan” Manages Chronic Pain

Neuropathy and Chronic Pain  A morning “Game Plan”  When conditions like neuropathy and chronic pain linger, you need a good strategy to take back control of your life. Both neuropathy and chronic pain include inflammation as well as a decreased background level of...

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CAN CHIROPRACTIC CARE HELP NECK PAINS?

Chiropractic is the largest drug-free, natural healing profession in the United States. The profession was established over 100 years ago in 1895. Modern doctors of Chiropractic are highly trained health care providers. We can do a lot to help people suffering neck...

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Tired? Gaining Weight? Cold?

Do you feel cold easily? Have trouble losing weight even with dieting and exercise? Do you feel tired a lot and find it hard to remember things or concentrate? You may be suffering from a sluggish thyroid gland. Here is some important information everyone should know...

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Safest, Most Cost Effective Low Back Pain Treatment

Do you suffer low back pain? If so you have a lot of company. One estimate is that 80% of people will suffer low back pain in their adult life.  At work, low back pain ranks second only to upper respiratory infections as a cause of missed work time. Low back pain...

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The #1 hidden cause of disease you may have

This “Hidden” cause of disease can set you up for conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure. Just to name a few. It can affect your whole body wreaking wide spread damage. Damage that builds up silently at first and then worsens over...

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Neuropathy Care Considerations:

Neuropathy care can be confusing and complex because many diseases, deficiencies and medications cause neuropathy. Also things you probably wouldn't expect also aggravate or cause neuropathy.  Because of this, the more you know, the more you can help yourself. Here at...

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Do Slipped Discs Require Surgery?

Many people think that if they have really bad back pain, sometimes with leg pain that they must have a “slipped disc”. The truth is that a slipped disc happens in less than 5% of people with back, leg or arm pain. Unfortunately some medical doctors don't know this...

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How Leptin Affects Weight Loss or Gain

What is leptin and what does it do? Most people have never heard about leptin, but the more you know about leptin the better you will be able to lose weight. Leptin is a hormone made by your fat cells. It used to be called the anti-obesity hormone. But now we know...

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A chiropractic lifestyle = a longer health span?

How long do you want to live?  Most people say “as long as I'm healthy”, because we have all known of people who suffered and were ill for many years. Who would choose to live for years in horrible pain with tubes stuck in them? We want to live having fun, feeling...

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