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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THE BENEFITS OF ACETYL-L-CARNITINE FOR NEUROPATHY

Burning and numbness in your hands or feet may be due to peripheral neuropathy. We often suggest Acetyl L-Carnitine (sometimes called ALCAR)  for people suffering peripheral neuropathy. First we determine  the best course of treatment to improve how you feel and get...

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NATURAL TREATMENTS FOR TMJ HEADACHES

Do you suffer headaches over your temples or sides of your head? Do you grind your teeth? Does your jaw click when you open or close your mouth? Do you sometimes get pain over your teeth or jaw but your dentist finds nothing wrong with your teeth? This pain may be...

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Drug-Free Pregnancy Back Pain Help

Mid to low back pain is a common complaint with pregnancy, particularly in the last trimester. But, back pain medications should be avoided as much as possible when pregnant. So what do when you feel pain more and more with each day? What do you do to ease the...

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HEADACHE RELIEF NATURAL DRUG-FREE

 Do you get headaches more than once a year? How about once a month or once a week? If so, you may be a ‘headache person’ just as some people are ‘back pain people’.  But you don’t need to be, you don’t need to have ‘ordinary headaches’.  Because, even if your...

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Do You Have Nutritional Neuropathy?

First of all, what is neuropathy? It is simply abnormal function of some of your nerves. What are the symptoms of neuropathy? Burning pains, cold extremities, sharp pains, constant pain, numbness, restless legs among others. So what is Nutritional neuropathy? It is...

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Healthy Holiday Foods

This time of year many of us share meals with friends and family and eat a lot of holiday foods.  Holiday foods that may not be part of our usual diet. Some of these foods may be our favorites. And, some foods we eat out of a sense of obligation and tradition. The net...

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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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