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 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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HOW LIPOIC ACID HELPS NEUROPATHY

Lipoic Acid is one of the nutrients we use here at Neuropathy Northshore to help in the treatment of neuropathy. Here is information about the benefits of lipoic acid supplements in neuropathy treatment. From WebMD: Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is an antioxidant that's in...

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IS YOUR LEG PAIN REALLY SCIATICA?

“My doctor told me I had sciatica,” Elaine recalled. “But the muscle relaxers and anti-inflammatories didn't help my leg pain feel better.”  Most people with thigh pain are told they have sciatica. But, when I hear a story like this, the first thing I ask the person...

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HOW TO SPEED HEALING OF A SPRAIN

Sprains and strains are like close cousins in the world of injuries. How do you tell them apart? A sprain involves ligaments at a joint, and strains involve muscles. If a muscle is injured near a joint it can be hard to tell a sprain from a strain. But since you would...

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How to Keep Your Brain Healthy

(so you feel better and have more fun in life) We don't often think of our brain as something we need to keep healthy. Even though we know that certain foods and exercises are good for our heart, bones and muscles, our brain health is one area that we may take for...

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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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