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    03/30/2021 - Tracy Chiropractic
    A Guide to Chronic Pain

    More than 50 million people in the United States are affected by long-term, chronic pain. The length and severity of pain may vary from person to person, but any type of constant pain can still be crippling. While pain normally subsides once an injury heals, chronic pain lasts three months or more.

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    03/18/2021 - Tracy Chiropractic
    Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Tingling, numbness, and weakness in the hand or arm are all common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. According to the American Association of Family Physicians, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a medical diagnosis that affects 3-6% of adults. It can also cost employers billions in workers' compensation costs, medical treatment, and lost productivity. As carpal tunnel syndrome progresses over time, it's likely that the severity of symptoms will, too, making it critical for individuals to receive an early diagnosis and treatment plan.

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  • A truck driver driving down a highway
    02/05/2021 - Tracy Chiropractic
    Long-Haul Trucking and Degenerative Spinal Issues

    Day-to-day working conditions put long-haul truck drivers at an increased risk for musculoskeletal injuries and pain. Sitting for hours on end has a negative impact on blood circulation and encourages the body to slouch into unhealthy postures, putting strain on muscles, ligaments, and spinal disks. Here's a look at how long-haul trucking can lead to degenerative spinal issues and what can be done to prevent them.

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  • A back massager being used in the office
    01/14/2021 - Tracy Chiropractic
    Can Poor Posture Result in Back Pain?

    It's easy to pinpoint the cause of back pain when something like an accident has occurred, but most people overlook the fact that many aches and pains can be caused by poor posture. Learn how this bad habit can lead to discomfort or injury and how one can maintain a healthier spine.

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  • The headlights of a wrecked vehicle
    11/18/2020 - Tracy Chiropractic
    Tending to Soft Tissue Injuries After a Car Accident

    After being in an auto accident, people are often diagnosed with soft tissue injuries. These injuries are often perceived as non-threatening and overlooked by those who suffer from them, but they still require proper diagnoses and treatment to prevent further issues.

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  • Woman stretching her back - Tracy Chiropractic
    07/27/2020 - Tracy Chiropractic
    How to Stay Healthy, Flexible, and Mobile at Home

    As many people continue to work remotely and spend extra time at home, it's more important than ever to find ways to stay physically healthy. Luckily, basic physical fitness doesn't require fancy techniques or trips to the gym. Here are three simple ways to stay healthy, flexible, and mobile at home.

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    07/27/2020 - Tracy Chiropractic
    The Importance of Scoliosis Screenings for Parents

    According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, adolescent scoliosis is a spinal curvature that affects up to 3% of children ages 10 to 18. Scoliosis screenings for school-age children allow parents to seek proper care for this condition, which can cause complications such as disability, deformation, and the need for chronic back pain treatment. Explore the importance of this simple scoliosis test, given in California public schools to girls in seventh grade and boys in eighth grade.

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  • Image of man with neck pain - Tracy Chiropractic
    07/27/2020 - Tracy Chiropractic
    Stretches to Ease a Painful Neck

    Neck pain is a common issue for individuals who frequently use screens and devices for work, school, and entertainment. Posture, muscle strain, osteoarthritis, wear and tear on the joints, compressed nerves, and injuries can also contribute to discomfort, stiffness, and aching in the neck and upper back. Those who relate to these symptoms should try these three simple stretches for neck pain.

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