Chiropractic Treatment and Health Topics

by Dr. Mark Chiungos

 

What Is Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic? This is a question that I commonly hear. The best definition that I’ve come across is by the World Federation of Chiropractic:
“A health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the effect of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustments with soft tissue manipulation.

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Tom Brady’s TB12 Regimen and Chiropractic

Tom Brady, the renowned quarterback of the New England Patriots, and his TB12 health regimen have gained impressive notoriety over the past few years. Now as Brady celebrates his fortieth birthday and shows few signs of slowing down, he is gaining many converts to his TB12 health and lifestyle regimen. Several of his n

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Is Their A Revolution In Back Pain Treatment?

My experience from over two decades of practice, confirms that each person responds to pain differently, therefore there is no exact strategy for addressing a painful back that works for everyone. For example, many patients will respond to a painful back with bed rest

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Spring Season Is Here: Is Your Back Ready For The Pain?

Spring is a long awaited season for many of us in New England. The Winter too often restricts our activity to the indoors and limits our mobility and use of our upper body. Many of us in the chiropractic field acknowledge the “seasonality” factor we see each season

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Benefits of Vitamin D and Chiropractic

Chiropractic medicine typically takes a holistic approach to a persons health and well-being. One area of critical importance is the stuff we put in our body. Nutrition is key because so much of what we eat and rink directly affects our muscles, bones, hydration, brain functioning, immune system and much more.

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Chiropractic Wellness and Weight Loss

I’m often asked by my patients who have had excellent results from their ongoing chiropractic wellness visits, as to the potential for chiropractic care to assist in weight loss. In short, chiropractic care is not just about correcting misalignments in the spine but a great resource for overall health.

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Do Chiropractic Adjustments Hurt ?

This is a common question I hear from new patients.The short answer is No! However as a further precaution, prior to adjusting a new patient I will always do a new patient intake questionnaire where I review any sensitivities and pre-existing pain that a person may have.

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