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McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment

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The McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment method is used by chiropractors and physical therapists. What is McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment? The McKenzie method (MDT) was founded by Robin McKenzie, a physical therapist, in the 1950s.  The MDT system includes “evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for the spine and extremities”.  Instead of looking at the complaints…
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Chiropractic Care and Adjustments

Chiropractic Care and Adjustments | Chiropractors & Chiropractic Care | Scoop.it
Chiropractors are specialists in musculoskeletal issues and more. What Does a Chiropractor Do? By definition chiropractors are health care providers who focus on nervous system and musculoskeletal issues, as well as general health.  Their treatment is not just for neck pain, back pain, joint paint, headaches, and arm and leg pain.  Chiropractors perform their hands-on,…
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About Osteopathy

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Doctors of Osteopathy are a type of physician in the United States. What is an Osteopathic Physician? There are two types of United States physicians:  medical doctor (MD) and doctor of osteopathy (DO).  Like MDs, DOs are qualified to perform surgery and to prescribe medications.  Both obtain bachelor’s degrees and four years of medical school,…
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Neck Pain Relief and Techniques

Neck Pain Relief and Techniques | Chiropractors & Chiropractic Care | Scoop.it
Neck pain can feel debilitating.  There are many options for relieving the discomfort and preventing injury. Causes of Neck Pain There are many neck pain causes.  Muscle strains, clenching the jaw, and reading in bed are some typical triggers.  The neck muscles could become fatigued from overuse.  Neck joints wear with age, and osteoarthritis can…
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Bone Spurs and Treatments

Bone Spurs and Treatments | Chiropractors & Chiropractic Care | Scoop.it
Bone spurs could cause pain throughout the body.  There are some treatment options. What are Bone Spurs? A bone spur, also known as an osteophyte, is a bony projection that forms along the edge of the bone, often “where bones meet each other…(the) joints”.  Bone spurs can occur around the knee, spine, hip, shoulder, and…
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Treating Back Spasms and Pain with Stretches

Treating Back Spasms and Pain with Stretches | Chiropractors & Chiropractic Care | Scoop.it
Back spasms are caused by many factors; stretches, exercises, and chiropractic can help relieve the pain. Causes and Symptoms of Back Spasms Electrolyte abnormalities and dehydration can be culprits behind the spasms of skeletal muscles.  Stretching the muscle may provide immediate relief for abrupt pain.1  The contraction of the muscle in spasm, especially around the…
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