25 Sep September 25, 2013

Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury from Whiplash Concussion and mild traumatic brain injury http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001802/ commonly results from whiplash sustained in an automobile accident. Dr. Fred Schofield at Atlas Chiropractic has helped thousands of patients, over the last 25 years, with this and similar conditions. You may have heard recently, about football players suffering from […]

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For Thousands of years civilizations have been built around daily worship of the sun. On a visit to any ancient history museum you will find the forgotten carvings and paintings discovered from every part of the globe, from the Egyptian hieroglyphs of the sun god Amon-Ra to the Roman Empire’s Apollo, created simply to glorify […]

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10 Aug August 10, 2012

Headaches

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One of the most common complaints we see in chiropractic offices is headaches. There are different causes of headaches. Its origin may be traumatic, inflammatory, neurologic, psychologic, vascular, endocrine, metabolic, neoplastic, degenerative, deficiency, congenital, allergic, autoimmune, or toxic.  What are the different types of headaches? Tension headache, cervicogenic headaches, cluster headache, or migraine. They range […]

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27 Jul July 27, 2012

How to Fight Inflammation

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What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or stress. During injury or stress to the body the muscles, tendons, or ligaments start the inflammation process which begins with cleaning up these tissues and allowing the healing process to begin. These areas of the body tend to lose function and mobility and […]

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05 Jul July 05, 2012

Chiropractic Helps Relieve Stress

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What is stress? Dr. Hans Selye stated the definition of stress is as follows “Non-Specific response of the body to any demand placed upon it”. Stress is a reaction to any internal and external stimuli that upsets normal physiology and disturbs physical, chemical, and emotional health. Internal stimuli includes:  minimal depletion, inflammation, or emotional conflict. […]

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Back pain occurs in up to 80% of adults at some point in their lives and is one of the leading causes of visits to physicians. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Spinal adjustment is […]

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Preventing Cold and Flu with Chiropractic Care As the winter months are moving in to Northwest Phoenix the flu is sure to follow. The cause of the cold and flu is a loss of our body’s ability to adapt to the environment. This adaption or homeostatis is controlled and coordinated by the central nervous system […]

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Phoenix Chiropractor Explains Children and Chiropractic Care What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic encompasses all ages by taking care of people from in the womb to old age. Chiropractic helps restore optimum health throughout your lifetime. Most people think that chiropractors “crack bones to relieve pain.”

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It’s back-to-school-time – How to avoid back pain from backpacks Its back-to-school-time, which means new backpacks for our patients. Although backpacks are a staple amongst school aged children, they can also pose a serious health threat. Atlas Chiropractic wants to ensure that our patients in the Phoenix area know the best backpack products, weight guidelines […]

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