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Can Chiropractic Treatment Help My Muscle Spasms? Oct 12th, 2021

Most people have experienced at least one muscle spasm in their lifetime — they can happen to anyone, anywhere and at any age. But some people tend to be more prone to these sudden episodes than others, and they can be severely painful. While there’s no quick fix for chronic...

How Testosterone Injections Work Sep 12th, 2021

Testosterone is the main hormone responsible for your classic “maleness.” It triggers the development of your sexual organs, contributes to strong muscle mass, keeps your sexual performance in tip-top condition, and even gives you a sense of well-being. So, when it wanes, so does your overall health. Our team of...

How Peripheral Neuropathy Is Diagnosed and Treated Aug 17th, 2021

Do you have mysterious symptoms like sharp, jabbing pain, occasional weakness or numbness, even sensitivity to light touch? You know something’s wrong, but what could it be?  These are some of the classic signs of peripheral neuropathy or nerve damage. The symptoms vary greatly from person to person, which is...

5 Benefits of Regenerative Medicine Jul 15th, 2021

You know that your body can heal itself in many ways from cut skin to broken bones. But there are also many conditions that exceed your body’s ability to repair the damage. In these cases, traditional medicine seeks to relieve symptoms and manage progression, but regenerative medicine takes it a...

Tips for Avoiding Joint Pain as You Age Jun 29th, 2021

Every time you take a step your knees absorb about one-and-a-half times your body weight. That’s enough to wear down the ligaments and cartilage in your knee joints, until, over time, they give way. If you’re overweight, the problem compounds exponentially.  And it’s not just your knees at risk, all...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Your Pregnancy May 24th, 2021

Pregnancy is a one-woman show. You and you alone carry the weight and the responsibility of physically supporting a growing baby, so it doesn’t hurt to have a little help along the way. Many women are turning to chiropractic care to make both their pregnancy and delivery experience easier.  Our...

Help for Your Osteoarthritis Pain Apr 15th, 2021

Arthritis pain can obliterate life as you knew it, limiting your movement, robbing you of beloved hobbies, and even causing clinical depression and anxiety. What’s worse — it can’t be cured. The good news is it can be treated, and if you partner with the right medical team, you can...

Who’s at Risk for Peripheral Neuropathy? Mar 21st, 2021

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) occurs when any of the nerves in your peripheral nervous system become damaged, irritated, or inflamed. These nerves start in your spine and travel throughout your body. Under normal circumstances, they are a valuable asset that allows you to touch, grab, write, walk, and talk. But several...

What’s a Herniated Disc and What Causes It? Feb 17th, 2021

Back pain brings your world to a grinding halt, as you struggle to sit, get up, stand, walk, bend, and all the other essential movements you once took for granted. Globally, back pain is the number one cause of disability, and in the United States, it accounts for 264 million...

Ways To Prevent Sciatica From Happening Jan 20th, 2021

Sciatica is the umbrella term used to describe the symptoms of a pinched sciatic nerve. The list of varied symptoms is about as long as the nerve itself, which runs from the small of your back down through your buttocks and all the way down each leg.  The latest studies...

5 Bad Habits That Could Be Worsening Your Knee Pain Dec 23rd, 2020

You ask a lot of your knee joints, and they typically deliver without complaint — bending, extending, jumping, and bearing one-and-a-half times your body weight with every step. But if you move wrong, carry too much weight, or injure them, they rebel. Here at Elite Physical Medicine, our team of...

Living With Neuropathy (And What You Can Do About It) Nov 1st, 2020

About 20 million Americans have been diagnosed with neuropathy, according to the National Institutes of Health, and it’s likely that the condition affects millions more who haven’t yet been diagnosed. If you struggle with neuropathy, you know how difficult it can be to deal with the pain, tingling, numbness, and...