Month: June 2013

Work and Career Issues

Work and career issues plague nearly everyone from time to time. Whether you’ve had the same job for decades or are just beginning your career, there’s no doubt that you will at some point face worries or anxieties that are in some way connected to the workplace. Though many issues are resolvable without third-party intervention,…

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Stress Management

Stress is an emotional and physical response to the pressures and demands of life. It is normal to experience occasional stress from time to time, but frequent or even chronic stress can have long-term implications. In addition to affecting your relationships and quality of life, ongoing stress can manifest with physical symptoms, such as anxiety,…

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Parenting Education and Support

Parenting is one of the hardest and demanding jobs. Raising a child can be complicated, overwhelming, and at times plain frustrating. Every child-parent relationship is different, and no one knows your child better than you do. But that doesn’t mean you have to ‘go it alone.’ With parenting education and support therapy, you can gain…

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Grief Counseling

Grief is a natural process that most people experience following a meaningful loss. Although everyone copes with grief differently, nearly everyone navigates the process in stages. While grieving is important following a loss, it may appear very differently from person to person. Many people find the grieving process to be more straightforward with the assistance…

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Family Counseling

Most families are not strangers to conflict. Tensions can run high between siblings, spouses, and between children and parents. Keeping the family unit in balance can be difficult, especially when one or more members have a problem that is affecting the rest of the family. In situations where personal attempts to resolve conflicts have been…

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Therapy for Depression & Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are serious conditions that can interfere with quality of life, relationships, employment, and overall health. Although it is normal to feel stressed out, worried or ‘down’ from time to time, chronic anxiety and depression can become a serious problem that eventually results in physical complications. Did you know… that anxiety disorders affect…

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Couples Counseling

Conflicts are a normal part of healthy relationships. Nearly all couples experiences highs and lows, but many need help in overcoming emotional hurts and wounds associated with conflicts, dishonesty, miscommunication, or some other source of tension in their relationships. Couples counseling is for committed partners – married or not – who have a mutual interest…

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Conflict Resolution

Conflict is healthy and normal, and in most cases can be reconciled by the parties involved. However, sometimes conflict goes unresolved either due to one or more irrational parties or an inability to come to a compromise. In these cases, conflict resolution services can play a helpful role in unraveling disagreements while preserving the relationship…

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Addiction & Recovery

Addiction is a dangerous, yet treatable disease. Unlike other types of illnesses, addiction requires the commitment and cooperation of the abuser in order to begin a journey to recovery. Individuals suffering from addiction are encouraged to seek treatment from an experienced counselor who can help identify the cause of self-abusive behaviors and facilitate a path…

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Nearly everyone loves warm weather when plenty of time is spent outdoors swimming under the hot summer sun. But the warmer months of the year are also a time to be vigilant about water sun and safety. Children are especially susceptible to the dangers of the sun and water; and it is up to parents and…

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Nutrition plays an important role in a healthy childhood and can set the foundation for wellness in adulthood. A balanced and nutritious diet helps facilitate growth among children during a time in their lives when they are developing at a rapid rate. Education is an essential part of teaching parents and children about the importance…

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Did you know? Mothers can benefit from the advice of a pediatrician concerning: The umbilical cord Difficulty with breastfeeding Immunizations Developmental milestones Baby-proofing the house Sudden health scares, such as a first fever Teaching a child to sleep through the night Teething Behavioral issues Discipline Water and sun safety And much more Frequently Asked Questions…

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ID: 109

Immunizations are a foundation part of preventive healthcare for children and teens. The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control each has recommendations that suggest immunizing children starting at birth. The current vaccination schedule for children contains a list of 12 vaccines that protect against 16 dangerous diseases. The vaccines contain components…

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Having a baby usually means that the near and distant future will be peppered with plenty of doctor’s visits, starting just days after birth. In fact, most babies meet their pediatricians before being released from the hospital for the first time. A pediatrician is a parent’s partner in health, wellness and prevention for their children.…

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ID: 127
Neck Pain

Your neck – also referred to as the cervical spine – is a delicate accumulation of vertebrae, nerves, and muscles that work to support your head. The neck is very flexible and capable of rotating from side to side, up and down. Though the neck is not weak, it is susceptible to injury and pain.…

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ID: 124
Massage Therapy

Chiropractic care is a conservative, non-invasive treatment used to relieve pain and treat underlying conditions of the neuromuscular system. Although it is highly effective on its own, the therapy works synergistically with massage therapy to deliver faster, more effective results. Massage prior to a chiropractic treatment helps loosen stiff muscles and make them more susceptible…

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ID: 121
Knee Pain

Knee pain is a highly common complaint among Americans – especially those who are active in sports or are victims of repetitive use injuries. There are many causes of knee pain, including arthritis, inflammation, and injuries to the connective tissues. Many people suffering from knee pain want alternative treatment methods besides pain medications or surgery.…

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ID: 203
Joint Problems

Joint pain is a common problem, and there is a host of treatments and medications available claiming to offer symptom relief. But few of those treatment options work to address the cause of joint problems rather than just the symptoms. Chiropractic treatment can be a viable remedy for joint problems and pain affecting all areas…

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ID: 5480
Headaches

Nearly everyone has occasional headaches, but some people suffer with them chronically. Recurring headaches and migraines can severely limit quality of life. Most people who have frequent headaches are not suffering with an underlying health condition, but rather are experiencing headaches as a side effect of stress, poor sleep habits, overuse of caffeine, or even…

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ID: 111
Foot Care

Many people think of a podiatrist when it comes to foot care, but chiropractors treat pain and disorders of the feet and ankles as well. In fact, chiropractors are especially helpful in relieving pain stemming from conditions like plantar fasciitis and metatarsalgia. If you visit a chiropractor with chronic foot pain, you can be assured…

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Back Decompression

More and more people are foregoing back surgery to give spinal decompression a try. Back decompression is a gentle and non-invasive alternative to more aggressive treatments used to treat chronic pain. It works by applying gentle pressure to your back in an effort to expand space between compressed discs in your spine. When performed successfully,…

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Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is a branch of medicine pertaining to the health of the spine, nervous system and musculoskeletal system. Chiropractors use spinal manipulation and other techniques to address the underlying conditions that are responsible for symptoms like back pain, neck pain, and chronic headaches. Chiropractic care is generally practiced free of the use of medications…

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ID: 89
Back Pain

Chiropractors treat the entire neuromusculoskeletal system, but they are especially helpful in treating back pain. Chiropractors do not actually target pain relief itself so much as they attempt to treat the underlying conditions responsible for pain. Instead of merely masking a pain with over-the-counter or prescription medications, many patients who see chiropractors for back pain…

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