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The Importance of Maintenance Care in Chiropractic

After the doctors at Crawford Family Chiropractic get you out of pain, we may make recommendations to reduce the risk of a future episode (or at least minimize its severity should one occur). These recommendations may include adopting a fitness routine, dietary modifications, specific exercises, foot orthotics, and/or routine “maintenance” chiropractic adjustments, such as once a month or every six weeks. Read More

Is Chiropractic Safe During Pregnancy?

Chiropractic care is usually a safe, effective practice during pregnancy. Not only can routine chiropractic care help manage pain in your back, hips, and joints, it can also establish pelvic balance. Read More

Rotator Cuff Tear

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that come together as tendons to form a "cuff" over the head of the humerus (upper arm bone). Rotator cuff disease may be the result of either a significant injury to the shoulder or progressive degeneration or wear and tear of the tendon tissue. Read More

3 Exercises to Prevent Shoulder Pain

Our shoulders truly are an anatomical wonder. They are incredibly versatile and allow us to perform dozens upon dozens of actions that we don’t even think about. For the most part, shoulder aches occur due to muscle weaknesses that lead to poor movement patterns, compensation, and instability. Read More

Tennis Elbow

Typically this occurs with improper lifting and carrying of objects, or from performing activities that are highly repetitive in nature, which can occur with tennis but just as likely doesn't have anything to do with tennis. The number one treatment of tennis elbow is finding the activity that caused your pain and modifying it. Read More

How Chiropractic Care can help your golf game!

While we cannot fix your slice, we can help your game in other ways. The ability to properly bend, twist and flex is essential for playing golf at any level. Chiropractors have many ways to treat to both acute and chronic injuries that can be debilitating to your golf game without the use of drugs or surgery. Read More

Getting Ready to Run a Marathon?

One of the biggest mistakes I see new runners do is try to build mileage too quickly. Start small and build up slowly to have the least chance of injury. Increase your running weeks by no more than 10% a week. Read More

CBD Oil and its Benefits!

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is an extract taken from majirujana, there however is not a risk of getting “high” due to there not being any psychoactive components which come from Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Read More

How to Meditate

Basic mindfulness meditation is the practice of paying attention to the present moment with an accepting, nonjudgmental disposition. The goal isn’t to stop thinking, or to empty the mind. Rather, the point is to pay close attention to your physical sensations, thoughts and emotions in order to see them more clearly, without making so many assumptions, or making up stories. Read More

7 Reasons Why You Should Meditate Everyday

Meditation has been known to reduce stress tremendously. One of the main ways in reduces stress is by decreasing cortisol which is one of the main hormones that causes stress! Read More

How to fix your posture at work!

Posture can be tricky! Especially when you spend most of the glued to your computer, but we are here to help!Some of the simple steps are: proper desk set up, tools to help with proper posture, and what to do throughout the day to help with overall all posture! Read More

Chiropractic Care and Posture

Good posture helps us stand, walk, sit, and lie in positions that place the least strain on supporting muscles and ligaments during movement and weight-bearing activities. There are two causes of poor posture, structural issues and functional issues. Read More

Top 3 Exercises for Athletic Performance

The top three exercises that can improve your athletic performance are: Sprints, Clean and Jerk, and Deadlifts. With these three exercises you will not only see your performance increase, but also your overall health as an athlete increase. Read More

Benefits of Stretching

Stretching is one of the most important things you can do both athletically and also for general health. Pairing stretching with chiropractic care can not only help injuries, but also prevent injuries in the future! Stretching improves range of motion. Which can improve athletic performance but it also improves your daily life by improving the efficiency of muscles allowing the rest of your day to get easier. Read More

Headaches? We can Help!

Chiropractors can assess, diagnose, and manage headaches. Current evidence suggests that chiropractic care, including manual therapy, can be effective in treating cervicogenic and tension headaches. Studies have also shown that chiropractic care can help decrease the intensity and frequency of migraines. Read More

How Chiropractic care can help with Ear Infections

Otitis Media, better known as a middle ear infection, is simply swelling and inflammation in the middle of the ear behind the ear drum that can lead to an infection. The other factor is younger children tend to have weaker immune systems and are less likely to fight off any infections as we would as an adult. Chiropractic care can address both issues without any drugs or surgery. Read More

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