Spring Training in Peoria, AZ

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Last weekend I took a trip to the San Diego Padres Baseball spring training facility in Peoria. In a word, WOW! The sports complex has 13 full size fields and 2 separate clubhouse/gym/batting and pitching areas/ rehab and sports trainer areas etc. The Padres share the facility with the Seattle Mariners. The main stadium field is very modern and family friendly with open spaces and grassy areas, so bring the kids.

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It’s Back to School Time!

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Much to the delight of many parents.
It is ALSO the season for high school football, girls tennis, golf, water polo, cross country, cheer leading, marching band, and the list goes on…We treat may children and teenagers all year long but especially at the “Back to School” time. With sports, backpacks and those “wonderful” chairs at school, back and neck problems can develop: Sometimes even headaches can occur from computer time or reading a lot.
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Scoliosis

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This condition is common in name to most people, however, most do not know what it actually is.

By definition; scoliosis is a complicated deformity of the spine with both rotational and lateral movements. The two basic classifications of scoliosis are Structural and Nonstructural. In general, that means: a bone/spine deformity causing scoliosis, or a muscle imbalance. A very common cause of scoliosis, and often over looked by many physicians, is a compensatory scoliosis that occurs due to ...

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Kids and Chiropractic

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Should you have your children get a chiropractic spinal evaluation? YES! Every single one of them.

Making sure that your children are developing normally, with good spinal bio mechanics is an aspect of health that should not be neglected. Today’s young people live in a much different world with a very different lifestyle than most of us adults lived. The good news is that growing people usually need much less treatment, if any, as compared to adults. ...

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Its Graduation Time!

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Its graduation time! (I specifically refer to high school graduation.) It hardly seems possible that mine was 35 years ago this June. Wow! I was a very focused student and thank goodness I knew exactly what career path to take. Unlike a lot of today’s youth, I knew that I wanted to be a Certified Public Accountant, a C.P.A. But after 2 years at the local junior college and part time work with a ...

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Got Elbow Pain?

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“Tennis Elbow vs. Golfer’s Elbow”
Did you know you can suffer from these conditions and not play either sport???

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) is a pain on the outside of your elbow, and often occurs with tennis play. However, overuse of the forearm; like using your computer mouse hour after hour can cause this “Tendonitis” and pain.

Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) is the pain on the inside area of the elbow. This occurs more often with repetitive ...

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How does having a sense of “well being” affect your health? And your quality of life?

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Recent studies have focused on how each of us perceives our “Quality of Life” and our overall healthiness. Does our health affect our quality of life? Of course it does. Poor health can shorten and end our life. But can our sense of “Well-Being” positively affect our health and actually make us healthier? YES! It is the old question of mind over matter, the power of positive thinking and looking on the bright side. As it happens, it works!

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X-ray Technology Advances

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Last Saturday, Dr. Myren attended a seminar discussing the latest advancements in diagnostic imaging. (It was better than it sounds).
The focus was mainly on spinal, back and neck conditions (MRI’s, CAT scans, and “regular” X-rays).

The interesting points were how new technology, specifically computers, have enhanced the quality of the images produced; Similar to how digital cameras can produce pictures that can be enhanced and manipulated. Also exciting is the steady decline in the cost of the equipment ...

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Understanding Plantar Fasciitis (Heel/Foot Pain)

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This is a common ailment for runners, but anyone can develop Plantar Fasciitis.  The first signs and symptoms are usually foot pain with difficulty walking when getting out of bed in the morning.  The pain resolves after walking around a little.  Plantar Fasciitis pain results from excessive tension of the foot connective tissue (the fascia).  Chronic foot and heel pain can cause the development of heel bone spurs, not good!

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We are working for YOU!

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We recently signed the staff up for a continuing education seminar:  In May, we will be attending the Parker Seminar being held in San Diego.  As we are all excited to learn what is new and exciting in the world of Chiropractic we found it extra interesting that Dr. Fabrizio Mancini, president of Parker University in Dallas, Texas will be on the Dr. Phil Show this week speaking about a new initiative that Parker University and Dr. Fabrizio ...

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