Chiropractors And How They Can Help

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If you have ever experienced severe neck or back pain, you may have had to visit a chiropractor. Chiropractic services can work wonders for pain relief. There is more to being a chiropractor than just “cracking” your back, though.  What Is a Chiropractor? Chiropractors are not required to obtain an MD (doctor of medicine), so they are not considered doctors. They are considered chiropractic professionals or practitioners of chiropractic care. All chiropractors are required to complete a doctor of chiropractic degree, pass an exam, and receive a license before they can legally practice.…

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Could a Hyperbaric Chamber Help Diabetics with Foot and Leg Ulcers?

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You may have heard of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) being used for scuba divers, as this therapy can help people suffering from decompression sickness. However, HBOT can be used as a therapy for a number of conditions. If you have just been diagnosed with diabetes, you may need to be on the lookout for foot ulcers. Take a look at why leg and foot ulcers are an issue and how HBOT could help.…

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2 Types Of Custom Orthotics

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Custom orthotics are shoe inserts like you see in many retail stores, but they are specifically engineered to address your unique foot structure and concerns. There are two general types of orthotics that can be used to address a wide range of foot issues. Functional Functional orthotics are designed to minimize abnormal movement of the foot and ankle, which can cause issues from the lower back to the feet. One type of functional issue is when people have pronation or supination.…

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