Category Archives: Sports

How Does Foam Rolling Work?

Foam Rolling is a form of self- myofascial release. Deep compression helps to break up or relax tight muscles and adhesions formed between muscle layers and their surroundings. Imagine you are tenderizing your own muscles. They should be soft and … Continue reading

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What is the Best Type of Mattress for Sleeping?

When buying a new mattress what specifics are you looking for? Well, if you’re suffering from back pain it should probably be the level of firmness. Studies have shown that medium to firm mattresses decrease chronic back pain more so … Continue reading

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Suffering from an Injury this Summer?

Coming into summer a lot of people are getting outside and being more active. This can lead  to a variety of sports related injuries whether your out playing basketball in the driveway, or just chasing a toddler around the park. … Continue reading

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What is the Chiropractor looking for?

Many of you have heard the term subluxation from us at West End Chiropractic but what does it actually mean? A subluxation takes place when a vertebrae moves out of position and puts pressure on spinal nerves. These nerves, which exit … Continue reading

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What is Rock Tape?

One service that we don’t seem to advertise as much as we probably should here at West End Chiropractic and Wellness is the option of kinesiology tape, or Rock Tape. Wondering what kinesiology tape is for? Read below to decide if … Continue reading

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The Power of Peppermint

Peppermint is more than just a flavor for candy around the holiday season. In fact, Peppermint can be used in a variety of ways to improve health and well-being. Below are just a few different ways that peppermint can help … Continue reading

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What is Flexion Distraction?

Flexion Distraction is another table used by chiropractors. It is made of different “parts” that can be adjusted for a specific build, or for a specific need. When using the the flexion distraction table your chiropractor will apply light pressure … Continue reading

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Three Core Workouts to Try

A strong and well defined core shows both strength and health, and although this seems to be one area that most people would like to tone the most in their body, it is an area that few achieve. Here are … Continue reading

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Do you have Chair Disease?

Experiencing lower back pain? How often are you moving around? Studies show that sitting down throughout the day is possibly one of the worst situations you can put your back in. This is because while sitting at a 90 degree … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy and Adjustments

Not all Chiropractors offer the benefits of Physical Therapy along with their care. West End Chiropractic and Wellness provides Chiropractic care as well as Physical Therapy to help you optimize all the health benefits you can under one roof. Chiropractic … Continue reading

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