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Repetition Takes a Toll on Our Bodies

Repetitive, or overuse, stress injuries, are caused by repetitive stresses being applied to an area of the body that can’t handle the load. The stress is too much or the body part is too weak. The tissues then begin to breakdown causing injury. These injuries cause the body to produce inflammation at the injury site,

Let Homberg Chiropractic Help you Deal with Tight Jaws

You may have heard people say they are dealing with TMJ. Well, let’s learn a little bit more about that. First, TMJ is not a condition. TMJ stands for the temporomandibular joint, and we have two of them. TMJ an important joint formed by your skull and your jaw bone and involves the muscles needed


Chiropractic Can Help Migraine Sufferers

You’ve heard me say it before and you’re likely to hear me say it about 1 million more times – headaches are not normal. There is a root cause behind every headache, and this includes the dreaded migraine. Migraines seem to always happen when you are most stressed and come not only with severe and

You Don’t Have to Get the Flu

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know the flu and other illnesses are running rampant throughout the U.S. Local school systems have been closed for up to a week because so many students and teachers are battling the flu. So far this year, according to the Center for Disease Control, more than 60 children

Digestive System, Overall Health Connected

Some of you may have heard or read things about the connection between the digestive system and the brain. Others might find that a bit odd, but the connection is real. An unhealthy digestive tract can affect many other parts of the body. We rely on our digestive systems to extract the vitamins and nutrients

The Importance of Setting Health Goals

For many of you, it’s the time of year where you have to set goals for your performance reviews at work. Some of you also might set goals when it comes to managing your household (i.e. rid yourself of all debt, build your dream home by 2020, etc.) But how many of you set health

Be Mindful of Your Wallet, Purse

It happens every day. A male patient visits the office and before lying on the table to get adjusted, he takes his wallet out of his back pocket. This wallet looks as if he has a year’s worth of receipts in it! Or a female patient sits her handbag on the side table when she’s

Self Manipulation is Not Recommended

Spinal adjustments have been studied for years as being extremely effective for relieving neck and back discomfort. I’ve had patients come in and say ‘well, usually I just have my wife walk on my back,’ or ‘I crack my own neck.’ Trying to relive your pain by “cracking” or adjusting yourself is not a wise

Neck Pain in Kids is Becoming More Common

It is becoming increasingly common that I see teenagers in the office who are suffering from neck pain. Upon reviewing x-rays of the patients, I see that the typical curve in the neck is reversing and their disks are resembling that of a person in their 70s! I realize keeping kids away from their phones

Join Our January Challenge

It’s been said that only 8 percent of people actually stick to their New Year’s resolutions. Whether that is a scientific study or hearsay, who knows. But setting overly ambitious changes, when you have not already started to make small changes is a recipe for failure. Many people set resolutions on Jan. 1 because it’s

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