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Central nervous system

Chiropractic Helps the Body Heal Itself

People come to Homberg Chiropractic, your Knoxville chiropractor, for a number of reasons, most of which we can help resolve. Chiropractic was founded on the basis that the central nervous system controls and directs every other function of the body. Therefore, by influencing the nervous system, we can affect every other aspect of the body and

Referred pain

We Can Help Relieve your Pain if you Understand these Five Things

At Homberg Chiropractic, your Knoxville chiropractor, we treat everything from back, neck and knee pain to carpal tunnel syndrome to sinus issues and everything in between. To diagnose your pain properly and treat your issues effectively, here are five things we need you to understand about your pain. 1) The area of pain may not

What is scoliosis

Understanding Scoliosis: What is It?

For most of us, our first association with scoliosis was in gym class at school. You had to bend over at the waist and a school nurse would run their fingers up and down your spine to see if there was a curvature. Hopefully, if they felt something off, you were referred to a doctor.

The number of falls increase in the autumn

Don’t Fall into Fall

At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness we actually see an increase in falls in the fall, especially among older adults. You can’t totally prevent falls, but you can make sure you are healthy with a good sense of balance. Call Homberg today and we can help you assess your balance, so you are better able to

Headaches

Headache? Call Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness

Many of the causes of headaches can be treated conservatively by chiropractic. Studies show that nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Headaches come in several forms including classic migraine, common migraine, cluster, tension, sinus and cervicogenic (caused by another issue), to name a few. Many chronic headache sufferers actually experience more than one

Posture and back pain

Posture is a Contributing Factor to Neck and Back Pain

Between 20 and 40 percent of elderly adults experience kyphosis, also known as a curvature of the spine causing a hump-like appearance in the upper back. Causes of the curvature include degenerative changes, compression fractures, muscular weakness and altered biomechanics. Poor posture is also a cause – just 20 minutes of bad posture can cause negative

Postural Distortion

Homberg Chiropractic’s Answer to Postural Distortion

In last week’s Homberg Chiropractic blog, we addressed poor posture and overall back pain. But did you know poor posture also leads to low back pain? The impact of gravity on our bodies cannot be overlooked. Nothing on earth escapes gravity’s powerful, constant force. When the body is in balance, when the head is aligned

Cervical spine

Chiropractic Care for the Cervical Spine

The cervical spine – that is, the upper seven of our vertebrae – must surely rank among the most under-appreciated and most vital parts of our body. It is more commonly called the neck and is referred to in some cultures as the arc of life. Its 37 separate joints allow the head and neck

Beat Stress: Take Some Time for Yourself

As you know, I’ve been on an extended vacation and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. When I take time off, it takes about two or three days for my body and mind to relax. It’s amazing the difference I feel when I’m fully relaxed. We all experience stress in our daily lives and while

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

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