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Dr. Eddie Blanco, Homberg Chiropractic

Meet Dr. Edward Blanco – Homberg Chiropractic’s Newest Team Member

My journey toward chiropractic started the first day of summer in 1980. I was riding my bike and I was hit by a car which was speeding through an intersection to beat the light. The car hit my bike, tossing me into the air; I hit my head on the windshield and landed on the

Too much refined sugar can harm your immune system.

Avoid Sugar, Boost the Immune System

Visits to your Knoxville chiropractor at Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness can boost your immune system by properly addressing spine mis-alignments that affect messages from your nervous system to the rest of the body. However, you must also do your part to keep your immune system healthy through the food you eat. Did you know that

Choose Homberg Chiropractic

Why Choose Homberg Chiropractic?

There are many chiropractors in Knoxville, so why should you choose Homberg Chiropractic as your Knoxville chiropractor? To start, I have close to 20 years of experience, all of them located in the Bearden area of Knoxville. Homberg Chiropractic has many patients who have been with us from day one and for that I am

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

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