Back To School

It’s back-to-school time, and that means trips to school, scraped knees, books, back packs, and school sports. The activity can be great for you and the kids, but heavy back packs and bad posture can hurt your kids and their backs.   So here are 5 Easy Tips that will help keep the entire family healthy…

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Chiropractic Stages of Care

The importance of Maintenance Chiropractic Care   Chiropractic care consists of three distinct stages of treatment; Relief Care,Corrective Care, and Maintenance Care.   Relief Care provides initial, temporary alleviation of your symptoms or pain. This typically occurs when inflammation is decreased and joint function restored through a spinal adjustment.  Ice, heat or other modalities may also…

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Active vs. Maintenance Care

There are two types of chiropractic care: ACTIVE CARE which includes Relief, Correction and Stabilization of a condition. This care requires frequent visits that reduce in frequency as the patient improves. In addition to the chiropractic adjustments, treatment during this phase of care usually requires additional services such as therapeutic modalities (EMS, IST and ultrasound) as well as…

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Is Chiropractic treatment ongoing?

Bend Spinal Care Chiropractic – Occupational Therapy – Massage Therapy Bend, Oregon Is chiropractic treatment ongoing? The hands-on nature of the chiropractic treatment is essentially what requires patients to visit the chiropractor a number of times. To be treated by a chiropractor, a patient needs to be in his or her office. In contrast, a…

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Are chiropractors allowed to practice in hospitals or use medical outpatient facilities?

Bend Spinal Care Chiropractic – Occupational Therapy – Massage Therapy Bend, Oregon   Are chiropractors allowed to practice in hospitals or use medical outpatient facilities? Chiropractors are being recognized to admit and treat patients in hospitals and to use outpatient clinical facilities (such as labs, x-rays, etc.) for their non-hospitalized patients.  Hospital privileges were first…

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Backpack Awareness

Backpack Facts: What’s All the Flap About? National School Backpack Awareness Day is an annual event held on the third Wednesday of every September. Across the country, backpack events educate parents, students, educators and school administrators, and communities about the serious health effects that backpacks that are too heavy or worn improperly have on children.…

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