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Category: Alternative Treatments

6 Ways You Can Benefit From Chiropractic Treatment

Chiropractic is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders of the musculoskeletal system that focuses on the relationship between the spine and nervous system. Chiropractic is a treatment that involves manipulating misalignments of the joints, with an emphasis on the adjustment of the spine to align the body into its proper position to facilitate healing […]

Helpful Chiropractic Blogs from Around the Web

August 6, 2015
Alternative Treatments

Helpful Chiropractic Blogs from Around the Web As you saw in our recent blogs on the study of the effectiveness of Tylenol for low back pain and our review of the 3-Day Shakeology Cleanse, Jenkins Chiropractic likes to keep our readers informed and educated on health-related trends. We believe that, in combination with precise chiropractic […]

Natural Ear Infection Drops

Easy Ear Infection Drops              Ear infections can be extremely painful, for children and adults.  For infants, there doesn’t seem to be much you can do to help with the pain, and the drops sold in store are not recommended for children under 2.  If you look online, there are […]

Dangers of Tylenol aka Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy – Study Summary

Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy, Behavioral Problems, and Hyperkinetic Disorders From the Journal of the American Medical Association, Pediatrics February 24, 2014, Zeyan Liew, MPH; Beate Ritz, MD, PhD; Cristina Rebordosa, MD, PhD; Pei-Chen Lee,PhD; Jørn Olsen, MD, PhD The primary authors are from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE: These authors […]

Heat or Ice?

Should I use heat or ice?  As a Chiropractor, patients often ask if they should use ice or heat for their injuries.  This is an important question, because heat and ice have very different methods of action and are not always appropriate.  Sometimes heat can even make the problem worse by bringing additional swelling and inflammation […]

Kinesio Taping Basics

March 28, 2013
Alternative Treatments

Kinesio Taping FAQ-Cedar Rapids One technique that I use in my Cedar Rapids Chiropractic office is a special tape called Kinesio Tape.  You most likely have seen it, whether it be on the olympics, or other major sporting event.  It’s that bright pink, blue, or black tape that appears on all parts of athletes.  This […]

Can Chiropractic Treat Arthritis?

Can Chiropractors help with Arthritis? I am often asked if the chiropractic care that we provide can ever help arthritis pain. The short answer is yes. With chiropractic adjustments, we gently move the joints through their various ranges of motion. This helps to “un-stick” the joints, improve motion, and reduce pain. It does not remove […]

Painkillers Cause Longer Recoveries

Painkillers Cause Longer Recoveries Original Article From the New York Times: Workplace insurers spend an estimated $1.4 billion annually on narcotic painkillers, or opioids. But they are also finding that the medications, if used too early in treatment, too frequently or for too long, can drive up associated disability payouts and medical expenses by delaying an employee’s return to work. […]