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3 Common Concerns Regarding Chiropractic Treatment And The Truth Behind Them

Chiropractic treatment is a proven way to treat back pain and is recognized as being a very effective way to improving posture and overall well being. Unfortunately, many people have misplaced concerns over receiving chiropractic treatment. To help you better understand the process of chiropractic adjustments, below are three things you need to understand before going for treatment: The 'Cracking' Sound Isn't Dangerous Many people are worried that going to the chiropractor to have their spine adjusted is dangerous. Read More 

Consider An Elimination Diet Before You Get Tested For Food Allergies

While many children go through allergy testing at a young age, you might reach adulthood and not have an idea about the things to which you're allergic. This list might be short, or it could be extensive and include various foods. It's a good idea to find an allergy testing clinic in your area and book a testing session. Before doing so, however, you may wish to consider an elimination diet. Read More 

Tips For Taking Care Of Your Flat Feet

Having flat feet is never fun. You might find yourself experiencing more foot pain than you would prefer. In order to resolve this and make it easier for you to move around, you will need to make sure that you are taking adequate care of your flat feet. Here are some tips that you can follow to ensure that you are doing so. 1. Get Inserts The first thing that you want to do is make sure that you are giving your feet the arch support that they need. Read More 

3 Often Missed Signs Your Teen Is Suffering From An Eating Disorder

With so much emphasis in the media and in everyday life on how you look, it is easy to understand why so many teens start to develop an unrealistic expectation of what they should look like, or more specifically, how much they weight. It is no big secret that eating disorders most often start in the adolescent years. However, most parents who have a child that is struggling from an eating disorder will miss the signs until the symptoms are so obvious that they cannot be missed, such as extreme weight loss or not eating at all. Read More 

Seeing The Ball: Corneal Refractive Therapy For Athletes

Corneal refractive therapy, or CRT, is an alternative way for those with less than perfect vision to see clearly each day. Special contact lenses are worn overnight as you sleep and then removed each morning. During the night, the rigid nature of the lenses gradually reshapes your cornea, which improves your vision dramatically. If you are an athlete that suffers from poor vision, corneal refractive therapy may be a great fit for you. Read More