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Back Talk October 2020: 125 Years of Chiropractic!

Back Talk October 2020:125 Years of Chiropractic! How did D.D. Palmer discover chiropractic? In 1895 Dr. Daniel David Palmer, a popular magnetic (energy) healer, discovered a spinal “bump” on a deaf individual. It appeared as if the spinal bone were out of place. Upon questioning, Dr. Palmer learned that the man had bumped his head…

Exercises for Back Pain in DeWitt IA

Back Talk

Back Talk Millions of Americans will experience back pain at any given time. One of the most common myths about treating lower back pain is that stretching will help relieve the pain. In truth, stretching the lower back muscles puts the spine into flexion (forward bending) which may provide temporary relief by activating the stretch…

DeWitt Chiropractor Describes Stretching

DeWitt Chiropractic Describes Stretching Keeping your muscles, tendons, and ligaments flexible through regular stretching is an important, but an often-ignored piece of the overall health puzzle. Many people find stretching to be time consuming and boring, but it helps prevent scores of different injuries and has an anti-aging effect on the body. We see many…

DeWitt Chiropractor Talks about Wellness Care

DeWitt Chiropractor Talks about Wellness Care Being healthy from a physical perspective and being healthy from a wellness perspective are two separate things. Many world-class athletes look healthy and perform well in their chosen field, but they would fail an overall wellness test that incorporates all the different elements of wellness. Keep reading to discover…

Sciatic Leg Pain in DeWitt IA

Sciatic Leg Pain in DeWitt IA A number of patients who visit our DeWitt chiropractic clinic struggle with sciatica. Learn the facts about sciatica and it may help you understand your pain. The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest nerve in the human body, emerging from the spine in the lower back. It also…

DeWitt Athletes Improve with Chiropractic Care

DeWitt Athletes Improve with Chiropractic Care Athletes are always looking for an edge to take their performances to another level. No matter what sport you play, the competition is always getting bigger, faster and stronger which means you have to continually improve in order to keep up. Some athletes turn to dishonest methods like performance…