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Chiropractic Care For Auto Accidents

You may not be aware of the hidden injuries that usually occur during an auto accident.

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in automobile accidents. It occurs during the impact of your accident when your neck is forcibly “whipped” back and forth and side to side past its normal range of motion.  Whiplash affects the muscles and tissues in your back and neck.  You may feel stiffness, back pain and neck pain immediately or it could take days, weeks even months for your symptoms to appear. It is crucial to treat whiplash immediately even if you are not yet experiencing neck or back pain.

Headaches and migraines can be caused by whiplash, head injuries during the motor vehicular accident.  Headaches may appear when your neck is damaged because the stress or strain on your neck muscles can cause pain to radiate to your head.  These are called “Cervicogenic Headaches”.  Head injuries or trauma to your head can cause headaches and migraines.  If you are experiencing headaches after your car accident, then you should get treated as soon as possible so that your problem does not become permanent.

A herniated disc, which is another injury that can be sustained in an auto accident occurs when a spinal disc bulges and puts pressure on the nerves in your back.  A sudden jerk from a car accident can cause a disc herniation and/or possibly sciatica.

Chiropractic care is an effective treatment for car accident injury.  At NoHo Chiropractic Center we treat with manual adjustments, massage therapy and corrective exercises combined with multi modality physiotherapy regime such as mechanical traction, myofascial release,  ultrasound, diathermy, heat therapy, cryotherapy, electrical muscle stimulation, neuromuscular reeducation.

Neck Pain And Torticollis In Children

Neck Pain and Torticollis in Children.

Have you ever had a bad night’s sleep and woken up with a painful and stiff neck? Was it difficult to turn your head? When this happens, it’s called Torticollis, which in Latin means “twisted neck.”

Torticollis, sometimes called “wryneck”, refers to an abnormal position of the head and neck, where the head is laterally tilted, with the chin rotated to the opposite side. These positional changes of the head are physical findings and do not immediately suggest the diagnosis of the cause of this condition.

Many kids complain of neck pain after things like sleepovers or naps on the couch, uncomfortable physical activity or neck injuries (or anything else that affects or irritates the muscles of the neck).  That’s because when the neck is in a new or uncomfortable position, or the natural curvature of the spine is compromised, the muscles and ligaments of the neck or spine can shift and cause subluxations in the vertebrae.

The head position is characteristic of the action of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM) and suggests that contraction or shortening of that muscle is involved.

Torticollis is diagnosed by determining how the symptoms started and through a physical exam. Kids with neck injuries or those whose torticollis doesn’t improve after a few days will need an X-ray to evaluate the position and structure of the spine.

While uncomfortable (and annoying!) torticollis is usually nothing to worry about. Chiropractors have been treating patients with torticollis for many years, with considerable success. The area of treatment is generally the upper cervical spine. Recent publications in the field of pediatric medicine are finally giving credit to subluxation or misalignment of the upper cervical spine as a cause of acquired torticollis.

 

Healthy weight loss program

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One Week From Today You Can Be Seven Pounds Lighter!

 

FAT AND DISEASE

Excess fat can contribute to many diseases, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Because of this, people rush out and try this weight-loss fad or that, to try to lose weight so that they are in better health. At Dr. Greg Movsesyan’s Clinic we believe that if one is overweight it’s because their body is already in an unhealthy state. We believe that in order to permanently lose weight you have to address the underlying health issue that is making you fat.

In other words, an unhealthy body manufactures excess fat. If you improve the health of the body in the correct way then the fat falls away. Fortunately Dr. Greg Movsesyan has a perfect program that does this. The question is what is making the body unhealthy and what do you do about it?

FAT IS A SYMPTOM, NOT A CAUSE

We believe that in today’s society excess fat is a symptom of an underlying health issue called Body Burden. Body Burdon is a modern day illness that cripples your hormones and creates fat. Body Burden is a condition in which your body becomes over burdened by fat producing toxins. These toxins get into your body from the foods that we all eat. Common toxins include: preservatives, hormones, antibiotics, processed sugar, processed flour, artificial flavorings, artificial sweeteners, heavy metals, trans fatty acids and pesticides. More than 80 thousand man made chemicals get released into the environment each year, and fewer than 5 percent of these have been tested for their toxic effects on humans.

WHAT ARE OBESOGENS?

We call fat producing toxins found in our everyday food, Obesogens (from the word Obese). Obesogens may contribute to weight-gain in four ways:

1. Obesogens alter your regulatory system that controls your weight

2. Obesogens increase the fat cells in your body

3. Obesogens decrease the calories you burn

4. Obesogens cause constant hunger cravings

Simply stated, Obesogens (toxins) put a Burden on your body by disrupting many of its fat burning systems. They also depress your immune system which we believe can predispose you to many diseases, including heart disease, diabetes and cancer. To permanently lose your fat (and regain your health) the first thing you must do is detoxify the Obesogens from your body. If you don’t detoxify (as with most weight-loss programs) even if you were to lose weight you would likely rebound and gain it back again. Why? Because the Obesogens would still be in your body. Obesogens create fat. You can lose the fat but if you don’t also lose the Obesogens then the Obesogens (toxins) will create more fat in your body. Our program was designed to cause gentle detoxification by infusing the body with an array of life-giving nutrients that energize and fortify the cells in such a way that they release the toxins. This not only causes the pounds to drop, but gives you energy and can greatly improve your health.

 WHAT ELSE CREATES FAT?

Are Obesogens the only thing that creates excess fat? No. Excess calories and lack of exercise also contribute to fat. That’s why our program includes, along with detoxification, dietary changes and exercise. This system is designed to “transform” your body, putting it in a more optimum state of health. The benefits are:

  • Weight-loss
  • Less carb and sugar cravings
  • More energy
  • Better focus and clearer thinking
  • Inches lost
  • Less cravings of bad food, more craving of good food
  • Feeling younger
  • Greater endurance
  • Better sleep
  • Better well being

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What’s Wrong With My Back?

What’s Wrong with My Back?

Not all back problems are created equal. One person may have been working on a home improvement project and injured her back while simultaneously bending and twisting. Another person may have developed back pain as a result of a vehicular collision. Another person may be experiencing back pain as a result of osteoporosis. Yet another person may have a serious illness which causes back pain as a related problem.

 Back pain is a problem common to many types of injuries and illnesses. How can you tell the difference – in other words, how can you tell when back pain requires you to take action, such as seeing your chiropractor? A reasonable approach is to use a 48-hour guideline. Your body usually has a powerful ability to heal itself. If your back pain hasn’t gone away on its own within 48 hours, then seeking professional assistance is a very good plan.

 However, some situations require immediate attention. For example, if you’ve had an accident, seeing your chiropractor right away is probably the right thing to do. In another scenario, if you begin to experience severe pain without an obvious cause, then seeing your chiropractor right away makes a great deal of sense. Like many things in life, having physical pain requires us to use good judgment. The 48-hour rule-of-thumb applies to most situations, but if you’ve had an accident or are having an unusual problem, see your chiropractor as soon as possible, today if necessary.

 When a person has back pain, it’s very important to make sure there are no related problems. Most of the time there aren’t, but no one wants to be the exception and it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Making your own diagnosis is never a good idea. “Oh, that’s been bothering me for months,” some people will say. “It’s just back pain.” Of course, such an approach to one’s health violates the 48-hour rule. If the problem really wasn’t anything much, it would have gone away within a few days. Something else is going on, and usually the longer a physical problem is left untreated the more difficult it is to deal with. The old expression, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as true today as it was 100 years ago.

 Your chiropractor is an expert in back pain. They know that physical pain happens for a reason. Their job is to discover that reason, using the tools of history taking, physical examination, biomechanical analysis, and special tests, if necessary, such as x-rays and other imaging methods. Most of the time, the underlying problem is mechanical in nature, involving the spinal joints and associated soft tissues, including the ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Such mechanical problems cause the vast majority of cases of back pain, and are directly addressed by chiropractic care. In unusual circumstances, your chiropractor will refer you to another specialist. The important approach in all situations is to seek appropriate care. Your chiropractor’s office is the right place to start.

What is Chiropractic?

WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC?

Chiropractic helps people function better physically and emotionally. People feel better, recover from sickness, disease and disability faster and minimize the use of drugs and surgery in their lives! Many who choose a chiropractic lifestyle report less stress, more vitality and more life enjoyment!

Chiropractic is a healthcare system that releases a serious stress from your body: the subluxation. A sulbluxation is an often painless, tiny distortion in your structure that can affect your nerves, muscles, tendons, ligaments, posture and overall health and vitality.

 How Do We Get Subluxations?

Subluxations are caused by stress of all kinds: physical stress such as poor posture, accidents, sitting or working in the same position for long periods, sports injuries and any kind of physical trauma even if seemingly mild.

It may surprise you to discover that a stressful birth or a childhood fall can cause health problems that may not surface until decades later. Without a chiropractic checkup these old, long-standing subluxations may never be found and corrected. The result? Adults with physical and/r emotional dis-ease or malfunction and subsequent health problems. Studies reveal that nearly everyone has subluxations; it is a “hidden epidemic.” For that reason you and your family need to see a doctor of chiropractic – just as you get your eyes, teeth and blood pressure checked!

 Could You Benefit From Chiropractic?

Walk into a chiropractor’s office and who do you see? People with all kinds of problems: colds, flu, allergies, hearing problems, ear infections, spinal or disc problems, pain, whiplash, arthritis, insomnia, stress, vision problems, headaches, PMS, allergies, bed-wetting, colic, high blood pressure – the list is very long. For over a hundred years people have visited their neighborhood doctor of chiropractic for nearly every health condition!

 Why Choose Chiropractic?

People like chiropractors because they approach healthcare in a unique manner. Instead of a disease orientation (diagnosis and treatment of disease), your chiropractor’s purpose is to enhance your health. He/she does this by analyzing your body for, and eliminating, your subluxations. Without the stress of subluxations your body and mind function better, your healing ability is enhanced, your immunity to disease strengthens, your sleep deepens and your energy improves.

The medical approach of waiting for symptoms to appear before addressing one’s health is limited – by the time symptoms first appear you could have been deteriorating for years. The chiropractic approach is to get your body working well now! Chiropractors can analyze your body and locate (and correct) your subluxations before symptoms appear and before problems get worse.

Of course, if your presently are ill and suffering, you need your natural healing ability enhanced so you can better fight disease and return yourself to a state of balance and health. That is a fact no matter what disease or condition you may have. By correcting your subluxations, chiropractors help activate your natural healing abil9ity to function at its optimum – to awaken your “inner healer.”

 What Does A Chiropractor Do?

 Your doctor of chiropractic is specially trained to analyze your body for subluxations. Using special chiropractic adjustment techniques, your chiropractor safely, gently and painlessly corrects your subluxations, ridding your body of this dangerous condition.

Is our body smart?

Every time we get seek or injured, our body responds in all different ways.  For example we get a fever, we vomit, sneeze, cough and so on.    These are the ways of our body trying to fight back, fix, get rid of toxins and foreign bodies to bring us back to optimum health.  But what do we do? We take fever reducers, cough suppressants, medications for pain and sneezing, pepto………..  So, basically we tell our body to stop doing your job and we put more toxins in our body to have it work overtime.   I say lets help our body to do its job.  Lets free up our nervous system, lets boost up our immune system and let the body do the rest.

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FREE Chiropractic Examination and Consultation

Your first visit is free. During this consultation Dr. Greg will spend good amount of time to check your vital signs, your height and weight, discuss your health history and history of your current problem, discuss your diet and nutritional intake, do proper orthopedic and neurological tests to come up with an accurate diagnosis. Then, a proper treatment plan will be offered for your condition.

You have nothing to lose since you are not obligated to agree to start our treatment plan. So basically you can get your free visit and run, but at least you will have an idea of what is going on with your body.

Give us an opportunity to help you naturally because chiropractic works.

Thank you for reading. Stay healthy and well adjusted!!!