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Maitland Chiropractor: Potential Causes for Swelling of One Hand

Some potential causes for swelling of one hand (asymmetric swelling):  Systemic causes include early-onset RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis), OA (osteoarthritis), polymyalgia rheumatica, sarcoidosis, Kawasaki and Takayasu diseases, and psoriatic and juvenile arthritis. Rheumatoid factor-seronegative disease is associated with inflammatory bowel disease, ankylosing spondylitis (AS), lupus, scleroderma, and dermatomyositis. Infectious arthritis can result from surgical or gastrointestinal infection, rheumatic fever, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, endocarditis, Lyme disease, intravenous drug use, or RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor: 28 Deaths Now Linked to Steroid Shots for Back or Neck Pain; 356cases

An outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid shots for back pain has now killed 28 people, with 356 confirmed cases, according to the latest numbers from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). And most of the cases have been caused by a mold that’s never been known to cause meningitis before. Cases have been identified in 19 states including: Florida (23 cases), Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Overlooked & Often Misdiagnosed in Whiplash Victims

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is the result of pressure of a nerve bundle in the neck between the collar bone and a rib caused by a spasm of the scalenus muscle or a congenital misplacement of the muscle into the first rib. Symptoms of TOS are weakness, tingling, numbness of the arm and portion of the hand as well as heaviness of the upper extremities and headaches. In many patients …Read More

Maitland Chriropractor Steering Wheels Injuries

In automobile accidents, the steering wheel can be considered a “blunt instrument” that can create bodily injury. The one thing in common for virtually every driver is that they are holding onto the steering wheel during an accident, leaving their hands and wrists exposed to injury. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common steering wheel injuries. Conservative care is indicated as soon as possible, often with favorable …Read More

Orlando Chiropractor: Whiplash Injury

What is whiplash?  Another name for whiplash is cervical acceleration-deceleration injury.  In this example, there is a rear impact and the occupant’s first motion is up. This is called the ramping effect and is due to the spine pushing against the seat, flattening the spinal curve. This upward motion, in many cases, causes the head to rise above safe levels of the head-rest. The neck-head fully extends past its normal …Read More

Acupuncture & Chiropractor Maitland

What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture has its roots from China. In fact, authorities agree the science is between 5,000 and 7,000 years old. Its use spread throughout ancient Egypt, the Middle East, the Roman Empire and later into Western Europe as merchants and missionaries to China told of the amazing discoveries the people of the Orient had developed. Acupuncture did not become known widely in the U.S. until 1971 when diplomatic …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Supernutrient Fountain of Youth?

Sunscreen in a pill? Prevention of wrinkles, dry skin, age spots and freckles? Reversing the visible signs of aging? If you think checking “all of the above” seems too good to be true, you’re not alone. There are clinical studies that suggest it does ALL of the above—without a huge price tag or side effects. It’s a relatively unknown carotenoid called astaxanthin, which is now believed to be the most …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Seatbelt Injuries and Spinal Fractures

While advances in automobile design to reduce  injuries can also pose unique problems for the driver or passenger.  One of the most common product liabilities found in the automobile today is the 3-point seat belt restraint. The 3-point system has been instrumental in reducing fatalities, but can also contribute to injuries such as rib fracture, shoulder dislocation and spinal fracture.  Very little research has been published on these cases and …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Antidepressants May Increase Risk of Heart Disease

Are you currently taking antidepressants?  Were you informed of this possible side effect?   As with all drugs, any positive health benefits should outweigh the risk of that drug’s side effects.  Remember drug companies only make profit if they sell drugs….they will always minimize any potential side effects and pump up claims of health benefits.   While mental emotion cannot be measured objectively with a “ruler” artery thickness can. Taking antidepressants may …Read More

Maitland Chiropractor Spinal Misalignment Related to Many Chronic Allergy Conditions

According to a research study by Yasuhiko Takeda in Tottori Japan there is a cause an effect relationship between spinal misalignments and allergic conditions such as atopic dermatitis (AD), bronchial asthma (BA), pollinosis, hay fever, allergic coryza.  As result of a treatment that involved spinal adjustment as treatment directed at improving spinal misalignment, misalignment and loss of curvature of 2,733 allergic disease patients who concurrently suffered from atopic dermatitis and …Read More