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Chiropractic Certification, Licensure and Education

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Chiropractic care is a regulated health care profession in the United States–and has been for more than 100 years. Before being granted a license to practice, doctors of chiropractic (DCs) must meet stringent educational and competency standards...

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Chiropractic Care and The Flu Epidemic of 1917-18

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When most people think of chiropractic care their first thought is back pain and spinal adjustments; however, there are a number of additional benefits to chiropractic care, including benefits to the immune system. Chiropractic care was first linked to the immune system during the deadly flu epidemic in the early 1900’s...

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What Percentage of the Nervous System Feels Pain?

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Have you ever wondered why you might feel pain immediately sometimes and other times it doesn’t show up until days later? Did you know that only a percentage of your nervous system is set aside to deal with pain? It may seem arbitrary why we don’t feel pain immediately when we injure ourselves but there are reasons as to why this happens...

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How Chiropractic Relieves Muscle Spasm Pain

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Do you experience extreme discomfort from a muscle spasm in your leg, foot, or back? If so, you’re not alone. Muscle spasms are painful and can disrupt your normal life and health. If you’re experiencing muscle spasms and need relief, chiropractic provides a natural and non-invasive treatment option to provide long-term wellness. Let’s take a look at what muscle spasms are and how chiropractic helps...

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Headaches Relieved Through Chiropractic

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If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry on? Lie down? Pop a pill and hope the pain goes away? There is a better alternative...

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Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

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Chiropractic Care is crucial for keeping the body aligned and maintaining proper function of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Taking stress away from the spinal nerves promotes a healthy body from the inside out. Chiropractic care can help you, and your baby, achieve a healthier labor and delivery in a safe and natural way. Clinical studies...

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Does Scoliosis Automatically Mean Surgery?

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A routine school exam reveals your child has scoliosis. Naturally, you’re concerned...

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Can Chiropractic Care Help With Indigestion And Other Gastrointestinal Issues?

Chiropractor Can Help In Indigestion

Most people know chiropractors treat pain, especially back and neck pain, but they rarely consider chiropractic care and stomach ailments. Can chiropractic care help with stomach ailments? Yes, it can! Dr. Brian Short in Santa Fe knows that proper spinal alignment plays a very important role in overall wellness, including digestion...

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Evidence That Plant Protein Is Better for You Than Animal Protein

Plant Protein Is Better Than Animal Protein

It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?)...

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Exercise and Chiropractic Care are Cutting Down on the Need for Prescription Medication

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The National Institutes of Health released a study in 2011 that reported that nearly 76 million individuals in the United States suffer from chronic pain, and almost 60% of adults who have pain...

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The Thing About Pain

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Pain is serious. And relieving it is big business. Those who suffer from pain spend billions seeking its relief. In fact, pain is often what prompts people to visit our practice...

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10 Reasons to Avoid Sugar

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Chiropractic Care in Santa Fe While nutrition experts tend to disagree on a variety of topics, they all seem to agree that we’re consuming far too much sugar. Besides contributing to the obesity epidemic, sugar in its various forms is causing diabetes cases to skyrocket...

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Surprising Facts About Chiropractic Care

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Therapeutic manipulation of the spine has existed for thousands of years. Chiropractic care as it is currently known began several hundred years ago. Since then, chiropractic care has gained worldwide recognition as an effective primary form of healthcare and patients are reporting positive changes in their health and wellbeing after spinal adjustments. Chiropractor Dr. Brian Short practices...

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Posture Correction: Are You Developing “Text Neck?”

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The modern age brings a variety of new health conditions that stem from constant interactions with technology. ‘Text neck,’ like many modern afflictions, is a modern condition that refers to the repeated stress, pain and injury around the neck area as a result of excessive or prolonged use of handheld devices..

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Chiropractic and Your Sleep Habits

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Chiropractic treatment: How your mattress and pillow situation can affect it if you aren’t getting enough sleep – and let’s face it, most of us aren’t – Dr. Brian Short, DC might be able to help. Sleeping and chiro care are closely linked because chiropractic care alleviates back pain, a main reason many people don’t sleep well...

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