Treating Text Neck in Orlando

You’ve probably seen the term “Text neck” on the news by now and wondered what all the fuss was about. I’d love to be able to tell you that it’s all hype and it doesn’t matter, but in reality, it does. Losing the curve of your neck is one of the quickest ways to neck (…continued…)

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Doing these 3 simple stretches? You should be!

If you’re reading this article at your desk, be sure to stand up and stretch the minute you are done. You see, humans aren’t supposed to sit at a computer for 12 hours a day. We often joke with our chiropractic patients about wanting to create a “Paleolithic daily regiment” like the Paleolithic diet. Imagine (…continued…)

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Dr. Merrill’s Top 5 Fast Facts and Health Hacks

1. Pain in the bottom of your heel? If you Google it, you’ll probably come up with plantar fasciitis, but chances are good that you actually have plantar fasciosis and can fix it yourself in about two weeks. All you need is a toe spacer. If you wear it 24/7 (except when in the shower) (…continued…)

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Chiropractic treatment as a fix for ‘rib fixation’ or scapular pain

Primary care medical doctors often refer their patients who have been suffering from upper back and shoulder pain to us. Many of those patients describe their symptom as “pain under my shoulder blade.” Doctors who are trained to analyze musculoskeletal complaints will refer these cases they label “rib fixation.” What that means is the inflammation (…continued…)

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Why chiropractic and massage are better together

In our many years of operation in downtown Orlando, Nightlife Chiropractic has continued to refine the care we provide patients by looking at the scientific evidence, but also by looking at how our patients respond to care. Although our treatment offerings have changed over the years, the two core therapies that we will always provide (…continued…)

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A new role and important role for chiropractors

Approximately 20 million Americans will see a chiropractor in 2019, the majority of whom come in complaining of spine-related problems or back pain. The most common cause of acute pain we see in our Orlando office is due to auto accidents. As Interstate 4 remains under construction here in Central Florida, it is no surprise (…continued…)

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Chiropractic Adjustment Before or After Exercise?

A common question we often get is if a patient should get a chiropractic adjustment before they work out or after. Although there are many different types of exercise and different concerns for each individual patient, certain concepts remain the same. What others say Most chiropractors will tell you that exercise after chiropractic adjustment is (…continued…)

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How Can a Mattress Affect Back Pain?

As much as 80 percent of adults experience back pain at some time in their lives. One half of working Americans have back pain symptoms each year, making back pain one of the most common reasons for missed work. Back pain can be caused by: Sprained ligaments Strained muscles Sports injuries or accidents Poor posture (…continued…)

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What do the Daytona 500 and I-4 Traffic have in common? Crashes.

Many times we see patients who in “stop and go” traffic on I-4 in Orlando, FL have been involved in a car accident. A common scenario is that traffic comes to a halt and you stop your car but the person behind you isn’t quite paying attention until it is too late. This type of (…continued…)

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