nerve impingement

Why Cut What Can Be Untied?

The Rubber Band Game… Ever played? When the physical obstruction leading to secondary issues (loss of circulation, finger ache, skin color changes) is removed, the finger can eventually return to more normal feeling AND function (assuming the damage isn’t irreparable). Here’s how the ‘game’ works: Wrap a rubber band around one of your fingers. Within a …

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Normal Structure is NOT an Option

  We all know that the human body has a normal temperature, a normal blood pressure, and normal eyesight, but most of us are unaware that there is also a normal when it comes to the structural alignment of the spine. What would happen if there were a shift from the normal alignment of your …

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Head to Toe Spinal Show

Prevent Injuries causing back pain, neck pain, disk herniations, sciatica, headaches, and so much more.  Prevent Injuries that cause back pain, neck pain, disc herniations, sciatica, headaches, joint degeneration, arthritis and so much more.  This month’s 2nd Tuesday Workshop: Head to Toe Spinal Show. Dr. Karo will be going over how our body’s are designed, …

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Neuro-Structural Correction

    What is Neuro-Structural Correction, and how is Platinum Chiropractic different from other chiropractors? Since most chiropractors in this area are of the conventional variety, I think a great place to start would be to define what is considered to be “conventional chiropractic” care. Conventional chiropractic has the following goals. Decrease muscular spasm Increase …

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Objective Measures

    Here at Platinum Chiropractic, we focus on a specific specialty of chiropractic care called Neuro-Structural correction, not symptom reduction. Structural shifts cause secondary conditions in the body such as pain, tension, poor mobility, and many others. When we correct the neuro-structure, those secondary conditions that are caused by a structural shift tend to …

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Proprioception, Your Sixth Sense

Proprioception refers to the sense or perception of your body position and movement. It’s your subconscious ability to know where your body is without touching or seeing it.  This sense is gained primarily from input from sensory nerves in tendons and the fibrous capsules of joints combined with input from your vestibular (balance) portion of the …

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Chin Tucks: Good or Bad?

Did you know there is a special movement that only one part of your spine can bio-mechanically do? It is your skull and first cervical segment and the range of movement is called protraction and retraction (sliding forward and backwards without bending). You do this movement by sticking your chin out and tucking it in, …

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