The Dangers of Grandkids and Dogs

You may be scratching your head on this title, or you my wonder why grandkids get lumped in with dogs.  Well you will understand when you hear the context from a chiropractors perspective.  I cannot count how many of my existing patients and new patients describe to me some sort of injury related to caring for grandkids or walking the dog.

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Dizziness, Vertigo, and Chiropractic Care

Norton Shores Michigan Chiropractor — Have you been losing your balance a lot more often lately?  Are you feeling dizzy enough that you are forced to sit down to prevent a fall?  Is the room spinning around you?  If so, these symptoms can be the sign a major medical issue or a side effect of a medication.  It could also be a sign that your spine is out of balance, especially the upper neck.

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Headaches

Norton Shores Michigan Chiropractor — I am constantly amazed at how many people suffer with horrible headaches.  It is also incredible how so many just simply say “it’s just a normal headache that anyone gets,” and just figures it is their life.  The first thing I would say here is that there is no such thing as a “normal” headache.  Certainly there are various self induced headaches that some experience the morning after a party, a bump on the head or even tension from a stressful situation.  These headaches are predictable and go away when the condition is gone.

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Numbness and Tingling

Norton Shores Michigan Chiropractor — Everybody knows where the “funny bone” is.  The real  ‘funny’ part is that it is not a bone at all.  In fact, the notorious spot is actually located between two bones.  When you bash it into a table or edge of a wall, you experience all sorts of odd sensations.

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