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Dr. Dan's Blog
Dr. Dan's Blog
Hello and welcome to Dr. Dan's Chiropractic Blog.
I have been practicing in Hopkins Minnesota for 30 years and have had the honor of helping patients regain their health. I will try to provide the most current information about the healthy choices you can make to achieve optimal health. I will present information that you can incorporate into your daily life and share with friends and family about the benefits of chiropractic care and healthy living strategies.
We treat patients for a variety of conditions in our office. Many times we uncover other issues or problems during our initial consultation with the patient. One of these issues very often is frequent headaches.
We have all become more dependent on the use of mobile phones for information gathering, communication and entertainment. These hand held devices certainly have made our lives easier but have also impacted our posture significantly.
Many of my patients over the years have asked about the benefits of chiropractic care for their kids and how old they need to be before they can be adjusted. I have actually adjusted patients that are just a few days old.
I came across an interesting article in USA Today regarding exercising and the ability to help reduce disability and improve health in older folks. It really is true that a little bit can go a long way.
Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions that chiropractors treat on a daily basis. There are simple things that we all can do to help reduce the chances of experiencing lower pain. Most onsets of acute lower back pain are a result of trauma, improper lifting or bad posture.
An oldie but a goodie. This is one of the most frequently asked questions I get from patients and very important to help with pain control and rehabilitation. I have attached a video that should help clear things up!
When we talk about repetitive motion injuries in the young athlete they are more often linked to sport specialization. These days more kids are specializing in one sport at a younger age. Club teams, year around training and extended seasons can take a toll.