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Dr. Timothy Howard

Dr. Howard is a chiropractor that provides care for people with back pain, neck pain, sports injuries, sciatica pain, and injuries due to motor vehicle collisions. Dr. Howard at a Glance Dr. Howard is certified in Crash Traumatology from the Croft Institute, specializes in Diversified/Full Spine Technique, and offers an exercise and rehabilitation program for soft tissue injuries. He is committed to helping patients experience lasting relief.
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The Top Supplements To Help Ease Back Pain

Thousands of people suffer from back pain every single day.

Most of them reach for painkillers to find relief, whether they're over the counter painkillers, or prescribed by your doctor.

However, there is a natural, much safer way to treat and find relief from your back pain.

It all starts with chiropractic care.

Your chiropractor will treat the source of the issue instead of just masking symptoms.

We discuss why you should see a chiropractor even if you don't have back pain here.

You can also take natural supplements that will reduce inflammation and provide some pain relief.

Supplements in coordination with chiropractic care, a healthy diet, and regular exercise will do wonders for your back pain.

But just because a supplement says it's all-natural doesn't necessarily mean it's safe.

You should always speak with your chiropractor before starting a new supplement regimen.

Some supplements can react with other medications and cause complications, and some just don't work.

With that said, in the article below, we will go over a few supplements that when paired with chiropractic care can help provide relief from your back pain.

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Can Chiropractic Care Improve Neuroplasticity?

Chiropractic care has several known benefits.

It can relieve back pain, nerve pain, headaches, along with many more issues.

But there are also some lesser-known issues that chiropractic care can take care of.

One of them being brain health, and more specifically, neuroplasticity.

Neuroplasticity is a common talking point when people discuss degenerative brain conditions, such as Alzheimer's or dementia.

The degeneration of neuroplasticity has been linked to severe illnesses, but the expansion of neuroplasticity is also possible.

It's believed you can expand neuroplasticity by learning new skills, challenging yourself with puzzles, complex thought, and memory recall exercises.

Chiropractic care has recently become a subject of discussion among researchers studying neuroplasticity.

The relationship between spine health and mental capacity has opened the door for an investigation into how important spinal alignment is in maintaining optimal mental health.

There isn't concrete evidence just yet to solidify the role spinal alignment plays in increased neuroplasticity.

However, it can be safely assumed that maintaining ideal spine health and posture does more for the mind and body than living with a misaligned spine, subluxations, or poor posture.

In the article below, we will discuss the role chiropractic care plays in neuroplasticity.

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4 Ways Your Chiropractor Can Help Relieve Your Stress

Stress isn't fun.

Stress can not only make us physically ill, but it can change our entire personalities.

Stress can cause headache and fatigue, and it can make us less than desirable to be around for others.

There's a lot we can do to combat our stress, however.

Avoiding things caffeine and cigarettes can help.

They are both stimulants, so they are likely to increase your stress levels.

Get physical. Working out or doing anything strenuous has been proven to lower stress levels.

And sleeping can go a long way to help cure your stress.

Many people are stressed for the simple reason that they are tired.

However, there is one thing, one person you can see, that can lower your stress that you've probably never considered:

Visiting the chiropractor. 

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Is Yoga The Magic Bullet For Back Pain?

Can Yoga Really END Your Back Pain?

I bet you've had back pain at some point in your life.

You might even be experiencing some back pain right now. In fact, 80% of the entire population will suffer from some form of back pain through their life.

Can yoga finally put an end to all of that pain ?

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Why More Millennials are Opting for Chiropractic Care Instead of Traditional Medicine

Traditional Medicine or Chiropractic Care − a Millennial's Choice for Healthcare

It seems that younger individuals, particularly the millennials, are opting for natural methods of treatment.

In particular, chiropractic care.

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Is Chiropractic Treatment Safe? Are There Risks?

There have been numerous studies that have proven chiropractic care to be a successful primary therapy for neuromusculoskeletal conditions, back pain, neck pain, headaches, and joint pain just to name a few. 

Chiropractic care is also widely used as a complementary form of health care for numerous conditions and diseases and also to promote overall health. 

Naturally, like anything else, there are some small risks associated with chiropractic treatment.

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My Back was Injured in a Car Accident, What Should I Do?

If you have been in a car accident, one of the first steps you should take is to seek out proper medical treatment. 

Many injuries that are sustained in car accidents do not show symptoms for some time after the crash.

By the time that you feel the pain from your injuries, more serious damage could have occurred that would have otherwise been preventable.

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What Is A Soft Tissue Injury?

A soft tissue injury is any injury to a ligament, muscle, or tendon.

These “soft” areas of the body typically become injured after undergoing some trauma, such as a car accident, or another type of personal injury accident.

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Understand How to Treat Adult Scoliosis with Chiropractic Care

Adult Scoliosis is classified as a spine curvature that at least 10 degrees or more in a person who is over 18 years old.  Many adults who suffer from scoliosis do not know how that a chiropractor could help them reduce their pain and avoid surgery and using any pain relief drug. 

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Prevent Scoliosis with Chiropractic Care

Approximately 2% to 3 % of Americans at age 16 have scoliosis and don't know how a chiropractor could help them avoid surgery in the future.

Overall, women are more likely to be diagnosed with scoliosis than men are, and less than .01% have spinal curves measuring greater than 40 degrees. 

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