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Family Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic for Your Family

Chiropractic care was the first choice for my family when I was growing up. I am from a rural farming community in Iowa. My first experience with a chiropractor was in the first grade after an accident, where I fell from a combine.

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The Cervical Curve

The Cervical Curve

The cervical curve is the most commonly injured and exposed area because of the weight of the head and how common whiplash and head injuries are. Learn how to repair it.

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The Dreaded Headache

There are many types and causes of headaches. Ranging from tension and nutritional headaches to cluster and migraine headaches. No matter the cause, if you have a headache, you want it to end. Fast!

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Person with neck pain

Neck Pain

Your neck is the most vulnerable part of your spine. Not only does it support your 10 – 12 pound head, maintain a gentle forward curve, and permit head rotation, but it must also allow the free flow of nerve impulses to the head, face, hands and the rest of your body.

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Disc Injury

A herniated disc refers to a problem with one of the rubbery cushions (discs) between the individual bones (vertebrae) that stack up to make your spine.

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Portland’s Role in Chiropractic History

Chiropractic is a 116 year old profession and in that time it has grown to become one of the largest independent healthcare professions in the Western world. Since Palmer College opened, chiropractic has developed rapidly and there are now over 35 schools and colleges around the world and on every continent.

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