Wrist pain.

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You use your hands for almost everything. From cooking, to cleaning, to writing, and even brushing your teeth so many of your daily activities are directly depending on the health of the 29 bones and 34 muscles in each hand. Hand pain can occur from a variety of reasons ranging from old age, chronic damage…

To heat or to Ice? Santa Clara expert breaks it down.

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When to use heat vs ice   Heat Heat dilates blood vessels and increases blood flow, increasing the amount of nutrients and oxygen around the localized area it is placed on. It also increases the rate toxins are removed from the site of injury, allowing muscles to relax. Heat packs also confuse sensory nerves decreasing…

The Best way to deal with Shoulder Pain, explained by top Santa Clara Chiropractor.

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Shoulder anatomy: The shoulder is made up of three bones: the scapula, humerus and clavicle bones. Each of the bones articulates with each other in a joint, the most significant of which is the ball-in socket joint connecting the humerus with the scapula. The glenohumeral joint gives the shoulder its range of free motion, however…

Santa Clara Chiropractor explains how graston tools can help your mobility.

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What is the Graston Hook tool? Water skiing athlete, David Graston patented the renowned manual soft tissue technique Graston technique after the frustration he faced from his knee surgery rehabilitation. He felt that tools and techniques that were used during his rehabilitation could not accurately pin point the soft tissue adhesions that had been impeding…

The right way to get up. Explained by Bay Area Expert.

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Have you ever noticed how many times you have to get up in a day? Just think about it:  You get out of bed You get out of your car You get up from your chair at work You get up from sitting on the sofa But are you getting up correctly…?  A surprising number…