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805, 2022

Can Jaw Relaxation Exercise Ease TMJ Discomfort?

Your TMJ or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the most overused joint in the body. It's the one that connects your lower jaw to your skull via the temporal bone on each side of the head. Any damage or irritation to this joint can lead to a TMJ disorder with symptoms that might be difficult to ignore. Notably, TMJ disorder's accompanying [...]

1004, 2022

Vertigo Explained: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients

Having vertigo is not a very pleasant feeling, especially if you don't know why you experience it in the first place. Dr. Ray Rickards of Rickards Precision Chiropractic and Wellness recognizes this issue, so we thought of creating a comprehensive guide on coping with vertigo attacks. Hopefully, this can help you achieve vertigo relief in Escondido and maintain good health. [...]

1303, 2022

Back Pain Care for Children: An Adult’s Guide

Adults dealing with back pain is pretty much a common occurrence, and it's likely due to several reasons that can be addressed with Escondido chiropractic therapy. But what if it's the children who start complaining about back pain? Are you prepared, and do you know what to do next? Worried parents or guardians might start thinking about the worst-case scenario, [...]

1302, 2022

CNS Abnormalities: The Root Cause of Fibromyalgia?

The central nervous system controls a laundry list of physiological functions, including sensory signal processing and signal transmission to your motor nerves. So naturally, if something wrong happens to it, several processes in the body would fail, and you become susceptible to disorders and diseases. The question is, can it lead to the onset of neurological pain problems like fibromyalgia [...]

901, 2022

Is Coffee Good or Bad for People with Migraines?

Coffee is a popular caffeinated beverage that half of the American population drink each day. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most well-known triggers of migraine attacks among patients who come to see Dr. Rickards - a well-known Escondido chiropractor. As a result, most of these patients wonder if they should abandon their go-to caffeinated drink or regulate consumption instead. [...]

1212, 2021

Tech Neck and How it Puts Your Health in Danger

Tech innovations have made remote working more convenient, especially during the pandemic. However, it’s no secret that tech also made thousands of people more prone to neck pain. In fact, many people nowadays seek neck pain relief in Escondido CA because their symptoms affect their jobs, relationships, and overall well-being. But how exactly does technology impact the neck? What’s a [...]

1411, 2021

Things to Do If You’re Traveling with TMJ Pain

There is nothing better than going on a trip after a hectic week. You get to enjoy fun times with yourself, friends, or family. But there is one thing that could make the fun fade into thin air—intense TMJ pain. Not only do you have to keep track of your travel plans, you also have to ensure that your TMJ [...]

1010, 2021

If Stress Is Causing Your Vertigo, Do These Tips

Vertigo is any kind of sensation that causes a spinning feeling even when you aren’t moving at all. These spinning spells are neural messages crafted by your body and brain. Unfortunately, stress can trigger this balance issue. And since vertigo and stress are closely linked, managing stress can help anyone get relief. This blog will discuss helpful strategies to combat [...]

1209, 2021

Busting 5 Circulating Myths About Back Pain

Back pain can shatter your expectations of a relaxing day. It could affect your posture and sleep routine and limit your movements.  Making back pain worse are misconceptions. For example, you might have heard that excess weight causes back pain. Is this a myth, or is it the truth? One study confirmed the relationship between weight and back pain. The findings highlight [...]

808, 2021

7 Must-Know Facts About Fibromyalgia

Living with fibromyalgia is not easy as it often causes massive disruption in the day-to-day activities of patients. Sometimes, fibromyalgia symptoms like widespread pain, sleeplessness, and tiredness can also trigger mental problems. By knowing a thing or two about fibromyalgia, such as how to relieve it with Blair chiropractic, you can find better ways to cope. Take control of your [...]

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