Feeling VS Function: What You Need to Know!

I am Dr. Clayton Roach and I want to talk to you about one of the most important things you should know about your health and the health of everyone around you. To me, chiropractic is a way of life and one of the questions I ask people is what is your most important asset…

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Vitamin D and the Spine

Vitamin D is one of the important nutrients necessary to maintain optimal health. Many people associate the generation of this specific vitamin in the body with sunlight, as time spent in the sun helps to replenish vitamin D. However, what many people may not correlate with is the relationship between vitamin D and bone health.…

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How Old is Chiropractic?

The history of modern chiropractic dates back to the 1800s; September 1895 to be exact. This is when the first treatment of what we consider modern chiropractic, was performed by Daniel David Palmer. The Iowa doctor, who was studying the nervous system, performed an adjustment on a janitor, Harvey Lillard, who was partially deaf. Shortly…

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Chiropractors Aren’t Real Doctors and More Myths

What myths surround chiropractic care and create that hesitancy for potential patients to see a chiropractor? There are three more very frequent questions or ideas about chiropractic care that the general population does not have the answer to and would benefit from the true answer. Knowledge is power and usually if someone hasn’t committed fully…

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Avoid, Prevent and Treat Disc Herniation

So, you or someone you know has a herniated disc. What now? What exactly is a herniated disc? Why did it happen? A disc herniation can also be called a slipped disc and there are two main reasons why a disc bulges and herniates, the first one is repetitive stress.  Take a look at the…

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Does Chiropractic Hurt?

If you are a chiropractic patient it is not uncommon to be asked questions by friends and family who are curious or nervous about chiropractic. “Does the cracking bother you?” “Does it hurt?” These are two of the most common questions and it is important to ask questions. Know the facts, especially when it comes…

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Do You Have A Dowager’s Hump?

Most of us have been told to sit up straight and stop slouching not really knowing why, other than it was more aesthetically pleasing to see someone sit up straight and look confident.  So, why is posture important? What effect does our posture have on our health? At Roach Chiropractic Centre posture is one of…

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Should You Get Back Surgery?

Back pain can be debilitating, causing significant pain, lack of mobility, and stress in other areas of the body. There are many reasons for back pain, ranging from simple to complex. Depending on the reason for the pain, surgery may seem like the best and only fix. However, the decision regarding whether or not to…

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What Are Your Sciatica Treatment Options?

Have we got a study for you! Most of us know what sciatica is but what is the most effective way to treat it? Do you go to a chiropractor, do massage, get acupuncture, take medication, or opt for surgery? None of the solutions are quick fixes for your pain so the most effective and…

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Let’s Beat a Heart Attack

Let’s talk about how to beat a heart attack! By adopting healthy behaviors, you can delay the onset of heart disease or stroke by as much as 14 years! Up to 80% of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable. De-Stress: We all know that this is easier said than done. Keeping stress at manageable…

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