Back pain (Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Elbow pain, Arm and hand pain, Hip pain, Knee pain, Foot pain)

September 22nd, 2016

Back pain (Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Elbow pain, Arm and hand pain, Hip pain, Knee pain, Foot pain)…These can be related to musculoskeletal and biomechanical problems all stemming from the central location of the spine and nervous system. Because our spine is the centerpiece of our entire body, if it is working incorrectly it can […]

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Sciatica? Back Pain? Piriformis Syndrome?

September 1st, 2016

The term sciatica is used to describe symptoms of leg pain that radiate from the low back through the buttock and down the back of the leg. Symptoms often include numbness or tingling, muscular weakness and difficulty controlling the leg. Sciatica is a symptom rather than an actual medical diagnosis. This is an important distinction […]

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Headaches? Sore neck and back?

August 17th, 2016

The majority of headaches are caused by musculoskeletal problems either associated with muscle stiffness and tightness or an actual mechanical joint issue. It is common for headache sufferers to experience neck pain and stiffness as well.   It is important to address the underlying cause for the condition; focusing treatment only on the area of […]

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The Best Massage Therapy at RAK Chiropractic in Rochester MN

June 30th, 2016

The Best Massage Therapy at RAK Chiropractic in Rochester MN   Much like chiropractic care, massage seeks to offer healing through a hands-on, drug-free technique, providing a long-term benefit of lasting relief. When combined, the two can be especially helpful. While chiropractors and massage therapists use their hands to treat patients, there is a difference […]

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RAK Chiropractic Can Help

June 15th, 2016

Do you have any of these symptoms? If so, you need an adjustment! We have openings Monday through Friday to serve you and your family! ‪#‎WellnessWednesday‬ ‪#‎RAKChiropractic‬ Headaches? Nervousness? Insomnia? Head Colds? High Blood Pressure? Migraines? Amnesia? Dizziness?   Call RAK Chiropractic 507-208-4305 today for help!

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Ice or Heat…which one and when?!

May 25th, 2016

  We are often asked at RAK Chiropractic whether you should put ice or heat on your injury, here is a little more information on what to do!   Cold therapy works well after a sudden injury, while heat helps to soothe ongoing muscle aches and pains Ice works for injuries because it narrows your […]

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Best Rochester MN Chiropractor RAK Chiropractic

March 24th, 2016

Wow! We (Dr. Katie and Dr. Ryley) got to spend this past weekend at the worlds best alternative healthcare summit! ‪#‎caljam2016‬ ‪#‎RAKChiropractic‬ Not only to do we try to stay educated and up to date on the most advanced alternative holistic healthcare; we will never recommend something we haven’t done or don’t currently do ourselves. […]

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Injured in an accident? Car crash?

February 11th, 2016

Do you ever wonder why when a racecar crashes, the car basically explodes? Racecars are designed to ‘shatter’ upon impact for a reason…while our cars we drive day to day are built to withstand accidents. The reason for this is that racecars implode upon impact because they are designed to take the force from the […]

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Text Neck: What’s the Deal?

November 24th, 2015

What is Text Neck? According to the Text Neck Institute of Plantation, FL, Text Neck, also  known as Forward Head Posture (FHP), is the “overuse syndrome involving the head, neck and shoulders, usually resulting from excessive strain on the spine from looking in a forward and downward position at any hand held mobile device, i.e., […]

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How to Combat “Flu Season”

October 16th, 2015

  What’s the Deal with the “Flu Season”? Come fall time, we start to hear a lot about the “Flu Season”. Should we get the flu shot? Should we not? Do the Benefits outweigh the negative aspects and risks, and vice-versa? With the vast amount information out there, many find it hard to choose which route […]

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