Rochester MN Chiropractic News – RAK Chiropractic

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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RAK’s DVD Lending Library

August 20th, 2015

Here at RAK Chiropractic, we thoroughly enjoy offering different educational materials to our patients! As many of you already know, we love posting different recipes, tutorials, etc. to our Facebook page, Pinterest page, and to our blog, but did you know that we also offer a lending library of DVDs? Well, we do! We have a […]

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An Introduction to Essential Oils

August 6th, 2015

Here at RAK Chiropractic, we’re big fans of utilizing essential oils for a number of different reasons. Essentials oils are the perfect alternative healing solution as their uses range from pain management, to skin care, to internal health, and more! Now, if you’ve ever done any essential oils research on your own, you’ll quickly realize there […]

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7 “To-Dos” for a Happier, Healthier Life!

July 7th, 2015

7 “To-Dos” for a Happier, Healthier Life! Want the most simplistic self-improvement program that actually DOES better your health and well-being? It doesn’t cost anything, and it isn’t hard to follow. It’s all about going back to the basics of healthy, happy living! Dr. Bob Rakowski is a Chiropractor practicing in Texas who has developed 7 “rights”, also […]

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Biofreeze from Chiropractic Office vs. Biofreeze from Drug Stores

June 22nd, 2015

Biofreeze Brief Rundown: Biofreeze is a topical formula used by Chiropractors and other medical professionals to treat pain symptoms without the use of prescription medication. It comes in a few different forms: spray, roll on, and gel. The active ingredient in Biofreeze is menthol. The menthol works as a numbing agent, providing the user with […]

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Chiropractic Treatment for Colic & Irritability

June 8th, 2015

Colic and irritability can be one of the most frustrating feats for both newborns and their parents. Many of the “traditional” approaches to treating colic have proved to be unsuccessful and, even sometimes, detrimental to the child’s health. Chiropractic adjustments for newborns with colic and irritability has proven to significantly reduce the amount of stress […]

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