Rochester MN Chiropractic News – RAK Chiropractic

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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Foam Rolling

May 25th, 2015

Foam rolling utilizes a technique called Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) that stimulates a proprioceptor called the Golgi Tendon Organ.  When a muscle is activated to the point of near injury, the GTO reflex sends a message to shut the muscle down. The GTO is responsible for saving us from a lot of injuries.  Without getting too complicated, […]

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Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free, & Dairy-Free Cupcake Recipe

May 19th, 2015

            Is there such a thing as a “healthy chocolate” recipe?       Actually, yes! Look no further! This sugar-free, gluten-free, & dairy-free chocolate cupcake recipe is delicious.       It has quickly grown to be a new, favorite recipe here, in our office, so we wanted to […]

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What does wetting the bed and chiropractic care have in common?

May 10th, 2015

Many people young and old have a clinical diagnosis of enuresis, also  known as urination during sleep. Bed-wetting is the loss of control of the bladder by day or night and is most  common in children. Nerves affect every cell of your body and influence organs such as the bladder. Chiropractors restore normal function and […]

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Pre and Post-Natal Chiropractic Care

April 25th, 2015

Many women, weather pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, will go through their pregnancy with pain and discomfort thinking it is a normal, natural process. What women don’t know is how effective and safe chiropractic care is throughout their pregnancy. Chiropractic care during pregnancy involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned vertebra, restoring nerve […]

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Headaches getting you down?

April 10th, 2015

The majority of headaches are caused my 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. A history of head trauma, whiplash, repetitive strain from postures associated   with computer use and poor sleep postures may […]

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Make Your Health Dreams Come True

March 25th, 2015

The stories are everywhere, always uplifting, always inspiring: The woman who created a wellness clinic in her inner city neighborhood. The man who lost 200 pounds after being housebound for a decade. The mother who worked tirelessly bringing her sick child to radiant health. The grandfather who quit cigarettes to realize his dream of running […]

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RAK Chiropractic – Health Coach

March 10th, 2015

In January, we introduced Erin Young, Holistic Health Coach as part of the RAK Team. She will be providing monthly FREE workshops and is available for one on one coaching tailored for your specific health needs and goals. In January Erin, and her husband Russ, also introduced the newest member to their family. Julia Rose […]

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What is an ear infection?

February 25th, 2015

Ear infections (acute otitis media), in general, are blockages in the Eustachian tubes and are most often related to a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear and the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. Children are more likely than Adults to get ear infections […]

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