Injury Prevention for Soccer Players By: Sylvia Tripp D.C. Soccer, internationally known as Fútbol, is one of the most popular sports in the Pacific Northwest and the most prevalent sport in the world. As the sport continues to rise in popularity, it’s not surprising that the number of injuries associated with this sport are on […]

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05 Jun June 05, 2015

Injured at Work? Relief is Here!!!

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Your ability to work and earn an income is vital to your way of life. If you are injured on the job, you may not be able to provide for your family or even enjoy life. Are you suffering from any of the following work injuries? Here at Spinal & Sports Care Clinic, Drs. Shirley, Choate, […]

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Over the course of my career (now spanning more than 5 years and thousands of patients) I have made enough observations and seen enough patterns that I feel I can now write about some of them. This refers to the symptoms students most often come to see a chiropractor about. They include: neck and upper […]

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06 Oct October 06, 2014

Are You Worth More Than Your Car?

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By Jack Choate, DC When is the last time you had your vehicle’s oil changed? Had the tires rotated? Chances are, most of you were able to recall an answer quickly. Now answer this question: When is the last time you saw your chiropractor for a spinal adjustment? Aha! I sensed a long silence with […]

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02 May May 02, 2014

Is Running a Pain in Your Pelvis?

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By Dr. Brittany Rush, DC Getting pain in the front of your pelvis can be a little scary. Everybody talks about their aches and pains in their feet, or their back after a long day at work, but rarely do you hear about pain in the front of your friend’s pelvis after they go for […]

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28 Feb February 28, 2014

Stress and Sex

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First of all let me address the elephant in the room. This is not an article about how stress affects your sex life or even vice versa. Perhaps a more appropriate title might be “Stress and Gender”, but then you would probably have been less likely to read it. Now that I have your attention […]

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16 Nov November 16, 2013

The Ease of Lower Back Pain

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                I know that sounds like a strange title for an article concerning something as significant as lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it you might be thinking “there is nothing easy when it comes to lower back pain.” That is true and for the 80% of you that will suffer […]

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12 Oct October 12, 2013

Brain Inflammation

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By Jack Choate, DC You are overweight and always hungry, is your brain inflamed? Can poor eating habits “inflame” your brain? Evidence suggests consumption of pro-inflammatory foods can, for lack of better description, “confuse” your brain and the communication it has with your stomach—in effect making it harder to discern when you’re full. The result: […]

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For a long time the healthcare field has been plagued by a disease that is difficult to treat: pride. Most doctors, including chiropractors, think they are the answer to the health care problem. The reality is that we are all just a piece of the puzzle. In the end your health is just that, yours […]

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20 Sep September 20, 2013

Going Gluten Free in Spokane

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By Steve Shirley, DC Going on a gluten free diet can be daunting at first.  Sure, there are several readily available gluten free food choices but some of them simply taste horrible.  Cardboard, bean paste, dried shoe leather—these are just a few descriptors that come to mind. Fortunately there are many new sources of TASTY […]

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