Patient having conversation about health-related issues with their doctor.

You and Your Doctor: Important Discussions To Have At Your Next Appointment

Having a good relationship with your primary care doctor is crucial to maintaining your overall health and well-being. From vaccinations to preventative care, it’s important that you and your physician are on the same page about how to best approach your healthcare.

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Person receiving chiropractic care for back pain.

Chiropractic Care: How Chiropractic Treatment Helps Common Conditions

Chiropractic care is a great alternative treatment for a variety of health conditions; in fact, chiropractic treatments are often used to address things like chronic pain, migraine headaches, reduced mobility, osteoarthritis, sprains and more.

Let’s take a deeper dive into some common conditions that benefit from chiropractic care:

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Therapist working with patient to improve mental health.

8 Tips on How To Improve Mental Health: Your Guide to a Healthier Mindset

Good mental health is just as important as physical health, but it’s not always something we focus on. We’re so busy with work, family, and other daily responsibilities that our mental health often takes a back seat to everything else, but taking care of our emotional health is critical to living a healthy life. Learn how to improve mental health and reap the many benefits! Read more

Patient visiting their primary care doctor.

Does a Primary Care Doctor Help Overall Health?

Having a trusted primary care doctor (or primary care physician) is essential for your individual healthcare needs

One – it’s comforting to know that you have a physician who knows your medical history, from vaccinations and minor illnesses to conditions and health issues that you live with on an ongoing basis. Two – studies show that having a primary care doctor leads to better health outcomes at lower costs! But, there’s more to it than just that.

Let’s take a deeper dive into the reasons why you need a trusted primary care doctor.

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Mental health professional helping with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

What Are the Symptoms and Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Have you experienced an extremely stressful or traumatic event that changed your life?

Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a serious condition. It occurs when individuals experience or witness a traumatic event and are overwhelmed with feelings of distress and anxiety that stay with them long past the event itself. In this blog, we will address some symptoms and causes of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

*If you feel like you might have PTSD or any other mental health disorder, do not self-diagnose. Instead, reach out to a mental health professional.

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Child mental health counselor talking with an adolescent.

Understanding Adolescent and Children’s Mental Health Statistics

As a parent or guardian, it’s natural to worry about your child’s health, and it can be scary when you start noticing signs of a mental health struggle in your son or daughter.

Current child mental health statistics show that mental health disorders are more common than you may realize. (In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that nearly half of all adolescents experience a mental health disorder at some point in their lives.) It’s important to seek help when you notice emotional distress, because in many cases, these issues can be part of a larger problem. Every single day, young children and adolescents are treated for mental illnesses — and successfully. There is help out there!

*If you think your child might have a mental health disorder, do not self-diagnose. Instead, reach out to a mental health care provider.

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Therapist providing effective mental health talk therapy for a patient.

What Are the Most Effective Mental Health Therapy Methods?

How many different types of psychotherapy are there? Are they effective at treating specific conditions and behavioral health? What is self-care? What’s the difference between cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and narrative therapy?

There are a lot of questions to be answered when it comes to determining which treatment option is the most effective mental health therapy — but try not to get overwhelmed.

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While it might seem like all forms of therapy are based on the same principles, slight variations make all the difference when it comes to effective treatment. Follow along to learn more about some of the most effective types of therapy for various conditions.

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Patient with health condition receiving acupuncture treatment.

Conditions That Can Benefit From Acupuncture Treatment

Acupuncture has been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of health conditions; it’s a traditional Chinese medicine that utilizes special acupuncture needles placed in the body at key points along energy pathways (known as meridians). 

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Commercial driver undergoing a DOT physical.

A DOT Physical: What Is It Exactly?

A DOT physical is a specific type of physical examination required by the Department of Transportation (DOT). It is performed for individuals whose jobs are considered “safety sensitive,” meaning that their duties not only affect them but also the health of the general public.

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Patient undergoing chiropractic consultation.

The Average Cost of a Chiropractor Visit

Chronic pain is a burden that millions of Americans live with every single day, and there can be a variety of causes: genetics, a workplace injury, or a car accident.

While acute and chronic pain can be extremely frustrating, many individuals are able to find pain relief and an overall improvement in their well-being from regular chiropractic adjustments. But, how do you know what to expect in regard to treatment cost or whether your insurance provider will cover it

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Here’s everything you need to know about chiropractic treatment, average costs and the factors that affect price.

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