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Category: Chiropractic

You Need More than a Back Belt to Avoid a Lifting Injury

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on August 16, 2021

In an ideal world, you’d only need a chiropractor from Dr. James J. Hether, DC of DeLand in Volusia County for regular maintenance. One way to get closer to achieving this ideal is to practice proper lifting technique to avoid... Read More

The Link Between Text Neck and Poor Posture

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on July 16, 2021

In recent years, doctors and patients have learned that all those hours sitting hunched over a phone causes a stress injury. With us constantly looking down at our phone and other electronics, we can be a pain in our own... Read More

Chiropractic the Perfect Choice for Auto Accident Injuries

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on June 16, 2021

As far as auto accidents go, the top two injuries we see and are most concerned about are whiplash and concussion. A minor version of either of these is a big deal and can lead to long-term health issues if... Read More

Headache Treatment with Chiropractic Care

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on April 5, 2021

Headaches are the most commonly reported disorder of the nervous system. Whether you suffer from rare headaches or frequent bouts of debilitating pain, you might want to try chiropractic care to eliminate this discomfort from your life.  Before we dive into... Read More

Benefits of Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on March 5, 2021

If you recently got into a car accident, you’re probably feeling pain and discomfort throughout your body. Even if you didn’t suffer a visible injury, your bones and nerves might still have suffered trauma due to the force of the... Read More

Use the Hether Macro for Chirotouch to Enhance Your Practice

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on February 5, 2021

Carrying out chiropractic treatments requires a lot of skill and patience. If you’re looking for a way to make your job as a chiropractor less complicated, you should consider integrating the Hether Macro for Chirotouch into your practice. This machine... Read More

Preventing Spinal Arthritis with Good Posture

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on January 4, 2021

Arthritis in the spine, or spinal arthritis, brings soreness or chronic pain in the lower spine's vertebrae. Individuals with spinal arthritis may experience muscle spasms, decreased range of motion, and these symptoms: Creaking sounds from painful joints A burning sensation after a physical... Read More

How to Improve Your Immune System

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on December 4, 2020

The immune system defends your body from disease-causing microorganisms such as viruses, germs, and bacteria. If you have a weak immune system, your body becomes more susceptible to common illnesses such as colds and flu, and other infectious diseases. There is no single... Read More

Why Should I Get a Massage?

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on November 4, 2020

Massage therapy is an effective treatment to reduce muscle tension, pain, and stress. It involves manipulating, rubbing, and pressing ligaments, tendons, muscle, and skin. Common massage types include: Deep Tissue Massage – This technique uses slow, forceful, and targeted strokes to connective tissues... Read More

Sciatica Treatment with Chiropractic

Written By James J. Hether, D.C. on July 21, 2020

Low back pain is one of the most common reasons behind new patient appointments at chiropractic centers. In fact, according to the American Chiropractic Association, experts estimate that approximately 80% of individuals will deal with some form of back pain... Read More

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