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How to Get Your Life Back When You Have Sciatica

Some people who consult with our chiropractor in Oakland, CA may have sciatica. Patients who are no strangers to sciatica understand how challenging and frustrating it is to deal with pain. Often, the burning, sharp, and stabbing sensation beginning on the lower back and radiating towards the rest of the lower body causes debilitating pain […]

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3 Ways to Help Minors Cope with Migraines

Every Oakland chiropractor sees a rising trend of severe headaches among minors, especially among teens who spend hours playing video games or using gadgets. While there is no solid proof of association between gaming or gadget use and their headaches, there may be clues as to why they have head pain. In fact, an article […]

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Pinched Nerves and 6 Effective Pain Relief Methods

Pain is one way the body tells you that something's wrong, like in the case of a pinched nerve. If you ever tried waking up in the morning and felt a sharp or dull pain on your neck, shoulder, back, arm, elbow, wrist, or hand, it's most likely due to compressed or irritated nerves. It’s […]

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Isometric Exercises for the Shoulder

Head shoulders knees and toes knees and toes…….. The next in our Isometric exercise series is the shoulder. To start, grab a small ball or pillow to use for these following exercises. Focus on shoulder movement and keep the neck muscles relaxed. In each exercise, we are isolating one main muscle to work on. The […]

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Isometric Exercises for the Neck

Let’s start with isometric exercises for the neck. The neck, also called the cervical spine, is possibly the most important region of the body.  The brain stem connects to the spinal cord stem as it exits the skull in the upper neck. Almost every nerve passes either from the brain through the neck to the […]

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Isometric Exercises: What they are? Why are they important? What makes them a SAFE place to start moving and rehabbing?

Isometric exercises are static contractions of a particular muscle or group of muscles. These exercises are a form of exercise involving contraction of the muscles WITHOUT any visible movement in the angle of the joint.  We often hear from patients that they have pain with movement especially when there has been an injury to a […]

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Dear Mayor - Life Chiropractic Stands with Black Lives Matter

Dear Mayor Libby Schaaf, We are an Oakland-based business with 4 employees located in Rockridge. The use of force during protests is often justified by saying small businesses need protection. On June 1st, when tear gas (which experts say increases viral risk) was used against protesters before curfew even began, this use of force was traumatizing, putting […]

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TMJ irritation: It’s a pain in the neck!

The terms TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint is referring to the relationship between the Jaw bone (mandible) and temporal bone of the skull. It is a joint similar to those found throughout our bodies made up of bone, muscle, blood vessels, nerves and cartilage. Similarly to the spine, there is an intra-articular disc that acts a […]

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It’s Gut Check time

How is poor posture affecting my gut heath?? When you’re at your desk sending off those last couple of emails or applying the finishing touches to your powerpoint presentation, posture is probably the last thing on your mind. At least until your neck and back start to ache. I’m sure you’ve heard that poor posture […]

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