Chiropractic News For Washington State

How Well Can You Smell? How Well Can You Smell?

What is Anosmia? Anosmia is the loss of smell. This can be partial or complete, although a complete loss of smell is fairly rare. Loss of smell can also be temporary or permanent, depending on the cause. What causes Anosmia? The common cold is a frequent cause for a partial, temporary loss of smell. Chronic sinus infection also may result in a loss... [More...]

What is Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia? What is Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia?

What is Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia? Glossopharyngeal neuralgia is a condition in which there are repeated episodes of severe pain in the tongue, throat, ear, and tonsils, which can last from a few seconds to a few minutes. The pain occurs in episodes and is usually on one side and it feels like a jabbing. What causes Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia? It’s... [More...]

Chiropractic Care Resulting in Reduction of Ear Infection Chiropractic Care Resulting in Reduction of Ear Infection

What is an Ear Infection? An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear, 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. Ear infections frequently are painful because of inflammation... [More...]

Getting Kids off Their ADD Medication Getting Kids off Their ADD Medication

What is Attention Deficit Disorder? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a psychological term currently applied to anyone who meets the DSM IV diagnostic criteria for impulsive, hyperactivity and/or inattention. ADD is one of the three subtypes of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). What Causes ADD? ADHA is one of the most common childhood... [More...]

What Can Chiropractic Care do for Scoliosis? What Can Chiropractic Care do for Scoliosis?

What is Scoliosis? A typical spine is a straight, vertical line; in comparison to a spine with scoliosis where the spine has a horizontal curvature. Approximately 2% of Americans at age 16 have scoliosis. Less than 0.1% have spinal curves measuring greater than 40 degrees, which is the point at which surgery becomes a consideration. What Causes Scoliosis? Overall,... [More...]

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