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How Vitamin D Supports the Skeletal System

The human body needs vitamin D in order to build strong muscles and bones. When the body does not get enough vitamin D, it is not able to absorb calcium effectively. This makes it very important for good bone health. Children who do not get adequate vitamin D develop rickets, a condition that causes weak [...]

How Chiropractic Helps People Who Suffer from Plantar Fasciitis

How Chiropractic Helps People Who Suffer from Plantar Fasciitis Feet are important. When you consider what your feet go through, taking 8,000 steps over the course of a day, according to the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (IPMA), it’s easy to see how 75 percent of all Americans will have some type of foot pain at [...]

7 Ways Chiropractic Benefits Children

7 Ways Chiropractic Benefits Children Chiropractic is traditionally considered by many to be a treatment for adults. However, research shows that the treatment can be very beneficial for children. It can make birth easier and help give babies a healthy start in life. Young children can benefit from many of the childhood conditions that chiropractic [...]

How to stretch your upper/midback while at your desk

I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that your upper/midback is tight at work.  I can assume this with confidence because just about everyone who has come into Compass Chiropractic has had tension and restrictions in this area.  The tension that we feel in the upper/midback is partly due to the stresses [...]

Compass Now Offers PreFab Orthotics from APEX (HSA Approved)

Compass has always offered gait analysis and custom orthotics, but we know that not everyone needs a custom made orthotic so we found the most advanced PreFab orthotics on the market. We're excited to offer the APEX suite of PreFab Orthotics. The A-Wave - $34.95   The DynaFLANGE - $39.95   SelectFlex - $69.95

5 Benefits of Walking That Every Chiropractic Patient Should Know

The case for walking in order to achieve better health is not new. Doctors and fitness experts have been touting its benefits for decades. When you walk, you engage more than 200 muscles – this includes your pelvis and spine. This makes it an exceptional complement to chiropractic treatment. However, if you aren’t convinced, these [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer from Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is a very common injury among runners. If it is diagnosed early and treatment commences immediately the chances of it becoming a chronic condition are reduced. It responds very well to chiropractic since it involves the pelvis and related muscles. When pelvic mechanics are not functioning properly the muscle don’t work efficiently [...]

4 Ways Chiropractic Helps Improve Your Overall Health & Wellness

Chiropractic has been increasing in popularity over the last few years as the medical community is recognizing its value for treating many conditions as well as improving overall health and wellness. There was a time when chiropractic was used to treat back pain, but studies are showing that it can be used to effectively treat [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer from Sciatica

Sciatica is a common back ailment that affects approximately 1 in 10 adults in the United States. It is most prevalent in people between the ages of 25 and 45. Sciatica is characterized by a shooting pain that originates in the lower back and travels down through the hip, buttock and back of leg. The [...]

3 Ways Chiropractic Can Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Many people think of chiropractic as a treatment for neck and back problems, but in truth it is a whole body wellness practice and the neck and back are just one aspect. One application that is garnering a great deal of attention is the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Chiropractic is an effective, non-invasive [...]