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2045 N Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073 Schedule an Appointment Have a Question? Get Answers. (540) 951-6900
2045 N Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073 Schedule an Appointment Have a Question? Get Answers. (540) 951-6900
2045 N Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073 Schedule an Appointment Have a Question? Get Answers. (540) 951-6900
2045 N Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073 Schedule an Appointment Have a Question? Get Answers. (540) 951-6900
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2045 N Franklin St, Christiansburg, VA 24073 Schedule an Appointment Have a Question? Get Answers. (540) 951-6900
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The Wellness Blog

Partnering with Jen for Health, Happiness, and High Kicks

One of the highlights of working in healthcare is the opportunity to develop relationships with patients from all walks of life. Every patient that walks into one of our 11 Tuck Chiropractic locations has a unique story to tell. At our Bedford location, Jen is one of our regulars, seeing Dr. A.J LaBarbera to maintain […]

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Study: Chiropractic Reduces Lower Back Pain in Pregnant Patients

A study published in April 2014 in Chiropractic and Manual Therapies found that after six months of chiropractic treatment, 90 percent of pregnant patients with lower back pain reported clinically significant improvement. The study was led by researcher Cynthia Peterson, a professor of chiropractic medicine at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. Researchers recruited 115 […]

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The Benefits of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Inflammation is a part of your body’s natural defenses against disease. But sometimes it can cause more problems than it solves. Excess inflammation can cause heart disease, diabetes, stroke, vascular dementia, and other health problems. Your immune system responds to bacteria and other stimuli by creating inflammation, which can include symptoms like redness, heat, swelling, […]

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Dr. Logan Brooke to Work with Athletes at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado

Later this summer Dr. Logan Brooke, of Tuck Chiropractic Clinic in Blacksburg, will be traveling to Colorado for two weeks to work with some of the most gifted athletes in the world at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. This opportunity came about after Dr. Brooke completed the Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician course and […]

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Chiropractic May Help Elderly Patients Avoid Falls

An overview of current research, published in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, shows that chiropractic care may have a role in helping prevent falls in elderly patients who suffer from mechanical neck pain or dizziness. Elderly patients often experience nonspecific dizziness and chronic neck pain at the same time. Both of these symptoms are […]

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Guide to Sleeping Positions

People spend roughly one-third of their lives sleeping. A good night’s sleep is a substantial factor in the quality of your overall health, and inadequate sleep can wreak havoc on you mentally and physically. The position you sleep in can have a huge impact on the quality of your sleep. So, what’s the best position for […]

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Study: Manual Therapy Changes Processing of Pain

A study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics in October 2014 used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to evaluate how the brain reacts to spinal manipulation used by chiropractors. Brain scans revealed that spinal manipulation and other types of manual therapy have an immediate effect on functional connectivity between regions of the brain that are […]

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The Future of Health Care & Chiropractic Care

Last week four of our Tuck Chiropractic Doctors participated in the Virginia Health Care Conference that was centered on the future of healthcare. The theme was a timely and pertinent one, and one that Dr. Tuck, Dr. LaBarbera, Dr. Rathmann and Dr. Matthis were all excited about: “Transformation in the Health Care Industry: Accelerating Value […]

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Study: Chiropractic Increases Soccer Players’ Kicking Speed

A pilot study published in January 2015 in the journal Chiropractic and Manual Therapies found that lumbar spine manipulation and sacroiliac joint manipulation resulted in increased kicking speed and range of motion. The study was conducted on 40 South African soccer players without previous injuries. Researchers Kyle Colin Deutschmann, Andrew Douglas Jones, and Charmaine Maria […]

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American Chiropractic Association: Conservative Care First for Lower Back Pain

Last month the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) called for doctors and patients to consider conservative care in the treatment of lower back pain. The press release cited two recent studies on the effectiveness of the widely recommended drug acetaminophen in treating spinal pain. One study by researchers in Australia, published in British Medical Journal in […]

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