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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
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

200 Miles? 500 Miles? When Should You Replace Your Running Shoes?

Ryan Hall won his first NCAA championship in 2005 when he ran the 5000 meter race in 13:22.32, beating his teammate by less than a second. That’s just off a 4 minute pace, for those of you who are counting. Gina Kolata from the New York Times wellness blog, caught him standing still long enough […]

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How to Deal With Frequent Migraines and Other Headaches

Whether you’re at work, in class, or parenting energetic children, you can’t afford to let a headache ruin your day. When a headache strikes, many people turn to medication to ease the pain. But medication isn’t always a viable or desirable option. You may be looking for treatments to complement traditional medicine or for alternative […]

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Guide to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Tips and Advice for Athletes and Office Workers

Carpal tunnel syndrome, which can be painful and debilitating, affects people from all walks of life and lines of work. It can be caused by repetitive motions that strain the wrists, such as weightlifting or even typing with badly positioned hands. It’s estimated that carpal tunnel syndrome can cost a worker around $30,000 in medical […]

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Could Better Shoes Help My Back Pain?

The Right Shoes Can Make a Huge Difference The feet are the foundation of your body — and of your posture. The way your weight is distributed on your feet while you walk, stand, and run can contribute to knee pain, ankle pain, and lower back pain, as well as painful conditions of the foot […]

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How Do We Know How Healthcare Is Performing?

Healthcare is a hot topic right now on the political landscape, especially as election season accelerates and gains traction. With all the talk of healthcare it does beg the question, how does the healthcare industry collectively and objectively assess its current performance and areas for improvement? The best way to tackle this important topic is to […]

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Is It Bad to Crack Your Back?

There are varying opinions about whether people should crack their knuckles, back, or other joints in the body. Many people wonder about the cracking noise that occurs during a chiropractic adjustment, and some claim that having a friend apply force to “crack their back” can produce the same effect. But what actually happens when your […]

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Back-to-School Wellness Guide

From unhealthy school lunches to heavy backpacks, kids and parents face a variety of challenges to maintaining health and wellness during the school year. As summer draws to a close and classes begin, this back-to-school wellness guide can help you and your children navigate these challenges. Lighten the Load On the first day of school […]

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Is Your Diet Contributing to Your Stress?

Comfort Foods Aren’t So Comforting in the Long Run Stress can cause us to turn to comfort foods — and drinks. But consoling ourselves with these carbohydrates, fats, salt, and caffeine can do more than tip the scales: Eating foods that boost cholesterol and sodium levels can increase the risk of heart attack or developing […]

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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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