The Wellness Blog

Wrist Pain

As we navigate through this pandemic many of us have begun to rely on technology even more as stay-at-home orders pushed us to operate businesses, homes, and schools virtually. The increase in screen time can have a direct effect on your health. We aren’t talking about your eyes, but your wrists! Wrist pain is a common complaint amongst athletes, writers, mechanics, hairdressers, and just about anyone who relies on their hands heavily to complete their jobs. However, no matter what your routine or job is, your wrists are some of the most used joints in your body. If you’ve noticed

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Is Chiropractic Care Covered in My Insurance?

Chiropractic care can be an excellent alternative treatment option for aches and pain throughout the body. Every year, over 20 million Americans visit chiropractors across the nation for various ailments. If you have been injured recently or experience frequent pain in your lower back, you may be considering visiting a chiropractor and wondering about whether your health insurance covers chiropractic care. Does my insurance cover chiropractic care? As stated above, seeking chiropractic care is fairly common. Fortunately, most insurance companies cover chiropractic care but do require a co-payment. Chiropractic care is included in most health insurance plans, including major medical

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Chiropractic Care and Fall Prevention

Did you know that one in every four adults over the age of 65 falls at least once every year? With one in every five falls leading to a serious injury, falling can be one of the biggest dangers to your overall health and wellbeing as well as your quality of life. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to prevent falling and reduce your risk of injury – and chiropractic care can help. The Dangers of Falling As stated above, falls can cause patients pain, injury, and disrupt their overall quality of life. Falls can cause broken bones such

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Meet Dr. Michael Ebner

As the autumn leaves are changing and fall is in full swing, we are excited to introduce our newest doctor addition to the Tuck Chiropractic Team! We are pleased to welcome Dr. Michael C. Ebner, DC who will be joining the team in our Cave Spring location in Roanoke. He has been actively practicing chiropractic since 1993 in both NC and SC and has successfully treated thousands of patients throughout that period. Dr. Ebner feels blessed that he’s been able to practice and help so many people enhance the quality of their lives. Dr. Ebner is a native New Yorker

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What is a Spinal Subluxation?

You may have heard the term “subluxation” many times before, but you may not fully understand what it is or what kind of damage subluxations can cause to your body. This month we would like to provide you with a little more knowledge of spinal subluxations. A subluxation is a term used to describe a joint that may not work the way it should, whether it is misaligned or not operating properly. Subluxations can occur in any joint within the body including the feet, shoulders, wrists, and knees. One of the most common areas that subluxations can occur is within

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The Activator Method

One of the best aspects of chiropractic care is the variety of approaches chiropractors can utilize to treat your condition and improve your overall quality of life. The goal of chiropractic care is to use the manipulation of the musculoskeletal system, primarily the spine, to improve function, reduce pain and inflammation, and help your body to function at its best. For some patients, chiropractors may choose to use their hands to manually deliver treatment, while other cases may require specialized tools and equipment for the desired results and are known as instrument-assisted adjustments. One of the most common instrument-assisted adjustment

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Meet Dr. DJ McAninch

Dr. DJ McAninch makes his way down to Blacksburg, Virginia from a town on the Erie canal called Lockport.  It is a suburb of Buffalo, known as “the city of good neighbors”. Growing up he developed a love for athletics, getting involved in baseball, hockey and football at a young age.  Dr. DJ earned the highest rank in scouting, the Eagle Scout award, so when he gets a chance you can find him hiking or camping out in the woods in Montgomery County. Joining the diving team in grade school led to a division I collegiate career at the University

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High and Low Impact Activities Everyone Can Do

Many of us know staying active is vital to living a healthy lifestyle. Regular exercise is proven to reduce stress levels, improve sleep quality, boost your immune system, and prevent weight gain. As we continue to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, you may be finding it difficult to exercise or maintain your exercise routine. However, exercise is more important than ever during these stressful times. We’ve provided some high and low impact activities as well as a few tips to help you get your body moving while following the CDC guidelines. High Impact Activities High impact activities are exercises that

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Meet Dr. Phillip Brown

Of all the different ways to get into Chiropractic, it was a bit of a happy accident for Dr. Phillip Brown. His brother has Cerebral Palsy, so he developed a joy in helping his parents care for him. He initially studied genetic research in school, with the hopes of indirectly helping others with Cerebral Palsy. However, over time he realized that he wanted to help people in a more direct, personal way. He also didn’t particularly care for the research papers! ​ He reached a turning point after his father came to his school to see him. They discussed Dr.

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Sleep Better with Chiropractic Care

Getting enough sleep at night is vital to helping us make it through the next day. As you sleep, your body uses the time to rejuvenate itself, allowing you to feel well-rested in the morning. Having trouble sleeping is one of the most common complaints in adults. As a society, we get far less sleep than we need. This can result in excessive fatigue, poor concentration, and other negative side effects. Though you may not look to a chiropractor for sleep improvement, many patients report immediate sleep improvement after just a single adjustment. What’s even better is that sleep quality

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