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YTWL Neck and shoulder pain are often caused by imbalance between the muscles of your shoulder and chest. Often, the muscles that stabilize your shoulder blade have become “lazy” and “forget” how to work. Here’s an exercise to help them “remember”.Coast Chiropractic CentersMove Better.
Stop Your Headaches!Headaches affect more than half of the population. They are so common that people may begin to think their pain is “normal”- which is not true. Headaches are a sign that something is wrong.
The holiday season is upon us once again, a time for happiness, counting our blessings, and gathering with family and friends. It’s a time full of joy and good cheer, but can also be a time of additional stress. It’s fun to get into the holiday spirit and participate in all the festive activities surrounding us this time of year, but the added demands of the season can also stress the capabilities of our bodies.
Prevent Running Injuries This FallWith cooler temperatures and less humidity in the air, you may be inspired to lace up your running shoes and hit the road. Whether you’re a seasoned runner or a beginner, it’s wise to take precautions to avoid injury, especially if you’ve been less active in the preceding months. Here are a few of the most common running injuries and helpful tips to prevent them.Plantar FasciitisPlantar fasciitis is a painful irritation of the fibrous band runn..
Lifters often focus on the large muscles that are more noticeable (i.e. chest and shoulders) and forget about the reciprocal muscle groups (i.e. scapular stabilizers).
Exercise of the Month: Plantar Fascia Golf BallThe “Plantar fascia” is a fibrous band running from the under surface of your heel to the ball of your foot. “Plantar fasciitis” is a painful inflammation of this tissue caused by chronic over stretching and mild tearing. Sometime the condition can be helped by simple stretching exercises like this one.
Chiropractic: Not Just for Back & Neck PainWhen people think of Chiropractic, they instinctively think of back & neck pain. While we do treat and help prevent these problems, it’s not our only area of expertise. In fact, we treat a variety of different conditions from head to toe with a “natural first” approach including hands-on care, exercise recommendations, lifestyle advice and therapy modalities.
Up to 25% of the population will suffer jaw pain from Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD).What is TMD?TMD is a term used to describe a group of problems that cause pain in the temporomandibular joint in your jaw. These problems can arise from the muscles around the joint, the disc within the joint or the bony portion of the joint itself. Imbalances between the muscles that open and close your jaw are the most common culprit.
Have you seen this video yet? It will give you a good chuckle and as we always say here in the office,“Laughter is the best medicine!”In all seriousness between all of the school supplies lists, new clothes shopping and much more take the time to check out how to have a healthy start to a new school year. Here are a few other tips to get the school year started right!Back Care is so important!Sit up for your Health: Everyone is spending more and more time at computers these days.
Catching Zzzz with Healthy Sleeping HabitsWhen people complain about being tired during the day hours, the best place to look at is their sleeping habits. While sleep requirements vary slightly from person to person, most healthy adults need at least 8 hours of sleep each night to function at their best.Here are some simple lifestyle changes that could positively impact your sleep schedule:Don’t drink caffeine after 3 p.m. You might be surprised to know that caffeine can cause sleep proble...
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Dr. B. Timothy Harcourt, DC, FACO 
Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist

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Third generation Chiropractor from a family of Chiropractic and Medical Doctors
Graduated from the National College of Chiropractic
Board-Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist
Published in the most esteemed medical journal, the JMPT, and the Library of Congress.
Over 30 years practicing Chiropractic
Creator of the SONOMA Method
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