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Have you been feeling an intense pain stabbing at your heels and can't figure out what it is? This common condition effects 10% of the people in their lifetime! Read this article to see if it's something you might have, and something we can help with!
But what about all those people who are suffering from opioid addictions that don't have lower back pain? Many it's your arthritis that's killing you every time you type on a computer? Maybe it's the way your can turn your head without wincing? Or maybe even it the old sports injury from your college days that never fully healed right? Whatever the reason is for taking opioids, the fact is on average 29 people A DAY die from opioid related overdoses, and some weren't even aware they had a problem with it. At Coast Chiropractic Centers, we are offering you an open door to see if there's a chance you can find pain relief with an addiction to natural health rather than to pills.
Did you know that 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes? It’s the leading cause of missed workdays and job-related disability. Although it’s incredibly common and potentially debilitating, the good news is that most cases of low back pain originate from mechanical causes, which means they aren’t caused by a disease and can be prevented with healthy habits. If you want to keep your back healthy, take these six tips into consideration.
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction occurs when one or both of the sacroiliac joints loses normal motion or becomes pinched. Certain dysfunction in the sacroiliac joint, also called the SI joint, can sometimes cause lower back and/or leg pain. Leg pain from sacroiliac joint dysfunction can be particularly difficult to differentiate from radiating leg pain caused by a lumbar disc herniation (sciatica) as they can feel quite similar. Check out this article to see if this is the reason why your lower back or hips hurt!
Have you ever started a new exercise program and then suddenly gained a few pounds? Don’t fret. It’s normal!
For most people, traveling for work or going on a vacation means there will be a lot of sitting – Sitting at the airport, sitting on a plane, sitting in cars, sitting on the beach, etc. As health professionals, we always encourage our patients to fit in some daily exercise and movement, even while on vacation. You may not have as much time as you do at home for your regular workouts while traveling, but doing something is always a whole lot better than doing nothing at all. Here are our tips to keep you moving during any upcoming travels.
The pain usually starts in your back but may radiate into your buttock or thigh. Your pain usually intensifies with standing upright for prolonged periods of time or leaning backwards. If this sounds like a pain that you have been experiencing, please click to read more!
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Your specific type of foot determines the type of running shoes you should have. The proper foot gear can make a world of difference in the alignment of your spine.
As most seasoned golfers know, when you're swinging a golf club, it's not just your arms doing the work. There are many muscles groups it takes to fully swing the golf club including upper back, lateral muscles, and lower back. When these muscles are over-strained, they tend to have a domino effect on your spinal health increasing the incidence of upper and lower back pain as well as risk of injury to other areas.
Migraine sufferers may already know about which foods trigger a painful migraine, but if not - keeping a food journal can help. Sweet treats, chocolate, and alcoholic beverages are commonly served during the holidays (which are right around the corner), and they’re also common migraine triggers, so be mindful if you suffer from frequent headaches.
Meet Our Chiropractor
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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