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Pelphrey Chiropractic

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Lexington, KY 40503 USA

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  • Why Good Posture is Important for Health
    Posture is not just about your how you stand; it has widespread effects on your body. Your body’s positioning and alignment places pressure on your muscles, ligaments, and joints, which is why it is important to be balanced. Read more
  • How Chiropractors Can Help You with Headaches
    A chiropractic adjustment helps to address the cause of the tension headaches and muscle tension. Chiropractors can correct misalignments in the spine that can put pressure on the nerves. This pressure may be the source for the tension. When a vertebrae is out of place it pushes on the nerves located above and below the spine which leads to nerve interference. Read more
  • Pinning Down Fibromyalgia
    If you’re someone that suffers from fibromyalgia, then you definitely know how painful the symptoms that come with this disease can be. Tingling, pain, fatigue and sleeplessness are just some of the symptoms that fibromyalgia causes. With this disease and the chronic pain associated with it, just getting through your day can be tough. Read more
  • Car Crash Speeds: injuries occur at Surprisingly low speeds
    The Mayo Clinic defines whiplash as a common injury caused by the forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip. It is estimated that approximately 1 million people suffer some type of whiplash injury per year. Although collisions from any direction can cause whiplash, 85% of whiplash injuries occur from rear-end vehicle collisions. Read more
  • Connection Between Chiropractic Care & Nutrition
    We all know that good nutrition can do a lot to increase our quality of life: it can make us feel better, look better, and perform better at work and at home. But did you know that just eating well may not be enough? No, I’m not talking about exercise, although proper exercise should go hand in hand with a healthy diet. Read more
  • Is Your Pillow Supporting You?
    Do you suffer from insomnia? Are you sleeping long enough but still wake up feeling tired? Do you suffer from sleep apnea or do you snore? Has it occurred to you that part of the problem might be your pillow? Yes, your pillow. It is not just something for you to snuggle or cuddle with. Read more
  • Possible Causes of Migraines
    Everyone has experienced the dreaded, head pounding, eyes sensitive to light, nauseating, thunder bursts that occur in your head—the migraine. A migraine has many causes that could lead to its unwelcoming presence in your head, and we are going to explore a few. Read more
  • Pregnancy and Back Pain
    Congratulations on your pregnancy. The increase in the size of your belly, you were expecting. The occurrence, whether new or worsening, of low back pain probably was not expected and may have come as a surprise to you. It shouldn’t. It is estimated that two-thirds of pregnant women feel low back pain, generally in the later months of pregnancy. Read more
  • Spinal Curves-Maintaining Proper Posture
    When I was a teenager, my father used to grab my shoulders and pull them back when he caught me slouching. “Stand up straight” he would say. I would try to comply, but standing the way he wanted me to, just didn’t feel comfortable. Good posture doesn’t happen instantaneously. Read more
  • Stress and Back Pain
    Life is full of ups and downs, and your life seems to be having its share of downs lately, In fact you feel like you can’t climb out of that valley, and now you are starting to have low back pain which is causing that valley to feel deeper and deeper. Have you thought that maybe the stressors in your life could be the cause of your back pain? Read more
  • The Facts About Whiplash
    What is Whiplash? Whiplash is a soft tissue injury of the muscles or ligaments in the neck that is caused by rapid backward and forward movement of the head. Whiplash can Read more
  • The Truth About a “Slipped Disc"
    Have you been experience pain or numbness on one side of your body? Does it worsen at night, or after sitting or standing? Do you have unexplained muscle weakness, or a tingling or burning sensation in one section of your back or neck? You may be suffering from a slipped disc. Read more
  • You Shouldn't Have to Live with Chronic Back Pain
    Any sort of chronic pain or condition can place a severe strain on your life and happiness. However, chronic back pain in particular can be debilitating as the spine is Read more
  • Dealing with Disc Pain: Reclaiming Your Life
    Disc pain is not something that any of us wants to deal with, but is unfortunately something that many of us have to deal with. If you find yourself trying to live your life around disc pain, Pelphrey Chiropractic of Lexington, KY is here to offer you some tips to help you get your life back on track. Read more
  • Tips for Managing Your Neck Pain
    Unfortunately, many people live with neck pain in their day-to-day lives. Because many different problems can cause neck pain and neck pain can present itself in a wide range of symptoms, it may be necessary to explore a number of methods to help relieve the pain. Read more
  • Know Someone with Forward Head Posture?
    You may know someone with Forward Head Posture if you view them in profile and their neck appears to be in a diagonal position. Forward head posture (FHP) is a condition in which the head protrudes forward and does not align with the shoulder blades. Read more