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Q&A – What to Expect from Your First Massage Therapy Session

Massage therapy has many health benefits

While massage therapy can be great for melting away the troubles of everyday life, there’s more to it than mere relaxation. It can also be an essential part of maintaining overall wellness. Often, it plays a significant role in stress relief and pain management for a variety of conditions. Although, if you’ve never had a clinical massage before, you might not know what to expect. It’s possible you even have several questions.

That’s perfectly natural!

To satisfy your curiosity, Algonquin Chiropractic’s very own Dr. Galante answers some of the questions you might be asking yourself.

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Dr. Galante On How the Media Treats Low Back Pain [Video]

Learn Dr. Anthony Galante's Thoughts on What the Media Says About Treating Low Back Pain

Recently, I came across an article on low back pain in the Lifestyle section of AOL. It was titled, “10 secret reasons for your back pain" by Reader's Digest author Alyssa Jung.

I read this article with curiosity to see how the media's message compared to the truth about back pain. After all, articles like this have the potential to affect the thought processes of millions of people.

The fact is 80% of people will have disabling low back pain at some point in their lives. And roughly 33% of all adults are currently suffering from low back pain. Furthermore, with the current opioid crisis, low back pain is a hot topic, and the media knows this.

So, let's take a look at this article and see if its take on low back pain lines up with reality.

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Algonquin Chiropractic Center gets Re-Certified in DMEPOS [Press Release]

Dr. Galante Can Better Serve the Durable Medical Equipment Needs of Patients

Algonquin Chiropractic Center has recently been re-certified in DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies) by BOC (Board of Certification/Accreditation).

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Recent News from a Chiropractor Near Me

Medical Journals Confirm: Seeing a Chiropractor Beats Opioids and Back Surgery

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Seeing a chiropractor can help you avoid surgery and other invasive treatments.

Over 100 people a day die from opioid overdoses. One of the leading causes for opioid prescriptions is lower back pain, something a chiropractor can treat very well.  This is why medical journals and healthcare experts now recommend seeing a chiropractor first before you try other treatments.

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How Do I Find a Licensed Chiropractor Near Me?

Learn to Find an Experienced Local Chiropractor and What to Expect in Your First and Second Visits

You finally made the decision! You have been thinking about it. Your friends recommended it, and so did your co-worker, but your spouse is not a big fan of chiropractors so you’ve been waiting, hoping the pain and suffering will “just go away.” You’re tired of taking the medication, and you even tried an injection which did not help for very long. The ortho is talking surgery and you definitely want to avoid surgery. Now, YOU made the decision: You’re going to a chiropractor!

Now you have questions: “How do I find a good one? Does my insurance cover services? Do they take Medicare? Has the chiropractor treated my condition before? With what kind of success? What post-graduate training has the chiropractor had? Can the chiropractor get to the underlying cause of my condition? Has this chiropractor treated athletes in the past?”

Here’s a guide to answering those questions and finding a quality chiropractic professional in your area.

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