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Need Headache Treatment from Holiday Stress? Try These 5 Tips

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on March 5, 2020

Holidays and stress go hand in hand. 69% of people report feeling stressed during the holidays citing a lack of time while another 69% blame finances for their seasonal stress.  Headaches and stress create a vicious cycle. It’s hard to figure out... Read More

Dr. Steven Skaggs has been confirmed a “Trauma Team Member” by the Academy of Chiropractic

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on February 5, 2020

Dr. Steven Skaggs, a chiropractor located at 1802 West 32nd in Joplin, MO has been confirmed as a “Trauma Team Member” by the Academy of Chiropractic, a nationally recognized research and academic organization. Dr. Skaggs has undergone rigorous training related... Read More

4 Chiropractic Pain Relief Alternatives to Opioids

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on November 26, 2019

Nearly 1,000 Missouri citizens die every year from opioid misuse and overdose.  That’s well above the national average and 1,000 too many.  A large majority of these deaths don’t come from illicit drugs like heroin: more than two-thirds are due to synthetic... Read More

8 Keys of Proper Lifting Technique to Avoid Back Pain and Injury

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on October 25, 2019

efore you grab that heavy box, ask yourself, “am I ready to miss work thanks to a herniated disc?” If the answer is no, don’t risk it.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly 40% of all missed workdays are due... Read More

5-Point Proper Sitting Posture Checklist to Avoid Neck Pain at Your Computer

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on September 26, 2019

Working a desk job isn’t a guarantee you won’t suffer from spinal injuries like herniated discs, tension, pinched nerves, and muscle spasms. Every year, nearly 80% of people experience neck pain.  Neck pain isn’t anything to take lightly. If there’s pain, that... Read More

Why Choose All-Natural Carpal Tunnel Treatment?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on August 12, 2019

You’ve probably heard a lot about text neck these days, but the good-old carpal tunnel hasn’t gone away. Studies suggest that nearly 15% of the general population suffers from symptoms of carpal tunnel. Not only is carpal tunnel annoying in mild forms,... Read More

Why Choose Laser Therapy for Knee Pain Treatment?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on July 12, 2019

Knee pain can range from mildly annoying to severely debilitating. No one wants to undergo an invasive knee transplant or give up their job due to constant pain. Unfortunately, 25% of adults suffer from frequent knee pain – a large chunk... Read More

Why Should You Choose Chiropractic for Sciatica Treatment?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on June 14, 2019

Did you know sciatica is extremely common? Up to 40% of people will suffer from sciatica pain at some point in their lifetime. Unfortunately, many people resort to controlling the pain with over-the-counter medications or even invasive surgeries. Like plenty of... Read More

7 Signs You Need Concussion Treatment After an Auto Accident

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on May 15, 2019

Nearly 50,000 people are injured in Missouri car accidents every year. We don’t want to frighten you, but it’s crucial for survivors to seek timely treatment and avoid long-term damage – even if you “feel fine.” Concussions, technically a traumatic brain... Read More

Here's What Happens If You Don't Receive Proper Whiplash Treatment

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on April 15, 2019

Dozens of car accidents happen across Missouri every day. Each year, nearly 50,000 residents suffer injuries from car crashes. While this is an enormous number, this injury statistic is likely much higher because many people who “feel fine” after an accident... Read More

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