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Chiropractic for RSI Southbridge MA

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Linda Schaetzke
(508) 867-6161
143 W. Main Street
West Brookfield, MA
Company
Wickaboag Family Chiropractic
Office Information
Quality Chiropractic Care For The Whole Family
Hours:
Mon/Fri 9:00 – 6:00
Tues: 3:00 – 6:00
Sat: by appointment
Walk-ins Welcome
Most Insurances and Credit Cards Accepted
Affordable payment plans Available
Emergency Care Available

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Arlene M. Simpson
(508) 755-5016
210 Highland Street
Worcester, MA
Company
Highland Family Chiropractic Care
Office Information
Highland Family Chiropractic Care

Hours:
Mon/Wed/Thurs 8:00 - 12:00 & 2:00 - 6:00
Tues: 2:00 - 6:00
Fri: 8:00 - 12:00
Sat: by appointment

Walk-ins Welcome
Same Day Appointments
Most Insurances and Credit Cards Accepted
Affordable payment plans Available


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Debra A Burns, D.C.
(860) 963-2289
160 Route 171
Woodstock, CT

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Dr. Stefos and Associates
(508) 754-6221
122 Elm Street
Worcester, MA
Services
chiropractic physicians
Office Hours
9am to 7pm
Gender
male and female
Education
doctor of chiropractic
Membership Organizations
Massachusetts Chiropractic society

Zeger, Adam, DC - Pioneer Valley Chiropractic
(413) 967-7500
164 West St
Ware, MA

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Karen L. St Laurent
(508) 890-8828
390 Main St Ste. 1034
Worcester, MA
Company
Total Health Holistic Center
Office Information
Take Care Of Your Self

Hours:
Tues/Fri. 9:00 to 6:00
Thurs. 2:00 tso 6:00
Mon/Wed/Sat. By Appointsment
Waltham Hours Are:
Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs. 9:00 sto 6:30
Fri. 9:00 sto 12:30
Mosts Insurance Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Afordable Payment Plans


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Dr.Steven Gaunya
(508) 765-1623
176 Main Street
Southbridge, MA
Gender
M
Speciality
Chiropractor
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Worsman, Jennifer A, Dc - Putnam Chiropractic Ctr
(860) 928-7729
245 School St
Putnam, CT

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Healing Hands Chiropractic
(508) 752-5150
21 Quinsigamond Ave
Worcester, MA

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Health First Center
(508) 459-2626
17 Converse St
Worcester, MA
Services
Offering gentle chiropractic care
Office Hours
Monday-Saturday

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Musician's Injuries: Discover The Chiropractic Advantage

Musician's Injuries: Discover The Chiropractic Advantage
(And Avoid repetetive Strain injury For Good)
By Jean Littman ( www.guitarojam.com )

Ouch!  Does it seem like every note you play on your guitar or musical instrument results in pain? Maybe it's a nagging ache in your neck and shoulder. Perhaps you've had long rehearsals for that important gig or recital, and now you notice severe pain and loss of strength in your elbow and wrist. Or maybe you are trying to cope with hands that are increasingly numb and clumsy. Well it's all part of being a serious musician, right? You've got to keep practicing - too much depends on it! Sound familiar?

Guitarists and instrumental musicians are a special risk group for repetitive strain injuries, with sizable percentages of them developing physical problems directly related to playing their instruments. In fact, "RSI" or repetitive strain injury in musicians was around centuries before the term was recently coined for computer injuries. Incorrect posture, overuse, stress, insufficient rest, excessive force and incorrect ergonomic technique all contribute to chronic pain and injuries that spell the end to careers. For many musicians, repetitive movement injuries are more feared than stage fright or an unresponsive audience. If they are also heavy computer users (my category of experience!), their risks are further compounded.

Doctors and therapists have long known that musicians are notoriously hard to convince that playing should be reduced or stopped to allow time for injuries to heal. Many guitarists and musicians are afraid to find out they might have a severe injury, and much prefer the head-in-sand approach of ignoring the pain and pushing on. This is a disastrous policy for a musician - if it hurts, it should be checked out!

As a systems accountant consulting to small business, I spend most hours of my working day in front of a computer. Not surprisingly, this has resulted in several serious repetitive motion injuries over the years. In similar fashion to the approach of many guitarists and musicians, I spent a long time trying to "ignore the pain and push on". It is only in recent years that I have discovered the optimum program for managing the injuries and avoiding future repeats, with regular chiropractic care well and truly established at number one on my list of priorities.

WHAT IS CHIROPRACTIC?

Meaning "done by hand", chiropractic is a method of restoring good health through adjustments of the spine. The basic chiropractic premise is that the spine and nervous system control the body completely. Any interference to nerve function by spine misalignments can therefore result in poor organ function, resulting in any number of seemingly unrelated diseases and ailments. Chiropractors generally subscribe to the theory that technically, they don't ‘cure' anybody, but simply help the body to heal itself.

In the past, chiropractors trad...

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