Category: General

Grip Strength and Health

Grip Strength and Health Let me tell you about one of health-cares most underrated tests for physical performance and overall health: grip strength. Here at Spriggs Chiropractic, we understand the link between grip strength and health. This is why we measure the grip strength of every new patient who...

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What is Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)?

What is Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH). Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis or DISH, also known as Forestier’s disease, is a condition characterised by the gradual stiffening and hardening of ligaments and tendons in the spine and other areas of the body. The process of ligament hardening is called calcification and...

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What is a Chiropractor?

What is a Chiropractor? The question “What is a chiropractor?” has come up several times recently in the clinic. I have been asked this question throughout my career by patients, friends, family and other healthcare professionals, and it is a good question to ask. I have addressed questions regarding...

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Chiropractic and the Hypermobile Person

Chiropractic and the hypermobile person, and by hypermobile person, I mean people with the amazing and beautifully complex Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and hypermobility spectrum disorder (HSD). As always, we are tackling a controversial topic, and for those of you who follow the blog, you will know that I love...

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The History of Chiropractic Care

The History of Chiropractic Care Introduction Chiropractic, a discipline rooted in the belief that spinal health is fundamental to overall well-being, has a rich and fascinating history. Developed in the late 19th century, chiropractic practices have evolved, faced challenges, and gained widespread acceptance over the years. This blog aims...

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