About Agnesian Bone and Joint Health

Patients receive individualized assessment and treatment within the Agnesian Bone & Joint Health’s continuum of care, from diagnosis to rehabilitation. The team features board-certified orthopedic surgeons, podiatric medicine and surgery (foot and ankle), physical therapists, athletic trainers and physical therapy assistants. The rehabilitation staff at Agnesian HealthCare’s Sports, Spine & Work Center specializes in one-on-one treatment in state-of-the-art facilities.
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Prenatal Yoga

Is chiropractic care safe for pregnant women and babies?

Written by: Drs. Bryan Henslin and Andrew Judkins There are a lot of anatomical changes to pregnant womens’ bodies; chiropractic care keeps their bodies loose and functioning to allow for a better pregnancy experience and birth. Chiropractic care has proven very effective in the treatment of babies’ colic and ear infections. Chiropractors treat patients as young […]

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What is the noise during a chiropractic adjustment?

Written by: Drs. Bryan Henslin and Andrew Judkins It is not necessary to have a cracking sound to manipulate the spine. There won’t always be sounds associated with the adjustments. If there are sounds during treatment it is because of the pressure in the tense areas being released.

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Benefits of chiropractic care

Written by: Drs. Bryan Henslin and Andrew Judkins Decrease inflammation, decrease pain, increased range of motion Great results for people with migraines (usually cervical origin), vertigo/dizziness and chronic low back pain from repetitive stress motions and tightness. The care focusses on the whole person; life is about balance Treatment plans offer education on lifestyle management, nutrition […]

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What do chiropractors look for?

Drs. Bryan Henslin and Andrew Judkins Chiropractors look for subtle dislocations in spine. The dislocations can cause inflammation, decreased motion, and pain/lack of function. Main causes of subluxation (subtle dislocations in spine): Physical – slips and falls, accidents, repetitive motions (for example, improper lifting). Repetitive motion is the most common cause they see. Emotional – […]

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Osteoporosis

What is the history of chiropractic care?

Written by: Drs. Bryan Henslin and Andrew Judkins Daniel David Palmer developed the chiropractic practice in the early 1800’s. His philosophy was structure affects function. Chiropractic focusses on the structure and function of the body with a focus on the relationship between the spine and the central nervous system. Chiropractors tap into the body’s ability […]

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Hard to hold a good man down

Dave “Tuffy” Munson came by his nickname through a bit of hard work and play. “Tuff” situations never held him back as a softball player for more than 30 years and an avid outdoorsman. Tuffy spent many early mornings on the lake fishing or hunting everything from deer to turkeys. That meant loading and unloading his gear […]

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Wetsuit Chafing

by Jackie Crosby Everyone has felt that itch. You may notice it right away, or not until the day after your race. It shows up later and is never appreciated. But you have to accept it. Your skin has been chafed. Chafing happens when skin is irritated for long periods of time. This can happen […]

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The Four “R’s” for Injury Prevention

by Jackie Crosby Injuries often leave athletes feeling like it’s the end of the world. After investing time and effort into a specific training regime, it can be very difficult to stop and recover from an injury properly. Here are some tips and tricks to prevent injuries—the four “R’s” of injury prevention. REST– Resting can […]

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6 Tips to Tackle Open Water

by Jackie Crosby The open water swim can be the scariest part of the triathlon, especially if you’re not Michael Phelps, and are more inexperienced. The open water can be just as mentally and physically tough for the top swimmers as it is for the beginner. Stepping up to the water’s edge and seeing the […]

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Six Exercises for Swimmers

by Jackie Crosby Strength and conditioning are a major part of a swimmer’s race. Whether swimming is recreational or competitive, building strength is essential not just for performance but for injury prevention as well. Looking at a competitive swimmer, their shoulders are broad, their torsos are lean, and their legs are powerful. A swimmer uses […]

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