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Tips To Manage Your Temporomandibular Joint Disorder | Akridge & Akridge

A new study found that women with Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) showed limited neck mobility. 

Check out these 3 tips if you are suffering from TMD:

✅ Avoid aggravating activities like chewing gum or eating “rubbery” foods

✅ Avoid stressful activity before bedtime 

✅ Conservative treatments, like those provided by our office, have been shown to be as effective as surgery for most patients with TMD

BONUS TIP: Be proactive! Give our office a call today for a personalized treatment plan for TMD. 📞 402-884-4774

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Source: Ferreira MP et al. Mobility of the upper cervical spine and muscle performance of the deep flexors in women with temporomandibular disorders. J Oral Rehabil. 2019 Jul 10. 

Tennis Elbow Treatment | Akridge & Akridge Chiropractic

Lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as Tennis elbow, results from irritation of the muscles that attach to the bony bump on the outside of your elbow. 

Conservative Care—like the kind we provide in our office, can help this condition! 

In fact, a recent study found that more than 4 out of 5 of physicians recommend conservative care as the first-line treatment for tennis elbow. ✅

Check out this video to learn more about resolving tennis elbow.

tennis elbow pain tips

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Source: Bateman M, Titchener AG, Clark DI, Tambe AA. Management of tennis elbow: a survey of UK clinical practice. Shoulder Elbow. 2019 Jun;11(3):233-238. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

 

 

Good Posture While Driving 🚙 | Akridge & Akridge Chiropractic

Prolonged periods of time spent sitting in a car can be painful, especially for back-pain-sufferers.

Try using a lumbar roll or other support to help maintain good posture while sitting in the car. 

Position the roll slightly above your belt to support the “small of your back” and adjust your seat so that your knees are slightly lower than your hips.

Tips To Avoid Text Neck📱| Akridge & Akridge Chiropractic

It’s a great opportunity to discuss something we see a lot of these days: Text Neck. 

Looking to avoid this pesky pain? Check out the attached infographic for tips you can use today to avoid future aches & pains.

For a more personalized care plan, give our office a call today to see how we can help! 

Office Telephone: 402-884-4774

Negative Impacts Of Smoking 🚫 | Akridge & Akridge Chiropractic

Yet another study has identified additional negative impacts of smoking…  researchers in July found an association between smoking and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Trying to quit? Check out this link 👉 https://smokefree.gov

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Source: Hulkkonen S et al. Smoking as Risk Factor for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Birth Cohort Study. Muscle Nerve. 2019 Jul 4.