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The Silent Killer

The nervous system is responsible for every function in our body. From waking up in the morning to walking, talking, breathing, digestion, immune function and going to bed. Your nerves travel from the brain, down into the spinal cord, branching out into organs and limbs throughout the body to every tissue and cell.

Misalignments in your spine due to injuries, poor postural, sleeping and sitting improperly, can place abnormal stresses that can shift the vertebrae out of place. These shifts and imbalances can pull on these delicate nerves and exert pressure reducing energy from reaching its intended destination. Chiropractors call this “Nerve Interference," a dangerous and usually silent condition with health altering side effects if it is left uncorrected.

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Body Image and Your Emotional Health

In a society which emphasizes the journey to pursue unattainable standards or beauty and perfection, countless individuals struggle with coming to terms with accepting and loving their own bodies. After all, it can seem like an unconquerable challenge to find self-peace whilst being bombarded with mainstream media’s constant messages that describe the a consumer lacking in the type of beauty that their products can perhaps achieve. Here are some tips to guide you through navigating the difficult path to self-love. 1. Talk back to the media. Don’t be silent after hearing or viewing an advertisement or program that lowers your sense of security. The media is not a reflection of reality, so remember to remind yourself that these qualities that are making you uncomfortable only require your permission to do so. 2. De-emphasize numbers. Remember that eating habits and exercise habits are more important than calories or BMI. Try not...
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Why You Should Consider Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine. Commonly used for pain relief though it is also used to treat a wide range of conditions. The majority of people who seek out acupuncture do so for musculoskeletal problems, including low back pain, shoulder stiffness, and knee pain. Acupuncture is rarely used alone but rather as an adjunct to other treatment modalities.     

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4 Myths about Chiropractic that Need to be Debunked Right Now

When considering a visit to the chiropractor, you may be asking friends and relatives for input about your options in seeking treatment. And although you may be provided with some helpful answers to your questions, beware of misinformed facts about chiropractic care that may influence your decision to look elsewhere. Like all practices, there are good and bad providers in every field, whether you go to see a medical doctor or a chiropractor. Here are 5 common myths about chiropractic, and why you should politely pass up advice from those who use them to justify skipping a trip to the clinic to see your local chiropractor.

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Belltown's Own ~ Breathe Hot Yoga

Located less than a minute’s walk from Belltown Spine & Wellness, Amber Borgomainerio’s studio, Breathe Hot Yoga, uses repetitive movement and heat as a unique and individualized way to rehabilitate and strengthen the spine. “...The style of yoga that we do here at Breathe is so complementary to chiropractic, and taking care of the spine, as all of our yoga classes are centered around working with the spine specifically.

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ABOUT US

Belltown Spine & Wellness, an integrated health and spinal rehabilitation center, has helped thousands of people over the past 22 years regain their health and vitality through their natural, integrated approach to health and wellness in the greater Seattle area. Our services, which include chiropractic, spinal rehabilitation, massage therapy, acupuncture, naturopathic medicine and medical weight-loss are customized and targeted for each individual's health goals. Our signature 4-step program is specifically designed to help patients recover from neck and back pain chronic conditions. This system, created by Dr. Scott Mindel, Seattle chiropractor and owner of Belltown Spine & Wellness draws on the latest rehabilitation techniques available today.

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Belltown Spine & Wellness
2609 5th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121

Phone: (206) 441-7984

Fax: (206) 728-1230
Email: [email protected]
www.belltownchiro.com

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