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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A BULGING AND HERNIATED DISC?

A bulging disc is caused when the disc is pushing outside of its normal space. Think of a hamburger on a bun, and start moving the burger through the bun so it is sticking out. That is what a bulging disc can look like.

A bulging disc is not something that happens with a single twist or pull, but over time lifting improperly, or cumulative injuries this can happen. The body has a way of masking issues with muscle compensation. So naturally, pulled muscle is the first thing people think, but if not checked by a professional, that final twist can bring a grown man to his knees with the worst pain they have ever had.
A herniated disc is caused by a crack in the disc and the insides of the disc are pushing their way out. This can cause severe pain due to the crack in the disc itself, and the material that is being pushed through the crack is filling spaces within the spinal column causing pressure and pain.

The good news is research has shown Chiropractic and disc decompression therapy to be very effective and conservative tools in treating this condition. Surgery is always a last resort and the majority of times can be avoided giving the patient a future of health and happiness.

For more information, please contact our office for an appointment today!

Lee's Summit, MO Location
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483

Overland Park, KS Location
6701 West 121st Street (Suite #200)*
Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: 913.643.1771
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Although arthritis is typically thought of as a condition present in older generations, but the reality is it can also start at a very young age and there are many different types of arthritis. The word “arthritis” means “joint inflammation”.

Arthritis includes more than 100 conditions including gout, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and many more.

Our doctors and extensively trained in the function and diagnosis of joint dysfunctions associated with arthritis. We offer a multi-treatment-approaches to your care including the use of chiropractic by hand, drop table (Thompson Technique) and gentle Activator® adjustments in addition to acupuncture, class IV cold laser therapy, ultrasound and much more.

For more information, Please contact our office:

https://www.chiropractorinleessummit.com/contact-us

338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483

Or our Overland Park Location:

Overland Park, KS Location
6701 West 121st Street (Suite #200)
Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: 913.643.1771
chiropractorinoverlandpark.com

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What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is when unwanted pressure is being exerted on the sciatic nerve (a bundle of nerves that comes from your lumbar and sacral spine that runs down the back of leg.) Symptoms of sciatica may vary, including but not limited to: pain that runs from the low back down the leg - potentially even to the foot, pain in the buttocks, knee or hip, tingling, burning sensations, numbness, and/or weakness.

Here at ASFCA we have many multiple ways to help with sciatica. Other than Chiropractic adjustments and Acupuncture, we offer disc decompression therapy, intersegmental traction, interferential muscle stimulation, soft tissue therapy, cold laser therapy treatments and therapeutic exercises which help correct the posture of what is tractioning the nerve.

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Lee's Summit, MO Location
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483
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Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture offers a wide variety of care and treatment including Rehabilitation Exercises, Cold Laser, Disc Decompression, & more!

ASFCA offers a variety of Physiotherapies to help strengthen your muscles. These include:

> Electrical Muscle Stimulation an TENS
> Intersegmental Traction
> Ultrasound- therapeutic
> Therapeutic Exercises and Rehabilitation
> Neuro-Muscular Re-education
> Proprioception and balance training

For more information with how ASFCA can help heal and ease your muscle pain, please contact us today!

Or click the link below:

https://www.chiropractorinleessummit.com/services/treatments

Lee's Summit, MO Location
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483

Overland Park, KS Location
6701 West 121st Street (Suite #200)
Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: 913.643.1771
http://chiropractorinoverlandpark.com
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The staff at Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractor & Acupuncture believes that health and wellness equal prevention. ASFCA provides physical therapy services as a compliment to Chiropractic and Acupuncture.

Patients that come for regular adjustments ask us how to maintain their adjustment between regular appointments. We recommend strengthening through physical therapy.

Please click the link below for recommended Physical Therapy Exercises:

>>> https://goo.gl/vMxyDu <<<

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Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483
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Dry Needling and Acupuncture both use small needles that are strategically placed, so what is the difference between the two techniques?

It is believed that the practice of Acupuncture started somewhere around 100 BC in China. The body has a natural flow of energy called Qi, and that energy flows through channels in a person’s body. These channels are called meridians and acupuncture helps remove the blockage of energy (Qi) within a person’s body that is causing them pain or other conditions.

Dry needling is not intended to treat issues with Qi or release toxins from the body through natural cleansing of the lymphatic system as acupuncture does. Also, dry needling only treats the symptoms of pain, not the cause.

Acupuncture has been proven to help alleviate a multitude of conditions such as Asthma and Allergies, Stress Reduction, Digestion Issues, Sciatica and much more.

For more information about Acupuncture, please contact us:

Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture: Lee's Summit, MO
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483

E-mail: gotyourback@asfca.com
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Sports injuries can happen quickly. Some times they are very noticeable with instant swelling and pain, while other times the damaged muscle causes surrounding muscles to become overworked and easily injured from over-compensation.

ASFCA offers a variety of therapies and treatments to help heal from injuries.

While not all sports injuries can be avoided, ASFCA has treatment plans to help increase performance and help reduce the risk of future sports related injuries.

For more information, please contact ASFCA:

And click the link below to read more about how to prevent sports related injuries.

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Lee's Summit, MO Location
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: 816.600.5483

Overland Park, KS Location
6701 West 121st Street (Suite #200)
Overland Park, KS 66209
Phone: 913.643.1771

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This past month, Kansas City has experienced all types of weather. We have gone from beautiful 80 degree weather and overnight to 35 degrees.

There is a standing joke that says, "if you do not like the weather in Kansas City, just wait a day. It will change." This has been true to its word.

Unfortunately, this drastic weather fluctuation creates immense barometric pressure changes and if you suffer from Fibromyalgia, you are feeling every drop and rise in the pressure.

Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture cannot cure Fibromyalgia, but the doctors and therapists can help to reduce the symptoms so you can live your life.

ASFCA knows that PAIN IS NOT A LIFESTYLE and that with an increase of inflammation, there is an increase in pain.

There are many therapies that can be utilized to minimize your Fibromyalgia such as:

- Acupuncture
- Chiropractic Adjustments
- Cold Laser
- and much more!

Please contact our office today. We are here to put you back in control of your life, and not the pain!

Phone: 816-600-5483
email: gotyourback@asfca.com

Address:
338 SW Main Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Please click this link for more information:
https://www.chiropractorinleessummit.com/fibromyalgia-disorder
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During pregnancy, a woman's body changes and hormones increase. Pregnant woman have that beautiful pregnant glow from increased oil and blood flow.

It is a time for a woman to enjoy this special bond with their unborn child. And the swollen feet, back and hip pain and morning sickness... or is there a way to alleviate the pains of pregnancy?

Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractor & Acupuncture of Lee's Summit know that swollen feet, back and hip pain are common but they are not normal.

Call ASFCA today to make an appointment to see how the specialized chiropractors and acupuncturists can help reduce the common but not normal uncomfortable pains during pregnancy.

For more information, please watch the informative video below

Phone: 816-600-5483 (Lee's Summit)

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Advanced Sports & Family Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Lee's Summit demonstrates how to strengthen your chest and upper back to help with proper posture by Strength Training with Rows Exercises.

Please watch the video below or visit our website for step by step instructions for Posture Strength Training with Rows Exercises.

https://goo.gl/4ebR0H
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