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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Your Sciatic Pain

Sciatica is one of the most common symptoms of acute or chronic back pain. It develops from irritation of the sciatic nerve, the widest and longest nerve in the human body. The sciatic nerve begins in the lower back, runs through the buttock, down the back of the leg and eventually branches into smaller nerves that run to the ankle and foot. It’s main job is to communicate with the cells in the upper and lower leg.

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3 Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Athletes

If you are a serious athlete, you know the importance of practicing for your sport. After all, a runner wouldn’t attempt a marathon without training and a weightlifter wouldn’t perform a max lift without warming up (at least we hope). But while many athletes understand the importance of preparation, the value of recovery is sometimes overlooked.

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How Chiropractic Care Has Helped Me Live Migraine Free

Hi everyone – Alyssa here!

For those who may not know me, I am one of the office managers at Summit Chiropractic Center. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, you can find me behind the desk greeting patients, answering calls, scheduling appointments and helping the doctors ensure that their day runs smoothly. I love what I do because I get to witness people healing every day… and that is an awesome feeling.

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Four Ways That Chiropractic Care Can Help You Make The Most Out Of Your Summer

The first day of summer is finally here! And with it comes all the fun in the sun: swimming, biking, hiking, BBQ’s, boating, floating, beaches, camping… the list goes on and on.

And while we all try to pack the most into the few warm months that we get here in Vermont, it is important to remember not to neglect the health of your body. As we get busy, it becomes easy to get off track with our routine, including coming in for your regular adjustments.

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Stretching and Inspiration at Vermont race events

Free Pre- and Post-Race Stretching Events for 2018

We’re excited for the 2018 race season in Vermont! We’re once again offering free pre- and post-race stretching to participants for a variety of events in our area.

We love being part of these races and supporting the organizations that set them up, particularly RaceVermont and Essex Junction Recreation and Parks. Not only are these races a lot of fun, they raise hundreds of dollars for important causes.

In the past, we’ve met many adults that could have benefitted greatly by seeing a chiropractor before showing up to the race. We often heard, “My body is just not moving the way it used to!

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Use an HSA for Chiropractic and Massage

Good news! Also known as Flexible Spending Accounts, HSA’s will most often cover chiropractic care and massage therapy. These accounts are often offered by employers as a supplement to a high deductible health insurance plan. This gives the patient the ability to pay for alternative care, such as chiropractic and massage.

Some HSA’s require a doctor’s referral or have limits as to what the funds can be used for. Check with your HSA provider before booking your appointment. In most cases, however, it’s as simple as swiping your card, as you would for normal payment.

Really. It can be that easy!

We’re collecting for Toys for Kids Vermont at Summit Chiropractic Center!

Toys for Kids of VermontWe’re happy to be participating in the Toys For Kids program again this year! Toys for Kids of Vermont is a volunteer program sponsored by the Vermont Marine Corps League which collects new, unwrapped toys during the Christmas season and oversees their distribution to needy children in Vermont. All money collected stays in Vermont and is used to purchase age appropriate toys to supplement donations, and for older children.

We’ll be collecting toys through December 20th. Simply bring a new, unwrapped toy to our office and we’ll take care of the rest! Cash and gift card donations are also welcome. Toys for Kids is 100% volunteer run, and your gift is guaranteed to go to a Vermont kid in need.