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Dr. Marr Newsletter Jul 5, 2011

Q and A with Dr. Glenn Marr on Woman Health and Wellness with Chiropractic and Acupuncture

Q: Does it hurt to put needles in?

Dr. Marr: Make sure to start drinking plenty of water a few days prior to your treatment and the day of your treatment and you will be less likely to feel any of the needles.

Q: What is the age range for the chiropractic patients?

Dr. Marr: From babies to the elderly

Q: What is the youngest age for acupuncture patients?

Dr. Marr: Probably the youngest is around 11 or 12 years old.

Q: My mom is in her 70s and she has decreased bone density, do you have any special gentle treatment for patients like her?

Dr. Marr: Yes, we do a mild form of chiropractic treatment called activator technique.

Q: I have to sit all day in front of computer any suggestions to make my back feel better at the end of the day?

Dr. Marr: Make sure to get up a minimum of once every hour and stretch for a few minutes and watch your posture while you are sitting, being sure your computer monitor is at eye level, so you will not look down or slouch.

Q: I feel really stressed. Any suggestions for stress relief?

Dr. Marr: Depending on patient preference, Acupuncture or traction massage beds plus chiropractic adjustments are very effective for stress relief.

Q: I am trying to quit smoking. Do you have any treatment for this?

Dr. Marr: Yes, we do acupuncture treatments and/or herbal aroma treatments for smoking cessations.

Q: My daughter has very irregular cycles. Can you help her?

Dr. Marr: Yes, acupuncture and/or chiropractic treatments are very effective for this type of problem.

Q: I have problems with sleeping. Any suggestions?

Dr. Marr: Acupuncture is very effective for insomnia.

Q: I am pregnant and my low back is hurting me. Can I come for a treatment when I am pregnant?

Dr. Marr: While you are pregnant you still can do chiropractic. This gives relief from many of the pregnancy related discomforts. Our adjustment bed has special adjusting pads so the patient can lay on their stomachs without any pressure on their abdomen.

Q: How do I lift my child without causing back pain?

Dr. Marr: Bend your knees all the way down with the child directly in front of you and do not twist or turn your body while lifting.

Q: I gained lots of weight during my pregnancy and can not get rid of it. Can you help me?

Dr. Marr: We offer weight loss treatment, such as acupuncture and slight modifications of diet

Q: Do you have any treatment for PMS?

Dr. Marr: Yes, we use both acupuncture and chiropractic treatments

Q: Do you treat hormone imbalance and menopause symptoms, such as night sweats, restless leg syndrome, anxiety, etc?

Dr. Marr: Yes, we have been extremely successful in treating all these symptoms combined. All patients were extremely satisfied with their results.

Q: My wife is not interested in sex anymore. Can you help her?

Dr. Marr: Yes, hormone balance treatment will help with this.

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What is Acupuncture?
Acupuncture is a treatment method that assists the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This procedure is done by inserting very thin needles at precise acupuncture points. Heat and Electrical stimulation may also be applied over the needles to increase the effects of the acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture can also be done without needles  using the heat and electrical methods.
How does Acupuncture work?

According to the ancient Chinese theory, channels of energy called meridians run in regular patterns throughout the entire body. Meridians flow like rivers through the body to nourish the tissues. However, a disturbance in the flow of this energy can back up in part of the body like a dam and restrict it from moving. The acupuncture treatment restores the proper movement of this energy and allows healing of the corrupted tissue.

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The Chiropractic Lifestyle
Chiropractors are experts in the care of the bones, nerves, muscles and connective tissues that make up about 60% of your body. All of the joints in your body are part of this musculo-skeletal system and its optimal function is necessary for overall good health. Ask your Doctor of Chiropractic for more information about a care program that may include specific spinal adjustments, exercise recommendations, nutritional advice or other conservative methods of care based on your health history, age, current condition and lifestyle.
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The Doctor of Chiropractic is effective in preventative and wellness care.
The anatomical focus of Doctor of Chiropractic on the human spine has created the perception of the Doctor of Chiropractic as just a "back doctor." Although this perception is not entirely incorrect, it is very much incomplete. Doctor of Chiropractic are a highly appropriate resource in matters of work-place safety, stress management, injury prevention, postural correction and nutritional counseling."

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