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Miami, Florida September 2021– Your neck contains bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves, any of which can hurt. Neck pain also may come from regions near your neck, such as your jaw, head or shoulders. Problems in your neck can also make other parts of......

Forward Head Syndrome is the most common and dangerous postural distortion. This condition occurs when your spinal curves weaken and distort causing your head to shift forward on your shoulders. It is a common postural distortion which has many serious and adverse effects on your......

What are the main conditions that you treat in your practice? Disc Herniation/Protrusions, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Mid-Back Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Sciatica, Leg (pain/numbness/weakness), Arm (pain/numbness/weakness), Scoliosis, Carpal Tunnel, and Neuropathy are the most common conditions treated at Sunset Chiropractic & Wellness.   What do......

Scoliosis is more than a crooked spine on a set of x-rays. Each patient is a person, with a life and a family that has supported them on their search for help. The disease of scoliosis has a way of emotionally and/or physically victimizing each......

Miami, FL, July, 2021– Overuse, such as too many hours hunched over a desk at the computer, on the phone, and/or a steering wheel, often triggers muscle pain. Neck muscles, particularly those in the back of your neck, become fatigued and eventually painful. When you......

Scoliosis is the leading orthopedic problem seen in school age children. 5-10 % of the population has scoliosis and some researchers think it might be up to 30% of the population may have it but do not know it. Scoliosis affects millions of children every......

Results: Lumbar lordosis decrease correlates with discrete dehydration of nucleus pulposus at all lumbar levels. Also low values of sacral slope, pelvic tilt, pelvic incidence, thoracic kyphosis and spinal sacral angle were associated with decrease of T2 relaxation times on annulus fibrosus. Conclusions: In conclusion,......

What are the most common symptoms that cause someone to go to the chiropractor for carpal tunnel? Common symptoms for carpal tunnel syndrome may include: Pins and needles” and/or numbness feeling in the hand and fingers Burning pain and/or tingling in your thumb, index, and......

Why do people choose chiropractic for sciatica? People choose chiropractic for sciatica due to its extremely effective as and safety in treating spinal conditions such as sciatica. Most people today want to treat the cause of sciatica and not just mask the pain and symptoms......

  Why Should You Go To A Chiropractor For Neck Pain? Patients select a chiropractor for neck pain not just because it’s a safe and effective treatment but many medical physicians most commonly give medications masking the pain and symptoms and are not addressing the......

  What are common spine conditions resulting in people going to the Chiropractor For Back Pain? Many different spinal problems can cause a person to seek a chiropractor for back pain. Pain is your body’s natural alarm system that you have a problem. This is......

What Are The Most Common Symptoms For People Seeking Whiplash Treatment? Neck Pains Headache Dizzy Pain the traps Tightness/Stiffness Shoulder Pain/Numbness Arm Pain/Numbness Hand Pain/Numbness Tingling Middle Back Pain Chest/Rib pain Low Back Pain Extremity pain Concentration Problems Depression Inability to sleep People who need......

What Are The Most Spinal Conditions Of People With Lower Back Discomfort. Below are some common conditions and symptoms resulting in patients to utilize lower back discomfort treatments and therapies. Abnormal spinal alignment Ligament damage and instability Muscle spasms Muscle weakness and deconditioned Degenerative disc......

Symptoms Symptoms are frequent burning, tingling, or numbness in the hand and fingers. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve running through your wrist becomes pressed or squeezed. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome may include:-Numbness or “pins and needles” feeling in the fingers -Pain......

Are dull pain, tightness, or pressure around your forehead or the back of your head and neck. Some people say it feels like a clamp squeezing the skull. Often called stress headaches, they’re the most common type for adults. Recent studies have shown that the......

Correlation between radiographic sagittal alignment, range of motion, muscle strength, and quality of life in adults with spinal deformities. Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32158077/ [Results] Regarding alignment, significant correlations were found between hip extension range of motion and sagittal vertebral axis; between occiput-to-wall distance and thoracolumbar kyphosis; and between......

Electromyography of the masticatory muscles during chewing in different head and neck postures – A pilot study. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32071851/ RESULTS: A significant increase in muscle activity was found for masseter muscle in the forward head posture condition. No differences were found in muscle activity in natural......

Car Accidents, Injuries, and Whiplash in Miami? Auto accidents are often frightening events that can lead to injuries and effects that can last a lifetime. Whiplash is one of the most common auto injuries and entails damage to the soft tissues(muscles, ligaments, discs, and fascia)......

Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve and can involve multiple lumbar spinal nerves that control the legs. Sciatica is a symptom of another problem usually related to abnormal......

There may be no symptoms of spinal stenosis, or symptoms may appear slowly and get worse over time. Signs of spinal stenosis include: Pain in the neck or back Numbness, weakness, cramping, or pain in the arms or legs Pain going down the leg Foot......

Dr. Rodolfo Alfonso is a gentle, caring & highly experienced doctor of chiropractic. He specializes in nonsurgical structural correction of the spine, neuropathy treatment, scoliosis treatment, the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue, and whiplash injuries. Dr. Alfonso believes in natural healing; getting to the......

Pain of any kind, at any age, is a sign that something is wrong. Pain is the way your body signals that a limit has been reached or a problem has developed. Since we can adapt, minor aches and pains are often shrugged off. While......

Throughout our lives, we have physical stress on our body, some being acute such as falls, traumas, accidents and others which can be chronic such as sitting for long periods, working at a desk for long periods, using computers or phones or even just standing......

Dr. Alfonso’s Corrective Chiropractic Care System has 4 major treatments components working synergistically together to achieve phenomenal results without drugs or surgery. Corrective Chiropractic Care rehabilitates the weakened and damaged spinal system and its parts (muscles, ligaments, fascia, discs, bone, and nerves) decreasing pain, improving......

The first step to recovery is identifying and understanding the cause of your health condition through our unique diagnosis procedures. Upon completion of your new patient forms you will given a tour of the clinic and learn some of the therapeutic benefits of our unique......

Did you know that all 32 teams in the National Football League provide all their players chiropractic healthcare as part of their medical team for managing and preventing injuries? If all 32 NFL teams and ownership trust their athletes in the hands of chiropractors and......

Increase in cerebral blood flow indicated by increased cerebral arterial area and pixel intensity on brain magnetic resonance angiogram following correction of cervical lordosis. CONCLUSION: These results indicate that correction of cervical lordosis may be associated with an immediate increase in cerebral blood flow. Further......

The drug is acetaminophen, known outside the U.S. as paracetamol and used to treat pain and fevers. It is the basis for more than 600 prescription and over-the-counter medications for adults and children, found in well-known brands like Tylenol, Excedrin, Sudafed, Robitussin and Theraflu. Pain......

“The greatest obstacle to progress is the illusion of knowledge.” If you are like most people, then you’d want to know what you are up against when it comes time to make critical health care decisions.   You want a comprehensive plan. You want all......

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