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Q&A With Dr. Ken: Headaches

Everyone knows what a bad headache feels like. In fact, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “nearly 20% of women and 9.7% of men ages 18 and above have experienced a severe headache or migraine in the past 3 months.” While the number of people experiencing headaches and…

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Alexandria Total Care Chiropractic

Back-to-School Health Tips for the Family It’s that time of year again. Kids across the country are putting away the pool toys and swapping them out for school supplies. Even with the integration of tablets and other technology into our schools, it seems that children’s backpacks are as heavy as ever—which can lead to some…

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A Stretch A Day Keeps the Pain Away

It’s a common misconception that stretching is only for athletes to use before and after exercise. But, the truth is that daily stretching is important for our overall health, regardless of our exercise habits. Whether your job requires you to lift heavy materials or sit stationary at a desk, our bodies do a lot for…

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Everything You Need to Know About Spinal Decompression Therapy

Alexandria Total Care Chiropractic is dedicated to treating the whole person—and helping people find the safest, most effective way back to health. A core part of our services is about helping you avoid surgeries if you do not want them, especially when it comes to surgical procedures on your back and/or neck. Surgeries can, of…

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Conversations with Dr. Ken: Does Insurance Cover Chiropractic Care?

Alexandria Total Care Chiropractic June 2018 Conversations with Dr. Ken: Does Insurance Cover Chiropractic Care? In Conversations with Dr. Ken, we are sitting down with Dr. Ken Gearhart to get a personal, honest response to patient questions. We’ll share the must-know information about chiropractic care, how Alexandria Total Care Chiropractic’s services are different, and other…

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What to Expect from a Chiropractic Adjustment

Alexandria Total Care Chiropractic May 2018 What to Expect from a Chiropractic Adjustment Our chiropractic patients often experience great benefits from their visits to our office. For these patients, getting chiropractic adjustments becomes part of their wellness routine and a normal part of their monthly self-care practice. But, for first-time patients, the thought of someone…

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10 Ways to Protect Your Back While Growing Your Garden

As winter finally fades into spring, homeowners across the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area will emerge from their homes eager to put energy and color into their lawns and landscape. Gardening is one of America’s favorite past times. Each year, more than 75% of Americans participate in some sort of gardening activity, and more than six…

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What You & Melania Trump May Have In Common

Much can be debated on genetically modified or engineered foods, but really anything that is grown using toxic pesticide spray we’re gonna take a pass on. It’s just not justifiable to ingest something that can also make an insect explode, but hey if you’re into that sort of thing go right ahead. The First Lady,…

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The Effect Of Sugar On The Body

That chocolate cupcake has been calling your name all afternoon. Yes, it’s time for your sugar break before you hit “the work wall”, and you know what? It’s fine. There is, believe it or not, an allotted amount of sugar your body can consume each day, but the problem is we love excess, don’t we?…

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Crack Stress Before It Cracks You

Studies have shown that stress not only contributes to weight gain and weight loss but also causes a process of overeating that can lead to imbalances and spikes within the body. For example, cortisol and insulin are the two most common hormones that can do real damage if left unchecked.  These hormones contribute to fat…

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