High Blood Pressure- a case report

Recently an 80 year old male patient came in for a follow up visit, with a chief complaint of high blood pressure. Though his blood pressure is traditionally slightly high, in the two weeks leading up to his appointment his blood pressure fluctuated slightly but tested at 164/95, give or take a few points. On […]

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The Best Supplements For Concussion Recovery

The Best Supplements For Concussion Recovery Contrary to popular belief, there is a lot more that can be done to help quicken concussion recovery than simply waiting and watching the grass grow. Aside from cranial work and physical medicine techniques, temporary life style changes and the avoidance of left brain activity, nutrition plays a big […]

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Hypermobility- 3 treatment options to avoid

Hypermobility- 3 treatment options to avoid For those with hypermobility, joint laxity,  or conditions stemming from hypermobility disorders it can be difficult to find treatment options that offer anything more than short-term relief. This blog is about 3 therapies/treatment options to avoid, as they could be making your condition worse. Chiropractic care Massage therapy Stretching […]

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How to treat hypermobility disorders

How to treat hypermobility disorders (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Marfan’s, General Hypermobility Joint Syndrome, etc) Many in the physical medicine world tend to think that people only have problems when joints are too stuff, rigid, or fixated. Many practitioners don’t even check for hyper mobility and assume a joint can ONLY be fixated. Contrary to this opinion, […]

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What is cupping?

What is cupping? The internet has been abuzz with photos and articles describing the round red circles found on many of the athlete’s at the Rio Olympic games. These are the result of a therapy called, cupping. So what is cupping? Is it useful for non-athletes or just world’s elite? Many of the articles I’ve […]

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How we manage non-pain complaints

In an effort to make our process clear to present and future patients, we are laying down the basic steps in our decision making process for all non-pain complaints. Non-pain complaints can include things such as fatigue, weight issues, thyroid problems, autoimmune conditions, digestive complaints, and more. Analyze the intake forms, especially the metabolic assessment form […]

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Sports Medicine Doctor Seattle

Sports Medicine Doctor Seattle Dr. Scoppa is a sports medicine doctor in Seattle that has successfully worked on athletes at various stages of their development, from amateurs to professionals. He utilizes a holistic approach to sports medicine that focuses on structural integrity and symmetry, soft tissue release, proprioceptive adaptation, and looking at other factors that […]

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The Best Chiropractor In Bellevue- Patient’s Choice Award Winner

The Best Chiropractor In Bellevue- Patient’s Choice Award Winner! We’ve just been informed that we were awarded the Patients’ Choice Award for The Best Chiropractor in Bellevue. Thanks to all our patients, we’re proud to offer holistic and result oriented care and look forward to serving the community for years to come. Congratulations to Jason […]

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What Causes Low Back Pain? How to Successfully Treat Low Back Pain. Part 2

What Causes Low Back Pain? How to Successfully Treat Low Back Pain. Part 2 This is Part 2 of our short summary on What Causes Low Back Pain and How to Successful Treat Low Back Pain. In Part 1 we discussed what the research says about low back pain, and why the research hasn’t necessarily […]

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What Causes Low Back Pain? How to Successfully Treat Low Back Pain. Part 1

What Causes Low Back Pain? How to Successfully Treat Low Back Pain. Part 1 This is Part 1 of our short series on what causes low back pain. For Part 2 click here. The question of what causes low back pain, and what to do about it, is a fair question in and of itself. […]

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