03 Oct October 03, 2016

Reflections on 30 Years in Practice

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Articles, Chiropractic Articles, events

This month marks my 30th year in Chiropractic practice…22 of those years here at Remington Chiropractic. A lot has changed in the past 30 years! When I started in practice, Chiropractic was frowned upon by the medical establishment and many people didn’t even know what Chiropractic was. But I was young, enthusiastic and ready to […]

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06 Sep September 06, 2016

What is MedPay? Do I need it?

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Articles, Chiropractic Articles

If you were injured in an auto accident today, what would you do? Who would you call for help? Would your auto insurance cover treatment of your injuries? Most low speed auto accidents cause primarily soft tissue injuries such as sprains and strains. When seeking treatment many people choose to call their chiropractor first. Chiropractic […]

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Perhaps you’ve been hearing about massage with metal “spoons” or implements and wondered why anyone would want that performed on them.  Traditionally “scraping massage” has been used in Chinese (Gua Sha) and other Asian cultures to stimulate healing of injuries as well as from illness. Now similar techniques are gaining popularity in Western healthcare, especially […]

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01 Dec December 01, 2015

Kinesiology Taping with Rock Tape

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Articles, Chiropractic Articles

What is Rock Tape? You’ve seen it at the Olympics, that brightly colored tape on the shoulders of volleyball players and the backs of divers, and maybe even on a runner at a local marathon. So what is it and why are they wearing it? Unlike rigid athletic tape that has traditionally been used to […]

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04 Aug August 04, 2015

Backpack Safety Tips

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Articles, Chiropractic Articles

It’s only August, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about preparing to send the kids back to school. One of your most important tasks is to purchase a well-fitting backpack in which to carry all those books and new school supplies. I know… she probably has her eye on the “Frozen” pack, but […]

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10 Feb February 10, 2015

Gardening Tips for a Healthy Back

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Articles, Chiropractic Articles

Here in California, gardeners enjoy being able to get out in the yard year round. Whether it is raking leaves, weeding, pruning or planting, there is always some task waiting to be done. So it’s no surprise that I see patients with injuries related to gardening activities throughout the year. Last November we gave a […]

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A common story that I hear from my patients goes something like this: “I’ve started going to the gym, but lately my back has been stiff, and now I’ve got this pain going from my hip to my knee. I’m scared to go back.

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From the Doctor’s Desk When you  have a moment of quiet time, sit down and honestly assess where you are at with your health and fitness goals and where you would like to be in 2 months, 6 months, or a year from now? Could you use a little more activity in your life? Are […]

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From the Doctor’s Desk I attended a lecture by Sarah Mahoney, PT, and lead physiotherapist for children’s ergonomics in the New Zealand school system. I’ve included some of her tips for children. They’re great reminders for adults too! And since learning is a lifelong endeavor, I’ve listed some of my favorite books for healthy living. […]

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From the Doctor’s Desk… Do you like to hike, camp, or spend time outdoors? My family and I have gone camping and hiking in the high Sierra in years past. Even in June, there was still plenty of snow at 9300 ft…enough to pack a beautiful trout back down the trail for dinner! This curious […]

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