Summer is here!… the long days, the warm sun, refreshing swims, lemonade stands and kids home from school. We can hardly wait for the family road trips, picnics in the park, body surfing at the beach and roasting marshmallows around the campfire. We’re ready to strap on the boots and hike to the top. We’re […]

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Have you ever watched a baby sitting on the floor- legs stretched out in front and tall, straight back – and said to yourself, “I wish I could still do that!”? How does she even know what good posture is? Well, because this time she didn’t tip over! A baby may not yet be cognitively […]

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Most of us struggle to find time in our busy lives to do the things we’re told we should do to live long, healthy lives… eat a healthy breakfast (watch the carbs!), work-out (warm-up, cardio, strength training, stretching), reduce stress, meditate and don’t forget to brush and floss your teeth! We read the news and […]

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08 Dec December 08, 2017

Pillows: the Princess and the Pea

Dr. Pamela Wells 0 Articles

Is neck pain keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep? Are you waking up with a stiff neck? Perhaps your pillow is to blame. Pillows do compress over time and then don’t offer the support that they did when they were new. Most pillows should be replaced at least every 3 years. When was […]

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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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