Do you have Scoliosis?

If you’re an adult of a certain age, you probably remember a time in school when you and your classmates went down to the nurse’s office for a scoliosis screening. Basically, they were looking for kids who had a spine that curved to the side. Scoliosis is a condition whereas the spine curves to the side, and this often occurs in the chest area and/or the lower back area of a person. Interestingly, this curve of the spine may correct itself on its own as a child grows up. However, it’s not unusual for a child with scoliosis to…

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Allergies and Chiropractic Care

allergy-doctor-lakeland-floridaWhat’s the first thing someone with allergies typically does when their nose and eyes are driving them crazy? They usually use an antihistamine, in hopes of drying themselves out so they no longer feel so bad. Enough with the sneezing! Enough with the watery eyes! No more stuffy nose, please!

Allergies are very common these days. It’s estimated that 4 out of 10 people in the world suffer from them and numbers are rising.

We have to deal with a lot of changes (and challenges) in our environment. Pollution, alone, worsens our…

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New City Chiro: Scoliosis and Chiropractic

chiropractic-doctor-lakeland-floridaWhen kids are in grade school, they’re often checked by the school nurse for various things, such as scoliosis, which is where a person’s spine curves to the side. It often occurs during the growth spurt just before puberty, so kids in elementary school are likely to be the ones “getting it.” There are about 3 million cases per year, so it’s fairly common.

For some kids, scoliosis means they wear a back brace in an effort to straighten their spine over time. In some cases, there’s a surgery involved.

Scoliosis can…

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Chiropractic Care For Thyroid Issues?

thyroid-doctor-lakelandMost people have heard of the thyroid, but they don’t know what it does and where it is located in their body.

The thyroid is a gland that’s shaped like a small butterfly. It’s located in the front of your neck and it makes thyroid hormones, which end up traveling via your blood throughout your body.

Thyroid hormones control your metabolism– the rate at which your body burns calories. They also can raise/lower your body temperature, speed up/slow down your heartbeat, affect how slow or fast food moves through your digestive tract,…

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Neuropathy and Chiropractic Care

neuropathy-doctor-lakelandWhen there’s damage done to your peripheral nerves the result can be peripheral neuropathy, whereas you experience weakness, numbness and/or pain in your hands and feet.

Normally, your peripheral nervous system sends information from your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body. However, things like having diabetes mellitus or compressed/trapped nerves can interfere with those messages.

How do people describe their pain? Generally it’s like a stabbing, tingling or burning sensation in their extremities. While there are pills you can take to deaden the pain, it’s better to consider…

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Can Chiropractic Care Help With Constipation?

chiropractic-doctor-lakelandYou normally think of chiropractors as back doctors. But, interestingly, chiropractic care can help with other ailments, such as– get this– constipation.

There’s nothing worse than wanting to eliminate your fecal matter to no avail. Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement less than three times per week; in other words, you’re all plugged up.

Constipation can wear a person out! Constipation can also make your sides hurt. The pain can feel unbearable. If and when you do have a bowel movement, the stools are often hard, dry, small and really…

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Contact Information
Brandon Crowley
Phone: 612-204-2500
Email: [email protected]





Since opening New City Chiropractic in Lakeland, Dr. Justin Bergin has become a real…

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Essential Oils Lakeland Florida

Essential Oils Lakeland FloridaWhile many people rely on a constant diet of pills to ease their pain, chiropractors value the body’s ability to heal itself. For centuries, many natural things were used to soothe the pain of people that came before us. What helped people “back then” can and still does help people today. Essential oils are something chiropractors may choose to use in order to provide natural relief from pain.

Essential oils are natural oils typically obtained by distillation and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source…

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Neuropathy Lakeland Florida

Neuropathy Lakeland FloridaNeuropathy is a fancy word used to describe a problem with a person’s nerves. Your brain, spinal cord and body are in constant communication with one another thanks to your central and peripheral nervous system. When something interferes with your nervous system, you’re likely to get pain, tingling, or numbness in a problem area. Neuropathy can involve a single nerve or an entire nerve group and is typically discovered via a burning sensation in a person’s hands, feet, arms or legs.

Some of the common causes of neuropathy include…

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Fibromyalgia Lakeland Florida

Fibromyalgia Lakeland FloridaFibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal condition whereas a person has muscle and joint pain as well as incapacitating fatigue. Because their body hurts and they feel tired all the time, depression can set in. Social isolation also tends to occur because they’re too in pain and tired to get out of bed and live their life. It has been estimated that some 12 million Americans suffer with fibromyalgia. It’s quite common in women between the ages of 25 and 60.

How do you know if you have fibromyalgia? Do you…

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