A New Table!

If you’ve been in the office since last January, you may have noticed that we have a new table in our office! It looks a bit different from our other tables, with more moving parts and noises as it depressurizes itself occasionally. But all of these differences help Doctor Becerra tremendously when […]

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Ribs Out

Rib out

3 Things to Know That May Cause You to Have a Rib “Out” Since I have been a practicing Chiropractor here in Murrieta, I’ve seen a number of odd conditions that are not the run-of-the mill neck and back pain. I’m talking about the ribs. These rather important bones make up the […]

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Spinal Degeneration

spinal degeneration

Arthritis and Spinal Degeneration What disease affects 80%-90% of individuals, without discriminating between male and female, by the age of 65? spinal degeneration. It is the most common type of joint disease. The areas most frequently affected are the hips, knees, lower back, hands, and feet. Characterized by progressive erosion of articular […]

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Giant Purse Syndrome

Are you carrying a giant purse?  Well your gigantic purse may be hurting your back because of what you carry. In a recent study (1), researchers found that increased weight of backpacks for college students was directly correlated to an increase in prevalence of back pain, so what about us ladies who […]

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Today’s Fashion-Part 2

In today’s society, fashion seems to be everything, but it is more important to choose clothes, shoes and bags that are comfortable and that suit your style. By following and remembering these simple steps, it is possible to look and feel your best. Choose comfortable shoes. If you must wear high heels, […]

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Today’s Fashion Part 1

Today’s Fashion Can Be Tomorrow’s Pain Looking your best might not always be the best thing for you. Today’s society is extremely fashion and style conscious. Unfortunately, clothing designers and stylists aim to please by creating unique looks that might not always be practical or even comfortable. The look of the season […]

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Backpack Misuse

Back pain is pervasive among American adults, but a new and disturbing trend is emerging. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and the use of overweight backpacks is a contributing factor, according to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). In fact, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission […]

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School Backpacks-Part 2

What Can You Do? The ACA offers the following tips to help prevent the needless pain that backpack misuse could cause the students in your household. Make sure your child’s backpack weighs no more than 5 to 10 percent of his or her body weight. A heavier backpack will cause your child […]

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Three Phases of Healing-Part 2

You know,  so often people come into the office and have no idea that they have an injury.  When we say the word injury we think of a major injury like a sprained ankle or torn knee ligament or a broken bone.  But mostly, I see people who are doing everyday things, […]

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Your Pregnancy

pregnancy

With your pregnancy come hormonal changes, a shift in body weight and a laxity of connective tissues.  New stresses are experienced by the lower back and pelvis.  Many women report that their pregnancies were easier and their delivery times shorter when they received chiropractic care.  Even today’s birthing procedures can put tremendous […]

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