About Author: Leisa-Marie Grgula, DC

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  • Accurate Care Pain Relief Center is hosting its 7th annual Purse Drive for Women’s Shelters in Phoenix, Arizona. People can bring used purses, and any gently used beauty products for donation to women in shelters. For Mother’s Day, children in shelters, can choose a purse , and fill it with […]

    Purse Drive For Women’s Shelters

    Accurate Care Pain Relief Center is hosting its 7th annual Purse Drive for Women’s Shelters in Phoenix, Arizona. People can bring used purses, and any gently used beauty products for donation to women in shelters. For Mother’s Day, children in shelters, can choose a purse , and fill it with […]

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  • Yes. You ARE taller in the morning, than you are at night! So many people ask if this is true. Yes, you are taller in the morning than you are in the evening, or even as the day goes on. The easiest way to confirm this, is to check your […]

    Am I Taller In the Morning Than I Am At Night?

    Yes. You ARE taller in the morning, than you are at night! So many people ask if this is true. Yes, you are taller in the morning than you are in the evening, or even as the day goes on. The easiest way to confirm this, is to check your […]

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  • So many people today suffer from metabolic syndrome:  overweight, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, and  low HDL. Metabolic Syndrome is probably one of the top reasons patients visit my office for pain and inflammation.  There is a way to treat and control this naturally, and it involves […]

    Feel Better With Olive Oil! Lower Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Inflammation

    So many people today suffer from metabolic syndrome:  overweight, high cholesterol, high blood sugar, high blood pressure, and  low HDL. Metabolic Syndrome is probably one of the top reasons patients visit my office for pain and inflammation.  There is a way to treat and control this naturally, and it involves […]

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  • Yes, it can. Stress plays a huge role in not only causing back pain, but even managing back pain. As a Chiropractic Physician, I find it can take longer for stressed patients to report relief of their lower back pain than patients who manage their stress to normal levels. What […]

    Does Stress Cause Back Pain?

    Yes, it can. Stress plays a huge role in not only causing back pain, but even managing back pain. As a Chiropractic Physician, I find it can take longer for stressed patients to report relief of their lower back pain than patients who manage their stress to normal levels. What […]

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  • Here are three tips on what to do to prevent your back pain from getting worse. Don’t Slouch! Maintain Good Posture While Standing, Walking and Sleeping If you have back pain, or an injury to your spine, regardless of the area involved, you must first be aware of your posture. […]

    What Can I Do To Prevent My Lower Back Pain From Getting Worse?

    Here are three tips on what to do to prevent your back pain from getting worse. Don’t Slouch! Maintain Good Posture While Standing, Walking and Sleeping If you have back pain, or an injury to your spine, regardless of the area involved, you must first be aware of your posture. […]

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  • What Areas Of My Body Are Affected By Lower Back Pain? Good Question. The nerves from the low back or lumbar spine go to organs, muscles, and your lower limbs. Many times, patients who have a low back injury, complain of problems with these mentioned above. The sciatic nerve is […]

    What Areas Of The Body Are Affected With A Back Injury?

    What Areas Of My Body Are Affected By Lower Back Pain? Good Question. The nerves from the low back or lumbar spine go to organs, muscles, and your lower limbs. Many times, patients who have a low back injury, complain of problems with these mentioned above. The sciatic nerve is […]

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  • I have Tightness in the Back, Are Chiropractic Adjustments Good? Yes, Chiropractic Adjustments help relieve tightness in the back. It depends on the style of Chiropractic Adjustments, though. Some patients have such tight muscles in their spine that regular Chiropractic Adjustments do not help. Cox Decompression helps in this case, […]

    I Have Tightness In The Back, Are Chiropractic Adjustments Good?

    I have Tightness in the Back, Are Chiropractic Adjustments Good? Yes, Chiropractic Adjustments help relieve tightness in the back. It depends on the style of Chiropractic Adjustments, though. Some patients have such tight muscles in their spine that regular Chiropractic Adjustments do not help. Cox Decompression helps in this case, […]

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  • Yes, there is one in particular that is very safe, has no side effects, and has no interactions with any medications. Prevagen® is the brand of the calcium-binding protein called “apoaequorin” which is found in a certain species of jellyfish. How It Works Prevagen® binds to calcium in cells and […]

    What Are The Best Supplements For Memory?

    Yes, there is one in particular that is very safe, has no side effects, and has no interactions with any medications. Prevagen® is the brand of the calcium-binding protein called “apoaequorin” which is found in a certain species of jellyfish. How It Works Prevagen® binds to calcium in cells and […]

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  • Chiropractic is very effective for all types of back pain. There are many studies, some are even Federally researched for the effect of chiropractic on back pain. These are just a few of the most recent studies answering the question,” Does  Chiropractic work for back pain?” Federal Research 1994: U.S. […]

    Does Chiropractic Work For Back Pain? Here’s The Latest Research

    Chiropractic is very effective for all types of back pain. There are many studies, some are even Federally researched for the effect of chiropractic on back pain. These are just a few of the most recent studies answering the question,” Does  Chiropractic work for back pain?” Federal Research 1994: U.S. […]

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  • To begin with, Chiropractic Physicians are exactly that, Physicians. Physical therapists are not physicians, and in some states, a prescription from a medical doctor is necessary to be treated by one. As a Chiropractic Physician, I am able to see a patient as an initial gateway to their examination, diagnosis, […]

    Which Is Better For Back Pain, Chiropractor Or Physical Therapy?

    To begin with, Chiropractic Physicians are exactly that, Physicians. Physical therapists are not physicians, and in some states, a prescription from a medical doctor is necessary to be treated by one. As a Chiropractic Physician, I am able to see a patient as an initial gateway to their examination, diagnosis, […]

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  • There are many supplements that help your spine, but I’ve chose a few that I believe to be the best for you.  I’ve covered natural supplements for back pain relief in another article. This one will discuss supplements you can take for a healthy spine, and the joints within your […]

    What Are The Best Supplements To Take For A Healthy Spine?

    There are many supplements that help your spine, but I’ve chose a few that I believe to be the best for you.  I’ve covered natural supplements for back pain relief in another article. This one will discuss supplements you can take for a healthy spine, and the joints within your […]

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  • Good Question, a popular one too. This question has a few different answers, however, one thing they all have in common, is that you should always sit up straight! I’ll talk about correct sitting posture while sitting at home, office, and even in the car. Sitting At Home When sitting […]

    What Is The Correct Sitting Posture To Protect My Back?

    Good Question, a popular one too. This question has a few different answers, however, one thing they all have in common, is that you should always sit up straight! I’ll talk about correct sitting posture while sitting at home, office, and even in the car. Sitting At Home When sitting […]

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  • Yes, it can. Most people know about general or common  migraines, but there is a type of migraine called an ocular migraine, visual migraine, or retinal migraine. With this type of migraine, there is not always a headache. There is usually only a visual disturbance, or in some cases, a […]

    Does Chiropractic Help With Visual Or Ocular Migraines?

    Yes, it can. Most people know about general or common  migraines, but there is a type of migraine called an ocular migraine, visual migraine, or retinal migraine. With this type of migraine, there is not always a headache. There is usually only a visual disturbance, or in some cases, a […]

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  • There are different styles of desk chairs, but if you want good support for your back, there are choices for the best desk chair for back pain. Many patients complain of not only back pain, but headaches as well.  Note, it is assumed that all 3 of these styles of […]

    What Is The Best Desk Chair For Back Pain?

    There are different styles of desk chairs, but if you want good support for your back, there are choices for the best desk chair for back pain. Many patients complain of not only back pain, but headaches as well.  Note, it is assumed that all 3 of these styles of […]

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  • Yes. There are anti-inflammatory supplements that help with pain relief and healing. Other supplements, like enzymes and others, help to assist in healing as well. The supplements have no side effects, and are much safer than their prescription or over-the-counter counterparts. Herbs are also available, but may have certain side […]

    Are There Supplements I Can Take To Help My Back Pain?

    Yes. There are anti-inflammatory supplements that help with pain relief and healing. Other supplements, like enzymes and others, help to assist in healing as well. The supplements have no side effects, and are much safer than their prescription or over-the-counter counterparts. Herbs are also available, but may have certain side […]

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