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The Thoracic Spine

The thoracic spine is in the middle section of your spine (your “back bone”) as shown above. It consists of 12 vertebrae (making it the longest section) and they are labeled T1 through T12. It begins at the base of your neck and ends with the bottom of your rib cage. Your thoracic spine is…
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Amber Cesare, FDNP

Amber Cesare is a functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner (FDNP) and educator. As an FDNP, she helps clients identify their unique healing opportunities through functional lab testing, make lifestyle and behavior changes to address those healing opportunities through an individualized wellness plan, and walks alongside her clients with health coaching that provides support, accountability, and course…
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The Cervical Spine

When you hear someone mention the cervical spine or the cervicals, do you know what they are referring to? If not that’s okay, because we are here to share the knowledge! The cervicals are the bones located at the top of your spine, otherwise known as your neck. It consists of seven bones known as…
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Snap, Crackle, Pop!

By: Dr. Carrie Gingerich Patients often ask what the cracking sound that they hear actually is. Or they will come into the room and say, “I need a good cracking today, doc.” And if someone asks us to “crack them” we may laugh with you and joke back something like “Eggs get cracked, your spine…
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Back to School

Now that school is back in full swing, we thought we’d share some tips and tricks to ensure your little one’s spines are well protected!   Sitting, sitting, and more sitting is what most of your children’s days consist of when in school. To reduce the chance of them experiencing back, neck or shoulder pain, it…
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Pregnancy and Chiropractic

Routine chiropractic care can not only help manage your back, hips, or joint pain, but it can also establish pelvic balance. This can provide your baby with as much space as possible over the course of your pregnancy. This may lead to a faster, easier labor and delivery. Pregnancy can cause a multitude of changes to…
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Feet and Footwear by Dr. Carrie

Free feet equal happy feet.  Ever consider that your low back, hip, or knee pain is coming from your feet? Or more importantly the type of shoes you are wearing? Well, it is definitely possible because of a kinetic chain that starts in your big toe and runs along the arch in your foot, up…
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Holiday Shoe Drive UPDATE!

Summit Chiropractic and Wellness would like to thank everyone who donated their lightly used shoes during our 2020 holiday endeavor to support a homeless community in Bristol, PA. After collecting 15 pairs of shoes and boots they were hand delivered directly to the group by our Billing Manager, Amy. Before even getting out of the…
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Your Free Reset Button

This challenge is to kickstart healthy habits as we enter into the new year. This is a 2-week challenge. Anyone can participate. You can complete tasks anywhere. Oh, and it’s FREE!! Challenge begins MONDAY, JANUARY 4th. If you wish to partake in this reset challenge be sure to read the emojis listed below for the…
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Billing Updates from Amy

Happy New Year to everyone. I would like to take this moment and discuss insurance policies and how they work in regards to Chiropractic care.   The Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association (PCA) is working diligently to try to get all of your services covered by your insurance companies. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has created bills that…
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