Category Archives: Health and Wellness

10 Feb, 2018

Are Your Shoulders Giving You Headaches?

Do you know that 47% of the adult population will have a headache at least once within a year according to the World Health Organization? 45 million Americans complain of headaches each year, 8 million visit their doctor, and 3 million went to the emergency room according to US Department of Health and Human Services.

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20 Jan, 2018

5 Ways to Avoid Joint Pain | Joint Pain Springfield MO

Do you find your joints aching for no apparent reason? Even small aches and pains are your body’s way of telling you something is not working and should not be ignored. According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study, 30% of the people surveyed reported some form of joint pain within a 30 day

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10 Jan, 2018

Are Your Hips Killing Your Back?

Are you like many people, with an aching back at the end of the day or worried about lifting an object due to your back going out? You are not alone, over 80% of the population will suffer back pain at one time or another in their life according to CDC data. It is the

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20 Dec, 2017

Natural Ways to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Do you find your knees or hips hurting after sitting for too long? Has bending or squatting become difficult or even painful? This is a common complaint of people with knee or hip osteoarthritis. Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that 1 out of every 2 people will have symptoms

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10 Dec, 2017

How to Relieve Back and Neck Pain With a Healthy Spine

Do you suffer from aching back pain, nagging neck pain or even headaches? Having a healthy spine can prevent these types of problems. Your spine is a complicated structure of vertebrae, discs, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Every second of every day your spine is moving in a delicate balance, even while you breathe!

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20 Nov, 2017

Is Your Shoulder Pain Coming From the Rotator Cuff?

Have you ever felt a twinge in your shoulder when lifting something, or do you suffer from an aching shoulder at the end of the day? This could be a sign that your rotator cuff is weak and irritated. Various studies* show that 20% of people with shoulder pain after age 32 have a rotator

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10 Nov, 2017

How to Protect Your Back

Have you ever felt low back pain after doing too much the day before? One of the major causes of low back pain is repetitive injury to the spine. Repetitive injuries can be as simple as picking up boxes or having to bend down to scrub and clean the house.   We often feel that

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10 Jul, 2017

How to Be Healthier, Stronger and More Active

  When you get right down to it, health doesn’t have anything to do with looking like a supermodel; it’s really about having a body whose every system is in good working order. The great news is that you have more control over everything happening in your body — from your circulation to your breathing and

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9 May, 2017

Renner attends Dr. Terry Wahls talk in Springfield, MO

Advantage Therapy’s Chuck Renner had the opportunity to meet renowned physician, author, and movement leader Dr. Terry Wahls on May 8. Dr. Terry Wahls is known for her work in the “food is medicine” movement, including authoring her popular “Wahls Protocol” book and the newly released book “Wahls Protocol: Cooking for Life”. Here’s a photo

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30 Dec, 2016

Has your health insurance changed?

Will your health insurance change in 2017? Please be sure to let us know! For a comprehensive list of the insurances we accept (hint: all of them!) please check out our insurance list. Many patients choose Advantage Therapy because we are in more insurance networks than any other therapy clinic in southwest Missouri! As your

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