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Piriformis Syndrome

The Piriformis is a muscle on the back of the leg underneath the buttock region. It connects the tailbone to the hip bone underneath the gluteal muscles. When it contracts it extends and rotates the leg and foot (think of pushing a heavy box or pressing on your brake pedal). Since it is a deeper [...]

Chiropractors have been saying for years that “motion is life” when it comes to your joints. Whether it is our spinal joints, knees, shoulders or hips – our joints are meant to move and move often. Much evidence points to the fact that lack of proper movement in the joint leads to degenerative arthritis in [...]

Tips for a Healthy Spine A healthy spine is an often-overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, approximately 80% of the population suffers from spinal pain at some point. People who are overweight or obese, and who smoke, lift heavy objects, or had a previous episode of back pain, are more likely to [...]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition of the feet in which the person feels a sharp pain on the bottom of the foot usually on the inside front of their heel. It commonly affects runners or people that are starting a new exercise program. Risk factors include running on uneven surfaces or [...]

In plastic surgery, millimeters count. A subtle shift in the nasal bones towards mid line, a slight tightening of the tissues around the eyes, just a bit more lift in the chin… all can dramatically change the appearance of a person for the better. In Chiropractic, millimeters also count. A subtle shift of the atlas [...]

Squat Like a Toddler

If you ever want to observe perfect biomechanics, watch a toddler pick up a toy from the floor. You’ll never see them bending over, moaning in agony like an old man. They drop their hips, maintain a perfect center of gravity while lowering themselves, then pop right back up with the ease of an Olympic [...]

Best Chiropractors Dr. Joel Fugleberg has been named in the “Best Chiropractors” of 2017 in the June edition of Minnesota Monthly magazine. From Minnesota Monthly, Our annual “Best Chiropractors” list is compiled by Professional Research Services, who conducts peer-review surveys of licensed chiropractors across the state. The result is the “2017 Best Chiropractors in Minnesota” [...]

Quantity Counts

A bottle of water can put out a candle flame, but it won’t put out a raging forest fire – it’s the right tool, but not nearly the right QUANTITY to get the job done. The same can be said for the amount of Chiropractic care you may need for your particular problem. The purpose [...]

There was a time where tackle boxes were used to hold fishing gear. Bobbers, hooks and perhaps your favorite lures all found a home in one of many varying sized, slotted compartments. Now (it seems) those boxes are used to hold the multitude of drugs so many seniors are prescribed. According to a recent analysis [...]

Healing on a Spare

In case you get a flat, the temporary “donut” in your trunk is meant to get you off the road and to the nearest service station for proper repair ASAP. Manufacturer’s instructions warn you to take it slow and easy when driving on them – those tiny tires aren’t designed to withstand the load of [...]