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Chiropractor in Prior Lake asks "How Long Can You Go?"

A few centuries ago if a common person defied a mean king or queen, it was "off with their head". Dr. Pietrek, chiropractor in Prior Lake, says that apparently they figured that was the quickest way to "off" someone was to go straight to the nerve connection source.  How does this compare to how long […]

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Carpal Tunnel Relief with Safe & Gentle NUCCA Chiropractic

CTS affects millions of people each year. The condition is caused by pressure on the median nerve that runs through the wrist. This pressure can cause symptoms similar to those experienced when someone has arthritis.

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Describes How the NUCCA Adjustment Works

The NUCCA adjustment is not an ordinary chiropractic adjustment. Continuing with our theme of using my kids' storybooks and the universally-accepted life lessons they contain, our attention is called to the word "force". The function of force is highlighted in principle #10 of the 33 principles chiropractic was built on, so it's actually quite relevant […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor asks "Is the Spine Really a Column?" (How the 3 Little Pigs Got it Wrong)

You know the story...the pig who built the brick house was the smart one because the Big Bad Wolf couldn’t blow his house down. When we think of a column, we may think of a Roman pillar. A pillar can be likened to a brick house, as in the story of The 3 Little Pigs. […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Livestreams on The Gag Reflex and its Relation to Vagus Nerve Health & Function

You may have heard of the gag reflex.  Not the kind you may get from watching a despicable act play out on TV in the form of unsportsmanlike conduct, but the kind you SHOULD get when the medical doctor sticks a tongue depressor on the back of your tongue. A healthy gag reflex not only […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Shares 3 Tips for Better Breathing

We need to breathe anyway, and it's one of the fastest ways to alter our physiology when we need to, so why not learn to do it a little more effectively?!? Better breathing, like upper cervical chiropractic care, starts at the top. Carbon dioxide is just a  waste product of breathing in oxygen, right?  Not […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Talks About Creativity and Your Brain's Hidden Potential

Prior Lake Chiropractor, Dr. James Pietrek, loves reading children's books with his two kids. There's usually one simple yet important lesson we can all glean from each one. In the children’s book The Dot, Vashti is a girl who does not yet know that she is creative. In art class, all she could bring herself […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Explains How A Giraffe and a Half has to do with Healing by Design

Dr. James Pietrek, Prior Lake Chiropractor, says that our bodies are designed to heal. Health is the entity, just like light. You don't try to eliminate disease, just like you don't try to eliminate darkness. You simply turn on the light. "If a bumbly old bee stung him right on the knee….you would have a […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Discusses Perseverance and The Little Engine that Could

Prior Lake Chiropractor, Dr. James Pietrek, admits that he dropped a couple tears when reading this one. The Little Engine that Could's lesson on perseverance still rings loud and true. Finally, the train reached the top of the mountain. "Hooray! Hooray!" cried all the dolls and toys. "Thank you little blue engine." Perseverance: steadfastness in […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Answers, "Is it Magic?"

Searching for the right Prior Lake Chiropractor is not an easy task. Even our own patients, sometimes, just don't get it. I know they're only joking. I'm on their side.  It's counterintuitive that so much can be done by doing so little.  Hence, some call it "magic" or "voodoo".  Here's a homemade video that should […]

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Prior Lake Chiropractor Explains "My back went out on me. What happened?"

Every week, people say "my back went out on me" at our Prior Lake Chiropractic office. When someone “throws out their back”, it could mean any number of things has taken place. They may have pulled a muscle or strained a ligament. In some cases of arthritis, they may have “pinched” a nerve along one […]

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