Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Chiropractic Care Puts Figure Skater Back on Ice

A team of medical specialists including cardiologists, neurologists and spinal experts could not determine what was causing elite figure skater Ashley Wagner's full-body muscle spasms and a racing heartbeat. Wagner's career was in jeopardy until she visited a chiropractic physician. The Doctor of Chiropractic determined that muscle tension in the back of Wagner's neck was pushing a vertebra out of place and squeezing various nerves - effectively causing the body to go haywire.

The Washington Post recently covered Wagner's health ordeal and her struggle to prepare for this year's national championships, where she finished sixth. The full story can be read at www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/01/26/AR2011012603487.html

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