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How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Mobility When You Have Arthritis Jan 6th, 2021

There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, but they all share one thing in common — they lead to joint pain and inflammation. And when your joints aren’t functioning well, it places great limitations on your mobility.  While most arthritis experts agree that exercise is vital to maintaining...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Why Seeking Treatment for Neuropathy Is Important Dec 1st, 2020

Peripheral neuropathy affects at least 20 million people in the United States, though researchers suspect this number may be far higher thanks to a general misunderstanding of the problem. To help our patients here at Valiant Life Medical better understand neuropathy, we believe that education is paramount. Through awareness, our...

How Regenerative Medicine Is Revolutionizing Pain Management Nov 1st, 2020

There’s no shortage of marvels in nature, such as the ability of an octopus to grow a new tentacle or a lizard a new tail. While humans don’t possess the same regenerative capabilities, our bodies are designed to heal themselves all the same. As we age, however, the damage piles...

Chiropractic Care for Your Chronic Headaches Oct 1st, 2020

Nearly everyone gets a headache at some point in their lives, but ongoing problems with head pain is another matter altogether. And chronic headaches are not uncommon. One in four households has someone who suffers from migraines, for example. At Valiant Life Medical, Dr. James Jernigan and our team of...

How Can Trigger Point Injections Help With Your Tension Headaches? Sep 16th, 2020

Around 30-80% of adults in the United States experience tension-type headaches at some point in their lives, and we daresay these numbers may be tipping toward the upper end of the scale given the current state of affairs. To relieve the tension that’s holding your head hostage, one of the...

Understanding PRP Therapy Aug 1st, 2020

The prevalence of Americans who are living with constant pain is concerning, as more than 20% of adults cope with chronic pain, and 8% struggle with high-impact pain. A large portion of these statistics are due to musculoskeletal problems, such as arthritis or repetitive stress injuries, which are areas where...

Conditions that Benefit from Myofascial Release Jul 1st, 2020

Tension anywhere in your body can cause discomfort, but when the tightness occurs in your myofascial tissue, it drags your muscles, as well as surrounding hard and soft tissues into the equation, causing widespread pain and sensitivity. To release the tension, we use a technique called myofascial release, which can...

What Are Trigger Points? Jun 9th, 2020

Approximately 10% of the population in the United States struggles with a chronic musculoskeletal disorder, leaving them with a considerable amount of pain and limitations. Making matters worse, these disorders often cause tension in your soft tissues, which can lead to trigger points in your muscles and fascia (the tissue...

Regenerative Medicine and COVID-19: What You Should Know May 4th, 2020

The world is a far different place than it was just a few months ago. Today, a simple trip to the grocery store is a point of concern. So, we wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that Valiant Life Medical is still open for business, as long...

Why Physical Therapy Makes All the Difference in Your Rehab Apr 30th, 2020

When you’re dealing with damaged tissue, one of the most important pieces of your treatment puzzle is targeted physical therapy. Through physical therapy, we can help you regain function and mobility, and bring you much-needed relief from the pain. At Valiant Life Medical, we feature an integrated team of chiropractors,...

PRP: Why It's a Game-Changer in Remedying Joint Pain and Injuries Mar 1st, 2020

Maybe you find yourself waking up with increasingly achy knees. Or perhaps you’ve injured a tendon or ligament in your joint while playing your favorite sport. Whatever the problem, the odds are that you may benefit from our regenerative therapies, namely platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, which taps your body’s own...

5 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Overall Health Feb 1st, 2020

In an ideal world, you wake each day with a spring in your step and a smile on your face. Unfortunately, your body often has other plans for you as various aches and pain crop up, and the problem only tends to get worse the older you get.  Fortunately, chiropractic...

How Regenerative Medicine Can Help You Heal From an Injury Faster Jan 8th, 2020

Technology and the field of medicine as a whole are advancing at an astounding pace. New treatments and new approaches make it possible for injuries to heal faster than anyone imagined possible. At Valiant Life Medical, we’re dedicated to offering you the newest, safest treatments. That’s why we provide treatments...