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Beat Chronic Pain

What can you do to beat chronic pain? Pain is one of the most common complaints that people seek relief from at a doctor’s office. Pain develops when pain sensitive tissues including muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and of course spinal and peripheral nerves are irritated. The pain from mechanical irritation can be due to acute trauma or can develop from a repetitive activity that slowly builds up over time.

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Lake Washington Chiropractic Kirkland

I am Dr. Michael Taggart, a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic, practicing in Kirkland, WA since 1992. I have had over 20 years of clinical experience and specialize in chronic conditions. I have advanced training in neurology, spinal rehabilitation, functional endocrinology, laboratory testing/interpretation, and nutritional therapy.

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Although it occurs anywhere on the spine, spinal stenosis is most often located in the spinal lumbar. It can be caused from injury, such as a car accident, but it is more than likely the result of aging when there is degeneration of the spinal canal or osteoarthritis.

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