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Feel Better, the Gentle Way!

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Feel Better, the Gentle Way!

At Pietrek Spinal Care, Dr. James Pietrek can help with many conditions.  Most people think that a spinal adjustment from a chiropractor is for those with neck pain, back pain or muscle aches.  Dr. Pietrek can help with so much more!  From multiple sclerosis, arthritis, migraines, scoliosis, and seizures to carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, and athletic and auto accident injuries and more, Dr. Pietrek has had positive results with them all. NUCCA (National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association) Chiropractic is a therapy that is a safe and painfree correction that restores balance and helps the body’s natural healing to reactivate. Dr. Pietrek uses the NUCCA method exclusively because it is a light force method that is precise and painless, since it doesn’t use any forceful movements or neck/back twisting.  The difference between NUCCA and standard chiropractic techniques, is that it is a much more gentle form of adjustment. There is never and twisting or cracking used, and the light touches to the affected areas are gentle, but extremely effective. NUCCA adjustment is barely felt, and it doesn’t hurt at all. After your first adjustment, you can expect a range of changes due to the nervous system responding to the adjustment. These changes or symptoms are a sign that your adjustment is working and you are healing. Different cycles of healing include muscle stiffness and soreness, feeling sleepy or generally tired, and finally you will feel an alleviation of symptoms. Do not feel concern if your pain shifts or moves. The severity of your condition will determine the amount of recovery time you will need.  Please feel free to address any concerns with Dr. Pietrek. Call to discuss this method further or to make an appointment with Dr. Pietrek to get started feeling better...

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PIETREK SPINAL CARE – Professional Symmetry Nucca Spinal Care Chiropractic

Posted by on Dec 26, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on PIETREK SPINAL CARE – Professional Symmetry Nucca Spinal Care Chiropractic

Pietrek Spinal Care provides NUCCA chiropractic services for patients with misaligned spines. Pietrek Spinal Care was founded by Dr. James Pietrek, who studied at the Northwestern College of Chiropractic in Bloomington in 2004. Imbalance to the posture can break down your body system. If your spine has shifted away from the central position, you will experience a lot of symptoms that cannot be corrected with medications. This can only be corrected by addressing the root cause. NUCCA technique involves gently realigning the spine without any twisting or popping. The patient will feel some lightness in their bodies after implementation of the procedure. If the right changes successfully correct the problem in the first appointment, you no longer have to attend a second appointment. If the changes on your spine did not give you the desirable result, the doctor can perform a second adjustment to reduce the amount of misalignment on your spine. By using NUCCA techniques, Dr. Pietrek has successfully helped many people to recover from various types of illnesses such as allergies, neck pain, shoulder problems, stiffness, leg pain and more. Before Dr. Pietrek performs chiropractic massage, he will perform an analysis on your whole spine to determine if there is a significant imbalance in your body. The doctor can carry out an X-ray to see what needs to be done to fix your problem. This ensures that the patient will receive the best treatment result in the minimum amount of time. After taking an X-ray of your spine, our expert doctors will take some time to review and analyze it. When analyzing the x-ray, the doctor will let you know the state of your spinal health. He can give you tips on what you can do to take care of your spine. NUCCA chiropractic can help you to relieve the stress on your spine. Give us a call today at (858)-676-1218 if you are interested in the NUCCA symmetry chiropractic...

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Posted by on Dec 1, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on THE EASIEST AND MILDEST WAY OVERCOME PAIN

Are you tired of taking pain medicine day-in day-out without any significant changes or reduction in the chronic pain that has been plaguing you for years? It does not matter the type of pain you are experiencing or the ailment that is holding you down and preventing you from living life to the fullest, Pietrek Spinal Care is ready to care for you and make you whole again. Be it serious migraines, back pain, neck pain, muscle pain and even if you were involved in an auto crash and you are having a hard time rehabilitating and recovering from your injuries, Dr. James Pietrek is ready to give you the best medical care that will make you healthy again. At Pietrek Spinal Care, you will not be subjected to some ridiculous nutrition program, no fancy equipment will be used to invade your body, and no unconfirmed therapy procedures will be performed on you.  We simply concentrate on using special, mild spinal adjustments to stimulate the natural healing response of your body. This procedure is called NUCCA, National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association, and it is a thoroughly researched procedure that is very precise, safe and is guaranteed to improve your health regardless of how sorry your present state is or the several treatment options you have explored. The NUCCA technique is safe for everyone, from toddlers to elderly patients as it does not involve any rigorous or difficult moves that will hurt. At Pietrek Spinal Care, Dr. James prides himself in helping patients to gain quick relief from nagging chronic pains after just one or two visits. He is very professional and interested in getting you back on your feet as soon as possible with loads of energy to make living interesting again, and this shines through his sessions. He is always on time for appointments and will offer you the best pain management and relief services in San...

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Get Pain Relief You Deserve!

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Get Pain Relief You Deserve!

Your body is electric, and it has a wiring harness! Called the Cauda Equina taken from the Latin, Horse’s tail, your spinal cord relays nerve impulses from all over your body to the brain. There those brain cells consider everything from how to walk and stand up straight to what you feel like eating for lunch today. Even more than just a conduit for nerve transmission, the entire spinal column has to mechanically support the full range of body motion along with all the stresses that your body must endure throughout the day. Folks in the San Diego area are fortunate to have Dr. James Pietrek who has dedicated his practice to all matters concerning the form and function of the human spine.   Because our spines have to do so much for us, these remarkable anatomic wonders can become damaged or otherwise move out of their natural alignment.  Virtually no one in San Diego is better than Dr. Pietrek at recognizing and diagnosing these issues when they occur. There are dozens of common ailments that people may not know can be brought on by a misalignment or damage to the spine. They can range from something you would like backache to branch out to conditions like high blood pressure, even depression. All these things you wouldn’t automatically think of as being a result of a spine problem.   Correctly spotting these issues and treating them is Dr. James Pietrek’s specialty and his happy patients stand in testimony to just how life changing his techniques have been for hundreds of them. Using in part the NUCCA Technique (which is a protocol of the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association) Dr. Pietrek can make very fine adjustments to the all important tissues that work to innervate the body and are vital to good health and well being.   Inherent within the spinal anatomy is a significant self repairing facility if it is given the proper care and adjustments. By performing exact X-Ray analysis, Dr. Pietrek can measure the problem areas right down to a very specific degree and often achieve tremendous results by facilitating small, but critical, millimeter size adjustments. Do not suffer any longer! Let Dr. James Pietrek put his years of experience to work for you...

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How Chiropractic Care Helps In Treatment of Neuro-Musculoskeletal Conditions

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on How Chiropractic Care Helps In Treatment of Neuro-Musculoskeletal Conditions

Chiropractic care has over the past few decades been recognized as a viable form of treatment for back pain, neck pain, headaches, herniated discs, and numbness of limbs. Whenever traumatic events throw the head out of balance, the body and spine may compress, bend, or stretch. A disruption in nerve flow occurs, which makes the body not function properly. You may want to seek a professional chiropractor San Diego, CA if you have health problems like hip pain, neck pain, back pain, headaches, and bulging discs.   How chiropractic therapy works Improper alignment of the vertebrae found in spinal column contributes to a myriad of pain and diseases. The misalignment is called subluxation. Chiropractors apply pressure and massage to manipulate the joints and vertebrae thereby releasing the irritation and pressure exerted on nerves. This enhances joint mobility and creates natural balance in the body, which is known as homeostasis. When the spinal bones are placed to their right position, they revamp the nerve energy to allow for normal flow and improved natural healing processes.   Who can benefit from chiropractic care? Most people don’t visit a chiropractor until they are over 40. The spine is a vital part of body that needs to function properly. It is typical that by the time most of the chiropractic patients seek this kind of treatment, they have endured poor posture, stress, and misalignment of the vertebra for over 40 years. No preventive measures have been taken for all that time.   Chiropractic care can be applied to young and old patients. The earlier you start taking care of your spinal column, the better. You will keep the body systems functioning properly thus allowing the natural healing processes to be effective.   What conditions may be healed through chiropractic care? While chiropractic treatment may not directly heal any medical condition, it fosters the inborn healing mechanism in the body to help fight diseases and ailments. Patients having joint pain, neck pain, back pain, headaches, and herniated or bulging discs have reported healing after undergoing chiropractic care treatment.   While chiropractors may use different therapy techniques, the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) is considered a precise, gentle therapy that is based on scientific research and is among the most effective in treatment of lower back and neck pain or headaches. Pietrek Spinal Care uses NUCCA technique to treat patients with various neuro-musculoskeletal...

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GMO Protest

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Last Saturday we went downtown with a bunch of GMO-laced McDonald’s burgers to feed the homeless around City College and Park Blvd. As I waited for the burgers to get packed a couple of the workers popped outside in amazement. I figured there might’ve been an accident. After we got the burgers, drove off and found a parking space I noticed them. Police. Behind me and in front of me. My first thought was “I can’t be getting busted for parking illegally already, I didn’t even turn the car off.” “H – E – (double hockey stick) NO! GMO!!!” There were about a thousand people marching and chanting. Faces painted, faces masked, children costumed – anything to get people’s attention. Speaking of attention, the Monsanto monster was the grand marshal. Very smart. Very scary. So scary that it got my attention enough that I forgot to drop some change into the parking meter. $42.50. Ouch. Well, apparently people are getting more and more ticked off on the issue. In case you’ve been out of the loop, much of our foods have been genetically modified to increase profits for companies like Monsanto. Common sense says that the vote should have passed a couple years ago that would force companies to state if there’s is a GMO product. The advertising dollars put into the side that didn’t want the bill to pass was enormous and so 1.5% too many Californians voted foolishly, allowing these companies to not need to disclose on the label that their foods are genetically altered. Genetically altered foods, and the process that it takes to genetically alter them is bad for consumers, it’s bad for the 300 or less acre farmer, and it’s bad for the planet. The good news is that even though the bill didn’t pass, a lot more people have become aware of the issue and the snowball has begun to roll across the country. In Europe a similar law WAS passed. People naturally (no pun intended) didn’t want to eat corn that contained human tissue. Companies instantly changed their ingredients so they would be able to sell their stuff. Way to go Europe. Three last thoughts…1. Don’t forget to feed the parking meter when you go downtown. 2. If you want to be more alive than dead, then eat foods that are more alive than dead, and 3. To learn more about the anti-GMO movement, visit Mercola’s link:...

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