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Winter offically begins this year on December 21st. All of us at Taschler Spine & Rehab would like to wish you and your family a healthy and happy Holiday Season! See our tips below on How to shovel snow to avoid back injury.

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Brighten everyones day on your Christmas List with the gift of massage.

Relaxing Massage

All Gift Certificates come elegantly gift wrapped.

Individual Therapeutic Massage

50 Minute ~ $90
80 Minute ~ $125

Prenatal Massage
50 Minute ~ $100
80 Minute ~ $135

Massage Packages Buy 4 get 1 *FREE*!

Therapeutic Massage - Customized just for you to target knots and release chronic muscle tension.
50 Minute package of 5 ~ $360
80 Minute package of 5 ~ $499

Prenatal Massage – Customized for the Mommy to be to reduce the physical strain associated with pregnancy.  Also gives the Mommy to be a chance to indulge in some pampering before giving birth.

50 Minute Prenatal package of 5 ~ $399
80 Minute Prenatal package of 5 ~ $540

*Packages must be used within 12 months of purchase date.  They can only be used by one person and they must be paid in full at time of purchase.

Gift Certificate

 

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We have massage therapy Gift Certificates available for all occasions! Take care of your entire gift list for Birthdays, Anniversary, Holidays, Bridal, Prenatal, New Mommy, Congratulations, Thank you, Staff Appreciation, Client Appreciation, Retirement Gift, Recovery from an illness, Graduation Gift, I'm Sorry, Hostess Gift, and to Get Out Of The Doghouse. If you choose, we can also include a 15 minute complimentary Chiropractic consultation.

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How To Shovel Snow To Avoid Back Injury

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To futher avoid injury you may want to try a shovel called The Snow Wolf...

Clears away snow 3x faster than shoveling, with significantly less effort & risk of injury

SWolf product single handleSnow Wolf™ wheeled snow shovels are designed to greatly reduce the physical strain of shoveling and the related risks of back and heart injuries. The Snow Wolf™ wheeled snow shovel was the subject of an independent study by the University of Massachusetts (Bryan Buchholz, PhD, Professor and Director, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology) which focused on lower back stress and overall exertion as compared to traditional snow shovels.

The results are quite compelling, finding the Snow Wolf™; virtually eliminated lower back stress … “comparable to simply walking – representing an impressive 85% and more reduction in lower back disk compression.” Overall exertion (which is one of the major factors in heart risk) was found to be reduced by a factor of 3x or more. ..and with 72,000 annual emergency room visits annually in the US attributable to shoveling with snow shovels and snow blowers, the Snow Wolf™ has earned its reputation as the World’s Safest Snow Shovel!

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Taschler FREE Consult Coupon

We updated our website. If you have a chance, please check it out at , www.fairfaxchiropractor.comSee our blog posts on the website to get more info about chiropractic.

Call 703-293-2939 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Taschler for Chiropractic.  Ryan & Irma are available for 50-minute or 80-minute massage therapy sessions.  We have massage packages available to get a FREE massage. See pricing below.

Give the gift of health...

Have a family member, friend, or co-worker that has pain issues?  Print out the FREE Consulation coupon below. 

 

Spinal Decompression Lady

Do you suffer from disc pain, sciatica, or pain down your arm?

If so, non-surgical Spinal Decompression may be the answer!

Did you know that we offer non-surgical Spinal Decompression for the neck and low back?  Many people think that medication, injections, and surgery are their only options for disc herniations. We offer pain free non-surgical options that are effective and safe.  Spinal Decompression gets to the ROOT CAUSE of the PAIN. Instead of a temporary fix that can be dangerous and have side effects, Spinal Decompression addresses what is causing the pain and may be able fix it. 

Other issues that can be managed with non-surgical Spinal Decompression include:

  • Back, neck, and sciatica pain
  • Degenerative disc disease and herniated discs
  • Posterior facet syndrome (worn joints)
  • Spinal nerve roots that are injured or damaged

CALL 703-293-2939 TODAY to schedule an appointment with Dr. Taschler.  If you have a loved one or co-worker that you think may be a good candidate for Spinal Decompression have them call for a FREE CONSULTATION to see if and how we can help them.  Print our a FREE Chriopractic Consultation coupon below. Please click here  http://www.fairfaxchiropractor.com/index.php?p=528559 for additional information about Spinal Decompression.



 

Give the gift of health for FREE!  Just print out this coupon and give it to a friend, family member, and/or coworker. 
               Limited Time Coupon
First-time patients can receive a free Consultation. That's a $75.00 value! But hurry, this offer is for a limited time only. Does not include examination or treatment.
To take advantage of this special offer, simply:

1. Print this coupon page.
2. Call (703) 293-2939 to schedule a convenient appointment for a Chiropractic Consultation.
3. Present this printed page during your initial appointment.

It's that simple!

Taschler FREE Consult Coupon

*New patients only. Coupon must be presented at time of first visit. Does not include treatment.

 


 

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Dr. Jennifer Lee Taschler
Dr. Taschler’s passion for Chiropractic started in her early twenties after getting amazing results from her Chiropractor. Suffering from headaches and migraines since childhood, she needed a natural and drug free solution. After experiencing life-changing relief she wanted to be able to help others get out of pain and experience a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Taschler practices in Fairfax, VA and specializes in the natural and drug-free treatment of headaches and migraines, TMJ, posture, and most neuromuscular and skeletal issues. Through formal education and over 22 years of clinical experience she has developed a headache & migraine protocol that has excellent results. At Taschler Spine & Rehab they address a full body approach and offer Chiropractic, Rehabilitation, and Massage Therapy. Dr. Taschler was named Top Chiropractor by Northern Virginia Magazine. You will find her at the office with her adorable dog a Malitpoo named Savannah. To make an appointment with Dr. Taschler contact Taschler Spine & Rehab by calling 703-293-2939. Make an appointment for a FREE 15-minute consultation to see how she can help you. Her office will bill most health insurance companies. For more information, please visit www.taschlerspineandrehab.com. 

Please know that your Taschler Spine & Rehab family is here to support you in any way that we can. Call us today at 703-293-2939. We look forward to helping you! 


Did you know that if medically necessary, you can use your HSA for Massage Therapy?  Call 703-293-2939 today to make your appointment.


 *Make sure to check out our "Current Articles" at the end of this page. 

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Got headaches? We have the answer!

DRUG-LESS TREATMENT OF HEADACHES & MIGRAINES

Did you know Dr. Jennifer Taschler, is a Chiropractor and Rehab specialist with an emphasis on the natural and drug-free treatment of headaches and migraines in Fairfax, VA?  For years Dr. Taschler suffered daily with headaches and debilitating Migraines.  After going the medication route and suffering for years, she desperately asked her neurologist for alternatives. Fortunately, he asked her to see a Chiropractor for treatment of her headaches and Migraines.  The treatments offered so much relief that Dr. Taschler attended Chiropractic School so that she could help others like her Chiropractor had helped her.

If you or someone you love is suffering with headaches or migraines contact Taschler Spine & Rehab today.  Call 703-293-2939 to set up your FREE headache and migraine evaluation.  Please visit our website at www.taschlerspineandrehab.com to obtain additional information.

Dr. Taschler is your headache DOC!

Do any of your friends suffer from headaches and migraines?  We have the answer naturally!  Dr. Taschler specializes in the natural and drug free treatment of headaches and migraines.  Call 703-293-2939 now for your FREE consultation and to find out if you qualify for our special protocol.



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Dr. Taschler is your headache DOC! To learn more about Dr. Taschler and how her specialized protocol can help with your headaches, call 703-293-2939 for you FREE 10 minute consultation. Please visit our website.
www.taschlerspineandrehab.com.



"Before beginning treatment at Taschler Spine & Rehab, I suffered from painful headaches multiple times per week. With Dr. Taschler's help, the frequency and intensity of my headaches has reduced significantly! Now my headaches are a rarity! Thank you Dr. Taschler!" Sara F.


If you or someone you love is suffering from headaches, migraines, or TMJ dysfunction contact Taschler Spine & Rehab today.  Call now to set up your FREE consultation with Dr. Taschler.  Please visit our website at www.taschlerspineandrehab.com to obtain additional information.  We bill most major Health Insurance and Auto Accident cases. To free yourself and the ones you love from pain give us a call today at 703-293-2939!
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Yours in health,

Dr. Jennifer Taschler
Make an appointment with Dr. Taschler today and let us help you with a healthy lifestyle.  Call 703-293-2939.

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What is your why?

I always ask my new patients why they have come to receive chiropractic care. We all know chiropractic is not a quick fix, but a commitment to make important changes in the body. Overall,  the why is for the patient to live a healthier and pain free life.  But the real why that we here from most patients is to enable them to be more active for their children or grandchildren, to be able to live a health more active lifestyle, be a more active spouse, and improve overall health.  Think about your why and why is it so important to have a healthier, happier, pain free life.

Call 703-293-2939 now for your FREE 10 minute chiropractic consultation to see if, how, and why we can help you.

The most common conditions we treat:
headaches, neck and back pain, sciatica, shoulder, elbow, and carpel tunnel
issues, knee, foot, & ankle issues, and most sports injuries.

Time For FREE Consults for friends and family!

Dr. Taschler would love to help your friends and family. Did you know we accept most health insurance plans? For as little as a co-pay your friends and family can find relief from their pain. Dr. Taschler is offering your friends and family a FREE 15 minute complimentary consult (Exam not included.) This is one-on-one time with the doctor to see if and how she can help. Call 703-293-2939 today and we will determine your insurance benefits the same day.

For questions or to make an appointment, please call:
703-293-2939

Choosing the correct pillow...

Correcting your sleeping position can make huge improvements in your neck and back health. There are three key essentials – sleep on a proper mattress, make sure you sleep on your side or back and not your stomach, and make sure your head is properly supported at the right height with the right pillow.The goal to a sound sleep is ‘Spinal Alignment’. Because you sleep on your back, side, or both, the pillow we recommend was created to work for each sleeping position. The ergonomic design offers correct support and stability in sleeping posture. The result is a more sound sleep and less tendency to wake with pain, stiffness and many of the symptoms resulting from lack of support. It is therapy while you sleep!  Call our office today for a FREE pillow analysis.

 

Time for a FREE Massage!

During the month of December refer a new Chiropractic patient to Dr. Taschler and after their second visit receive a FREE 25 minute massage. We accept most health insurance.  As always thank you for trusting us with your healthcare and referring us your friends and family.

Who needs a Chiropractor or Rehab?

If you have muscle, nerve, or joint pain, chances are a Chiropractor could help you. Chiropractors are specialist in the care of bones, nerves, muscles, and connective tissues, which makes up almost 60% of your body. Chiropractic can help with pain effectively and safely without the use of drugs or surgery. Finding a great Chiropractor who can provide spinal adjustments, nutritional advice, exercise recommendations, and other methods of treatment based on your particular needs will help with your health concerns. Chiropractic techniques treat most neck & back pain, headaches, shoulder, elbow, & wrist pain, knee, foot, & ankle pain, disc issues, whiplash, and many other ailments. We have prepared a free report for you to help you choose a chiropractor. To receive your copy of this free report and to find out more information about how Chiropractic can help you, visit TASCHLERSPINEANDREHAB.COM.
 Have a happy and healthy month!

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Yours in health,
Dr. Jennifer Taschler & Staff

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Dr. Taschler is a Chiropractor and Rehab Specialist in Fairfax, VA.  She is the owner of Taschler Spine and Rehab and has been in Private Practice for over 20 years. Taschler Spine and Rehab specializes in Chiropractic, Rehabilitation, and Massage Therapy.  Got pain? We have the answer!
Address: 10301 Democracy Lane ,Suite 110 ,Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-293-2939
Website: www.taschlerspineandrehab.com
Contact Taschler Spine and Rehab today by calling 703-293-2939 to make an appointment!
We've got your back!



Current Articles

» Manual Therapy Providers Forge Closer Ties at Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference
» Screen Time and Inactivity Unacceptable In Adolescents
» Chiropractic - Safe and Sound
» How Pillow Height Affects Muscle Activity and Perceived Comfort

Manual Therapy Providers Forge Closer Ties at Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference

More than 160 members of the chiropractic, physical therapy and osteopathic professions forged a new spirit of cooperation and understanding during the Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference (ICSC), which took place Nov. 8-9 in Pittsburgh, Pa.  Organizers of this first-of-its-kind event hope to enhance patient outcomes as well as increase integration of manual therapies for back pain in the wake of the ongoing opioid crisis.  ICSC was organized and hosted by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) with the support of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) and the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (AOPT), which represent three of the major provider groups of non-drug manual therapies for pain.     Manual therapies such as spinal manipulation, physical therapy modalities, massage and acupuncture have received increased attention and support in recent years by major health care organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Family Physicians for their ability to effectively manage many cases of back pain and in some cases reduce or alleviate the need for prescription opioids.  Research shows that back pain is one of the most common conditions for which opioids are prescribed.  "The chiropractic profession was honored to take part in the Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference," said Michele Maiers, DC, MPH, PhD, vice president of the American Chiropractic Association. "We are committed to working together with our colleagues in physical therapy and osteopathy to raise awareness and promote integration of non-drug manual approaches."  "Providers of manual therapies have an unprecedented opportunity to positively impact the lives of millions of people who struggle with back pain. Together, we can find ways to improve what we do and to communicate better with patients.  The Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference was an important step in that direction," said Julie Fritz, PT, PhD, FAPTA, associate dean for research at the University of Utah College of Health, who helped plan the conference.

Author: American Chiropractic Association.
Source: Acatoday.com. November 12, 2019.


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Screen Time and Inactivity Unacceptable In Adolescents

According to research conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), the majority of adolescents are not getting adequate amounts of physical activity.  The WHO recommends adolescents participate in an hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily.  However, data obtained by the WHO from 1.6 million students between 2001 and 2016 found only 1 out of 5 children met the WHO’s recommendation for daily physical activity.  The WHO attributes this lack of physical activity to increase in home screen time which is replacing the time for physical activity.  While the data is extremely concerning and parents and educational leaders need to step up to create and implement solutions, the good news is that over the 15 years reviewed, the physical activity for boys has actually improved.  Unfortunately, over that same period of time, there has been no improvement for the physical activity in girls.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. November 21, 2019.


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Chiropractic - Safe and Sound

Every once in a while someone makes a comment suggesting chiropractic care might not be completely safe. They may claim that chiropractic care to the neck region might have associated risks of stroke. Make no mistake - chiropractic care is actually one of the most natural, safe and least invasive forms of health care available. Doctors of chiropractic are trained extensively to deliver their care in a safe, natural and non-invasive manner. Not only have millions of patients experienced the safety and effectiveness chiropractic care has to offer, numerous studies in existence back this up. One of the most recently published safety related studies evaluated the incidence of strokes in approximately 1.16 million 66 to 99 year old Medicare beneficiaries following visits to medical doctors vs. visits to doctors of chiropractic. Ironically according to researchers, their findings indicated that 7 days after their visits slightly more beneficiaries who visited a medical doctor as compared to a doctor of chiropractic ended up suffering from a stroke.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: JMPT. February 2015 Volume 38, Issue 2, Pages 93–101.


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How Pillow Height Affects Muscle Activity and Perceived Comfort

A recent report studied how using foam pillows of three different heights affected the comfort and electromyographic (EMG) activity of the neck and mid-upper back muscles of participants. The study was performed by a team of therapists and researchers in the University of São Paulo School of Medicine in São Paulo, Brazil. Performed in 2014 and published in 2015, the study revealed the associations among pillow height, EMG activity, and perceived comfort. Twenty-one asymptomatic adults were observed using three different foam pillows of 5 cm, 10 cm and 14 cm, or approximately 2 inches, 4 inches and 5 1/2 inches. Study participants rated their comfort using a 100-mm visual analog scale, while researchers calculated EMG activity of the neck and mid-upper back muscles, called the sternocleidomastoid and upper and middle trapezius muscles. Participants considered height 1 (approximately 2 inches) to be the least comfortable and height 2 (approximately 4 inches) the most comfortable. In addition, all muscle groups showed statistical differences in EMG activity between heights 1 and 2, but not between heights 2 and 3. Individuals who prefer sleeping with a flat pillow may want to think twice, as a four-inch pillow may be the best choice for perceived comfort and back and neck support.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: JMPT. Volume 38, Issue 6, Pages 375-381.


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