CHIRO-ASSOCIATES dedicated to helping you achieve your health objectives. Our chiropractors are well trained and focused on getting you moving forward! Chiro-Associates has been serving the South Shore and Southeastern Region of Massachusetts since 1986.
Chiro-Associates was begun by Dr. Bernard T. Brannigan. Dr. Brannigan has been honored with serving thousands of patients through his years in practice. Thus giving him a remarkable opportunity for the development of clinical skills and experience. Chiro-Associates has been fortunate to become a destination in our communities for chiropractic care in treating neck pain, back pain and sports injuries. Chiro-Associates continues to grow strong from the referrals of physicians and satisfied patients. Please check out patient testimonies here.
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Chiro-Associates has two conveniently located clinics on the South Shore of Massachusetts; one in Norwell and the other in Abington. Our clinics serve the towns of... Abington, Avon, Braintree, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, Cohasset, Duxbury, Easton, Hanover, Halifax, Hanson, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Kingston, Milton, Marshfield, Middleborough, Norwell, Pembroke, Plymouth, Plympton, Quincy, Rockland, Scituate, Wareham, and Weymouth and Whitman.
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Recent reports indicate Lyme disease continues to increase throughout Northeastern U.S.
Like blood tests for many other infectious diseases, the test for Lyme disease measures antibodies made by white blood cells in response to infection. It can take several weeks after infection for the body to produce sufficient antibodies to be detected. Therefore, patients tested during the first few weeks of illness will often test negative. In contrast, patients who have had Lyme disease for longer than 4-6 weeks, especially those with later stages of illness involving the brain or the joints, will almost always test positive. A patient who has been ill for months or years and has a negative test almost certainly does not have Lyme disease as the cause of their symptoms.
Because all laboratory tests can sometimes give falsely positive results, it is important when faced with a positive result to consider the underlying likelihood that a patient has the disease. If a patient has not been in an area where Lyme disease is common or their symptoms are atypical, positive results are more likely to be false positives. Similarly, if a patient is tested numerous times and only rarely tests positive, it is likely