Happy National Chiropractic Health Month! As we celebrate this October, we want to ensure everyone has the tools they need to prevent back pain as it continues to be one of the most prevalent and debilitating conditions. Studies show that more than 65 million Americans suffer from some form of lower back pain annually. Spinal … Continue reading The Signs and Misconceptions of Spinal Degeneration
Did you know that about half of all whiplash injuries occur at low speeds between 6-12 mph? The logic that if there is no damage to the car then there is probably no personal injury can be no further from the truth! A small fender bender with no real damage to a vehicle may still in … Continue reading Fender Bender? See Your Chiropractor!
As the summer nears to a close, students begin to prepare for the coming school year. Make sure that the students in your life choose the right backpack and use it correctly! Backpacks that are overloaded or carried improperly can cause back, shoulder and neck pain. Many students sling their packs over one shoulder, leading … Continue reading Be Backpack Smart!
The shoulder is the most mobile of all your joints, therefore shoulder pain and injury are very common. Shoulder pain can even stem from the neck. When a nerve root in the cervical spine is irritated, the pain can radiate into the shoulder, arm, and hand. Shoulder impingement is caused by the tendons of the rotator cuff … Continue reading Don’t Shrug Off Shoulder Pain
For many students and people in the workplace, it may require sitting at a desk often working on a computer for long stretches of time. The negative effects of prolonged sitting have been reported in numerous recent health studies. Researchers theorize that the slow-down of blood flow and decreased metabolism that occurs when we are … Continue reading Stand Up For Health
People of all ages are heeding the advice to get active for the many benefits that exercise offers. It’s always great to get the heart pumping and the endorphins flowing. Being active and physically fit can seem like the healthiest thing for someone to do. However, being physically active increases the risk for injury and the statistics … Continue reading Practice Smarter, Not Harder
When spring rolls around many people get excited over the thought of warmer weather and longer days. However, those who suffer from allergies mainly dread the thought of runny noses and itchy eyes. They never stop to smell the roses because the consequences would be unbearable for them. When people are super sensitive to pollen … Continue reading Spring Into Action: Treat Allergy Symptoms with Chiropractic Care
Studies have shown that chiropractic care can have a positive effect on the immune system. A study found that people under chiropractic care had a 200% greater immune competence than those without! Another study conducted at Life University took a group of HIV positive patients and applied chiropractic care on them for six months. After … Continue reading Boost Your Immunity With Chiropractic Care
Poor posture can lead to pain in the neck, shoulders and back. Having good posture means being aware of your posture throughout the day and night while you are sitting, standing, walking, driving, relaxing, sleeping, etc. We have outlined tips to bring awareness and to break bad habits. Share this information with friends and family … Continue reading Tips to Improve Your Posture
It is estimated that 5 to 7 million people in the United States are affected by scoliosis. Although there are many common back conditions, scoliosis has the most potential to create a great amount of discomfort and immobility. Luckily, chiropractors can provide relief for patients and getting proper care for this issue is vital for … Continue reading Do Not Ignore Scoliosis