Tag: neck pain

Lower back pain of unknown origin and your c section or hernia repair scar; is there a connection?

Lower back pain of unknown origin and your c section or hernia repair scar; is there a connection? Lower back pain is a common problem with many causes.   One of the more common causes may be related to a scar that is left over from a surgical procedure. There is now growing evidence suggesting that abdominal scars can cause chronic back pain, knee problems and even upper back pain. The International Fascial Congress which meets every two years is filled with the brightest minds in the field of fascia and fascial therapy.  Many papers have already been published on this growing problem Read More »

Back pain and neck pain are problems with the way we move. Get better results without the one size fits all solutions we read about in the media.

Back pain and neck pain are problems with the way we move.  Get better results without the one size fits all solutions we read about in the media. Those who suffer from neck and back pain are often in search of the best way to resolve or improve these conditions.  Others have tried using methods that use the mind-body connection such as Yoga, Feldenkrais, Tai Chi to name a few. It’s no secret that the nervous system controls everything. For proof, look at someone who has broken their neck and is now quadriplegic and compare how they move and function Read More »

8 Tips for Minimizing Neck Pain on Long Drives, a guest post

8 Tips for Minimizing Neck Pain on Long Drives, a guest post Stiff and aching necks are fairly common symptoms of a long car ride. Along with not-so-quiet kids in the backseat and the family dog that won’t settle down, you could be in for a very long car ride if you don’t know how to handle your neck pain. Here are some tips to help make that next road trip more enjoyable and pain-free whether you’re the driver or a passenger. 1. Focus On Body Posture Body posture is incredibly important to keep all parts of the body in line Read More »

Men’s Health and Consumer Reports recently endorsed chiropractic for back pain and more

Men’s Health and Consumer Reports recently endorsed chiropractic for back pain and more The last couple of months has been filled with publications  that suggest chiropractic should be your first choice professional for back problems and many other painful conditions.   Last February, the Annals of Internal Medicine told healthcare providers to say no to drugs for back pain and yes to about anything else with evidence based suggestions recommendations on which treatments may work .   This was an acknowledgement that medications are being overused and causing harm to those who seek help, with Opioids grabbing the most headlines this past year.   It also suggested Read More »

Three new studies on Headache, lower back and neck pain suggest chiropractic methods are the least costly methods of treatment.

Three new studies on Headache, lower back and neck pain suggest chiropractic methods are the least costly methods of treatment. More than ever, when you visit your doctor for a health condition, patients find out that the first few dollars are purely theirs, rather than the insurance carriers, that pay for the care they received.  Ask anyone who has a large deductible plan, which is more common than ever before, and they will tell you that they need to strategize to meet this large sum before any insurance company begins to pay the doctor. When we had 10 dollar copayments, Read More »