Category: Chiropractic Health

Sciatica Pain: The Key to Diagnosing and Treatment

Sciatica Pain: The Key to Diagnosing and Treatment If you’re experiencing pain, weakness, tingling, or numbness in your back, buttocks, and legs, your sciatic nerve might be to blame. Sciatica pain can be caused by an injury to your sciatic nerve or an area that affects it, especially the vertebrae in your neck and back. And, while it’s an uncomfortable condition, it’s also a common one. Nearly 40 percent of people will experience it at some point during their lives., and it becomes more frequent with aging. If these symptoms sound familiar, this article is for you! Keep reading to learn about where your pain is coming from and what Read More »

Increasing Mobility With Chiropractic Care

Increasing Mobility With Chiropractic Care Whether you are walking to the kitchen for a late-night snack or taking an emergency bathroom break, you don’t realize how much work your body’s joints go through on a day to day basis until mobility is stunted. We are here to help! We will address what can cause lower back pain, mobility issues, and how to increase mobility with chiropractic care! So without further ado, let’s get started! What Causes the Loss of Mobility? Patients, no matter the age, will report having a sudden spike in back pain, even when completing a simple everyday task! Read More »

NY Times article explores why chiropractic and exercise are better options than drugs for neck pain

NY Times article explores why chiropractic and exercise are better options than drugs for neck pain One of the common ailments seen in chiropractor offices is neck pain. The traditional wisdom that most people seem to have is that it is just a pain except when it does not go away. Most people will eventually call some sort of professional weather it is their chiropractor, primary doctor or therapist hoping that the problem is not serious and life threatening. The study had shown that chiropractic manipulation and exercises helped people improve much more than medication. More importantly, the medication group Read More »

Consumer Reports September 2011 issue on Alternative Therapies shows chiropractic treatment for back pain is most helpful

Consumer reports September 2011 issue on Alternative Therapies shows chiropractic treatment for back pain is most helpful Consumer reports surveyed over 45000 readers to determine what works best for different types of problems. With regards to back pain, chiropractic was way ahead of other treatments in effectiveness with 65% saying it helped alot, followed by medication 53% and deep tissue massage 51%. They also reported on osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, headache and migraine as well as other problems. While this is raw data, unfortunately, it does not go into more detail regarding what was involved in the treatments that were successful. Of Read More »

Three reasons your child may be experiencing back pain when returning to school and what you need to know

Three reasons your child may be experiencing back pain when returning to school and what you need to know It is the start of the school year and the annual ritual of your child meeting their teachers, shopping for supplies and the resumption of learning. It is also the time of the year they come home with a stack of school books, one heavier than the next and all carried in their back pack. The weight of the books is an issue year after year. The American Chiropractic Association recommends ideally carrying textbooks not exceeding 10 percent of the child’s Read More »