Tag: chiropractic care

Wellness nonsense and your health

Wellness nonsense and your health There is an industry that attempts to free you of your hard-earned money while offering little or no benefit.    This is the wellness industry. Can you tell the difference between things that can keep you healthy vs. wellness nonsense? Tarot cards, to crystals to full-body MRI scans to detox IV treatments that have little or no evidence of working. When I was in chiropractic college, we were required to deliver and receive a high colonic with the belief that cleaning out the colon solves all sorts of health problems.   While we do know that Read More »

Back pain relief during pregnancy with chiropractic care is safe and effective according to U.S. News and World Report.

Back pain relief during pregnancy with chiropractic care is safe and effective according to U.S. News and World Report. Back pain is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy.   Other common problems include neck and shoulder pain as well as numbness in the hands. Most Obstetricians caution their patients against pain relievers and other medications during pregnancy since they may affect your unborn child. Chiropractic is a safe and effective drug-free option to get relief.   Chiropractors have been treating pregnant patients for years who report high levels of satisfaction with the relief they had.   Your chiropractor’s methods may also Read More »

The Truth About Chiropractors: Are They Real Doctors?

The Truth About Chiropractors: Are They Real Doctors? Is your back hurting? Don’t worry. You’re not the only one. Researchers estimate between 10 and 15 percent of people have back or neck pain. Many people will look for any treatment that will help them feel better. They are always looking for options that will help eliminate pain as quickly as possible. People can choose to go to a variety of doctors. However, most medical doctors are quick to prescribe medication to help ease the pain. If you are looking for an alternative doctor that will relieve pain without medication, then Read More »

How Runners Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care, a guest post from Cara Haley

How Runners Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care, , a guest post from Cara Haley  If you, just like any other avid runner want to improve your running performance and your results, then you may want to get some extra help by visiting an experienced chiropractor. The fact is that chiropractic care is not only suitable for all those running injuries and pains which are commonly associated with running, including: ankle sprains, tendonitis, knee straining, shin splints and others. A good chiropractor should be able to help you improve your fitness level, your performance and decrease your risk of injuries and Read More »

Painful hands and the arthritis myth; Do you need a complimentary secondary opinion?

Painful hands and the arthritis myth; Do you need a complimentary secondary opinion? Osteoarthritis is considered a normal part of aging and most of us have seen the television commercials for pain relievers that offer temporary relief of arthritis pain.   Doctors for years have often told their patients that the pain in their hands, thumbs or even their wrists is likely arthritis.  The myth is often reinforced by the internet, via medical sites or drug company web sites. Over the years, patients have visited for problems such as their lower back or their neck.  Quite often, they will have hand Read More »