Tag: neck pain

The best treatment for lower back pain is movement according to Popular Science Magazine

The best treatment for lower back pain is movement according to Popular Science Magazine Chiropractors have received high ratings for their methods of treatment for back pain from Consumer Reports to Bottom Line Personal, the chiropractic approach has the best reputation for the treatment of lower back pain. A couple of years back the Annals of Internal Medicine reported on the latest research in what worked for lower back pain.  They were specific in telling people to try numerous methods that included Thai Chi, Exercise, manipulation, Massage, and a number of other methods.   What they suggested people try last was Read More »

How to recover from common football injuries faster while improving on the field performance.

How to recover from common football injuries faster while improving on the field performance. It is the middle of the football season. Recurring injuries may not only be preventable but may be symptoms of a problem you may not fully understand.  Pain in the ankle, knees, and hips that occur from running rather than hitting may be signs of a larger mechanical problem that involves how you move and how your body deals with the stresses of impact. Pain in the neck, shoulder, wrist or elbow may be caused by an area of the body other than where you hurt. Read More »

Research shows over 86% of people with cervical disc herniations had improvement with chiropractic care.

Research shows over 86% of people with cervical disc herniations had improvement with chiropractic care. If you have suffered from arm or wrist pain, numbness, tingling, nagging pains in the neck and stiffness in the upper body, chiropractic care may be just what the doctor ordered. A recent study offers more proof that you should see a chiropractor first for neck pain from cervical disc herniations (1). Medically speaking, having a chiropractic treatment for neck pain, cervical disc herniations, and radiations into the arms and shoulders is safe and effective. Chiropractic care has always been safe and patients rate their Read More »

Your Arm Pain Could be a Neck Problem

Your Arm Pain Could be a Neck Problem Pain in your hand, wrist, or arm can be frustrating. You don’t realize how much you use your arms and hands each second of the day until pain, numbness, or tingling gets in the way. But, getting rid of the pain may be easier than you think. A painful arm as a result of a pinched nerve in your neck very rarely requires surgery. Getting rid of the inflammation, decompressing the nerve, and giving the disc time to heal are all part of a complete plan we use each day to help Read More »

Are spin classes bad for your hearing and your back, or are the concerns overblown?

Are spin classes bad for your hearing and your back, or are the concerns overblown? Many of our patients love going to spin classes.  Spin raises your heart rate and can offer a first rate aerobic workout.  Since it is done in a classroom, it can also offer a competitive experience as you try to keep up with what the class is doing. Spin can also damage your hearing, if the leader has the music set too loud so it may be a good idea to wear inexpensive ear filters to remove harmful frequencies while allowing you to hear what Read More »