Headaches and Chiropractic Care

Headaches and Chiropractic Care

Headaches are a common health ailment that many Americans experience. In fact, 9 out of 10 Americans report suffering from headaches at some point in their lives. Out of that group, over 13% of people experience migraines. Although headaches are common, that doesn’t mean that they are normal. Just know that if you experience headaches, you are certainly not alone. Headaches range from intense migraines that can leave a person bedridden to a dull ache that may be obnoxious but doesn’t significantly impact day-to-day activities. Some people deal with daily headaches, while others only experience them occasionally. Headaches can be

What Is Sciatic Pain & What Causes It

What Is Sciatic Pain & What Causes It?

Sciatica is a common condition, but it is not normal.  It can impact the lives of adults of any age.  It can disrupt getting a good night’s sleep and keep you from doing the activities you love. Chiropractic care focuses on freeing up your nerves to allow them to function better and your body to heal naturally.  With the focus on the source of the problem, patients under chiropractic care usually experience relief of most if not all sciatic pain. WHAT IS SCIATIC PAIN? Sciatica is characterized by pain, numbness, irritation, and tingling sensation that typically starts in the buttock area

Spinal Disc Problems

Spinal Disc Problems

Thousands of people each day are affected by spinal pain. This chronic lower back pain is frequently attributed to degenerated or herniated disks. Some people experience this pain each day, while others have a different experience of the occasional numbing in their legs and arms. Whether your back pain comes from degenerated or herniated disks, it can be a considerable challenge to overcome. What is a Spinal Disc? Before establishing what care can help back pain, we must first know what a spinal disc is. A spinal disc is a round, semi-soft disk within your spine. It is made of

Wellness Chiropractic

Did you know that August is National Wellness Month (#WellnessMonth)?  It is a month to focus on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines.  If you don’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of others! Making small changes repeated daily can add up to big changes to your health and stress levels.  Some ideas on small changes to make: Drink an extra glass of water Add a fruit or vegetable to at least one meal a day to replace a sugary item Turn off the screens 30 minutes earlier to help promote better sleep Join a yoga, walking,

The Benefit of Swimming for Exercise

The Benefit of Swimming for Exercise

Swimming is a fun way to keep healthy and fit while making new friends. If you enjoy swimming and don’t particularly like other forms of exercise, swimming is the way to go. It is suitable for everyone, and its benefits are not only limited to physical activity but also extend to improved mental health. Health experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity weekly, making swimming the perfect tool for exercising your body and improving your cardiovascular health. Even better, if you hate running, swimming can burn as many calories as an hour of running

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Help Someone with Meniere’s Disease?

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Help Someone with Meniere’s Disease?

What comes to mind when you think about chiropractic care? For many, the first thought revolves around treating back and neck pain. Others may think of realigning the spine or even general wellness. The truth is that chiropractic adjustments can mean more than just “snap, crackle, pop!” Indeed, chiropractors do a lot to help people with a variety of goals varying from pain reduction to general maintenance. The nervous system runs down the spine and out into other areas of the body. If the nervous system interferes, the spine cannot function optimally. The nervous system controls everything in the body,

Sleep Better with Chiropractic Care

Sleep Better with Chiropractic Care

In a world that constantly demands more and more of us, one thing is sure; sleep is imperative to our wellbeing. We wake up earlier and go to bed later than ever before: the early bird gets the worm after all. But this mentality is taking years off our lives. Some of us struggle to fall asleep while others cannot stay asleep; sleep problems are one of the most common ailments of Americans. Not sleeping enough can cause problems with concentration, loss of productivity, and other health concerns. People often try many home remedies to solve the issue, but one

Keeping Your Spine Aligned While Working

Keeping Your Spine Aligned While Working

Since the onslaught of COVID-19, the world as we know it has changed dramatically. More people are working from home. This environmental change has considerable benefits: the ability to stay away from crowds, limiting the need for childcare, and reducing commuter costs. Unfortunately, there are downsides attributed to working from home. The lack of proper workspace has increased muscle strains, back pain, and poor posture. Chiropractic care is a great way to alleviate some of these woes. If you are not able to visit a clinic in person, there are several things you can try to improve your symptoms. Our

High and Low Impact Activities Everyone Can Do

High and Low Impact Activities Everyone Can Do

Staying active and exercising is one of the most important aspects of a healthy lifestyle outside dietary choices. Regular moderate exercise reduces stress levels, boosts the immune system, improves sleep quality, and prevents weight gain. However, many people still don’t take advantage of these benefits and choose to live a sedentary life. During the coronavirus pandemic, many people found it hard to exercise or maintain their current activity levels from the comfort of their homes. Unfortunately, exercise is more critical during the stressful times in which we live. This article will explore some high-impact and low-impact activities and tips to

How To Prevent Travel Aches And Strains

How To Ease Or Prevent Travel Aches And Strains

It is almost summer and after a couple years of limited travel, it’s time to hit the road again to see friends, family, or a destination spot to relax and rejuvenate! We look forward to the enjoyment that our destination brings, but not the long drive or plane ride that can leave you stressed, tired, hangry, stiff, and sore just as the vacation is getting started or when heading home. Making sure you take care of yourself along the way is important so you can enjoy your vacation and make it home rested and relaxed. Planning ahead to include a

Choosing A Chiropractor That Best Fits Your Needs

Choosing A Chiropractor That Best Fits Your Needs

When you are new to chiropractic, or making a change to a new chiropractor, you understandably want to make sure that you are getting the best care available. Knowing what questions to ask can help you make an informed choice of the best chiropractor to meet your needs. As with any doctor, you will be establishing a long-term relationship with your chiropractor. You will want to give consideration to the personality and rapport of the doctor and your compatibility with their technique. WHAT IS A “GOOD” CHIROPRACTOR? HOW CAN YOU FIND ONE? In order to find the chiropractor that is

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit A Chiropractor Regularly

Your back aches, your posture stinks and you have stress that you can feel in your neck. It may be time to think about visiting the chiropractor! Millions of Americans receive chiropractic care, a natural, drugless approach that works with patients to help them to achieve better health. The basic principle that chiropractors apply to their profession and their practice is the body’s unique ability to heal itself with the appropriate help and guidance. While physical health is one of the major benefits of regular visits to the chiropractor, mental health is also a large benefit, along with others. 1.)