A Crick in The Neck

A Crick in The Neck

Waking up in the morning only to feel a crick in your neck can be a tough way to start your day. The stiff uncomfortable sensation in your neck can sometimes feel as though you can’t move your neck at all making it difficult to go about your day. A crick in your neck or a stiff neck is often the result of the tightness of the muscles in your lower neck and upper back muscles that can cause misalignments of your spine. Misalignment of the spine can result in neck pain and can limit your range of motion. SYMPTOMS

Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy

Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy

The human body experiences many physiological and endocrinological changes during pregnancy. While these changes are vital to prepare for fetal development, they can also lead to challenges for the mother, including swollen feet, increased pain, and raging hormones. Although, one common problem that goes untreated for many of these women is spinal misalignment due to pelvic changes, postural adaptation, the expansion of the abdomen, and increased back curvature. While these symptoms are considered a standard part of the natural journey to motherhood, there are many ways to compensate for them and relieve the pain the mother is chronically experiencing. Chiropractic

Good posture and bad posture, woman's body silhouette and backbone

Improve Your Posture

Growing up, you probably were tired of hearing the same thing repeatedly, “fix your posture” or “stand up straight.” Unfortunately, most of us ignored these suggestions thinking it was unnecessary and uncomfortable only to grow up and experience the consequences of bad posture. If you have been holding a bad posture, you more than likely suffer from pain, discomfort, and joint issues. The consequences of bad posture can increase over time and lower your quality of life. Please do not wait until it gets worse; follow our tips to start improving your posture. The Importance of Good Posture Good posture

Scoliosis Spine Curve Anatomy, Posture Correction

Chiropractic Care and Scoliosis

Around 7 million Americans have scoliosis. This common condition is known for the abnormal curvature of the spine, which symptoms are sometimes unnoticed but can turn to severe, causing the patient pain and need for surgery. Scoliosis occurs as the patient ages or if they are born with it. Thankfully, there are multiple treatments available for patients with scoliosis. While chiropractic care is not a treatment that will cure scoliosis, it is crucial addition to the treatment plan to ensure that other treatments are as effective as possible. This article explains how one can identify scoliosis and the benefits of

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

Holidays, the most wonderful time of the year! It is not just a common marketing phrase; it is a promise of what can be once you learn to prioritize your well-being over others’ expectations. The problem is most people let stress get the best of them during the season.    With the numerous demands one gets such as shopping, cooking, entertaining, decorating, etc., it is easy to forget how to make the season the most wonderful of the year. Luckily, being chiropractors, we know a thing or two when it comes to relieving holiday stress and tension within your body.   If you feel like this beautiful

Cold Weather, Joint Pain, and Chiropractic Care

Cold Weather, Joint Pain, and Chiropractic Care

When the temperature starts to cool, a lot of us become aware of how the weather can affect our wellbeing–emotionally, mentally, and physically. If you struggle with joint pain or are diagnosed with arthritis, you might know just how the cold can easily lead to painful and achy joints. As chiropractors, many of our patients come in during the winter due to increased joint pain and stiffness. It is a common belief that those with troublesome joints may be able to predict the weather, but where does this come from, and is it true? Does The Weather Affect Joint Pain?

October is National Chiropractic Health Month

October is National Chiropractic Health Month

October is finally here–and that means it is National Chiropractic Health Month! During this month, we join hundreds of practices across the nation in encouraging the public to seek out the benefits of chiropractic care, and this year’s theme is “Keep Moving!”. We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many of us in our ability to venture outside of the house and be active. Lack of physical activity can impact not only our physical health but also our mental and emotional health. Over the last two years, many have discovered just how beneficial daily movement and exercise can be

Treating Sacroiliitis with Chiropractic Care

Treating Sacroiliitis with Chiropractic Care

Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints we diagnose and treat as chiropractors. A cause of low back pain that can be easily missed is sacroiliitis! This month we’d like to show how chiropractic care can help to alleviate pain and restore function and mobility to those diagnosed with sacroiliitis. What is Sacroiliitis? Sacroiliitis refers to inflammation of one or both sacroiliac joints also known as SI joints. These sacroiliac joints connect the lower part of your spine (sacrum) to your pelvis. Anytime you take a step, lift your leg, extend, or move your legs, you utilize

How Can You Relieve Text Neck Pain?

The average American spends up to 12 hours a day staring at a screen for work, school, or entertainment. Although screens have become essential since pandemic regulations were implemented, all the benefits we get from them make us overlook the side effects that could be permanent on our bodies. This article explores the concept and the causes of “text neck” and provides the best solutions for dealing with it. What is Text Neck? Text neck pain, medically known as a forward head posture injury, is an incorrect posture linked to various health problems and unnecessary pain. Experts believe it occurs

Our Back To School Tips

Our Back To School Tips

Going back to school is an exciting yet terrifying experience. The way a student feels during this time directly impacts how they learn and interact with others. If you are a student or a teacher, you know how sitting in a class all day and later hunching over a computer to do homework can put a strain on your body. Just like you, we know how limiting this can be to your experience, so here are some chiropractic tips to prevent or alleviate the pain, so you can focus on what matters, you.   A Closer Look at School-Related Back

Understanding What Pain Is Trying to Say - Ft. Dr. Matt Hunt

Understanding What Pain Is Trying to Say ft. Dr. Matt Hunt

Understanding What Pain Is Trying to Say ft. Dr. Matt Hunt – Show Transcript: Dr. Mark Sherwood 0:00 This is how and health with doctors Michelle and Mark show with insights and interviews with a dose of straight talk to help you enjoy optimal health in all areas of life. All right, well, we’re back again and I am pumped up. And as always, remember before we dive into our guests, go to Sherwood TV, take five seconds to join our newsletter. Why you say why would you want to do that? Because we want to keep you up to

Helping People in a Hurting World - Ft. Dr. Steve Paxton

Helping People in a Hurting World ft. Dr. Steve Paxton

Helping People in a Hurting World ft. Dr. Steve Paxton – Show Transcript Dr. Mark Sherwood 0:00 This is how and health with doctors Michelle and Mark show with insights and interviews with a dose of straight talk to help you enjoy optimal health in all areas of life. All right, of course, we’re back. And it’s going to be another exciting episode. And before I get going in and just introduce our guest today, I want you to go to Sherwood TV and subscribe the newsletters, find out what who’s coming next. Why do you want to do that