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.)

Chiropractic Care and Fall Prevention

Chiropractic Care and Fall Prevention

The older a person becomes, the more at risk they are of having a severe injury when falling – particularly for adults aged 65 or older. While falling may lead to nasty bruises, around one in five falls results in injury. One single fall has the power to lead to extended medical treatments or quickly reduce your quality of life. Fortunately, several steps can be taken that might help reduce both the risk of falling and any associated injuries, including chiropractic care. Why Is Fall Prevention Important? Falling at an older age can lead to pain, injury, mobility issues, and

Exercises that are Safe on Your Lower Back

Exercises that are Safe on Your Lower Back

Hey, we’ve all been there, you’re sitting at your desk all day and begin noticing constant low back pain. While you may think this pain is most likely just a muscle cramp, your condition can continue to worsen without seeking treatment. Our team understands chronic low back pain can make exercising more difficult, however, it is important to keep moving! Avoid sedentary activities such as sitting or lying down for long periods. Below are a few exercises we recommend to help with your low back pain: THE KNEE-TO-CHEST STRETCH Lie on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on

Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain

The increased reliance on technology and devices has led to countless unforeseen health problems in the last decade. The average person will spend approximately 3 hours daily on their mobile device. Depending on their career, they might also spend an entire 8-hour shift using a computer and then continue to use one for entertainment at home. While eye strain may be the first thing you think of, wrist pain has increased drastically. Wrist pain is a common yet inevitable side effect for many professions, including hairstylists, writers, mechanics, and athletes. Although, anyone that relies heavily on their wrists to complete

What is Cervical Disc Degeneration?

What is Cervical Disc Degeneration?

Did you know that nearly two-thirds of Americans will experience some form of severe neck pain at least once in their lifetime? This common injury type often stems from poor posture, rough movements, or injury. However, chronic neck pain might signify a more serious underlying condition, like cervical disc degeneration, that can be mistaken for neck pain until it gets much more severe. The Role of the Cervical Spine Cervical disc degeneration is much more than just a stiff neck. With this disease, the discs within the cervical spine will deteriorate over time, causing extensive pain in the neck, upper

Running & Chiropractic Care

Running & Chiropractic Care

A new year, a new you? Many of us strive to start the new year with a focus on better health. Upping your exercise routine is often part of that focus. Starting with good posture and form decreases the risk of injury and pain on your body. Chiropractic care focused on posture along with slowly ramping into running or any new exercise routine will help you achieve your goals and enjoy better health. IMPORTANCE OF GOOD POSTURE Your running form is crucial to helping you run fast and efficiently. When you run in proper form, your body should be relaxed

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