How Can You Relieve Text Neck Pain?

Modern technologies have transformed the way humans live. From computers to mobile devices, we are staring at digital screens throughout the majority of our day. Although these technologies have fundamentally transformed the way we communicate, they have also had several unforeseen side effects. This article will explore what “text neck” is and help provide some easy ways to relieve any associated pain that may be occurring because of it. What is Text Neck? Text neck is generally considered a more modern epidemic that many researchers believe occurs as a direct response to spending too much time texting or staring at

Our Back To School Tips

Our Back To School Tips

It’s that time of year! Whether you are preparing a child for the upcoming school year or yourself, sitting at a desk all day, being hunched over a computer, or craning your neck while doing homework–school can put a strain on your body. Here are some chiropractic tips to help make this back-to-school season a happy and healthy one. Ouch! Back To School Pain Back pain is a common complaint in our office from adults, but in recent years it has also become a common concern for many children and teenagers. The influx in cases has recently been connected to

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

Chiropractic Care & Sports Injuries

Chiropractic Care & Sports Injuries

If you are an athlete, you understand the demands your sport can place on your body. Unfortunately, all sports present injury risks and an injury can set you back regardless of your skill level. Recent studies have shown that regular chiropractic care can help athletes recover from various injuries. Our chiropractors will diagnose and treat the source of your pain and create a full rehabilitation program designed to your unique needs so that you can get back in the game feeling your best. Common Sports Injuries Athletes can suffer from injuries due to impact, repetitive motion, improper form, overtraining, failure

Chiropractic Care and Scoliosis

Chiropractic Care and Scoliosis

June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month. During this month, we would like to raise awareness about this condition and how as chiropractors we can help those who struggle with this condition. What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a common spinal condition in which the vertebrae rotate causing the spine to curve abnormally. The degree of curvature varies based on the patient and can range from very minor misalignment to almost an S-shaped or C-shaped curve. For patients with minor conditions, symptoms may not be severe or need treatment. However, scoliosis can progress without observation and treatment and can become a debilitating

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Help Someone with Meniere’s Disease?

Can Chiropractic Adjustments Help Someone with Meniere’s Disease?

Chiropractic care is often thought of for treating neck and back pain.  While chiropractors do help a lot of people who have neck and back pain, our focus is on reducing and removing any interference on the nervous system that runs down and out the spine to enable it to function its best. Since the nervous system controls everything in the body, chiropractic care has helped those who suffer from Meniere’s Disease.    What is Meniere’s Disease?   Meniere’s Disease is a disorder that affects the inner ear. Though the exact cause is unclear, some research suggests an abnormal amount of endolymph

Improve Your Posture

Improve Your Posture

May is correct your posture month! Throughout May, we encourage our patients to be conscious of their posture! Though you may have heard it a hundred times growing up–good posture is important. Over time poor posture can increase your risk of pain, discomfort, and the likelihood of experiencing joint issues, lowering your quality of life. Below are some tips you can use to start improving your posture. The Importance of Posture Good posture is the position in which your body is held straight against gravity and helps your body to stand, walk, sit, and rest in a position that places

Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy

Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, your body undergoes many changes to help your baby develop and grow properly until he or she is ready to come into the world. Though swollen feet, raging hormones, aches, and pain are common experiences during pregnancy that doesn’t mean there is no relief. Chiropractic care involves adjusting misaligned vertebrae or joints within the body to reduce the stress placed on the nerves, soft tissues, and muscles surrounding the area. By alleviating pressure and restoring proper alignment, your body can function optimally and work more efficiently to ensure your health. This article will discuss the benefits pregnant women

Chiropractic Care After an Auto Accident

Chiropractic Care After an Auto Accident

Automobile accidents are often unexpected events that happen within an instant and can leave lasting impacts. Even in minor accidents, serious injuries can occur such as soft tissue sprains, head injuries, and whiplash. Symptoms may occur several days after the incident once your body relaxes from the tense altercation causing you to notice soreness, pain, and discomfort that may not have been present immediately after the accident. Fortunately, chiropractic care has proven effective in helping to restore the function of your nervous system, which allows your body to heal itself without invasive methods and reducing or eliminating the need for

What is Cervical Disc Degeneration?

What is Cervical Disc Degeneration?

Considering all the stress that is put on the neck, it is no surprise that two-thirds of Americans experience significant neck pain at least once in their lives. Neck pain is a common complaint as neck muscles can become strained from poor posture, injury, or rough movements. Chronic neck pain may also be a sign of a more serious underlying condition such as cervical disc degeneration, which can be mistaken for neck pain until becoming severe. However, cervical disc degeneration is more than just a stiff neck and refers to a degenerative process in which the discs in the cervical

Wrist Pain

Wrist Pain

As we navigate through this pandemic many of us have begun to rely on technology even more as stay-at-home orders pushed us to operate businesses, homes, and schools virtually. The increase in screen time can have a direct effect on your health. We aren’t talking about your eyes, but your wrists! Wrist pain is a common complaint amongst athletes, writers, mechanics, hairdressers, and just about anyone who relies on their hands heavily to complete their jobs. However, no matter what your routine or job is, your wrists are some of the most used joints in your body. If you’ve noticed