A common complaint at our chiropractic clinic is “I slept incorrectly and can’t move my neck”. More often than not, the symptoms felt are ongoing but this one episode is worse than most. Some patients experience neck and shoulder pain after sleeping wrong and others notice tension headaches.
You may know that acupuncture is an excellent holistic medicine for pain relief. Many patients initially come for neck, shoulder or back pain but also experience relief of anxiety, stress, and depression. It seems miraculous that just a few needles can have such a positive impact on so many aspects of health. This is because acupuncture has been scientifically proven to have an effect on the brain.
Most of the people we provide chiropractic services to in the Telegraph Hill Area of San Francisco spend most of their day sitting in front of a computer for too damn long. This is very difficult on the body. Not to mention, the low back takes most of the pressure.
Sciatica occurs when pressure is put on the sciatic nerve root. Sciatica is pain that travels down one or both legs. Did you know?
These two products are handheld vibrating tools. Hyperice’s Hypervolt looks more like a sleek futuristic instrument while the Theragun G2PRO looks more like a rugged tool. If you have tight muscles or you’re going for a workout. It helps you get your muscles activated. You feel better.
You may experience mental or emotional distress after a car crash. Emotional distress usually occurs after a traumatic experience. Bodily damage can lead to pain and suffering. Pain can cause you to lose focus on daily activities, make you forgetful, or change your mood. In turn, this can ultimately affect your relationship, work-life balance, and further impede you from your goals.
Is your pain medication killing you? The opioid epidemic in the United States has reached a peak that can no longer be ignored by the federal government. Over 63,000 opioid related deaths in 2016 alone has led the FDA to look for solutions to the crisis in alternative health care.
Despite how severe or fatal a car accident is, it is a terrifying experience. People tend to react differently when they experience a crash. Some lose pieces of their memory, while many others find it difficult to think clearly with their heads filled with scenes from the crash.
An estimated 7.8% of all Americans will experience PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome) in their lifetime, with women (10.4%) twice as likely as men (5%) to develop PTSD.
Individuals who develop PTSD are prone to nightmares and flashbacks, feelings of detachment, and difficulty sleeping. Given this fact, these negative symptoms can be severe enough to significantly impact a person’s ability to interact in their day to day life.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has quickly become one of the most common behavioral conditions among children and young adults. In the United States alone, every year, approximately 4.5 million children between the ages of 5-17 years old are diagnosed with ADHD or ADD. Continue Reading ->
According to Chinese medicinal lore, Shen, our mind, embodies our consciousness, emotions, and thoughts. This influence extends to the ability to think clearly and presides over other activities that involve mental and creative functions.
Healthy Shen demarcates a healthy mind and mental focus, and vice-versa.