One of the first things a lot of people do when they realize they’re dealing with back pain or injuries is seek out others who have had similar experiences. Back pain is one of those things you don’t mess around with or handle casually; there are usually a few options as to what to do about a given problem, and it can be reassuring – or simply educational – to get advice from a chiropractor you know or trust.Continue Reading ->
Have you felt pain in the hip? Pain in the center of your butt? Or even pain down the back of the leg? You may be suffering from a condition called piriformis syndrome. The piriformis is a muscle which runs from your the middle of your sacrum (or tailbone) to the outer hip bone (trochanter). This muscle may be working overtime on your body. From athletes to the workaholic this muscle gets overused.Continue Reading ->
Doctors of Chiropractic (or Chiropractic Physicians) manage sciatica very regularly. Sciatica is defined by pain that originates in the low back or buttock that travels into one or both legs. Sciatic nerve pain varies in intensity and frequency; minimal, moderate, severe and occasional, intermittent, frequent or constant.Continue Reading ->
Herniated disc, also known as a slipped disc, is a relatively common condition. It can occur on any part the spine, but most often affects the lower back or neck region.
Herniated disc most commonly develops as a result of the normal aging process. Other causes include overuse and trauma to the spine. Genetic factors also
The shoulder is a complex structure, build up of three bones and two joints, and quite a few muscles, tendons,
With the opioid epidemic as a cause for the loss of many lives, an alternative pain management solution is needed. A solution that is free of the dangerous side effects and risks that accompany the opioid usage, such as the addiction.
In response to the opioid crisis the American College of Physicians recently issued new guidelines for pain management. This guideline for managing low back pain is highlighting spinal manipulation.Continue Reading ->
Knee pain is a pain localized in or around the knee. The pain usually is anterior, which means it’s felt at the front of the knee. But the pain also may be felt at the sides, back or along the joint line of the knee.
It is common pain and can occur suddenly or over a period of time, often difficult to pinpoint or describe it, and can affect people of all ages. Numerous things can cause knee pain, such as cartilage tear, ligament tear, arthritis or muscle problems.Continue Reading ->
It is estimated that 50 – 70% of the world’s population will experience neck pain at least once in their lives. Due to the modern way of life, the number of affected by this problem is increasing every day. In most cases it isn’t a serious condition, and can be relieved within days, but becomes chronic in about 10% of people. Stress, reduced daily physical activity, work in front of the computer, and improper body seating are just some of the reasons that can cause neck pain.Continue Reading ->
There is an ongoing battle between massage therapy and chiropractic. Which one is the real winner? Okay no battles really. Massage therapy and chiropractic work best in tandem.
Chiropractic care and massage therapy are often confused about being the same or very similar. While they may share some similarities, they are very different treatments. Both are effective at preventing some conditions and improving the healing process while providing pain relief.Continue Reading ->