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How Chiropractors Help People With Headaches

If you are among the 45 million Americans who suffer headaches regularly, you are undoubtedly familiar with the traditional methods that people use to treat them, including taking some type of over the counter medication that is supposed to eliminate the pain and reduce any associated swelling. There are many other types of treatment that…
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What Chiropractic Patients Need To Know About Low Back Pain

Although chiropractic is dedicated to finding and correcting vertebral subluxations (also known as spinal misalignments), many patients seek chiropractic care to alleviate pain and other health-related symptoms. One condition that chiropractic patients seek relief from is consistent low back pain. According to the American Chiropractic Association, 31 million Americans experience low back pain at any…
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What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Stretching

When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to further injure yourself. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is by stretching before you are active. However, you need to…
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5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health

Chiropractic care is designed to alleviate pain and restore the body to its natural balance. For chiropractors, injury prevention is key for a healthy body, this includes the exercises that you do as well. Good practices combined with solid exercises create toned muscles that protect the body and spine from harm. While each patient receives exercise instructions…
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How Does Chiropractic Help Relieve Pain?

How Does Chiropractic Help Relieve Pain? The catalyst for many people to seek chiropractic help is acute or chronic pain, most commonly in the lower back or neck and shoulders. Although patients want the chiropractor to help with the underlying problem, lessening their pain is a very important part of allowing them to get on with…
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Genetics and Back Pain: Is There a Family Connection?

Genetics and Back Pain: Is There a Family Connection? Back pain affects a majority of people at some point in their lives. Why is that? There’s little doubt among researchers and clinicians that much of the back pain we experience is related to our modern lifestyle. However, recent research suggests that low back pain may…
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What is “Lumbago?”

What is “Lumbago?” When you first hear the word “lumbago”, it probably sounds more like a dance from your grandparents’ generation than a medical condition. However, lumbago is actually a musculoskeletal disorder that is more commonly referred to as low back pain. An estimated 80% of Americans suffer from low back pain at some point…
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Injuries in the Workplace

Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Workplace: What the Statistics Tell Us Musculoskeletal injuries in the workplace account for a full third of all cases of injury and illness that require days off from work in order to recuperate. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says that musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) “are injuries or illnesses affecting the connective…
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Auto Accident 101: What to Do in the First 24 Hours

Auto Accident 101: What to Do in the First 24 Hours Most people will be involved in an auto accident at some point in their life, so it’s a good idea to know what to do in the first 24 hours should one occur. Following are a few tips to ensure that you receive the…
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