Natural Treatment Options for Bursitis and Tendonitis

30 Apr 2018
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Natural Treatment Options for Bursitis and Tendonitis

The key to living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible is getting up and doing the things you love with the people you love. Whether that is hiking, swimming, playing a few rounds of golf, or talking a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood, taking as much time as you can to do things that give you the most joy is a big key to one’s well-being. Unfortunately with all physical activities, you can have too much of a good thing, and your body has a few really painful ways of letting you know. Luckily for us, there are many all-natural options to treat the symptoms of these issues. Some.

The Link Between Better Sleep and Chiropractic Care

25 Jan 2018
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The Link Between Better Sleep and Chiropractic Care

Few chronic health problems are as frustrating as insomnia, which means that a person has trouble falling asleep or staying asleep for several consecutive hours. Because of insomnia, Americans suffer from all-day fatigue, poor concentration, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression, lost productivity, and several other serious effects. It’s a common complaint that can stem from a variety of causes such as stress, medication side effects, and consuming too much caffeine. However, it’s not always easy to resolve even when a person knows the cause. Typical Treatment for Insomnia According to the National Sleep Foundation, prescription and over-the-counter sleep aid medication is the most common way to treat insomnia. While.

How Effective is Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries?

30 Sep 2017
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How Effective is Chiropractic Care for Sports Injuries?

Chiropractic healing has gained recognition in recent years throughout the medical community as being a valid and effective treatment method to relieve many types of pain. Many medical and university studies have produced results showing that spinal manipulation results in almost immediate relief from many types of pain. If you are an athlete that needs help in treating and preventing sports injuries, a chiropractic specialist may be able to help. Chiropractic is a form of medical treatment that recognizes the nervous system plays a vital role in a person’s health and well-being. The nervous system regulates many essential bodily functions, including breathing, digestion, blood circulation, and motor function skills. Nerves.

Living with Spinal Stenosis – Treatments to Alleviate Discomfort

24 Aug 2017
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Living with Spinal Stenosis – Treatments to Alleviate Discomfort

One of the most common age-related back problems is called spinal stenosis. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons estimates that 8 to 11 percent of Americans will be affected by this condition, most over the age of 50. While there is no cure for spinal stenosis, there are some things that you can do to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with the disorder. What is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis is characterized by the narrowing or compression of the spinal cord, either in the neck (cervical spine) or the lower back (lumbar spine). When this happens, the nerve roots are irritated, causing pain.  Most people suffer from spinal stenosis in.

How Chiropractic Care Can Alleviate Foot Pain

18 Jul 2017
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How Chiropractic Care Can Alleviate Foot Pain

Foot pain is such a common problem that 75 percent of all Americans will experience it at some point. With 26 bones in each foot, it’s easy to understand why. Each foot also contains nerves that send messages to the brain telling it the precise location of the body. This process, called proprioception, is necessary for the brain to coordinate the feet and other parts to make the desired motion. Additionally, the feet bare the impact of a person’s entire body weight striking pavement or flooring thousands of times every day. This can easily result in damage to the bones, nerves, muscles, tendons, and ligaments that can cause significant pain..

How to Treat Muscle Knots

22 Mar 2017
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How to Treat Muscle Knots

Anyone who has ever had sore muscles may have described it to others as a muscle knot. Of course, this expression is a figure of speech since muscles don’t really tie themselves in knots. To understand how this type of pain happens, a person first needs to know how muscle tissue functions. Every muscle has fibers that run in multiple directions in the body. They are layered one on top of the other. Muscle fibers allow people to do things like bend, dance, and twist. Injury, dehydration, and hours of physical inactivity can cause muscle fibers to lose flexibility and mobility. They stick to each other and feel hard and.

What Causes Neck, Shoulder, and Arm Pain?

13 Feb 2017
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What Causes Neck, Shoulder, and Arm Pain?

Neck, shoulder, and arm pain can be anything from a minor annoyance to completely debilitating. It can also be acute, which means it comes on and leaves suddenly, or chronic, referring to an ongoing condition with little relief. This type of pain doesn’t always have an obvious cause. That is because pain in one area doesn’t necessarily mean that is where the problem originated. Understanding how the brain controls the nerve pathways leading to the neck, shoulders, and arms is essential to identify the cause of the pain and find a solution to treat it. How the Brain Communicates with the Nervous System Billions of nerves connect the neck, shoulders,.

Whiplash After an Auto Accident: Why See a Chiropractor?

03 Jan 2017
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Whiplash After an Auto Accident: Why See a Chiropractor?

A common auto accident injury, whiplash is activated at least 24 hours after the auto accident and can cause considerable pain if it is not treated properly. Learn how to tell if pain after an auto accident could be whiplash, and how to get it treated effectively. What are Common Whiplash Symptoms? Whiplash is a type of neck strain that has many symptoms. Core symptoms that suggest your neck pain could be whiplash include migraines, headaches, vision problems, fatigue, reduced mobility, neck stiffness, and pain. If you experience any of these symptoms, it’s best to get checked out right away. Whiplash will not go away on its own. In fact, the.

Chiropractic Treatment for Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel, & Rotator Cuff Tears

28 Nov 2016
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Chiropractic Treatment for Tennis Elbow, Carpal Tunnel, & Rotator Cuff Tears

Many patients are unaware that chiropractic care can be used to treat a wide rage of ailments beyond stiff necks and achy backs. For far too long, people have assumed a chiropractor’s expertise doesn’t reach beyond neck and spine issues. In reality, chiropractors can provide treatment from head to toe! Today we are going to focus on injuries to the arm, such as tennis elbow, carpal tunnel, and rotator cuff tears, and how regular chiropractic treatments can be a tremendous help in the long run. Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury so common, that you don’t even need to be a tennis player to get it. With.

Treating Sciatica with Chiropractic Care

24 Oct 2016
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Treating Sciatica with Chiropractic Care

Back pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical treatment.  According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, 8 out of 10 people suffer from some type of back pain, which can range from acute to chronic. While back pain can occur in various areas of the back, the most common is in the low back.  If you have low back pain, particularly pain that radiates to other areas of your body, you may be suffering from sciatica.  Sciatica is characterized by some unique symptoms and fortunately, there are some effective chiropractic treatments available for this often debilitating pain. What is Sciatica?.