At first glance, using lasers in healthcare may seem so technological that it’s disconnected from earlier medicine. Actually, though, light has been used for pain relief and other patient care since ancient Greece and Egypt. Doctors and other healing professionals have long been aware that... Read More
Proper postural maintenance is a simple and critical component of wellness. When you position your body in its ideal posture, your spine will be in correct alignment, without any nerve impingement. By allowing the parts of your body to achieve their natural balance, posture can... Read More
Since whiplash injury is so diverse, it’s not really possible to know the best way to approach treatment for a particular patient without a full chiropractic exam.
That said, several types of treatment tend to be effective for recovery – both for pain reduction and to... Read More
Using your cellphone while driving is risky and can lead to serious accidents. How risky? The statistics on texting and driving will surprise you.
General Cell Phone Statistics
• The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year.
• Nearly... Read More
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, almost 2.5 million people are injured in automobile accidents in the U.S. every year, and for an unfortunate number of them, pain symptoms can actually get worse instead of better over time. June Hu, MA, a statistician... Read More
Are you experiencing back pain or neck pain? Use this quick cheat-sheet to recover your quality-of-life.
Best at-home tips for back pain relief
Here are three general at-home treatment tips that you can use to reduce the discomfort when pain becomes severe:
1. Get some rest, but not too... Read More
Roughly 25 million Americans will head to the fairways this year, and although golf is a low-impact sport, it is associated with a large number of injuries annually. Golfing requires a player to generate significant rotational forces on the spine, and the most commonly injured... Read More
Inflammation is part of the body’s natural healing response. However, this process isn’t always working in your favor. Delayed-onset muscle soreness and the chronic inflammation of pain conditions, such as arthritis, both make it difficult for the body to function properly.
What occurs during inflammation?
Inflammation in... Read More
Whiplash often occurs during auto crashes. Since whiplash affects the spine, chiropractic care is a critical treatment after a bad auto accident.
Whiplash a common result of a collision
If you get into a car accident, you have a 14-20% chance of experiencing whiplash. These injuries can... Read More
What are muscle spams?
Muscle spasms, also called charley horses colloquially, are involuntary and often painful contractions of the muscles that can occur throughout the body. Typically they occur in the skeletal muscles, and the reason is often lack of proper hydration and imbalances of electrolytes.
Most... Read More
Why knee pain occurs
You can injure your knee during a wide range of physical activities. Common ways that people hurt themselves are long-distance running, basketball, football, skiing, and even dance. You may think you are safe from knee pain if you simply like to go... Read More
Many people with knee pain are leaving behind the side-effects of medication for natural treatments. Here are several at-home strategies for relief.
Shifting the focus to natural remedies
DIY knee pain remedy #1: taking it easy
DIY knee pain remedy #2: ginger extract
DIY knee pain remedy #3: herbal... Read More