Tag Archives: Pelvis

Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy

  It may be a beautiful and wondrous thing, but pregnancy really does a number on the mother’s body. That should come as no surprise. After all, she’s building and housing another human being for 40 weeks; that’s bound to take a toll. What’s more, the extra weight she carries – both the size of […]

Head Posture & Injury Avoidence

Quick—what part of the body to you think of when you hear the word posture? My guess is most people associate posture with a straight back. Truly good posture needs a perfectly choreographed interaction of the musculoskeletal system: the pelvis directly right over the legs; ribs over the pelvis; and head over the ribs with […]

Fashion Doesn’t Have to Be Painful

Being a slave to fashion can be dangerous to your health. Efforts that are made to stay fashionable by wearing high heels, carrying heavy purses and bags, and squeezing into much too skinny jeans can lead to a variety of damaging affects. Such injuries can occur in the joint, nerve, and soft tissue areas in […]

Pelvic Pain Causes and Treatment Methods

Pelvic pain is becoming a more common complaint, a consequence of modern life that requires so many people to spend their day sitting at a desk or in front of a computer and then going home to sit on their couch all night watching television. It’s not simply the act of sitting that’s wreaking havoc […]

Feet Can be a Pain in the Back

Few people consider the close connection between feet and back pain. Structural issues with those lowest of extremities can create muscle imbalances throughout the entire body and this begins at the foundation. When a human walks, the spine is supported by one leg at a time. The force of your heel striking the ground sends […]

Have a Better Pregnancy Experience with Chiropractic Care

If you are thinking of getting pregnant or are already expecting your bundle of joy, the experience can be even better by making a chiropractor an essential part of your pre, during, and postnatal care. Everyone talks about the hormonally-charged emotions of pregnant women and their growing bellies but other physical aspects of pregnancy sometimes […]

Special Chiropractic Care for Pregnant Women

Many expecting mothers find themselves suffering from chronic neck or back pain that can result from weight gain and altered biomechanics during pregnancy. Pregnancy causes a woman’s center of gravity to shift forward to the front of her pelvis. Although the sacrum-or posterior section of the pelvis-has enough depth to enable a women to carry […]

Sacroiliac Pain

The sacroiliac joint connects the top half of a person’s body to the lower part of the body in the pelvis. The sacrum is the lowest part of the spine and connects to the back of a person’s body in the area of the buttocks. Pain in this area is generally induced by trauma, and […]