Tag Archives: Spinal Manipulation

The Importance of Chiropractic Care after an Auto Accident

  According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of injury in America, sending more than 2.5 million people to the emergency room in 2012. In addition to the pain and suffering they cause, these injuries carry an enormous financial cost: $1.8 billion in lifetime medical costs, […]

Chiropractic Treatment for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

The sacroiliac joint rests between your hips and your spine. Even though it’s a common cause of low back pain, there is no clear cause of painful sacroiliac joint (commonly known as SI joint dysfunction). Luckily, this condition is not dangerous and typically can be managed without surgery. Though the condition is painful, there are […]

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Runners

As a runner, you know that you are prone to injuries more than the regular person. Whether it’s too much running or cross training, or using the wrong posture in doing so, these strenuous activities put undue stress on muscles and joints, and if left untended, can definitely lead to injuries. Another problem that runners […]

The Epidemic of Back Pain

Expansive New Study Found Back Pain a Global Epidemic Back Pain Affects 10% of People Worldwide A new, extensive, multi-national study concluded that lower back pain associated with workplace factors accounts for a third of all work-related disability worldwide. Back pain was most common in Western Europe, followed in descending order by North Africa and […]

Knee Pain Alleviation with Chiropractic Care

While any joint pain can be uncomfortable, knee pain can make it difficult to do even the simplest every day activity: walking up or down the stairs, bending down to pick up the dog’s food bowl, getting into a car, or even just getting out of bed in the morning become challenging. We tend not […]

Chiropractic Treatments Can Help Migraines

According to the American Migraine Foundation (AMF), 12 percent of Americans suffer from migraines. The impact of migraines on the American economy in terms of medical costs, lost work days, and decreased productivity is estimated to be $20 billion annually. Migraines aren’t simply bad headaches. They can be accompanied by visual disturbances, sensitivity to light […]

Researchers Suggest Link between Back Pain and Infection

A new study found that taking antibiotics relieved chronic lower back pain symptoms in four out of ten patients. The results add credence to findings by Danish researchers who report they have found a link between many cases of back pain and infection from bacteria. Some experts have expressed skepticism over how many people are […]

5 Reasons People Visit Chiropractors

Gathering the courage to see a chiropractor for the first time can be nerve-racking, and you might be questioning whether or not it’s really time to consult a doctor for your problems. You’re far from alone in your decision to seek help, as well as in your concerns about seeking treatment. By familiarizing yourself with […]