Tag Archives: Stiffness

Office Chairs and Back Pain

If you work in an office setting and spend a lot of time sitting at your desk, over time you may feel increasing pain in your neck and back. Office chairs can perpetuate poor posture because most people tend to slouch when sitting in one. This puts added stress on the supports of the lower […]

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 […]

How to Manage Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Most people take putting on a coat or brushing their hair for granted. But for those with frozen shoulder, even the most basic activities become exercises in excruciating pain. And if not properly treated, the syndrome can become a long-term disabling condition. The symptoms are subtle to start: a little stiffness or soreness in your […]

Children More Prone to Back Pain

There was a time when lower back pain was an adult condition associated with too much sitting at a desk and too little exercise. But as digital technology becomes ever more ubiquitous, an increasing number of children are adopting more sedentary lifestyles with intermittent or non-existent exercise or physical activity. The result—children are now experiencing […]

Chiropractic Treatments Can Ease Depression

Experts estimate that more than 15 million American adults are diagnosed annually with mood disorders, which include major depression, bipolar disorder, and other related conditions. Typically patients are prescribed antidepressants, but for many the cure is as bad as the disease, with the medicines’ side effects negatively impacting quality of life. A study by researchers […]

Using Chiropractic Care to Treat Whiplash Pain

Immediately after getting into a car accident, you may feel just fine. You may not notice any pain, and aside from being a little shaken up, you might not feel any different than you did before the accident. But after a few hours pass and your adrenaline levels out, you may notice you have intense […]