Tag Archives: Stretching

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 […]

What is Causing My Back Pain?

At some point in their lives, most adults will experience back pain. In fact, back pain is considered one of the most common conditions in the United States, with eight out of ten Americans suffering from this complaint. Rather than live on medication or in chronic discomfort, seeking treatment from a chiropractic specialist can either […]

Back Pain Treatment Options

The bad news is back pain afflicts as much as 80 percent of American adults. The good news is that the vast majority of cases can be treated without surgery and patients recover with full functionality. While there are many home remedies, the following treatment options have proven effective. Just remember, every individual is unique […]

Exercise Underused as Back Pain Treatment

Researchers at the University of North Carolina found that medical and chiropractic practitioners both underutilize exercise in treatment plans for chronic low back and neck pain. The study surveyed nearly 700 participants with chronic back or neck pain who had visited a doctor, chiropractor, or physical therapist at some point during the previous 12 months. […]

Types of Chiropractic Therapy

Chiropractors use a number of different therapies to treat their patients. When choosing a treatment plan for a patient, chiropractors will take a number of different factors into consideration to be sure their approach is best suited to the patient’s afflictions, health history, and needs. In addition to spinal adjustment therapy, which chiropractors are generally […]

Physical Therapy for Back Injury

If you have recently been involved in an accident that caused injury to your back, it is likely that your chiropractor will recommend physical therapy as a course of treatment. Physical therapy not only helps injuries heal, it also helps strengthen the body in order to prevent injuries in the future. Physical therapy is a […]

Lower Back Pain Treatment Phoenix-Metro

Lower back pain is an equal opportunity offender, striking men and women alike, regardless of race or ethnic origin. If lower back pain was a disease it would certainly be considered an epidemic. There is no sure cure, but there are treatments available that can alleviate your pain and put a bounce back in your […]

Causes of Neck Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms are a form of involuntary muscle contraction that can cause discomfort and pain. Muscle spasms are usually categorized as sharp, sudden neck pains, and commonly affect the muscles of the neck. They can be caused by a number of different things, so if you experience them frequently, it is best to consult your […]