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Carpal Tunnel Treatments via Chiropractic Care

Research suggests that approximately three percent of women and two percent of men will suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome during their adult lifetimes, which represents about nine million people. The syndrome is most prevalent in women older than 55. Symptoms of the condition include numbness, muscle weakness, pain, achy discomfort, and decreased ranges of motion […]

The Importance of Proper Workplace Ergonomics

Ergonomics in the workplace are extremely important. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA) encourages employers to pay attention to ergonomics in the workplace to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries to employees. It is so important that your chiropractor may even prescribe a change in your workplace furniture and equipment in order to relieve […]

The Use of Electrical Modalities in Chiropractic Care

Chronic back pain among Americans is common, along with other musculoskeletal conditions like arthritis and osteoporosis. As we grow older and utilize our bodies—through work, sports, and activities of daily living—our bodies become more susceptible to injuries through repetitive use, strain, and the effects of aging on our joints, bones, muscles and tissue. A lot […]

Common Extremity Joint Conditions

A human body’s flexibility and mobility is dependent upon maintaining healthy joints. One of the consequences of over-activity, excess weight, or the general wear and tear of age is stiff or achy joints, which can make even simple activities like walking, bending over, or reaching for a cup on a shelf uncomfortable or painful. The […]

Using Chiropractic Care and Trigger Point Therapy for Muscle Pain

Trigger points are painful knots that develop in certain parts of the body, such as the neck, shoulders, arms, back, and legs. Approximately 86 million Americans are suffering from chronic pain in these areas, and in majority of the cases, trigger points are the major contributing factor to their discomfort. Trigger points form when the […]