Tag Archives: Joints

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. […]

Spinal Stenosis & Spinal Cord Injuries

Research indicates as many as 80 percent of Americans will experience some form of back pain in their lifetime. Fortunately most people recover from lower back pain without the need for surgery through the help of a chiropractic adjustment or two and minor lifestyle changes. While muscle strain and stress may be the most common […]

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 […]

Is Your Diet to Blame for Your Back Pain?

When you’re living with daily aches and pains in your back, it’s easy to blame your problems on a strained muscle or a bad disc. While these could certainly be the catalyst for your woes, there’s a chance that your back pain could be attributed to something far less obvious – yet much more complex. […]

Chiropractic Care for Weight Loss

With obesity among all age groups reaching record highs across the country, many physicians are stressing the importance of proper nutrition and exercise to combat this epidemic. While cutting back on calories and adding extra activity to your daily routine are excellent ways to adopt a healthier lifestyle, you may find yourself feeling frustrated when […]

How to Treat Fibromyalgia with Chiropractic Care

Very few conditions are as unexplained a fibromyalgia, a syndrome categorized by long-term pain with no apparent cause that radiates throughout the body. The pain is usually concentrated in the joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues, and the condition may also cause excessive fatigue, depression, anxiety and and headaches. Currently, there is no known […]

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 […]

Why The Right Shoes is Important to Joint Health

What you wear on your feet can have a dramatic impact on the health of your feet and knees. Recent studies have confirmed what most people have long suspected: while they might be fashionable, wearing high heels can have significant medical consequences. Research conducted in Boston concluded that heels made women more susceptible to arthritis […]