Tag Archives: lower back

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 […]

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 […]

Teaching Children Good Posture Habits

Correct posture has long been considered more than a body language concern. It can be associated with confidence, a positive demeanor, and health. There’s no wonder why generations of parents have nagged their children about “standing up straight.” Proper posture is a learned behavior that starts when a baby takes its first steps. Both good […]

Pelvic Pain Causes and Treatment Methods

Pelvic pain is becoming a more common complaint, a consequence of modern life that requires so many people to spend their day sitting at a desk or in front of a computer and then going home to sit on their couch all night watching television. It’s not simply the act of sitting that’s wreaking havoc […]

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 […]

Have a Better Pregnancy Experience with Chiropractic Care

If you are thinking of getting pregnant or are already expecting your bundle of joy, the experience can be even better by making a chiropractor an essential part of your pre, during, and postnatal care. Everyone talks about the hormonally-charged emotions of pregnant women and their growing bellies but other physical aspects of pregnancy sometimes […]

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 […]