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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 […]

Spinal Decompression Therapy

Chiropractors employ a variety of techniques to alleviate pain and discomfort. One of the more common treatments for back pain management is spinal decompression therapy, a non-invasive, drug-free alternative to back surgery and potentially addictive medications. Decompression therapy has proven effective for low back pain associated with a herniated or slipped disc, spinal stenosis, degenerative […]

Whiplash Shows Similarities to Tendonosis

Whiplash is one of the most common personal injuries, typically sustained in car accidents. While most instances heal with prompt chiropractic treatment, some cases can become chronic, greatly impacting the daily life of those afflicted. Researchers have found that whiplash injuries appear to share some characteristics with Achilles tendonosis. The discovery could help develop potential […]

Personal Injuries and the Damage Not Seen

It’s a telling statistic: although chiropractic care still represents less than five percent of the entire United States healthcare pie, chiropractors by far treat more personal injuries than any other medical specialty. They treat 33 percent of all car accident victims, who are likely to suffer musculoskeletal injuries such as whiplash or cervical, thoracic, and […]

Knee Pain Alleviation with Chiropractic Care

While any joint pain can be uncomfortable, knee pain can make it difficult to do even the simplest every day activity: walking up or down the stairs, bending down to pick up the dog’s food bowl, getting into a car, or even just getting out of bed in the morning become challenging. We tend not […]

Athletic Benefits from Chiropractic Treatments

For all those weekend warriors looking to improve their golf or tennis games or shave some seconds off their run times, chiropractors suggest getting regular treatments. Repetitive motion and stress-related injuries usually respond well to spinal adjustments, massage therapy, and rehabilitative exercises. Chiropractic treatments help the body heal itself naturally and completely without surgery or […]

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 […]

5 Reasons People Visit Chiropractors

Gathering the courage to see a chiropractor for the first time can be nerve-racking, and you might be questioning whether or not it’s really time to consult a doctor for your problems. You’re far from alone in your decision to seek help, as well as in your concerns about seeking treatment. By familiarizing yourself with […]