Tag Archives: Muscles

Predicting Chronic Back Pain

As if back pain wasn’t depressing enough, a new study published in the August 2013 issue of The Journal of Pain warns that people suffering from severe, short-term low back pain are at increased risk for long-term pain and disability. The data comes from research conducted at Arthritis Research U.K. Primary Care Center who sent […]

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 […]

Exercises to Avoid for Your Back

As more and more doctors continue to join the campaign against the growing obesity epidemic, people are finding themselves faced with constant reminders of the importance of proper nutrition and exercise. With so many people telling you to exercise, it’s hard to imagine that it could ever be a bad thing, after all, it gets […]

Chiropractic Care After Back Surgery

While chiropractic medicine can often prevent the need for surgical intervention, surgery is sometimes the only option for more advanced conditions and traumatic injuries. While surgery can help repair severe problems in the back, it can also bring on a host of further complications once the incisions have healed. People commonly develop improper spinal alignment, […]

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 […]

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 and its Benefits for those Suffering with Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that originates in the protective lining that covers most of the internal organs within the human body. Typically, mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos, a mineral that was commonly used in insulation in homes and other structures. Mesothelioma can cause extreme pain in those who suffer from […]