Tag Archives: Shoulder Pain

Do I Have Whiplash or Whiplash Associated Disorder?

Neck pain is the most common symptom of whiplash, but it’s not the only indicator. If you have been in an accident or had your body jolted in a sporting incident, other signs of the condition can include pain in one or both arms, swelling in the neck area, numbness in the arms, pain between […]

Parenting Can be a Pain – Literally!

New research commissioned by the British Chiropractic Association suggests that back and neck pain prevents a significant percentage of parents from picking up or carrying their children while other report problems carrying car seats and difficulty playing with their children because of pain. In order to maintain a healthy back while parenting young children, the […]

How to Protect Your Back While Sleeping

While sleeping may seem like one of the unlikeliest times for a back injury to occur, you may be surprised to find out just how many back problems can emerge as the result of sleeping in an awkward position. This is because your spine can be curved unnaturally while sleeping, causing stress and strain on […]

Head Posture & Injury Avoidence

Quick—what part of the body to you think of when you hear the word posture? My guess is most people associate posture with a straight back. Truly good posture needs a perfectly choreographed interaction of the musculoskeletal system: the pelvis directly right over the legs; ribs over the pelvis; and head over the ribs with […]

How to Manage Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Most people take putting on a coat or brushing their hair for granted. But for those with frozen shoulder, even the most basic activities become exercises in excruciating pain. And if not properly treated, the syndrome can become a long-term disabling condition. The symptoms are subtle to start: a little stiffness or soreness in your […]

Do You Know Your Right Bra Size?

Bras are more than fashionable undergarments. Improperly fitted or worn bras can cause a host of aches and pains. Historians say the first bra-like garments date back to the ancient Egyptians. Over the millennia, bras have evolved but experts say the majority of women do not known the proper way to wear one. And very […]

Don’t be Burdened with Shoulder Pain

In recent years chiropractic care has become almost synonymous with spinal adjustment and lower back pain treatment. But chiropractic practitioners can also help with both acute and chronic shoulder discomfort. Shoulder pain typically starts with a defined occurrence, such as a sports injury, getting banged up in a minor car accident, or in a fall. […]

Whiplash Not Always Apparent

While ambulance chasing attorneys on late night TV may urge motorists involved in a minor accident to retain an attorney, the reality is most people involved in fender benders just want their insurance companies to take care of it and tend not to seek treatment if there is no apparent injury. But chiropractors are trying […]