Tag Archives: Spine

Breaking Bad Back Health Habits

Some of the most common injuries that chiropractors deal with on a regular basis are injuries that result from chronic neglect and bad habits. While things like craning your neck to read text messages on your smartphone or slouching in your chair at the office may seem harmless, these actions, when repeated on a daily […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carpal Tunnel Treatments via Chiropractic Care

Research suggests that approximately three percent of women and two percent of men will suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome during their adult lifetimes, which represents about nine million people. The syndrome is most prevalent in women older than 55. Symptoms of the condition include numbness, muscle weakness, pain, achy discomfort, and decreased ranges of motion […]

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 […]

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 […]