Tag Archives: Spine

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 […]

Chiropractic Care for Weight Loss

With obesity among all age groups reaching record highs across the country, many physicians are stressing the importance of proper nutrition and exercise to combat this epidemic. While cutting back on calories and adding extra activity to your daily routine are excellent ways to adopt a healthier lifestyle, you may find yourself feeling frustrated when […]

Spinal Manipulation for Improving Immune System Function

While chiropractic care is commonly thought of only as care for the spine, many studies have found that this form of alternative medicine can be highly effective for treating many different conditions not related to the musculoskeletal system. Since the early 90s, scientists have been looking into the connections between spinal manipulation and other essential […]

Dangers of Disc Injuries

At one point or another in their lives, a vast majority of Americans will experience lower back pain. For some, it’s a brief experience; for others it can be more chronic. Some people accept the ever-present ache as part of life, caused either by their jobs, their weekend warrior sports activities, or advancing age. But […]

Reducing the Need for Lumbar Surgery

Newly conducted research published in the medical journal Spine reports a significant association between chiropractic care and preventing the need for lumbar spine surgery. The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) responded to the findings by emphasizing its support for the industry’s conservative approach to healthcare. (The American Chiropractic Association represents doctors of chiropractic and supports research […]

Chiropractic Care and How it Can Help Autism

Autism is a developmental and sensory disorder that effects a person’s ability to effectively communicate. Often described as a “spectrum disorder,” autism comes in many forms, and no two people with autism are the same. Some people with autism lead entirely independent lives, while others require care and assistance from their loved ones. Symptoms of […]

Using Chiropractic Care to Treat Whiplash Pain

Immediately after getting into a car accident, you may feel just fine. You may not notice any pain, and aside from being a little shaken up, you might not feel any different than you did before the accident. But after a few hours pass and your adrenaline levels out, you may notice you have intense […]

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 […]