Tag Archives: Vertebrae

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Seniors

Getting older is inevitable but chronic pain and creaky joints don’t have to be. While everyone can benefit from regular chiropractic visits, it’s particularly important for senior citizens. Older patients are more prone to experience skeletal, structural problems including degenerative joint disease so many conditions related to the spine and extremities. Pain and stiffness are […]

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 […]

How Chiropractic Care Can Treat Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition that causes high sugar levels to be present in a person’s blood. Left untreated, many complications can arise from the disease, including eye problems, sores and lesions (primarily on the feet), nerve damage, digestive issues, and in rare instances, diabetic coma and death. Currently, diabetes is considered to be the […]