Exercises to Avoid if You Have a Herniated Disc

By |May 15th, 2018|Blog, Chiropractic|

Generally, “more exercise” is a fine answer for any questions about recommended ways to boost your physical health, and sometimes even your mental health. Exercise gets your blood pumping, loosens up stiff limbs and joints, puts your muscles and other parts in motion, and creates happy endorphins – those natural painkillers everyone loves. But there [...]

What Is the Difference Between a Pinched Nerve and a Bulging Disc?

By |May 8th, 2018|Blog, Chiropractic|

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, you may have also learned that it’s not always simple to figure out where it starts. Some referred nerve pain may spread through your body even if it isn’t where the pain actually originated. Some pain is also hard to describe, other than “Ouch! Please help!” But specific words [...]

Stretches for Sciatica Pain Relief

By |April 17th, 2018|Blog, Chiropractic|

If you’re feeling sciatica pain, get ready to stretch. These motions allow the hips and lower back to extend, which can often provide temporary relief to nerve pain. This can be a welcome change from the constant discomfort and inflammation that seems to build up the longer you sit and don’t move. The optimal type of stretching [...]

A New Normal For Nerves: Managing Neuropathy Pain

By |April 10th, 2018|Blog, Chiropractic|

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a debilitating condition that causes the motor, sensory and autonomic nerves in the body to become diseased or damaged and to respond to the brain incorrectly. This results in weakness, numbness, burning, tingling, pain, and even loss of function. It can be a disabling condition which often causes problems with balance, [...]

Do I Need an MRI for Effective Back Pain Treatment?

By |March 15th, 2018|Blog|

Since their development in the early 1980’s, MRI scans have revolutionized diagnosis and treatment of back pain. Unlike X-Rays, which typically show the condition of the bones in the spine, MRIs also provide images of the supportive soft tissues surrounding them, like muscles, ligaments, tendons and discs. Since physicians typically have a good idea of [...]

How a Change in Diet Can Reduce Inflammation

By |March 8th, 2018|Info Articles|

Making healthy changes to your diet can be extremely beneficial even if you’re not experiencing any health issues. It’s no secret that the typical American diet is rife with foods that typically cause a significant amount of inflammation. Simple changes to your diet can reap amazing benefits. Types of Inflammation Inflammation can either be acute [...]

Is it a Bulge or a Slip? Decompression For your Discs is the Answer

By |February 22nd, 2018|Chiropractic|

According to the American Chiropractic Association, more than 31 million people experience lower back pain at any one time, and in most instances, the cause is mechanical. This means that there is not typically a disease or illness causing the problem, but movement or physical injury. When visiting a physician, patients typically hear terms like [...]

A User’s Guide to the Neck: When Pain isn’t Just Pain

By |February 15th, 2018|Blog|

Experiencing neck pain can come from something as innocuous as sleeping in an awkward position or turning your head too quickly at the wrong angle. While simple causes like this can still leave you reaching for pain medications or massaging your neck for a day or two, relief usually comes quickly. A 2006 study by [...]

3 Relaxation Strategies to Help With Migraines

By |May 25th, 2017|Blog|

Do you ever notice that you to tend to have a migraine attack when you're under a great amount of stress? Incredibly, there is data spanning four decades that connects migraine with stress. For example, a 2007 study published in Cephalalgia studied 1750 migraine patients, finding that 3 in 4 (76%) had "triggers,” and that [...]