September 15, 2015

How Long Does Spinal Decompression Last?

Spinal decompression is quickly becoming a popular non-surgical option for people who suffer from bulging or herniated discs, or those who suffer from sciatica.  It is becoming a treatment method for many types of spinal and neck issues as well.  The goal of spinal decompression therapy is to remove pressure from the […]
October 6, 2015

Does Back Pain Ever Get Better?

Back pain can make everyday life a challenge.  Individuals who suffer from back pain can find even the simplest of tasks to be difficult and painful.  This type of pain can be horrible and debilitating.  Often times it may seem like there is no end in sight for those who suffer from […]
October 13, 2015

X-rays and Chiropractic Care

There are many different components to chiropractic care, any many doctors believe that x-rays have their rightful place in that line of care. Some doctors, however, disagree that x-rays have any type of a place. Most doctors agree that the level of chiropractic care required is often part of the determining factor […]
October 27, 2015

Is Your Chiropractic Treatment Working?

It can be difficult at times to determine if your chiropractic treatment is helping to alleviate your pain or not. Some days are going to be better than others in terms of how you feel, so how are you supposed to be able to tell? Typically, patients will experience significant relief within […]
January 6, 2016

Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression Therapy

Anyone that has been dealing with severe spine pain should know that there are non-surgical forms of spinal decompression available. This can make getting help for the pain much less frightening, and leave the person in significantly less pain. If you have been suffering from back pain that has made your life […]
January 13, 2016

Tips for Dealing with Knee Pain

Knee pain can not only ruin your day, but it can also change the course of your life. It can stop you from doing the things you love most, and if not treated properly, it can make those changes long-lasting, or even permanent. If you are going through knee-pain that is starting […]
January 19, 2016

Knee Pain – What Is Causing My Chronic Knee Pain?

Knee pain is among one of the most common complaints plaguing Americans. In fact, it is responsible for approximately a third of the issues that patients see doctors for with regards to joint or bone discomfort. For athletes in particular, knee pain tends to be a very common complaint – as about […]
January 20, 2016

Tips for Dealing with Neck Pain

Neck pain is more than just frustrating. It can literally change your life. Neck pain can range from mild and barely noticeable, to so severe that you are unable to go about your normal daily routine. Pain in your neck can come from a number of places, from moving the wrong way […]
January 27, 2016

Tips for Dealing with Back Pain

Everyone who has ever experienced back pain knows just how miserable and limiting this type of pain can be. It can stop you from the most basic of movements or functions of daily life, from picking up your children, to walking around or cooking. Back pain can come from many different causes, […]
February 16, 2016

Knee Pain – What You Need to Know About It

Knee pain is a very common problem that involves any of the bony structures that make up the knee joint (i.e. the tibia, femur, and fibula), the ligaments surrounding the knee, the knee cap (patella), and the cartilage (meniscus) of the knee. Knee Pain Basics Knee pain is an issue that knows […]
March 16, 2016

Knee Pain from Arthritis Can Sideline Your Life, But There Are Ways to Lessen the Pain

Anyone that suffers from arthritic knee pain knows how much that pain can sideline everyday activities. It can make things that you used to enjoy, into a chore to even try and accomplish. If you have been suffering from knee pain, you are likely willing to give anything a try to alleviate […]
March 17, 2016

What is Physical Medicine?

Physical Medicine, also known as physiatry, is a form of medicine that focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating disorders related to nerves, muscles, bones and the brain.  These types of disorders tend to produce temporary or permanent physical impairment. Who Practices Physical Medicine? Medical doctors that have completed training in physical medicine […]
March 24, 2016

What Does a Physiatrist Treat?

A physiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in rehabilitation and physical medicine.  These physicians have undergone additional training in the field of physical medicine & rehabilitation, also known as PM&R.  This form of medicine focuses on nerve, muscle and bone injuries and illnesses. What Does a Physiatrist Do? Physiatrists focus on […]
March 31, 2016

Kids and Chiropractic Tests

Every chiropractor you meet will say that kids shouldn’t suffer from backaches, period – that is unless they suffer from back conditions. Those who deal with kids and chiropractic services will agree, which is why most medical specialists often carry out the following tests to determine why a child who is in […]
April 7, 2016

Stretches for Neck Pain

No one enjoys dealing with neck pain. It can prevent a person from doing the things they normally do. Much of the neck pain that people deal with is preventable or at least is something that can be dealt with. Learning how to do neck stretches is one of the best ways […]
April 14, 2016

Knee Pain – Exercises that Offer Relief

Knee pain is a chronic condition that plagues a large part of the population. At some point in nearly everyone’s life, they will experience some form of knee pain. Where knee pain comes from and how to cure it is contingent on many factors. However, regardless of cause, exercise may very well […]
April 14, 2016

Exercises to Help Neck Pain part one

Everyone isn’t necessarily a fan of exercising, but if they have neck pain, it may be worth discovering a few things that can be done that will help lessen or alleviate the pain that is felt. The good thing about the exercises to relieve neck pain is they do not require a […]
April 15, 2016

Dietary Tips

A Good Diet Equals Healthy Living In order to live a healthy lifestyle, there are some essential nutrients which need to be present in your diet. A good chiropractor will also include a diet plan in his treatments to reduce the risk of disease. Here are some dietary tips you can use […]
April 15, 2016

Dangers of Spine Surgery: What Doctors Won’t Tell You

Low back pain has become a very common occurrence nowadays with over 12 million Americans visiting their doctors with complaints of chronic back pain every year; while over a 100 million visit a chiropractor. Problems with the spinal column can cause devastating effects on a person’s life. It deprives them of their […]
April 15, 2016

Back Problems in Teens

Will a chiropractor ever treat an adolescent during his professional career? Junior took a baseball right in the back. Julie fell off the human pyramid during cheerleading practice and landed on her back. Needless to say, parents of athletic adolescents are usually first in line at the chiropractic office. Can Teens Suffer […]
April 21, 2016

Exercises to Help Neck Pain part two

Turning to neck exercises can help relieve neck pain in time, but when a person is working out the muscles in their neck they may also be causing additional pain. Many people give up on the idea of working to strengthen their neck with exercises because of this. They need to learn […]
April 24, 2016

Acupuncture: What Can It Do For You?

Acupuncture is becoming increasingly popular as people search out alternative healthcare treatments in an overmedicated world.  More and more individuals are finding that stimulating nerves and muscles with the very thin acupuncture needles can increase blood flow to desired areas and help alleviate pain. The origin of acupuncture Acupuncture is part of […]
April 28, 2016

Strength Training Exercises to Help Neck Pain part one

The stronger the neck muscles are, the less neck pain a person is going to feel. Using strength training exercises is the best way to make the muscles stronger. It does require time, effort and commitment, but the rewards are worth the effort. If person is able to alleviate the chronic neck […]
April 30, 2016

Low Back Pain Causes and Treatments

When it comes to low back pain, essentially every aspect of your daily life is affected. Low back pain interferes with work, recreational activities, interacting with your children or spouse, driving and more. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, low back pain is the most common cause of […]
May 5, 2016

Is a Chiropractic Treatment Safe?

Chiropractic treatment is oftentimes sought for injuries and chronic ailments, but because it is a different type of treatment than standard Western medicine provides, many people wonder about its safety. Luckily, treatment given by a chiropractor is known as one of the safest alternative therapies for injuries to the spine and various […]
May 5, 2016

Strength Training Exercises to Help Neck Pain part two

If people want to find a way to relieve neck pain, they need to find ways to make the muscles of their neck stronger. They can look for different ways, but the best way to strengthen muscles is to exercise. Exercising may not be the favorite activity for people to do, but […]
May 8, 2016

Disc Pain Relief

May 12, 2016

Massage Therapy Basics

If you have been told that your body would be benefitted by massage therapy, it is important to know what to expect. Since not all massages work your body in the same ways, it’s best that you know which type of massage to expect before getting started. Here are a few important […]
May 12, 2016

A Non-Traditional Approach to Colds & Allergies

One in five people in America are allergic to ragweed pollen, pet dander or foods, according to Although allergies are often blamed on the allergen itself, such as the pollen, dust or dander inhaled or exposed to, it is actually the immune system that is to blame. In essence, your body […]
May 15, 2016

Introduction to Chiropractic

What is Chiropractic? Being a type of manual therapy, the practitioner utilizes techniques, forces and manipulations that are administered chiefly by hands. The spinal cord is the center of all therapies for a chiropractic doctor. Their belief is that the spine is the central structure as it allows messages from different parts […]