June 17, 2016

Chiropractic Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a very common complaint of people of all ages, and occurs to most everyone at least once in their life. When the pain does not go away on its own, it is sometimes necessary to obtain additional help. One of the most common treatments that people with this […]
June 10, 2016

Use of Acupuncture for Pain

Acupuncture is a great way to treat pain.  The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine has sponsored a large amount of acupuncture research.  Studies on acupuncture are showing that it can help alleviate many kinds of pain.  Acupuncture has been used to treat pain for thousands of years.  It is one […]
June 3, 2016

What to Expect with your Chiropractor Examination

If you are experiencing lower back problems, neck pain, or any other soft tissue injuries, you might want to consider chiropractic treatment. It is common to feel a little apprehensive about seeing a chiropractor for the first time, but once you know what to expect, it can be less nerve wracking and […]
June 2, 2016

All You Need To Know About Allergy Testing

Allergy testing allows you and your doctor to work together to develop an allergy treatment plan based upon which specific allergies you possess.  During the allergy testing process your skin is exposed to several allergens and you are observed for any signs of a reaction. Allergy testing is particularly helpful when you […]
June 1, 2016

Treatments for Knee Pain: How to Avoid Surgery

Constant knee pain takes a toll on your health and your quality of life. Too many patients wind up having knee surgery when pain can often be prevented with a few lifestyle changes. Many options exist when it comes to knee pain relief. You and your doctor can work together to find […]
May 28, 2016

What is a Chiropractor?

If you have suffered a musculoskeletal injury, you might wonder what type of doctor you should see. There are a large number of doctors, each with a different specialty, including an orthopedic doctor, an internist and a chiropractor. If you are looking for a provider with a hands-on approach without the use […]
May 26, 2016

Differences Between Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy

While there are many similarities between massage therapy and physical therapy, they are not the same thing. One is meant to help reduce inflammation and increase mobility while increasing relaxation and circulation, and the other is meant to help restore function when it has been lost due to illness or injury. If […]
May 19, 2016

Quick Tips to Keep Your Back Healthy and Strong

Keeping your back healthy and strong is essential to preventing back pain and injury, along with proper ergonomics. If you have been inactive for a long period, start slow and begin with low-impact exercises regularly. When it comes to your back, rushing into strenuous exercise can be counter-productive and can lead to […]
May 19, 2016

Massage for Back Pain

Back pain can bring your life to a screeching halt. It can make everyday tasks unbearable, and it can make extraordinary tasks completely impossible. One of the best ways to relieve pain coming from any part of your back is through a massage. This can help realign the muscle strands, and allow […]
May 16, 2016

Knee Pain Relief Thanks to Healthy Weight Loss

Knee pain sufferers: may we have your attention, please! Good news for those millions of Americans who suffer on a daily basis from knee pain – experts have concluded that one of the most effective ways to reduce pain and suffering from your knees is to lose excess weight. Which is great […]
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 […]
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 WebMD.com. 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 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 8, 2016

Disc Pain Relief

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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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 […]