Osteoporosis, Chiropractic and The Path to Better Bone Health
Bones need to be strong and healthy in order to do daily activities. They are important in protecting certain parts of the body such as the organs. Body movements are easily made when the bones have enough calcium. Did you know that the bones in the body are living tissues? Body growth also occurs due to the bones in your body. When the body has a healthy bone structure it keeps the body from developing diseases such as osteoporosis. Although genetics play an important role i
Have You Been to A Chiropractor About Your Chronic Back Pain?
A healthy and safe alternative for chronic back pain relief without surgery and medication is chiropractic care. Why? Chiropractors provide Gentle Spinal Manipulative Therapy. Patients who suffer from chronic back pain are looking for a more safe and superior way to alleviate pain. Studies show that back pain is the leading cause of disabilities for individuals. Those with disabilities are usually burdened with medical expenses and are limited in doing certain tasks. Even if
How Everyone Can Benefit from the Chiropractor
Going to the doctor should not be a problem for you if you care about your health. Wellness is essential for a long life. When your health fails it affects everything else in your life. Health issues such as aches and pains might be considered minor. However, they can become major if they are not diagnosed and treated by a chiropractor. Be more conscious of your health by gaining valuable information on how to take care of your body. Your chiropractor is a great source for in
Prevent These Work Injuries with Chiropractic
Workplace injuries happen all the time. Each industry requires mobility for effective work on the job. The most common types of work injuries are sprains, tears and strains. Musculoskeletal disorders, along with soreness and pain are the most frequent types of work injuries. The type of work and the work environment play a key role as to why certain work injuries occur. Many jobs require workers to climb ladders, use hand tools and operate heavy machinery. Even when not doing
Don't Rely on Pain Medication for Back Pain - Try Chiropractic!
The most common injury symptom is lower back pain. It is also one of the many reasons why people miss work. Did you know that back pain is also one of the leading disabilities around the world? Most people take over the counter medication to relieve the back pain. Over the counter medication can work for temporary pain relief, but there is another, better way to treat back pain. Side Effects of Pain Medication Side effects are the main reason why pain medication is probably n
Why Chiropractic Care is Great for Chronic Back pain
Experiencing back pain that does not go away can be irritating. In fact, it is called, “Chronic” because it persists for a long time. Back pain is mostly caused by spinal injuries. A muscle strain or ligament sprain can result in chronic back pain as well. Chronic pain can be due to trauma from car accidents or other types of accidents, bad posture and even sleeping in a bad position. The pain can come at any moment and when it comes can seem unbearable. Back pain affects doe
Does Mowing the Lawn Cause Back Pain?
It is spring time and for many it is time to cut the grass. The smell of fresh cut grass is in the air. Lawns can be beautiful this time of year and should be kept. While making it a priority to mow the lawn is important, taking care of your back while you mow the lawn is essential as well. Back pain can be caused by mowing the lawn: The Vibration from the lawn mower causes lower back pain in some people. Pushing the lawn mower forward and leaning over as you mow causes tract
3 Ways to Prevent Herniated Discs During Softball Season
Herniated discs are common injuries during baseball and softball season. Through constant pressure, the disc becomes misshaped and torn. It is sometimes called a slipped disc or a ruptured disc. When a herniated disc occurs, it can irritate the nerves making the body come numb and weak in certain areas. Baseball and softball players can easily get a herniated disc because of the forceful rotation of the spine required for the sport. Between playing the game and training for i
Are You Avoiding Whiplash Treatment?
What is Whiplash? Whiplash happens when the head is suddenly forced forward and backwards rapidly, therefore causing the spine to go through quick movements and extreme stresses. Car accidents are not the only cause for whiplash. Studies show that most people think being rear-ended at a stop light is the only way for whiplash to occur. However, this is not always the case. Whiplash can happen in a lot of ways. Common Ways Whiplash Occurs A person who plays contact sports like
Eliminating Lower Back Pain - 3 Steps
Lower Back Pain Lower back pain is the number one ranked cause of disability, affecting 31 million Americans. Lower back pain causes depression and anxiety and creates financial and emotional burdens. Solving lower back pain is more likely by understanding basic human movement and posture. The body tends to weaken at its midpoint, which happens to be the lower back. In addition, sitting all day causes your postural muscles to become inactive. When you stand up, your stability