Causes and Treatments of Muscle Spasm

Muscle Spasm

Muscle spasms can be extremely painful and can negatively affect a patient’s lifestyle.  There are many causes of spasms, and traditional medical treatments include prescriptions, which can have side-effects and potential addiction issues.  Chiropractic care can be a very beneficial alternative to those who wish to address the root cause of the spasms and help resolve and prevent future … [Read more...]

Hip Pain Causes and Treatments

hip pain

Hip Pain involves any pain in or around the hip joint.  Sometimes, hip pain isn’t felt directly over the hip joint but may radiate to the groin region or middle of the thigh.  Sudden hip pain may be caused from a traumatic hip fracture.  This is a common problem among the elderly as they age due to unsteadiness and loss of balance.  In addition, individuals suffering from Osteoporosis may also be … [Read more...]

Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints, also called medial tibial stress syndrome, is a very common condition in athletes. It is often used as an umbrella term to describe any pain felt in the front of the leg. The actual condition of shin splints occurs when there is inflammation to the sheath that surrounds the leg bone called the tibia. This sheath (periostium) can become inflamed from forces caused by the muscles of … [Read more...]