Using Chiropractic Care to Combat Your Commute

Driving

Many people commute to go to work.  Whether commuters are in a car, or using a bus, train, or other public transportation, the long-term sitting can lead to health problems.  Some of these include back pain, stress, increases in blood pressure, and more ergonomic issues.  How one sits really matters and chiropractic care can be an important part of maintaining health while commuting. When … [Read more...]

Keeping Aligned at Home

sleeping positions

Receiving chiropractic adjustments can bring plenty of relief to clients.  However, furniture in their bedroom may be reducing the benefits of their therapy.  The right mattress, with the necessary support and comfort, as well as the proper pillow, can also make a difference in the long term outcomes of chiropractic alignment. Poor Sleep is a Problem The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) … [Read more...]

Chiropractic and Ergonomics

Ergonomics

Chiropractic care is a beneficial treatment for many people.  However, when people come home after their adjustments, go to their office, or perform other daily activities, they may be undoing the benefits of their treatments.  Choosing the wrong position, chair, or desk can reduce the long-term effects of chiropractic adjustments. The Concept of Ergonomics “Ergonomics is concerned with the … [Read more...]

Treatment for Upper Back Injury

Upper back pain

Causes of Upper Back Pain Upper back pain can occur for a variety of reasons.  One person may sustain a back injury from a car accident or a contact sport, while others may have pain from poor posture.  Many people who sit at a desk for long periods of time will complain of upper back pain because of poor posture.   Back aches often occur if the muscles are overused or lack strength.  People who … [Read more...]

Acupuncture As Upper Back Pain Treatment

acupuncture

  Many people will encounter upper back pain once in their life, but it isn’t necessary to turn to pain medication or surgery.  Instead, individuals can choose alternative, non-invasive treatment such as chiropractic care or acupuncture.  During a chiropractic visit, the physician will use his/her hands to release pain in nerves caused by misaligned joints and bones.  The most commonly used … [Read more...]

Chiropractic Treatment For Upper Back Pain

Upper Back Pain

Do you hold your daily stress and tension in your shoulders and between your shoulder blades?  This is unfortunately true for most Americans!  Our country overall undergoes more stress due to our fast-paced lifestyles, our busy overworked schedules, and our money problems due to over-spending.  This can make our shoulders and shoulder blades feel like giant boulders.  Massage therapy and … [Read more...]

Back Ache Relief

Back Pain

How many times a year do you suffer from habitual back pain?  You’re not alone.  Nearly every American will experience some sort of back pain within their lifetime.  Some individuals suffer from chronic, debilitating pain that requires prescription intervention and sometimes even surgery.  There are easier solutions available, and sometimes many people don’t take advantage of them.  Some of the … [Read more...]

Back Rehab

Chiropractor Doing Adjustment

Are you suffering from back pain and discomfort?  Do you wish you had increased range of motion in your back and extremities?  Well, the answer is back rehab. Back Rehab Options Back rehab can come in the form of many different areas, including but not limited to chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, acupuncture, weight lifting and tailored exercises, physiotherapy, and massage … [Read more...]

Back Discomfort

Back Discomfort

Most Americans will suffer from some sort of back discomfort or pain in their lifetime.  Back pain is a common complaint for absenteeism from work among adults in the United States.  Many adults take over the counter or prescription pain medications.  This not only puts the patient’s health in jeopardy, but the safety of innocent bystanders when too much medication is taken due to pain.  Many … [Read more...]

Avoid Surgery as Back Pain Treatment

Back Pain

Causes of Back Pain  There can be a number of causes that lead to back pain. Depending on how you injured your back, pain can occur in the upper, middle and lower regions of the back.  Pain can result from a herniation, a disc putting pressure on a nerve, damaged facet joints and overuse of muscles and ligaments.  Lower back pain is often caused by injuries or a strain in the back muscle. Poor … [Read more...]