Chiropractor Resources, Chiropractic Techniques, Chiropractic Advice https://www.echiropractor.org The Ultimate Chiropractic Resources Thu, 01 Aug 2019 12:46:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 How to Give a Massage to Your Partner https://www.echiropractor.org/how-to-give-a-massage/ https://www.echiropractor.org/how-to-give-a-massage/#respond Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:00:26 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120346 How to Give a Massage to Your Partner

How to Give a Massage

There are many aspects on how to give a massage.  Moreover, there is the question of how to give a good massage.  Usually, patients seek massage from a professional.  However, patients can perform massage at home.  Of course, a number of factors make up a good massage depending on the person being massaged.  First, it is important to create a soothing atmosphere to encourage relaxation.  For example, one can turn the lights off, play music, light candles, and even burn incense. 

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What Is Osteoarthrosis and How Can You Manage It https://www.echiropractor.org/what-is-osteoarthrosis/ https://www.echiropractor.org/what-is-osteoarthrosis/#respond Thu, 08 Aug 2019 09:21:47 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120320 What Is Osteoarthrosis and How Can You Manage It

Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Unfortunately, the most common type of arthritis is osteoarthrosis (osteoarthritis).  In fact, the disorder affects millions of people all over the world.  Of course, the disorder causes multiple symptoms.  First, the affected joints can experience pain during or after movement.  Second, the affected joints may be stiff after an extended inactivity period.  Third, the joint could be tender.  Fourth, it is common for the joint to lose range of motion.  Fifth, patients may experience a grating sensation near the joint. 

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You Might Benefit From a Back Brace https://www.echiropractor.org/back-brace/ https://www.echiropractor.org/back-brace/#respond Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:26:10 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120422 You Might Benefit From a Back Brace

Functions of a Back Brace

Patients can use a back brace to treat a variety of conditions.  For example, a back brace can relieve strain and injury.  First, the patient’s healthcare provider will recommend a type of back brace based on the patient’s condition.  Then, patients should follow any time limits or restrictions associated with wearing the back brace.  A back brace can help with post-operative healing, isthmic spondylolisthesis, spondylolysis, osteoarthritis, vertebral compression fractures, degenerative disc disease, and spinal stenosis. 

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Chiropractic for Kids Yields Many Benefits https://www.echiropractor.org/chiropractic-for-kids/ https://www.echiropractor.org/chiropractic-for-kids/#respond Thu, 01 Aug 2019 17:00:50 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120236 Chiropractic for Kids Yields Many Benefits

What is Chiropractic for Kids?

Chiropractic for kids can be a controversial topic.  Generally, adults receive chiropractic care.  Often, patients range from athletes to office workers.  However, according to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, almost twenty percent of chiropractic patients are under the age of eighteen.  Furthermore, about eight percent of patients are only as old as five years.  Children, especially younger kids, are always growing.  Resultingly, it is important to manage a child’s physical condition. 

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Coping with Lymphedema https://www.echiropractor.org/coping-with-lymphedema/ https://www.echiropractor.org/coping-with-lymphedema/#respond Wed, 31 Jul 2019 09:13:44 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120413 Coping with Lymphedema

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema swelling is a long-term problem that requires daily support.  This condition concerns the situation where unnatural swelling of the arms and legs occurs due to a lymphatic system blockage.  When the lymph fluid is unable to drain well, the fluid able to continue to build up, which causes the swelling in the limbs. The most common cause of (secondary) lymphedema is cancer treatment, where damage to, or removal of, lymph nodes may occur. 

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Cubital Tunnel Syndrome https://www.echiropractor.org/cubital-tunnel-syndrome/ https://www.echiropractor.org/cubital-tunnel-syndrome/#respond Sun, 28 Jul 2019 16:56:05 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120405 Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

What is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

Cubital tunnel syndrome causes pain and numbness in the patient in a similar manner to other syndromes that put pressure on the nerves. Chiropractic and massage care can be helpful treatment options that are available for this condition. 

While carpal tunnel syndrome is a more well-known condition, both the radial tunnel and cubital tunnel syndromes share some similarities with the former.  The onset of carpal tunnel syndrome in the patient happens when there is unnatural pressure put on the median nerve of the wrist. 

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Dangerous New Illegal Drugs https://www.echiropractor.org/dangerous-new-illegal-drugs/ https://www.echiropractor.org/dangerous-new-illegal-drugs/#respond Sat, 27 Jul 2019 16:25:35 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120401 Dangerous New Illegal Drugs

New Illegal Drugs
OxyContin

Illegal drugs have been circulating around in society for many years.  There are new, readily available, highly addictive, and deadly, not to mention illegal drugs on the market now.  OxyContin (oxycodone hydrochloride) is, officially, a prescribed pain reliever.  However, it has been abused by people who have used it for non-medical reasons.  Oxycodone is an opiate, and it is addictive.  It is considered to be a Schedule II controlled substance, under DEA regulation. 

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Coping with Spina Bifida https://www.echiropractor.org/coping-with-spina-bifida/ https://www.echiropractor.org/coping-with-spina-bifida/#respond Fri, 26 Jul 2019 17:01:49 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120397 Coping with Spina Bifida

What is Spina Bifida?

A congenital disorder, spinal bifida requires that the patient receive their treatment from a variety of sources.  Spina bifida is a neural tube defect which affects patients throughout their entire lives.  The neural tube, during development, is a structure in the embryo that eventually develops into the brain and spinal cord, as well as their enclosing tissues.  The neural tube is supposed to close within 28 days of conception.  If it does not close properly within the standard frame of time, spinal cord and backbone defects will occur.1  The term “spina bifida” means, literally, “open spine”.

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Coping with Flat Feet https://www.echiropractor.org/coping-with-flat-feet/ https://www.echiropractor.org/coping-with-flat-feet/#respond Thu, 25 Jul 2019 16:36:58 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120393 Coping with Flat Feet

What are Flat Feet?

People may experience musculoskeletal issues as a result of how their feet are shaped, whether their issues come genetically or through some repetitive stress throughout their lives.  Chiropractic care can be of great assistance to those who are bothered by flat feet.  Flat feet, or “fallen arches”, occur when the foot arch collapses.  This means that the foot’s sole has come completely in contact with the ground.  In up to 1/3 of people, the arch never even develops to reach a proper height. 

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This is How to Get the Most Out of Your Essential Oils https://www.echiropractor.org/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-essential-oils/ https://www.echiropractor.org/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-essential-oils/#respond Wed, 24 Jul 2019 16:40:39 +0000 https://www.echiropractor.org/?p=120388 This is How to Get the Most Out of Your Essential Oils

What Are Essential Oils, Anyway?

Essence extracted from plants makes essential oils.  The essence of the plant is its scent, flavor, and other properties.  Each oil has a distinctive aroma as a result of the aromatic compounds from the plant’s distillation. 

There are a few methods of extraction when making essential oils.  A distillation process creates essential oils, and this process uses steam or water.  Cold pressing is a mechanical version of this process. 

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