Despite the apparent impact it has on women, many cases of low back pain of pregnancy go unreported to prenatal providers and/or untreated. Unfortunately, many conventional treatments for back pain (like drugs, surgery or steroid injections) aren’t an option during pregnancy. A study on 17 women with low back pain found that the intensity of … Continue reading Is Seeing a Chiropractor Safe During Pregnancy?
Low back pain Patients who remain active are better off than those who are less active. Researchers evaluated how patients recovered from low back pain in relation to their activity levels. Some patients were advised to “stay active” despite the pain while others were told to adjust their levels of activity based on their pain. Those … Continue reading How to Recover Faster from Low Back Pain: Stay Active!
On average, how many minutes a day do you think you spend looking down at your phone? Whether you’re spending a lot of time texting or conducting any other business on your phone or not, the impact on your neck after even a few minutes can cause you a tremendous amount of issues. Dr. Kenneth … Continue reading The Effects of Texting on Your Neck
Vitamin D offers chronic pain relief Researchers from the University of Adelaide have been studying the treatment of patients with chronic non-specific musculoskeletal pain. Vitamin D supplements are known to help ease the symptoms of people with this type of chronic pain, and there are no known negative side-effects. Vitamin D supplementation is readily available and … Continue reading Vitamin D Offers Chronic Pain Relief
Chiropractic vs Physical Therapy A new report has looked further into the effectiveness of chiropractic by comparing it to physical therapy treatment and studying the long-term benefits of chiropractic. By examining how much continued care patients had, after the initial study period, they could determine the effect each treatment method had on future health care consumption. The authors found: 38% of … Continue reading Chiropractic Beats Physical Therapy for Back Pain
Chiropractic is an essential part of the care that many professional athletes receive. But just because you aren’t going to the Olympics doesn’t mean that you too can’t improve your health and performance with chiropractic care. When it comes to sports injuries, weakness or improper stretching can put you at risk of getting hurt. There are … Continue reading Prevent Sports Injury with Chiropractic
Did you know that by the time you feel any pain in your back or neck, the nerves which come from your brain and spinal cord, can already be significantly compressed and possibly even damaged. Don’t wait for the pain or wait for pain to get worse; get your spine checked today and learn how … Continue reading Do not Ignore Your Pain
We have a new addition to the clinic….it’s our new Flexion-Distraction table. How does this help you? Anyone suffering from acute or chronic low back pain may benefit from treatment using flexion-distraction. An evidence based chiropractic solution for joint/disc related back pain. It has been shown to be effective for: facet syndrome (inflammation or degeneration … Continue reading Flexion-Distraction Effective for Low Back Pain
Many pregnant women do not seek medical attention for their back pain because they believe it’s just a “normal” part of pregnancy. It’s important to know that dealing with gruelling pain that prevents you from accomplishing day-to-day tasks is anything but normal, even when you’re pregnant. One common barrier to women seeking care for their … Continue reading Chiropractic Cuts Back Pain for 85% of Pregnant Women
Chiropractic Effective for Migraines In the study, chiropractic care reduced patients’ migraine pain by 68%. The treatment included gentle massage, stretching, and chiropractic adjustments of the upper back and neck. The treatment provided immediate relief: one hour after receiving an adjustment the average patient had their pain scores drop from a 5 to 0.5. ( … Continue reading Chiropractic Effective for Migraines