You're most likely experienced them before; they can be throbbing, dull, and even debilitating. Some occur on only one side of the head, whereas others are so severe they produce sound and light sensitivity or nausea. There is a commonly held belief that everybody suffers from headaches. While they may be common, they definitely aren't normal.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, asthma affects approximately every 1 in 13 individuals. It is the leading cause for chronic disease in kids, and is a top reason for absences from school. Asthma causes more than 2 million ER visits each year, and the average overnight hospital stay is over three days. With so many suffering from asthma, chances are you or someone you know is suffering too. The questions is: can chiropractic help?
We've all been there before: you're doing the same everyday tasks you always do, and all of a sudden, you are experiencing back pain. You, along with so many others think, "But I didn't even do anything!". What you probably don't realize is that what you did five minutes ago or even five days ago isn't always the cause of your current problem.
Though millions of people visit chiropractors throughout their lifetime, many expecting mothers don't realize just how beneficial chiropractic can be during their pregnancy. Chiropractic care can help moms-to-be better deal with the changes in their bodies, and prepare for the upcoming birth. Here is why we suggest chiropractic care for pregnant mothers.
If you are one of the many millions of people suffering from sciatic pain, you've probably heard chiropractic can provide relief. Unlike medication or surgery, chiropractic helps sciatic symptoms without all the uncomfortable side effects or risky procedures. Though chiropractic care is effective, it requires time. Healing, repair, and relief don't just happen overnight. So what can you do to promote faster relief?
You probably don't think anything of carrying around your heavy backpack, bag, or purse with you throughout the day. But those bags can all cause your muscles to be off balance. Over time, muscle tension accumulates, which can lead to spinal misalignment. Fortunately, we know the signs you need to look for.
Have you ever experience that moment where you're reaching to grab something up high, or bending down to pick something from up off the floor, and all of a sudden your entire back wrenches in pain due to a muscle spasm? You feel like you can't even move and all you were trying to do was get something! How could such a small and simple task result in such terrible pain?
According to Mayo Clinic, over 3 million people are diagnosed with TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) in the United States each year. TMJ is when the joint that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull (the bones just in front of your ear) is compromised, leaving you with limited movement.
If you want to reach optimal health, you've got to have a healthy immune system. But that can be hard to maintain, especially during cold and flu season. So, how do you achieve and maintain a properly functioning immune system? Follow these simple tips to help your body fend off sickness and make way for health.
Have you ever been to a chiropractor? If so, you probably already know that chiropractic care is not only for those that are suffering from back and neck pain. Here at Preferred Chiropractic, we can safely say that you will leave our office feeling even better than when you came in. Our number one priority is to provide you with an excellent experience from the moment you walk through our doors.