You’ve most likely heard of carpal tunnel syndrome before, but do you know what it is? Carpal tunnel is often identified by weakness, tingling, and numbness in the thumb, index, or middle finger. It involves issues with the wrists and hands, and is becoming more and more common due to frequent use of computers and mobile devices. Here’s what you need to know.
Have you ever heard of fibromyalgia? It is one of the world’s most common musculoskeletal conditions, and it is often misdiagnosed. Here’s what you need to know and how chiropractic can help.
Spring has officially sprung, and that means allergy season is in full bloom. This season has many of our patients feeling less than their best, and chiropractic care can help. Itchy, watery eyes, stuffy noses, and sneezing fits are just a few of the unwanted symptoms that allergy sufferers deal with. If you suffer from allergies, here are our suggestions.
Spring is finally upon us! The temperatures are getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and we can finally shake off those winter blues. Spring is the perfect time to make the most of warmer, brighter days. But after spending all winter indoors, is your body ready? If you’d like to spring into health this season, chiropractic care is for you!
The most common treatment for ear infections in the United States is antibiotics. On top of that narrative, children with recurring infections are often scheduled for surgery to implant tubes. No parent wants to add more pain to their already suffering child. Let’s explore why ear infections happen and how you can treat them naturally.
It seems like as the excitement of the New Year wears off, so do our energy levels. Sleep deprivation is a problem that impacts ever aspect of your health, and here’s how chiropractic can help.
The New Year is an exciting time of year. We take the time to reflect, start over, make resolutions, and work toward accomplishing new goals. For many of us, that means refocusing on better health. That often leads to busy gyms for the first few months of the year, then enthusiasm quickly wanes. Instead of starting a resolution you don’t intend to keep, take a look at starting 2019 with something different - regular chiropractic care! Here are just a few reasons why chiropractic is an excellent addition to your health regimen.
There’s no way around it: winter is simply a time where you need to put some extra focus on your health and wellness. Instead of hunkering down with a mountain of blankets and sitting in front of the TV, follow our suggestions and use chiropractic care to help you stay healthy this winter season.
Holiday travels can be stressful, frustrating, and complicated. As if traveling isn’t already enough, add in that you’re doing it during the busiest time of year. If you are suffering from back pain, your travels will be particularly brutal. Back pain and traveling can put you in a negative frame of mind before you even arrive at your destination and interrupt your family fun. Here are our suggestions to avoid back pain this holiday season.
Thanksgiving is almost here! A time when we overindulge, watch football and parades, and spend much needed quality time with family and friends. While this time of year is something millions look forward to, some are less enthusiastic. It’s not that Thanksgiving isn’t enjoyable, it can just throw a huge wrench in your healthy habits. To get prepared for the Thanksgiving holiday, we’ve put together some tips to protect you from Turkey Day pitfalls.
Falls are indicators of morbidity among the elderly with two-fifths of those aged 75 and above at a greater risk of falls. An article on Fall Prevention by Carol Marleigh shows that falls have been attributed to visual impairments, dizziness and diseases of the blood vessels. Chiropractic care can help!
We’ve all been there before…you’re simply walking along and BOOM! You slip and fall. Even the most coordinated of people suffer from slip and fall injuries, and it would be amazing if you found someone who hasn’t experienced a slip and fall at some point in their life. According to the CDC, more than one million Americans slip and fall each year. Though it is common, most people don’t realize how serious slip and fall accidents can be. 20%-30% of individuals that slip and fall will have moderate to severe injuries, which can include bruises, head injuries, and hip fractures. Here is some information on slip and fall accidents and how we can help.
As exciting as a new school year can be, it can also be stressful. Kids not only have to deal with first-day jitters, but their bodies are also put under added stress from the weight of their books and supplies. This often results in pain, either in the low back, shoulders, or even headaches. These factors can lead to poor health outcomes, and each of these stressors can negatively impact the nervous system. Here are our tips for keeping your child (and his or her spine) healthy as they go back to school.
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.
Do you regularly feel exhausted at the end of the day? Is your neck constantly hurting? Are you suffering from constant headaches, and maybe even fibromyalgia? Here's something to consider: your head posture might be to blame!
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.
Have you recently experienced an injury? In most cases, people either go for a heating pad or an ice pack and there is usually some confusion around which to use for what injuries. We're here to put an end to that confusion. Here are some tips for whether you need heat or ice.
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?