Wellness

Is Seeing a Chiropractor Safe During Pregnancy?

Low back pain can be a serious problem when you’re expecting: A recent study shows that 61% of women report back pain at some during pregnancy. “Despite the apparent impact it has on women, many cases of low back pain of pregnancy go unreported to prenatal providers...

Preventing Work-related Pain With Chiropractic Care

Two thirds of employees in industrialized nations spend their days sitting in front of a computer at a desk job. All that time hunched over a screen means more people are developing chronic conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive motion injuries. A new case study...

Blood Tests Show How Chiropractic Heals

If you’ve noticed that you always feel better after a chiropractic adjustment, there is now scientific documentation of why that is happening. To verify what occurs physiologically after spinal manipulation, scientists at the University of Spain took 30 graduate students with no symptoms and assigned them to receive...

Neck Adjustments Effective for Cervicogenic Headache

Most people with chronic headache depend on medication to get by, but a recent study reminds us of the power of drug-free treatments. Cervicogenic headache is estimated to affect between 20-25% of the adult population, but because the symptoms often mimic migraine and tension-type headache, the...

Chiropractic Patients Have 90% Reduction in Migraine Frequency

Many patients rely on pain medications to manage migraines but did you know those medications may actually be causing you more headaches? A recent study found that medication overuse causes daily headaches in 1 in 50 people.  Fortunately, there are natural treatment options that don’t put...

Medical vs. Chiropractic Care for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a commonly overlooked cause of back pain, yet affects 10-25% of patients with lower back issues. Located at the base of the spine within the pelvis, the sacroiliac joint can become misalignment or injured, resulting in back pain or sciatica. Unfortunately...

Why Weight Loss Cuts Back Pain

There’s more to weight loss than fitting into your favorite jeans — it just may be your ticket out of chronic pain. So, how? Research shows obesity not only increases your risk of lumbar disc herniation and pain in the lower back, it inhibits the effectiveness of...

Relieve Back Pain After Auto Collision

A motor vehicle crash can be the source of limitless pain, suffering, and inconvenience. Some effects are short-term, but unfortunately for accident victims, other problems can last months or years after the collision. For people who develop chronic pain from an auto injury, the wish to...

The Wellness Continuum

When it comes to the status of our health most people tend to think more in black and white. I’m either healthy or I’m not. I feel good or I don’t. People also tend to gauge their health by how they feel. However, life is...

Office Ergonomics

If you have a desk job or spend more than an hour per day on the computer, then you need to read this article. If you have a fulltime desk job, then you likely spend more than 25% of all the hours in a week...