Wellness

How Low Speed Rear-end Accidents Can Cause Whiplash

You are sitting in your car, stopped at a traffic light. Suddenly, a vehicle rear ends your car. The impact isn’t hard although it is unexpected. You take a look at your car and see that there is minor damage, or no damage at all,...

How Chiropractic Helps Trigger Finger

Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It...

How Chiropractic Helps Relieve Stress

Everyone experiences stress at some point in their life. In fact, it is becoming a sort of new normal in today’s hectic, fast paced, high pressure society. However, a large percentage of the United States population is feeling a significant impact from the stress in their...

Four Health Benefits of Working Upright

Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time is not healthy and can lead to a host of health problems. As more and more studies show the detriments of prolonged sitting, some companies are taking action to protect their employees’ health by installing upright...

How Smartphones Are Killing Our Spines & What To Do About It

It's no secret that almost everyone has a smartphone. In fact, a series of surveys by The Pew Institute in 2015 showed that 64% of American adults now own a smartphone of some kind. They keep us connected, offer us flexibility, and provide us with...

Costochondritis: Can Chiropractic Help?

Costochondritis, also called Tietze syndrome, is often misdiagnosed due to the varied symptoms. It involves the ribs and, depending on the area affected, the pain, discomfort, and other symptoms can mislead doctors to underdiagnose or misdiagnose. Patients may experience pain in the side, back, and chest...

What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Occipital Neuralgia

Many headaches that people classify as migraines are actually not migraines at all. Two of the most common headaches confused with migraines are sinus headaches and occipital neuralgia. The condition can be debilitating but there are treatments, including chiropractic, that are very effective. Understanding occipital neuralgia...

Four Easy Stretches that Alleviate Piriformis Syndrome Pain

Root canals. Kidney stones. Piriformis syndrome.  These are all ailments that are painful and no fun! Piriformis syndrome especially is a pain, in, well, the butt.  Seriously, people suffering from Piriformis syndrome have frequent and sometimes severe pain and numbness through the buttocks and down their legs. This...

How Chiropractic Positively Affects The Nervous System

At its very foundation chiropractic helps improve nervous system function by making adjustments to the spine. Over time, more and more studies are proving that it is extremely effective and as a result many health conditions are improved and even healed completely. Function of the Nervous...