Wellness

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...

Raw Milk

For some reason the topics of pasteurized vs. raw milk and butter vs. margarine cause heated emotion from certain individuals. I have literally been attacked for even suggesting raw milk is safe and healthy as though it were poison. I find it funny...

5 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use When Choosing The Perfect Pillow

Neck pain is nobody's friend, and it is definitely not an ideal sleeping companion. Pain-filled nights can leave a person dull, groggy, and not ready to face the day in the morning. Unfortunately, certain sleeping positions can further aggravate neck pain to the point it...

What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Sitting While Working

It's no big secret that exercise is good for you. Many articles and books have been written and studies completed on the subject of physical fitness. However, lately it's been discussed as to whether that five mile run or spin class is really enough. Is...