Massage therapy has many very useful outcomes. Massage can help you to relax and reduce pain or tightness in your muscles. Massage therapy has also been implicated in improvement of motion in joints. In addition to these outstanding benefits massage therapy can enhance circulation in turn reducing [...]
Physical therapy is something that is very helpful for various people. It will help them to feel better but people are sometime reluctant to seek it as treatment. They fall victim to some of the myths and misconceptions about physical therapy. Here are some of those myths so you do not fall prey to [...]
Headaches and migraines are something that many people suffer from. They are irritating and sometimes can even put you out of commission for an entire day or days. Headaches can be cause by serious medical conditions such as brain tumors or serious infections or they can be experienced by people [...]
Sports injuries are very common among athletes even in low contact sports such as swimming. It cannot be denied that sports ranging from martial arts to even simply jogging all have their risks. Here are some of the most common sports injuries.
One of the most common sports related injuries[...]
Acupuncture is a form of medical treatment that a lot of people do not try. The thought of getting needles stuck in you disturbs a lot of people. This is in fact a myth. The process is not disturbing and is actually quite relaxing and very helpful for people suffering from pain and other medical [...]
Sciatica is a painful symptom caused by several different medical problems that all put pressure on the sciatic nerve, which travels runs down your back, through your butt, and into your leg. As a result, the symptoms often affect all three areas, causing pain or numbness along all three areas.
Inflammation is an important immune system response to any number of things from a mechanical injury, to poisoning, to infection.
This means that, as unpleasant as it feels, inflammation is normally your ally. It is your body destroying and removing dead and damaged cells, and clearing out whatever[...]
Carpal tunnel syndrome is an extremely common problem that we see all the time.
Constant repetitive hand movements, especially in awkward positions.
Broken or dislocated wrist bones
A cursory look at those risk [...]
Pinched nerve is very commonly seen in the chiropractic office. Chiropractors specialize in treating the cause of the pinched nerve. Nerves send signals from the brain to all parts of the body, to every organ and every tissue. The complex nervous system consists of two major, distinct [...]
There are several conflicting views that people have about chiropractors and chiropractic treatment. In many cases, the views are not merited. Below are the top ten myths most common to chiropractors and chiropractic care. Let’s explore each.
Myth#1 – Scientific evidence[...]
Cupping is thousands of years old, Chinese healing method. Cupping uses glass cups that are lit very briefly to reduce the air pressure and quickly placed on the skin the create a suction. They are left to sit on the skin for 5-10 minutes to draw out impurities from the skin and nearby [...]
Chiropractors are specialized doctors that play an integral part in people’s joint and muscular health. Chiropractors have continued to provide their knowledge and experience to those who have had work related and motor vehicle accident injuries as well as personal injuries. [...]
It can be quite frightening when you get into a car collision. It can actually be an overwhelming and painful experience for anyone involved. One moment you are driving and everything appears to be fine and in an instant, your life can change after becoming involved in a serious [...]
If you are looking for a non-invasive method of alleviating your back pain, then chiropractic care is the recommended option. Your body responds to chiropractic treatment in a more predictable manner in comparison to pharmaceutical drugs. When you get chiropractic treatment, [...]
All chiropractors are aware of the benefits of adjustments and its positive impact on someone’s general health. So many chiropractic patients could not go wrong as so many of them have been aided by basic and advanced chiropractic treatment. What exactly do chiropractors [...]
Many people suffer from arthritis, which can be debilitating disease of the joints. With arthritis, your joints can swell up, resulting in joint stiffness and excruciating pain. In many cases, the function of the hands will decrease as well as sometimes, the knees, hands, feet, [...]
Are you suffering from sciatic nerve issues? If you are, then it is time to discuss your treatment options with a chiropractor. Sciatica is not something to play with. It is very painful and begins in the lower back or the buttocks. It shoots down one leg or both. Some people will [...]
When spine adjustments are done by a chiropractor, the goal is to make corrections to the ill-positioned vertebrae. Misaligned vertebrae, many chiropractors think are subluxated and can obstruct the function of the nerves, resulting in back pain, leg pain, neck pain and arm pain.[...]
When your shoulder posture is improper, it can place a lot of strain on the back and neck. This could subsequently result in severe pain and oftentimes, it can result in tension migraines. When you work around a computer especially, this can worsen your posture by encouraging you [...]
The responsibility of a chiropractor is to improve the health of people with injuries or those with a need to adjust their spines and joints, subsequently stimulating the nervous system. Even though, chiropractic treatment is considered the alternative to traditional [...]