Low Back Pain

Foods That Fight Inflammation Caused by Arthritis

Arthritis pain can be debilitating. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), between the years of 2010 and 2012, an estimated 22.7 percent, or 52.5 million, adults in the United States alone were diagnosed by a doctor with arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, gout, or fibromyalgia – annually. Also during that time, almost 50 percent [...]

How Magnesium Helps Soothe Sore Muscles

Everyone has stiff, sore muscles now and then. From overdoing it at the gym to sleeping in an awkward position, there are many reasons you might feel some muscular aches and pains. Some medical conditions or illnesses can also cause soreness. Several studies have found a remarkable, effective, inexpensive cure that is natural and safe [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer from Sciatica

Sciatica is a common back ailment that affects approximately 1 in 10 adults in the United States. It is most prevalent in people between the ages of 25 and 45. Sciatica is characterized by a shooting pain that originates in the lower back and travels down through the hip, buttock and back of leg. The [...]

Why Hydration Is Important to Spinal Health

There is no denying that a healthy diet is integral to overall wellness and staying hydrated is absolutely vital. Every organ, every cell in your body contains water. In fact, when you don’t drink enough water and keep your body properly hydrated, it does not function as it should. The health of your spine and back depends heavily on whether you are properly hydrated. In fact, if you don’t drink enough water – plain, pure water – it could affect your back, causing pain and limiting mobility. […]

Why Chiropractic Is Preferred For Spinal Disc Problems

Chiropractic care for spinal disc problems is steadily increasing in popularity. As more and more research proves the effectiveness for chiropractic for these types of problems, doctors and therapists are incorporating it into treatment plans for their patients. Spinal disc problems can be debilitating, causing significant pain and severely limiting mobility. Degenerative disc disease is [...]

Let Chiropractic Care Put the Oomph Back In Your Dance Steps

Do you want to dance? Most people love hearing these words, and wholeheartedly jump to the dance floor to twist and shout with the best of them. Some even take classes to learn to swing, tap, or ballroom dance. Others even train and compete. It's big fun, and provides social interaction and exercise. And sometimes [...]

Sciatica Sufferers Listen Up: Chiropractic Care Reduces Pain, Promotes Healing

Chiropractic Clinic Are you experiencing pain along one side of your body from your lower back down through your hip and the back of your leg? If so, you could be suffering from a condition called sciatica. According to the Mayo Clinic, sciatica can best be described as “most commonly occurring when a herniated disk or a bone spur on the spine compresses part of the nerve. This causes inflammation, pain and often some numbness in the affected leg.” […]

4 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use While Working At A Desk

4 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use While Working At A Desk There are dangers in everyday life, from slipping in the shower to getting mowed down by the next door neighbor's teenage driver. The risk doesn't end once we are safely behind our desks, because… sitting is killing us! Seriously, while not really trying to [...]

Fibromyalgia Sufferers Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care

How Fibromyalgia Sufferers Can Benefit From Chiropractic Care Fibromyalgia is one of today's most common chronic pain conditions. According to the American College of Rheumatology, around 1 in 50 Americans currently suffer from fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, the condition is difficult to diagnose, and, being chronic in nature, can linger for several months or even years. Fibromyalgia [...]

The Prevalence of Back Pain in School Kids Who Use Backpacks

The Prevalence of Back Pain in School Kids Who Use Backpacks While back pain is a known and widely-studied issue in adults, its prevalence in school-aged children has received comparatively little scientific attention. Elementary, middle, and high school students must often carry backpacks that weigh enough to cause chronic back pain, poor posture, and even [...]