Neck Pain

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 access to endless information. They have their drawbacks. Smartphones also [...]

How Upper Neck Misalignments Are Related To TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joints, TMJ, are the lower jaw hinges that sit on either side of the head in front of each ear. They are responsible for the lower jaw opening, closing, sliding, and rotating. The TMJs are the most body’s most complex joints. The typical person uses them more than 5,000 times a day by [...]

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 can help patients better manage it so they can [...]

Working at home during the COVID-19 Pandemic and dealing with more aches and pains?

Many of us are working from home for the first time where our ergonomics an less than optimal. We have had a number of patients who have shared new aches and pains from working in these conditions. During this time when we're limited on how much physical contact we can have with our patients it [...]

What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are the most prevalent types of headaches, occurring more often in women than in men. Research shows that 48 percent of women and 38 percent of men suffer from tension headaches. Each year, patients spend more than $2 billion on over the counter headache medications. In fact, people spend a lot of money [...]

How Chiropractic Helps Relieve Pain From Facet Syndrome

Facet syndrome, also called facet joint sprain or facet joint syndrome is a common cause of back pain. There are many treatments that are used, but most mainstream medical treatments involve pain medication which can have undesirable side effects and may even lead to addiction. Chiropractic is a proven, reliable treatment for relieving the 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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Reasons Whiplash Sufferers Should Choose Chiropractic Care

Our neck is a busy body part. It holds up and turns our head, allowing us to see, hear, and speak in the direction we choose. Although the neck is a real “team player” it’s a bit of a diva, meaning it’s fairly delicate. There are many ways everyday motion injures the neck, ending up causing pain, decreased mobility, and varying degrees of short and long-term misery. […]