Seeing a Chiropractor: Finding Ways to Keep Your Pain Away

Inversion Therapy for Back Pain

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Inversion Therapy for Back Pain

Chiropractors often use inversion therapy in their treatment programs for individuals who suffer back pain related to sciatica, herniated discs, lymphedema, scoliosis (curvature of the spine), spondylolisthesis (slipping of a vertebra), and muscle spasm. Inversion therapy as part of an overall treatment plan may help reduce pain by relaxing the muscles and realigning the spine. The treatment may also decrease the time it takes to recover from an episode of back pain. What It Is Inversion therapy is based on the theory that hanging upside down...

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Arthritis: Adding Complementary Approaches To Your Care Plan

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Arthritis: Adding Complementary Approaches To Your Care Plan

Arthritis is a very common condition, with nearly 53 million adults and 300,000 children being affected by it. This is because there are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. Arthritis, meaning “joint inflammation,” causes joint symptoms such as swelling, pain, and stiffness, ranging from very mild to debilitating. It is most common among women and older people, but the severity of the condition is not predictable. Sometimes it gets worse with ages and sometimes it becomes more manageable. There are...

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3 Ways To Unwind For Your Massage Appointment

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Unwind For Your Massage Appointment

Whether you’ve booked a massage appointment to address some aches and pains in your body or you’re just looking for a way to unwind after a hectic week, you’re in luck. Regular massage sessions can be an effective way to battle the stresses of everyday life, provided you allow yourself to really relax. Although your therapist might occasionally check in with you if he or she notices that your body feels tense, take ownership over the situation by committing to deep relaxation before you even get on the table. Doing so helps...

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Adding Meditation To Your Chronic Lower Back Pain Management Plan

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Adding Meditation To Your Chronic Lower Back Pain Management Plan

The doctors in your pain treatment center have a variety of options to include in your treatment plan. Medication management, physical therapy, and chiropractic spinal manipulation work together to reduce your annoying lower back pain. Some people have discovered meditation as a way to limit their reliance on pain medication and prevent flare ups of back pain. Wake Forest University sponsored a study and found that some people needed 40 percent less medication once they adopted meditation in their pain management. Here is how meditation...

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Veterans Can Get Assistance For Neck Pain

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Veterans Can Get Assistance For Neck Pain

Military service can lead to a lot of bodily aches and pains. Whether you were injured in a specific incident or feel as though the lifestyle in general was detrimental to your health, there are ways that a chiropractor can help you. A chiropractor can do much more than treat pain related to back, neck, spine and joint problems; if a significant issue is discovered that you think was caused by military service, their consultation can be instrumental to getting compensation for your pain. Consider a few ways that a chiropractor can get you the...

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Complementary Therapies For The Treatment Of Sciatic Nerve Pain

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Complementary Therapies For The Treatment Of Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic nerve pain is difficult to treat. Due to an inflammation of your sciatic nerve, the pain can be intense. Your sciatic nerves run from the base of your spine, and down the backs of your legs to your knees. At the knee, your sciatic nerve continues the journey down the outer side of your calf and then crosses over the top of your foot. When this nerve is pinched or irritated, you can experience pain, numbness or tingling anywhere along the sciatic nerve. Sciatica usually requires a combination of complementary therapies to be...

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A Big Pain In The Back: The FAQs Of Back Pain

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you suffer from back pain, the main thing you will probably think is “I just want it to stop!” There is no doubt that back pain can be nearly crippling, but, fortunately, there is hope. Chiropractors are back pain specialists who help patients with both short-term pain and long-term pain. Back pain is often quite misunderstood, so it can be helpful if you read over the following “FAQ of Back Pain” below. Why am I Hurting? This can be different for each person. There are many different potential causes of back...

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Herniated Disc Treatment Options Between A Doctor And A Chiropractor

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are having back problems, you may be trying to decide between a chiropractor and a doctor. Below are the kind of treatment you will likely receive from each, so you can make the decision on what is right for you. Doctor and Herniated Disc Your back pain could be due to a herniated disc, which is when your lumber spine puts pressure on the sciatica nerve, which is a  large tendon that runs across your lower back. If you have this problem, you may not be able to stand up straight, and have relief when you bend over and sleep in the...

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Understanding How Your Chiropractor Can Help with Kyphosis Treatment

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have kyphosis, you may be struggling to deal with the chronic pain and discomfort that comes along with it. Along with some physical therapy techniques and pain management options, you may be able to get some relief from routine visits to a chiropractor. In fact, if you’re seeing a chiropractor regularly before the diagnosis, he or she may even be the one to diagnose the condition. If you’re not familiar with kyphosis, this overview will help you understand the condition and its chiropractic treatment options. Diagnosing...

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How A Chiropractor Can Help Ease A Herniated Cervical Disk

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people might think that a car that rear-ends you has to be going fast to cause injuries, but a car that slowly rams into your car can also cause you to suffer a whiplash injury like a herniated disk. A chiropractor can create a treatment plan for your herniated disc that helps to minimize the impact the symptoms of the herniated disk are having on you. Here is how a chiropractor can treat a herniated disk in your cervical spine area. Initial Treatment Process Your chiropractor will have you lie down on your back on the treatment table so...

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