Seeing a Chiropractor: Finding Ways to Keep Your Pain Away

  • 4 Things To Consider When Choosing A Chiropractor

    11 August 2018

    Chiropractors play an important role in assisting patients in their recovery from chronic pain or injuries caused by accidents. While you should always see your primary care physician for medical care, a chiropractor can provide additional treatment to help with your healing and assist you in finding pain relief. However, it is important to choose the right chiropractor. Most cities and towns have multiple chiropractic practices, so it can be difficult to determine which chiropractor is the best option.

  • 2 Body Massages To Help Your Body Recover After A Run

    4 November 2016

    While running is not considered to be a high-impact sport like football or soccer, it does leave your body feeling sore. Each time that your foots hits the ground, you weaken some of the muscle tissue throughout your body. It is recommended to give your body time to rest in order to restore these muscle tissues. On your days off you can incorporate body massages in order to aid in your recovery.

  • Visit A Massage Therapy Clinic For These Treatments For Your Headache

    2 September 2016

    If you're someone who frequently suffers from headaches, it's advantageous to try to avoid using medication and, instead, focus on a more natural cure. While some types of medication can leave you dealing with undesirable side effects, the treatments that you can experience at your local massage therapy clinic will feel good during the session, leave you without a headache afterward, and won't carry any negative side effects. There are a number of different forms of treatment that you can schedule at the clinic to alleviate your headache pain.

  • Three Ways To Keep Feeling Relaxed After You Leave Your Massage Appointment

    15 December 2015

    Shortly after you climb onto your massage therapist's table to smell the pleasant aroma of essential oils, hear the gentle sounds of nature from the speakers and feel the experienced touch of the therapist's hands, your relaxation level will be about as high as it can get. When your massage wraps up, whether it's 30 minutes, an hour or even two hours later, there's no reason to think that your relaxed feeling should end.

  • Spine Tips: A Back-Friendly Guide For Better Sleep

    7 August 2015

    Back pain can change the way you do everyday things, like sleeping. Yes, your back specialist is doing everything he or she can, but there a few things you can do on your own. The following guide will offer a few suggestions that can help your back and relieve some of the pain you feel. Helpful Techniques The best thing you can do for your back as you sleep is relieve the pressure your body is causing, and the following techniques should help you do that:

  • Tension Headaches: Causes, Symptoms, And Natural Treatment Options

    27 July 2015

    Tension headaches are the most common type of headache, but typically they are nothing you should be worried about. They are not usually caused by an underlying health issue; however, they can be frustrating and painful. If you experience these often, you may be interested in finding a way to get rid of them without medication. Here are two things you should understand about tension headaches. What are the symptoms and causes?

  • Inversion Therapy for Back Pain

    9 July 2015

    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.

  • Arthritis: Adding Complementary Approaches To Your Care Plan

    25 June 2015

    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.

  • 3 Ways To Unwind For Your Massage Appointment

    24 June 2015

    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.

  • Adding Meditation To Your Chronic Lower Back Pain Management Plan

    16 June 2015

    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.