If you have back, neck, or joint pain, you might have a sneaking suspicion that it's time to visit a chiropractor. However, there are people who may feel compelled to treat themselves. The do-it-yourself approach works with a lot of things, but not your own healthcare — simply put, it's always better to visit a health practitioner. Still, some people may feel that it's easy to enough to "adjust" themselves, and may attempt to do so instead of seek professional treatment.
27 February 2018
One of the advantageous things about seeing a chiropractor for your back pain is that this healthcare practitioner can literally work on your spine from top to bottom. Whether you suffer from headaches because of neck pain at the base of your skull, from mid-back pain from a car accident, or from low-back pain from poor posture, your chiropractor can help. Below common areas of low-back pain is your tailbone, which can sometimes bother you.
25 January 2018
Low back pain is a common complaint for many people and when the problem turns chronic, it can lead to disability. In the earlier stages of back pain, there are ways you can reduce the pain or at least prevent exacerbation of the problem. Be Mindful Of Your Posture Many cases of low back pain can be attributed to poor posture, especially if you sit at a desk all day and/or use electronic devices.
29 December 2017
If your neck pain is severe enough to keep you from sleeping comfortably at night or completing your daily responsibilities, see a chiropractor for an exam and treatment. Severe neck pain can be a sign of a pinched nerve. Here's how a pinched nerve can cause or lead to severe neck pain and how you can diagnose and treat it. How Can a Pinched Nerve Affect Your Neck? Your nervous system is a complex network of nerve cells, fibers, and other critical tissues.
7 December 2017
People seldom think about the injuries that their ribs can sustain beyond perhaps getting broken playing a sport, during a fall, or in a car accident. The reality, however, is that ribs can also get dislocated, which can leave you in considerable discomfort. Fortunately, you don't have to endure this pain for long. In addition to being a back care expert, your local chiropractor can also address issues such as dislocated ribs.
18 November 2017
The manner in which you sit during the workday plays a pivotal role in the health of your back. Those who sit with good posture are less likely to suffer from back pain that requires medical care, while the opposite is also true. If you visit the chiropractor with a sore back, the topic of how much you sit during the day and how you actually sit will almost certainly come up.
12 October 2017
In the days leading up to hunting season, you might be eager to get out into the woods but a little concerned about how your back will fare. If you've sustained a back injury in the months since you last hunted, it's important to know that you'll have to approach your hunting trip a little differently this time. There's no reason that you can't enjoy your trip, but it's important to make managing your back pain just as much of a priority as tracking and hopefully shooting your prey.
20 September 2017
When you're dealing with a physical issue such as back or neck pain, treatments from a chiropractor can reduce and eliminate the pain, allowing you to get back to a pain-free life. Finding the right chiropractor may initially be a challenge — if there are a number of chiropractors practicing in your city, you may feel unsure of which one to choose. Getting recommendations from family and friends is valuable, but you need to feel comfortable with the chiropractor you're entrusting with your health.
11 April 2017
Working at home can be a profitable career choice for many adults. But if you develop severe body pain during and after your shifts, improve your work habits. Poor work habits can cause fatigue in your body's muscles. Fatigue leads to poor posture and body pain. Here's what happens if you don't improve your work habits now. How Can Poor Work Habits Affect Your Body? If your business requires you to meet strict deadlines, you may choose to work straight through your breaks to complete your tasks on time.
6 April 2017
If you have been receiving deep tissue massage, but your pain or health challenges still exist, it is a good idea to speak with your chiropractor about rolfing. The same is true if you suffer from chronic pain and would like to avoid the use of narcotic pain medications. Therefore, if you are interested in rolfing and would like to have a better understanding of it, the information shared below will be quite useful.
28 March 2017