Doctors are keenly aware that surgery is the last resort in treating any spinal condition, and to ensure that an operation upon a spinal disk or nerve injury is necessary, there is a range of tests that look for the precise cause of a patient’s pain or limitations. Muscle spasm, tingling, weakness, or lack of… Continue reading Before Orthopedic Surgery: Tests For Disk Injuries
Chiropractic care is given by a licensed chiropractor that uses hands on approach to manipulate different parts of the musculoskeletal structure to alleviate pain and to help patients avoid surgical intervention under traditional medical care. Chiropractic care can help you to return to doing the things you used to do when tissue injures have cause… Continue reading How a Chiropractor Helps to Reduce Back Pain
There are a lot of things that can cause back pain. Most commonly, poor daily habits are the ones that cause you to having an aching back. If you’re constantly suffering from back pain, or if you need to take steps to prevent a painful back, try to avoid these five unhealthy habits. 1. Sitting… Continue reading Back Pain? You Might Want to Stop These 5 Mistakes
One of the more common problems of the lumbar spine is a herniated disc. The spine is made up of a series of connected bones called “vertebrae.” The disc is a combination of strong connective tissues which hold one vertebra to the next and acts as a cushion between the vertebrae. The disc is made… Continue reading Lower Back Lumbar Disc Herniations
Poor Posture One of the most common causes of upper back and neck pain is a poor posture. In fact, it could also lead to headaches. The bad part with a wrong posture is that it occurs over time so people often can’t pinpoint the reason for the back pain. In fact, many ignore the… Continue reading Knowing What Causes Upper Back Pain Can Help You Take Proper Preventive Measures
A pain doctor specializes in easing, managing and relieving pain or those who suffer from chronic pain. And as there many different types of these specialized doctors, there are many strategies for pain management and pain relief also. Chronic pain is most often treated with medications, but sometimes those aren’t enough and that is where… Continue reading What Kind Of Treatments For Managing Pain Do Pain Doctors Offer?
In a previous article, You May Be A Morning Person But Your Back Is Not, I mentioned that the lower back is vulnerable in the morning after arising. Having been a chiropractor for over 35 years I suggested starting slowly the first hour of the day and letting the back warm-up before engaging in rigorous… Continue reading A Morning Routine To Avoid Lower Back Pain
How long does it take to become a chiropractor? I have a lot of patients ask me how long it takes to be a chiropractor, so I thought I would write this to let you know exactly how long it takes to become a chiropractor (hint: It is not a weekend seminar). So to be… Continue reading How Educated Is Your Chiropractor?
When you suffer from joint or muscle pain, it is important to work on maintaining as much flexibility as possible. The more flexible you are, the less likely you will be to further injure yourself. One of the best ways to improve your flexibility is by stretching before you are active. However, you need to… Continue reading What Chiropractic Patients Should Know About Stretching
Those having a history of lower back pain are susceptible to depression which may be helped with chiropractic care. Chronic pain in the lower back is something that many people suffer with. Enduring this type of pain, while physically challenging, can also lead to emotional struggles. It is not surprising that ongoing back symptoms can… Continue reading Depression Associated With Lower Back Pain May Be Helped With Chiropractic Care