What is that "Clicking" in my neck, shoulder or hip?

What is that "Clicking" in my neck, shoulder or hip?

Most likely it is your connective tissues that click over other tissues as you move your joints. It is benign unless there is pain associated with the movement.

How to get back into working out

How to get back into working out

If you are truly committed to getting back into working out and have the time and motivation to do it, pick an activity you truly love that you are capable of doing without hurting yourself

Chiropractic Effective for Tension Headache

Chiropractic Effective for Tension Headache

With headaches being one of the most common nervous system disorders worldwide, affecting almost 50 percent of the population at least once annually, finding a way to relieve them is important to when it comes to improving quality of life for a large number of people. Certainly there are several different types of headaches–migraines, cluster headaches, and medication-overuse headaches, for instance–and each one requires a unique approach for treatment.

How can chiropractors benefit your health?

How can chiropractors benefit your health?

Back and neck pain are the chief complaints for which patients seek chiropractic help. Through manual spinal manipulation, chiropractic care is a holistic therapy that focuses on maintaining healthy musculoskeletal and nervous systems to ensure overall wellness.

How to reduce back pain during pregnancy

How to reduce back pain during pregnancy

During a normal pregnancy, the good news is that your baby is growing and you are blossoming. The bad news is that you are likely to experience back pain. Your symptoms may occur in the pelvic area or the low back, or both; and some women may also experience leg pain. Back pain during pregnancy is generally attributed to postural changes (increased low back curve to balance increasing belly weight) and ligament laxity caused by hormones.

Chiropractic can ease pregnancy woes

Chiropractic can ease pregnancy woes

There are different techniques. The approach to an infant is a very unique, very gentle, finesse-oriented style of care. People who’ve had an adjustment as an adult are used to adjustments that are a little more firm. Last Friday, I had a patient who was 10 days old. That same week, I had a woman come into my office who’s 103 years old. The joy to me is the diversity. For the same reasons chiropractic care can help children without doing things that would be aggressive or detrimental, that same approach works very well with a fragile, osteoporotic senior citizen.

Baseball And Chiropractic

Baseball And Chiropractic

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona -- Sometime last October, around the time I was racing from Chicago to Pittsburgh to St. Louis back to Chicago, I did something to my neck. Maybe opening a car door the wrong way, picking up a piece of luggage that was too heavy, I'm not even sure.

Chiropractic treatment improves functionality

Chiropractic treatment improves functionality

(NaturalNews) Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic auto-immune disease where the body's immune system attacks different regions of the body. This disease is characterized by chronic inflammation that destroys joints, tissues and organs over a period of time. A recent study published in the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research describes how specific chiropractic adjustments and rehab exercises demonstrated outstanding results in a woman with long-term rheumatoid arthritis.

The Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care

The Benefits of Regular Chiropractic Care

Your spinal column, made up of 24 independent vertebrae, is what allows your body to move, twist, and bend through every motion of your busy day. It also encases and helps protect the delicate central nervous system that controls and coordinates every muscle, tissue and organ of the body. This is why we believe the first step to an active lifestyle is a properly functioning spine.

Back Pain Dos and Don'ts

Back Pain Dos and Don'ts

Do you spend more than an hour a day in your car? You’re not alone -- 85% of Americans commute by car, reporting an average of 50 minutes a day behind the wheel. Bad positioning in your vehicle can quickly add up to back pain. Here’s how to make your commute less taxing on your back.

How Much Drinking Water is too Much?

How Much Drinking Water is too Much?

The proper amount of fluid required varies depending upon a number of factors.  The most common are climate, disease conditions including fever or fluid loss, and strenuous work and athletic activity.  As nontechnical as this sounds, the body has an excellent feedback system and most experts suggest a total fluid intake around 6-8 glasses and to simply drink when you are thirsty

Back pain and worse hazards of sitting in chairs way too much

Back pain and worse hazards of sitting in chairs way too much

This article is of interest for people with minor low back pain who could use some tips on how to cope with spending too much time in chairs. If you are having more serious or chronic back pain. If you have a fresh case of back pain that’s kind of freaking you out. 

Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic is the method of natural healing most chosen by those seeking complementary/alternative health care for acute and chronic conditions.

Chiropractic Adjustments can "PUMP YOU UP"

Chiropractic Adjustments can "PUMP YOU UP"

MRI Technology can finally demonstrate the diffusion of water within your discs after a single adjustment to the spine. A 2014 study visualized gas, water and nutrient transport and aided in the removal of metabolic waste products that were associated with pain. More of these kind of studies need to be published to educatepeople of the benefits of Chiropractic over time rather than opting for the quick fix of meds or surgery that lead to further degenerative conditions.

Twisting and Bad Posture Can Create Problems For Your Back

Twisting and Bad Posture Can Create Problems For Your Back

There are several distinct symptoms of having back pain, as a result of twisting. If when you twist your body to the left or the right and you receive sudden or sharp pain, bend over to pick up something, or when you sit down in a chair or your bed than and it is uncomfortable then you need to evaluate how you are going to fix this problem. Also, if you feel like your back is not straight or distorted, your ribs stick out improperly, or you have knots or pain below your neck you may have a twisted back.
 

Never Wake Up with Neck Pain Again

Never Wake Up with Neck Pain Again

Waking up with a pain in your neck is, well, a pain in the neck. You know it probably came from you sleeping “funny,” but what exactly does that mean? The answer starts with a quick anatomy lesson. Your spine is made up of three parts: the lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spines. The cervical part is at the top, and it’s essentially what you know as your neck.

How to save your neck in a rear-end crash

How to save your neck in a rear-end crash

A rear-end crash occurs every 17 seconds in the U.S. But many cars, especially those made before 2009, offer inadequate protection from the whiplash injuries that can result. Whiplash refers to the rapid snapping back of a person’s head during a collision, which hyperextends the neck and damages nerves and ligaments, often resulting in chronic symptoms such as persistent pain and lack of mobility. It can occur at crash speeds as low as 10 mph.

Top 10 Chiropractic Studies and Research

Top 10 Chiropractic Studies and Research

Chiropractors pride themselves on taking a natural, drugless approach to helping their patients reach their health goals. Essentially, the basic principle upon which the entire profession is built is that the body has the amazing, innate ability to heal itself (under the right conditions), and it is the chiropractor’s job to help create an environment to facilitate this.

Preventing Chronic Back Pain

Preventing Chronic Back Pain

Patients with acute low back pain rarely take sick leave but frequently develop chronic symptoms, a study from the journal Spinesuggests.