Category Archives: Chiropractic Treatments

Why don’t many Indigenous cultures suffer back pain?

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If you’re like most Americans, then you suffer back pain at some point in your life. Maybe you’re part of the 33% of the population that is afflicted by chronic back pain, or the 50% of working Americans that feel a twinge, ache or pull in their back or neck each year. In fact, it’s…

Chiropractic care is important for the proper development and growth of children

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When we think of chiropractic care, rarely does the thought of adjustments for children come to mind, but chiropractic is a vital way to ensure health, growth, function, and optimal growth for children of all ages – including toddlers, babies and even newborns. In fact, infancy and the first years of life are the most…

A fact sheet on whiplash – and how chiropractic care can help.

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What is whiplash? Whiplash is a condition that occurs when the head is snapped forward and then jolted backwards suddenly in a whip-like motion, over-stretching and straining the soft tissue, bones, nerves, tendons, joints, and muscles in the neck and upper back. It is also called neck strain or sprain.  How common is whiplash? Every…

Golfers can improve their swing, avoid injury, and drop their score with chiropractic care.

Golfers can improve their swing, avoid injuries, and drop their scores with chiropractic care.

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer – that’s not a Golf Hall of Fame roster, but a list of professional golfers who swear by regular chiropractic care to improve their game and keep their bodies healthy. You can even add Vijay Singh, Fred Funk, David Duvall, and Mike Weir to that list….

Are you trying to finally quit smoking? Visiting your chiropractor may be your best chance.

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“Quitting smoking is easy – I’ve done it lots of times.” -Unknown The vast majority of smokers have tried to quit at least one and often more in the past. Surveys show that nearly 7 out of 10 current U.S. smokers (68.8%) say that they want to quit cigarettes and never smoke again. Many are successful, but…

20 Incredible facts about the human spine

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The spinal cord serves three crucial functions: supporting the body’s weight, providing flexibility for movement, protecting the spinal cord, nerve roots and fibers. The human spine is made up of 33 irregularly shaped bones called vertebrae. When you’re born, your spine contains 33 individual vertebrae. But as we age, some of them fuse together. In…

The Top 15 Common Causes of Back Pain

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It’s estimated that 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from back pain on a regular basis, yet too often, people wait until the paint is acute or lasting before they search for help, and then visit a MD or hospital where they are given prescription painkillers to mask the problem, not cure it. So…

A fact sheet on headaches – and how chiropractic care can help

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The vast majority of us get headaches periodically but for some, that pounding, throbbing, and piercing pain in the skull can be a severe and common malady. In fact, it’s estimated that at least 90% of the population get at least an occasional headache. The toll headaches can take on work, finances, health, happiness, and…

Ohhh those pesky hamstrings: why we injure them, healing and strengthening, and how chiropractic treatment can help

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Anatomy of the hamstrings: The term ‘hamstrings’ actually encompasses three muscles and their adjoining tendons that are located on the back of each thigh, the biceps femoris, semitendinousus, and semimembranosus. Two of these muscles are located down the inner side of the back of the leg, and one is on the outside. The function of…

Chiropractic care can help cure America’s prescription painkiller epidemic.

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Opioids are painkilling medications that resemble opiates in their pharmacological effects. They are manufactured by big drug companies in the United States, and all too commonly prescribed by doctors to patients who are suffering pain. However, opioids such as Oxycodone, codeine, Dilaudid, Vicodin, and methadone, and morphine are highly addictive and often abused by patients…