How to Help Improve Your Children's Quality of Sleep
Unlike adults, children don't always appreciate the benefits of a good night's sleep. While parents look forward to slipping under the covers at the
end of a long day, kids find plenty of creative excuses to delay bedtime. (Continue Reading...)
The 3 Most Common Chiropractic Questions Answered
Most people have a few questions when considering chiropractic care to naturally treat pain and injuries. If you've been wondering if chiropractic
is a good option for you, you'll want to take a look at these commonly asked questions.(Continue Reading...)
Chiropractic and Vertigo
It's hard to focus on anything when the room feels as if it's constantly spinning due to vertigo. The condition affects nearly 40 percent of us at some point in our lives, according to University of California San Francisco Health. If vertigo has disrupted your life, chiropractic treatment may offer the relief you desperately need. (Continue Reading...)
How to Make Sure Your Chiropractic Adjustment Lasts
Depending on the things you do after your visit to the chiropractor, the effects of your treatment can last days or just a few hours. Fortunately,
you can extend the positive effects of your adjustments by following a few simple guidelines.(Continue Reading...)
Chiropractic and Headaches
Headaches are often dismissed as minor ailments that can be easily cured simply by popping a few over-the-counter pain relievers.
Although pain medication may be helpful for occasional headaches, it's not always effective for chronic headache pain. (Continue Reading...)
Dehydration and Back Pain
Healthy nutrition includes drinking at least 4 to 8 glasses of water every day. Admittedly, this is a wide range, but 4 8-ounce glasses of water represents the minimum intake for adult men and women. A useful frame of reference is the presence or absence of thirst. (Continue Reading...)
Posture and Spinal Health
Most of us started hearing about posture way back in grade school when our parents and teachers began to tell us to "stand up straight". We were told to have "good posture", often with the implication that such an achievement was associated with strength of character, discipline, and definiteness of purpose. (Continue Reading...)
Asthma and Chiropractic
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as of May 2018, 1 in 13 Americans have asthma, representing 26.5 million people. Of these 26.5 million, 6.1 million children and 20.4 million adults suffer from this chronic disease. (Continue Reading...)
Foods for Joint Pain
Joint pain may be experienced as a result of an acute injury, such as an ankle sprain, knee sprain, or rotator cuff tear. Joint pain may also accompany varying types of joint inflammation, including osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and joint inflammation secondary to lupus erythematosus and irritable bowel syndrome. (Continue Reading...)
Can Chiropractic Help Alleviate Anxiety?
Many people of all ages experience depression and/or anxiety, whether on an occasional, frequent, or consistent basis. These symptoms may be
transient, only occurring at a particular stage in one's life, or they may represent a specific condition such as a depressive disorder or a panic disorder. (Continue Reading...)
What Is TMJ Syndrome and How Can Chiropractic Help?
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the temporal bone with the condylar process (flange of bone) of the mandible (jaw bone).
There is a TMJ on each side of your skull. The joint provides for all motion of the jaw in relation to the skull, including elevation, depression,
protraction, and retraction. (Continue Reading...)
ACL Injury and Chiropractic
The knee is a hinge joint and stability is provided by the large thigh muscles (the quadriceps and hamstrings), the cartilaginous medial and lateral menisci, the medial and lateral collateral ligaments, and the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments. The cruciate ligaments are located within the knee joint and provide front-and-back stability to the knee. (Continue Reading...)
Back Friendly Yard Work Tips
Yard work can be both a necessary and enjoyable activity for many, whether you live in a condo with a small yard, a suburban community, or on a sprawling ranch in rural America. However, yard work can often cause the unprepared to sustain a musculoskeletal injury, especially to the lower back. Knowing how to prepare for yard work is usually appropriate for most adults in order to avoid unanticipated and unwanted problems. (Continue Reading...)
Chiropractic and Breech Babies During Pregnancy
At some point during the course of her pregnancy, a woman may begin to experience low back pain and even sciatica, that is, radiating pain down the back of a leg. The likely explanation for most of these cases of obstetric-related low back pain is the increased mechanical load due to the weight of the developing fetus, amniotic fluid, and placenta. Many times, low back pain is transient and resolves on its own.
Natural Remedies for Sciatic Pain
"Sciatica" is an older term describing the symptoms of inflammation of the sciatic nerve, also known as sciatic neuritis. Sciatica involves radiating pain down the back of one lower extremity, usually including the back of the thigh and back of the calf, possibly extending into the foot. Sciatica pain may be described as sharp, shooting, gnawing, and/or burning, and may be accompanied by numbness and tingling. (Continue Reading...)
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