Category: Chiropractic 411

Your Workstation Could Be The Cause Of Your Pain!

One of the most common causes of headache, neck and back pain can be your office workstation! Sitting hunched over a computer for countless hours every day causes our bodies to stay in a tight rigid position.   This prolonged posture will cause muscle fatigue which can be the first source of pain. After many weeks… Read more »

3 Ways Posture Impacts Your Life

Your posture, good or bad can affect your life. Studies have shown that posture can have an impact on your business, energy and even be involved in predicting if you will need home assistance as you age. 1. Success In Business In an article, The Power of Posture published by Harvard Business school, stated that… Read more »

Are You Stressed?

Are you stressed? Sounds like a dumb question. It seems today everyone is stressed. With the number of “things” happening in our lives on a daily basis it can begin to wear on us and kick in our stress response. The inborn stress response is part of our DNA that helps to deal with threats…. Read more »

Osteoporosis Prevention

Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones weak. It happens when your bones don’t have enough calcium and other minerals, and it can lead to fractures and pain. Most often it occurs in older people. The good news is that you can take steps to help keep your bones strong when you’re young and… Read more »

Choosing A Chiropractor Near Me – How To Decide

When someone is hurting, and they feel that chiropractic may help, one of the most common ways to find a chiropractor is to search chiropractor near me.  While this may be simple, it should only be the beginning of your search. Searching for a chiropractor near me typically brings up 3 categories of results. 1…. Read more »

Pregnancy and Back Pain Relief Through Chiropractic

Chiropractic Can Help To Relieve Pain During Pregnancy In a woman’s life, pregnancy can be a wonderful time. Unfortunately, it can also cause significant pain or discomfort. Many women’s, quality of life is affected by conditions such as back pain, migraines or carpal tunnel syndrome. Since most women want to protect their baby, they choose… Read more »

Your Neck Could Be The Cause Of Your Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches Headaches are common among many people. One of the most common causes is structural misaligned spinal bone in the neck that causes irritation of nerves. One study demonstrated that chiropractic care can provide relief for certain types of headache. Headaches that start from your neck are called cervicogenic, and often begin with an… Read more »

Preventing Overuse Injury In Child Athlete

Overuse injury is common among the child athlete. Unfortunately, 50% are preventable with the proper awareness and protocols. The following are some practical steps to take to help prevent overuse injuries. 1) Get an annual pre-participation physical.  It is typical that most high schools and middle schools will require a physical, there are many summer… Read more »

Overuse injury in the child athlete

Overuse injury is common with the child athlete. Dr. Martin Schmaltz, North County Chiropractor, presents 3 signs your child might be developing an overuse injury. More signs are presented as well as what you can do to start treating the overuse injury HERE.

Home Therapy Instructions: Using Ice Packs

Ice therapy is an effective means of pain control, especially after suffering an injury. Homemade ice packs can be more comfortable and effective than a bag of frozen peas. Made correctly, they mold to your body applying an even layer of cooling. Before giving the instructions to make an ice pack, the basic points of… Read more »