Category: Chiropractic 411

Snow Shoveling & Back Pain

Prevent Back Pain From Snow Shoveling Winter is upon us and that typically means snow and its removal. For many, this means bundling up and grabbing the old snow shovel and hitting the driveway. Unfortunately, for many, snow shoveling is a common cause of back pain. Thankfully, there are some simple things you can do… Read more »

5 Reason Your Pain Keeps Coming Back!

Chiropractic care has been proven to be an most effective treatment for various musculoskeletal pain issues such as: low back & neck pain, shoulder pain, whiplash injuries and many other syndromes. However, there is an unfortunate small percentage of people who find their pain continues to return, resulting in the common question: “Why does my… Read more »

4 Steps To Help Avoid Yard Care Injury

The arrival of spring not only brings warm weather, but also the potential for injury! After a long winter our lawns typically need lots of work and doing so can cause musculoskeletal injury to our neck, shoulders, upper and lower back. Just as in sports, poor preparation, improper equipment or poor body posture can increase… Read more »

Preventing Travel Back Pain

Summer is about upon us and that means vacations! Unfortunately, the travel associated with vacationing can take it’s toll on our body. Long hours on an airplane, layovers in airports or the long road trip in your car can stress your spine and muscles as well as your nerves! Even if you are fortunate enough… Read more »

7 Tips To Choose The Right Mattress

Choosing the right mattress can be tough! A common question we are asked in our office is: “What is the best type of mattress to get?” Tough question! Unfortunately, there is no one standard answer. In choosing the “right” mattress, the are so many factors to consider that it makes it nearly impossible to give… Read more »

How To Sit At Your Computer or Desk

Workstations Can Aggravate Your Pain! Whether due to an auto injury or chronic pain, your neck and back problem can be aggravated by improper posture while sitting at your desk or computer. Proper posture and optimizing your workstation will go a long way to helping your pain. By adjusting your chair, desk, monitor and keyboard … Read more »

Spinal Decay – Its Not Just Arthritis!

Arthritis – More than just joint pain Our bodies response to uncorrected joint stress or bad motion is to lay down calcium in the faulty joint. This deposit of calcium is the response of the bone being under excessive stress. If left untreated, it can ultimately fuse the joint together causing permanent immobility. This slow… Read more »

Chiropractic Care Helps Herniated Discs

90% Of Patient’s With Herniated Discs Improved Chiropractic care shown to be an effective alternative for treating herniated discs in the lower back. A 2014 study demonstrated that chiropractic care resulted in 90% of patients reporting improvement within three months. Published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiologic Therapeutic, the study demonstrates that Doctors of… Read more »

Plantar Fasciitis and Chiropractic – Hazelwood

How Chiropractic Care May Help Relieve Your Plantar Fasciitis? The alarm goes off; you roll out of bed and put your feet on the floor and WHAM! A burning pain shoots from your heel through the bottom of your foot causing you to quickly sit back on the edge of the bed. As you initially… Read more »

Your Feet And Low Back Pain

To many, the thought that their feet can be a significant contributor to low back pain initially sounds crazy. Yet a simple understanding of joint mechanics shows us it is possible – and quite common. The most common foot problem that can affect the low back is called – over pronation. This problem is evidenced… Read more »