Tag: Chiropractic

Florissant, get the right care for whiplash

Getting the right care for whiplash in Florissant can be a challenge. Accidents are common in a metro area and can result in injuries to our neck and back that produce long term pain. One study found that of people that were rear-ended, 30% were still suffering pain TWO YEARS after the crash! A study… Read more »

Research Show Women More Likely To Be Injured In Collision

The difference in injury rates suffered by female occupants compared to male occupants during auto collisions is receiving an increase in attention. The University of Virginia (UVA) published a report detailing the trauma distribution and injury risk trends in restrained car occupants. The researchers used data from the US Department of Transportation National Automotive Sampling… Read more »

How Not To Be An Opioid Statistic

Opioid Crisis Statistics The over prescription of opioid pain relievers has left a trail of heart ache and harsh statistics. Below are some numbers regarding opioid use, illnesses and death based on information for the CDC. 1. Approximately 218,000 deaths linked to opioid prescription 1990 to 2017 2. 130 per day – the average number… Read more »

The Right Pillow For A Good Night Rest

It is common for me to hear from a patient with neck pain: “I don’t know, I think I slept wrong.” Or “maybe it’s my pillow.” Both of which could be true! It seems to be that poor sleeping habits or positions are a major contributor to neck pain. They often follow up with “How… 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 »

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 »

3 Tips To Prevent Gardening Back Pain

Dr Schmaltz presents 3 tips to help prevent back pain from gardening.  You can download free Low Back Stretches  HERE For more tips to prevent low back pain click HERE