Tag: Chiropractic

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

Permanent Injury From Whiplash – X-ray Proof

Proof Of Permanent Injury Common Permanent injury is common for many people who suffer a whiplash type injury!  Typically, they are told it is only soft tissue and they cannot have a permanent injury. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth! It is common for the insurance adjusters to belittle soft tissue injuries as having… Read more »

Sciatica – Get Relief With Chiropractic

Sciatica can be distracting to severe pain that starts in the lower back and runs down the back of one or both legs. The good news: Chiropractic care has proven to be quite effective! Sciatica most commonly affects those who are in their 40’s and 50’s. Typically beginning with acute or sharp pain in the… Read more »

Over Use Injury: Treatment & Prevention

Athletes of all levels who are involved in a variety of sports are aware of the potential for injury. There are two basic types of injuries: acute injuries and over use injuries. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event such as a fall, tackle, hit or rapid twist. This type of… Read more »

Forward Head Syndrome

The human head weighs between 8-10 pounds.  In a neutral posture position the head feels as if it weighs nothing because the body is perfectly balanced. But for every one inch the head moves forward, away from the neutral balanced posture, the head feels as if it’s weight has doubled. This is to the effects… Read more »

Headaches

Source: American Chiropractic Association If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry… Read more »

Delayed Pain From An Auto Accident

With the rain recently in St Louis, many have experienced auto accidents. Thankfully, most only suffer damage to their vehicles. While many individuals do not initially report injuries, there are those who gradually develop symptoms in the following days. Once the adrenaline from the original shock wears off they begin to notice the areas that… Read more »

Why Choose Chiropractic Care?

Many today are tired of suffering from chronic pain and are looking for safe alternative to drugs or surgery. Quality chiropractic care provides a wonderful option for those suffering from: whiplash, neck or back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder issues, arm or leg pain/numbness and many other conditions. Many research studies have demonstrated that quality… Read more »