Tag: Chiropractic

Youth Pitching Injuries On The Rise!

Youth pitching injuries are on the rise, based on a 3 year study by Joseph Guettler, M.D. Despite pitching limits, serious injuries have risen to the point they are occurring 16 times more often than 30 years ago! Based on the research, Dr Guettler surmised the following reasons for the increase: 1. Some pitchers pitched… Read more »

Scoliosis – More Than Bad Posture!

What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine,  causing the spine to curve or twist into a “C” or “S” shape when viewed from the back of the patient. Scoliosis Facts The most common type is Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (scoliosis of unknown cause). Frequently occurs after the age of 10. More common… Read more »

Is Your Computer Workstation Hurting Your Child?

Advice For Parents: Children Need to Practice Good Computer Ergonomics, Too from the American Chiropractic Association At least 70 percent of America’s 30 million elementary school students use computers, according to a recent New York Times article. As a result of this increased usage, doctors of chiropractic are treating more young patients suffering from the… Read more »

Hand Numb: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? 3 Self Tests

Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS, is a buzz word today among many people, especially office workers. There is an assumption that most hand pain or numbness is carpal tunnel. The fact is, not all hand pain is CTS. CTS typically causes a numbness or tingling in the thumb and first… Read more »

The Right Treatment For Auto Injury: Whiplash

Auto accidents are a common hazard of living in a metro area. These collisions can cause injuries to the spine that can result in long-term pain. One study reported that 30% of individuals injured in rear-end impacts suffered from pain TWO YEARS after the crash! Another study at Bristol University, UK revealed, “43% of patients… Read more »

3 Types of stress & how it hurts!

How’s your stress level? Headache? Pain across the top of your shoulders? Many people attribute these symptoms to stress. Unfortunately, they also diminish the affect it has on their body and end up causing chronic pain cycles which can be disabling and just plain make life miserable! Researched has revealed that stress can be a… Read more »

Zombies & Chiropractic

Zombies Need Chiropractic Too! So what do zombies and chiropractic have in common? On the surface not much it appears. Yet – have you noticed their lifestyle? The average zombie wanders mindlessly through life, not paying attention to the damage they are inflicting. So much stress on their bodies! First, look at their posture. For… Read more »

6 Steps For Successful New Year Resolution

How To Succeed With Your Resolutions! It’s January, a new year and we vow to make changes! We all want to improve our life: exercise, lose some weight, drop bad habits or any other numerous ideals we want to pursue. Unfortunately, as we all know, many times these resolutions fall by the wayside as the… Read more »

3 Myths of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Not All Hand Pain Or Numbness Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Many individuals suffer from hand pain or numbness and it is natural to associate this with a carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS. In this video, Hazelwood chiropractor, Dr. Martin Schmaltz presents three of the common myths regarding carpal tunnel syndrome. They include: 1. Not all… Read more »

High Blood Pressure? 10 Factors that can elevate it at the Doctors office!

10 Factors That Can Increase Your Blood Pressure ~ At Your Doctor’s Office Have you visited your doctor’s office and were shocked to find that your blood pressure was  high? It happens to many individuals. What most do not realize is that our blood pressure is in a constant state of flux depending upon our… Read more »