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Move Mindfully With Back Pain

When you are experiencing chronic pain, you might be reluctant to move. That’s understandable. But being inactive may slow your body’s healing, while staying active can help ease your pain. The key is to move mindfully. Moving mindfully means paying attention to how you move and how it makes your body feel Think of all… Read more »

Jaw Pain After An Auto Accident

While neck pain is one of the most common complaints with an auto accident, many patients report pain in the jaw after an auto accident. Depending upon the research reviewed, it is estimated that 1 in three to one in 4 whiplash injured patients will develop pain in the jaw.  Located just in front of… Read more »

COMMON SOURCES OF LOW BACK PAIN

Low back pain is one of the common reasons people see a Doctor of Chiropractic. It is also a common reason for missed work. Fortunately, there are just a few common sources of low back pain that can be pinpointed by skillful examination. Three of the most common sources of low back pain include problems… Read more »

Muscle Guarding & The Pain Cycle

Muscle guarding is your body’s first response when the pain cycle is activated. When you suffer and injury, it kicks in a continuous loop of negative issues known as the pain cycle. The following diagram gives a picture of how this happens. This diagram contains a lot of information, the individual points below should help… Read more »

Three Simple Steps To A Healthy Back

In my decades of experience treating patients, very few have given much thought to what it takes to have a healthy back. In fact, most do not take very good care of their back. Years of poor work position, poor posture, lack of exercise and stretching can lead you on a path from a healthy… Read more »

What Not To Do For Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of foot pain. The plantar fascia is a web like ligament that runs on the bottom of your foot, from the heel to the ball of your foot. Its purpose is to support the arch of the foot and to act as a shock absorber when pressure or weight… Read more »

Failed Back Surgery and Chiropractic

Many patients have experienced failed back surgery. Having surgery for back pain is not a magic bullet cure. It has been shown that up to 40% of people who have had surgery, continue to suffer with some type of pain afterwards. Many times, the only option these patients are given is another surgery: yet the… 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 »

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