Tag: low back pain

Pelvic and Low Back Pain with Pregnancy

It is estimated that 50% (1) of women will develop pelvic and or low back pain with pregnancy. A typical presentation is pelvic girdle pain (sacroiliac joints or pubic symphysis) which changes to low back pain after delivery. Many sources have cited the cause of pelvic and low back pain with pregnancy is the hormone… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Herniated Disc: 4 Factors That Indicate A Good Outcome

One of the most common causes of low back pain is a herniated disc. The most common age bracket is between 30 and 50 years of age. Men are twice as likely to suffer a herniated disc as women. Along with back pain, a herniated disc can also cause pain or numbness down the leg…. 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 »

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 »

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

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 »

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 »

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 »