Tag: neck pain

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 »

Chronic Neck Stiffness

In our age of technology, complaints of chronic neck stiffness are common. After sitting long hours in front of a computer or hanging our head as we scan our cell phones, we start to feel neck stiffness. In most instances we attribute it to tight muscles: but is this truly the cause? Chronic neck stiffness… 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 »

Permanent Neck Weakness From Whiplash Injury

Research demonstrates that you can have permanent neck weakness from a whiplash auto injury. The strength and stability of our neck is due to small bands of tissues called ligaments, which hold the bones of our neck tightly together. These ligaments contain many small nerve fibers that continually send signals to our brain, relaying 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 »

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 »

Your Workstation Could Be The Cause Of Your Pain!

One of the most common causes of headache, neck and back pain can be your office workstation! Sitting hunched over a computer for countless hours every day causes our bodies to stay in a tight rigid position.   This prolonged posture will cause muscle fatigue which can be the first source of pain. After many weeks… 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 »

Whiplash Injury Exercise: Wall W’s

[youtube]http://youtu.be/MaFGc_x8-Nc[/youtube] Many car accidents result in whiplash injury to the neck and upper back. Effective treatment consists of specific exercises to strengthen the damaged muscles. Wall W’s are an excellent exercise for stabilizing and strengthening the neck and upper back. As well as whiplash injury, many other conditions such as headaches, neck pain, shoulder issues… Read more »