A Quick Guide to Spine Alignment

Understanding how spine alignment works is crucial if you want to isolate the root causes of all sorts of back and neck pain. Closely linked to our posture, spine alignment is what literally determines whether we can stand up straight every day or not.   And yet, despite its evident importance to all things posture and back pain-related, there seems to be a lot of confusion as to what spine alignment entails, and what can be done to maintain solid alignment as you age. How is it that so little is written about such a vital area of physical well-being?   [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:10:28+00:00September 15, 2018|Back Pain, Neck Pain|0 Comments

Tips to Alleviate Neck and Back Pain While Driving

For many people, it can feel as though the bulk of your days is time spent sitting down rather than actually moving around.  Whether seated at your office desk or driving through the daily commute, your posture can be compromised setting you up for back and neck pain. In fact, back pain is a common side effect of long hours spent on the road and amongst habitual drivers. Your body feels the impact not only from the prolonged sitting but also from the side swaying on the roads, driving over speed bumps and other vibrations, which can take its toll on [...]

By |2018-08-20T16:49:16+00:00August 28, 2018|Back Pain, Neck Pain|0 Comments

Excess Body Weight and Back Pain – Is There a Connection?

Having excess weight to the point of obesity can be harmful. This is a serious problem that affects both children and adults. It is common knowledge that obesity is associated with various diseases like diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease. But did you know that your weight is also a contributing factor to your back pain? That is right. Being overweight can contribute to symptoms that are commonly associated with degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis, among others.   How Excess Weight Can Affect the Spine Your spine carries your body's weight and distributes the load both [...]

By |2018-08-20T16:42:54+00:00August 14, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic|0 Comments

Back Pain from Auto Injury? You Should See a Chiropractor!

Did you know that 40% of people who have been in a vehicular accident experience lower back pain? If you have been in an auto injury recently and you are not in pain, you might not think about going to a chiropractor. But what you probably don't realize is that by seeking immediate chiropractic care after an accident, you are saving yourself from years of chronic pain. Here are some reasons why you should contact a chiropractor after a vehicular accident: Your Injuries Might Not Be Obvious Right Away Cuts, bruises, and broken bones - these are injuries that are immediately detected [...]

By |2018-07-20T12:31:00+00:00June 1, 2018|Back Pain, Chiropractic|0 Comments

Chiropractic Care for Expectant Mothers

Ask any mother and she will tell you - pregnancy can really put a major strain on a woman's body. An average-weight female will gain anywhere from 25 to 35 pounds during her pregnancy. That's a lot of extra stress placed on the body! Add to this, the hormonal and vascular changes that take place during pregnancy and it's no wonder that it is pretty common for pregnant women to experience increased levels of discomfort. In fact, studies show that about 50 percent of all mothers-to-be suffer from lower back pain and many suffer from irritation to the sciatic nerve as [...]

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