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The Risky Business of Spinal Injections

Bottom Line: If you've suffered from pain in your arm or leg, it could be caused by a spinal disc pressing on one of your nerves. If a medical doctor recognizes a pinched nerve on your MRI, they might refer you for a spinal injection. While this seems like a normal process, new research has [...]

By | 2019-12-03T13:43:37+11:00 December 3rd, 2019|Chiropractic|Comments Off on The Risky Business of Spinal Injections

After an Accident: How to Get Your Life Back

Bottom Line: Getting into a car accident can be one of the scariest experiences of your life. In an instant, your life changes, and it can be difficult both physically and emotionally to get back to normal. Fortunately, the injuries sustained in most accidents can be treated conservatively, and many don't require surgery. Why it [...]

By | 2019-11-22T14:42:25+11:00 November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on After an Accident: How to Get Your Life Back

Why Isn’t My Shoulder Moving?

Bottom Line: Pain in and around the shoulder is very common after a car accident or work injury. The shoulder is considered an unstable joint which means that it has a tremendous range of motion but not much stability. The combination of fantastic mobility and limited stability make it extremely susceptible to injuries as a [...]

By | 2019-11-22T14:22:29+11:00 November 22nd, 2019|Chiropractic, injury|Comments Off on Why Isn’t My Shoulder Moving?

Whiplash: A Little Goes a Long Way

Bottom Line: The term whiplash is the term used to describe the injuries that result from a rapid back and forth motion of the neck. These injuries can occur during a car crash, sports accident, or during a slip and fall. The most common symptoms of a whiplash injury are neck pain, headaches, and radiating [...]

By | 2019-11-22T14:13:12+11:00 November 22nd, 2019|Chiropractic|Comments Off on Whiplash: A Little Goes a Long Way

What Happens to My Body During a Car Accident?

Bottom Line: Your body wasn't designed to deal with the forces that occur in a car accident. Even though modern cars have an array of safety features, the damage from an accident can range from small aches to life-changing injuries. The force that both your vehicle and body absorb while driving along the road is [...]

By | 2019-11-22T13:13:55+11:00 November 22nd, 2019|Chiropractic|Comments Off on What Happens to My Body During a Car Accident?

Exercise is the Best Medicine

Bottom Line: We’ve all heard about how exercise if good for you. But did you know how powerful that statement really is? Nearly every major risk factor for chronic disease can be lower with as little as 15 minutes of moderate exercise per day. As you age, the cells in your body can become damaged, [...]

By | 2019-09-17T10:05:24+11:00 September 17th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise, healthy living|Comments Off on Exercise is the Best Medicine

Spinal Traction: Reducing Pain Through Movement

Bottom Line: At a glance, spinal traction may look like a form of medieval torture. But, while at first, it may seem strange, the relief it can help provide is remarkable. Spinal traction offers relief from neck and back pain by reducing the pressure on spinal discs and nerves. Many people use spinal traction as [...]

By | 2019-09-13T12:06:53+11:00 September 13th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise, healthy living|Comments Off on Spinal Traction: Reducing Pain Through Movement

Stretch Your Way to Better Health

Bottom Line: Stretching each day is an integral part of improving your overall health. Even if you’re not an athlete, stretching provides important benefits for both your mind and body. Believe it or not, there is a right and wrong way to stretch. Knowing the differences, and understanding the proper technique will help you stay [...]

By | 2019-09-10T13:35:44+11:00 September 10th, 2019|Chiropractic, exercise|Comments Off on Stretch Your Way to Better Health

How Heavy is That Backpack?

Bottom Line: Even though an iPad can store an entire library worth of books, most kids still trudge to and from school each day carrying an oversized and overweight backpack filled with heavy textbooks. While it may not seem like a big deal, recent studies have shown that carrying the weight of a typical backpack [...]

By | 2019-08-13T11:12:57+11:00 August 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Heavy is That Backpack?

Growing Up with Good Posture

Bottom Line: “Sit up straight!” We’ve all heard it (or said it) a million times, but many people aren’t aware that poor posture as a kid can create health challenges later in life. Rounded shoulders (scapular protrusion), swayback (lumbar hyperlordosis) and a hunched upper back (thoracic hyperkyphosis) are all postural imbalances that place a tremendous [...]

By | 2019-08-06T11:12:03+11:00 August 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Growing Up with Good Posture