Symptoms & Conditions

Scoliosis: How Chiropractic Helps a Twisted Spine

When you have scoliosis, your spine’s straight position begins to bend sideways. It can take the form of a single curve (C-shaped) or as a double curve (S-shaped). The most commonly affected area is the mid spine. Double curves usually involve both these areas. This condition most commonly occurs in the young, between 10 and [...]

2017-08-13T02:31:05+00:00 April 27th, 2015|Symptoms & Conditions|

The 4 Most Common Running Injuries

During the upcoming summer months, running is an activity that picks up in popularity. It’s a great way to boost cardiovascular health. However, it can also place a lot of stress on the musculoskeletal structure of your body. Your chiropractor often sees improper footwear and over-training as common causes for running injuries, along with misalignments [...]

2017-08-13T02:28:40+00:00 April 20th, 2015|Symptoms & Conditions|

Breast Cancer, Mammograms and the Body’s Healing Power

A report recently published in the American Medical Association’s Archives of Internal Medicine alerted the public of a potentially alarming statistic regarding mammograms and breast cancer. In a Norwegian study where women received a mammogram every two years instead of every six years, “invasive breast cancer was 22 percent higher in the group regularly screened [...]

2017-08-13T02:02:01+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Symptoms & Conditions|

The Deceiving Nature of Whiplash

The traffic light ahead turns red. You bring your vehicle to a stop. Then BANG! Your head snaps forward then backward. Your car is hurtled a foot into the intersection. You realize almost immediately what just happened. Your vehicle was rear-ended. Other than being startled by the event, you’re okay…or are you? Despite feeling fine, you may [...]

2017-08-13T02:34:06+00:00 March 9th, 2015|Symptoms & Conditions|

Reduce the Effects of Multiple Sclerosis

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Imagine an electrical wire, the kind of wire that has hundreds of tiny wires bundled together by a plastic sheath called insulation. The insulation ensures that the electrical impulse gets to where it is supposed to go without interruption. What happens when the insulation is broken or missing at certain points? Short circuit! Sparks! [...]

2017-08-30T13:51:15+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Symptoms & Conditions|

Back Pain Relief with Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care

80% of the population will experience back pain and it is the leading cause of missed work. Back pain has been linked to a past history of injury or trauma to the head, neck, or back, and it appears that the injury need not be directly to the low back for it to effect the low [...]

2017-08-30T13:52:14+00:00 November 24th, 2014|Chiropractic, Symptoms & Conditions|

Auto Accidents and Whiplash – Reduce the Risk of Chronic Symptoms

What exactly is whiplash? Whiplash is a commonly used term to describe what happens to our head and neck when we get into a car crash. Chiropractors are trained in fixing problems that whiplash can cause such as neck pain, back pain, and headaches, just to name a few. Our head is heavy and when [...]

2017-08-30T13:53:07+00:00 November 17th, 2014|Symptoms & Conditions|

Headaches, Migraines and Chiropractic… OH MY!!!

Headaches are a widespread and largely misunderstood problem.  9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches, ranging from occasional, mild headaches to constant, daily, full blown debilitating headaches accompanied by light sensitivity and nausea.  This is an alarming rate, not only because of the quantity of people suffering, but also because when a problem becomes [...]

2017-08-30T13:44:30+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|Symptoms & Conditions|