Is there a way to tell if your back pain is run-of-the-mill back strain or something more severe with a pinched nerve? The good news is that there are some clues that can help you determine whether or not it’s a pinched nerve you’re dealing with when it comes to your pain. Here are some signs that you have a pinched nerve.
One worry that many patients have before setting foot into a chiropractor’s office is that they’ll be stuck going forever if they start treatment. There is a myth circulating that once you’ve gotten a chiropractic treatment, you always have to do so, or your health will suffer. The truth is that you won’t have to see a chiropractor forever, but you may want to once you see the benefits that can come from regular chiropractic treatment. So let’s dive deeper into this topic.
Coronavirus is causing fear, confusion, and sickness throughout the world. Most countries were deeply unprepared for a pandemic and have since placed orders on their citizens to stay at home and practice social distancing to protect those most at risk. While masks, gloves, and disinfectants play an extremely important role in keeping you and your family safe during these events you should also be thinking about your body’s immune system. Your immune system is the critical defense mechanism that protects you from viruses and infections. During times such as these, it’s important to take care of your body and boost your immunity in any way possible.
Our bodies are incredible. They allow us to explore and interact with the world around us, and they also heal and perform so many functions without us even knowing. Unfortunately, even the most active and healthy people get aches, pains, and ailments they can’t explain. Chiropractors endeavor to help your body heal itself in a natural way, by restoring the balance of your nervous system.
Chiropractors replace traditional medical care with the time-honored practice of aligning the spine and allowing your nervous system to do the work of healing your illness or injury. This kind of care is still met with widespread criticism even though it has been around much longer than what we consider modern western medicine.
Most people who have received chiropractic care will probably recall the cracking and popping of joints, stretching and possibly the use of other tools like tuning forks. Because this type of care does not rely on potent medications consistency in both appointments and any home regimen your doctor gives you is key. Chiropractors can also help with some more unexpected things that people may not be aware of. Continue reading to see a breakdown of some of these things and how they can benefit you. Continue reading “5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor” »
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Most of us have probably grown up hearing that cracking your knuckles on a regular basis can lead to bony hands, big knuckles, and even arthritis. Or that hearing popping sounds coming from other joints is a sign of bigger issues. Rest assured that today we are going to take a look at a couple of the myths surrounding not only knuckle cracking but joint popping in general and then pair those myths with actual facts. Sound good? Let’s get started.
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Older adults begin to face unique health struggles that Chiropractic care is specially equipped to address. Older people suffer from arthritis, decreased flexibility, brittle bones, poor balance and joint degeneration. Regular visits with a chiropractor can enhance the lives of elderly patients in 5 specific ways.
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