August 2016

Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment for Bone Spurs

A bone spur is also called osteophyte. It is a tiny pointed outgrowth of bone that is usually caused by inflammation due to tendonitis or degenerative arthritis. These bone spurs oftentimes develop in injured areas of nearby tendons. Some bone spurs don't produce pain hence, they don't show symptoms but when they do, you can always find it on the affected locations. It is possible to have a bone spur even if you don't feel pain, swelling or other usual symptoms of disorder. The Common Causes of Bone Spurs There are a few reasons why bone spurs occur. It is [...]

Causes of Hand, Finger and Wrist Pain and How To Treat It

Causes & Treatment of Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems for a Non-injury Sometimes, people feel that they have problems with their hand, finger or wrist even if no injury has happened on it. Sometimes, it is the daily use that causes a wear and tear of a few parts of our body including the hand, finger and wrist. The hands and fingers can be considered as the most useful parts of the body for we do almost everything using them. This is the reason why they are vulnerable to getting hurt such as being burned or feeling sore, stiff, numb, [...]

Reduce Back Pain By Doing This

How to Choose The Right Adjustable Bed to Reduce Back Pain When you start searching for your comfortable bed, you will realize that there are various types and brands for this kind. There are others that are just simple, while others seem a bit complicated and with various features. The durability, brand, and number of features are among the factors that decide the price of an adjustable bed. So, how do you select which bed is right for you? Comfort. For an adjustable bed, comfort usually means the softness of the mattress and probably how good it can incline/recline or [...]

Spinal Compression Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, Tests & Treatment

Spinal compression fractures can be better explained by saying that these are broken vertebrae or the damaged bones of the spine. There are a few causes that can be attributed to compression fractures of the back and while this illness may not be easily diagnosed, many patients realize its existence only when they have symptoms that are common to those who have this kind of illness. When this happens, it's about time to go to the doctor for a consultation. Causes of Compression Fractures of the Back Though there is no single cause of compression fractures, the most common cause [...]

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Bad For You?

Oftentimes, people compare chiropractic treatment with traditional medicine which results in controversies on the use of chiropractic medicine. Believe me, both of them approach disease from an opposite point of view. While traditional medicine believes that it is the disease that causes ill health of a person, chiropractic practitioners believe otherwise -- It is ill health that leads to a person's disease. Chiropractic Practice Controversies So, what are the controversies around chiropractic treatment and adjustments that have created the notion that they are bad for everyone's health? Let us explain a few of these. Chiropractic has not been regulated by [...]

Learn How Chiropractors Help People Who Have Sitting Jobs Prevent Lower Back Pain

According to various studies, the average person in this technology filled world is spending about half of his waking hours doing things that are in an inactive state such as sitting in front of a computer or smartphone, watching TV or movies, and commuting to and from work. Modern machines brought about by the advancement of technology have given much benefits because they help us finish jobs in less time as well as let us connect to others on a fast paced scale. However, one of its drawbacks is the adverse effects of too much sitting and for long periods [...]

June 2016

4 Steps to Prevent Injuries While Doing Crossfit

So you do crossfit.. Awesome!  It’s one of the best forms of exercises you can do! However a lot of crossfitters end their career early because they suffered an injury that put them out of commission. I’ve treated many patients who came in with a sport injury that they’ve never gotten taken care of correctly and it’s affecting their daily life. This article is not to discourage your from doing crossfit, it’s more so how to prolong your crossfit career. Crossfit is one of the best forms of exercises out there because it’s extremely functional and uses all parts of your [...]

April 2016

How Chiropractic Treatment Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

Arthritis is a condition which affects the joints and causes a lot of pain. It is more common in elderly people, but inflammation of the joints can affect young adults as well.  Arthritis can be rather crippling and debilitating if it is not under control. When you go to a chiropractor for the first time, they will talk to you about your history and the experience you have had with arthritis. They will discuss your symptoms and they will try to find ways to reduce your pain and help you manage the condition. If your arthritis has been chronic and [...]

3 Reasons Why You Need Chiropractic Care After You Been Injured in An Auto Accident

Nobody would like to be involved in an auto accident. Between other life challenges, adding a car accident to the mix just creates more things to think about and stress. In addition, auto accident injuries bring additional stress on your life thus making you unable to undertake certain tasks or take time off work. One of the most common injuries from car accidents is whiplash. Whiplash happens when the head sustains a sudden, jerking movement forward, backward, or even to the side. It causes severe pain and destabilizes the spine along with the following indicators: Neck pain Arm pain Low [...]

March 2016

What Everyone Needs to Know About Sciatica Pain

Adam doesn't know whether the pain he feels is related to an issue with his health or if he has some sort of disease. The pain in his leg that continuously occurs confuses him, especially when he knows what he is experiencing is called sciatica. He has never heard of this term before and wondered what it is. Many people who are first diagnosed with sciatica are confused with this term. We are here to help you to understand exactly what it is. What is sciatica? Sciatica is a symptom that occurs when you have something compressing on the sciatic [...]