1. memory foam mattress for back pain, chiropractor recommendations for mattresses

    Memory Foam Mattresses and Back Health

    Could a memory foam mattress help you get a better night’s sleep? Could it help relieve your aching back? If you're not getting enough sleep or you’re waking up every morning with a backache, you might be willing to do almost anything to stop the suffering. But, is a memory foam mattress the answer? It might go without saying, but it is important to note that everyone’s body is different. So…Read More

  2. Frequency of Chiropractic Adjustments?

    When it comes to the frequency of chiropractic adjustments, each person’s individual needs and overall health must be taken into account. Adjustments are recommended whenever you have a spinal misalignment. However, it is not always clear when your spine is misaligned, since a subluxation can be completely painless. The best approach is to visit your chiropractor on a regular basis, just as you …Read More

  3. What is Inversion Therapy?

    Severe back pain can be debilitating and limit freedom of movement. Spinal vertebrae may become misaligned which causes nerves to become compressed. Since nerves are the body's channels of communication, compression, or ‘pinching’, interferes with signaling throughout the body. This can lead to pain and malfunction. Sitting or standing places pressure on the vertebrae. Inversion therapy seeks …Read More

  4. Good Posture Matters

    “Sit up straight”? Who didn’t hear that from their parents at one time or another when growing up. They weren’t telling us to do that without good reason. Proper posture is important for a variety of health reasons including proper breathing, improved concentration, reduced risk of neck and back pain and improved well-being. Despite this, most people do not have good posture. Given how man…Read More

  5. Probiotics – Are They Worthwhile?

    The intestines contain over 400 species of microorganisms that help with the digestive process and prevent the growth of harmful pathogens in the bowel. Therefore, keeping our internal ecology in order is essential to good health. However, there are many factors that can upset the balance of organisms in the gut - including eating the wrong foods, age, illness and certain medications. Probiotics (…Read More

  6. How Does Chiropractic Help Increase Range of Motion and Flexibility?

    When we're young, it's easy to take normal range of motion and flexibility for granted. As certain health conditions or as aging occurs, the cumulative effects of wear and tear can begin to affect movement. When this happens it can become difficult to carry on normal daily activities. Even a movement as simple as picking something up off the floor or tying shoes can be challenging. Luckily, chirop…Read More

  7. ALINE Insoles for Healthy Feet and Improved Gait

    A quarter of the body's bones are in the feet providing the body a complex yet strong foundation that is constantly on-call to help move you from one place to another. With nineteen muscles and twenty-six bones in each foot, the position of the feet can be an important element of health which contributes to the balance and improved postural alignment for the entire body. When the feet are positio…Read More

  8. Pregnancy and Back Pain – Chiropractic Can Help

    Having a child (especially for the first time) means big changes for new moms. As soon as conception occurs, changes begin to occur in a pregnant mother’s body. The combined effect of the physical changes may at times be inconvenient, uncomfortable or even painful. Pregnancy can strain a woman’s entire musculoskeletal system, particularly the back. This is because of a combination of changes t…Read More

  9. Why Do Chiropractors Use “Palpation”?

    Palpation is the most frequently used diagnostic tool in chiropractic care and is the clinical cornerstone of most physicians’ practice. It is a manual, non-invasive method of determining where a patient has structural or functional problems in the body. During palpation, chiropractors use their hands and detailed knowledge of anatomy to effectively feel what is happening in the spine and its s…Read More

  10. High School Athletes, Sports-Related Back Pain Starts Early

    People often assume that lower back pain (LBP) is a problem only for the elderly, or middle-aged adults who have a history of physical wear and tear. However, this is simply untrue. In fact, over 31 million Americans live with lower back pain on a regular basis, and a great number of them are adolescents. Recent studies have indicated that many high school students who participate in sports are at…Read More