1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Auto Accident Insights

    As your trusted chiropractor, I have been giving out auto accident advice for years. Unfortunately, I now know, first hand, what it’s like to experience a car accident after being rear-ended this past weekend. A large pick-up lost his brakes and hit me, repeatedly, while I was stopped at a red light. I was driving my son’s small pick-up truck and it was pushed into the middle of the intersecti…Read More

  6. What is Supination?

    The term “supination” refers to a position of the arm or foot that is outward from the normal, at-rest position. It is the opposite of “pronation” which refers to an inward position. In most cases, supination refers to the foot because of the problems associated with foot supination. FreeDictionary.com offers a reasonable definition of the verb “supinate,” meaning "to turn or rotate (t…Read More

  7. Why Low Back Pain Is So Common

    If you suffer from low back pain, you’re definitely not alone. Back pain, especially lower back pain, is one of the most common complaints at doctors’ offices and hospitals across the nation. The cause of any particular case of back pain can be difficult to determine, but chiropractors are well-equipped to help ease your pain with a number of drug-free, noninvasive techniques. In addition to t…Read More

  8. The Chiropractor Woburn Can Trust: Moramarco Can Help

    Chiropractic care is something that we all need to be aware of for the sake of our backs. At any time we may be stricken with an ailment or affliction that is debilitating or crippling because of the pain a back injury can spread all throughout the body. If you are looking for a chiropractor Woburn located, then know that professional care can be found here at the Moramarco Chiropractic Office. Wo…Read More

  9. What is Traction and When is it Appropriate?

    Chiropractic traction (also called “vertebral traction”, “spinal traction” or “cervical traction”) is one of the most widely used and accepted treatments for spinal, muscle and skeletal pain. The term “traction” applies to the use of weights and other forces to treat skeletal and muscular disorders, pinched or compressed nerves and injuries to the joints, vertebrae, muscles and lig…Read More

  10. Can Chiropractic Care Help You Recover from Back Surgery?

    Luckily, surgery is only necessary in a relatively small number of cases involving back problems.  Non-invasive methods such as chiropractic care are available for treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including back pain, sciatica and herniated discs.  However, in some severe cases and when degenerative disc disease has progressed to a point where the spinal nerves are being compressed an…Read More