1. How Does Biofreeze Work?

    If you have ever experienced a sprain, you know how inconvenient it can be to locate an icepack so that you can quickly apply it to your injury.  After all, not everyone is “lucky” enough to get hurt at a home and have a bag of frozen peas on hand when it happen. Even if you just have sore muscles from a strenuous workout, experts advise that you apply ice to relieve pain and speed up recover…Read More

  2. The Importance of Good Posture

    As children, how many times did we hear from our parents when we were children, “sit up straight”?  Good posture is important for a variety of health reasons as well.  It helps us to breathe properly, increases concentration, reduces the risk of neck and back pain and increases our sense of well-being. Yet, most people have bad posture.  It is not surprising, given how many hours we spend s…Read More

  3. Can Vitamin C Really Help Your Immune System?

    Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is the most commonly used supplement of all the recommended daily vitamins, and it’s no wonder.  In the 1970s Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling promoted the idea that mega-doses of vitamin C could be used for a number of health benefits, including prevention of the common cold.  This possibility naturally had very wide appeal, since a great many people suffer …Read More

  4. ALINE Insoles Improve Postural Alignment

    ALINE insoles have arrived at Moramarco Chiropractic Office! ALINE is a foot suspension system offering a fit custom to one’s varied foot issues and alignment needs. They are an affordable alternative to expensive orthotics, and a far superior choice to store bought insoles. Many foot, ankle, knee, hip, and low back pains can be the result of joint misalignments. Often, these misalignments can r…Read More

  5. What is the best mattress for back pain? Think Goldilocks.

    One of the most frequently asked questions at my Woburn chiropractic office is: “What is the best mattress for back pain or support?” My advice: when shopping for a mattress, remember  Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This is because the answer for back pain sufferers is to buy the bed Goldilocks  would want - not too firm, not too soft, but in-between. Here’s why: When lying supine (on the…Read More

  6. Can Chiropractic Help Spinal Degeneration?

    Spinal degeneration, also known as degenerative disc disease, is typically caused by years of wear and tear on the spine. The joints of the spine may become misaligned and the discs (the cushion between the vertebrae) lose fluid, and become thinner. When a spinal disc wears down, the vertebrae may develop bony spurs, or growths. As a result, muscle imbalances can occur and spinal nerves may become…Read More