You have a nerve that goes from your lower back down both of your legs. This nerve is called the sciatica, and if you have a healthy back, then you may never have a reason to learn about this nerve. However, should you end up aggravating your back in a way that causes inflammation around the nerve, or if you have an injury such as a bulged disc, then you can quickly and painfully be introduced to this nerve.
4 September 2019
If you have ever suffered a migraine headache, then you are familiar with its extreme symptoms. They include a severe throbbing headache that usually affects one side of the head; however, it can affect both sides of the head. In addition to a severe headache, migraines can cause light sensitivity, anxiety, nausea, vomiting, chills, and seeing flashes of light. Prescription migraine medications are effective in relieving pain, however, they can cause gastrointestinal problems, a cardiac arrhythmia, and blood pressure problems.
15 May 2019
There are times when a headache or migraine can be debilitating. While there are a number of causes for both headaches and migraines, a big factor is often high stress levels. When your body is stressed, you automatically tighten your neck and shoulder muscles. Over time, this can cause tension headaches. If your cervical spine is out of alignment, you can experience a bad headache. Chiropractic care can help ease the tension of your cervical spine, improve the function of your neck, and give you the mobility you need.
25 February 2019
Auto accidents, even seemingly minor ones, should never be taken for granted by the people involved in them, even when no physical injuries are noted at the time. Many drivers and occupants of vehicles involved in minor to major auto accidents feel fine at the scene and often for days or even weeks afterward. By the time feelings of headaches, back pain, dizziness, or other symptoms are noticed, accident victims may not even realize the cause could have been the vehicle accident.
30 November 2018
Neck injuries are an extremely common result from auto accidents. Whiplash is one of the more common neck injuries to result from this. While it is a fairly common injury, it can be extremely painful and disruptive for patients that have the unfortunate luck of developing this injury. What Causes You To Suffer A Whiplash Injury? Whiplash occurs as a result of the head being pushed forward and then back. This puts tremendous strain on the muscles in the neck.
13 August 2018
Pregnancy does many things to your body. After all, your body is going through many changes because of the change in hormones and the fact that your growing baby is putting pressure on certain areas of your body, especially the lower back. Many women, especially in their third trimester report lower back pain. Luckily, there are many ways to relieve it, making the next few months much more comfortable to get through.
31 August 2016
To help you understand if it might be time to make an appointment with a chiropractor, you will want to check out the following points. Your Range Of Motion Is Limited If you have suddenly found that your arms, legs, or neck is not able to move as much or as far as before, you will want to make an appointment with a chiropractor. You could have something out of alignment or a problem with your ligaments that is causing the issue.
30 August 2016
Studies indicate that about 31 million people deal with lower back pain, 100 million people suffer from general chronic pain and 77 percent of people suffer from stress that leads to physical symptoms. Because the probability of dealing with various forms of stress and pain in your life is so high, you should look into natural treatments to help. One of the best treatments you can receive is a massage known as rolfing.
29 April 2016
When you have back pain, the simple act of picking up the phone to arrange a consultation with a chiropractor can be your first step on the road to recovery. Treatment from a chiropractor can get your back in proper alignment, keep it that way and, in the process, restore your quality of life. While fully eliminating your back pain might take a series of treatments, you can often put in a little work yourself to help the cause.
6 August 2015
Sitting in a desk chair for 8 hours a day is necessary for many workers but all of that sitting can take a toll on your body. The position puts pressure on your lower body all day while putting your upper body through the strain of small repetitive motions. Regular visits to the chiropractor and massage therapist can help undo the muscle and joint damage from sitting at a desk. But in between visits, there are some handy lower body stretches you can perform both before and after work and while you sit at your desk.
29 July 2015