Sports Injury

There are many kinds of athletes from runners to swimmers, from tennis to golf, and from football to boxing. In any sport you twist, turn, bend, or fall and any of these actions can injure or strain your joints, tendons, bones, and muscles. This strain goes beyond...

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Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care

Adjustments sure helped my lower back pain, and I often wished to be adjusted daily! - Elaine B. Chiropractic care facilitates a more comfortable transition from early to late term pregnancy and through to postpartum recovery. No one has said that pregnant women...

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PAIN IN THE NECK

The neck (cervical spine) is composed of vertebrae which begin in the upper torso and end at the base of the skull. The bony vertebrae along with the ligaments (like thick rubber bands) provide stability to the spine. The muscles allow for support and motion. The neck...

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Low Back Pain

Did you know that low back pain is a very common condition? It is actually a problem that many people experience all over the world and it places a large economic burden on many countries due to the amount of work time lost and the cost of medical care. Studies have...

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Leg and Hip Pain

Leg and Hip pain are most commonly caused by subluxation of the spine. This can irritate the nerves causing pain and muscle spasms. Your hips and legs support the entire body and give you strength, stability, flexibility, and mobility. For this reason there is a high...

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Healthy holiday shopping tips

Preventing back and neck pain during the holiday shopping frenzy By Tara Madden Holiday shopping can be just as big a strain on your back and neck as some outdoor winter activities. The load you carry each time you head out to the mall in search of gifts can amount to...

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is an arthritis-related syndrome which can be difficult to diagnose. Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic condition characterized by body aches, widespread pain, sleep problems, extreme fatigue, depression, anxiety, and other symptoms, in combination with...

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Elbow Pain

The elbow is a hinge and pivot joint that allows for bending, extension, and rotation the arm. It connects the humerus to the radius and ulna with ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Surprisingly, over 12 muscles cross over the elbow beside the bicep and triceps. The two...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) occurs when the median nerve is pinched or inflamed. The median nerve is located just above the wrist. The carpal tunnel is at the base of the palm of your hand and is made of bones, tendons, and a thick ligament that surround the median...

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Arthritis

Arthritis is simply the inflammation (swelling) of joints. This swelling is usually accompanied by pain. There are quite a few types of arthritis. The most commonly occurring type is degenerative arthritis. This type of arthritis is naturally occurring with age. Once...

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