How Physical Therapy Expedites And Maintains Healing


When it comes to injuries to the body, whether from sports or a car accident, chiropractors and physical therapists are often used to help with the healing process. While chiropractors typically deal with nerve issues and issues of the spine and skeletal system of the body, physical therapists focus more on specific injuries that impact joints, muscles, and ligaments. Physical therapists are particularly effective in helping people heal from major surgeries that may impact their mobility in the long run.

25 September 2019

Why You Should Get Your Whiplash Injury Professionally Treated


Do you have whiplash from a recent accident? Whiplash may be commonly caused by a car accident, and can be a painful condition to undergo, and sometimes difficult to diagnose and treat. Since whiplash doesn't always present itself right away, it can be hard to get treatment for the condition at your regular doctor's appointment. Even if your doctor does recognize you have whiplash, the way they recommend treating your case may not leave you with a lot of relief.

6 July 2019

Chiropractic Treatment After A Whiplash Injury: How Rehabilitation Will Improve Your Condition


When you have been rear-ended in a car accident, it is common to suffer from a whiplash injury. Headaches at the base of your skull, neck pain, stiffness, and poor range of motion can be a result. A chiropractor can help with the inflammation and pain that comes when you are diagnosed with whiplash and will help speed up your healing time. With the use of hot and cold therapy, ultrasound, massage, gentle stretching, and more, chiropractic treatment can ease the intense pain of whiplash and help you get on the road to recovery.

19 April 2019

Neck Pain From An Accident? What To Try


If a collision seems to have affected your neck in the days after the event, you may not connect the two at first, particularly if you're used to aches and pains. How should you be addressing this discomfort? Seeing a Chiropractor A chiropractor is often a great professional to visit after any kind of vehicle collision because they approach your pain from a holistic perspective. They can determine the specific neck ailment you have, whether it's whiplash or some kind of disc herniation.

3 December 2018

5 Easy Ways To Take Care Of Your Lower Back


Lower back pain is a common ailment that many people experience throughout their life. The truth is, though, that a lot of lower back pain can be avoided through lifestyle choices. Save yourself from lower back pain by taking care of your back properly. #1 Mind Your Posture How you carry yourself has a lot to do with if you experience back pain. When you don't carry yourself correctly, you can put pressure on your back.

29 October 2018

Tips to Assist with Giving a Therapeutic Neck Massage


If your spouse has strained their neck muscles and finds it painful to turn their head or sit up for long amounts of time, the following tips can be used while giving them a therapeutic massage in order to relieve tension and discomfort and to help them relax. Well-Ventilated Dark Room That Mimics a Natural Environment Create a calming atmosphere by selecting a room in your home that is well-ventilated to perform the massage in.

4 November 2016

Manage Your Back Pain Without Opiate Painkillers


While opiates are effective in relieving back pain, they are also highly addictive, and should only be used sporadically when pain becomes unmanageable. Depending on the nature of your back pain, there are various alternative methods for relieving pain, lessening the frequency and intensity of occurrences, and avoiding minor incidences altogether. Avoiding strained back muscles Many people have experienced episodes of back pain from muscle strains. Although the pain may be breathtaking when you move in a certain direction, it is temporary and usually disappears after a few days rest.

14 April 2016

No More Excuses: Three Reasons It's Time To Finally Book Your Chiropractic Appointment


When you lead a busy life and have little spare time, it can be easy to avoid taking a proactive role in your health by making regular appointments with healthcare professionals. Failing to keep on top of things, however, can mean that a small issue worsens to the point at which it begins to affect your quality of life. If you've been thinking in the back of your head that you should visit a chiropractor, but have always made an excuse that keeps you from picking up the phone to make an appointment, now's the time to take action.

12 August 2015

3 Reasons You're Suffering From Pregnancy Neck Pain...And What To Do About It


You probably already knew that you could expect morning sickness, but there's a good chance that no one told you about the neck pain that you can often experience during pregnancy. However, you should know that neck pain is not at all uncommon when you're expecting. You could be wondering what you can do about this discomfort, but getting to the source of the problem and making a few changes should help you find some relief.

28 July 2015

Tips For Gardeners: Managing Chronic Lower Back Pain While Weeding


If you suffer from chronic lower back pain, it can make it difficult for you to take part in even basic hobbies. For example, if you're an avid gardener, but weeding leaves you suffering with pain for days afterward, it may be time to consider adapting your weeding process to ease the strain on your back. Here are a few tips that may help you preserve your hobby, enjoy your plants and limit the residual pain.

28 July 2015