Most people have heard of whiplash, a medical complaint caused when one’s neck is rapidly flexed and then overextended. While the majority of whiplash sufferers will find that their pain resolves with conservative treatment within three months, in some cases without treatment the symptoms of a whiplash injury may become a chronic problem.
The good news is that the symptoms of whiplash are not something that must be put up with for the rest of one’s life as there are a number of treatment options that can both relieve the immediate pain and prevent complications long-term. Read more
Have you ever seen the “Stress Reduction Kit” poster that directs the stressed-out user to place the kit on a firm surface, BANG HEAD HERE, and repeat as necessary (or until unconscious)? Unfortunately, stress is a fact of nature, but dealing with it doesn’t have to be as painful as the Stress Reduction Kit suggests!
Now and again things get a little too hot to handle at work or at home for all of us. In fact, surveys show that around half of us are worried about the amount of stress we have to deal with on a regular basis.
The good news is that there are many techniques to help reduce stress and though many of them involve professional help, there are plenty of stress-reduction methods that involve only some small changes in lifestyle. Read more
What Is Scoliosis?
Scoliosis is an abnormal, lateral (side-to-side) curvature of the spine. It leads to muscle fatigue and intense pain in sufferers. At its worst, it can even interfere with breathing and lead to spinal arthritis, or spondylosis. Treatment for scoliosis can vary, but commonly, body braces and surgical procedures are explored. Many people would prefer other options, but aren’t aware that they exist. Read more
Research Shows Chiropractic Care Saves Healthcare Costs
In the medical world, chiropractic and other forms of nontraditional treatment are often under fire. When the massive costs associated with the healthcare system are considered, it’s no surprise that many are looking for answers and ways to cut costs. Despite criticisms, a recent study has found chiropractic treatment to be a cost-effective healthcare option. Read more
Most people experience headaches from time to time, some more than others. In many cases it isn’t too hard to pin down its cause such as excess alcohol or very loud music but in some cases the causes are not so obvious. This can be frustrating for the sufferer as headaches can be quite debilitating and prevent the sufferer from living a normal life.
While professional help should always be sought if the symptoms are either severe or continual, there are a few possible causes which are worth investigating as well. Read more