#1: Chiropractic Improves Structural Posture and Enhances Life
It’s often said that first impressions are the most important. Whether it’s in your personal or business life, your posture can speak volumes before you even utter a word. The improved posture that comes with regular chiropractic care can make a dramatic difference in self confidence.
Posture ranks right up at the top of the list when it comes to factors that influence good health. Read more
Research Shows Chiropractic Is Most Effective Option For Migraines
Many migraine sufferers need pain-killers to manage their pain, but those drugs might actually cause more headaches that they prevent. Recent research suggests that overusing medication causes extra headaches in 1 out of every migraine sufferers. The good news is that there are natural solutions that won’t cause worsening of your headache symptoms.
Although many individual case studies have suggested that chiropractic care is effective for treating migraines, a 2000 study was one of the first randomized, clinically controlled trials for chiropractic treatment.
127 adult participants who experienced at least one migraine per month were recruited for the study. Chiropractic care was provided to half of the participants while the other half were used as a control group. The participants were treated over a period of two months, with a maximum of 16 chiropractic treatments given. The patients kept track of the severity, duration, frequency, disability level, associated symptoms, and use of medication in a diary during the study. Read more
“My foot is killing me!”
“Can you heal my aching heel?” It’s a question I hear at least weekly from new patients coming into my office looking for relief from the pain in their feet. Many of those dealing with plantar fasciitis begin every morning with wincing and a few choice words as they suffer through the sensation of walking on glass shards. The chronic pain of plantar fasciitis is a condition that’s hard to ignore, and the fact that it normally doesn’t respond well to traditional treatment methods doesn’t help. Read more
What Is TMJ Dysfunction?
Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD), also known as TMJ syndrome, is a complex musculoskeletal condition involving the teeth and mandible in conjunction with the surrounding nerves, ligaments, connective tissue, and the 68 pairs of muscles that control the joint. TMJ syndrome symptoms can vary from case to case but those with the condition will often experience jaw pain, headaches, problems chewing, earaches, clicking and grinding, or difficulty opening/closing the mouth. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, the disorder affects approximately 35 million people in the United States, with women experiencing it four times more often than men. Read more
Move Better, Feel Better, Live Better
When we’re young, we tend to take our extensive range of motion and mobility for granted. But as we get older, the cumulative effect of wear and tear on our spines often causes altered biomechanics that affect our flexibility. Sometimes this loss of mobility is accompanied by pain and discomfort; other times we just begin to gradually notice that our bodies don’t move with as much ease as they once did.
It’s easy to see how a loss of motion in your neck or back can negatively affect a person’s quality of life. Even an activity as simple as picking up a child or checking your blindspot while driving can become a challenge when your movement is restricted. Read more