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Cycling: Preventing Back, Neck and Joint Pain With Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care & Cycling Go Hand-In-Hand Spring is here, and for millions of Americans that signals the start of cycling Read more

Reasons To See A Chiropractor: Chiropractic Care Improves Quality of Sleep

Chiropractic Care Improves Quality of Sleep Common sense tells us that a good night's sleep contributes to good health. How Read more

Consumer Reports Ranks Chiropractic #1 for Back Pain

Chiropractic Named The Top Choice For Back Treatment It's no secret that back pain is one of the most prevalent Read more

9 Reasons To See A Chiropractor: #1

#1: Chiropractic Improves Structural Posture and Enhances Life It's often said that first impressions are the most important. Whether it's Read more

Reasons To See A Chiropractor: Chiropractic Care Improves Quality of Sleep

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chiropractic sleepChiropractic Care Improves Quality of Sleep
Common sense tells us that a good night’s sleep contributes to good health. How does care at Wellness Way Chiropractic help? Chiropractic treatment helps to reduce the pain and associated anxiety of spinal misalignments which often interfere with sleep patterns. Improved sleep, in turn, has been shown to enhance immunity and your ability to fight illness. Read more

Do Weather Changes Cause My Back Pain?

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The Truth About “Coming Rains Mean Aches & Pains”
This is a question we get often at Wellness Way Chiropractic. It’s true that many people with back pain, neck pain or other joint complaints are often suprisingly accurate in predicting when storms are approaching. However, the weather by itself is not the cause of their symptoms.  An underlying condition must exist first. Read more

Should I See A Chiropractor For My Plantar Fasciitis?

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chiropractor plantar fasciitis foot pain“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

Chiropractic Treatment Works, Research Explains Why

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The Physiology of Chiropractic Care
The study of the relationship between sensorimotor integration and chiropractic adjustments is helping chiropractors to explain the exact mechanisms that make chiropractic adjustments effect such positive changes in their patients.

chiropractor in milwaukeeWhat Is Sensorimotor Integration?
Sensorimotor integration is the ability to respond to sensory information in our environment with the appropriate motor or physical response. For example, we have all experienced the reflex response after touching a hot stove or sharp object. The harmful stimulus activates sensory pain receptors signaling the central nervous system to excite motor neurons to contract the muscle and remove the body from danger. Because of this sensorimotor integration we are able to move our hand away from the hot stove even faster than we can consciously feel the pain. Read more

The American Medical Association Suggests Chiropractic First For Low Back Pain

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A Turning Point in the Treatment of Low Back Pain
For decades following the inception of the chiropractic profession in 1895, Doctors of Chiropractic and Medical Doctors were often at odds with each other. It culminated in a ruling by a federal judge that the American Medical Association had engaged in an unlawful conspiracy “to contain and eliminate the chiropractic profession.” But since the 1980’s, mainstream acceptance of chiropractic has spurredMilwaukee Back Pain Doctor collaborative research efforts into the effectiveness of spinal manipulation for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.

Thankfully things have changed since the early days of chiropractic. Today, the AMA recommends chiropractic care as a first line of defense against low back pain. According to the Journal of the American Medical Society’s Patient Page public education initiative, spinal surgery and other invasive measures are usually unnecessary and should only be considered if chiropractic and other conservative treatments are unsuccessful. Read more