Your mother always told you to sit up straight and quit slouching. She was right.
Whether you’re on your feet or at a desk all day, poor posture can cause a whole host of problems. Rounding your shoulders, arching your lower back and dipping your neck can all contribute to poor posture and consequently lower back pain and other chronic problems. Continue reading
In today’s society, anxiety seems almost a normal way of life. In fact, over 40 million adult Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). However, only 37 percent of them receive treatment. Ironically, treatment is not widely sought scarce for anxiety, despite the fact that anxiety can interfere with everyday life. In its more severe forms, anxiety can be debilitating, resulting in the inability to function. Continue reading
If you’re a police officer, you face the daily challenges of doing a worthy job. However, no one warned you that one of the primary challenges might be back pain, most commonly known as low back pain (LBP). The truth is that back pain is epidemic among police officers. In fact, there is a high rate of disability among their ranks, with back pain being one of the primary reasons. Continue reading
“A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.”
We cannot provide sufficient lofty praise for the incredible impact and value of teachers. Widely acknowledged, both in studies and anecdotally, are the decisions and pathways that we have all undertaken in our lives due to the influence of our teachers.
It seems the issue with opioids is, in part, a case of the pendulum swinging too far in one direction. This refers to the origin of the opioid problem when the medical community decided that chronic pain was not being sufficiently addressed. They began to take liberal advantage of prescribing opioids. And because these medications have such addictive properties, that made them a risk for the scourge we are now experiencing. Continue reading
Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, joint pain of the arms or legs, headaches, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects.
Chiropractic care is appropriate for children in many cases, and can often be considered the healthier treatment option. Chiropractic’s drugless and preventive approach to good health makes it perfectly appropriate for infants, children, and teenagers. Chiropractic is licensed in all 50 states of the U.S. for the care of children of all ages.
At first glance, most people don’t see the connection between chiropractic care and pregnancy. However, there are four stages in which having an optimally working nervous system and structural support help both mother and child.
Thirty million Americans can’t be wrong. That’s the number of both adults and children who benefit from chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is supported by research that shows the effectiveness of this comprehensive, whole-body, drug-free approach to treating a variety of conditions—although it’s probably best known for treatment of back pain. Continue reading
Massage therapy is essentially the manipulation of muscles and other soft tissues (such as tendons and ligaments) to provide relief and to enhance physical and emotional health and well-being. Massage therapists use their hands and fingers but elbows, forearms or even feet may by applied. Continue reading