The 4 Types of Diabetic Neuropathy and How They Can Affect You

Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage that arises from diabetes. This condition is present in approximately half of all people who are diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetic neuropathy is more likely to occur when the disease has been present for several years, and it often results in additional health issues. Through proper maintenance of your blood [...]

By |2019-01-04T14:59:43-07:00April 17th, 2018|Blog, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy|3 Comments

Exercises to Avoid if You Have Sciatica

Exercise is one of the best ways to combat the effects of sciatica. However, HOW you exercise is just as important. Remember, not all fitness routines will help your disorder. Avoid these exercises if you suffer from sciatica. Heavy stretching of the hamstrings: This places undue stress on the hamstring muscles, which can affect [...]

By |2019-01-04T15:07:28-07:00December 14th, 2017|Blog|4 Comments

Three Easy Ways to Prevent Work-related Shoulder Pain

You may not realize it, but you use your shoulders a lot, and when you have shoulder pain it can make even the most menial tasks difficult to complete. Your shoulder is made up of several joints that connect to tendons and muscles, enabling you to have so much range-of-motion in your arm. Prolonged, repetitive [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:51:44-07:00February 17th, 2017|Blog, Shoulder Pain|0 Comments

Dance the Age Away! Is Staying Active the Secret to Brain Health?

The National Institute on Aging calls the dramatic increase in average life expectancy during the 20th century one of society’s greatest achievements. The average is still growing; the number of people over age 65 is projected to increase by 188% through 2050, and those 85 and older is expected to rise by 351%. Along with [...]

By |2017-05-15T13:19:51-07:00September 23rd, 2016|Blog, Chronic Pain|0 Comments

5 Dehydration Myths and the Facts about Drinking Enough Water

Water is the single most important nutrient that we consume, and every cell in the body needs it to function. Medically, experiencing dehydration means that the body has lost enough fluid to lose its ability to operate correctly, and it then begins to produce symptoms related to the fluid loss. With the summer season in [...]

By |2017-05-15T13:19:51-07:00July 12th, 2016|Blog, Prevention|0 Comments

Why is My Hand Numb and Tingling?

Many people experience numbness or tingling in their hands. These sensations arise from nerve compression, which is in turn caused by numerous health conditions. Two primary ones are carpel tunnel syndrome and thoracic outlet syndrome. Chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat these common symptoms and the conditions behind them. […]

By |2016-06-21T12:52:57-07:00June 21st, 2016|Blog, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Decompression|0 Comments

Snap! Crack! Pop! Is it Safe to “Crack” Your Back?

We’ve all been there. After sitting or standing in a certain position for too long, you begin to feel the buildup of some tension and perhaps pain in your neck or back, and are soon twisting, stretching or straining to find that “pop” sound from along your spine and that instant sensation of relief. What’s [...]

By |2017-05-15T13:20:03-07:00April 20th, 2016|Back Pain, Blog|0 Comments

What really happens to your body in an auto accident?

It takes only a few seconds of distracted or careless driving (or being in the wrong place at the wrong time) to be involved in an auto accident, but the physical strain of car accident injuries can linger far longer. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that of the over 6 million motor vehicle accidents [...]

By |2016-06-21T13:08:30-07:00April 12th, 2016|Blog, Car Accident Injury|0 Comments

Simple Tips to Avoid Another Migraine

Migraine: the basics A migraine is not just a headache. It is a hereditary neurological condition that involves excessive excitement within certain parts of the brain. It’s not completely apparent what it is about a migraineur’s brain that puts them at greater risk or how migraines originate. However, it is clear that various physical and [...]

By |2017-05-15T13:20:03-07:00March 29th, 2016|Blog, Migraines & Headaches|0 Comments