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How Chiropractic Care Can Help with Sports Injury

Did you know that a 2014 ESPN poll revealed that 88 percent of parents are concerned about their child’s risk of injury when playing youth sports? In 2013, USA Today reported 1.3 million young athletes experienced a sports injury severe enough to send them to a hospital emergency room. Sprains, strains, fractures, contusions, abrasions, and concussions are the most common sports-related injuries for kids ages 6 to 19. If you or someone in your care experiences any of the following, you should contact a chiropractic

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Eliminate Herniated Discs for Good: Spinal Decompression Therapy

Whenever a new therapy is discovered, medical professions are eager to see whether it is applicable to their patients and safe for them to perform. One of the therapies making news over the past few months is Spinal Decompression Therapy, which is said to assist with chronic pain in the back and other parts of the body. The good news is that the FDA has approved the therapy as being safe and effective, which presents new hope for patients who have suffered from chronic pain

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Risk of Car Accident Injury Is Highest in Spring Months

Would you have guessed that the highest risk of car accident injury is during the Spring months of March, April, and May? It’s no April Fools’ Joke According to data from one major automobile insurer, more car accidents are disclosed by policyholders in the Spring months than at any other time during the year. Their theory is that drivers are more alert and defensive during the winter months, and as the weather clears up and becomes warmer, drivers let their guard down and become more

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Best Running Form to Avoid Foot Injury or Lower Back Pain?

It’s Springtime and many people are out running for fitness and fun. One question many runners have is how you should run to avoid lower or middle back pain, and to protect the foot from injuries such as Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendinitis. Not all running experts agree. In fact, some podiatric physicians tout a lack of research that either mid-foot or heel striking is better than the other: “Heel striking has received more negative press than it deserves. The evidence simply doesn’t support the

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3 Health Problems You Didn’t Know a Spinal Adjustment Could Help You With

If you’ve never been to a chiropractor before, you might be intimidated or scared. In reality, having a spinal adjustment is a relaxing and healing experience. Chiropractic care is important to your overall health, and it’s not just for aches and pains. Here are three things you probably didn’t know a chiropractor could help you with. Sports Injury Rehabilitation A chiropractor can help you regain alignment after you’ve been injured during the course of sports activities. Whether you twisted an ankle or sustained a head

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Food is the Best Anti-Aging Medicine There Is

As our societies continue to develop and reach more advanced levels of medicine, we are constantly searching for a way to postpone the aging process. We all want to live at the prime of our physical and mental health for as long as possible. But what is the key to stopping the process of aging? Is it Medicine? Supplements? New technologies? Here, we take a look: Many scientists have discovered that something known as telomeres might pose the key to staving off the aging process.

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Chiropractic Care: Wellness Tips

There is a lot more to chiropractic care than visiting a chiropractor to have them perform a procedure on you. While those procedures can help many as they face issues of chronic pain, there are other steps a person can take daily to ensure they are in good health. We look at some of those steps right now. Tips for Chiropractic Care When you are sitting, chiropractic care calls for you to sit in a firm chair. It is also important to ensure that you

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Whiplash: How to File a Claim

Whiplash and Its Cause Every time you get into a car, you are at risk for a whiplash injury caused when your head and neck suddenly jolt forward and back. Even the slightest fender bender can cause a minor whiplash injury. Whiplash Statistics Remain High According to “Right Diagnosis from Healthgrades, there are at least 120,000 reported whiplash injuries every year. Right Diagnosis figures this to 10,000 injuries per month, 2340 per week, 328 per day, and 13 people per hour injured by whiplash. Whiplash causes

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Office Syndrome: How to Avoid Office Related Back Pain

Learn how to prevent this troublesome back pain commonly associated with office work Office syndrome is one of the primary sources of discomfort and pain in an office environment. Most office jobs will involve sitting down for long periods of time at a desk – If your posture and sitting pose are incorrect, this can lead to serious back complications. Furthermore, if heavy lifting is required in an office such as moving desks or equipment, if you are not prepared, you can potentially damage your

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