Category: Chiropractor Signal Hill

Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Living with fibromyalgia is difficult. The widespread muscle pain, exhaustion, and mood problems that affect those with fibromyalgia can lower quality of life and really wear a person down. It’s a disorder that affects all aspects of your life, which can be difficult to come to terms with. Don’t give up hope, though. There are many ways to help ease some of these symptoms, from medication to talk therapy. One helpful method is massage therapy. No matter the type of massage you receive, the benefits

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Chiropractor Dad Wears Baby to Work

We just thought this was the cutest story about a fellow chiropractic care physician in our field of work. Last week ABC News published photos of a Chicago area chiropractor, Dr. Tom Williams, bringing his 9-week-old baby to work and wearing him on his chest in a new born baby wrap during patient examinations. ABC News called it “taking the idea of bring your child to work day to another level,” and reported that Dr. Williams’ patients were thrilled to see the new addition to

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Common Chiropractic Issues: Disc Pain

Spinal discs are the rubbery pads between each of your vertebrae. They also act as the ligaments that hold your spine together. Needless to say, your spinal discs are pretty important. Your discs and spine house your spinal cord, which is something you don’t want to get injured. Especially considering that your spinal cord and brain together make up your central nervous system. Common disc pain centers around issues such as bulging discs, herniated discs, and disc protrusion. These conditions can cause pain in several

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5 Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do at Home

When we think of health, fitness and strength, we often think of complicated exercises that you can only do at the gym. But if you speak with any health professional, or with a chiropractor, they will tell you that many of the strength-training exercises you are thinking about can be done at home with minimal effort. Here are five strength-training exercises that will help you get in good shape, while helping with any injury recovery you are going through. Push-Ups One of the most basic

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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 pediatric 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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