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How Massage Therapy Treatment Can Relieve Depression

Depression sucks. It sucks when it sneaks up on you, when it lingers and when you’ve been having an episode, and you don’t even realize it until it’s been weeks, sometimes months. But if you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffer from various forms of depression, massage therapy treatment can help. It can help you cope with some of the physical symptoms that accompany your mental state. Massage Therapy Treatment for Depression How does massage therapy treatment help, exactly? Sure, you may feel

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3 Ways a Chiropractor Can Help Car Accident Injuries

Being in a car accident can become one of the worst experiences of a person’s life. If you are suffering from car accident injuries you are probably wondering when you will get better. The good news is that visiting a licensed chiropractor can help with your recovery in more ways than one. Here are three ways a chiropractic treatment will help you after a car accident. 1. Creating a Medical Record It is so important that you create a medical record after your accident. Even

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The Purpose of Acute and Chronic Pain

All pain can feel the same when it is being experienced in the moment. However, it is important to distinguish between different types of pain – because they each have their own purpose. These types of pain include acute paon and chronic pain. Acute Pain The goal of acute pain is to protect us and our body. When someone puts their hand next to a hot flame they feel an intense heat that turns into a burning sensation. That pain is the body’s way of

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Why You Should Be Visiting a Chiropractor

Why should you be visiting a chiropractor? Simple. Visiting a chiropractor helps you avoid surgery by healing your body via alternative methods. However, their methods rest securely on the shoulders of alignment. By aligning your musculoskeletal structure, chiropractors claim they can heal your body naturally. But can they? Well, if you’ve ever suffered a car accident injury, the chances are, you’ve been to a chiropractor. If a chiropractor was not able to perform these healing functions why would your doctor refer you to one? Furthermore,

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3 Ways a Chiropractor Can Ease Arthritis Pain

Arthritis can be one of the more frustrating chronic conditions. It’s impossible to predict when you may experience a flare-up. Here are three ways your chiropractor can help ease your arthritis pain and manage flare-ups from happening in the future. Massage Therapy for Arthritis Pain If you are in the midst of intense arthritis pain and inflammation, your chiropractor will not make any significant adjustments as this can intensify the swelling of the joints. However, they may use gentle massage therapy techniques around the arthritic joint to

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The Benefits of Spinal Adjustment

Individuals who are experiencing long-term pain issues may be wondering whether any treatment will help alleviate their condition. While pain pills and other pain relievers treat the symptoms, they do not address the root cause of the problem. One way for patients to receive relief is through a spinal adjustment. What is a Spinal Adjustment? The idea behind a chiropractic adjustment is to manipulate the patient’s vertebrae so that any abnormal patterns that are present can go back to a normal function. The goal is

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Could Chiropractic Adjustments Help You?

A lot of people assume the recovery from an accident or injury only lasts a few weeks or months. Some individuals are lucky, and their pain from an injury goes away with time. But others quietly struggle with long-term joint pain, aches and other types of discomfort. Such long-term pain can impact everything in your life, from your work to relationships to your enjoyment of free time. If traditional methods of treatment have not worked, it may be time to try chiropractic adjustments. Who Can

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Achilles Tendonitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Achilles tendonitis can affect anyone; however, athletes and very active people are the most susceptible. The most common symptoms are moderate to severe pain and/or swelling in the heal of your foot. Cases may vary by patient, but even a mild case can be very painful and limit your mobility. If you have Achilles tendonitis, treatment is usually necessary for these types of sports injuries. This is because if left untreated it can lead to a tear, which can then lead to surgery, missed work,

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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 dad, 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,”. They reported that Dr. Williams’ patients were thrilled to see the new addition

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Car Accident Injury Most Likely During Summer Months

According to decades of traffic research, the summer months are the most dangerous time to drive. This time of year you are more likely to be involved in an automobile accident and suffer from a car accident injury as a result. Part of the reason is the fact that drivers are more distracted. Drivers take less care when conditions are less hazardous out, the weather is nice, and visibility is high. Paradoxically, there are less accidents during the snowy winter months when it’s darker outside

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