Relationship Between Foot Pain and Spinal Issues

Foot pain is usually derived from wearing shoes that do not fit, injury or physical issues, such as tendonitis, arthritis or bursitis. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we know that in some cases, pain in your foot may be linked to problems in your spine.  In fact, studies have shown that spinal dysfunction can cause… Read more »

What is Inflammation and How Can It Be Treated?

Inflammation plays a central role in some of the most challenging diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and even Alzheimer’s. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we want to help you understand what causes inflammation, and educate you on the treatment options that are available. What Is Inflammation? Essentially, inflammation is a defense… Read more »

8 Halloween Costume Safety Tips

Halloween is almost here! To keep trick-or-treating safe and fun, follow these Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center costume safety tips. 1. Look for Flame-Resistant Costumes While trick-or-treating, your child is likely to be near candles, lanterns and other decorative flames. When choosing your child’s costume, ensure that the fabric is either polyester or nylon- as both… Read more »

Physical Therapy Techniques

If you have a musculoskeletal injury or an orthopedic illness, your doctor may refer you to a Physical Therapist to help decrease pain and improve mobility. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we want you to understand some the common techniques our Physical Therapists use to enhance recovery. Some of these practices include: Exercise Exercise is the go-to… Read more »

How to Avoid Injury During Fall Cleanup

Typical fall cleanup tasks, including raking, pruning and cleaning gutters can cause back pain, muscle strain, repetitive motion injuries, tendinitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome, as well as other injuries and accidents. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports that approximately 42 million people seek emergency room treatment for yard work-related injuries each year. At… Read more »

The Importance of Having a Healthy Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and kills approximately 610,000 people every year. High blood pressure, cholesterol levels and smoking are the top risk factors associated with heart disease, but there are other medical conditions and harmful habits that can increase your chance of developing it. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we… Read more »

Neck Treatment Options

Your neck begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae, your cervical spine. It supports the full weight of your head, which is on average about 12 pounds. While your neck can move your head in nearly every direction, this flexibility makes it very susceptible to pain and injury.

The Importance of Stretching Before Physical Activity

You may think of stretching as something needed only for athletes or people who workout all the time; however, this is not the case. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we want you to know that stretching before any type of physical activity, no matter how big or small, is crucial for many reasons.

Stretches to Improve Your Sciatic Nerve Pain

Tightness in your hamstrings, buttocks, and calves can worsen the pain along your sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back to your feet. At Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center, we can help you overcome this discomfort! To loosen and strengthen those muscle groups and ease your sciatic pain, perform these four easy stretches: