How Chiropractic Care Can Help With Headaches

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) reports that 14% of patients visit chiropractors for headache treatment. Additionally, chiropractic care has been proven to alleviate pain in tension headaches and headaches that begin in the neck, and there is growing evidence that it is also effective in treating migraines and cluster headaches. Most people use pain medication… Read more »

How Chiropractic Care May Help With Leg Pain

Do you suffer from leg pain? If so, you may be experiencing leg cramps, something that occurs when an involuntarily and forcibly contracted muscle does not relax. Those who suffer from leg pain often describe it using the words such as “aching,” “searing,” “throbbing,” or “burning.” Additionally, another leg pain condition that is experienced by… Read more »

Difference Between Over-the-Counter and Customized Orthotics

An orthotic is an insert that fits inside a shoe and is designed to decrease abnormal foot motion, realign the foot, restore balance and eliminate or reduce foot pain. Orthotics generally come two ways, customized by an orthopedist or podiatrist to fit your foot and meet your physical needs or, over-the counter, trim to fit…. Read more »

How to Choose a Chiropractor

Your chiropractor is your partner in spine, muscle and joint health and you have to be able to depend on their expertise to help you stay healthy or recover from an injury or spine condition. How do you find the chiropractor who is right for you? Follow these Goodyear Chiropractic Health Center tactics! Ask for… Read more »

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 »