Category: Back Pain

Diagnose & Treat Your Chronic Pain Holistically

Chronic pain is defined as being any form of pain–sharp, dull, burning or aching–lasting more than 12 weeks, but more often for months or longer. Most doctor’s solutions involve complicated surgeries or pain medication that will require higher dosages as time goes on. Neither option addresses the underlying cause of chronic pain and only masks… Read more »

Orthopedic Conditions

Orthopedics is a field of healthcare that focuses on the musculoskeletal system, specifically the spine, joints and muscles. Common orthopedic conditions include: Shoulder injuries (rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, arthritis) Hand/wrist injuries (carpel tunnel syndrome, tendinitis) Neck and back injuries (stenosis, scoliosis, disc herniation) Hip injuries (bursitis, osteoarthritis) Knee injuries (patellofemoral syndrome, ACL tear, meniscus… Read more »

Daily Task Injuries

Do you sit at a desk or in front of a computer for long periods of time? Do you lift heavy objects at home or work? Do you run, walk, lift, swim or play a sport? Overuse injuries (or repetitive stress injuries) are injuries that happen when too much stress is placed on an area… Read more »

Sprains and Strains

Receiving chiropractic care for sprains and strains is 100% safe and effective. Chiropractors are experts at relieving pain due to new or old injuries, and guarantee to get you back to living pain-free. A sprain is known as the stretching or tearing of a ligament(s), the tough band of fibrous tissue that connects two bones… Read more »

Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Over the course of your lifetime, you may experience knee pain and immobility. Your knee is a complex structure that houses three different bones- the lower part of the thighbone, the upper part of the shinbone and the kneecap. Strong and supportive ligaments and tendons keep these bones in place while the cartilage provides cushion… Read more »

Benefits of Deep Tissue Laser Therapy

Laser therapy: LightForce™ Therapy Laser’s patented Laser-Massage® involves a laser that penetrates deep into the tissue to reduce inflammation at a cellular level, thus accelerating the healing process. While undergoing laser therapy, patients will feel a soothing warmth as laser energy gently penetrates tissue and boosts the body’s own regeneration powers to relieve pain. Treatments are painless… Read more »

Sciatica and Pain Management

Sciatica is another name for the pain that spreads along the sciatic nerve, a large nerve extending from the lower back down the back of both legs. However, sciatica typically only affects one side of the body. Causes of Sciatica: Old age: Herniated disks and bone spurs are common medical conditions within senior citizens. These… Read more »

Remember to Hinge

Ever pick up something heavy and throw your back out? The simple technique of “hinging” can help prevent the next painful tweak. Hinging requires you to keep your stomach braced and to bend at the hips, NOT the back. Bending at the hips allows you to better utilize your glutes (specifically the gluteus maximus, also… Read more »

10 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

1. Chiropractic care provides pain relief. Stop living in pain and visit us today! We provide relief for a number of different aches, pains or injuries using our multi-faceted approach. 2. Chiropractors treat the whole person, not just the symptoms. If you tweaked your back, taking a painkiller will treat the symptoms, but seeing a chiropractor… Read more »

Breathe into your Belly

Breathing is typically not an action most people think about on a daily basis. For most people, breathing is an action that happens on its own like blinking your eyes. Who has the time to think about something you don’t have to think about? Breathing and Posture Since thinking about breathing isn’t necessary, most people… Read more »