Our bodies require a minimum of eight hours of good restorative sleep, and children require substantially more depending upon their age. It is during sleep that our bodies are rejuvenated, muscles and cells are regenerated and we are re-energized to start a new day. If our sleep is uninterrupted and truly restful, we can expect […]
What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is a common back ailment that affects approximately 1 in 10 adults in the United States. It is most prevalent in people between the ages of 25 and 45. Sciatica is characterized by a shooting pain that originates in the lower back and travels down through the hip, buttock, and back […]
Chiropractic Adjustments Relax Tense Muscles Most of us know the discomfort of tense, “knotted” muscles. But you may not know that you don’t have to live with this pain. I want you to know chiropractic can help. What are muscular knots? Muscular tension, spasms or “knots” occur when muscles contract involuntary for a sustained period […]
Chances are you are going to experience a headache at some point in your lifetime. But not all headaches are equal. And for those who suffer headaches at regular intervals or have headaches that are very intense, headache relief and prevention is a big deal! I ran across this article on some natural remedy ideas: […]
Flexion-Distraction, a Chiropractic Technique is Deemed Superior to Spinal Decompression to Reduce Pressure in Injured and Bulging Spinal Discs Traction, as a treatment, has been used for centuries in an attempt to relieve radiculopathy and pain. Seated, standing, supine, mechanical, manual; there are a vast variety of options when performing traction on a vertebral region. […]
I have had many mentors throughout my life and career, but I think there are three who influenced me the most as a medical professional.
If your belly enters a room seconds before you do, chances are you’re on a first-name basis with Chief Aching Back. In the past 20 years, the incidence of obesity has tripled and complaints about back pain have doubled. I’m often asked, Could trimming your bulging middle (or backside) prevent those “gotta lie down” back-pain […]
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the pelvis through the hip area and buttocks and then courses down the back of each leg. The term “sciatica” refers to the inflammation of this nerve and the pain that radiated along its course. Sciatica may feel like a leg cramp […]