5 May 2016
Sinus disease affects 31 million people in the United States. Of this number, 29.4 million Americans are diagnosed with sinusitis (sinus infection or inflamed sinuses) that results in 11.7 million doctor visits. What many people may not realize is that chiropractic care can greatly improve sinus function, thereby helping to alleviate symptoms associated with sinus trouble. What are Sinuses? Sinuses make up the eight hollow spaces that are located in the forehead, cheeks, and temples.
26 January 2016
When you are overweight, it isn't uncommon to experience pain and strain in your muscles, joints and back, which could lead to you seeing a chiropractor for professional help in eliminating – or at least relieving – that pain. Therefore, it makes sense that you need to lose weight in order to reduce some of that discomfort and agony. While the chiropractor can help, you can take steps yourself to reduce your back pain by losing weight through exercise and making certain diet changes.
4 November 2015
Visiting a massage therapist regularly can work wonders for not only your physical ailments, but also your overall stress level and ability to relax. There are times at which it's not possible to see your massage therapist, such as when you're sitting at your desk during a long workday or are gridlocked in a traffic jam during your commute. In these instances, practicing a few self-massage techniques can feel pleasurable and aid in relaxation.
4 November 2015
For parents of children with ADHD, treatment options may seem frustrating. Most physicians rush to put children on medications in order to control the symptoms, but there are more natural methods of treating the disorder. Massage therapy has been shown to be especially effective for treating ADHD in children and adults. Here are some reasons why therapeutic massage can be extremely effective for managing ADHD symptoms. It promotes a sense of calm
2 November 2015
A pinched nerve is the result of joints, muscles, or bone that is pressing against a nerve. It may also be the result of a bulging disc. Once a nerve becomes pinched the pain is typically constant and extreme. As a result, seeing a chiropractor can be a good solution to relieving some of that tension from your nerve. A chiropractor will be able to lift the muscles and tissues in your body away from your nerves.
28 October 2015
Visiting a massage therapist can be an effective way to successfully manage anything from everyday aches and pains to injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident. What you might not know, however, is that your local massage therapist can provide positive results for a variety of other health issues. If you've experienced positive results in the past with massage and are looking for a way to deal with your current health complaints without the use of medication, seeking massage therapy might be the answer.
27 October 2015
Whether you're young, old, or somewhere in between, chances are you've experienced the sensation of your back tightening up. Perhaps when you stand, reach down, or otherwise stretch, your back makes cracking or popping noises. The sensation of back tightness can come from lack of movement, age, or poor posture, but a massive life change isn't required to improve the problem. If your back feels tight or stiff, try these simple steps to loosen yourself up.
29 September 2015
Back pain is an incredibly common problem in the United States; in a period of 90 days, around a quarter of adults have at least one day of back pain. And one of the difficulties with back pain is that it can have so many potential causes. That means many people must both spend time managing symptoms while also trying to find or treat the underlying cause of their pain.
28 September 2015
If you struggle with pain in your lower back and it's starting to affect how you work and live your life, it's time to find treatment for your injury. If you don't want to take medication on a regular basis and the doctors don't have any options other than surgery, it's time to see an alternative medical professional. You'll want to start by seeing a chiropractor, and then trying these other options as well.
25 September 2015
Acupuncture, Valerie Hobbs of BabyCenter explains, is safe during pregnancy. In fact, Valerie even notes that it can be helpful in reducing stress, morning sickness, pain, depression and other issues women face during pregnancy. If you're pregnant and going for acupuncture, though, make sure to let your acupuncturist know you're pregnant -- even if it's early in your pregnancy. Tell Your Acupuncturist You're Pregnant Anytime you go to an acupuncturist while pregnant, you should mention that you're carrying an unborn infant.