Tennis Elbow? But I don’t even play tennis! 

Tennis elbow isn’t just for athletes. Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons in your elbow are inflamed and overloaded due to repetitive motion. Because of the motion that occurs when swinging a racket, it’s commonly referred to as tennis elbow, but anyone who has a job that features […]

Are You At Risk for Chronic Knee Pain?

Knees hurt? You’re not alone. Chronic knee pain is thought to affect up to 25% of adults and can significantly limit your mobility and quality of life. Your knee is a hinge joint that primarily moves back and forth (flexion and extension) and allows some twisting or rotation. Every step you take places stress and […]

What’s the difference between your hip and SI joint

It can be extremely confusing to figure out the difference between hip and SI (sacroiliac) joint pain. But being able to identify which one is the culprit is crucial when you are looking to find relief. Your SI joint connects your tailbone (sacrum) and your pelvis. The SI joint is very fibrous and only moves […]

How to find relief from shoulder pain…

Your shoulder is the most unstable and moveable joint in your body. Its wide range of motion occurs due to four primary muscles and their tendons, called the rotator cuff. If your shoulder becomes inflamed or an impingement happens, you may make the mistake of trying to avoid using your arm to help it heal. […]

Try These 3 Chiropractor-Approved Tips for Reducing Holiday Stress

Bottom Line: We all know someone who gets sick around the holidays every year.  Are they just unlucky?  Well, while it probably would have helped if someone had shared some tips for reducing holiday stress like those, we’re about to share with you (insert *fake cough*) … Thankfully, luck doesn’t have anything to do with […]

3  Unique Ways Chiropractors Can Help Relieve Holiday Stress

Bottom Line: Did you know… chronic stress – especially chronic holiday stress – can contribute to health challenges like anxiety and even back pain.  Why?  When your body is in a constant state of stress, it produces hormones that can disrupt almost all your body’s natural processes.  That’s one of the big reasons discovering healthy […]

How Holiday Stress Affects the Body (and How Chiropractic Can Help)

Bottom Line: Your stress level and spinal health are linked through your nervous system.  Just think about what happens to you physically when you get stressed out.  More specifically, think about how holiday stress affects the body.  Your muscles tense, your breathing patterns change, and often, so does the way you move.  As the leading […]

Got Chronic Holiday Stress? Chiropractic Can Help.

Bottom Line: As the leading chronic pain chiropractor, we know a thing or two about stress and the effects it can have on our neighbors before, during, and after the holiday season.  And stress can be a good thing.  If a lion were chasing you, an increase in heart rate, muscle tension, and focus would […]

These Low Back Pain Relief Exercises Can Help You Recover Quicker

Bottom Line: When back pain strikes, your first instinct might be to sit down or lie down until your discomfort subsides. But get this. Recent studies strongly suggest that medications and rest are a couple of the least effective ways to find relief!  What’s more, research also tells us that it’s often a lack of […]

Research-Backed Ways to Relieve Sciatica Back Pain Without Surgery

Bottom Line: Have you ever immediately stopped in your tracks or fallen to your knees because of a sudden onset of sciatica pain?   Perhaps your low back “locked-up” and pain shot down your leg after a simple sneeze or cough or you bent over to pick something up.  Talk about one of the most unwelcome […]

What Expecting Families Need to Know About NSAIDs and Medications

Bottom Line: While expecting mothers may have a glow about them, they’re unfortunately no less immune to body aches and pains than the rest of us.  In fact, it’s estimated that over 85% of women will deal with back pain at some point during and likely after their pregnancy. And if there’s one thing we’ve […]

Why Expecting Families May Want a Chiropractor on Their Wellness Team 

Bottom Line: Did you know it’s been estimated that over 85% of women experience back pain during pregnancy?  If that number caught you by surprise, here’s another question for you.  Did you know that as an expecting mother enters her second and third trimesters, their baby is pulling their center of gravity forward which causes […]

Supporting Expecting Families Through a Healthy Birth

Bottom Line: With all the advancements in medical science, it may come as a surprise to you to learn that mother nature may very well know best when it comes to supporting a successful delivery for expecting mothers.  But when you think about it, maybe not.  After all, a woman’s body is designed to support […]

Key Ways Expecting Families Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care

Bottom Line: A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during and after months of pregnancy.  Some of these changes are easily recognized, such as an expanding abdomen and episodes of morning sickness, while others less well known.  In fact, some common physiological changes can catch expecting mothers by surprise.  Why it Matters: Before we dive into […]

Beyond the Pill: Non-Opioid Care for Chronic Pain

Bottom Line:  If you’re dealing with chronic pain, now is the time to tackle it naturally.  But how do you deal with chronic pain without using opioid pain medication? Are opioid alternatives for pain management effective?  Allow us to answer that with a resounding YES! One of the problems with pain medications is that they […]