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The Surprising Science About Surgery for Low Back Pain

Many people think that surgery can “fix” an area of their spine that is injured. While in rare cases that’s true, the permanent changes that surgery makes to your anatomy can cause a host of new problems in addition to the trauma and risks that inherently go along with surgery.   The changes are referred […]

Why Low Back Pain causes?

Low back pain is something that over 80% of us will deal with at some point in our lives… but what exactly causes low back pain? Usually, it’s not just one thing that causes low back pain, but there are some trends and information that we’ve uncovered about the primary causes, and most importantly, what […]

Science Says the Best Way to Treat Sciatica is

If you’ve ever fallen to your knees in pain because of sciatica, you know how scary it can be. Pain that locks up your low back and travels down your leg after sneezing, coughing, or bending over is one of the least welcomed surprises you can experience in your life.   Sciatic pain is caused […]

Top Healthcare Organizations Recommend This for Low Back Pain

According to The Lancet, low back pain is the number one source of disability in the world. If you’ve dealt with low back pain in the past, you understand just how much it can alter your daily life. Even simply standing up straight can feel like an incredibly impossible task, and for that reason, many […]

What Causes Low Back Pain?

Low back pain is something that over 80% of us will deal with at some point in our lives… but what exactly causes low back pain? Usually, it’s not just one thing that causes low back pain, but there are some trends and information that we’ve uncovered about the primary causes, and most importantly, what […]

Powering Your Child’s Brain with Movement

Years ago, researchers believed that the health benefits of exercise were limited to the body. However, recent research has indicated that regular physical activity and movement can benefit both the body and brain. We’re seeing that movement supplies the brain cells with oxygen, promotes the production of new cells, and aides in creating synapses (connections […]

3 Ways to Lighten the Load of Your Child’s Backpack

Does your child’s backpack feel like a 50-pound bag of rocks? You may have noticed that your child struggles to get it on in the morning or may even need help to pull the straps together enough to click the buckle. What’s more, researchers and healthcare organizations are growing more concerned about the effects of […]

E-Learning at Home: It’s Time to Look Up

As students worldwide return to school, it appears as though many will be e-learning for hours each day on their digital devices. While our devices can be fantastic tools for entertainment and education, the postural effects are something all parents should be aware of. For many students, e-learning may increase in neck, mid-back, and low […]

3 Keys to Developing a Healthy Spine

Developing a healthy spine begins by understanding the three keys of strength, flexibility, and posture. Strength, flexibility, and improving your posture will go a long way towards reducing pain and improving your spine’s function. Your spine is made up of bones (vertebrae), and spinal discs that separate each bone. If you look at someone from […]

The Most Common Injuries After a Car Accident

Whether you’re driving to work or taking a big family vacation, an unexpected car accident can cause painful injuries that may impact you for months and years to come. The weight of your vehicle combined with your speed can create a tremendous amount of force. During an auto accident, that force gets transferred directly to […]

How to Recover from Whiplash After an Auto Accident

Your spine is a long chain of bones, discs, muscles, and ligaments that extend from your skull down to your tailbone. The cervical spine – better known as your neck – is designed to support your head and protects the nerves that connect to your face, shoulders, and arms. Whiplash injuries can create damage to […]

What You Need to Know About Delayed Pain After a Car Accident

If you can walk away after a car accident without any catastrophic injuries, you may consider yourself lucky! Even if you feel ok after exchanging information and speaking with the police, it’s always a good idea to see a Chiropractor following an auto accident. With your adrenaline pumping in the aftermath, your brain may not […]

Whiplash: How These Injuries Can Cause Chronic Pain

Whiplash injuries used to be considered “no big deal’, but times have changed. Doctors now know that whiplash can cause lifelong pain and disability if not treated properly. During a car accident, the head often suddenly moves forward and backward with a tremendous amount of force. Even low-speed collisions can generate enough force to injure […]

4 Steps to a Healthy Birth

Bottom Line: With all of the advances in medical science, it may come as a surprise to discover that many of the technological interventions used in modern maternity management don’t seem very evidence based. Afterall, the natural birth process is designed to be relatively simple – it’s been going on for hundreds of thousands of […]

NSAID Risks: Making Smart Healthcare Decisions During Pregnancy

Bottom Line: Pregnant women are certainly not immune to aches and pains. In fact, it’s estimated that over 85% of expecting mothers will deal with back pain. Finding relief without the use of medication is almost always the best route for the health of mom and baby. Even over-the-counter medications can be risky to take […]

Tips to Relieve Back Pain During Pregnancy

Bottom Line: An estimated 85% of women experience back pain during pregnancy. Why? As a woman enters her second or third trimester, her growing baby pulls her body’s center of gravity forward, which in turn increases the curve of her low back. That increased amount of stress on the low back often leads to pain. […]

Pregnancy: How Your Body Changes

Bottom Line: A woman’s body undergoes many transformations during the nine months of pregnancy. Some of these changes are visible, such as an expanding belly, while others, such as morning sickness and backaches, may not be as visible but equally well known. Then there a few body changes may be unexpected and catch some women […]

What Happens During a Visit to Our Practice?

Bottom Line:   Most of the time, going to a new doctor isn’t exactly what you would call a good time. You might actually call it a pain in the neck because it can be so stressful under the best of circumstances. In fact, you may just learn to live with your physical pain until […]