When it comes to kyphosis, chiropractic care can be option as a non-invasive treatment. Kyphosis is when the middle back is rounded giving a sort of “hunchback” appearance. Kyphosis symptoms range from stiffness to musculoskeletal pain and can make everyday activities such as sitting and walking uncomfortable.
When it comes to musculoskeletal issues such as neck pain, back pain and sciatica, people will either visit their doctor or opt for a chiropractor. Since chiropractic care is considered a holistic approach to pain, people will often consider a doctor first. Although seeing a doctor for musculoskeletal pain seems to be the more reassuring thing to do, a study has proven otherwise and instead recommends seeking chiropractic care first.
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when you have high blood sugar also known as blood glucose and there is not enough insulin being produced by your body to regulate and lower your blood glucose. Insulin works as a mediator of your body’s energy, with low levels of it you will experience symptoms such as extreme thirst, frequent urination and fatigue. Although diabetes technically can’t be cured it can be treated with things such as insulin ingestion and dietary changes, but also with the help of chiropractic care.
Those long days in the office can take quite the toll on the body. Sometimes stretching isn’t enough to decrease those tight and stiff muscles. A foam roller can be the answer. A foam roller is a myofascial release tool used for self-massages that soothes those tight and stiff areas and can speed up muscle recovery from injuries or exercise. A foam roller can be the go-to recommendation from a chiropractor for its benefits. Here’s why.
Neck adjustments are a chiropractic treatment used to provide pain relief associated with the neck. It involves a hands-on physical manipulation of the neck performed by a chiropractor who has spent thousands of hours learning the method and the human vertebrae to execute it safely. Although the thought of getting your neck adjusted can seem terrifying, the risks of something going wrong are rare and the benefits are significant.
Looking for ways to make your pregnancy as healthy and comfortable as possible? Pregnancy doesn’t have to be painful or excruciating. It’s common for women during pregnancy to complain about back pain or feeling out of it and sick. The heavy and growing belly serves as clear evidence as one cause of the problem. The spine is being pressured and curved, and being nauseous doesn’t help. With a chiropractic adjustment, a chiropractor can correct these problems by treating any misalignments.
Have neck or back pain related to your desk job? Desk jobs can be horrible for your posture and, most importantly, your spine which will lead to pain symptoms. In fact, studies suggest a sedentary state of more than 23 hours per week can lead to a higher risk in heart disease. Although having a desk job may be inevitable, depending on your career, there are ways to work around it and improve your health.
Do you think or have been told you have muscle knots? Muscle knots are not literally knots made out of muscle but instead are when many muscle fibers stick to each other, limiting mobility and flexibility. Muscle knots can be caused by poor posture or injuries. Not treating or doing preventative maintenance on those knots can be quite harmful which is why chiropractic care can help.
When it comes to back problems, there seem to be a ton of options. From acupuncture to relief patches at your local pharmacy, it can be hard to determine what really can help you with pain relief. Chiropractic care and osteopathic manipulative treatment are actually both great options for back pain. They are also both great alternatives to surgery, which does carry a small risk and requires downtime after the procedure.