Many people have heard of inversion therapy, but the thought of hanging upside down and allowing gravity to pull you down towards the ground is enough to scare some patients. However, the truth is that inversion therapy is an entirely safe and efficient way to treat a number of back problems typically observed in a chiropractor's office. If you're unsure about practicing inversion therapy, read below to learn about three of the proven benefits this treatment can offer you:
30 November 2015
When you're looking for a way to get through your back or neck pain, that relief can often come in the form of a chiropractic adjustment. Visiting this health professional for an assessment to determine the cause of your discomfort, followed by a series of adjustments over the course of several appointments, can have you feeling good. It's important to give your body ample time to heal following an adjustment; after all, it's just gone through a major change.
29 November 2015
Military service is full of hardships that can lead to chronic pain. Rough terrain, poor sleeping conditions, combat conditions and constantly unplanned burdens can lead to a body that can summon great feats when needed, but will ache uncontrollably when things slow down. If you're been gritting and bearing the pain, discomfort or even mobility issues, don't settle for another week; a chiropractor can help you, and the Department of Veterans Affairs (the VA) has a responsibility to make those chiropractic visits easier if you put a bit of time in with VA processes.
25 November 2015
Eight out of every 10 people will suffer from back pain at some point in life. If you already count yourself among this group, don't feel as though you need to suffer. An effective way to find relief for your discomfort is through the care of a chiropractor. With a series of adjustments and some suggestions of stretches you can perform at home, your local chiropractor can help you overcome your pain and restore your quality of life.
24 November 2015
Tired of the aching back that is keeping you from enjoying the things you love? First of all, you aren't alone. In fact, an estimated 31 million Americans suffer from low back pain. Secondly, you don't have to suffer through the pain. There are solutions for you, including yoga. Here are three yoga poses that your lower back can benefit from even if you're a beginner: Downward Facing Dog Pose
20 November 2015
Rehabilitation for knee arthritis is the time to nurture your joints and ensure that they are able to function properly. However, taking your rehabilitation too slow can hinder you. Your body needs to constantly be challenged in order to see improvement. It can be difficult to push your body during rehabilitation sessions for fear that you may injure yourself all over again. However, your body can do a lot more than you may think it can.
18 November 2015
If you have extremely painful periods, your options for pain relief are relatively limited. While some gynecologists will prescribe hormone pills or injections to help regulate the severity of your symptoms, others will suggest you take NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammation Drugs). However, there are many reasons you may not want to take hormonal medication, including currently trying to get pregnant, and NSAIDs may not provide complete relief for you. For these reasons, you may seek chiropractic management of your period pain.
12 November 2015