If you have chronic back or hip pain, you may have a compressed nerve. When you have back problems that result in disc damage, the disc can bulge and press against a spinal nerve. This is what causes your chronic pain. A treatment your chiropractor might recommend is spinal decompression therapy. This treatment could allow you to avoid surgery if your disc heals properly. Here's an overview of how spinal decompression works. [Read More]
Tips for Wearing Your Scoliosis Brace
If you've been diagnosed with scoliosis, hearing that your condition can be treated non-surgically is definitely good news. While scoliosis surgery is an excellent treatment option for those with severe scoliosis, it is invasive — and if you can treat your condition without surgery, that's obviously preferable. One of the most common treatments for scoliosis is wearing a brace, which slowly straightens your spine over a period of several years. Here are some tips to follow when using a brace to treat scoliosis. [Read More]
Chiropractic Care For Whiplash
Whiplash is the forceful movement of your neck after a collision. The sudden and forceful movement of your neck can cause trauma in your cervical spine. The affected structures include your ligaments, muscles, and nerves. The impact may also dislocate the vertebrae of your spine. If you have a whiplash injury, you should consult a chiropractor to address the neck pain and restore your well-being. How Do Chiropractors Diagnose Whiplash Injury? [Read More]
Remedial Massage: What Are The Signs Showing You Need One?
Among the primary purposes of massage therapy is to help alleviate pain and discomfort, although there are other benefits you can get from it. There are different types of pain, ranging from chronic pain to the kind that results from a specific injury causing you tremendous discomfort. Remedial massage, however, targets to relieve muscle pain and enhance blood circulation in specific areas of your body. The main aim is to improve your quality of life. [Read More]