The answer is pretty easy. Your spinal joints, in various places, have LOCKED UP. This happens after an old injury heals, but the joint heals frozen. An example is, you sprain your wrist, tape it up, and after a couple of weeks you remove the tape and the joint is very stiff. If you didn't do something to restore the lost range of motion, the wrist would develop fixation, and arthritis … [Read more...] about Ask the Doc: How Did my Back Get This Way?
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It runs from your pelvis, through your hip area and buttocks and down each leg. The sciatic nerve branches into smaller nerves as it travels down the legs providing feeling to your thighs, legs, and feet as well as controlling many of the muscles in your lower legs. The term sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of … [Read more...] about SCIATICA AND CHIROPRACTIC (From our January Patient Newsletter)
You probably know someone who would never go to a chiropractor. You may have even told yourself that chiropractic care just isn't for you. Here are three of the top reasons that people give for not wanting to consider chiropractic. I am afraid to have chiropractic adjustments. Here is what you should know- gentle, safe, non-force care is available. Technology has revolutionized … [Read more...] about Chiropractic: Why & Why Not?
When you are not feeling up to par, you may be tempted to skip working out altogether. There are times when you need the rest. However, skipping too frequently may be an indication that you are expecting too much, or too little of yourself. For instance, people who have various types of arthritis, or who have limited flexibility genetically, may not feel comfortable working out. But, with … [Read more...] about It is Important to Maintain Flexibility
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The technological revolution has created major changes in health care, including chiropractic. Still, many people lack a true understanding of how chiropractic really works, and how it has changed over the years. You were born and everything had flexibility and function. Everything was working like it was supposed to. All the ranges of motion were complete, and every joint was operating … [Read more...] about State-of-the Art Chiropractic Care is Gentle and Precise