Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is characterized by mood swings, swollen abdomen, headaches, back pain, food cravings, fatigue, irritability or depression in the days before a woman’s monthly period. The severity of these symptoms can range from mild to incapacitating and may last from a couple of days to two weeks. It has been estimated that three of every four menstruating women experience some … [Read more...] about PMS and Chiropractic
All About “Trigger Points” and Pain
Headache Trigger Points- Trigger point therapy for headaches tends to involve four muscles: the Splenius muscles, the Suboccipitals, the Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) and the Trapezius. Trigger points in the Splenius muscles are a common cause of headache pain that travels through the head to the back of the eye, as well as to the top of the head. The Suboccipitals are actually a … [Read more...] about All About “Trigger Points” and Pain
The Basics of Good Spinal Health!
What is the single most common cause of joint degeneration in the spine? Many people will automatically reply "old age". But the truth is, joint degeneration starts way before that. Remember these three basic concepts! In spinal columns, MOTION IS FUNCTION. LACK OF MOTION is DYSFUNCTION. FROZEN SPINAL JOINTS CAUSE ARTHRITIS to occur. Loss of vertebral motion is the … [Read more...] about The Basics of Good Spinal Health!
Take Care of your Back & Neck when Behind the Wheel
Driving long distances can be hard on the neck and back. To reduce stress, follow these tips: 1. Make sure that your seat is positioned correctly. You should be a proper distance away. Too far away from the gas petal and you will be putting unnecessary strain on your low back and sciatic nerve. Too close and you will risk injury from an airbag inflation. You should be at a comfortable … [Read more...] about Take Care of your Back & Neck when Behind the Wheel
Our May Newsletter!
Contains information about insomnia and pregnancy tips! Check it out! AlexChiro May 2015 newsletter. Alexander Chiropractic - Spring Texas We Educate & Create Wellness. www.alexchiro.com … [Read more...] about Our May Newsletter!
New Research on Global Genomes and Genetic Roots of Disease
Research on genomes is providing us with valuable information about the genetic basis of disease. This research shows us that "on a genetic level, any two people are more than 99 percent alike." However, those 1% variations contribute to diseases, both rare and common. As science continues to evolve in this area, we are closer to understanding cancer, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune … [Read more...] about New Research on Global Genomes and Genetic Roots of Disease
End-of-the-year/ New Year’s Certificate for New Patients!
A New Year's Gift Certificate Value: up to Two Hundred and no/100 dollars ($200.00) This certificate will cover the entire cost of your first visit to our office. This includes a consultation, exam & spinal X rays, if needed.** Does not apply to personal injury or worker's comp claims. By appointment only. New Patients only. May not be applied towards an existing balance due. **(to … [Read more...] about End-of-the-year/ New Year’s Certificate for New Patients!
Helping Your Child stay Physically Active and Avoid Injuries
It is important for kids to get regular physical activity and the best kind of activity or sport is one which your child really enjoys. This enjoyment will help create an enthusiastic attitude toward physical activity in the future. Young people often are tempted to "skip the warm-up" because.... well, because they CAN. Children and young adults may feel that they don't need to be careful or … [Read more...] about Helping Your Child stay Physically Active and Avoid Injuries
Our October Newsletter is Here!
Check out our October newsletter. Articles included: "Is Sitting the New Smoking?", "The Right Fats", and "Children and Asthma". … [Read more...] about Our October Newsletter is Here!
Kids and Scoliosis
Kids should be checked for curvature when they are 7 to 8 years old to intercept scoliosis before it manifests in a serious curve. The earlier they are treated, the less likely it is that they are going to get a life changing deformity. Doctors of chiropractic are qualified and trained to detect scoliosis. Scoliosis is detected through physical examination, medical history and Xrays. Other … [Read more...] about Kids and Scoliosis