Sleeping when you are suffering with chronic pain can be a challenge. Try these seven sleeping tips to make sleeping come more naturally.
Understanding Bone Spurs and What Can Be Done When They Cause Pain
Understanding Bone Spurs and What Can Be Done When They Cause Pain January 30, 2017 Spinal bone spurs, also known as osteophytes, are common and some people don’t even know they have one. But for others, these bony overgrowths can cause real problems. According Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla , who is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center, “spinal bone spurs aren’t really shaped like spurs. They’re actually smooth and don’t protrude much.” Spinal bone spurs develop as the body’s response to injury to the bone, which can be the result of a traumatic event or simply from aging “The regular wear and tear of living and also damaging effects from osteoarthritis gradually degrades the…
What Are “Manual Therapies” and How Are They Used? |
Manual therapies have been used to treat musculoskeletal disorders for thousands of years. Practitioners around the world—in countries with many different cultural influences and diverse medical traditions—have used their hands to manipulate various parts of the body to stimulate healing. “Manual” literally means “by hand.” Thus, manual therapies consist of healing techniques that use the hands. There are more than two dozen techniques used worldwide. Among the most commonly known are acupressure, chiropractic, massage therapy, physiotherapy, reflexology, Rolfing and shiatsu.... Read More Read More
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What are the Risks of Chiropractic vs Benefits?
Chiropractors have the lowest malpractice insurance rates of any doctor. The risks are minimal, but you want to choose a chiropractor with experience.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Tips To Improve Your Posture
Poor posture can lead to pain in the neck, shoulders and back. Having good posture means being aware of your posture throughout the day and night while you are sitting, standing, walking, driving, relaxing, sleeping, etc. We have outlined tips...
Fibromyalgia advice from a chiropractor
Fibromyalgia continues to baffle the medical community with complex symptoms, difficult diagnoses and unknown origins. The disease is characterized by widespread pain that often forces patients to seek help from chiropractors. One chiropractor believes there are several factors that can be changed in a person’s lifestyle to either reduce the likelihood of developing the disorder or reduce the symptoms once the disease is already present.
At What Point
At what point does NOT having a properly functioning spine and nervous system seem like a good idea? …NEVER Have questions or want to learn more about chiropractic and your nervous syst…
Back Pain Tips from a Physical Therapist
Matthew Randall, PT, DPT, discusses low back pain and some of its causes. Physical therapists examine and evaluate a person thoroughly to determine the cause...