By keeping the spine in proper alignment the nervous system can function at its best. Here we discuss 5 conditions helped by chiropractic care.
8 tips for buying shoes that are good to your feet
Buying the right shoes is an investment in foot health. But how do you find ones that fit properly and provide adequate support? Start with your own feet, and look at what's already in your closet. Stand barefoot on a piece of paper or cardboard, and...
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…
How Chiropractic Helps Trigger Finger
Stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as “trigger finger,” is a repetitive strain injury that is one of the most common injuries in the workplace. It is marked by one finger or thumb that is stuck in a bent position and pops or snaps when straightened. It is caused by an inflamed or irritated flexor tendon. AsRead More
Why Chiropractic is Superior for Musculoskeletal Pain
Countless studies have demonstrated that chiropractic care is a safe and effective way to treat musculoskeletal complaints like back pain, neck pain, or sciatica. Now a new study from Switzerland has looked at the relative benefits of chiropractic compared to medical care for the most common types of pain issues. In this study, the authors [...]
Simple Trick to Look and Feel Better
Poor posture is the underlying cause of many aches and pains that bring people into Marcum Chiropractic. The leading culprit in the causes of poor posture is the amount of sitting that most of us do on a regular basis. Most of us spend significant portions of our day driving, flying, in meetings and most…
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...
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…
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...
What to Expect at the First Chiropractic Consultation
During the first chiropractic consultation, the chiropractor will complete a thorough chiropractic exam the of back pain and other symptoms in about 45 minutes, and then advise treatment.