Controlling Back Pain With Chiropractic Care

A Guide to Chiropractic Massage Therapy

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If you attend a chiropractic office regularly, you may have noticed that your chiropractic office offers massage therapy as well as regular chiropractic treatment. Here is a guide to understanding this service and whether it applies to you.  What Are the Benefits of Massage Therapy? Chiropractic massage therapy has some similarities and some differences compared to regular massage therapy. The main goals of massage therapy at a chiropractic office are to improve the way your muscles and bones behave together. The massage therapy will...

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Three Types Of Patients And How They Benefit From Chiropractic Services

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Chiropractors are health care professionals that specialize in treating ailments to the skeleton and the various joints as well as the neuromuscular system. Much of this is accomplished by the manual manipulation of the body, often focusing on the spine. Chiropractors also use hot and cold therapies and advise patients of exercises that can improve their situations. Below are three types of patients and how they may benefit from chiropractic services. Alternative Therapy for Migraine Suffers Migraines could be called headaches on steroids....

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Chiropractic Care As A Noninvasive Treatment Option To Alleviate Symptoms Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Chiropractors don’t just treat back and neck problems. They treat lots of other pain conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome. A chiropractor can answer questions you have about the disorder, including its causes, why you may be at risk, how the disorder is diagnosed, and how chiropractic treatment can help. What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an occupational medical condition that affects the hand and wrist. Repetitive movements of the hands can cause inflammation and swelling of tissue within the wrist,...

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Addressing A Few Common Acupuncture Concerns

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Acupuncture is an ancient approach to treating a variety of conditions that individuals may develop. However, these treatments are often misunderstood by those that could benefit from them. When this is the case, you may want to learn the answers to a few common acupuncture questions and concerns so that you can evaluate if these sessions will be the right solution for your current needs. Is Acupuncture Painful? Many individuals may be hesitant about opting for acupuncture treatments due to fears about this procedure being painful. This is an...

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Ways To Make Your Post-Accident Chiropractic Treatment As Effective As Possible

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Residual back and neck pain after a car accident can be very difficult to deal with. The neck and back are core players in your ability to move easily. If one or both of these is sidelined, you could be out of commission as well. Chiropractic treatment can be effective for the pain, and in order to make it as effective as possible and not waste time, you have to do a little work. Specify Symptoms — From Both Before and After the Accident Give the chiropractor a list of all the symptoms you’ve had with as much detail as possible....

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3 Ways To Handle A Colicky Baby

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Is your baby colicky? Things may have been going well for the first few months when suddenly your little one started spending more time being fussy and crying than anything else. If you have tried different things and yet he or she continuously cries for hours on end each day, your child could very well suffer from colic. Although the cause of colic is a bit of mystery, there are some things you can try to do as a way of soothing your little one and finally getting some rest for yourself, too. 1. Gentle Rocking/Swinging Movements Some babies...

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How Your Chiropractor Can Help Treat A Slipped Disc

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A slipped disc, also known as a herniated disc, can cause an array of symptoms from tingling in the hands and feet to severe pain in the back and neck. Depending on the location of the disc that’s damaged, you may also have trouble moving one or more limbs, and you may even experience frequent headaches. If you have your slipped disc treated at the doctor’s office, they’ll often rely on pain relievers and steroid injections. While these treatments work for some, many patients don’t experience as much relief as...

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5 Chiropractic Tips For Everyday Life

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If everyone incorporated everyday chiropractic tips into their life, almost everyone would experience better everyday living. This is because taking care of your spine and other joints in your body are the best way to keep harmful toxins from building up in your body, help improve flexibility and range of motion, and ensure that you are less likely to experience discomfort throughout the day, especially in the neck and lower back. Here are five chiropractic tips for everyday life to start incorporating today: Light Stretching in the...

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Back To The Daily Grind: 3 Pain-Relieving Massages To Get You Ready For School

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Summer is often the most relaxing time of the year for everyone – longer, brighter days, warm weather, and a plethora of outdoor activities to choose from – but is especially great for students, who get a three-month break from the toil of school. But now that school is starting back up again, you may be finding yourself incredibly stressed as you adjust into your new routine. So if you’re looking for a few massage suggestions to help to ease you back into your scholarly pursuits without too much stress, then here’s a few you need...

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Simple Things That Women Can Do to Avoid Pain That Requires Chiropractic Care

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Whether you’re dealing with back pain, neck pain, or chronic headaches that you can’t explain, your chiropractor can help. By adjusting your back over the course of several appointments, the chiropractor can make sure that your back maintains its natural position, thus eliminating your discomfort. Many women can unknowingly do things that cause them to experience back or neck pain or headaches that require chiropractic care. If you’ve found that these physical health issues are common, you may be able to make some...

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About Me

My name is Belinda West and if you have back pain caused by a spinal injury, I hope this blog about chiropractors will help you and your pain. I'm writing this blog because I suffered for years with back pain until I started visiting a chiropractor. Since I know how this type of pain can impact a person's life, I wanted to do what I could to help others in the same situation. In this blog, you'll learn all about chiropractic medicine and how this alternative treatment method works to relieve pain. I'll also describe the various types of treatment methods that are commonly used by a chiropractor. In addition to info on helping people who have injuries to their spine, you'll also find out how chiropractic medicine can help those who have frequent headaches and neck pain.