Going to a chiropractor is a great way to improve your overall health in a safe and holistic way. There are many people who wonder if a chiropractor would work for them, but don't know what to expect. Here are some things you should know if you are going to a chiropractor for the first time. What Happens At A Chiropractor? At your first appointment with the chiropractor you will go over your medical history.
8 November 2017
Car accidents of any kind can cause a variety of problems for your body, both in the bones and soft tissue. Sometimes those injuries have to be treated by a doctor, but in some cases, you may find that treatment by a chiropractor can be just as effective, if not more. Before you rule out any kind of treatment options to deal with your injuries, you should talk with a local chiropractor.
2 October 2017
If you're in the last trimester of your pregnancy, you're probably dealing with a lot of new aches and pains. Your back is one area, in particular, that's prone to pain and discomfort during the final stages of pregnancy. That's because of all the added weight you're carrying around, plus the changing position of your baby. In some cases, back pain can become so unbearable during pregnancy that you might just want to lay down and stay there until you deliver the baby.
10 September 2017
When your spine is compressed, either as a result of an accident, longtime poor posture, or another cause, it's highly likely that you'll know it. Spinal compression can cause considerable pain because your nerves are often pinched by the discs. Having this issue should compel you to seek treatment at a chiropractic clinic in your community. Chiropractors routinely treat patients with spinal compression issues, which means that your local chiropractor will likely have a variety of techniques that he or she can use to alleviate your pain.
29 August 2017
When it comes to suffering aches and pains as a result of a motor vehicle accident, many people focus on neck and upper back pain that occur from whiplash. While these injuries are indeed a concern, there are several other potential types of injuries that you can develop when you're in a collision. Injuries that require immediate first aid are one thing, but other pains may crop up in the days or even weeks that follow your accident.
27 July 2017
If you fell on a wet floor in your home and injured your back as a result, seeking chiropractic care will assist with realigning your back and reducing pressure in the affected area. While your back is healing, the following tips will assist with maintaining comfort so that you can complete daily responsibilities without interference from the injured area. Adjustable Back Brace Purchase a cloth back brace that has an adjustable strap secured to.
19 July 2017
If you're an automobile accident victim who continues to suffer from severe whiplash pain that doesn't improve with painkillers or physical therapy, see a chiropractor. For most people, the recovery time for whiplash can be as little as three days or as long as three months. But for some individuals, their whiplash symptoms only seem to get worse. You can take steps to overcome your battle against whiplash with the following information.
16 June 2017
Ballet dancers must have flexibility in their mind and body. This profession requires you to be agile, flexible, have a sense of balance, and you must have the physical stamina. However, an injury causes changes in your body that hinders your movement. Read on to find out how ballet dancers can recover from injury with Rolfing. What To Do When Your Dance Movements Become Dysfunctional? Mechanics, bad posture, and injuries are things that cause your dance movements to become dysfunctional.
29 May 2017
Although many chiropractors opt for a hands-on approach when adjusting their patients' body parts, some will often rely on help from a tool called an activator. This tool is available in a few different styles and is used to specifically adjust a patient's body. In many cases, this tool is valuable for treating patients who may be nervous about a hands-on adjustment, as the activator can provide a smaller adjustment with a less-noticeable sound.
13 May 2017
Given that recent estimates are that nearly one in six women in the United States are unable to conceive after a year of trying to do so and some experts think that the increased numbers of women who delay motherhood until later in life is contributing to that phenomenon, it's obvious that you're not alone if you are having trouble getting pregnant. However, if you want to be a mom, but the expenses of in vitro fertilization and fertility drugs aren't appealing to you, it's a good idea to discuss your situation with a chiropractor.
29 April 2017