Archive for the 'Pain' Category

What Causes Tension Headaches?

Tension headaches are a very common type of headache which typically has symptoms like throbbing, tension (as the name implies) or feeling like a vise is around the head. This is probably the most common type of headache. But what … Continue reading

Lets Talk About Sciatica

Sciatica is a very common musculoskeletal condition that occurs when misaligned spinal vertebra pinch, compress or stretch nerves as they exit the spine. This results in the hallmark symptoms of sciatica which include low back pain, sharp or shooting pain … Continue reading

Why Do Shoulders Make Popping Sounds?

Have you ever noticed your shoulders making popping noises when you move them? Most of the time this is nothing but a joint realigning itself however if the popping for clicking noise is consistent or is painful it maybe something … Continue reading

Back Pain Explained

Virtually everyone will have neck or back pain at some point during their lives.  Back pain is one of the most common problems people experience and its cause can generally be traced back to 3 primary things.   1) Misaligned Spinal … Continue reading

Happy Feet=Happy Spine

People are often surprised when I ask them if they have foot pain when they come in for a problem with their back.   Feet, as it turns out, provide the base on which the spine sits.  One thing that … Continue reading

3 Tips for Avoiding Injury Shoveling Snow

It’s that lovely time of year when its snowy, icy and cold! And that means it’s time to dust off the old shovel and get out there and move some snow. Unfortunately back injures from shoveling are one of the … Continue reading

How Important is Good Posture?

We’ve all been told at one time or another during our lives “don’t slouch!”. And while this popular line for moms and dads everywhere may annoy their kids many people wonder “How important is good posture?”.   If you’ve ever … Continue reading

An Inconvenient Truth

One of the most frustrating parts of being a chiropractor is hearing this… “I don’t come in unless my back is killing me!”. Basically this is like saying to your dentist “I only come in when my tooth is hurting!” … Continue reading

The #1 Bad Habit that Ruins Posture

We all know our posture directly affects our spines and I’m sure we’ve all been told at some point in our lives to “stop slouching!”.  Our posture helps determine how well our spine does its main job… supporting our body … Continue reading

3 Awesome Things that Happen with Regular Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic helps relieve pain, reduce headaches, battles sciatica and more. But what happens with regular chiropractic care over several months or years? Thats when the really good things start! Adjusting the spine so that there is less pressure on the … Continue reading