1. How Medical Massage Helps Ankle Pain

    How Medical Massage Helps Ankle Pain   Ankle pain and injury are not issues reserved solely for athletes. In the United States, more than 25,000 people deal with ankle sprains or pain every day. Studies show that somewhere around 40 percent of ankle sprains are not treated correctly or are misdiagnosed, which leads to disability or chronic ankle pain. When the ankle does not function properly, it…Read More

  2. How Vitamin D Supports the Skeletal System

    How Vitamin D Supports the Skeletal System The human body needs vitamin D in order to build strong muscles and bones. When the body does not get enough vitamin D, it is not able to absorb calcium effectively. This makes it very important for good bone health. What is Vitamin D? Most people believe that vitamin D is a vitamin; it isn’t. It is actually a hormone. A vitamin is a nutrient that the h…Read More

  3. How Medical Massage Helps Plantar Fasciitis

    How Medical Massage Helps Plantar Fasciitis Feet are important. When you consider what your feet go through, taking 8,000 steps over the course of a day, according to the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (IPMA), it’s easy to see how 75 percent of all Americans will have some type of foot pain at some point in their lives. Plantar fasciitis is a common and very painful foot condition that c…Read More

  4. 5 Benefits of Walking That Every Chiropractic Patient Should Know

    5 Benefits of Walking That Every Chiropractic Patient Should Know The case for walking in order to achieve better health is not new. Doctors and fitness experts have been touting its benefits for decades. When you walk, you engage more than 200 muscles (What? Wow!). This is why it makes an exceptional complement to chiropractic and massage. However, if you aren’t convinced, these five compelling…Read More

  5. How Chiropractic & Massage Help Iliotibial (IT) Band Syndrome

    Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome is a very common injury in general but even more common among runners. I see it everyday in practice! If it is diagnosed early (which can be difficult as it is misdiagnosed a lot) and treatment commences immediately, the chances of it becoming a chronic condition are drastically reduced. It responds very well to gentle chiropractic and massage therapy since it involve…Read More

  6. How Chiropractic and Massage Improves Overall Health and Wellness

      Chiropractic and massage have been increasing in popularity over the last few years as the medical community is recognizing its value for treating many conditions while also improving overall health and wellness. There was a time when chiropractic was used to treat back pain, but studies are showing that it can be used to effectively treat a wide variety of health issues. This is due, at least …Read More

  7. How Chiropractic Helps Those Who Suffer from Sciatica

    Sciatica is a common back ailment that affects approximately one in ten adults in the United States. It is most prevalent in people between the ages of 25 and 45. Sciatica is characterized by a shooting pain that originates in the lower back and travels down through the hip, buttock, and back of the leg. The pain can be so severe that it inhibits mobility and can prevent people from working, takin…Read More

  8. 4 Ways Chiropractic Can Help Those Who Suffer From Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is one of the most common chronic pain conditions in the United States. It is believed to affect one in fifty people in the U.S. alone, according to the American College of Rheumatology. This condition is very problematic because it is extremely difficult to diagnose. It is also difficult to treat because it tends to be a chronic condition. Many doctors use pain medication that treats…Read More

  9. 3 Ways Chiropractic Can Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    3 Ways Chiropractic Can Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Many people think of chiropractic as a treatment for neck and back problems, but in truth it is a whole body wellness practice and the neck and back are just one aspect. One application that is garnering a great deal of attention is the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Chiropractic care is an effective, non-invasive treatment for CTS, r…Read More

  10. The Cost-effectiveness of Chiropractic Care

    The Cost-effectiveness of Chiropractic Care Have you ever considered seeing a chiropractor? There are tons of reasons why a person would answer "YES!" From overall general health to specific aches and pains, to an injury, millions of folks turn to chiropractors for pain relief, increased movement and strength, and overall healing. For some individuals, the price tag seems to hinder their decision …Read More