You may have used the phrase, "this is a pain in the neck!" But if you've ever actually experienced neck pain, you know it is no picnic. The good news is, seeing a chiropractor is a great way to find relief from pain in this part of your body. If you want to better understand neck pain, here are three things you should know. 1. Neck Pain Happens for Many Different Reasons
28 December 2018
Every year on American roadways, statistics show there are six million car accidents, and unfortunately, these accidents result in about 33,000 fatalities. Three million of those crashes result in injuries, which can range from minor to life-threatening and debilitating. One of the most common injuries from a car accident is spinal injuries. Even an accident that occurs at a low rate of speed can create enough force to cause your spine to become out of alignment and cause a back or neck injury.
23 September 2018
New age medicine meets chiropractors halfway. At least, that is what you can assume when you see a new age or natural healing shop that provides chiropractic care. Yet, do these different approaches to caring for your mind and body have in common? If you look closer, you will see that chakras, chi (or qi), and chiropractors have a lot more in common than maybe you realized. 1. Connections Between Chakras and Chi
2 July 2018
A woman's body goes through enormous changes when she's pregnant, and chiropractors can support pregnant women to make their pregnancies and births as easy and comfortable as possible. Physical Changes During Pregnancy Late in a woman's pregnancy, her protruding abdomen often creates a pronounced curve in the spine in the small of the back. There also are changes in the pelvis as joints soften and the pelvis subtly widens to prepare for birth.
4 November 2016
Sciatica is caused when the nerve that extends from one end of your back to the other becomes irritated. This irritation can cause extreme pain as well as a numbing and a burning sensation. All of these symptoms can make it difficult to get out of bed to perform your everyday tasks. Chiropractic adjustments are often used as a simple treatment for sciatica. These adjustments help to loosen up your spine and release pressure from tight areas throughout your back.
11 August 2016
Receiving a massage can be an excellent way to relieve stress and tension. In addition to the emotional and mood enhancing qualities, a massage may also help individuals that are suffering from chronic medical conditions that can cause muscle pains. However, if you have never received a massage, you may not be sure of what should be expected. By having the following few questions answered, you will find that you are more informed about what you should expect during your first massage.
7 May 2016
If you are thinking about visiting a chiropractor, such as at North Star Chiropractic Center, to help with lower back pain or any other condition that manipulation of the spine can treat, you will want to know how you can make the most out of it. This means maintaining your adjustments right after you have received them. By doing this, you can get the most out of your treatment and ensure that making a visit again can be delayed for a longer period of time.
26 January 2016