Spine Health: Contrast Therapy

Combine cold therapy and heat therapy to improve healing. Reduce swelling, decrease pain, lessen muscle tightness and improve your spinal health by merging cold and heat therapy.

      Contrast therapy is the medical name for the combination of cold and heat therapies. This extremely effective form of passive, non-invasive self-treatment can be executed several ways.… Read the rest

Spine Health: Heat Therapy

Apply heat to decrease muscle tension and reduce pain. Proper heat therapy application expedites healing.

      Heat is effective on the spine, torso and extremities. Heat is a common and useful form of passive, non-invasive self-treatment.

      Heat therapy dilates the blood vessels and increases circulation. The increased blood flow deliveries additional nutrients for healing … Read the rest

Spine Health: Cold Therapy

Utilize cold therapy properly if pain or injury occur. Correct ice pack usage is imperative to the healing process and injury recovery.

      Ice is effective on the spine and the extremities. Ice is one of the most common and most useful types of passive, non-invasive therapy.

      Ice or cold therapy is named cryotherapy. … Read the rest

Extrinsic and Intrinsic Factors of Health

Genetic, extrinsic and intrinsic factors play a major role in our health and fitness. Your genetic make-up is what’s inside your DNA. This is your starting point. Extrinsic factors occur outside the body and intrinsic factors take place in the body.

      Each of us has a genetic factor for every disorder, disease and condition. … Read the rest

Chiropractic Foot Care

Chiropractic care for the feet restores proper motion and reestablishes correct skeletal biomechanics. Chiropractic treatment for musculoskeletal conditions in the feet and lower extremities helps lessen and prevent symptoms by eliminating the source of the condition. Continual pressure placed on the feet by everyday activities makes them prime candidates for chiropractic treatment.

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Chiropractic Care for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Chiropractic treatment is effective for a wide range of conditions including carpal tunnel syndrome.

      Chiropractic care is drug-free, surgery-free functional medicine. The primary objective of Chiropractic treatment is to restore proper skeletal motion and optimize nerve flow to maximize the body’s natural healing capabilities.

      Doctors of Chiropractic utilize a treatment procedure named the … Read the rest

Chiropractic Care for Sciatica

Sciatica is a common reason people seek chiropractic treatment. Impingement of the sciatic nerve results in the severe symptoms of sciatica, therefore chiropractic treatment attempts to eliminate the source of sciatica by decreasing the nerve compression. Chiropractic adjustments lessen nerve impingement by reestablishing correct skeletal biomechanics. Optimal joint motion and unimpeded nerve flow maximizes the … Read the rest

Spine Health: Motion is the Fountain of Youth

The human frame is designed for motion. The human body is engineered to move effectively and efficiently. It is not designed for prolonged sitting on the couch, lengthy drives in a car and long hours at a computer work station.

      Movement brings a wealth of positive effects to the spine. Motion keeps us young … Read the rest