Last spring, saw a phenomenon known as coronavirus cabin fever -- a cabin fever that directly correlated with the rolling lockdowns and quarantining during the early months of the pandemic. While the early stay-at-home orders in some regions, as well as sectors of the economy migrating to work from home, initially led to a decline in car accidents, it wouldn’t last for long. A noticeable uptick in accidents started occurring; something we could experience again this spring. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus, Cabin Fever, Spring Fever, and Driving
At Total Chiropractic Care & Wellness, we see all types of injuries, including pedestrian injuries. As the weather gets warmer, you’ll likely start to venture outside more often. We compiled a list of some simple pedestrian safety tips to help keep you and your family safe. … [Read more...] about 3 Pedestrian Safety Tips
Many of us will suffer from some form of back pain over the course of our lives, some more severe than others. Sometimes you’re sleeping in a position that’s causing you pain that could be adjusted, or you pull muscles in your back that could cause you great pain for days or even weeks. … [Read more...] about When Does Back Pain Qualify for Disability (SSDI)?
We all know that keeping ourselves hydrated is important for our overall health. In order to keep properly hydrated, it’s recommended that we consume about half a gallon of water over the course of the day. If you’re not drinking enough, you’re under the weather, or performing activities where you aren’t replacing enough of the water in your body that you’re expending, you may experience dehydration. A milder case can cause headaches, muscle cramps, and dry mouth. A more severe case can cause … [Read more...] about Hydration and Spine Health
Back pain could be from muscular, nerves, disks, etc. yet no matter the cause, hot baths can help by relaxing muscles. Why does that matter if the source of the pain isn't muscular? When an injury happens, muscles commonly contract around the nerve, disk, etc. to protect it. The contraction usually triggers a pain response and possibly even muscle spasms, which are even more painful. That's where a hot bath can help. … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Using Hot Baths to Relax Your Back