Falls are one of the biggest threats to an older person's health and ability to live on their own. A broken bone in old age can lead to an array of complications. Even for someone younger, falls can be serious, especially if they involve a concussion. According to the National Institute on Aging, six out of 10 falls happen in our homes. Fortunately, indoor fall prevention tips are easy to implement with a bit of planning and forethought. Clean Up Clutter Removing tripping hazards may seem … [Read more...] about 15 Ways to Prevent Falling at Home
Winter weather is more than watching snowflakes through the window while drinking hot cocoa. Driving on icy roads can't always be avoided. Driving in these dangerous conditions can lead to car accidents, which, in turn, leads to injuries and aches. … [Read more...] about Tips for Driving on Icy Roads This Winter
When you are about to experience something new for the first time, it is completely normal to search the internet for tips and advice on what you can expect. If you are new to the world of chiropractic care, at Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness, we are here to provide you with insight on what you can expect following your very first chiropractic adjustment. … [Read more...] about What to Expect After Your First Chiropractic Adjustment
Many of us lead fast-paced lives as we juggle our work and personal responsibilities. Sometimes we get so caught up in all of life’s responsibilities that ailments like back pain sneak up on us. Maybe your mattress is good, and you’re sleeping right at night to alleviate the stress on your back, but you’re still experiencing back pain day after day. Could it be from the stress and anxiety of your day to day life? … [Read more...] about Can Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Cause Back Pain?
A lot happens after a car accident. Even a minor one can cause a large amount of trouble. While you should visit a hospital right after a car accident, visiting a chiropractor is also very important. Even more important is seeing a chiropractor with extensive experience in treating car accident injuries. The hospital needs to check you first for major injuries, fractures, internal injuries, or other serious complications. Sometimes a fracture isn't obvious until an X-ray is taken. For that … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident