You’ve probably heard it from your parents. “Eat your vegetables so you can grow big and strong!” or “Don’t slouch, it will stunt your growth!” But were your parents right? Are there factors other than genetics that influence height? You might be surprised to learn that the spine has an influence on your height, which leads to the question, can chiropractic make you taller? Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness wants you to understand the relationship between height and chiropractic as well as the relationship between height and health.
It happens every day and it can change your life and your health. If you’ve suffered an injury at work, you may have to go on disability and lose a portion of your income. For some people, that means missing a few days of work, while others can be out for a long time. Another issue related to workplace injuries is that it can give rise to chronic pain. Very often this pain manifests itself as back or neck pain, and when that happens Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness can often help.
The sun will be shining and summer is almost upon us! Warm weather and fun go together. If you do things right, having outdoor fun can also be healthy for you. Playing games, taking part in sports, going to the swimming pool or gardening can burn off calories, give you more energy and get you closer to optimal health. But if you’re not careful, you can also get injured. Outdoor activity can be particularly tricky if you have chronic pain, like back pain or neck pain and if you’ve been injured or have aggravated an injury while spending time in the great outdoors, Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness can help.
It’s one of the first things your doctor will recommend in helping you on the road to total health. Along with diet, exercise is almost universally part of any plan for a healthy lifestyle. According to Healthline, exercise reduces stress and can make you feel better, exercise is critical to weight loss and strengthening muscles and bones. It can reduce your risk of chronic disease and increase your memory, brain health, and energy levels. Exercise can also improve the quality of your sleep and your sex life. Exercise has many health benefits, but it must be done properly. Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness wants you to know that some exercises can hurt your back.
If you’re suffering from back pain, there are solutions. At Total Chiropractic, we help our patients deal with their back pain every day. We believe in non-invasive pain management techniques and we’re also committed to avoiding medication whenever possible. Much of our treatment involves chiropractic techniques, but there are many other areas that we touch on to help you achieve total health. We’ll talk to you about other therapies, diet, and lifestyle choices. Another big part of your treatment involves exercise.
Exercise plays an important role in attaining optimum health, and participating in sports is a terrific way to exercise regularly. Whatever sport you participate in, you’re likely having fun, gaining strength and endurance and leading a healthy lifestyle. There is, of course, an occasional downside to sports and that’s when injuries occur. Some sports injuries heal quickly, others are more long-term and some sports injuries become chronic conditions.
Feel like you’ve been hibernating and woke up in pain? Suffering from winter stiffness? Or have you been suffering from chronic pain and haven’t had a chance to do anything about it yet? If you’ve been staying inside all winter and not doing anything about your pain management issues, it’s time for the season of renewal. Spring is here and it’s the perfect time of year to come to Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness to receive chiropractic adjustment.
There are plenty of reasons people come to Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness to deal with back problems. You could be suffering from pain related to a car accident or a workplace accident. You may have pain as a result of a sports injury or you could have chronic pain from lifting heavy objects. Another cause of back pain can be related to the spine being misaligned and one issue we often hear about from patients is scoliosis. This is a spinal deformity that can lead to back issues.
Among the most critical hours of our life from a health standpoint are the eight or so hours we spend sleeping. But way too many of us have a difficult time getting enough sleep. Sometimes it’s because we pack our days too much, but there can be other factors which can cause you to lose sleep’s restorative powers. A big contributor to lack of sleep can often be caused by sleeping on an uncomfortable mattress. It can cause back pain, neck pain and other health issues related to lack of sleep. Finding the right mattress can be a difficult task but Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness wants you to know that proper sleep leads to optimum health.
We know managing pain can be difficult. If you’ve been injured or if you have chronic pain, you want to be treated by a doctor who understands what you’re going through and who knows how to help. You want to be able to get back to optimum health and you want a treatment plan that is as safe as possible. At Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness, we’re committed to trying to help our clients manage pain without resorting to surgery or prescription pain medication.