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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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?
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