The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the way we do our jobs. You or someone you know may be one of the millions of Americans that have had to transition to working from home, either partially or fully. Many of those working from home may continue to do so partially even after this is all behind us.
While we’ve all been looking forward to the warmer weather and a chance to get out more, it isn’t without its perils. More people on the road means increased chances of getting into a car accident. You don’t need to be in a major accident for it to affect your health either. Any sudden jolts caused by an accident could affect your spinal alignment and create discomfort.
Fibromyalgia, for those who may not know, is a syndrome that disproportionately affects women and causes pain including abdominal pain, trouble sleeping, chronic fatigue, and psychological distress. While it can be difficult to diagnose fibromyalgia, chiropractors can make a diagnosis and work with you on a treatment plan. Chiropractors will also help to treat those same symptoms caused by different ailments.
Good weather makes people want to spend time outside – especially this year after being cooped up inside for weeks and social distancing likely to continue for quite some time. Add in people trying to avoid grocery stores, and gardening is more popular than ever this year for both experienced gardeners and novices.
May is Correct Posture Month. While that might sound like something your parents might have lectured you about when you were younger, good posture has a lot of benefits. Maintaining good posture is also one of the easiest and cheapest changes you can do to improve your health.
The Y-strap, or Y-axis traction strap adjustment, is a type of spinal adjustment that’s been taking the internet by storm. Unlike what most people picture when they think of chiropractic spinal adjustments, a chiropractor using their hands to manually adjust the spine, a Y-strap adjustment utilizes a secure strap around the skull attached to a bar that the chiropractor pulls in order to achieve spinal decompression. While this is performed in mere moments, the actual
Of the various treatment options we perform here at Total Chiropractic Care, patients frequently ask about the difference between spinal decompression and traction therapy. Each technique provides valuable benefits depending upon each patient’s specific treatment needs.
Spring means spring training and a heightened interest in getting back into shape or stepping up your exercise routine after winter doldrums. It’s also a time for increased risk of sports injuries, especially if you don’t warm up properly and stretch. Fortunately, a little information and good practice can set you up for success.