Whether it’s overexerting yourself in the garden, overdoing it during weekend sports, or just general aches and pains, we often default to a hot bath to soak away the pain. There’s also a whole industry of products promising relief if added to a hot bath. Do they really work? And does a hot bath help with pain or make things worse?
One of the many wonderful things about chiropractic care is that it involves much more than just spinal manipulation or easing your aches and pains. Here at Total Chiropractic Care and Wellness, we take the “wellness” part just as seriously as we take “chiropractic care.” We strive to always assist our patients in reaching optimal health in all areas and aspects of their lives. Is Chiropractic Part of a Healthy Lifestyle? Chiropractic care is great
April is stress and anxiety awareness month. If you suffer from stress and anxiety, you should know that it’s a normal part of life. However, it is essential to learn more about stress and anxiety to recognize when they negatively affect us, as both can be debilitating and cause or aggravate health problems. Take some time to learn and understand what stress and anxiety are and how you can properly deal with them.
The warmer weather is nearly here, and for many, that means getting back outside. After a long and cold winter, there is nothing quite like getting out into the warmth of the outdoors to move your body. You may be wondering what you can do to prepare your body for this new season. Read on for our tips on the best back strengthening exercises in preparation for getting back outside this spring and summer.
Did you know that having good posture is a form of fitness in which the muscles of the body support the skeleton in an alignment that is stable and efficient? When a person exercises good posture, it is present in both stillness and in movement.
Do you suffer from spinal stenosis, a herniated disc, or other degenerative spinal conditions? If so, epidural treatments might be an option to alleviate the symptoms and discomfort you feel. Some patients report having acute and recurrent pain in their back, while others feel muscle weakness in their legs, buttocks, or hips. Other patients report a combination of these symptoms.
What is scoliosis? According to the Mayo Clinic, scoliosis is defined as a “sideways curvature of the spine that most often is diagnosed in adolescents.” Most cases of scoliosis are mild, however, for some children, their curves can worsen as they grow.
Do you often wake up with a stiff or sore neck? If so, the pillow you are using could be to blame. According to Healthline, some two-thirds of people deal with neck pain. If you’re using a pillow that is too high or too low, pressure can build up as the neck tries to compensate for the lack of support. It is best to choose a pillow that helps support the neck and its natural
Are you considering visiting a chiropractor for the first time? If so, you probably have a question or two about what you can expect.You’re probably wondering how chiropractic care works, whether it’s safe, and what you should or shouldn’t do during or after an adjustment.
So you have a back injury. What’s next? How do you effectively treat the pain you are experiencing? If you are suffering from an acute injury, meaning an injury to the ligaments or muscles in the back, such as a sprain or strain, then you will want to use ice to treat your pain effectively. How exactly does ice help, though?