There is a lot that comes with age. Wisdom, experience, and unfortunately sometimes, pain. The aging process can affect your cervical spine, neck, shoulders, upper back, and arms. This is not to say that everyone will develop back and neck pain as they age, however, everyday wear and tear of our spines can lead to degenerative spinal conditions. So, what exactly contributes to back and neck pain as we age and what can we do
Most tailbone injuries are caused by trauma to the coccyx area, the triangular bony structure located at the bottom of the vertebral column. It is composed of three to five bony segments which are held in place by joints and ligaments. Injuries in this area may result in a bruise, dislocation, or fracture of the coccyx.
It’s time to go back to school! In the spirit of school days just around the corner, it’s time we all learn a valuable lesson to keep our kids (and ourselves) pain-free. Back pain is very common, even for children and teens, but what is the culprit? National School Backpack Awareness Day is September 15th, 2021, and we want you to know that heavy, ill-fitting backpacks can be the cause of your child’s back pain.
Car accidents continue to be a hazard that affects many of our lives. On average, about six million car accidents occur in the United States every year which breaks down to more than 16,000 per day. As most of the accidents involve more than one person, the amount of people affected by car accidents over the past few years is easily in the tens of millions.
Warm weather means more outdoor activity and sports, especially since that was curtailed last year. Unfortunately, being a “weekend warrior” means a greater risk of injuries. So even if you don’t feel any pain yet, seeing a chiropractor can keep you healthy and active.
Spring is here, and with it comes yard work and back pain from gardening. Whether you’re a casual gardener who likes to keep your backyard neat and trim, an avid rose cultivator, or you grow your own vegetables, gardening back injuries can happen. Luckily, with the right choices, all of those activities can be safe and pain-free.
When people think of sports injuries, they often picture team sports, and in particular those where a lot of contact is expected like football. However, it’s not difficult to be injured performing any strenuous physical activity, including golf. How does one get injured playing golf?
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