An episode of back or neck pain may be secondary to a disc injury. A disc injury may also result in arm or leg pain, burning, tingling, or numbness because of irritation of a nerve root (aka pinched nerve). Not everyone with nerve irritation will have neck or back pain, despite that being the site […]
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Neck pain and some types of headaches are sometimes treated through neck adjustment. Neck adjustment (also called cervical spine manipulation) works to improve joint mobility in the neck, restoring range of motion, and reducing muscle spasm, which helps relieve pressure and tension. Neck adjustment is a precise procedure that is generally applied by hand to the joints of the […]
Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, headaches, joint pain of the arms or legs, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints. Although chiropractic has an excellent safety record, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects.
You may not represent the U.S. in sporting events, but that doesn’t mean you have to live your life on the sidelines. This fall, the American Chiropractic Association and doctors of chiropractic (DC’s) across the country will highlight ways you can feel your best every day, regardless of your age, occupation or fitness level, during National
Sometimes, during human development a lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine develops. If the curvature is larger than 10 degrees, it is called scoliosis. Curves less than 10 degrees are mostly insignificant postural changes. How is scoliosis evaluated?
Spinal manipulation goes by several different popular terms: spinal manipulation therapy (SMT), chiropractic treatment, chiropractic manipulation, chiropractic adjustment, and spinal adjustment. Most people know it by the audible effect of the treatment: “joint popping, back popping, neck popping.” Beyond that, the science and clinical rationale for spinal manipulation is not commonly known. This is unfortunate, […]