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 manipulative therapy
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, […]
Partnering with your chiropractor in the effort to get your pain under control and keeping the pain away is important in common sense pain management. The optimum approach to a problem is to find out what led to it and then, after successfully treating the pain, provide the advice and direction needed in order […]
Your headache may be a pounding in your head, aching in your neck, pain behind the eye, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. When will the pain stop? You may have suffered from some of these common symptoms reported by headache patients. Annually millions of Americans suffer from headache pain making it the most commonly […]
Michelle Kinney, Co-owner of CrossFit Chickasaw, currently holds the title for the “17th Fittest Woman in the World.” Michelle’s background includes NCAA Division I Strength & Conditioning, a member of the track, cross country, and softball teams at Mississippi State University. Michelle also competes in the CrossFit Games, the world’s premier test
The spine is a highly complex mechanism of bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and nerves that work together in a beautifully integrated way. It bears the weight of our body and supports our arm and leg movement. It protects the spinal cord and nerves that connect our brain to every other part of our body, and […]