1. What Causes Herniated Discs?

    Did you know there are “rubbery cushions” stacked in your spine between vertebrae to keep you upright and pain-free? These are called spinal discs. A disc is like a gel pack. It has a tough exterior and a soft interior. A bulging disc, also known as disc protrusion, the “cushion” protrudes f…Read More

  2. How Stretching Affects The Body

    If you’ve been told that pain is simply a part of life, you don’t need to suffer anymore. Yes, pain is inconvenient and uncomfortable, but what if you had a way to relieve it naturally? Would you do it? Whether you have pain in your lower back, between your shoulder blades, or anywhere else in y…Read More

  3. How A Bulging Disc Affects Your Health

    It’s important to understand that a bulging disc is different than a herniated disc. When a disc bulges, it protrudes from the vertebrae in the spine. A herniated disc is when a bulging disc ruptures, creating a crack in the tough exterior disc-layer called the annulus. A bulging disc simply extru…Read More

  4. Signs Your Low Back Pain Is Serious

    Back pain in any form is unpleasant. But there is a distinct difference between muscles worn out from a day of fun with the family and the ongoing pain of an injury that just will not heal. The issue so many experience is that it can be hard to find the line between “normal” aches and pains and …Read More

  5. Will Physical Therapy Help Back Pain?

    After spending a busy weekend out weeding, mowing, planting, and generally making your yard look amazing, it’s understandable that your back and shoulder muscles might be sore. That is a normal enough effect after some physical exertion. However, if your back keeps hurting for weeks or months, tha…Read More

  6. Physical Therapy Versus Chiropractic: Who Should I See?

    When pain happens, the immediate instinct is to do as much as possible to alleviate it. After all, who really wants to be in pain if they can help it? Whether it is pain as small as a low-grade headache or something bigger, like chronic back pain, soothing the pain is step one and helping the issue …Read More

  7. Are Chiropractic Adjustments Okay During Pregnancy?

    Pregnancy is one of the greatest miracles that can happen to you, but some days it really doesn’t feel like it. There are myriad changes that happen to the body throughout pregnancy — and some of them can be pretty uncomfortable. But, where many of us would turn to painkillers or other medical t…Read More

  8. Physical Therapy & Beyond: 6 Ways To Prevent Muscle Injuries

    Whether you’re a hardcore athlete training for an Ironman race or you have lingering pain from a months (or years) old problem, muscle injuries can be some of the worst health issues. Not only can they take awhile to heal, but you’ll feel that injury every time you move — and that means shifti…Read More

  9. How Chiropractors Are Different: Healing Pain Naturally

    If you have ongoing pain, you’ve probably heard every suggestion under the sun. Icing, heating, over the counter pain medication, prescription pain meds, specific stretches, essential oils, homeopathic salves — the list goes on and on. There are plenty of different pain treatment methods out the…Read More

  10. Ways to Treat Sciatica Pain Naturally

    If you get the occasional headache, over the counter pain medication can temporarily soothe the symptoms. But, if you experience regular, ongoing back pain, a couple of Motrin aren’t exactly going to cut it. Even more importantly, over the counter pain medication isn’t going to help your injurie…Read More