Chiropractor assessing patient

What Goes into a Chiropractic Assessment and Why Are They Important?

Chiropractic care is a distinctive practice that treats individuals suffering from a number of debilitating ailments, including nerve damage, whiplash, arthritis and chronic joint pain. Prior to providing a patient with treatment, however, reputable chiropractors will always engage in
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Woman suffering from headache

What are Your Cervicogenic Headaches Trying to Tell You?

A cervicogenic headache is the result of referred pain, or an issue in one part of the body causing pain elsewhere. The cervical spine (neck) is a delicate instrument, and even minor problems with alignment are liable to cause chronic pain conditions. You can take over-the-counter or
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Man suffering from joint pain in elbow

Avoid Cold Joints and Low Back Injuries This Upcoming Winter

It’s not the best news, but it’s undeniable: winter is coming. Unfortunately, the cold also means increased risk for joint and low back injuries. Cold weather means oxygen doesn’t travel as efficiently to our muscles, meaning you’re more likely to be sore for seemingly no reason at al
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Young man standing up at workplace

Why Sit When You Could Stand? 12 Reasons Standing is Better for Spine Health

There’s a plague in modern society: a sedentary lifestyle that leads to negative health outcomes ranging from heart disease, to chronic back pain, to obesity. People are starting to realize that regular movement and frequent standing are easy ways to combat this plague. And in fact, s
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Beyond Neck Pain: How Whiplash Affects Your Whole Body

If you’ve ever been in an auto accident, there’s a good chance you’ve suffered whiplash to some degree. Even a minor fender bender where the airbags don’t deploy is enough to cause rapid extension of the neck, resulting in whiplash. And while your neck stiffness and soreness may fade
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Heading Off Seasonal Depression with the Help of Chiropractic

If you experience seasonal depression, you know it’s more than just the winter blues. The consistent feeling of being down, combined with a lack of interest in the things you usually love, can be devastating. You dread the coming winter because you know what’s going to happen, and it
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Osteoarthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis and How They Affect Spine Health

Often, the term “arthritis” is used as a catch-all. People generally associate it with any sort of joint pain or stiffness. It’s important to understand that within this general umbrella term, there are actually different types of arthritis. Just like there’s a difference between the
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Seek Chiropractic for Relief from Seasonal Joint Pain

It’s people’s natural tendency to blame the weather for a wide range of health problems. Sinus headaches, sluggishness, even gastrointestinal distress – they all seem to “flare up” under certain weather conditions. In fact, one of the most common instances is when people attribute joi
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More Than a ‘Back Crack’: Demystifying Chiropractic Adjustments

If you’ve never been to a chiropractor before, the prospect of going to one might be a bit scary. Won’t your back make lots of noises during chiropractic adjustments – cracks, pops, that kind of thing? Hearing your spine and neck make the same sound your knuckles do when you crack the
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