chiropractor for hip pain

Four Ways to Avoid Hip Replacement Surgery

Lisa Gladman blog

Hip replacement surgery is an unfortunately popular procedure. This surgery requires long recovery times, and like all surgeries, comes with risks. At the first stages of hip pain, it is important to seek treatment from a chiropractor for hip pain to avoid hip replacement surgery in the future. Osteoarthritis is the most common reason for hip replacement, yet with proper …

Automobile Accident

5 Reasons To Choose Chiropractic Care After an Automobile Accident

Kate Keenan blog

Automobile accidents create unnecessary stress and pain in your life. Even a minor low impact auto accident can result in long insurance claims and significant injuries that treatment a lifetime of suffering. Many people will avoid chiropractic treatment out of fear, lack of understanding, or limited information. Chiropractic care can be covered by an auto accident claim and is often …

Muscle Stimulation

Nine Reasons Athletes Benefit from Electrical Muscle Stimulation Therapy

Lisa Gladman blog

Electrical Muscle Stimulation Therapy is a method of training your muscles differently than workouts can. It is an augmentation technique used by many athletes to generate muscle contractions. EMS maximizes muscular effort and provides improved fitness results. Research has confirmed that EMS works. Electrical muscle stimulation therapy is supported by encouraging results regarding strength development and performance improvements. When used …

Pediatric Chiropractic

Four Common Ailments Relieved By Pediatric Chiropractic Treatment

Kate Keenan blog

Spine and nervous system health are fragile during the developmental stages of childhood. These systems are capable of becoming off balance, just like in adults, and as a result, different conditions can develop. Pediatric chiropractic care specialists have extensive experience and education to manage and alleviate symptoms related to these childhood conditions. Pediatric chiropractic care focuses on nervous system function …

leg pain

Why Do My Legs Hurt, and When to Seek Treatment?

Lisa Gladman blog

Have you experienced a sudden sharp pain in your calf? Perhaps you woke up one day with a dull, throbbing pain in your thigh. What about that weird creaking noise you hear coming from your knees when you bend down? Leg pain can be frustrating, especially if you aren’t entirely sure what’s causing it. If this sounds like you, you …

Sciatica Pain

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Sciatica Pain

Kate Keenan blog

Sciatica pain can be debilitating and can disrupt your entire life. But there’s no reason why anyone should have to suffer through this intense pain when there’s help available. At Michigan Chiropractic Specialists we can work with you to develop a plan to help lessen or, in many cases, alleviate your sciatica pain. We use different techniques of massage for …

How to Stimulate Your Pressure Points for Natural Pain Relief

Lisa Gladman blog

Ever since humans began to experience pain, they have been seeking ways to reduce pain sensations, increase comfort, and prevent the discomfort from reoccurring. Some conventional methods of pain reduction and management include over-the-counter or prescription medications, massage therapy, application of heat or cold, physical therapy, and mental techniques such as distraction, visualization, or meditation. One technique that is equally …

How to Fix a Pinched or Compressed Nerve

Kate Keenan blog

A pinched or compressed nerve can make it hard to do routine things most people take for granted. Depending on the severity of it, a pinched nerve can even be debilitating. One option to get relief from a pinched nerve is to make an appointment with a chiropractor. Chiropractic specialists have a few treatments they can use to help you …

How Does Spinal Manipulation Work?

Lisa Gladman blog

Spinal manipulation sounds kind of intimidating, doesn’t it? But there’s no reason to be intimidated. You just need to know a little bit about it. That’s what we’re here for. Spinal manipulation is a form of spinal adjustment therapy that is used to provide relief for lower back pain. It’s performed by a number of different kinds of professionals in …

How a Chiropractor Treats Vertigo

Kate Keenan blog

Vertigo is a disorder that can be life-altering. The feelings of disorientation and loss of balance can prevent one from performing even the most ordinary tasks. Although this condition is generally caused by an inner-ear problem, seeing a chiropractor for vertigo can provide immense relief. Vertigo: Causes and Conditions Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BBPV or simply vertigo) is most commonly …