Why Differences in Leg Length Matter to Your Chiropractor?

Lisa Gladman blog

Do you find it difficult to stand up straight? Is your gait uneven? Do you have ongoing back, leg, or foot pain? It might be worth your time to consider whether you have a difference in leg length. Even a ¼ inch difference between the length of your legs can cause severe pain and discomfort, causing you to seek out …

Why Menopause Causes Lower Back Pain

Kate Keenan blog

While lower back pain is well-documented in both men and women of various ages, studies have shown that lower back pain is both more frequent and more severe in pre-, peri-, and post-menopausal women. Given that life expectancy has risen to the point where women now spend a third of their life in some phase of the menopause process, the …

5 Types of Massage That Can Help to Alleviate Chronic Pain

Lisa Gladman blog

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), as many as 20% of Americans currently experience chronic pain in some form or another. Defined as pain that persists for more than six months, it is becoming more common (and much more dangerous) to be treated with medication. As the current opioid epidemic in the United States shows no signs of …

4 Yoga Poses to Relieve Sciatica

Kate Keenan blog

Sciatica appears as pain or tenderness along the sciatic nerve, usually affecting just one side of the body. Running from the base of the spinal cord all the way down through your legs to the outside of each foot, the sciatic nerve is the longest in your body. When it becomes irritated, anything from mild tingling to severe pain can …

The Difference Between Chiropractic Massage and Massage Therapy

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Your muscles are tight, your joints are stiff, or you have a persistent leg, back, joint or neck pain. Finding the right health care professional and treatment can help to relieve your discomfort. Massage therapy for chronic pain can be a healing and restorative solution for persistent pain. Seeking out massage therapy for your pain is beneficial, but finding the …

Leg Pain: It Could Be A Pinched Nerve

Kate Keenan blog

While back pain is the number one complaint doctors hear around the country, other types of pain including neck, arm, and leg pain can be closely related. These pains may radiate from compressed nerves along the spinal column. When you’re seeking leg pain treatment it is important to understand the cause of your pain. If a pinched nerve is to …

Chiropractic Treatment for Osteoporosis

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Our bones are living tissue. The way we treat them can either improve their health or cause deterioration. Back pain chiropractors see multiple patients every day who suffer from osteoporosis-related back pain. The pain is both preventable and treatable when you are willing to take control of the condition. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is the name of a disease that …

Soccer and Back Pain: Why Developing Your Core is Important

Kate Keenan blog

Soccer is a great way to stay fit and have fun, but players are at risk of injury. The most common injuries are to the legs and feet. However, more soccer players are reporting back pain as an injury that keeps them benched. The main contributor to back injuries is usually a lack of core strength. Luckily, back pain chiropractors …

Benefits of Massage for Neurotherapy and Pain Management

Lisa Gladman blog

Massage therapy is proven to be extremely effective in the treatment of pain management and Neurotherapy. Massage therapy for chronic pain is a wonderful natural option to improve your quality of life and enhance your overall well-being. What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is defined by the Institute for Chronic Pain as pain that lasts more than six months. It …