Lower Back Pain and Horseback Riding

Kate Keenan blog

Many riders experience pains and aches while riding due to slouching or poor posture. Lower back pain can also occur due to riding with rigid shoulder blades or improper hip rotation. While horseback riding, it is important that your hips move in the same motion as your horse. Riders who have trouble keeping the hips in line with the movement …

How to Treat Herniated Discs Without Surgery

Lisa Gladman blog

If you suffer from prolonged discomfort in your lower back muscles that is also characterized by stiffness and lack of motion, you probably have a herniated disc. Herniated disc treatment includes surgery or chiropractic therapy such as spinal adjustments. What is A Herniated Disc? A herniated disc is a problem that develops because of repeated strains to the spine. When …

How Chiropractors Can Gently Treat Sciatica

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Sciatica is discomfort that many people end up facing at least once in their lives. While sciatica may be quite unpleasant, sciatica treatment is regularly performed by doctors of chiropractic medicine. What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is a form of nerve dysfunction, also called peripheral neuropathy, that refers to pain which radiates along the sciatic nerve. This dysfunction can occur when …

5 Causes of Herniated Discs

Lisa Gladman blog

Not all cases of herniated disc are the same, so herniated disc treatment options vary depending on the situation. One of the main factors to consider when producing a treatment plan for a herniated disc is the initial cause of the problem. What is a Herniated Disc? A bulging, slipped, prolapsed, or herniated disc are all terms used to describe …

4 Ways A Chiropractor Can Help After A Car Accident

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Automobile accidents often cause discomfort in the neck, spine, lower back muscles, and the extremities. Patients who seek chiropractic treatment after being in a car accident may complete a series of treatments, including spinal manipulation, sciatica treatment, neck adjustments, deep massage, and more to restore their health. The following four treatments are common ways chiropractors help patients recover from post-car …

3 Daily Tasks that can Cause a Herniated Disc

Lisa Gladman blog

A herniated disc, also known as a slipped disc, occurs when there is a problem between your vertebrae. Normally, the vertebrae are protected by discs that absorb shocks from daily activities, but when these discs are injured, the vertebrae come in contact, resulting in excruciating pain. Each disc is made up of two different parts. The inside of a disc …

Regaining Mobility For Frozen Hip Joint Sufferers

Kate Keenan blog

If you’re suffering from frozen hip, it’s imperative to seek out frozen hip joint treatment to prevent it from advancing further. Frozen hip — otherwise known as adhesive capsulitis — can lead to severe pain and immobility. Adhesive capsulitis can also affect the shoulder, a more common condition called “frozen shoulder.” In patients with frozen hip, the tissues within the joint thicken …

Treating Sports Injuries in Adolescents

Lisa Gladman blog

Most young adolescents are involved in physical sports and activities. It improves their strength and flexibility, as well as their overall physical and mental health. About 40 percent of physical injuries suffered by adolescents relate to sports. Parents may be concerned by this, especially those who are not familiar with chiropractic treatment for sports injuries and its benefits over traditional …

2 Ways Golf Can Cause Back Pain and How to Treat It Naturally

Kate Keenan blog

Golf is a sport that requires a perfect form to prevent strain or stress on the lower back muscles. Many golfers seek lower back pain treatment due to years of repetitive movements that cause pain in the lumbar spine. To relieve this pain, take a break from golf for a day or two, rest, and ice the affected area. In …

Why Chiropractic Treatments Are Essential for Rapid Sports Injury Healing

Lisa Gladman blog

The term “sports injuries” refers to injuries sustained during any athletic activity. They can occur because of an accident, poor form, not warming up properly or pushing yourself too hard. It is essential that you seek chiropractic treatment for sports injuries so that you can recover properly and as quickly as possible.   What are the most common sports injuries? …