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Should You See a Doctor For Your Lower Back Pain?

Back pain is not terribly uncommon for many people, as the back muscles work very hard to support the entire body even when sitting down or at rest. Many people also have very poor posture, as they might lean over a computer screen or not mind how they hold themselves when standing, driving, and the like. In turn, their back muscle begin to feel achy and sore. While you always want to see a doctor when you have a question about any pain you might be feeling, note when you should see a doctor for back pain in particular. Read More 

3 Ways A Chiropractor Can Treat Repetitive Strain Injury To The Neck

Repetitive strain injury to the neck commonly affects those who spend a lot of time on the phone but don't use a headset, those who work on a fast-paced production line and those who stoop over a laptop or other device for several hours a day. Anything that causes the muscles in your neck to tighten puts you at risk of developing this injury, and as the muscles become tighter, the tendons in your neck can become damaged due to the strain and you can develop a trapped nerve. Read More 

Different Effects of Getting a Sports Massage

A common misconception that people have is that sports massages are only geared toward elite athletes. The truth of the matter though is that these massages benefit anyone who engages in some exercise ranging from world-class athletes to people who jog once in a while. The main aim of the massage is to focus on parts of your body that are overused, which makes them susceptible to straining due to repetitive motions. Read More 

Three Practical Tips on Alleviating Lower Back Pain

Back pain is a common condition, and it can be temporary or chronic. There are different causative factors depending on your lifestyle and health status. The pain can be caused by muscle strain in the lower back, particularly due to vigorous or continuous physical activity. In addition, chronic pain can be caused by problems in the lower discs of the spine. Basically, this part of the backbone is responsible for supporting the upper body weight. Read More 

Three Alternative Treatments For Migraine Sufferers

Migraines can be debilitating and strike suddenly, leaving you unable to work or socialise. Migraine sufferers know how discouraging it can be to spend a day or more at a time in a dark room while life continues for everyone else, but current migraine medications aren't always effective and come with a range of side effects such as rebound headaches and stomach upsets. If you'd like to try an alternative treatment for migraines, consider these three well-studied options: Read More 

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Can you crack my back?

My wife gives great back rubs, but I still have to say that she is nowhere near as helpful as my chiropractor. My wife is a bit too gentle while the chiropractor is not afraid to get in there and give my back some serious adjustments and crack some joints. It's hard for an amateur to find the courage to get in there and give a really tough back massage because he or she is afraid of doing damage. This blog is about chiropractic massage and some of the techniques you can use at home for back pain relief - and signs you need to see the chiropractor!