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Can Spinal Stenosis Cause Difficulty Walking

Spine Care | Oct 26, 2020

Can Spinal Stenosis Cause Difficulty Walking?

Spinal stenosis is not uncommon among people 50 years and older, primarily due to wear and tear on the body over time. If you begin to experience significant neck or lower back pain then your doctor may want to assess for spinal stenosis. Treatment varies with the severity, starting with conservative approaches and then minimally […]

How to Sit to Avoid Back Pain

Back Pain, Spine Care | Oct 23, 2020

How to Sit to Avoid Back Pain

If you’re experiencing back pain for any reason then you probably know how uncomfortable it can be to sit in certain positions or for long periods of time. It is important to see a spine specialist whenever you have back pain that interrupts how you live your life. There are treatments available to help with […]

6 Hand Exercises for Arthritis

Orthopedics | Oct 22, 2020

6 Hand Exercises for Arthritis

If you have been diagnosed with arthritis, then you know how hand pain can really take a toll on your daily life. Whether you are typing on a computer, stirring your favorite dish in the kitchen, or knitting a scarf, arthritis pain can make these tasks incredibly uncomfortable or even impossible to complete. When arthritis […]

What to Do About Pain Between the Thumb and Index Finger

Hand Pain | Oct 21, 2020

What to Do About Pain Between the Thumb and Index Finger

When you experience pain in one or both of your hands, then you know just how much even the smallest pain can affect how you move throughout your day. Our hands are involved in so much of what we do every hour of every day. If you notice pain getting worse or that won’t go […]

Did You Know About These Other Causes for Sciatica

Sciatica | Oct 20, 2020

Did You Know About These Other Causes for Sciatica?

If you have ever experienced sciatica then you know just how painful and debilitating it can be. Sciatica is not the term for a specific injury, but rather refers to a collection of symptoms you experience when there is too much pressure on your sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is a sensitive nerve ending at […]

How Do I Help a Sore Knee Heal

Knee Pain | Oct 19, 2020

How Do I Help a Sore Knee Heal?

If one of your knees is sore then it is likely causing you discomfort and could even be interfering with your daily activities. Knee pain is a very common reason for people to visit a knee doctor because of how integral our knee joints are to moving us through our day and supporting our bodies. […]

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Shoulder Pain | Oct 16, 2020

Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt After an Accident?

When dealing with car accident injuries, some people talk about how their shoulder blade hurts, often because of the strain of the seatbelt holding your body still, or from the impact of the airbag when it deploys. If the accident is forceful enough, it can even cause a shoulder dislocation injury. Signs and Symptoms of […]

What Are My Treatment Options for Spinal Stenosis

Spine Care | Oct 15, 2020

What Are My Treatment Options for Spinal Stenosis?

If you’ve been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, you might be wondering about the variety of treatments out there and which one is going to be best for you. Spinal stenosis refers to when the spinal column begins to narrow, making small spaces even smaller and putting pressure on nerves and the nervous system running through […]

Make Sure You’re Lifting Correctly with These 4 Tips

Back Pain, Injuries | Oct 14, 2020

Make Sure You’re Lifting Correctly with These 4 Tips!

You’ve probably heard someone say it before- lift with your legs, not your back! But what does that mean? While picking something up may be second nature, there are actually ways to do so that are less likely to result in back pain or worse, a back injury. If you don’t take care when lifting […]

Should I Get an MRI for a Meniscus Tear

Knee Pain | Oct 13, 2020

Should I Get an MRI for a Meniscus Tear?

One of the more common knee injuries is called a meniscus tear which can lead to knee pain, swelling, and your knee not working right. If you play a lot of contact sports, you may have heard of meniscus tears among other athletes. However, you can also tear a meniscus if you are lifting heavy […]

Does Popping My Back Contribute to Sciatica

Sciatica | Oct 12, 2020

Does Popping My Back Contribute to Sciatica?

For people who struggle with sciatica pain, sometimes might you find yourself reaching for a quick solution to ease the discomfort at that moment and you try and pop your back. You might feel a bit of initial relief, but before you know if the pain is back just as before. Popping your back is […]

How Does a Doctor Treat an Injured Rib

Injuries | Oct 9, 2020

How Does a Doctor Treat an Injured Rib?

If you’ve experienced dislocating a rib as one of your car accident injuries, then you know just how painful it can be to even take a deep breath. Injuries to any part of your rib cage can be very scary because of how much pain you may experience with natural rhythms we take for granted, […]

Why You Should See A Chiropractor If You Have A Strenuous Job

Chiropractic | Oct 8, 2020

Why You Should See A Chiropractor If You Have A Strenuous Job

Does your job have you to stay on your feet all day or require significant physical exertion? Do you come home from a stressful day at work and find yourself reaching for an ice pack? All these experiences at your job can put significant strain and stress on your whole body. Jobs that have strenuous […]

3 Reasons Why Our Chiropractors Sometimes Recommend Surgery

Chiropractic | Oct 7, 2020

3 Reasons Why Our Chiropractors Sometimes Recommend Surgery

When you suffer any sort of back pain or injury, visiting a chiropractor should be your first course of action. Chiropractors take a natural and safe approach to caring for the spine, focusing on keeping the spine properly aligned so that the nervous system can function optimally and keep the body healthy. Typically, chiropractors are […]

3 Common Hand Injuries from Car Crashes

Accidents, Hand Pain | Oct 6, 2020

3 Common Hand Injuries from Car Crashes

We use our hands to do so much throughout our day and can tend to take them for granted until we experience an injury to one or both hands. In the case of a car crash, you may find yourself at the doctor’s office learning about how your hand injury may impact your daily life. […]

Spine Care | Oct 5, 2020

4 Ways to Prevent Degenerative Disc from Getting Worse

As you get older your body gradually begins to respond to the wear and tear it has experienced over the years. When it comes to your joints, wear and tear is common in the knees, hips, and also the spine. The vertebrae in your spine are each separated by a disc that provides cushioning, support, […]

How Long Does a Knee MRI Take

Imaging, Knee Pain | Oct 2, 2020

How Long Does a Knee MRI Take?

Did you know that knee pain is one of the most common health concerns that causes many to schedule an appointment with a knee doctor? That’s because knee pain can affect every aspect of your daily life, from walking and exercising to sitting and standing. The knee is a strong joint that bears the weight […]

How to Distinguish Between a Dislocation and a Sprain

Shoulder Pain | Oct 1, 2020

How to Distinguish Between a Dislocation and a Sprain

If you’ve been injured in an accident, you might be experiencing severe pain and it’s scary to think you might even have a broken bone! That’s why it is so important to seek medical care from an orthopedic specialist who can help assess your car accident injury and determine what is really going on. Injuries […]

Why Spine Care Is Important After an Accident

Accident FAQS, Spine Care | Sep 25, 2020

Why Spine Care Is Important After an Accident

Medical care is an expected part of a car accident, especially if you have suffered from any injuries. You may picture an emergency room and broken bones- while those can be common, many people underestimate the importance of seeking chiropractic care after an event like this. Focusing on realignment of the spine and spinal decompression […]

When Should I Get an MRI

Imaging | Sep 24, 2020

When Should I Get an MRI?

In the world of diagnostic imaging, MRIs have offered a revolutionary new way of scanning the body for injuries, particularly back injuries. An MRI, which stands for magnetic resonance imaging, is able to construct pictures of the tissues inside of the body, allowing doctors to discover the root cause of issues and create plans for […]

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