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Category Archives: back-pain
Mid-Back Pain and Its Causes
The thoracic portion of the spine the longest part of the spine and is made up of twelve vertebrae (T1-T12), which lies between the cervical spine (C1-C7) and the lumbar spine (L1-L5). The thoracic spine protects the very important spinal … Continue reading
9 Risk Factors for Developing Sciatica
Sciatica is a common pain problem that affects about 5% of adults. Sciatica is a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis: sciatic pain can have a number of different causes, and getting a proper diagnosis is key in getting relief from this … Continue reading
Low Back Pain
Doctors of chiropractic offer a non-surgical, treatment protocol for both acute and chronic low back pain (LBP), as do several other healthcare delivery systems. However, due to patient preference and a rising concern for potentially harmful side-effects, many LBP patients … Continue reading
Posted in Back pain, back-pain, Chicagoland, ChicagoSouthSuburbs, Chiropractic, degenerative disc disease Tagged Pain Leave a comment
Is It My Low Back Or My Hip?
When patients present with low back pain, it is not uncommon for pain to arise from areas other than the low back, such as the hip. There are many tissues in the low back and hip region that are susceptible … Continue reading
Chiropractic and Obesity
Chiropractic methods are traditionally sought after for pain relief for neuromusculoskeletal conditions or from pain arising from the nervous and musculoskeletal systems. But in the tradition of chiropractic, the WHOLE PERSON is cared for, not just a select region of … Continue reading
Posted in Back pain, back-pain, Chicagoland, ChicagoSouthSuburbs, Chiropractic, Knee, Leg Length Tagged knee pain Leave a comment
Can Pregnant Women Receive Chiropractic Care?
Pregnancy is a beautiful experience, and we all want to provide the best environment for both mom and baby. The question of whether or not chiropractic care is safe during pregnancy is frequently raised by the newly-expectant mother as she … Continue reading
Balance & Dizziness – Chiropractic can Help
Many people seek chiropractic care for low back, mid-back, neck pain, and pain in the extremities, but what about balance and/or dizziness, as they often go together? Can chiropractic management help people suffering from frequent falls due to balance and/or … Continue reading
Posted in back-pain, Balance, Chiropractic, dizziness, Ear, Ear Disease, Headaches, Hypertension, Neck pain, Orthotics Tagged acoustic neuroma, acute vestibular neuritis, blood pressure issues, BPPV, inner ear inflammation, medication side effects, Meniere’s disease, vestibular migraine Leave a comment
For the health of your loved ones… choose chiropractic.
The professionals at my clinics, Lansing Chiropractic Clinic & Wellness Medical recognize that you have a choice when it comes to your preferred chiropractor. A 7-year study (Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy, May 2007)showed that patients whose primary physician was a chiropractor, … Continue reading
Posted in back-pain, Chicagoland, Chiropractic, Chiropractor Review, Headaches, herniated disc, neck stiffness, Pain, Sports-Injuries, Studies Tagged back injury, back problems, back-pain, Chiropractic, connective tissue, herniated disc, Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapy, lansing illinois, Medical Journals, Neck pain Leave a comment
What’s a Herniated Disc, Pinched Nerve, Bulging Disc…?
There are many terms used to describe spinal disc problems, but it is best to focus on an understanding of the medical diagnosis. This article clarifies common disc conditions such as a herniated disc, pinched nerve, and degenerative disc disease. … Continue reading
In fact, improper use, coupled with the drug’s narrow safety margin, means “a large fraction of users [are] close to a toxic dose in the ordinary course of use,” according to the Food and Drug Administration. Continue reading