Waking up with a headache may not be a weird thing for you. Frustrating? Irritating? Sure. But, out of the ordinary? Maybe not. Headaches are actually the top complaint of pain for all adults. They come in, usually without notice, and then they hang around for as long as they like. The hard part about headaches is knowing the cause. There are so many causes for headaches, and many you probably already know about. Too much alcohol, an increase in stress, not enough sleep and
A headache is defined as a pain arising from the head or upper neck of the body. The pain originates from the tissues and structures that surround the skull or the brain because the brain itself has no nerves that give rise to the sensation of pain (pain fibers). The thin layer of tissue (periosteum) that surrounds bones, muscles that encase the skull, sinuses, eyes, and ears, as well as thin tissues that cover the surface of the brain and spinal cord (meninges), arteries, ve
Father’s Day is this weekend and it’s a time to celebrate all that dads do! Quite often, dads are the last to complain or fuss about what they must do for their families, the sacrifices they make to ensure there’s a roof overhead and food on the table. All they really want is a healthy and happy family when they come home from work at the end of the day. You know the sayings, “If Mama ain’t happy, nobody’s happy?” and “Happy wife, happy life” they were created by a dad.
When you hear the words "spinal manipulation" what sort of images race through your head? It doesn't exactly sound like the most friendliest of terms does it? But the more you learn about it, the more welcomed and friendly it becomes. Spinal manipulation is a staple in a chiropractor's routine, and when performed by a well trained professional offers a plethora of benefits. First, let’s figure out what in the world a spinal manipulation is. Well, it is a method of chiropract
In short, earthing or grounding is putting the body in direct and uninterrupted contact with the earth. This means that skin needs to touch soil, sand, water, or a conductive surface that is in contact with the earth.From a scientific perspective, the idea is that the earth has a mild negative charge to it. Over time, especially in modern life, our bodies build up a positive charge. Direct contact with the earth can even out this positive charge and return the body to a neutr
Arch supports, also known as orthotics, serve to correct orthopedic problems, such as a fallen arch. Orthopedic issues that are left untreated or are worsened by ill-fitted or low quality arch supports can cause foot pain and musculoskeletal problems, such as poor posture, back pain, and spinal misalignment. Here are the 4 common arch support myths to ensure our clients invest in suitable products that assist chiropractic treatment in alleviating pain and discomfort: Posture
National Scoliosis Awareness Month takes place yearly in June with the goal of highlighting the growing need for education, early detection and awareness to the public about scoliosis and its prevalence within the community. The campaign also unites scoliosis patients, families, physicians, clinicians, institutions and related businesses in collaborative partnerships of local activities, events and grassroots networking throughout the month. What is Scoliosis? Since we walk o