Back pain is a big deal. In fact, so big, it costs Americans at least $90 billion a year in medical and non-medical expenses and has affected an estimated 59 million Americans in the last three months. We're here to help. Try these seven simple, effective and drug-free ways to improve your back pain:Read More
Earlier this year, the American College of Physicians released new guidelines for the treatment of low back pain, advising doctors to prescribe gentle, non-invasive care like chiropractic as the first line of defense. There’s a reason for this. Simply put: conservative care works—without the added risks that come with medication or surgery.Read More
The decision to undergo surgery should never be taken lightly. An estimated 600,000 back surgeries are performed in the United States each year, but a growing group of experts are raising questions about the effectiveness and the necessity of such surgeries. Be sure that you're arming yourself with the right information before you agree to an aggressive treatment, such as back surgery.Read More
If you’re a patient of chiropractic, you’ve heard how important your cervical curve is to your overall spinal health. The cervical curve consists of the first seven vertebrae in your spine, starting from the base of your skull at the C1 (atlas) vertebrae and ending at your thoracic spine.
As we continue to celebrate National Chiropractic Health Month this October, we’d like to share with you some thought-provoking and possibly surprising facts and statistics surrounding healthcare in the United States, conservative care and chiropractic.
For these two patients, neck pain was just a way of life. It’s normal, right? Everyone has to deal with it? Wrong. Whether because of injury, degeneration, job hazards or more—neck pain doesn’t have to be anyone’s “normal.” Read up on both of these stories and see how gentle, conservative chiropractic care helped these patients get their lives back.
One of the most common conditions chiropractors see and treat is neck pain. According to the National Institute of Health Statistics national survey, neck pain is the second most common form of pain in the United States (following back pain and tied with headaches and migraines). An estimated three quarters of Americans will be affected by neck pain at some point in their lifetime.
For those suffering with a slipped or bulging disc, it’s no secret that these issues can be the source of unbearable pain and life-altering limitations. Surgery, medication and other invasive therapies can sometimes seem like the only options, but when those methods offer no relief, it can be even more frustrating and painful. It’s time to start looking into some gentle, non-invasive care options like chiropractic. Check out this Chiro One patient’s amazing story; even after he tried treatment after treatment, he still never gave up, and this led him to a new life with chiropractic. See what happened next!Read More
If you plan to buy certain produce organic to avoid pesticides (as suggested by the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list) here’s how you can learn to search for the very best! Today we pick up where we left off, talking about selecting the freshest organic produce possible. Because let’s be honest, if you’re spending the money, you definitely want the healthiest bang for your buck. Here are the final six items on the Dirty Dozen list and how to tell if they’re ready to come home with you.