If you have not considered a visit to a chiropractor, make an appointment. Learn a little about how to prepare for the visit, and what to expect.

Partial Vs. Full Knee Replacement: The Differences Between Two Common Surgeries

21 October 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you've been struggling with knee pain for awhile, it's time to get your knee evaluated by an orthopedist. Whether your knee is simply sprained, or you have arthritis in your knee, an orthopedist can help ease the pain so that you can get back to your daily activities. If your knee has significant arthritis, your doctor may suggest a partial or a full knee replacement. While both surgeries involve treatment on your knee, a partial knee replacement is not as extensive as a full knee replacement. Read More …

Ringing, Buzzing, And Roaring: The Annoying Sounds Of Tinnitus And What You Need To Know If You Have Them

21 October 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

It can come on suddenly. One day you're going about your normal daily life when all of the sudden you notice a ringing, buzzing, or roaring sound in one or both of your ears. Many people experience very brief episodes of ringing in the ears occasionally. These brief episodes, while annoying, leave nearly as quickly as they come. However, noises in the ear that linger for a period of time warrant a visit to an audiologist for an examination. Read More …

Keeping Safety In Mind When Selecting A Stair Chair Lift

12 October 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you have a loved one who has been demonstrating trouble in their mobility around the home, the steps are bound to be one area where they have the most difficulty. Many people opt to purchase a stair lift if there is a steep staircase needed to be utilized to get to another story in the home. The chair lift you buy should be comfortable for your loved one rather than having its own set of difficulties. Here are some tips to use when selecting chair lifts or stair glides to help keep your loved one safe as they make their way up and down the staircase in your home. Read More …

Treating Your Medulloblastoma: What You Want To Know

26 September 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you go to the doctor because you are having strange symptoms such as behavioral changes, extreme changes in appetite, and chronic headaches, nausea, or dizziness, you likely do not expect the outcome to be something as extreme as a brain tumor. However, though it is rare, these symptoms are caused by a type of brain tumor known as a medulloblastoma. Once you are diagnosed with a medulloblastoma, you will likely wonder what your treatment options are and how you should proceed to try to get your life back to normal. Read More …

3 Ways to Get Relief from Pregnancy-Related Back Pain

9 September 2015
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

During pregnancy, back pain can take a heavy physical toll on your body. In some instances, relief from the pain can be found by making simple modifications to your everyday life. In others, you might require medical intervention. If you are dealing with back pain during your pregnancy, here are some ways to get relief.  Buy Supportive Gear As your baby grows, the increased strain on your back can make simple tasks difficult. Read More …

About Me
Back Pain: Easing the Symptoms

Only people who live with constant back pain will understand how my days tend to go. On days when the pain is slight, I can manage pretty well. When it flares up, there is no such thing as a comfortable position. Fortunately, I have found ways to help ease the pain and keep going. A friend recommended that I see a chiropractor. While skeptical, I did find that having an adjustment twice a week does help. I tend to rely less on pain medication than I did before, and there are days when I feel almost normal. If you have not considered a visit to a chiropractor, I suggest that you make an appointment. Let me tell you a little about how to prepare for the visit, and what to expect. You may find that those visits end up making your days much more pleasant.