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.

Everything You Need To Know About Your First Root Canal

20 July 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Do you need a root canal? If this is your first experience with the dental procedure, take a look at what you need to know about root canals, recovery, and more. What Are Root Canals? This common dental procedure can eliminate persistent infection and potentially save a tooth. More specifically, the dental provider will remove the tooth's pulp, which is the soft center part of the tooth that contains connective tissue, blood vessels, and nerves. Read More …

What Ethics Have to Do With Medical Technology Assessment

16 June 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

One of the reasons new medical technology undergoes assessment is to address potential legal and ethical concerns generated by the new technology. The last thing anyone wants is for a new treatment or piece of equipment to cause more problems than it solves, including setting off issues with rights, religious and social considerations, and more. The assessment helps researchers determine if the technology is worth putting into general use given what controversies or additional conditions it might generate. Read More …

Yes! Baby Teeth Are Important: Here’s Why

12 May 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Some parents get wrapped up in some common misconceptions about their child's first set of teeth. One common myth is that they fall out anyway, so there aren't important. This could not be further from the truth. Here's why. The First Teeth Serve Important Functions Just like permanent teeth, a child's first set of teeth are important for many reasons. Yes, they do eventually fall out, but while the teeth are there, they serve important functions. Read More …

Your First Two Weeks At Home After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

9 April 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

After gastric sleeve surgery, you will spend a couple of days in the hospital before being sent home to finish your recovery. The first two weeks at home after surgery are generally the hardest for patients, but if you follow the tips below, you can make this time easier on yourself, ensuring greater comfort and better long-term results. 1. Don't cheat with solid foods. One reason why the first two weeks after gastric sleeve surgery are so hard is that you can't eat solid foods during this time. Read More …

3 Ways To Stay Safe As A Pet Owner When You Are Pregnant

16 March 2021
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

You have probably discovered that pregnancy has an impact on nearly every facet of your life, including your interaction with your pet. Having a pet while pregnant does not have to be a dangerous situation, but special care is important. Learn how you and your baby can stay safe. 1. Follow Vaccination Guidelines Leave room in your schedule to stay on track with your vaccinations if you have a young animal. 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.