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.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And How Your Chiropractor Can Help

2 August 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Sadly, when diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome, many people just resign themselves to the fact that they'll forever feel run down and exhausted. It doesn't help that some of the medications doctors prescribe for chronic fatigue syndrome lead to brain fog and other side effects that might be worse than the fatigue itself. Thankfully, there is a natural and more effective way to address chronic fatigue at its source. Your chiropractor may be able to adjust your spine in a way that improves or alleviates many of your symptoms. Read More …

Chilblains: A Look At The Causes And Treatment Options For This Annoying Foot Problem

2 August 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

After you spend time outside in the cold weather, do you notice that your feet develop small, red, swollen patches? These are called chilblains. While in most cases they're just a minor annoyance, they can sometimes lead to more serious blisters, infections and swelling. For this reason, it's important to learn a bit about the causes of chilblains so you can prevent them – and also about some treatment tactics to ensure your chilblains don't become worse. Read More …

Alternative Medicine Treatments To Help With Your Anxiety

20 July 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you suffer from an anxiety disorder, it can have a major impact on your entire life. While it is a mental health disorder, its effects are not solely limited to the mind. Anxiety causes physical and social symptoms and has both psychological and biological causes. Because of this, it can be difficult for a single type of treatment to effectively treat your condition. You may be looking for alternative medicine treatment options to help you overcome your anxiety along with your more conventional mental health treatments. Read More …

Worried About Your Elderly Parent’s Access To Emergency Care? Could Tele-Medicine Help?

6 July 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you're one of the millions of Americans in the "sandwich generation" -- caring for an aging or elderly parent while also raising young kids -- you may be concerned about your parent's ability to access medical care in your absence, especially if he or she lives in a rural area without much in the way of medical specialization. If a medical emergency were to happen, particularly a heart attack or stroke where quick action may be necessary to avoid permanent damage or death, how would your parent seek help? Read More …

Why The Reason For Your Back Pain May Be In Your Feet

22 June 2016
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you suffer from chronic lower back pain, look down at your feet to see the possible cause. Your flat feet may be putting stress on your lower back so it aches constantly. Also called fallen arches, your flat feet affect the alignment of your lower body. A foot doctor at a clinic like can make an assessment of the impact of your feet on your back and make recommendations that will reduce your back pain. 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.