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.

What Is The Purpose Of A Catastrophic Injury Merit Screening?

14 December 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Whenever someone files a personal injury, workers' compensation, or medical malpractice claim, there is the possibility they suffered catastrophic harm. A catastrophic injury claim has legal, medical, and financial implications. Before you move ahead with a case, the insurance company, your lawyer, and any involved government agencies will want to know whether your injuries are catastrophic. To that end, you'll likely need to undergo a catastrophic injury merit screening. Injured people should know the following three things about this process. Read More …

The Primary Benefits Of Undergoing Continued Depression Therapy

7 November 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you experience chronic low mood and low energy, you know what a challenge it can be to get through a typical day. You might feel despondent and not interested in engaging with your loved ones or friends. You might simply want to lie in bed all day and avoid going out in public. However, you can also get treatment for these symptoms and improve your mood. Your first step to recovering can involve undergoing continued depression therapy with a professional mental healthcare provider. Read More …

Scheduled For Your First Ultrasound? 4 Things You Need To Know

30 September 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

If you need to have medical testing done and you're worried about the ultrasound, it's time to do your homework. Ultrasound exams are among the easiest medical procedures to have. One of the main benefits of ultrasound exams is that they're pain-free. You might have some mild discomfort if the technician needs to press down on your abdomen, but that's about it. But, there are other benefits to having an ultrasound examination. Read More …

Peripheral Arterial Disease: Testing And Treatment

29 August 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Peripheral Arterial Disease The peripheral arteries supply blood to areas of the body outside the heart and lungs. These arteries carry blood to the head and neck, arms and hands, legs and feet, and pelvis and abdomen. Blockage in these arteries may cause a condition called peripheral arterial disease. Left untreated, PAD can lead to heart attacks or strokes.  Testing and Diagnosis Several tests can help doctors diagnose PAD. Blood work can detect conditions related to PAD such as elevated cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood sugar that increase the risk of developing PAD. Read More …

What Is Cervical Kyphosis?

26 July 2022
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

Cervical kyphosis, also known as military neck, is a medical condition characterized by an abnormal forward curvature of the neck. The normal neck has a slight lordotic curve, meaning that it curves slightly inward. However, in people with cervical kyphosis, this curve is exaggerated and may even be completely reversed. Many people visit a chiropractor when symptoms of cervical kyphosis arise. Should you be concerned if you have cervical kyphosis? 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.