I like to pretend that headaches are just my memories fighting each other

Bottom Line: Did you know that one of the side effects of headache medications is….well…headaches! Yes, many prescriptions that are taken for headaches tend to actually contribute to headaches. But, headache sufferers may not need to take these medications to find relief. New research indicates that chiropractic care can significantly decrease the frequency of tension headaches. Why it Matters: Headaches are a pain. Literally and figuratively. Too many people (maybe…

Happiness is…not having a headache

Bottom Line: Wake up. Go to Work. Suffer with a stiff neck. End the night with a headache. Repeat. Hopefully, this doesn’t sound familiar. But for millions of people this is their daily cycle. The good news? It doesn’t need to be that way. Studies have shown that people who utilize chiropractic care can improve the range of motion in their neck and also decrease the severity of their headaches.…

How to Stay Pregnant Longer (just kidding)

Bottom Line: 90% of women who have chiropractic care during pregnancy wish they would stay pregnant for another 6 months. Ok, ok, that was a joke. But what is no joke is that research supports chiropractic care as one of the safest and most effective options for assisting  with pregnancy related low back pain.   Why it Matters: Even with all the changes that occur in a woman’s body during…

What Does Pregnancy and Vegas Have in Common?

  Bottom Line: Pregnancy can make you more sick than that last “girl’s weekend” in Vegas. But, while what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas; what happens during pregnancy doesn’t stay in pregnancy. Over half of women with back pain during pregnancy will continue to have back pain after pregnancy. Oi vey.   Why it Matters: Chiropractic care has been shown to be one of the safest and most effective…

How Does a Chiropractic Treatment Work?

Each joint in your body, from your ankle to the bones in your neck, are designed to have a particular range of motion, specific to the joint. Your elbow for example: it can flex, extend, and rotate. Your low back can flex from side to side as you bend. When the joints are working properly, we have what we call “full range of motion.” Sometimes, these joints become stuck or…