Probably the most common repetitive stress injury is the carpal tunnel syndrome that is triggered by repeated forceful wrist flexion. Store check-out clerks, computer operators and other such occupations are subject to recurring bouts of wrist pain.According to the Merck Medical Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, a chief consideration for the cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is nerve root compression in the lower cervical spine (neck). Chiropractic authorities agree, stating that spinal subluxation...
Golf is becoming more and more popular in the United States. Golf includes exercise, requires skill, and creates an atmosphere of fellowship among players. Ask the right golfer and you'll find out just how important golf is to doing business, too. Avid golfers are everywhere.To play golf well, a healthy full-functioning body is a necessity since injuries hurt performance. The most common injuries amateur and professional golfers experience are low back, wrist, elbow and shoulder pain. Upper ...
THE VERDICT IS IN on back-related, on-the-job injuries. The jury is standing straight and tall and pain-free and voting 'YES' for chiropractic care.Extensive research and many statistical studies have been done recently to find out how to hold down the cost of healthcare. Healthcare is in such crisis that all angles are being investigated. Because of world-wide research, some very surprising, very important information has come to light. This includes the fact that chiropractic care is s...
Sure you can stand the pain, but can you stand what the pain is doing to your life? Should you stand the pain?This is especially true with work-related accidents and injury. Ignoring or enduring pain no longer makes you tough. It makes you vulnerable. If you don't have your pains investigated on a timely basis, you could be permanently ruining your health. You already know it's affecting your job.Many times, the pain seems to sneak up on you. You are doing a job you have done may times b...
A study in the December 2000 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, presented findings that, we believe, should lead more people straight to us and chiropractic care. The study concluded that an abnormal change in spinal curvature, specifically in the natural forward curve of the lower spine (the part that stays slightly off the floor when you lie flat on your back), seems to create a substantial risk of the individual developing pelvic organ prolapse.The major point here is...
According to a recent article in U.S. News and World Report, women and men who regularly enjoy cultural events such as museums, plays, and concerts, live longer than women and men who don't.Another series of studies revealed that people who have a strong faith in a supreme being and an ordered universe are happier than those without some kind of faith. Of course, everyone has seen plenty of information that indicates a balanced diet and regular exercise help insure a longer, healthier life.B...
Women are just as active, play and work just as hard and experience the same stresses and strains on their bodies as do men. All of the successes reported by men concerning Chiropractic Care are equally true of women, if not more so.Doctors of Chiropractic recognize that women face many health related problems that are unique to them because of their female physiology. Not the least of which is that their bodies are designed to bear children.Pregnancy and the menstrual cycle are obviously import...
This is a daily statement being made by new members of the "Whiplash Club." The term "whiplash" is such a common term to the general populace, but only after one has had the unfortunate experience, is the true understanding really felt.Millions of people visit chiropractic office each year. a good percentage of them have had whiplash injuries. 15% to 30% of car occupants involved in auto accidents will sustain a whiplash injury resulting in neck pain.Whiplash injuries are the...
"A GOOD SIGN THAT BAD THINGS ARE HAPPENING" has been used by TV weathermen to describe a damaging weather pattern moving through the area."A GOOD SIGN THAT BAD THINGS ARE HAPPENING" can also describe damage done to a person's neck by a whiplash injury from some traumatic accident. The force imposed on the neck during a violent back and forth or side to side motion can easily cause severe damage.Whiplash, also called Cervical Hyperflexion-Hyperextension injury and "CA...
When a spinal, vertebral subluxation occurs, it tends to close up or reduce the size of the opening between the vertebrae where the spinal nerves exit which, in turn, creates pressure on a nerve or irritation of a nerve (neurothlipsis). Pressure on or irritation of a nerve can produce symptoms of pain, numbness and interfere with the normal functions of internal organs and muscles of the body.For example, a spinal subluxation in the area between the shoulders could produce a neurothlipsis on the...
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