Category: back injury

Whiplash and its Lesser-Known Symptoms

  Car crashes, no matter what caused them, tend to result in relatively quick collisions. The amount of force the body is subjected to during a standard crash is far higher than anything one would encounter in everyday life, and this poses a risk for injury. One of the more common injuries from modern car …

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Collisions: More Than Just a Metaphorical Headache

  While car crashes can be a legal, financial, or insurance headache, the fact that even mild car crashes can result in head injuries does not receive enough attention. Head injuries are one of the most feared wounds as we go through life as they can majorly impact the quality of life of victims even …

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Chiropractic Care Can Help Anyone in Your Family

Your body is ready to move from the moment you are born and is meant to stay active for many decades, even a century for some. In other words, you’re meant to have an active lifestyle and your body should be able to keep up with that active lifestyle. Chiropractic care can help ensure that …

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Using a Chiropractor in a Personal Injury Claim

Traffic cameras can be faulty, non-existent, or pointed in the wrong direction. Bystanders and witnesses may or may not stick around to make a statement — and there may be no witnesses at all! But when it comes to an automobile accident that results in personal injury, the human body remembers almost everything. Aches and …

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The Connection Between Dehydration and Back Pain

  It is a well-known fact that drinking water is an important part of your health. You know that you need it, but do you actually get enough? Many people do not get enough water and wind up in a state of constant dehydration. More than 50% of your body is made up of water, …

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Don’t Put the World on Your Shoulders

  Shouldering the weight of something is a common idiom referring to carrying a heavy burden or taking a huge portion of responsibility, but there’s a reason the shoulders are used to talk about heavy topics. The shoulders are often used as symbols of strength, and much of the power in the upper body comes …

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Law, Order, and Chiropractic Care

Accidents and injuries are a part of life, albeit a painful and inconvenient one. Sometimes the liability for the injury is clear-cut, maybe it was an improperly labeled wet floor, faulty construction, or the result of an accidental shove or push. However, there is usually discrepancy in figuring out where the responsibility lies for the …

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New Year, New Healthy Habits

  One of the most anxiety-inducing questions that can be asked after the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day is, “what’s your New Year’s Resolution?” While most people hyperventilate at the thought of creating a resolution, the idea of working towards such a spur of the moment goal can be overwhelming. Striving for improvement …

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Sciatica Pain

If you have ever experienced a shooting, piercing pain running from your lower back to the legs, then you could be suffering from sciatica leg pain. Sciatic is the longest nerve in the body that goes from the buttocks down to the toes. The sciatic nerve can experience pain when there is a trapped nerve, …

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How to Find a Good Chiropractor

No matter what type of health care provider you are looking for, it can become overwhelming and stressful. You want to make sure you get the best one that meets your needs and fits within your budget if your insurance does not cover it. Finding the right chiropractor to help with your spine, muscle, and …

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