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21 11, 2017

Opioids, Pain and the Chiropractic Answer

By |2020-04-13T14:15:57-04:00November 21st, 2017|Chiropractic, Most Talked About, News and Events|Comments Off on Opioids, Pain and the Chiropractic Answer

Opioids - A Needless Epidemic Opioids have been front and center in the news recently.  An epidemic of opioid abuse has been declared by the federal government with over 12 million Americans reported to have misused prescription opioids, and tragically, in 2015 over 25,000 deaths resulted from overdoses of prescribed and synthetic opioids. While I'm no expert on opioids, I have over 35 years of professional insight on the management of mechanical back pain, which is one of the most common [...]

13 11, 2017

Whiplash Treatment and Common Symptoms – What You Should Know

By |2020-04-13T14:02:40-04:00November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Whiplash Treatment and Common Symptoms – What You Should Know

Dr. Mruz Featured in Chiropractor Survey : Results Show Complex Nature of Injury Whiplash treatment is a challenging undertaking for many conventional primary care providers.  Unfortunately, patients who seek a resolution of their injuries will often receive medication for pain and inflammation, and rarely a referral to a chiropractic specialist. Recently, local attorneys at Green Law Firm undertook a survey of local experts experienced in whiplash treatment. This included spine doctors, chiropractors and yoga instructors. The survey investigated the effects, results and misconceptions [...]

19 03, 2017

Soccer Injuries- 3 Ways of Avoiding & Treating with Chiropractic Care

By |2020-04-13T14:02:29-04:00March 19th, 2017|Endurance Sports, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, News and Events|Comments Off on Soccer Injuries- 3 Ways of Avoiding & Treating with Chiropractic Care

Soccer is one of the most popular team sports in the United States, and offers an excellent form of exercise to children and adults alike. Unfortunately, the nature of the sport, the repeated movement and the chance of collision, add up to quite a few opportunities for injury. Lower and upper extremity injuries, overuse injuries, and head, neck, and face injuries are commonplace. According to Stanford Children's Health, "88,000 children 8-14 were treated in an emergency room for soccer-related injuries." Soccer [...]

15 03, 2017

Massage or Other Therapy – How To Make A Choice

By |2020-04-13T14:01:05-04:00March 15th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic, FAQs, Health Tips, Massage, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on Massage or Other Therapy – How To Make A Choice

Massage or Other Therapy – How To Choose Our human body is a strong and resilient machine, which when taken care of can last for over 9 decades of life.  When the machine breaks down though, it hurts. A massage choice can be an important option for care. When pain happens, there are so many options available today for treatment.  Some of the common options you have heard of are physical therapy, physical medicine, medication, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic and surgery .  If [...]

10 03, 2017

8 Wonderful Ways A Healthy Diet Benefits Your Life

By |2020-04-13T13:59:37-04:00March 10th, 2017|Diet, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, News and Events|Comments Off on 8 Wonderful Ways A Healthy Diet Benefits Your Life

It's hard to turn on the television or surf the internet without being bombarded with headlines about "Americans don't sleep enough" or "one third of adults are obese." Healthy Diet Benefits While stress, heredity, and smoking are all factors that play into a person's well being, one of the biggest is a healthy diet. Choosing to eat healthy benefits the body in a number of key areas. Still gobbling up the pizza and slurping down the diet soda, unconvinced? See if [...]

9 03, 2017

Inflammation and Brain Health | Eastside Chiropractic PA

By |2020-04-13T13:58:20-04:00March 9th, 2017|Diet, Endurance Sports, FAQs, Headache, Health Tips, Modern Chiropractic|Comments Off on Inflammation and Brain Health | Eastside Chiropractic PA

Inflammation is one of the most common causes for many of the health challenges faced by our Greenville community. If you are, or know someone who is suffering with chronic pain, attention and memory issues, poor cardiovascular health, unresolved weight gain or have a family member with early signs of dementia, inflammation is an underlying issue which needs to be addressed.  Omega 3 fatty acids are an important nutrient which play a very significant role in reducing inflammation.  There is a new [...]

28 02, 2017

How Chiropractic Care Works Wonders on Baseball Injuries

By |2020-04-13T13:56:18-04:00February 28th, 2017|Chiropractic, Health Tips, Modern Chiropractic, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on How Chiropractic Care Works Wonders on Baseball Injuries

When baseball injuries strike, it's important to know what to do! The crack of a ball against a bat, good! The crack of a back or shoulder, bad! Baseball, the nationwide pastime, heats up in the spring.  The Greenville Drive opens their season on April 6th, and I for one can't wait to visit Flour Field once again. From little league on up, many of us enjoy swinging the bat and running the bases. Unfortunately, the movements baseball requires can wreak [...]

21 02, 2017

Why You Should Stay Hydrated and Six Easy Ways to Do It

By |2020-04-13T13:53:21-04:00February 21st, 2017|Endurance Sports, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, News and Events|Comments Off on Why You Should Stay Hydrated and Six Easy Ways to Do It

Think you drink enough water and don't need to worry about dehydration? Consider these points: The ability to recognize thirst diminishes in individuals in their late 30's or older. A person's body is made up of roughly 70% water. When you lose 2% of the body's water content, you are considered dehydrated. Dehydration symptoms range from unpleasant confusion, muscle weakness, and fatigue to extremely dangerous ones like seizures, kidney failure, and death. The good news is that staying hydrated in the [...]

12 01, 2017

Sciatica Pain Sufferers Listen Up: Chiropractic Can Reduce Pain

By |2020-04-13T13:52:11-04:00January 12th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic, FAQs, Most Talked About, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on Sciatica Pain Sufferers Listen Up: Chiropractic Can Reduce Pain

Sciatica pain is a common complaint in a chiropractic office. Are you experiencing pain along one side of your body from your lower back down through your hip and the back of your leg? If so, you could be suffering from a condition called sciatica. According to the Mayo Clinic, sciatica pain can best be described as “most commonly occurring when a herniated disk or a bone spur on the spine compresses [...]

5 01, 2017

What is Piriformis Syndrome? Can Chiropractors Help?

By |2020-04-13T13:50:39-04:00January 5th, 2017|Back Pain, Chiropractic, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on What is Piriformis Syndrome? Can Chiropractors Help?

What is Piriformis Syndrome? A small muscle located deep in the buttocks, the piriformis muscle performs the essential function of rotating the leg outwards. There are times when our patients search for information about their back pain before arriving at our office.  A common question I’m asked is “what is Piriformis Syndrome?”  Piriformis Syndrome is a painful condition that occurs when the piriformis muscle is tight and intrudes upon the sciatic nerve [...]