25 11, 2014

Pregnancy Chiropractor in Greenville SC

By |2020-04-10T13:31:26-04:00November 25th, 2014|Back Pain, FAQs, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on Pregnancy Chiropractor in Greenville SC

Greenville Pregnancy Chiropractor? Chiropractic treatment methods are available to many patient profiles, from infants and children to those in their senior years.  Obviously, gender is not a factor since both men and women seek chiropractic care and experience similar positive results.  But, what about care for the pregnant patient?  Is there such a thing as a pregnancy chiropractor?  Are there reasons chiropractic should be avoided?  What are some special concerns or reasons for considering Greenville chiropractic treatment? Let's take a look... [...]

16 11, 2014

X-Rays and "It’s Just a Stiff Neck Doc!"

By |2020-04-10T13:22:23-04:00November 16th, 2014|Back Pain, Health Tips, Modern Chiropractic, News and Events|Comments Off on X-Rays and "It’s Just a Stiff Neck Doc!"

X-rays are a diagnostic tool which most chiropractors include as an important part of determining the appropriateness and safety of chiropractic care.  I have written about x-rays before, but a colleague's Facebook post along with the interesting history of a recent patient of our office returns me to blog about this subject of x-rays once again. Interested in relief? Our chiropractor in Greenville, SC can help. Call Eastside Chiropractic, PA: 864-292-6777. X-rays and Facebook The Facebook post stated simply "I can't begin to tell you [...]

11 11, 2014

Decompression Therapy – New Hope for Back Pain and Sciatica?

By |2020-04-14T14:39:22-04:00November 11th, 2014|Back Pain, Chiropractic, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on Decompression Therapy – New Hope for Back Pain and Sciatica?

Decompression therapy has been the subject of many news articles and radio commercials, but does it really work? Your First Choice Should Be Conservative Care When back pain with sciatica (leg pain) strikes, the question many people ask is, “do I need back surgery?” The alternative to conservative care is surgery, so let’s talk about what constitutes a back pain or sciatica (leg pain) that rises to the level of requiring surgical intervention. According to Rene Cailliet, MD, the father of [...]

1 11, 2014

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Orthopedic Doctors Take Note

By |2020-04-10T13:18:43-04:00November 1st, 2014|Back Pain, FAQs, Most Talked About, News and Events|Comments Off on Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Orthopedic Doctors Take Note

Sacroiliac joint pain and dysfunction Sacroiliac joint pain has received much attention recently in orthopaedic circles.  New clinical research reveals that 20 to 40% of low back pain sufferers have pain sourced from the sacroiliac joint. The healthy sacroilia c joint only allows approximately 4-5 degrees of motion on each side, but the area is rich in nerve supply, receiving innervation from the upper lumbar spine all the way through to the bottom of the sacral (tailbone) joints.  Patients who experience sacroiliac [...]

6 10, 2014

HIATAL HERNIA and GERD; Purple Pill Alternatives?

By |2020-04-10T13:05:14-04:00October 6th, 2014|Back Pain, Health Tips, Most Talked About|Comments Off on HIATAL HERNIA and GERD; Purple Pill Alternatives?

Hiatal Hernia Syndrome; scary sounding words for sure! You suffer from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), and the "purple pill" is part of your life. You may not have considered going to your chiropractor to get relief from this all too common condition.  At our chiropractor in Greenville SC, Eastside Chiropractic, we see many patients who have been dealing with hiatal hernia syndrome and GERD, – some for a very long time. The interesting reality with these patients is that they rarely come in with their stomach [...]

29 09, 2014

Sacroiliac Joint Pain

By |2020-04-28T13:05:13-04:00September 29th, 2014|Back Pain|Comments Off on Sacroiliac Joint Pain

You may have been told by your medical doctor that you have Sacroiliac Joint Pain.  Sacroiliac Joint (SI) pain?  What's that?  Well, let's talk about this pain syndrome and what the sacroiliac joint does. The sacroiliac joint, or "SI" joints (you've got on on each side of your body) are what connect your spinal column to your pelvis.  SI joints move in several different ways but just not very much.  SI joint dysfunction is actually a separate condition from  low back [...]

9 09, 2014

Cold Laser Therapy Greenville SC

By |2020-04-09T15:27:09-04:00September 9th, 2014|Back Pain, Endurance Sports, Most Talked About|Comments Off on Cold Laser Therapy Greenville SC

There's a lot of "buzz" in the Greenville SC health and sports medicine community about cold laser, which has gained attention due to its ability to speed the healing of damaged nerves, muscles, and joints. Cold Laser Therapy Low Level Laser Therapy or "photobiomodulation", is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include faster healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. The use of the word "cold" in the name [...]

5 07, 2014

Back Pain / Foot Pain Related?

By |2020-04-09T15:22:08-04:00July 5th, 2014|Back Pain, Health Tips|Comments Off on Back Pain / Foot Pain Related?

Back Pain Related to Foot Pain? Back pain / foot pain related?  The pain could be telling a story your doctor may have not have heard.  As your body's foundation, your feet absorb an enormous amount of stress with every step you take.  Three arches underneath each foot are the main structures of support.  Three arches, not just one.  Surprised?  So are most of my patients.  You already know about the inside or medial longitudinal arch, but we also have an outside or lateral [...]

15 05, 2014

When To Go To The Chiropractor For Neck & Back Pain -Dr Mruz

By |2020-04-09T15:09:58-04:00May 15th, 2014|Back Pain, Chiropractic, FAQs|Comments Off on When To Go To The Chiropractor For Neck & Back Pain -Dr Mruz

Many spine problems can improve without anyone's help or with non-surgical treatment. But there are some problems and symptoms which may represent emergencies, and some spine conditions will only worsen when left untreated. This blog post will provide you with some guidelines for what to do for each common symptom. PAIN RADIATING INTO THE ARM: Pain that radiates into an arm below the elbow can be a symptom of a disc herniation in the neck. That being said, many times radiating [...]

4 04, 2014

Low Back Pain – How Do Medical Doctors View Chiropractors?

By |2020-04-09T14:25:48-04:00April 4th, 2014|Back Pain, Chiropractic|Comments Off on Low Back Pain – How Do Medical Doctors View Chiropractors?

The history of the various treatments of low back pain has been marked by political fights.  In the 1980s,  a political event spurred a massive change concerning organized medicine's outward disrespect for chiropractors. The American Medical Association was sued for anti-trust violations, and the chiropractic profession won. For the first time, the public, open anti-chiropractic slander that had appeared on billboards, in magazine articles, and in TV and radio advertisements was prohibited. In fact, prior to this event, it was against [...]