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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 part of the nerve. This causes inflammation, pain and [...]

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|0 Comments

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 in the buttocks. Causing pain and tenderness and sometimes [...]

9 11, 2016

What Our Greenville SC Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Sitting While Working

By |2020-04-13T13:28:59-04:00November 9th, 2016|Chiropractic, FAQs, Health Tips, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sitting while working is a reality for many Americans.  Today's blog post touches on the physical challenges which the modern workplace inflicts upon our bodies. It's no secret that exercise is good for you. Many articles and books have been written and studies completed on the subject of physical fitness. However, lately it's been discussed as to whether that five mile run or spin class is really enough. Is our work environment undoing any positive effort we put into staying healthy? [...]

2 11, 2016

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Sufferers – 4 Ways Greenville SC Chiropractic Can Help!

By |2020-04-13T13:26:20-04:00November 2nd, 2016|Chiropractic, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips|0 Comments

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a serious, painful nerve injury that affects many people in the United States. CTS occurs when the median nerve, which runs down a person's forearm to his or her hand, gets compressed in a region of the eight bones of the wrist called the carpal tunnel. This injury is frequently caused over time by repetitive motion such as assembly line work, and is the most expensive work-related injury. Symptoms of CTS include pain and numbness of the [...]

26 10, 2016

The Prevalence of Back Pain in School Kids Who Use Backpacks

By |2020-04-13T13:25:18-04:00October 26th, 2016|Back Pain, Chiropractic, Most Talked About, Spinal Care Tips|0 Comments

Backpack pain is an all too common condition of school-age children.  While back pain is a known and widely-studied issue in adults, its prevalence in school-aged children has received comparatively little scientific attention. Elementary, middle, and high school students must often carry backpacks that weigh enough to cause chronic back pain, poor posture, and even decreased lung volume. I have written about this issue before, but recently, several studies reveal the truths behind childhood back pain and ways to mitigate it. [...]

18 10, 2016

5 Tips Chiropractic Patients Can Use When Choosing The Perfect Pillow

By |2020-04-13T13:23:55-04:00October 18th, 2016|Chiropractic, FAQs, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Looking for the perfect pillow for your neck pain? Neck pain is nobody's friend, and it is definitely not an ideal sleeping companion. Pain-filled nights can leave a person dull, groggy, and not ready to face the day in the morning. Unfortunately, certain sleeping positions can further aggravate neck pain to the point it robs a person of a good night's sleep. If you suffer from neck pain, the toll it takes on deep sleep isn't news to you. What may surprise you, however, [...]

16 10, 2016

How Our Greenville Chiropractic Can Help Patients Who Suffer From Arthritis

By |2020-04-13T13:22:25-04:00October 16th, 2016|Back Pain, Chiropractic, Health Tips, Most Talked About, Spinal Care Tips|0 Comments

Arthritis care is a hot topic in media and drug ads.  It is becoming more common for people to visit chiropractors to treat a variety of different kinds of pain. Greenville SC  chiropractic treatment provides many benefits to people who suffer from a wide variety of conditions like arthritis. In today’s article, I'll explore how Greenville SC chiropractic can help patients who suffer from arthritis and give you additional arthritis care suggestions including how to alleviate the pain that’s associated with it. What a [...]