26 04, 2020

COVID-19 AND OUR PRACTICE

By |2020-04-26T12:23:16-04:00April 26th, 2020|News and Events|0 Comments

Dear Patients,   I write this post to offer encouragement, guidance and information in regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization has declared a pandemic.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people who have been affected by this unprecedented event and we appreciate the healthcare workers, local communities, and governments around the world who are on the front line working to contain this coronavirus. Please know that we are vigilantly monitoring the COVID-19 crisis and [...]

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

5 10, 2016

Pokémon Go and Text Neck – 5 Things Parents Should Know

By |2020-04-13T13:20:40-04:00October 5th, 2016|Chiropractic, FAQs, Most Talked About, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips|0 Comments

As a chiropractor Greenville, SC, I've written before about text neck, but the popularity of Pokémon Go among our youth made me decide to revisit the subject. I'll admit, writing a blog post about Pokémon Go seemed very strange to me. You may have noticed teens roaming the streets of Greenville, SC on weekends. They can be spotted wandering our parks, our malls, sometimes muttering at their phones, sometimes coordinating in groups. They are the Pokémon hunters, and they’re out in [...]