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 [...]

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 [...]

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

29 12, 2016

How Golfers Can Benefit From Greenville SC Chiropractic Care

By |2020-04-13T13:48:55-04:00December 29th, 2016|Back Pain, FAQs, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on How Golfers Can Benefit From Greenville SC Chiropractic Care

Does this sound familiar? It's a warm sunny day with a bit of a breeze, you are on the back nine about to sink a putt. When you swing, your back seizes up with severe pain. The beautiful day of golf turns into painfully riding in the golf cart back to the clubhouse, and you limping painfully to your car. If you have ever strained your back during a golf game, you are not alone. It's estimated of the 30 million [...]

13 12, 2016

How Runners Can Benefit from Greenville SC Chiropractic Care

By |2020-04-13T13:47:22-04:00December 13th, 2016|Endurance Sports, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on How Runners Can Benefit from Greenville SC Chiropractic Care

Step. Ouch. Step. Ouch. Step. Ouch. Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, and offers many benefits. It can be done anywhere, it tones the lower body, and it burns a ton of calories. Pounding the pavement over time, however, can result in injuries to the knees, ankles, and hips. Whether you run a few miles a week to keep the extra pounds off, or hoof it in several marathons a year, there is unfortunately a good chance [...]

6 12, 2016

Ergonomic Tips For Desk Work | Greenville SC Workplace Helps

By |2020-04-13T13:45:59-04:00December 6th, 2016|Back Pain, FAQs, Health Tips, Most Talked About, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on Ergonomic Tips For Desk Work | Greenville SC Workplace Helps

There are dangers in everyday life, from slipping in the shower to getting side swiped by the guy texting in the car next to you on Woodruff Road.  The risk doesn't end once we are safely behind our desks, because… sitting is killing us!  Workplace ergonomics often are the reason for many aches and pains. Our chiropractor Greenville, SC can help. Call 864-292-6777. Ergonomic Tips Simplified Seriously, while not really trying to commit murder, our computer, desk, office chair and keyboard are [...]

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|Uncategorized, Chiropractic, FAQs, Health Tips, News and Events, Spinal Care Tips|Comments Off on What Our Greenville SC Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Sitting While Working

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|Comments Off on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Sufferers – 4 Ways Greenville SC Chiropractic Can Help!

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|Comments Off on The Prevalence of Back Pain in School Kids Who Use Backpacks

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. [...]