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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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

Summer fun means outside activities in the warm sun; from strenuous pursuits like biking, hiking, and volleyball-playing, to more leisurely enjoyments like sunbathing on a float. No matter how you plan to enjoy the steamy summer months, maintaining hydration should be right up there with sunscreen on your list of important hot weather priorities. Dehydration [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How Our Greenville Chiropractic Can Help Patients Who Suffer From Arthritis

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 [...]

Pokémon Go and Text Neck – 5 Things Parents Should Know

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 [...]