Chiropractic has come to the forefront in the Sports World for the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries and the the improvement of performance.. For years the Chiropractic Profession has taken a back seat to the Medical Profession. The athletes quest to improve performance, stay injury free and recover faster after training and competition has lead them to the drug free natural profession of Chiropractic. Many athletes are sidelined with injuries that could hav
The Harvard Health Letter (November 2017) recommends chiropractic use for back pain due to disc herniation. Dr. Robert Shmerling who is a rheumatologist at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center says that "In most cases, you won't need a specialist" when low back pain strikes. Common causes are a sprain (ligament issue) or strain (muscle/tendon issue) or herniated (slipped) disc. Dr. Matthew Kowalski who is a chiropractor with the Osher Clinical Center for Integrative
The traffic light turns green and you start across the intersection when all of a sudden out of what seems no where you are hit on the drivers side of your car by a large SUV. The person in the SUV was texting and not watching where they were going and ran the red light at the intersection. The crash sent you spinning onto the side of the road and against the curd facing in the opposite direction. As you sit there in shock you realize that you have just been in a car accid
The addiction of Americans to Opioid medications is at epidemic levels in the United States. Statistics show that the American population makes up 4% of the worlds population and 80% of the Opioid drug use and addiction takes place in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than 30,000 people a year die from opioid addition overdose in the US alone. Looking a little closer to home, 16 people a day die of Opioid overdose in Flor
You're working at your desk, trying to ignore the tingling or numbness you've had for months in your hand and wrist. Suddenly, a sharp, piercing pain shoots through the wrist and up your arm. More likely you have carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful progressive condition caused by compression of a key nerve in the wrist.
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed