Another migraine. Another day off of work. Another wasted day. Head pounding, nauseous, curled up in ball in your bed. Is there another way to treat migraines other than medications? Chiropractic care can be a good treatment option for migraine relief. Migraines affect 7% to 18% of North Americans and have a major impact on lowering one’s quality of life. Migraines are a major cause of missed work and a disrupted family life. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) A recent review of the research shows … [Read more...]
Live Pain Free
Do you have a hard time getting out of your chair because of your right sided low back pain? Are you getting severe headaches and migraines that are causing you to miss work and enjoy your family? Can’t sleep because of your throbbing aching frozen shoulder? Has that sciatic nerve pain of yours put you down for the count for the second time this year? Have you lost hope that your chronic pain will ever go away? Or have you just chalked it up to “getting older”?
Masking your pain with medications isn’t going to solve the underlying cause of your pain. Although there is a place for pain medications, prolonged use of these drugs are dangerous. When you understand the underlying cause of your pain you can treat it more effectively and get your life back.
There are many natural ways to treat your pain that are safer and more effective than drugs. Treating the underlying cause of your pain naturally will help get you well and keep you well.
You have had knee pain building up for months. It’s swollen and it bothers you when you are on your feet. The longer you walk, the worse your knee pain is. You didn’t have a fall or sports injury. X-rays show some mild arthritis in the knee joint, but anti-inflammatory drugs aren’t helping with the swelling or pain. You’re beginning to think it’s all in ‘your head’. And you may be right. Some knee pain is because ‘your head is out of alignment’. In a previous article, I discussed ‘5 … [Read more...]
I often get asked by patients why they go out out of alignment. For those who haven’t been to a chiropractor, the patient is referring to why their bones in their spine and their posture keeps going out of alignment. Chiropractors correct spinal misalignments and posture over multiple visits only to have alignment problems come back again a week or a few weeks later even without back pain. Why does this happen? When you first visit a chiropractor with a health problem such as low back … [Read more...]