You may have been told by a doctor, nutritionist, or a friend who is a health nut that you should be taking fish oil or omega-3 fatty acid supplements to help your joint or muscle pain. Over the last few decades, fish oil supplements have been touted to help with heart disease, blood sugar problems, skin problems, depression, and joint pain. In this article we will focus on whether the evidence supports the use of fish oil supplements for joint pain. During my years at chiropractic college … [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.
It’s back to school and your children will soon be hunched over desks. They will also be carrying heavy backpacks over their shoulders and will be back into their extra curricular activities. The long hours of sitting and extra weight they carry in their backpacks can cause posture problems and low back pain. Here are some tips to help posture problems and low back pain as your children head back to school. The percent of children (about 18%) and teenagers (about 66%) who get low back pain … [Read more...]
If you suffer from migraines, you might want to be aware that exercise can help your migraines. Recent research has shown that regular aerobic exercise can decrease the number of days per month you suffer from migraines. Migraines are the top cause of disability worldwide between the ages of 15-49. (1) One migraine can put you down for the count for several hours or days. Migraines are also the most common headache responsible for disrupting family life and missed work. (2, 3, 4, 5, … [Read more...]