Chiropractic Effective for SI Joint Pain
Dr. Richard Schwartz of The Wellness Center
A new study finds that chiropractic care is an effective treatment for sacroiliac joint pain.
The sacroiliac joint, or SI joint, is located at the base of the spine where the sacrum and pelvis connect to one another. SI joint pain can have a many causes. Leg length discrepancies, pain or altered function of the hip, leg, and knee, and pregnancy are all common causes of SI joint pain.In pregnancy, the body produces hormones that cause the ligaments to relax. This can allow excessive movement in the SI joint, causing the bones to rub against each other.
In this new study, researchers performed a single chiropractic session on 32 women with SI joint syndrome. The patients reported immediate relief and experienced significant reduction of pain after both… Continue reading
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What is Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Technique)?-
Lymphatic massage, or “Manual lymphatic drainage” is a powerful, natural, and effective way to flush lymphatic fluid out of the body. It is most often used to improve immune system functioning, or to remove excess lymph fluid – a condition also known as Lymphedema. Lymphedema, most often causes visible swelling which is due to lymph fluid retention.
Do People In Ambler, PA Simply Accept Back Pain?
Horsham, PA Chiropractor explains new study.
In a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment.
The cross-sectional telephone survey of residence of Horsham, Pa, Ambler, PA blue bell, PA determined that 12.3% of older adults experienced chronic lower back pain versus 6.5% of adults aged 21-44. In addition, older adults with chronic lower back problems experienced pain for a longer time and became more disabled than younger adults. Surprisingly, the older adults were less depressed about their situation.
The older adults were also less likely to seek or receive treatment. Whether the treatment was bed rest, medications or alternative care, older adults were less likely to… Continue reading
How Dr. Richard Schwartz of Advanced Chiropractic & Wellness in Ambler, PA Care Can Help You Recover from Back
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Luckily, surgery is only necessary in a relatively small number of cases involving back problems for example an extruded disc material . Non-invasive methods such as chiropractic care, traction and soft tissue therapy are available for treating a wide range of spinal conditions, including back pain, sciatica and herniated discs. However, in some severe cases, particularly those involving fractured vertebrae, scoliosis, kyphosis, and when degenerative disc disease has progressed to a point where the spinal nerves are being compressed and causing constant pain, surgery may be necessary.
Many people ask, “How long does recovery from spinal surgery take?”
The answer varies greatly depending on the extent of the surgery and the techniques… Continue reading
Horsham , Pa. (WOOD) Many people
head to a chiropractor when they need help with the aches and pains of daily living. But chiropractic care and acupuncture can also assist with scoliosis, disc bulges, seizures, and more. Dr. Richard Schwartz of Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Center is a different type of chiropractor because his practice gives everyone a specific scientific prescription adjustment.
Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness center has a team of doctors and staff members that can help guide patients through the process. Along with chiropractic care, they also offer massage, medical weight loss program, holistic medical care.
Dr. Schwartz participates with many health insurance programs, but the services are very affordable if you’re not covered.
Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Center is located at 701 Limekiln Pike in Ambler, PA . You can call them at (215) 283-2844 orvisit their… Continue reading
A “No Crack” Approach
Many people have a preconceived idea of what chiropractic care is all about. But, they may be surprised to know that chiropractors often use alternative techniques to help relieve pain. Many of our patients prefer a “No Crack” approach. This is a gentle form of chiropractic therapy that includes moist heat, massage therapy, stretching, neuromuscular stimulation, hydrotherapy and more.
At Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Center, we use modern day technology to stimulate deep muscles to relax and take pressure off the nervous system. In addition we use manual therapy, massage therapy, nutrition, traction, exercise, and education on lifestyle changes to help you achieve your best results.