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Conservative Care First: A Sensible, Effective Approach to Back and Neck PAIN
Arlington, Va.—During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) this fall, the American Chiropractic Association is working with the more than 130,000 doctors of chiropractic (DCs), chiropractic assistants (CAs) and chiropractic doctoral students nationwide to help educate the public and policymakers about the value of a “conservative care first” approach to health care. This health care model encourages emphasis on more cost-effective and safer approaches over potentially addictive medications for pain management and health enhancement. Conservative management of painful conditions may include chiropractic manipulation combined with exercise and stretching prior to moving on to procedures involving higher risk.
During NCHM in October, chiropractic physicians will be provided resources to help them share their conservative care first approach and why it is especially significant… Continue reading
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
Chiropractic care is a family affair for parents and children
Chiropractic care is a holistic, drug-free form of health care that thousands of people around the world use to get well and stay healthy naturally.
While most people choose chiropractic care for themselves as adults, many are beginning to learn of the health benefits for infants and children, as well.
Although chiropractic is extremely effective for pain relief, people continue to benefit from chiropractic care well after their aches and pains have diminished.
Chiropractors can help with a number of common pediatric issues, including reflux, colic, chronic fluid in the ears, ear infections, torticollis, general fussiness/discomfort, latching/breastfeeding issues, sleeping issues, bed wetting, constipation and general wellness.
Regardless of the health complaint, the premise behind WHY we adjust a person is the same, no matter their age, size or shape.… Continue reading
On-site workplace health clinics emphasize chiropractic care
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Reasons for Massage therapy Top therapists in Ambler, PA W
Why do people seek out massage therapy? Truthfully, massage therapy has little to do with pampering or luxury. The real reasons have to do with structure, nurture, relationship, repletion, detoxification, rejuvenation, and transformation.
Structure refers to the occasional ache that needs addressing. “My neck hurts. I think I slept wrong,” is a common complaint. A trained, healing touch can sooth that pain but the client should also options to address the pain, especially if it recurs often: A new pillow or a visit to a chiropractor for example.
Nurture refers to stress. People today work very hard: Too hard. Eventually, burning the candle at both ends burns out the source, leaving the client depleted. Allowing a 60-90 minute period of relaxation, under expert hands, will revitalize the body and reestablish… Continue reading
Chiropractic care is becoming an accepted form of rehabilitation for patients seeking alternative help. Healthcare trends are changing at a fast rate and to keep abreast with these it is necessary to make informed decisions. Effective treatment, previous clinical decisions, proof of the effective treatment via research findings and evidence from the internet shows that chiropractic treatment warrants the conversion by patients. Knowledge of the chiropractic practitioner is vital to achieve the desired results in condition.
Prevent Knee Problems Later In Life
Prevention is better than cure when it comes to sore knees at a later stage of your life. In the event of having discomfort and pain in your knees, lasting in excess of two weeks, it is highly recommended that you consult a doctor. By protecting your knees at a young age, you will eliminate painful… Continue reading
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