Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)

In recent years, chiropractic medicine has shown some promising results in caring for children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also commonly referred to as attention deficit disorder, or ADD. Although drugs, such as Ritalin, have demonstrated some effectiveness in treating ADD, many in the medical community are beginning to fear that such drugs may […]

Children’s Needs

Children should eat a balanced diet, one that includes fruits and vegetables, breads and cereals, milk and dairy products, and meat, fish, and eggs. Minimize starchy foods, such as crackers, pasta, pretzels and potato chips. About calcium and children’s bones Your child’s intake of calcium and the long-lasting benefits it provides bones and spinal structures […]

Elbow Pain

If you experience pain in your elbow, chances are very good it was incurred in an injury or physical activity, such as exercise or sports. Here’s a look at some types of elbow pain: Golfer’s elbow ā€“ A type of elbow pain that originates near the inside part of the bony protrusion. A tear or […]

Back Exercises

Lower back Lie flat on your stomach. Raise one arm at a time. Hold for 5 counts, then slowly lower. Do 20 repetitions for each arm. Try raising one leg at a time. Hold for 5 counts, then slowly lower. Do 20 repetitions for each leg. Advanced versions of this exercise involve raising both legs […]

Headaches/Migraines

Chronic headaches and migraines afflict many Americans. The severity of pain can go from mild and intermittent to episodes of debilitating throbbing, unrelenting agony, as well as nausea. Relief comes from a variety of means, including over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs, rest, and ice/heat packs on the forehead or neck. Sources of headaches include, but […]

Neck exercises

Tuck in your chin. Push your head back against your hands or the floor (if your are lying on your back). Hold 5 counts. Do 20 repetitions. Alternate or extension: Place your hand on the side of your head. Tuck in your chin and push your head to the side, against your hand. Hold 3 […]

Back Injuries

Back injuries are sustained in a myriad of ways and some people are more likely to develop back pain and injury than others are. Some people incur back injuries from doing seemingly nothing; a simple twist or turn the wrong way in bed, for example, could cause a vertebra to go out of alignment. Others […]

Pregnancy Pain

Largely because of the physical and hormonal changes to their bodies, many pregnant women can experience various kinds of back pain. Here’s a look at some of the kinds of pain pregnant women are prone to: Coccyx (tailbone) pain Groin pain Pelvic pain (which usually begins during pregnancy, but typically during the end of the […]

Treatments for Whiplash

Whiplash is an injury to the cervical spine, or neck, and occurs when the muscles and other soft tissues are hyper extended or hyperflexed. Whiplash can damage the intervertebral discs of the upper spine. Most instances of whiplash occur during a front-end or rear-end automobile collision. The force of the vehicle being struck, or striking […]

Neck Pain

Your cervical spine connects your brain stem to your spinal cord. It is an area rich in blood vessels and other soft tissue, such as ligament and tendons. Neck pain is slightly less common than back pain, but no less important or treatable. Common causes of neck pain include, but are not limited to: Cervical […]