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Southlake Chiropractic Blog

109, 2021

Sciatica Causing Back Pain

September 1st, 2021|

Is Sciatica to Blame for Your Pain? If you're noticing radiating pain along the sciatic nerve that runs down from the lower back through the legs, you may have a herniated disk or bone spur that's applying pressure to the sciatic nerve. The way to discern that the pain is coming from the sciatic nerve is that the location of the pain will originate in the lower spine and radiate down the back of the leg. Sciatica also tends to affect only one side of the body. While many people rely on medication for sciatic pain, it's important to [...]

305, 2021

Do I have a pinched nerve?

May 3rd, 2021|

What is a pinched nerve? A pinched nerve (Radiculopathy) occurs when too much pressure is placed on a nerve by the surrounding tissues, typically bone, cartilage, muscles, or tendons. The pressure causes the nerve to lose ability to send signals which causes tingling, numbness, pain, and sometimes weakness. While a pinched nerve can occur in many places within the body, there are some that are more common than others that can cause: Carpal Tunnel Cubital Tunnel Sciatica If you're suffering from symptoms of tingling, numbness, pain, and weakness in your back or limbs then call [...]

504, 2021

Backpack Safety from a Chiropractor

April 5th, 2021|

Backpacks: a practical and convenient method that many children and adolescents use to lift and carry bulky textbooks, computers, journals, and other supplies. Backpacks were created to properly distribute the heavy load of supplies onto the most durable muscles people have—for example, the lower and middle back muscles prevent fatigue and stabilize the body. If utilized correctly, backpacks can give kids and adults the capability to lug around the heavy textbooks or technology of every day school and work without the burden of potential muscle or joint damage. At Meyer Chiropractic, we want to make sure that you're using [...]

2203, 2021

Are All Patients Adjusted the Same Way?

March 22nd, 2021|

In short, no. There are various reasons why a Chiropractor uses different techniques and methods to achieve the same goal. Chiropractic care is a natural method of health care that focuses on treating the causes of the pain, which is often tailored to each patient’s age, condition, and specific pain they might be dealing with. Chiropractic adjustments are when a small thrust is applied to the body to relieve nerve or joint tensions. There may be varying amounts of force and treatment frequency customized for each individual, which enters the notion that different conditions require different intensities. [...]

803, 2021

Why Babies Need Chiropractic Care

March 8th, 2021|

Can babies receive chiropractic care? Is it safe for my baby to be adjusted by a chiropractor? Why would a baby need chiropractic care? These are some of the most common questions we get as chiropractors regarding babies from postpartum moms. The short answer is yes, babies can be adjusted by a chiropractor and there are many reasons why they may need a chiropractic adjustment after birth. If you, your midwife, or doctor believe that your baby could benefit from a chiropractic adjustment, or if you have questions regarding your baby postpartum, please give us a call and visit our [...]

102, 2021

Wellness Chiropractor in Southlake

February 1st, 2021|

As a wellness chiropractor in Southlake, Dr. Robert Meyer focuses on the overall health of his patients through more than spinal alignment. While your spine needs to be aligned for your nervous system to work properly, there can be other causes to your pain, discomfort, and continuing need for chiropractic adjustments. By working on each element of wellness such as physical condition, nutrition, emotional wellness, and social wellness we can help ensure that your health improves and you're able to enjoy the activities that matter to you and maintain a positive outlook on life and your person. [...]

401, 2021

The Importance of Stretching

January 4th, 2021|

It's common knowledge that stretching before and after exercise or intense effort may reduce your potential for injury. But did you know that the importance of stretching goes beyond preventing injury and into helping your organs function properly and improve overall health? By stretching regularly, you can see major improvements in your daily life. However, it's also important that stretches be done properly and during good conditions. If your muscle are cold for example, stretching can put a lot of strain on the tendons and ligaments that aren't ready to be tugged at. This means that you should always start [...]

1409, 2020

How Diet Can Reduce Inflamation

September 14th, 2020|

Transitioning from eating an unhealthy diet full of bad carbohydrates, greasy fried foods, sugary snack, sodas, and other bad food choices to eating a healthy balanced diet of lean meats, fruits, and vegetables, as well as just a more natural / simple / raw diet can greatly reduce inflammation. As inflammation is the largest cause of health issues that we deal with as individuals and as a society, we've worked hard to improve the way that we fight inflammation and reduce the stress load on our bodies. However, many people still resort to taking a pill like Tylenol or [...]

709, 2020

Auto Injury Doctor in Southlake TX

September 7th, 2020|

Car Accident Injury ReliefIf you’ve been the victim of an auto accident, chiropractors can provide you with much needed relief. Whether you’ve been seriously or minimally injured in a car accident, Southlake based Meyer Chiropractic’s services can help you minimize pain, regain mobility, and restore health. As a respected car accident doctor and chiropractor, Southlake based Dr. Meyer has been helping accident victims heal for more than thirty years.Diagnose, Treat Injury & Pain from Auto Accidents If you are involved in a car accident, Southlake chiropractor Dr. Meyer will work with you to help overcome your [...]

1008, 2020

Staying Hydrated After Your Chiropractic Adjustment

August 10th, 2020|

It's become so common to us as chiropractors to offer water to our Southlake chiropractor patients after a chiropractic adjustment and then go on with our day. As it is, it's important to stay hydrated, especially during the summer here in Southlake, Texas where it stays above 100 degrees Fahrenheit day after day. But, did you know that drinking water to stay hydrated is especially important after each chiropractic adjustment because it releases the toxins that have been trapped in your muscles and joints that have been causing you pain and discomfort. In order to get rid of those [...]

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