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105, 2022

5 Reasons To See A Chiropractor In 2022

May 1st, 2022|

It’s pretty safe to say that body pain, tension, and stress are an epidemic at this point. Virtually every person feels aches and pain due to some kind of misalignment in their body. Some of it is very mild pain, maybe even barely noticeable. But a lot of this pain is acute, even debilitating. Many people turn to pain medications to counter their aches and pains, but unfortunately this isn’t a real solution. Instead of relying on pain medications to try and make your suffering tolerable, look at just five reasons to see a chiropractor this year.  Back, Neck, [...]

104, 2022

How Can Chiropractic Care Help My Child?

April 1st, 2022|

When most people think about chiropractic patients, they think of young adults, adults, and the elderly. While these age groups are most commonly found at the chiropractor, there is another that benefits just as much, if not more, from chiropractic care: children and teens. It’s easy to be confused as to why a child would need chiropractic care. They’re children after all, right? They’re growing at an incredible rate and they can take on the world! While it may seem like this, the body goes through a lot of different types of traumas during our younger years. Let’s go [...]

103, 2022

Can Chiropractors Help With Migraines And Headaches?

March 1st, 2022|

Headaches and migraines are one of the most complained-about types of pain in everyday life. In fact, headaches are the #1 cause of pain that people take pain medication like Advil and Tylenol for. There are a lot of different factors that could be causing your headaches, but taking pain medication shouldn’t be your first choice. Common Types Of Headaches There are three common types of headaches: tension headaches, migraines, and cervicogenic headaches. Each one is different but they also share many of the same symptoms. Even though they range in severity, none of them are pleasant. [...]

102, 2022

Is It Good To Decompress Your Spine?

February 1st, 2022|

If you’ve suffered from pain in your neck or beck, or sciatic nerve pain that is caused by damaged discs in your spine, then spinal decompression therapy may be a great choice of treatment to pursue. This kind of chiropractic care aims to carefully and painlessly stretch your spine to alleviate pain and pressure to disc. Going through this non-invasive therapy will also increase blood flow to your spine which will result in many long-term health benefits including a lot less pain. What Does Decompressing Your Spine Do? Spinal decompression therapy slowly and carefully stretches your spinal column in [...]

112, 2021

How Chiropractic Care Can Treat “Sitting Disease”

December 1st, 2021|

“Sitting Disease” is a term that many in the scientific community use to refer to the rise of sedentary lifestyles. Technological advances have brought our world many wonders, but there are also some downsides. Think about the last time you watched television for a few hours, or the last time you browsed funny videos on your phone. Oftentimes people are not sitting in a proper position which puts strain on the neck, shoulders, and back. How Bad is Sitting All Day For Your Spine? Think about the last time you spent a long period of [...]

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 [...]

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