How Chiropractic And Massage Therapy Compliment Each Other

We all enjoy a good massage once in a while, maybe after a week of heavy lifting or a stressful month. Massage is always a welcome way to decompress after a strenuous period and a lot of people choose to get a massage for the simple fact that it just feels good. But did you know that massage therapy and chiropractic care are the perfect compliments for one another?  Chiropractic care focuses on the well-being of the body, with careful adjustments based around the spinal column. The direct care of the nervous system impacts how the many areas of the body function. Massage therapy provides not only great muscular and stress relief, but is known to benefit many other systems in the human body as well.  Chiropractic and Massage for General Wellbeing Many people associate visiting a chiropractor with events such as a car accident [...]

By |2022-08-01T03:01:06-05:00August 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Chiropractic Care For Pregnancy and Postpartum Healing

So you’ve gotten the good news! You may be wondering, now what? When most parents find out they are expecting, their mind wanders to baby strollers, doctor appointments and whether the nursery should be blue or pink. But have you considered the benefit of chiropractic care for yourself during pregnancy? In the past, chiropractic care has been associated with back and neck issues, recovery from an accident or athletic venture, but more commonly we are learning of the great benefit chiropractic care offers during pregnancy to expecting mothers, as well as their developing babies.  Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic Care The first months of pregnancy are often accompanied by so many do's and don’ts. Rest assured that one of the most beneficial DO'S you can choose to invest in is chiropractic care. Whether you are dealing with a tired and achy back from the extra weight [...]

By |2022-07-05T15:28:59-05:00July 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Benefits Cupping Therapy In Southlake, Texas

Combined with great chiropractic care, massage therapy and cupping therapy are a great way to treat pain and inflammation without being invasive. Even when getting all three services, it’s still much cheaper than something like an invasive surgery or a pain medication prescription. Plus, it’s still extremely efficient. We know you may have questions, especially about cupping therapy. We’ll go over both so you can better understand more ways to treat your pain and inflammation. What Is Cupping Therapy? Cupping therapy, also known as just “cupping”, has actually been a form of alternative medicine for a long time. There is a lot of evidence that shows that some form of cupping was used by ancient Egyptians all the way back during the 1500’s B.C., the early Chinese dynasties, and some cultures in the Middle East. Although their understanding of the medical field wasn’t nearly as [...]

By |2022-05-14T19:30:21-05:00June 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

5 Reasons To See A Chiropractor In 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, and Shoulder Pain Relief The most common three areas that people suffer from pain and tension is in the back, neck, and the shoulders. Pain and tension in these areas has become more and more common. This can likely be attributed to an increase in sedentary lifestyles, particularly in the [...]

By |2022-04-21T16:35:17-05:00May 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

How Can Chiropractic Care Help My Child?

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 over just a few of the ways chiropractic care can help children and teens. Chiropractic Care For Kids Promotes Healthy Lifestyles Parents often want to instill the best habits and mannerisms in their children while they grow up to give them a better future. Starting habits at a [...]

By |2022-04-05T18:26:25-05:00April 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Can Chiropractors Help With Migraines And Headaches?

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. Tension Headache - Of the various types of headaches, these are the most common. Tension and stress in the muscles are the biggest cause of tension headache, and you are likely to have a steady ache instead of a throbbing ache that is common with migraines. Cervicogenic Headache - Like [...]

By |2022-04-05T18:25:51-05:00March 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Is It Good To Decompress Your Spine?

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 order to reduce pressure on your discs. If you are someone who works at a desk for many hours everyday, then you likely experience neck and back pain. A combination of gravity, your posture, and long hours sitting at a desk is known to contribute to injuries like bulging and [...]

By |2022-02-04T18:15:38-05:00February 1st, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

How Chiropractic Care Can Treat “Sitting Disease”

“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 time sitting. If you work at any kind of desk or office job, this is likely a daily occurrence. By sitting for long periods of time your posture and spine begin to suffer. Many people will begin to slouch and have their necks tilted at odd angles so that they [...]

By |2021-12-07T02:38:42-05:00December 1st, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Sciatica Causing Back Pain

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 fix the root cause which is typically in regards to your alignment, weight, injury to the spine, or a combination of the three. What is Sciatica? Sciatic pain results when the sciatic nerve is compressed, irritated, or inflamed. Common culprits can be herniated discs, misaligned [...]

By |2021-09-07T13:04:21-05:00September 1st, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Do I have a pinched nerve?

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 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Meyer at Meyer Chiropractic: Your Southlake Chiropactor. What causes a pinched nerve?Pinched nerves are usually associated with either injury, arthritis, repetitive stress, hobbies, sports, or obesity. Multiple combining factors can increase your chance of suffering from a pinched nerve.Do pinched [...]

By |2021-05-19T11:33:52-05:00May 3rd, 2021|Blog|0 Comments
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