Even the most minor auto accident can do a lot of damage to your body. Have you ever been in an auto accident? If so, do you suffer from pain in your back, neck, shoulders or hips? Accidents can leave lasting injuries that aren't caught at first. Five years after the fact, you may be suffering from neck pain that seems to be getting worse by the day. That pain could actually be caused by the accident. Find out how a chiropractor can help treat those injuries and put a stop to the pain that they can cause years after the accident.
Back pain can develop for a long list of reasons, but if you find that you're frequently stressed, it's possible that your discomfort may have developed or worsened because of this psychological issue. Stress and back pain are linked in a number of ways; stress can tighten your muscles to pull your spine into an unnatural position and you might also make postural changes that affect your spine. Seeing a chiropractor is an effective way to deal with the physical reasons for your back pain, but it's important to tackle your stress level, too. [Read More]
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a kind of stress injury caused by repetitive motion. Assembly-line workers and individuals who regularly use a computer keyboard or small hand tools to do their jobs often are affected. Caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist, pain generally occurs in the fingers and thumb, but it can shoot up the arm to the shoulder. Numbness, tingling, and weakness at the base of the thumb are additional symptoms you may suffer. [Read More]