Posts made in March, 2016

D.I.Y. Tips for Neck Pain From Your Woodstock Chiropractor.

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractor Woodstock, Forward Head Posture | 0 comments

Do It Yourself Tips for Neck Pain Increasingly we are seeing more and more neck pain in our office.   Historically chiropractors have worked with more low back pain than neck pain but over the past several years neck pain has been a more common complaint.   If you are suffering neck pain we highly recommend you make an appointment to our Woodstock office but until then here are some simple recommendations that may help you achieve some pain relief in the meantime.   Try an Ice Pack When your neck pain that is a recent injury, especially if you can pinpoint a specific  incident such as a car accident, hit in sports, or fall ice can ease the pain.  This...

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How Consistent Chiropractic Care Can Help You.

Posted by on Mar 28, 2016 in Chiropractic Advice, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research | 0 comments

Consistent Chiropractic Care for Woodstock. Most of our patients and the people in the Woodstock Ga, community are familiar with the fact that chiropractic can minimize back pain.   Yet a sizable population of our patients participate in consistent chiropractic care.   Outside of the obvious of benefit of less spinal pain these patients know that consistent chiropractic care helps them achieve a healthier lifestyle. Benefits of chiropractic care entail: Promoting natural healing.  As a chiropractor I will often tell my patients that their bodies do the healing and that my job as a chiropractor is to insure proper function to allow that healing to take place. Even...

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How Safe Is Chiropractic?

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Chiropractic Care, chiropractic for kids, Chiropractic research, Chiropractor Woodstock | 0 comments

Safety of Chiropractic Care.   In seeing many patients over the years in our Woodstock, Ga office we have been very fortunate to help these patients with a wide variety of health issues.   Despite this a concern we often here from potential patients is a concern as to whether chiropractic care is safe.   To alleviate some of these concerns we have pulled out some recent research that unequivocally says yes, chiropractic is safe. What The Current Literature Says In a study(1) published in the peer reviewed journal Spine an attempt to establish the the safety of cervical (neck) adjustments was performed.  The study group was quite large with 20,000...

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Back Pain and Pregnancy.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Back Pain, Hip pain, pregnancy and chiropractic | 0 comments

  Back Pain and Pregnancy While back pain is one of the most common ailments that Americans suffer from on a day to day basis pregnant women are even more likely to be affected.   It is estimated that between 50 to 70 percent of pregnant women report back pain at some time during their pregnancy.   The changes that the body goes through during pregnancy are truly incredible.   Some of these changes are directly responsible for causing back pain. The first major factor that causes back pain in pregnant women is the change in spinal structure and your center of gravity.   As the baby and stomach grow our lower back is forced to support more weight at and angle...

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The link between Obesity and Diabetes.

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in exercise, nutrition | 0 comments

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last couple of decades you have probably heard or noticed that we have an obesity problem in our country.   You probably have also noticed that the rate of diabetes continues to rise at an astonishingly fast rate as well.   Today compared to in 1960 american adults are now two times more likely to be obese and the average american weighs 24 pounds heavier.  Even more scary is that today, children are now three times more likely to be obese as compared to in 1980.(1)   Diabetes has risen at an even higher rate in 1960 .91% of American suffered from diabetes in 2013 that number has risen to 7.18% of Americans.(2)  That...

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