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Most Common Myths About Back Pain.

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care | 0 comments

Most Common Myths About Back Pain:     Myth 1:  Back pain is just a part of aging.  Everyone that lives long enough will have back pain. Fact: Adding years to your life does not have to equal accepting the fact that your back will hurt.  While back pain is common constant back pain as you age is never normal.   While of coarse as we age we are more susceptible to certain diseases or conditions that increase our likely-hood of developing back pain, there are many steps that you can take, including chiropractic care to insure that...

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Why We take X-rays

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Neck Pain | 0 comments

Why We Take X-rays. In our office X-rays are taken on the majority of patients.   While we do not take X-rays on all our patients, young children and pregnant women are obvious exceptions.  While some other conditions do not require X-rays when we do recommend them they can be an invaluable diagnostic tool.  On occasion, we will have patients question if they really need x-rays taken.   This is a very important question to answer because not all chiropractors actually take x-rays at their practice.   The X-rays that we take are a standard...

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Chiropractic and Your Nervous System

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in Chiropractic Care, disc herniation | 0 comments

Chiropractic and Your Nervous System   Our nervous system is without question one of our most important systems in our body. Virtually every cell, tissue, organ and system of your body is controlled and regulated by your nervous system.   Our nervous system works similar to a large electrical unit sending signals and information primarily from our brain to all our cells and tissues and also in reverse sending signals from our cells and tissues back to the brain.   While the nervous system is highly complex, here are four simple...

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Why Athletes Seek Chiropractic Care .

Posted by on Dec 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

    4 Reasons Why Athletes Go to the Chiropractor.   Better Motion The purpose of a chiropractic adjustment is to restore proper joint alignment and joint biomechanics.   When we have joints that are “out” of alignment they also become restricted within their normal ranges of motion.   By located and correcting these problematic joints chiropractors can help achieve your full potential of range of motion.   From a golfer to a swimmer and even a quarterback loosing proper motion will impact your performance in a...

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How Long and How Often Do I Have To Come?

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, headaches, Neck Pain | 0 comments

How Long and How Often Do I Have to Come?   If you have ever tried to lose weight you know that one good workout or skipping a single will only get you so much results.   The same can be said about chiropractic treatment in the vast majority of cases.  Just as changes in diet and exercise chiropractic care often builds upon each visit and the best results are seen with repetition and discipline.  Making lasting changes to your spine the as well as the supporting muscles and other soft tissue require time as well as constant input to...

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The Difference Between Bulging and Herniated Discs.

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, disc herniation | 0 comments

The Difference Between Bulging and Herniated Discs Did you know that back pain causes more lost work and productivity than any other medical condition in the United States?  One of the most frequent reasons for back pain is discogenic meaning pain coming from your spinal disc.   Most discogenic pain is either a bulging disc or a herniated disc.  Today’s article is breaking down the differences between bulging and herniated disc. Anatomy First lets look at the anatomy of a spinal disc.   In our office I like to compare a spinal disc...

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Start The School Year Strong With Chiropractic.

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Chiropractic Care, chiropractic for kids, Chiropractor Woodstock | 0 comments

Start the school year off right with your Woodstock Chiropractor. Every year it seems to pass by in the blink of an eye and it’s that time again summer is over and its time for back to school.   Carrying heavy backpacks and getting injured while playing sporting activities can put children at an increased risk for spinal and musculoskeletal injuries.  Dr. Matthew Cleary, your Woodstock Chiropractor, can provide specific treatments for children to address the stresses that are put on children as they begin the school year. Woodstock...

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Avoid Surgery with Chiropractic

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic research, Chiropractor Woodstock, Sciatica, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

At our office we take pleasure in working with people with Sciatic pain from all around the Woodstock Ga area.  Many of these people are nervous to ask if their sciatic pain will require surgery.   We are happy to answer that in the vast majority of cases, patients do not need surgery for their sciatic pain according to the latest research.  At our office we offer a variety of therapies to combat the root cause of sciatic pain including chiropractic adjustments, decompression, manual therapy, rehab exercises, ultrasound, and electric...

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Want less Headaches? Try Chiropractic Care

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research, headaches, migraines | 0 comments

Want Less Headaches?  Try Chiropractic Care. If you are someone who suffers frequently from headaches than surely you must have dreamed of the day when you don’t have headaches!  If this is the case than this post is for you. Chiropractic adjustments have a very positive effect on not only the intensity of headaches but also the frequency that they occur.   Chiropractors work with the spine and more importantly aim to take pressure of spinal and cranial nerves that control the sensation of pain.    When the nerves from the upper...

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The Worst Type of Auto Injury is the One Left Untreated.

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in auto accidents, Chiropractic Care | 0 comments

The Worst Type of Auto Injury is the One Left Untreated. At our Chiropractic office in Woodstock, Georgia we see people that have been in auto accidents on a daily basis.   Of all the injuries that we see in our office the worst ones tend to be those that are left untreated.   Accident injuries that are left untreated often will create problems that show up years down the road and can even become lifetime problems. Since we are talking about cars lets think of your body like a car.  If your car is banged up and the check engine light comes...

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