Posts Tagged "chiropractic"

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 your spine stays healthy as you age. Myth 2: The back pain isn’t that bad so nothing is wrong. Fact:  While pain can be an...

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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 part of our neuro-structural evaluation.   These X-rays give us extremely important information about the structure, alignment...

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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 neck are irritated they will often cause that headache pain.   By releasing the pressure and irritation on the nerves the pain can...

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Chiropractic and Migraines

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research, headaches, migraines | 0 comments

Chiropractic Care for Migraines. When I talk to friends and family about the most common reasons people seek my services as a chiropractor many are shocked to here that migraines on that list.   Migraines are an incredibly common occurrence with the American Migraine Foundation reporting that one-quarter of all U.S. households having at least one migraine sufferer.   Unfortunately for women, they tend to be much more likely to suffer migraines, three times more likely than their male counterparts.   As many people in the Woodstock, Ga area are finding out chiropractic care can actually have a very positive effect on migraines and their is some research to support...

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Chiropractic Compared to Surgery for Sciatica

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Chiropractic research, Sciatica, Spinal surgery | 0 comments

Chiropractic For Sciatica Pain.   At Cleary Family Chiropractic we  work with many sciatica patients here in our Woodstock office.  Many of these patients have the same question.  Am I going to have to have surgery?  We are happy to report to these patients that most of the people we see for sciatica are able to achieve relief from their symptoms through conservative care including decompression, light adjustments, and core strengthening exercises. Furthermore the most recent research shows that many people don’t need surgery for this common problem, and that chiropractic  is more beneficial at resolving sciatic nerve pain. One of the most utilized...

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