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How Chiropractic Care Can Be Your Game-Changer for Sciatica

How Chiropractic Care Can Be Your Game-Changer for Sciatica

Discover how chiropractic care offers a compelling, non-invasive solution for sciatica pain relief. Dive into our easy-to-read guide that sheds light on the benefits of choosing chiropractic treatments, including drug-free pain management, personalized and holistic approaches, and its cost-effectiveness. Whether you’re seeking an alternative to traditional treatments or looking to understand more about spinal manipulation therapy, this post provides essential insights into making an informed decision for your health.

Regenerative Medicine for Chronic Knee Pain

Regenerative Medicine for Chronic Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain can stem from a variety of causes, including osteoarthritis, injury, and overuse. It’s a condition that doesn’t just affect mobility but can significantly impact one’s quality of life. Traditional treatments have ranged from physical therapy and medications to invasive surgeries like knee replacement. While these methods can be effective, they also come with limitations and potential complications. This is where regenerative medicine comes into play, offering a new hope for long-term relief and recovery.

Four Signs that You Might Have Tech Neck

Four Signs that You Might Have Tech Neck

Do you ever catch yourself lost in the captivating world of technology, only to be abruptly reminded of a throbbing pain in your neck and a sense of discomfort that lingers throughout the day? It's a familiar story for many of us. In our quest for digital connection...

Here’s What You Need to Know About Foam Rollers

Here’s What You Need to Know About Foam Rollers

In the September 2022 issue of New York Magazine, fashion and kitchenware designer Beverly Nguyen was profiled in an interview that listed the items she could not live without, and one of them was her set of foam rollers. According to Nguyen, foam rollers have become...

What is IV Nutrient Therapy?

What is IV Nutrient Therapy?

IV nutrient therapy is worth talking about if you're looking for a way to lead a healthier, stronger, and more vibrant life. We all know the importance of getting the right vitamins and minerals. However, what many people don't realize is that supplements aren't...

The Benefits of NAD IV Therapy

The Benefits of NAD IV Therapy

What is NAD IV therapy? There has never been a breakthrough quite like the discovery of NAD's role in DNA repair. NAD's role in reversing aging has implications for everything from improving mental health and cognition to preventing cancer and age-related illness....

Chiropractic Care for Plantar Fasciitis

Chiropractic Care for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that many people might not have heard of, even though they might suffer from it. It starts as a pain in the heel and can be quite painful upon waking up and beginning movement. Many assume that they must live with it, but chiropractic...

Can Chiropractic Help With Allergies?

Can Chiropractic Help With Allergies?

Allergies affect millions of people every year with the arrival of warm weather. About half of the US population is believed to suffer from allergies. The most common solution to the debilitating discomfort that many people experience as a result of their allergic...

Can Chiropractic Help With Asthma?

Can Chiropractic Help With Asthma?

Asthma is a condition that makes it difficult to breathe. Asthma is characterized by constricted and inflamed airways. The condition often starts in childhood but can affect people in any age group. The Centers for Disease Control state that asthma affects roughly 1...

Combat Anxiety With Chiropractic Care

Combat Anxiety With Chiropractic Care

Do any of these symptoms sound familiar to you? Routinely feeling tense, restless, or nervousFrequently sensing panic, doom, or impending dangerDifficulty concentratingConstantly worryingSweating and breathing rapidlyFeeling weak or tired all the time If so, then it's...

How Chiropractic Can Help with Myofascial Pain Syndrome

How Chiropractic Can Help with Myofascial Pain Syndrome

In September 2021, the United States Centers for Disease Control published guidelines and findings based on various studies related to the condition that has come to be known as "long COVID." You may have heard about COVID-19 patients whose post-infection recovery...

Chiropractic Care for Carpal Tunnel

Chiropractic Care for Carpal Tunnel

It's estimated that about three to six percent of the population deals with some form of carpal tunnel. This doesn't include the people who might not report the issue. They may try to ignore it or just don't seek help. Because of the large percentage of people dealing...

Chiropractic Care for Scoliosis Relief

Chiropractic Care for Scoliosis Relief

Each June, the Scoliosis Research Society seeks to increase awareness among the American public about this spinal condition. One of the goals of Scoliosis Awareness Month is to call attention to the availability of scoliosis screening programs for children. Scoliosis...

Acupuncture For Insomnia

Acupuncture For Insomnia

Insomnia takes several forms. It is most commonly associated with the failure to fall asleep. It can also relate to waking up while asleep and being unable to go back to sleep. Insomnia describes any type of sleep disorder that prevents you from getting a restful...

PRP Treatment for Ankle Injuries

PRP Treatment for Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries can sometimes have an arduous healing process. In addition to making it hard to walk, some ankle injuries can destabilize your balance in the long term. It's essential that you do everything you can to regain your normal function. PRP treatment is an...

Chiropractic Wrist Adjustments

Chiropractic Wrist Adjustments

In 2021, the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball endured a difficult season plagued by injuries. In trying to adjust to the new MLB tournament format, the team missed the playoffs, and they starting losing players to injuries; such was the case with Ke’Bryan...

Signs You Have A Bulging Disc

Signs You Have A Bulging Disc

In a recent interview with Glamour magazine, Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston spoke about the second season of "The Morning Show" streaming series produced for the Apple TV network. Aniston has been busy not just with "The Morning Show" but also with other projects...

Can Chiropractors Help with Range of Motion?

Can Chiropractors Help with Range of Motion?

In the history of international sporting events, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will forever be remembered for having been celebrated in the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams of athletes and their support staff members had to accommodate to bubble-like conditions and...

Exercises to Prevent Hamstring Strain

Exercises to Prevent Hamstring Strain

Most athletes are all too familiar with hamstring injuries. The reality is that being fast on your feet can increase your likelihood of having a hamstring strain. However, everyone is at risk for hamstring injuries. Some factors that can increase the chances of...

Knee Pain Treatments

Knee Pain Treatments

Are you finally ready to do something about the knee pain that's been holding you back? Unfortunately, you may have been told that pain medications, shots, and surgery are your only options for getting rid of knee pain. This can be discouraging news to hear if you...

The Best Bracing Option for Knee Pain

The Best Bracing Option for Knee Pain

Are you considering bracing for knee pain? If you're feeling limited by your knee pain, this can be an option to increase stability and support for expedited healing. Knee bracing is commonly used for: Arthritis. Meniscus tears. Ligament sprains. Patellofemoral stress...

Orthopedic Bracing for Knee Pain

Orthopedic Bracing for Knee Pain

Is there a simple way to treat knee pain? While knee pain can be complicated, there are ways to stabilize the knee while reducing pain that isn't necessarily complicated. One of the emerging treatments for knee pain is knee bracing. Yes, simply applying a high-quality...

Neck Pain Treatment

Neck Pain Treatment

With 80 percent of all people experiencing neck pain at some point, we could all use a heads up on how to prevent neck strain and injury. For 20 percent to 30 percent of people, neck pain is something that crops up annually. Chiropractic care is a surgery-free,...

Low Back Pain Treatment

Low Back Pain Treatment

Very few people will avoid back pain in their lifetimes. It's simply one of the most common pain experiences that humans have. In fact, experts share that back pain is the single leading cause of disability. Millions of people are missing work, losing money, and...

How to Improve Posture While Sleeping

How to Improve Posture While Sleeping

Can you treat pain in your sleep? It's not as farfetched as it sounds once you realize the connection between sleep posture and health. First, sleep posture alone may not be enough to correct a spinal issue. However, it can help to preserve the hard work that you're...

Laser Therapy FAQs

Laser Therapy FAQs

The profile of laser therapy for treating pain and injuries is rising. Naturally, many people suffering from pain have questions about this treatment. It's our pleasure to help patients discover more about laser therapy by answering the common questions that people...

Laser Therapy for Knee Pain

Laser Therapy for Knee Pain

If knee pain is kicking you down, it can feel like answers and solutions are hard to come by when speaking with doctors. If the idea of knee surgery has been brought up, you're understandably reluctant. You also don't like the idea of relying on pain medication to be...

Laser Therapy for Back Pain

Laser Therapy for Back Pain

Laser therapy is giving people relief from relentless back pain. This is an important nonsurgical, medication-free treatment option for people seeking freedom from pain, discomfort, and loss of mobility. Unfortunately, surgery and pain medications are often the only...

Why Get PRP Treatment?

Why Get PRP Treatment?

Are you thinking about getting platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy? If so, you are like millions of others who seek out PRP for all kinds of conditions, ranging from minor aches and pains to very serious maladies like osteoarthritis and painful cartilage tears. Whether...

Frequently Asked Chiropractic Questions

Frequently Asked Chiropractic Questions

Knowledge is good. Misinformation is bad. Those are two points on which most everyone would agree. And they have a lot to do with our quest to make sure people know what chiropractic medicine is all about. At Integrative Physical Health, we do everything we can to...

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy For Arthritis

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy For Arthritis

In the U.S. alone, about one out of every six people suffers from some form of arthritis. That number includes about 300,000 children and more than 50 million others. It's a fact of the disease that most of us face an increased chance of having to deal with it as we...

PRP Therapy FAQs

PRP Therapy FAQs

What are platelet rich plasma treatments? This therapy frequently referred to as PRP, involves withdrawing some of the patient's blood, processing it in a lab, and then injecting the platelet-rich plasma back into the patient. Because platelet-rich plasma includes a...

PRP Treatment for KNEE PAIN

PRP Treatment for KNEE PAIN

Knee pain can be relentless. It is not only due to wear and tear on the knees as we age but a host of other problems. Old injuries, arthritis, or diseased cartilage can bring on shooting pain and weakness of the knees. Short of surgery, patients have had to live with...

What Does PRP Therapy Treat?

What Does PRP Therapy Treat?

Are you dealing with any of these injuries or conditions? Arthritis Bursitis Lower back pain Tendinitis Sprained muscles Nerve damage If so, then you may want to know about the many treatment options that are available to alleviate these conditions. Of course, doing...

4 Exercises For Low Back Pain

4 Exercises For Low Back Pain

Do you suffer from lower back pain? If so, you're not alone. The American Chiropractic Association has discovered that back pain is the most common cause of physical disability. In fact, the pain may be so severe that people are prevented from participating in normal...

What To Expect After PRP Treatment

What To Expect After PRP Treatment

Exercise is healthy, but sometimes people push or strain their bodies too far. The result may be injuries to the ligaments, joints, and tendons. Conditions like osteoarthritis and tendonitis may develop over time as a result of these injuries as well as ordinary,...

PRP Therapy for Tennis Elbow

PRP Therapy for Tennis Elbow

The last time you shook someone's hand, did it hurt your elbow? Perhaps you were lifting a shopping bag full of groceries or picking up a brush to work on a painting. Regardless of what you were doing, you were shocked by a breathtaking pain in your arm. If you are...

PRP Therapy for Muscle Strains

PRP Therapy for Muscle Strains

For many people, the way back from a muscle injury is a long, hard road. Fortunately, recovery regimens that include things like physical therapy and manual chiropractic adjustments can help people to speed up the healing process, restore mobility and relieve pain by...

PRP vs Corticosteroid Injections

PRP vs Corticosteroid Injections

Comparing PRP and Corticosteroid Injections: Which Option Will Work on Your Pain? There's no universal solution for pain relief. If you're looking to treat pain stemming from strain or injury, you may be in the process of exploring different therapies that allow you...

What is Text Neck? Avoiding it and Remedies

What is Text Neck? Avoiding it and Remedies

It's not unusual for people these days to have smartphones, tablets, gaming devices and other small electronics. All of these devices have something in common. Namely, people tend to bend their heads forward and hunch their shoulders while using them. This has led to...

Avoiding Back Injuries While Lifting Objects

Avoiding Back Injuries While Lifting Objects

Whether you are required to do some heavy lifting on the job or are trying to move from one house to another, you are in serious jeopardy of hurting your back. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in excess of one million workers will suffer a back...

What is Laser Therapy?

What is Laser Therapy?

If you have muscle or joint pain and have been wondering whether laser therapy (LT) might be a solution, you need to know the basic facts about this highly effective treatment method used by chiropractors and many other health care providers all over the world. Note...

5 Top Chiropractic Myths

5 Top Chiropractic Myths

For unknown reasons, myths about various career fields persist. For example, you might have heard that accountants spend most of their time preparing tax returns, lawyers argue cases in the courtroom, and that all professional football players are millionaires. All...

What is Spinal Stenosis?

What is Spinal Stenosis?

Spinal stenosis, sometimes called SS for short, is a serious condition that is more common in older people and can lead to serious, long-term disability if left untreated. The good news is this: people who get care from a trained physician who specialized in spinal...

Is PRP Therapy Covered By Insurance

Is PRP Therapy Covered By Insurance

Financing Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections: Is PRP Therapy Covered by Insurance? You may be ready to try out platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy if you've done your research! For many people, this pioneering therapy offers a natural way to promote healing, eliminate...

What is Stem Cell Therapy

What is Stem Cell Therapy

Fast Facts for Patients: What Is Stem Cell Therapy? Modern science is providing wellness-seeking people with many "hacks" that can help them to live vibrant, pain-free lives. One of the "hot topics" at the moment is something called stem cell therapy. If this is...

Prolotherapy VS PRP Treatment

Prolotherapy VS PRP Treatment

If you recently suffered an injury, are constantly troubled by an old injury or suffer from a painful chronic condition like arthritis, then you may feel like your options for making any kind of recovery are limited. After all, there is no cure for arthritis, and...

Is PRP Therapy Approved By the FDA?

Is PRP Therapy Approved By the FDA?

Have you ever heard of Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy? Also known as PRP, doctors have been prescribing these treatments since the 1970s to boost the body's ability to heal itself. Perhaps a healthcare provider has recently suggested that PRP might be a beneficial...

Why Your Neck May Be Causing Your Shoulder Pain

Why Your Neck May Be Causing Your Shoulder Pain

You may know something that other people don't if you've ever dealt with persistent pain that didn't seem to have a clear answer. Unfortunately, modern medicine doesn't always do enough to connect the dots when it comes to the underlying causes of persistent pain....

Chiropractic Care Can Help After A Sports Injury

Chiropractic Care Can Help After A Sports Injury

If you play sports frequently, on an amateur team, or are just a weekend enthusiast who enjoys a fun round of golf, game of softball, or an occasional long jog, walk, or bike ride, injuries are part of life. Consider this: in the U.S., there are about 8.6 million...

Why Does My Neck Crack When I Roll It?

Why Does My Neck Crack When I Roll It?

Have you ever wondered about the popping or cracking sound that comes from your neck when you stretch it or move your head? In most cases, it's a normal, safe thing and indicates no problem. However, in some people, a cracking noise in the neck can indicate arthritis...

How Is Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment Done?

How Is Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment Done?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy has been touted as a breakthrough treatment for a variety of tissue injuries in the sports world. However, this natural and noninvasive therapy is also available to help everyday athletes and non-athletes experience pain relief and...

What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)?

What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)?

It's truly a pioneering time for anyone looking for holistic, noninvasive ways to pursue pain relief and wellness at any stage of life. One treatment that is helping many people to enjoy rejuvenation following injury is something called platelet-rich plasma (PRP)...

Back Pain After A Car Accident

Back Pain After A Car Accident

What should you do if you experience back pain after a vehicle accident? There are two parts to the answer to that question. The first part pertains to what happens immediately after the incident. If you are unable to move around enough to drive or do regular daily...

Chiropractic Care For Your Knee Pain

Chiropractic Care For Your Knee Pain

Chiropractic physicians treat millions of people, day in and day out. Every year, nearly 30 million U.S. adults visit a chiropractor for treatment of neck, back, knee, and other types of physical problems. Each patient has a unique health profile and came to the...

Benefits of Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident

Benefits of Chiropractic Care After a Car Accident

Anyone who has ever been in a vehicle accident knows the importance of seeing a medical professional as soon as possible. One of the best ways to avoid long-term physical complications after a collision is to see a licensed chiropractor. Not only do patients get a...

Why Your Back Hurts After Stretching

Why Your Back Hurts After Stretching

Have you been wondering why your back pain sometimes gets worse after you stretch? Is it possible that stretching isn't always a good idea? Not too long ago, every athlete and active person was advised to stretch their muscles prior to playing a sport. Additionally,...

Cycling neck pain: Why treat with chiropractic

Cycling neck pain: Why treat with chiropractic

Bicycling is one of the most popular, and most dangerous, hobbies among U.S. adults. About 1 in 4 people over the age of 18 own a bike and ride on a regular basis. The good news is that more than 47 million Americans recognize the incredible health benefits of cycling...

Why Deep Couches Cause Back Pain

Why Deep Couches Cause Back Pain

Couches look comfortable but can lead to all sorts of physical ailments, including serious back pain. Does that mean your couch is evil and needs to be discarded? No, not if you use it correctly, don't sleep on it, and consider adding a pillow for back support while...

Chiropractic Care After An Auto Accident

Chiropractic Care After An Auto Accident

Chiropractic Care Can Be Crucial After a Car Accident Is it essential to seek chiropractic treatment after you've been in a vehicle accident? The answer to that question might seem obvious to many people, but for those unfamiliar with what chiropractors do, it's a...

Chiropractic care for patients with acute neck pain

Chiropractic care for patients with acute neck pain

The human cervical spine, commonly called the neck, is an intricate part of the body. It contains more than a half-dozen vertebrae, but it has to prop up the skull's entire weight. That means this short piece of the spine not only supports a 12-pound head but works to...

How to Set Up an Ergonomic Home Work Station

How to Set Up an Ergonomic Home Work Station

Working Smart For Health and Comfort Do you sometimes get up from your computer chair after working and notice that your back, neck, shoulders, or other body parts are sore? If so, you might be one of the millions of people who pay the price of not having an ergonomic...

What Is Arthritis and How Is It Treated?

What Is Arthritis and How Is It Treated?

Have you ever wondered about the exact meaning of the word "arthritis"? Most people have a general idea of what the condition is and how widespread it is, but there's a lot of misinformation out there about the term. The first thing to know is that arthritis is not a...

How Can Bad Posture Cause Health Problems

How Can Bad Posture Cause Health Problems

How Important Is Good Posture? There are a lot of myths about good posture. Most of us have heard an over-statement of the damages that temporary bad posture can cause. But it's a fact that habitually poor posture can lead to a wide variety of ailments, so of which...

Chiropractic Care Strengthens the Immune System

Chiropractic Care Strengthens the Immune System

Chiropractic care is uniquely able to strengthen the human immune system. It allows the body's adaptive immunity to build up more resistance to various illnesses, from serious diseases to minor ones, like the common cold and infections of the respiratory system....

Can A Chiropractor Fix A Pinched Nerve?

Can A Chiropractor Fix A Pinched Nerve?

If you have ever suffered from a pinched nerve, more properly called a "compressed" nerve, then you know how severe the pain can be. Even people who have only endured a mild version of this condition understand that compressed nerves can result in an odd, very...

Chiropractic Care for Whiplash

Chiropractic Care for Whiplash

Have you ever suffered from the effects of whiplash, which is more properly called cervical acceleration-deceleration injury? Whiplash usually occurs as a result of sudden movement of the neck, back-and-forth, side-to-side, or in any direction that causes damage to...

How Chiropractors Can Help With Disc Injuries

How Chiropractors Can Help With Disc Injuries

The discs in between your spinal vertebrae are important, delicate parts of your body. They allow you to move freely without pain. Whenever one of these discs becomes non-functional, either due to an injury or because it simply begins to wear out with age, it's...

Chiropractic Treatment for a Herniated Disc

Chiropractic Treatment for a Herniated Disc

Have you been experiencing pain that seems to be originating in your spinal area? Or have you recently had numbness in your legs, back, or arms and not known why? Perhaps you've notices muscle loss or poor reflexes and suspected that the problem might be related to an...

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Low back pain results in millions of dollars of lost work and untold suffering every day.  Improper sitting or lifting, over-exertion, trauma, or inherited spinal abnormalities can be the cause. Many of the pain-sensing...

Can Chiropractic Care Treat Headaches?

Can Chiropractic Care Treat Headaches?

Right after the 54th edition of the Super Bowl, the final championship game of the National Football Association, you can be sure that many players will seek chiropractic care as part of their recovery efforts before preseason training begins a few months later. In...

Treatment for Headaches

Treatment for Headaches

Though there are many types of headaches, a frequent and overlooked cause of headaches is the malfunction of spinal bones in the neck and upper back. When bones of the spine lose their normal position or motion, sensitive nerves and blood vessels to the head can be...

Is Spinal Decompression Therapy Safe?  

Is Spinal Decompression Therapy Safe?  

In early 2020, the trial of disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein generated many news headlines for various reasons, and not all of them related to the egregious misconduct he was accused of. Many people noticed that Weinstein arrived in court with the help of a...

Chiropractic Care for Sciatica

Chiropractic Care for Sciatica

What You Should Know About Chiropractic Care for Sciatica What do you think Harrison Ford, Charlize Theron, and George Clooney have in common? Aside from being major film stars who have essentially become Hollywood royalty, all three have dealt with prolonged back...

Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of these conditions that affect most people at some point during their lifetime.  All you have to do is ask just about anyone, ”...have you ever had neck pain?” Then again, maybe you shouldn’t since you’ll probably get overloaded with way too much...

Low Back Pain & Patient Education

Low Back Pain & Patient Education

Patient education is a very important aspect of caring for our patients. In fact, it can be one of the most important aspects of care. For example, when patients present with a brand new injury and pain levels are off the map, it’s quite common for that acute...

5 Questions You Need to Ask Your Chiropractor

5 Questions You Need to Ask Your Chiropractor

1. Do you take x-rays? X-rays help us determine the health of your joints and discs, gives us an estimate of how long it will take before you improve, as well as what chiropractic techniques will likely be the most effective. Not taking X-rays is like flying in the...

Whiplash

Whiplash

In whiplash, “post concussive syndrome” (PCS) can affect up to 20-30% of patients who have had a mild head injury with resulting left over, long-term problems. Interestingly, eye movements have a close relationship to the function of the brain and can be an accurate...

Headaches, Neck Pain, and Concussion

Headaches, Neck Pain, and Concussion

Headaches, Neck Pain, and Concussion Have you ever “banged” your head from falling? For those playing backyard football, soccer, hockey, or baseball as kids or adults, it’s really quite common. So, how can we tell when the “bang”...

Treating Headaches Naturally

Treating Headaches Naturally

What Triggers Headaches? The greatest majority of primary headaches are associated with muscle tension in the neck.  Today, Americans engage in more sedentary activities than they used to and more hours are spent in one fixed position or posture. This can increase...

Low Back Pain: Where Is My Pain Coming From?

Low Back Pain: Where Is My Pain Coming From?

Low Back Pain: Where Is My Pain Coming From? Low back pain can emanate from many anatomical locations (as well as a combination of locations), which always makes it interesting when a patient asks, “…doc, wherein my back is my pain coming from?” In the context of an...

7 Ways to Chase Away Stress

7 Ways to Chase Away Stress

Stress has been with us since the beginning of time. Every era has faced its share of threatening situations. Today, the stress of careers deadlines conflicts and the demands on our time take a huge toll on her health.  Just as chains tend to break at their weakest...

Lumbar Disc Herniation with Sciatica

Lumbar Disc Herniation with Sciatica

Lumbar Disc Herniation with Sciatica In a recently published case study and literature review in the New England Journal of Medicine, Deyo and Mirza (2016) had published a case study and literature review on the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation with...