Rib Pain Following An Auto Accident? Whether Bone Or Muscle, A Chiropractor Can Help

Other than whiplash, broken ribs are one of the most common injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. Typically, when someone complains of chest pain in a chiropractic office following an auto accident, the chiropractor will order X-rays to determine if any ribs are separated, broken, or cracked. If the imaging doesn't show evidence of damage to the ribs, the patient may instead of what is called an intercostal injury. However, sometimes patients are told there may be a crack that hasn't shown on the imaging and, thus, the patient will be treated as if they do have a cracked rib. [Read More]

Natural Care for Lower Back Pain Through Chiropractic Treatment

Lower back pain can come on for a number of reasons. Chronic strain from sitting in the wrong position or a muscle pull after an accident can cause you to have lower back pain that is difficult to manage. You can try using pain medication prescribed by your physician, but this is only going to mask what is going on. When your muscles, ligaments, and tendons are tight, chiropractic care works to address these problems. [Read More]

A Guide To Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care helps your whole life. If you get the assistance of a chiropractor, you'll sleep soundly at night, you'll reduce your overall risk of injury, and it'll help you with your overall health. A lot goes into the chiropractic care that you get, starting with choosing the best professional.  In this regard, take heed to the tips below so that you get an idea of what it takes to get chiropractic assistance. [Read More]

Unusual Reasons For Back Pain

If you have ever had low back pain, you have probably attributed it for standing on your feet all day, twisting the wrong way, or straining a muscle. While these are some of the most common causes for back discomfort, there are other, less common reasons for your pain. Here are some unusual causes for a low backache and what you can do about them: Cystitis  If you have ever had cystitis, or a bladder infection, then you know how miserable one can be. [Read More]