Why Does Your Posture Matter?

Have you ever noticed someone walking in a room and though “Now that is some one important!” Posture is a critical piece to gain positive first impressions from others. Not only has posture been shown to improve other people’s perceptions of individuals, recent... read more

Do you Have a Hidden Injury from Your Auto Accident?

Most of us have been involved in an auto accident at some time in our lives. Many were just a fender bender, but others may have been more serious. Most accidents, even the slow-impact ones, cause some injury. These can include: Brain and head injuries Neck and spine... read more

5 Ways to Reduce (or Eliminate) Back Pain

The two most common causes of back pain in older adults are osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis. Osteoarthritis is a gradual breakdown of the cartilage between the facet joints of the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs when the spinal nerves is the lower back are choked,... read more

How Trigger Points Cause Back Pain

Do you suffer from debilitating back pain if you bend over or are in agony when you are seated for longer than 15 minutes? Do normal tasks suddenly make you cringe after only a few minutes, seemingly without cause? You may have trigger points causing back pain.... read more

Managing Pain Without Opioids

The public is learning more information about the harmful effects of opioids. The sudden death of singer Prince is still in the news, his death a result of an overdose of opioids. If you have ever been prescribed opioids, like Vicodin or OxyContin, you know that they... read more

Scientists Identify Mechanism Underlying Peripheral Neuropathy

Do you suffer from numbness or tingling pain in your legs and feet?  Do you sometimes lose your balance? If so, you might be experiencing the effects of peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral Neuropathy earned its name because it affects the peripheral portions of your... read more

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Trying to Become Pain-Free

And What You SHOULD Do to Make Your Pain Go Away The human body can experience two different types of pain: Acute Pain—A normal sensation triggered in the nervous system to alert you to a possible injury and the need to take care of it. Chronic Pain—Pain that persists... read more

Why Improving Your Balance Is Important to Your Health

Patricia was a healthy and active 71-year-old. One day she lost her balance while walking down the stairs inside her home, and fell into a heap on the floor. She suffered a spinal injury as a result of the fall, became paralyzed, and a short year later she passed away... read more

What Is Sciatica and How Is It Treated?

Have you ever bent over to pick up a toy your grandchild dropped on the floor and then felt a sharp pain in your back? Sometimes the pain will travel from your lower back down your leg. If you’ve felt this, you may be suffering from sciatica. Sciatica is leg... read more

Treating Arthritis without Harsh Medications

If you are one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from arthritis, you experience pain in your joints and, no doubt, your activities are limited by your condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in five Americans suffers from... read more