Monday, December 11, 2017

“My Back Is Just Sore”



Whether it Sore, in Pain, Is Numb, whatever, there is most likely some nerve pressure there somewhere. However, it can be okay if it’s just a muscle type soreness that dissipates quick.

For example, maybe you worked the back real hard for a day, and you noticed that soreness for a day or two.

If it persists then you may want to see your Chiropractor. The key really is to get your spine in alignment and get pressure off the nerves.

Using a back belt or something to sit against that aligned your back and prevents slouching, will help.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Can Diet Effect My Back Pain



The answer is: of course! A poor diet can inhibit how the body functions and this can more easily create pain or make a pain worse.

Typically drinking more water or food high in water content is good. The hydrogen and oxygen are used in many body reactions, not to mention does help to hydrate the discs in between the bones.

The opposite may be true for things that dehydrate you. When the disc go down slightly there is less room for the nerves and we get pain.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

"Another Reason To Get Rid Of Your Pain Now"



When dealing with pain you want to get rid of it as soon as possible. You don't want to be dealing with it on top of everything else going on.

Let's take Hurricane Irma for example: just running around getting everyting ready. For example, we live in FL. We had to turn off the power to many of our electronics, board up windows, pack for staying with nana and poppie, etc...

Many geared up for flights, protected thins from water, closed businesses... Then there's staying at anther house - sleeping in a different bed, going off your diet etc...

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Monday, November 6, 2017

I'm Having Difficulty Walking, Could It Be My Back?



If your legs aren't working like they should or aren't healing like they should, it could be the back.

Remember that nerve impulses start in the brain and travel down the spinal cord, and to nerves, to every part of the body.

So when dealing with a leg issue, always look to the source. The Back could be the issue because it's higher up in the same pathway. The Back Dr’s specializes in pain relief for the neck and the lower back. We will help you have better posture, get better sleep and help you be more comfortable. Helping you find natural remedies for your active lifestyle.



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Monday, October 23, 2017

I Noticed Lower Back Pain When I Over Slept...



Sometimes being in one position for too long can result in pain. This may happen when you are at work or maybe in a vehicle etc.

You may also be in one position when you sleep. You may have trained yourself not to move around and bump your partner or all the covers have you packed into one immobile way you are laying down.

Sometimes the way you are lying down is the culprit. For example lying on your left side gives you some pain but you are so tired you fall asleep that way...

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

"I Apparently Have Some Bulging Discs, But No Pain?"

This is very good but doesn't mean you should ignore them. If you have discs that are bulging or protruding, it can be a sign that there is breakdown.

Probably one of the best things to do is get your spine checked by the Chiropractor. They can tell you if something really out of alignment and needs lining up. Keep in mind, that a healthy, in aligned spine, holds the discs in place better.

You may also be able to tell if your spine is way off line by looking at your posture.



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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Since I Have Improved My Posture, I Seem To Have Less Pains...



This makes sense because your posture directly relates to your spine. If your spine is out of alignment that means your posture is out of whack. This essentially means there's pressure on nerves. Pressure on nerves equals pain or other problems.

So, chances are if you are posture is good that means your spine is in alignment and that means there will be no pressure on nerves.

If all the nerves are free of pressure your body can work like it should and you'll have less pain.

Knowing your spine is out of alignment is good because you can do something about it. You won't always have pain right away because not all the nerves that you have can detect pain. So poor posture is a sign that you need to fix your spine or put things in alignment.

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

How Can I Choose A Chiropractor?



The best way is how you choose any professional, get recommendations. After that it's their location, their bedside manner, how they adjust you, maybe how you feel, etc...

Either way, you can always go somewhere else. I guess that's a perk of "freedom"! Go where you like, see who you like, and on and on.

Don't go by who your insurance company says to go to, or if their price is better, you name it.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Can The Arc4Life Pillow Help With More Than Just Pain?



I have had numerous people tell us how it helped them sleep better too. Sometimes sleeping better is a result of decreased pain but not always. I have come across many who move around too much or currently have a pillow that goes flat or is too high... Basically when you start to align the spine and free nerves from pressure, good things start to happen. It's just like see patients as a doctor; your not going to claim to cure this or that but when you fix something in their back, other good things happen. The Back Dr’s specializes in pain relief for the neck and the lower back. We will help you have better posture, get better sleep and help you be more comfortable. Helping you find natural remedies for your active lifestyle.

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

"I Haven't Really Had Pain, Should I Still Get Adjusted?



You can have nerve pressure and no pain; only a certain percentage of the nervous system detects pain.

That being you can have significant pressure on a nerve or nerves and not know it's there. Then one day you awake with pain or even something worse and say to yourself "hey I just got this problem today, but really the problem has been there for a long time.

So, the answer is to get Adjusted when you are hurting but get one to keep feeling good too. I personally would get adjusted very often and I was most often feeling good...

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

"After Being Adjusted I Couldn't Be Happier"

I'll never forget how a colleague called me to tell me how he knew someone who was trying to get pregnant for a very long time and had no success.

After getting adjusted however (I don't know many times (I do know she did get her low back adjusted). Whether it was a main factor in her getting pregnant we can't say for sure but you can surmise that it helped.

So the mom was obviously very happy, but so was her Chiropractor and so was I and many others I'm sure!

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Can The Chiropractic Adjustment Help My Headaches?



First let me say that about 90% of headaches come from the neck. A simple X-ray or plain film radiograph can show us the exact misalignments.

Keep in mind your Chiropractor with their trained hands can feel a lot. I even know of a case where someone that had bad headaches for years, after one adjustment felt much better.

I was also told that this individual was prescribed medications he knew had dangerous side effect, and since they find the seem to help anyway, he stopped taking them!

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

I Have Leg Pain, Is It Coming From My Back?



There is a good chance. Have you had any images for the lower back. An MRI will show the discs. An X-ray will show us the disc spaces.

On either image you may see jagged edges or misshaped bones telling us there's been degeneration or arthritis.

At the office a complete consult or history will tell us if the pain originates from the leg or if it's from the back. An exam will tell us exactly. So the next best thing may be a consultation and exam from your doctor. He will order the appropriate tests too ( an MRI for example).

If you are suffering from back or leg pain or even both contact us today. The Back Dr’s specializes in pain relief for the neck and the lower back. We will help you have better posture, get better sleep and help you be more comfortable. Helping you find natural remedies for your active lifestyle.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The XRay Report Said Spondylosis, What Does That Mean?



Spondylosis means degeneration. So on an X-ray or MRI it may mean some arthritis, disc space flattening, jagged edges on bones, etc...

As we get older and spinal misalignments have been there longer, there is a very good chance we have built up some arthritis.

Of course the longer things have been that way, the more severe the breakdown occurs. It also becomes more difficult to fix. Don't get me wrong though, it can still be improved and/or fixed. Start by using the Arc4life Traction Neck Pillow each night.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Simple Stretch That Can Keep the Back Loose...



Every morning make it a priority to do they need to chest stretch. Do one side then do the other, and then do both legs at the same time. My recommendation is to hold for about 30 seconds and relax. Repeat the stretch again another two times. Holding underneath the knee may work best whereas people who have knee problems or a replacement may have trouble holding on top of the knee.

The knee to chest stretch works well laying down but you can do one leg at a time standing as well.

So there you have it, the knee to chest stretch, a great stretch to loosen the back and hamstrings.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Spine Predicts "text neck" Epidemic From Phone Usage...



Yep, another person I know got rid of their house phone. That means they just use the cell phone. Hey, one friend I have must leave his house phone off because I call it and no one answers. The cell, on the other hand, he picks up right away...

A problem for many is that they develop something called text Neck or in other words tek neck! This happens when one always has their head down creating forward carriage or loss of the Cervical curve. So if you're always on your smart phone texting, on the internet, or whatever, watch out for neck problems.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

"How Does Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Work?"



The way it works is to pull the discs back into place, taking pressure off of the nerves. Those discs or disc that is injured causes inflammation which puts pressure on the nerves.

Once the disc is back in place it has a chance to heal. Think of the disks as "jelly donuts"; a thicker crust on the outside and jelly on the inside. If we put the jelly back and seal up the crust it will, for the most part, be okay.

That's what drx non-surgical spinal decompression does. It helps to put the disc back in place allowing it to heal.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

What is the difference between a disc herniation and a disc bulge?



Let's define each and this will explain the difference. Keep in mind that both of these could cause severe pain. The pressure can cause pain but also nerve pressure could be become numbness and tingling, or burning and more.

When you have a disc bulge that tells me that the outer disc literally "bulges" outward much like a tire or balloon that gets pumped up too far; you can see part that expands out. Where as a herniation or protrusion the inner disc comes out or breaks out causing pressure and closes much of the space the nerve travels in.

In the case of the herniation, the inner disc or the nucleus pulposis breaks out or crosses the annulus fibrosis or out of disc boundaries. Whereas, in the case of the bulged disc, the outer disc, or annulus, expands out.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Back Pain Caused By My Dog



I've definitely heard this a number of times. Whether it's from bending over to fill the food bowl or scoop up something or even Pain from the dog sleeping up against you.

I thing one of the biggest culprits of back pain is when they take off unexpectedly and you are holding the leash! Can you say "body whiplash"?

The bottom line is that we've had many people come into the office for a Chiropractic adjustment. If it's a disc issue they can also use drx9000 non-surgical spinal decompression.

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