According to studies, the majority of the population (80%) will experience back pain at some time during their life, and for many, their back pain will have long-term effects to their lifestyle and their health. Read more from this chiropractic article on dealing with back pain.
Everyone will experience neck pain sometime during their life. Neck pain can have a multitude of causes. Sometime you can have neck pain from something as simple as sleeping in the wrong position or spending too much time texting. In other cases such as accidents or injuries, in addition to experiencing neck pain there may be damage to the nerves, tendons, muscles, and even the vertebrae itself. Read more from this chiropractic article on treating neck pain.
Sciatica: Lower Back and Leg Pain
Sciatica, which is pain felt anywhere along the length of the sciatic nerve, is very common, and many people will experience some sciatic pain or discomfort at sometime in their life. Read more from this chiropractic article on dealing with sciatica pain.
Often, we see patients that come to our office saying they have been diagnosed with a pinched nerve, or feel they have a pinched nerve. A pinched nerve can show itself through many symptoms. In each case, there is something wrong, and the nerve is irritated, being compressed from inflammation, or being pinched by the vertebrae. Read more about pinched nerves in this chiropractic article.
Whiplash injuries are caused by a quick jerk, or jolt to the head, typically during a vehicle accident. A whiplash injury can happen in half the time it takes for the muscles in your neck to react to try and protect your neck and head. Whiplash injuries can happen when your neck gets whipped to and fro or side to side. Read more about whiplash injuries.
Accidents & Injuries
After experiencing an accident or injury, we usually pause to do a quick check it see if we feel ok. However, the full extent of an injury may not manifest itself immediately. Many people will experience future problems that can be traced back to the original injury which was not treated properly causing your health and the function(s) of your body to degenerate. Read more about accidents and injuries.
Text Neck refers to pain caused by texting that starts in the neck and upper back. Text Neck is a growing problem because so many people, including children, are constantly using smart phones, iPads, handheld computers and video games. Read more about text neck in this chiropractic article.
I am often asked, "Why Chiropractic?" or “Why should I see a chiropractor if I feel fine?” The latter question is the most frequently asked, so I’d like to explain a little more and hopefully give you a better understanding of why chiropractic should be a part of your healthy lifestyle, just as it is a part of mine. Learn why chiropractic care is so important for your health.
Ear Infections in Children
At Tuckahoe Family Chiropractic, we see a lot of families and their children. Often parents are surprised when we mention that we regularly give chiropractic adjustments to babies and children. When they stop to think about it, they realize this is healthy common sense. Babies and children have spines and nervous systems just like adults, and children need to function properly, too! Learn more about children and ear infections.
Children and Chiropractic Care
Children who have chiropractic care have fewer missed days of school, better coordination and performance on school sports teams, concentrate and focus better, have better digestion and absorption of food nutrients, and less stiffness and pain. Learn more about children and chiropractic care.
Pregnancy and Chiropractic Care
Chiropractic is important for expectant mothers. Nerve impulses into the womb will play an integral role in the child’s progress. Structurally, the child is at rest inside the pelvic cavity. Spinal distortion, pelvic rotation, and subluxation can all have a negative effect on not only the likelihood of conception but also on development and delivery. Learn how chiropractic care can reduce stress during your pregnancy, and improve the health of you and your baby.
Sleep and Chiropractic Care
There is nothing more dissatisfying than heading to bed after an exhausting day and being unable to fall asleep, or waking up and still feeling tired. But chiropractic can help! One of the most common things patients tell us after their first adjustment is that they sleep exceptionally well, and that throughout their care, they sleep better and better. Learn how chiropractic care can help you sleep better.
Stress and Chiropractic Care
The human body and all of its functions are incredibly complex. We have the ability to adapt to physical, mental, and chemical stress at a fundamental level. Our lifestyles create or diminish stress depending on diet, physical activity, attitude, posture, past history of trauma, and the environment we live in. Learn how chiropractic care can help you manage your stress.
What is Graston Technique?
Graston Technique is a proven way to detect and effectively treat soft tissue injuries, issues, and mobility problems. Graston Technique has allowed chiropractors to deal with fascial restrictions, scar tissue, and range of motion culminating in improved results for our patients using specially designed stainless steel instruments and specific exercises. Learn more about the Graston Technique.
What is a Chiropractic Adjustment?
What exactly is a chiropractic adjustment? This is a common question in our office, by new and veteran patients alike. The entire chiropractic profession is based on the adjustment. However, what is happening within your body when you are adjusted, and how can the adjustment be so life-changing for so many people? Learn more about how beneficial a chiropractic adjustment is.
Relieve Allergies with Chiropractic Care
Millions of people struggle with allergies. Some people are affected to the extent that they are limited in their outdoor activities, or dread facing the allergies that Spring brings.
Headaches & Migraines and Chiropractic Care
Headaches are very common symptom experienced by 9 out of 10 Americans. Studies show that 95% of all headaches come from subluxations (misalignments) in the cervical (neck) spine.
Shoulder and Arm Pain & Chiropractic Care
Arm and shoulder pain can manifest itself in various ways. It can include discomfort or numbness, or even tingling into the arms and hands. Chiropractors successfully treat arm pain and shoulder pain for our patients on a daily basis.
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