Making Decisions About Home Care

  • Adopt These Strategies To Lessen Your Risk Of A Neck Or Back Injury In A Car Accident

    4 July 2016

    Being in a car accident puts you at a serious risk of injuring your neck or back. While your local chiropractor should be able to eliminate your pain and restore your mobility, it can often be a challenging period in the weeks and months following an accident. Safe-driving techniques are integral to staying out of trouble on the road, but you'll occasionally encounter an instant in which an accident is unavoidable — perhaps you lose control of your vehicle due to a flat tire or you see a motorist run a red light.

  • How Stress Might Be Triggering Your Psoriasis

    4 July 2016

    Living with psoriasis can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but did you realize that you might be inducing the flare ups you experience simply from the stress you have in life? Stress is a huge trigger for psoriasis, and having psoriasis can make you feel more stressed. If you want to reduce the frequency and severity of your psoriasis flare ups, you may want to learn how this is connected and find ways to treat your stress.

  • Treatment Options For Pelvic Floor Prolapse

    21 June 2016

    If you suffer from urinary incontinence, pain during intercourse, or feelings like your female parts are placing too much pressure on your vagina, you may suffer from something called pelvic floor prolapse. This condition affects women of all ages, but is more common with older women and those that have given birth to babies. Your gynecologist can diagnose this condition and offer options for treating it. Here are three things to understand about it.

  • Three Ways To Make Your Physical Rehab A Success

    6 June 2016

    If you're about to start physical therapy, chances are you've been researching clinics and techniques. But don't forget that successfully treating a condition or recovering from physical trauma involves more than just showing up to the rehab clinic and going through the motions. Any time you undertake physical therapy, you're undertaking a rebuilding process that benefits from close examination and involvement. Here are three ways you can make your physical therapy sessions more productive and successful.

  • Managing Your Anxiety Without Medication

    5 May 2016

    Anxiety affects people of all ages and from all walks of life. While some variations of anxiety are more severe than others, patients who have been officially diagnosed are often prescribed a variety of different medications designed to help relieve stress and calm nerves. In some cases, medicine can create more problems including potentially dangerous side effects and possible problems with addiction. If you want to learn how to calm your anxiety without prescriptions, follow these helpful tips to keep yourself calmer so you can live a more relaxed life.

  • How To Help Your Plantar Fasciitis Caused By Cycling

    5 May 2016

    Cycling is a fun, competitive sport, and it helps keep you in great physical shape. However, it can be hard on your feet, especially if you don't take great care in picking out the socks and shoes you wear. Plantar fasciitis is a condition you can develop due to the repetitive motion of cycling. It makes cycling painful, but even worse, the pain stays with you during the day and night, making it difficult to go about your usual activities.

  • What You Need To Know About Having A Baby In The Posterior Position

    3 May 2016

    If you are pregnant you might be wondering what you should expect from the delivery. The position of your baby will determine a lot about your labor and delivery. The ideal position for the baby is the anterior position, meaning that the back of the baby is facing you and their face is toward your spine. However, in some situations the baby will be posterior, this means that the child's back is sitting against your back.