Knee pain is something that can heavily impact the quality of your lifestyle, which is why you should consider these treatments that will help you avoid knee surgery. Whether you are trying to manage OsteoArthritis pain or you’re suffering from a sports-related injury, knee surgery is something that is costly, painful, and sometimes not even effective. Why waste money when there are plenty of other options that will help you rebuild the strength and use of your knee? [Read more…]
Have you been to the doctor lately? Chances are you’ve not only been, but you went because of an issue with your back. The American Chiropractic Association found that more that 50 percent of working Americans suffer from back pain each year and that back pain ranks as the number two reason people see a doctor. While there are many ways to address back pain, we want to talk about the best dress shoes for back pain and how to choose them for yourself.
Shoes can make a huge difference in back pain. Think about it. The foundation of your spine is your feet. If your feet are out of alignment, then chances are your back is too, causing back pain. That’s why it’s important to select shoes that will help correct poor body alignment and support proper body alignment. [Read more…]
Are you ready for this? Arthritis is the nation’s No. 1 cause of disability! Shocking, we know. Within the arthritis category, there are many types of the ailment, but OsteoArthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, affecting nearly 27 million Americans. What’s more, almost 1 out of every 2 people symptoms of will develop OsteoArthritis of the knee pain in their lifetime, according to the Center for Disease Control. Chances are you have or know someone that has or will have OA, so take note of these 5 surprising facts about OsteoArthritis of the knee pain. [Read more…]
Sports medicine is a fast growing field. The opportunity to work for a professional sports team and not only interact, but care for sports stars is pretty enticing. Although the life of an NFL trainer is rough, there are many that love their jobs. Trainers are responsible for educating athletes on injury prevention, advising athletes on proper recovery techniques, and how to maintain a healthy body for the long haul. We’ve got the inside scoop on all of these and more. [Read more…]
Scottsdale Chiropractor Dr. Charles Clark tells all about the reasons for, benefits of, as well as the best do’s and don’ts for stretching.
Ouch! We’ve all seen that athlete bite the dust so hard it makes the onlooking crowd gasp in unison. There’s nothing like watching an athlete compete, whether professional or amateur; the physical excursion and skill is something to be admired. But those falls, wow! Like pro athletes, weekend warriors like you and me also get injured. However, we don’t have a team of professional trainers around to help minimize the damage of our injuries and immediately begin the healing process. Be it a weekend, an out-of-town event, the office is closed; sometimes you have to wait a few hours or a few days to the doc. But that doesn’t mean you have to be in pain the whole time. Today, we’ll give you some tips on sports injury treatments you can do until you can make it to the doctor or physical therapist. [Read more…]
Mesa Chiropractor Dr. Brad Howell, DC of Arrowhead Health Centers in Mesa, has been fighting pain his whole career. “Pain is the enemy and fighting pain is the reason I get up every morning – It’s a great fight!” As an avid golfer, hiker, and musician, he says that sometimes the best medicine for pain is to counter it with exercise. [Read more…]