Healthy Options for Caring for Back Pain

Back pain is a very common complaint. It is often due to a misalignment in the spine caused by an accident or an injury, even a minor one. It may be tempting to simply ice the pain and hope that it goes away. Unfortunately, more care is often required to ensure a healthy, strong back [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:21+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Back Pain|Comments Off on Healthy Options for Caring for Back Pain

Various Health Problems Linked to Improper Neck Alignment

If a person experiences improper neck alignment, a number of health problems can ensue. Visual disturbances can be a direct result of this. The following are examples of disorders that affect the eye or have visual problems as a symptom: Pink eye Exophthalmos Diplopia Vertigo Meniere’s disease Migraines These are sometimes difficult to diagnose properly [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Various Health Problems Linked to Improper Neck Alignment

NUCCA and the Importance of a Healthy Spine for Athletes

Whether an adult or a child takes part in sports, it is vital to their performance and health to have a properly aligned spine, and that’s where NUCCA comes in. Before we discuss what NUCCA is, consider this. Most of us have seen professional athletes on the field before the game and during practice doing [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Posture|Comments Off on NUCCA and the Importance of a Healthy Spine for Athletes

How to Help Alleviate Symptoms of Torticollis

One may wonder exactly what is torticollis? It is a condition in which the head is made to tip to one side causing the neck to twist and the chin to be turned opposite. It often happens due to damage that has been incurred in the spine, nervous system, or muscles. It may be hereditary [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Neck Pain|Comments Off on How to Help Alleviate Symptoms of Torticollis

Is Neck Surgery the Right Option?

Many people consider neck surgery if traditional methods have not proven effective in treating their pain. However, it is important to consider the risks involved. The neck is a very fragile part of the body and, because of this, surgery tends to come with a higher risk factor. The risks involved can lead to more [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Is Neck Surgery the Right Option?

Help for Shoulder Pain in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Most people don’t give their shoulders much thought, that is until they begin to hurt. Shoulder pain is a very common complaint. Once they begin to give a person trouble, one realizes that he should have been taking better care of them throughout the years. The most common reason for shoulder pain has to do [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Shoulder Pain|Comments Off on Help for Shoulder Pain in Apple Valley, Minnesota

Is “Text-Neck” Causing Neck Pain to Become More Common?

A phenomenon known as the text-neck epidemic has become part of today’s society. It has to do with the damage done to one’s spine due to constantly looking down at a phone or other electronic device. It is being seen particularly in the younger generation as they have more access to cell phones and other [...]

2017-09-19T00:15:22+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Neck Pain|Comments Off on Is “Text-Neck” Causing Neck Pain to Become More Common?

Some Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

Not every change that is experienced in the body is indicative of a disease such as multiple sclerosis. Some changes are for our good. Sometimes the body goes through a cleansing cycle, such as when women experience menstruation. The body protects us from invasive bacteria and infections. And, sometimes, changes in the body simply indicate [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:20+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Multiple sclerosis|Comments Off on Some Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

The Basics of Basilar Migraines in Apple Valley MN

One type of migraine headache is called the basilar migraine. They are caused by a disruption in the brainstem. Before an actual migraine comes on, the person will have an aura. This may include dizziness, seeing double, and having problems with coordination. It occurs between 10 and 45 minutes before the head pain begins. Vertigo [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Headaches, Migraine headaches, Migraine Headaches|Comments Off on The Basics of Basilar Migraines in Apple Valley MN

Osteoarthritis: Preventing Arthritis from Settling in the Spine

It may be unusual to hear of someone experiencing arthritis in the spine. However, it is very commonplace. Many times we hear about a person having arthritis in other body parts, such as the hands and knees, but it is a fact that it can affect the spine. Some names for this type of arthritis [...]

2017-09-19T00:16:21+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Arthritis|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis: Preventing Arthritis from Settling in the Spine