Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

Nutrition for a Healthy Back

As most patients are well aware, good nutrition and a balanced diet are important components of overall health. What may surprise people with back problems is that diet, nutrition and maintaining a healthy weight also play a major role in the back - including preventing many problems and healing from injuries.

http://www.spine-health.com/wellness/nutrition-diet-weight-loss/food-thought-diet-and-nutrition-a-healthy-back

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Lower Spine Anatomy and Pain

The spine in the lower back has several unique characteristics that allow for normal motion, but are also prone to injury.

http://www.spine-health.com/conditions/spine-anatomy/lumbar-spine-anatomy-and-pain

Friday, April 8, 2016

Graston Technique for Back Pain

The Graston Technique is a form of manual therapy known as soft-tissue instrument-assisted mobilization. It is one of a number of manual therapy approaches that uses instruments with a specialized form of massage/scraping the skin gently.

http://www.spine-health.com/treatment/chiropractic/graston-technique-instrument-assisted-soft-tissue-manual-therapy-back-pain

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Sleep Positioning + Different Pillows

Sleep position is a key factor in choosing the best pillow for both body alignment and comfort. Fortunately for consumers, many pillows are labeled for specific sleep positions.

http://www.spine-health.com/wellness/sleep/pillows-different-sleeping-positions

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Lower Back Pain Triage

In the assessment of lower back pain, differential diagnosis utilizing a "triage" concept of classifying low back injuries into one of three categories helps to guide the doctor of chiropractic. Click below to read more.

http://www.spine-health.com/treatment/chiropractic/chiropractic-diagnosis