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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.