Pain is complicated. The treatment of chronic pain has always been at the forefront of many healthcare providers. Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care. For some time, the treatment of chronic pain was often reduced or limited to the prescription of strong opioids, which—for some people—caused dependency issues.
In today’s high-paced online world, many Americans find themselves sitting for long periods and suffering from pain caused by bad posture, prolonged periods of sitting, and moving the body too little. Other professions like construction or manual labor, may require a lot more physical strain that also has repercussions. Moving too little and moving incorrectly
Most of our daily tasks involve the movement of our spine. Sitting down at the computer or dinner table, standing up, turning to grab an item, catching a ball, jumping, running, and everything in between requires the stabilization or movement of our spinal cords. Many of us might not think too much about it until
It seems like everyone has some sort of back pain these days. It could result from the stressful events and lifestyle changes the nation has gone through, like working from home. Simply put, back pains can ruin your day. Your spine is the pillar and foundation of your entire body, after all. It withstands significant
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As such, we’d like to highlight how chiropractic care can help relieve breast cancer-related pain, especially post-surgery or after chemotherapy. The Southwest Chiropractic team is in full support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, is currently undergoing