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What Is Radial Pressure Wave (RPW) Therapy And What Does It Treat? Feb 18th, 2022

There are many different therapeutic techniques that can be used to address issues with the musculoskeletal system, which is the network of bones, muscles, and connective tissues within our body. One lesser-known, but highly effective treatment is known as Radial Pressure Wave therapy. WHAT IS RADIAL PRESSURE WAVE THERAPY? Radial...

Benefits Of Getting Chiropractic Adjustments Nov 16th, 2021

When you visit your chiropractor, you might hear them talk about something called a chiropractic adjustment. This is for the musculoskeletal system which is the network of bones, muscles, and connective tissues that allow us to stand up straight, assume different positions, and move about. Chiropractic adjustments are one technique...

Benefits Of Chiropractic Care For Sports Injuries Aug 12th, 2021

Although most commonly associated with helping with back pain, there are many different reasons why people choose to visit a chiropractor. Sports injuries are just one. If you have ever participated in sport on either an amateur or professional level, you’ll know that the risk of experiencing an injury is...

Why You Should Get Tested For Allergies? Jun 22nd, 2021

Did you know that around 1 in 4 people suffer from allergies, making them one of the most common conditions to affect the U.S. population. Allergies occur when the body’s immune system overreacts to a particular substance because it believes it to be harmful. Sometimes these reactions are fairly minor,...

How Do Joint Injections Help? Feb 3rd, 2021

As their name suggests, joint injections are a method of administering medication directly into the source of your pain. By giving treatment in this way, the medication can start to take effect much more quickly, meaning that you also reap the benefits faster. The medication that is injected is usually...

Am I A Candidate For Joint Injections? Oct 31st, 2020

The American College of Rheumatology defines a joint injection as a slightly invasive treatment that relieves joint inflammation temporarily. Joint injections can treat the pain and inflammation in your joints. At the same time, your rheumatologist can use it to determine if the pain is truly coming from your joints....

How Chiropractic Care Can Help With Sleep Aug 14th, 2020

When was the last time you woke up feeling truly refreshed and ready to start your day full of physical and mental energy? If you honestly can’t remember, you aren’t alone. Many people suffer from sleep disorders. In fact, the American Sleep Association (ASA) estimates that as many as 50...

What To Know Before Getting A Cortisone Injection? Aug 4th, 2020

Also known as hydrocortisone or steroid injections, cortisone injections are a common treatment used for a range of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders. The substance within the injection is known as a corticosteroid, which shouldn’t be confused with anabolic steroids. Corticosteroids are an-inflammatory medications, that are a man-made version of two...

Getting The Best Out Of B12: Injections, Pills Or Food Mar 31st, 2020

B12, or to give it its full name Cobalamin, is a water-soluble B-vitamin that plays a vital role in various areas of our health and wellbeing. It is primarily found in products including lean beef, fatty fish, dairy, eggs and fortified foods meaning that we can get a steady supply...

What Is A Chiropractic Weight Loss Program? Feb 12th, 2019

There is no getting around the fact that, for most of us at least, losing weight is hard. It can seem that we only have to look at a slice of cake to put on weight, but when we try to shift the pounds, we need to put in plenty...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help In Treating Lower Back Pain Jan 28th, 2019

Back pain is an extremely common problem and will affect the majority of us at some point during our lifetime. Although back pain can affect any part of this area of our body, most patients find that the discomfort they experience is situated in the lower part of their back,...

Benefits Of Chair Massages At Work Jan 2nd, 2019

Depending on what type of work you do, you may find that you spend a large proportion of your day sat down. Unless you pay close attention to your posture at all times, or you have a special, ergonomic chair, you probably sit in a position that is not very...

How To Treat Back Pain From Lifting Weights Dec 4th, 2018

Many people are surprised to learn just how highly beneficial weight lifting can be as an exercise. As a form of strength training, regularly lifting weights promotes cardiovascular fitness, strength, a healthy metabolism, and even good bone health.However, it also places great strain on various parts of your body, including...

Benefits Of B12 Injections Oct 29th, 2018

Back pain is a problem that will affect most people at some point during our lifetime. Sometimes there appears to be no apparent underlying cause, and instead, the pain comes and goes away on its own accord.However, living with the effects of chronic back pain can be debilitating. Not only...

Benefits Of Low Testosterone Therapy Sep 7th, 2018

Testosterone is a naturally-occurring hormone found in both men and women, but levels are significantly higher in the male species and are responsible for many of the changes that boys go through during puberty. This includes growth of hair on the body, deepening voice and sperm production. WHAT IS A...

Candidates For Chiropractic Care Aug 31st, 2018

Chiropractic care is a type of medicine during which the practitioner, known as a chiropractor, manipulates the spine and body to help relieve problems with the joints, muscles, and bones. Although this is the primary role of many chiropractors, an increasing number of practitioners now offer care packages that focus...

Tape It Up: How Does Kinesiology Tape Work? Jul 9th, 2018

By Kelly O'Mara The brightly colored tape is being seen on endurance athletes everywhere, but what does it do? Although it can be applied in a variety of patterns, the tape predominantly works in a few key ways. Kinesiology tape offers structural or muscle support; it can correct postural problems...

How Can Chiropractics Help With Weight Loss? Mar 12th, 2018

Chiropractic treatment is a type of complementary medicine that is largely associated with improving the mobility and function of the back through manual manipulation of the spine. However, many people do not realize that in addition to this, chiropractors can also offer care relating to other aspects of well-being, including...

Top Benefits Of Chiropractic Care Feb 16th, 2018

Contrary to the belief of many, a visit to the chiropractor is more than just an intensive massage. Chiropractic care is largely considered to be a highly safe and effective treatment for a range of physical health problems, and in particular a bad back. This is because conventional chiropractic care...

Chiropractic Care In Children Jan 5th, 2018

Most people believe that chiropractic care is primarily for adults. However, chiropractors have been caring for children for more than a century, and it has been proven to be able to help with a variety of different common childhood ailments. As a result, an increasing number of people are now...

Chiropractic Treatment For Migraines And Headaches Dec 7th, 2017

If you have ever felt a throbbing in your temples, an acute pain behind your eyes, or unbelievable tension in any part of your head, then you are not alone. Up to 250 million work days are lost each year as the result of extreme headaches. While for many of...

Pain Management With Trigger Point Injections Nov 14th, 2017

Muscle pain can be debilitating. From persistent aches to acute discomfort, as many as 12% of the U.S. population suffers with some degree of chronic pain that prevents them from enjoying life to the fullest. Learning to manage pain can be a long, complicated process of trial and error. Many...

Rehab Exercises For A Healthy Back Jun 29th, 2017

Individuals who are frequented by lower back pain are strongly advised to exercise on a regular basis. This serves to supplement rehabilitative exercise, another commonly prescribed treatment option for people with lower back pain. Unfortunately, most are not given the theoretical teachings and tools for them to be able to...

About Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease Jun 29th, 2017

Cervical degenerative disc disease is a common constion seen in our Scottsdale office. It frequently manifests itself through pain radiating from either the neck or arm. The condition occurs when one or multiple discs that function as a cushion in the cervical spine begins to weaken over time as the...