I suffer from ongoing neck pain. My favorite ‘adjustment’ at the chiropractor’s office (up til now) has been what I refer to as ‘the neck crack’ or ‘that one that twists your neck’. Then, I read about the dangers of having a chiropractor crack your neck, so I studied up on it. Here’s what I’ve learned about neck manipulation — both from having it done myself and from talking to my chiropractor and others about it.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a compressed nerve in the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway on the palm side of your wrist. It typically causes pain and numbness/tingling. You might notice it more at night if your hands "fall asleep". Here you'll find everything you need to know about carpal tunnel symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Do you like getting massages? I do, in fact it’s my favorite personal treat. There are many different types of massages to choose from — each has different benefits. From deep tissue massage to hot stone massage, there’s a style and unique benefit for everyone. Here’s what you can expect from each type of massage.
Acupuncture benefits those of us who prefer a holistic approach to medical issues. We live in an over-medicated society and sometimes alternative approaches (like an acupuncture treatment or two) are a better option than prescriptions. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of acupuncture therapy. Does your dog or cat have aches and pains? See how acupuncture can help your pets, too!
Do you have a ganglion cyst? I do! I’ve had it for years — it comes and goes. Here’s what I’ve learned about Ganglion cysts, ganglion cyst treatment, and ganglion cyst removal. Basically a ganglion cyst does not require treatment, but if it’s causing you pain or is just in a bad spot then you might want to have it surgically removed. Here’s what I’ve learned.
I see a chiropractor for back, neck, and shoulder pain. My chiropractor gave me his tips for the best sleep positions, how to keep your body in alignment yourself, and how to treat lower back pain — so I’m sharing them with you.
Do you have an office job? Sit behind a computer for a living? You can avoid the most common desk job health risks with these 5 simple tips.
I’ve had to deal with carpal tunnel for years and I’ve tried many carpal tunnel syndrome treatment options. My mother has struggled with it for years, and she recently went through the carpal tunnel syndrome surgery. So I am very familiar with this condition. Here’s my $.02 on surgery for carpal tunnel and other carpal tunnel treatments.
If you are a looking for neck pain treatment, then you’ll be thrilled to learn that help is right at your fingertips, and it takes less than 5 minutes to do these neck stretches… that REALLY work! Seriously, I suffered from chronic neck pain and it’s possible to find neck pain relief without spending a ton of money.
I was actually very, very VERY skeptical of chiropractors at first. But, after visiting a chiropractor for nearly 2 years now, I’m now singing the praises of chiropractic care. Here’s why.
If you have weakness in your hand or wrist, and your hand or wrist becomes easily fatigued after a certain amount of time at the computer, then you may be experiencing early signs of RSI — Repetitive Strain Injury. RSI is the underlying problem behind carpal tunnel syndrome.