How Do Probiotics Help Me?

Probiotics have been around for many years. It was not until the earlier part of the first decade of this century that the study and evaluation of probiotics has accelerated. Many claims have been made, but what are the benefits of probiotics to your health and your family? What are the dangers? Are all probiotics […]

After Pregnancy Care Of The Lower Back

Always remember to lift properly with your “nose and toes” in alignment to prevent lower back pain. If you’re lifting with the baby in front of you, the lower back is stronger than if the lift occurs with the lower back twisted. This is very important when using an infant car seat. The use of a […]

Sciatica and Chiropractic Care

Leg pain or sciatica is a common complaint. The question arises, is the pain true sciatica or is it caused by something else other than a pinched nerve in the spine. There is bountiful literature regarding with the use of drugs or surgery for treatment for sciatic nerve pain. Granted there are times when this […]

I’m Pregnant, Can I Have Chiropractic Treatment?

Chiropractic care is often utilized for lower back pain during pregnancy. Back pain is the most common complaint of women seeking care when pregnant. It has been reported that up to 50% of pregnancies manifest lower back pain. Chiropractic treatment has been recommended by obstetricians as they recognize the importance of their patient’s comfort during […]

Lower Back Braces

Doctors who treat lower back injuries are sometimes asked by their patients if they should wear a lower back brace or support during treatment, at work or indefinitely. When braces were first used for lower back pain, it was thought that it would help to stabilize the back and prevent further injury. This is the […]