13 October 2016
If you are an athlete, you may think that a chiropractor can only help you if you are injured. However, several athletes use chiropractors to help them avoid injury and gain a competitive advantage in their sport. Below are the three ways that chiropractors work with athletes throughout their careers. Injury Prevention with Regular Assessments and Maintenance The misalignment of the spine and pelvis can contribute to several types of sports injuries, including chronic pain, strains, and serious trauma.
13 October 2016
Although every chiropractor is different, they all want to improve your health and help you to make better choices to keep your musculoskeletal system in good shape. Because of this, there are several lifestyle choices that are frequently recommended by chiropractors (as well as other doctors) for patients who are generally healthy and would like to remain so. Here are three of these choices and why they're so often recommended.
13 October 2016
Although it is relatively rare in the general population, osteochondritis dissecans, or OCD, tends to be more common in young male athletes. This disorder occurs when part of a bone, typically located in the knee, is injured and cut off from its blood supply. If blood flow is not restored to the area, that segment of bone will eventually die, grow brittle, and get knocked loose from the healthy bone tissue around it.
15 June 2016
When it comes to choosing a chiropractor, you cannot assume that one practitioner is as good as another. Instead, what you will find is that even small differences between one chiropractor and another can affect the quality of care that you receive. Thus, you should have some criteria in mind when you set out to choose the chiropractor that is best suited to help you overcome your maladies. Stature When you choose a medical practitioner, you may not be used to considering the doctor's physical stature, but chiropractors are unique among medical professionals.
6 July 2015
Summer is a certainly a season during which most people are busy and active. Between playing in the pool, taking hikes, barbecuing, and riding your bike in the nice weather, you're likely putting a lot of stress on your body this season. This is not necessarily a bad thing – exercise and being outdoors are great for your health. You should, however, make sure you're taking a little time to focus on whole-body wellness and rejuvenation this summer, so your body stays strong and able to tackle those fun summer tasks!
18 June 2015
Regular chiropractic adjustments can greatly restore your quality of life if you've been sidelined by back pain, but you owe it to yourself to take a proactive role in your physical health on the days that you don't visit the chiropractor's office. Although a myriad of lifestyle changes, such as changing your posture and taking measures to reduce your stress, can lessen your back pain, getting some exercise is also a useful strategy.
9 June 2015
Does your child have cerebral palsy and you are seeking other forms of therapy to help your child? Here are three types of alternative treatments for children with cerebral palsy. Chiropractic Care A chiropractor (such as one from Lincoln Chiropractic Center) treats disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine. Through spinal adjustments, they help patients acquire a healthy nervous system. The brain communicates to the rest of the body through the nervous system.