27Jun, 2018

How soon after having a baby can I see a chiropractor?

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How soon after having a baby can I see a chiropractor? There is nothing more exciting than growing your family and bringing new life into this world. Chiropractic care can play an important role in the way your body adapts to changes throughout your pregnancy.  Vaginal Delivery If you have an uncomplicated vaginal delivery, you can be seen by your chiropractor as soon as you are comfortable enough to leave the house. If you have any concerns or are apprehensive to receive care, we will work with you to modify […]
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27Jun, 2018

Can I see a chiropractor after having spinal fusion surgery?

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Can I see a chiropractor after having spinal fusion surgery? Yes….but probably not for that area. Spinal fusion surgery is an orthopedic or neurosurgical procedure that joins two vertebrae together to create a fusion at a specific spinal level. These techniques are designed to stop the motion of a painful vertebral segment or to treat a weak or unstable segment of the spine. After the surgery, the two segments that were joined together function like one solid piece of bone. As a result, your chiropractor would not be able to […]
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27Jun, 2018

How soon after breast augmentation can I get adjusted?

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How soon after breast augmentation can I get adjusted? Typical heal time for breast augmentation can differ depending on where and how the implants were inserted, as well as how healthy the patient is at the time of the surgery. Most patients feel pretty rough the first few days and do not leave the house. But after a week or two, the patient can have certain areas like the neck, extremities, and possibly low back adjusted. Manipulations that position the patient on their stomach or apply force through the upper back […]
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26Jun, 2018

How Soon After Surgery Can I be Adjusted?

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How soon after surgery can you see a chiropractor? A common question that we are often asked is how soon after surgery can I visit my chiropractor? In short, the answer varies based on the type of procedure that was performed and what region of your body is affected. Minor surgeries Minor surgeries, such as skin incisions or joint injections, do not require time away before being treated, with very few exceptions. Major surgeries If you have a more significant procedure, joint replacement surgery (hip, knee, etc.), your chiropractor will modify […]
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9Jun, 2018

Best 3 Foam Roller Exercises for Upper Back Pain

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Best 3 Foam Roller Exercises for Upper Back Pain 1) Roll out the upper back Start sitting on the floor with the foam roller behind you perpendicular to your spine. Keep you feet flat on the floor. Lay on the foam roller with it under your midback. Your hands should be behind your ears with your elbows out wide. Use your core and support yourself while rolling towards your feet so the roller goes up your spine. When you hit a spot that feels tight, hold there for 20-30 seconds. […]
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26Mar, 2018

Best Climbing Stretches

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Dynamic warm-up Get your body moving and warm with movement based stretches that replicate climbing moves. Then do a warm-up climb that is several grades below your level to get the blood pumping and your muscles moving. Hip knee Hip opener   Flag Reverse Flag Shoulder Rolls Self myofascial release on the forearms   Tricep stretch Shoulder stretches
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5Mar, 2018

5 ways to make your maintenance adjustments last longer

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5 ways to make your maintenance adjustments last longer 1) Follow your initial treatment plan This will not only help you get out of your acute pain, but will fix the problem.  It’s much easier to maintain future adjustments if you solve the problem that brought you in the first place 2) avoid the initial action that caused the problem in the first place If your problem is poor posture at your desk improving your posture at your desk to stop improperly using the muscles that cause the pain in […]
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5Mar, 2018

Dance Injuries- Taking time off

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Will Taking Time Off Fix Me? Well, maybe. It all depends on your injury. If you are sore from training very hard, time off will make you feel like new. If you had a minor incident, time off with some ice will also do you some good.  You may have “tweaked” your back when you twisted just right, lifted your partner in a weird way, or rolled your ankle a little when you landed, ice and rest will help. However, if you have an overuse injury, it is likely from […]
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12Sep, 2017

Whiplash

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5 Facts About Whiplash While car accidents are the most common cause of whiplash, you don’t have to be in a car to get whiplash-You can get whiplash from a fall, or from high-impact sports, such as snowboarding, skiing, boxing, football, or gymnastics. Most whiplash injuries are not serious and heal fully with care Signs of serious neck injury, such as fracture, are usually evident in early assessments. Health care professionals trained to treat whiplash are alert for these signs. Pain, stiffness and other symptoms of Grades I or II […]
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