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Chiropractic Wellness

Herniated Discs & What Causes them

A herniated disc occurs when the outer portion of a spinal disc breaks down and the inner potion leaks out.The inner portion of the disc that extrudes can then irritate or compress nearby nerves, causing radiating pain.A spinal disc acts as a shock absorber between the vertebrae of the spine, and allows for movement in the spine. The durable outer portion of a disc, called the annulus fibrosus, serves to contain the soft inner portion of the disc, the nucleus pulposus.The majority of herniated discs occur in the lumbar region of the spine. Any contact between the nerves and inflammatory...

Make an Adjustment to your 2017 Resolutions

With the New Year approaching, it is common for everyone to run around making last minute gift purchases, collecting receipts and documents in preparation for tax season and the popular New Year's resolutions that of course includes weight loss, money, and even new ways of thinking.But, how many of us prioritize medical care?  Is medical care even on our "To Do" list? There's a popular debate about whether Yearly Wellness Checkups are necessary.  And, if you're fortunate to have a good health condition and thus, live a healthy lifestyle that might be true to you.  However, taking preventative action on time...

A List of Chiropractic Services for All of Your Needs

We provide a comprehensive list of chiropractic services, based on traditional chiropractic medicine that not only relieves symptoms but also treats the root of the problem. Today, there are two main types of chiropractors. Chiropractors that focus on merely relieving symptoms, like some types of medical doctors, and traditional chiropractors who actually use subluxation remedies by structurally correcting the spine. Instead of just making adjustments and providing oral medication until you feel better, we offer traditional chiropractic practices that relieve interferences in nerve impulse and correct your back and neck problems permanently.Keeping in line with our philosophy to wholly heal...

Chiropractic Wellness Care Can Help You Achieve Better Overall Health

If you are searching for better overall health and body wellness, visit our office for chiropractic wellness care. Our natural preventative techniques can be applied to all aspects of your body health to help you achieve the optimum overall health. With us, you will reach the goals you have for your life by treating the discomfort in your spine and body and by receiving the ability to move and work like you should be able to. We believe in restoring your health by natural means when possible and employing the use of modern day medication and surgery only in extreme...

A Chiropractic Wellness Program Can Help With Fibromyalgia Symptoms

For many, chiropractic wellness involves frequent trips to the chiropractic offices to get an adjustment that ensures that the musculoskeletal structure remains in proper alignment. This alignment is important to help reduce chronic back and neck pain and has even been known to help some patients with their gait, posture, and headaches. There is a group of patients to whom wellness visits are critically important in managing pain associated with fibromyalgia. For these patients, the weekly or even more frequent, visits are the only way to get through the week and maintain a normal, healthy lifestyle without being in tremendous...

Study Shows the Importance of Obtaining Chiropractic Care

In our Newport News chiropractic office, we treat patients that are suffering from a variety of conditions related to their back. Many people that are unfamiliar with chiropractic care want to know if it is better to visit a chiropractor than their general doctor and if so, has it been proven. A recent study did just that.In order to test the importance of chiropractic wellness, researchers studied 91 active-duty military women and men that were between the ages of 18 and 35. All of the participants were currently suffering from acute low back pain and had been doing so for...

A Family Chiropractor Treats Patients with Asthma

While asthma is a common disease, a family chiropractor can provide a fresh alternative to treatment.   According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 18.7 million adults and 6.8 million children suffer from asthma within the United States alone.  The disease can impact every area of life and make it difficult for people to participate in many normal activities like running, playing soccer, going for hikes, and at times doing daily household activities.  The severity of asthma impacts how much or how little a patient can do, their quality of life and ability to enjoy it.The symptoms generally include...