Tennis Elbow

tenniselbow‘Tennis elbow’ is most common in adults age 30-50 and you don’t necessarily have to play tennis to get it. In fact, only 5% of tennis players actually suffer from it.

The cause of tennis elbow is repetitive use of the forearm extensor muscles. This is even more likely when the muscle were not extensively used prior. Any repeated use of the forearm and wrist can cause this condition, whether it’s through sporting or regular household activities.

Basic chiropractic adjustments may be all a patient needs to treat their pain. Ice, pain killers, anti-inflammatory medications may also be recommended to reduce pain and inflammation during the healing process.

If pain persists even after these treatments, a physical therapy plan may be recommended. Improper for and technique of a repetitious action may also be the culprit of the pain. A brace or forearm strap may be recommended. A physical therapist will work with your to determine what path is best for you.



stressThe American Psychology Association observed in a recent study that 54% of Americans are concerned about stress in their everyday lives. With all the pressures of modern life, stress and frustration have been a large commonality among American people. Whether you experience physical or mental stress, chiropractic can help you relax your body and mind.

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Back Pain

Back injuries can develop due to a numerous amount of different factors and circumstances. Some people are more likely to develop back pain than others. Something as simple as twisting the wrong way in bed can cause misalignment of the vertebrae while others may sustain back injuries while working, at home, or from an automotive accident or other traumatic event. Relief from back pain is one of the most common reasons why people seek chiropractic care.

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain that causes a decreased ability to hold objects, decreases arm mobility, or persists when the arm is at rest require immediate attention. Shoulder pain that lasts for more than a few days should be seen by a professional.

Shoulder pain often stems from the neck. Chiropractors typically check form a connection between the neck and shoulder pain first. Chiropractic treatment is extremely effective in treating shoulder pain, regardless of its connection tot he neck or not. Ice packs, heat, and gentle chiropractic care through manipulation are typically enough to naturally heal the pain. Regular chiropractic visits and stretches at homes are excellent ways to keep your shoulder healthy and functional

Slipped Disc

‘Slipped disc’ is a common term used to describe an injury to the lower back. While discs may herniate or bulge from between the bones, they do not actually slip. A herniation is a displaced fragment at the center of the disc that pushes through the outer layer of the disc. Discs that herniate are often in an early stage of degeneration.

Poor nutrition, smoking, lack of exercise, and other poor lifestyle choices are often a source of poor disc health. Poor posture, physically excessive daily activities, as well as injury are other contributing factors. A disc can herniate upon a movement as simple coughing or bending to pick something up.

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