Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Headache – You’ve tried rubbing, massaging, hot towels, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen (Advil, Nuprin, etc.) and Aleve (Naproxen), and special medications, which can be hard on the system and cause myriad side effects. But have you visited a chiropractor?You may never have thought that a chiropractor could help ease the pain of headaches and migraines, but those same hands that heal lower back pain can also ease the pain in your head.A chiropractor will conduct an interview to get a thorough history of your head pain and conduct an examination to evaluate the neck. Your Ft. Lauderdale chiropractor may also perform tests designed to reduce, or cause, pain, to find out the cause. A plan of action is determined based on these findings. The most common type of care to ease the pain of headaches is spinal manipulation therapy(SMT), which is especially helpful in…

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We all know that lower back pain is one of the chief complaints of pain sufferers. The back takes the brunt of many of our moves – bending, stretching, walking, running. Sometimes it’s how we do things that causes the trouble; others, the pain can result from a sports injury or injury from a car accident. Whatever the cause, persistent lower back pain impacts quality of life. While the pain can sometimes heal on its own by applying heat and taking pain medications, other times, the pain persists. A trained and licensed chiropractor can often help through chiropractic spinal manipulation, a technique that relieves the pain and improves the patient’s ability to walk and move. Among several options, along with exercise, massage and physical therapy, chiropractic spinal manipulation is a safe treatment that can provide mild to moderate relief. Chiropractors…

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Experiencing back pain? You’re not alone; in fact, you are one among millions. According to WebMD, of the 22 million Americans who visit chiropractors annually, 7.7 million, or 35 percent, seek relief from back pain. Acute or chronic back pain can be the result of anything, from accidents to sports injuries to muscle strains. If you find yourself among the statistics, there is hope – your Fort Lauderdale chiropractor will not see you as a walking number, but an individual with unique needs, who is suffering and requires relief. Your general health and quality of life is at stake. Acute pain comes from a sudden injury – a jerk in the wrong direction or a wrenching from moving furniture. A player gets tackled on the football field and no longer has the same range of motion. You help a friend…

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