Monthly Archives: September, 2016

In honor of National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) 2016 this October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) is continuing its efforts to help the public understand the value of chiropractic approach to pain management, particularly in the face of the U.S. opioid epidemic.#Chiropractic1st. According to the ACA’s website, “With government agencies and respected health organizations beginning to recognize and promote the use of nonpharmacologic options for chronic pain, it’s important for the public to understand that chiropractic services are an important first line of defense against musculoskeletal pain and may, in some cases, lessen or eliminate the need for over-the-counter and prescription painkillers.” health organizations beginning to recognize and promote the use of nonpharmacologic options for chronic pain, it’s important for the public to understand that chiropractic services are an important first line of defense against musculoskeletal pain and may,…

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Neck Pain – Your neck helps you to turn your head when you want to respond to your children, or watch them play; observe a sunset, drive a car, and get a good night’s sleep. When it works it’s a pleasure you rarely think about – when it doesn’t it’s a pain that interferes with quality of life. The bottom line is to never take the neck for granted. The role your neck plays in your life is critical – be kind to it. The neck, obviously, supports the head; less obvious is that it contains arteries that bring blood to the brain from the heart – this is critical for optimum brain activity because the brain is the motherboard through which the entire body functions, so getting enough blood into this area is significant for performing simple to complex…

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