734.221.0362

What is a Bulging Disc and How Can it Be Prevented?

When we think of spraining ligaments or joints we usually think of the ankle or wrist. In reality, most neck and back pain is actually a sprain injury to the posterior wall of one or more spinal discs.

Whether this occurs from an injury or trauma is a result of poor habits that have compounded over time, the result is weakness in the disc’s annular fibers, causing it to bulge or herniate.

Most often, people feel this pain as stiffness or achiness and dismiss it as muscular. However, most of the time the pain you feel in these cases isn’t due to muscle soreness.

Continue Reading

3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Chiropractor

We know that finding a healthcare provider can be a tough and overwhelming task at times. Understanding what to look for in a chiropractor before you choose can mean the difference between getting amazing results or mediocre ones at best. We’ve assembled a few things to take into consideration when choosing a chiropractor so you…Continue Reading

Benefits of Cold Showers

Is the idea of hopping in a cold bath or shower completely unappealing? You’re not alone. But, while most people favor a hot or warm shower, this is a fairly new norm. For most of human history, using hot water for bathing was a luxury. Instead, people made due by cleaning themselves in frigid ponds…Continue Reading

Personal Training with Specific Correction Chiropractic

I had a recent conversation with a patient a few weeks back about getting a personal trainer. His concern was that the aggressive workouts he performed with the trainer were going to “throw his adjustments off.” Basically undoing what we worked so hard to accomplish over the past few weeks. Exercises performed with proper technique…Continue Reading

Recovering from Injury

Summer is in full swing and with the warm weather most of you are going to be spending more time outside. Whether its running, cycling, hiking, or starting a landscaping project, these activities come with a risk of injury. When an injury does occur soft tissue like muscles, ligaments or tendons are damaged. This occurs…Continue Reading