Do You Have Degenerative DESK Disease?

Firefighter. Lumberjack. Data entry specialist. What do they all have in common?

HEADACHES, FATIGUE, AND LOW BACK PAIN.

Though one of those jobs may not seem to mesh with the others, such an assumption would be neither wise nor safe. The tasks of a data entry specialist—or any other desk worker,

Auto Accident Myths – Automotive & Whiplash Treatment

Automotive Accident Injury Myths & Facts

22 Health Chiropractor Dr. Stephanie Kern discusses the most popular myths & facts that surrounds what happens after an auto accident is done, and the healing process begins. If you have been in a automobile accident recently & suffering from whiplash or neck pain, please call (407) 270-2222 to schedule an appointment.

Chiropractic Care After A Car Accident

When it comes to car accidents, paramedics are often the first health care professionals who attend to your needs. Their job is to assess whether you should be rushed to the hospital for immediate medical treatment or deal with any life-threatening injuries right on the scene. Fractures, concus­sions, lacerations and other potential internal injuries will necessitate your escorted trip to the hospital.

Got neck pain? New study shows chiropractic care works better than painkillers

Painkilling drugs are associated with dangerous side effects, addiction and overdose. And it turns out they are also much less effective than harmless natural treatments. A new study shows that simple remedies like chiropractic treatments and home exercises relieve sub-acute neck pain better than pharmaceutical drugs – and without all the negative side effects.

Dangerous painkillers can (and should) be avoided

It’s estimated that 75 percent of Americans deal with neck pain at some point in their lives.

Kid’s Corner: Chiropractic Care Naturally Treats Colic

Colic is defined as inconsolable crying in an infant for as least three hours a day, at least three days a week, for at least three weeks. A colicky baby typically presents with a loud piercing cry, flexed legs, tensed abdominal muscles, and clenched fingers. It typically starts around three weeks of age and lasts until around three months but sometimes lasts for as long as six months.

Kid’s Corner: The Premise of Chiropractic

The basic premise of chiropractic philosophy is: “The power that makes the body heals the body.” There is a vitalistic force constantly at work in all living things, keeping them organized and adapting to the forces in their environment. This life force is the vibration which keeps all life going forward, and holds every cell and particle together.

Kid’s Corner: Kids and Chiropractic

Comparative studies of children raised under chiropractic wellness care vs. those raised under traditional allopathic care showed that chiropractic children were less prone to infections such as otitis media (inner ear infections) and tonsillitis, and that their immune systems were better able to cope with allergens than the medically raised children. The children raised under the chiropractic wellness model used fewer antibiotics and pharmaceuticals overall.

Medicine or Malarkey: Does the R.I.C.E. Method Help Muscle or Other Soft Tissue Injuries?

For as long as we can remember, injuries like sprains, strains and muscle aches were often treated with the R.I.C.E. method — rest, ice, compression and elevation. But, is this the best way to treat these aches and pains? Well, the answer is a bit murky.

In fact, experts are now questioning the R.I.C.E.