Published Saturday, 23 March 2013
Published Saturday, 08 December 2012
Getting to the bottom of why, can be quite challenging. If you think about it, it’s strange that headaches even exist. The brain itself can’t feel pain, so what gives? Experts now think surrounding tissues, brain chemicals, blood vessels, and nerves produce the pain signals.
Statistics now say a lot more than they did 20 years ago about the cause of headaches, says Charles Flippen, MD, associate professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Areas of the brain are generating pain, but we don’t have the whole picture.
Published Saturday, 10 November 2012
There are many different methods of pain management such as chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, physical therapy and acupuncture. However most people seem to find acupuncture so intimidating being that acupuncture is a treatment of disorders by inserting needles into the skin at points where there is a flow of energy. Unfortunately people become scared and refuse to consider acupuncture as a possible solution for their problem/s.
Published Saturday, 29 September 2012
Due to the tragic inclement weather, here at South Orange Chiropractic Center we send out all our good wishes to our patients, friends and families that have suffered any losses. We are up and running with full power helping people cope with the stresses of Sandy. The article below may be beneficial to everyone.
According to Dr. Oz here is the game changing development. Doctors now believe that chronic pain is not merely a symptom of another condition; rather, it’s a separate disease and should be treated as such. In some cases chronic pain is the result of inflammation. But in others it has a more complex yet little- understood cause, one that’s tied in to how the brain processes pain signals. Long exposure to physical pain isn’t healthy.
Published Saturday, 15 September 2012
If not, you may need a spinal adjustment. A spinal adjustment is the procedure your chiropractor uses to correct or relieve your vertebral subluxation complex. It can be a very effective procedure. It can be a very powerful procedure. At the moment that a chiropractor corrects your vertebral subluxation complex, hundreds of bodily functions and activities are affected, the nerve is normalized and your body begins to renew and rebuild itself.
Some may think that all chiropractors work the same but they do not. The chiropractic profession has developed nearly a hundred different methods used to analyze the spine for subluxations and adjust the subluxations away. These methods are referred to as techniques. "Chiropractic with no twisting, turning or popping!" Sigma Instruments provides chiropractors with pro adjuster technology. In addition to using all chiropractic techniques, the doctors here at South Orange Chiropractic Center find that this kind of accuracy in analyzing the problem and objectivity correcting it has shown profound benefits to our patients.
It’s more than usual for people to find themselves in “clean up” mode every season, getting their homes ready. There’s an opportunity to do lots of yard work and clean out garages and basements of unwanted clutter. However, it’s important that you maintain proper posture when performing these tasks so that you do not injure your back.
Here are a few steps to help ensure that your back doesn’t bare the brunt of whatever you’re lifting:
Did you know there were four? Which level are you at? What is your goal?
Published Saturday, 28 July 2012
The four levels of chiropractic care are chronic ill health, disease, dis-ease, and ideal health. Each level of chiropractic care is very important. Your experience may vary based on your unique case history, health status, age, and inherited family strengths and weaknesses.
The first level of chiropractic care deals with intensive spinal correction. Because of its focus on the nerve system, chiropractic care can be an important part of a wellness lifestyle. The nerve system controls the function of virtually every aspect of our lives. So, maintaining a properly functioning nerve system is essential if you want to be your very best.