Benefits of Chiropractor While Pregnant

Pregnancy can put tremendous stress on your body causing your ligaments and joints to loosen. This is the result of hormone changes caused by relaxin as the body prepares to give birth. Produced by the ovary and placenta, relaxin prepares the pelvis and cervix for birth.

This can lead your body to feel achy and sore including ailments like poor balance, pelvic pain, and lower back pain. More than 50% of women report experiencing lower back pain during pregnancy.

Prenatal chiropractic care can help alleviate these painful symptoms of pregnancy, offering a drug-free alternative for pain relief. Let’s review how a prenatal chiropractor can help make your pregnancy easier and more comfortable.

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How to Help Arthritis Using Massage Therapy

It’s normal to shy away from touch when you’re used to being sore. We’re here to tell you this can change. You can start by considering having a massage for arthritis treatments from a registered massage therapist (RMT). This can be a great, short-term, drug-free solution to help relieve arthritis and painful stiffness symptoms while allowing you to continue to move your body. Let’s explore the most common types of arthritis pain and the most common types of massage for arthritis to help start your arthritis treatment plan.

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Postpartum Back Pain: Tips For Relief

You most certainly are experiencing postpartum back pain if you have lingering stiffness and discomfort in your back after giving birth. There is back pain after epidural or even c-sections. You aren’t the only one who experiences this and we have some tips for relief. 

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Types of Back Pain

We all know the saying “a pain in the back.” The reason this phrase is so popular is simply because we all know what back pain feels like. It doesn’t matter if you know the name of your particular kind of back pain (such as thoracic back pain) or simply just know the location (such as middle right back pain or lower middle back pain), there are many kinds of back pain treatments to help.

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Runner’s Knee

It’s important to stay active. One of the most common ways to stay in shape is running. It helps maintain good cardio fitness and healthy body weight. Over time, runners can develop runner’s knee, a common and treatable condition that causes pain of the patella or front of the kneecap. The professional term for this pain is a patellofemoral syndrome or patellofemoral pain syndrome.

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