If you’ve been suffering from back pain, perhaps the filing cabinet in your back pocket is to blame. Hip-pocket syndrome and wallet sciatica are very real. Here are our tips to avoid back pain associated with big wallets.
It seems like we are constantly connected to technology, leading to a new phenomenon called "text neck". Text neck is a condition that affects the alignment and placement of the neck, and some serious health risks come along with it. Here's what you need to know.
Because chiropractic care is a non-invasive treatment (and is also drug-free), most consider it the safest choice for treating any back pain, neck pain, arm and leg joint pain. In addition, chiropractic helps with headaches/migraines and other skeletal conditions. While no one can guarantee a risk-free experience with any form of medicine (even though chiropractic has a near-perfect record), it is important to know the risks before going in.
Typically the first response to pain is to take a pain pill like Tylenol or Advil. While this is an understandable response, this hurry to mask our pain symptoms, leads to us ignoring our body's only way of letting us know that something needs attention. For example, a headache is usually an indication of hunger or stress. A sore throat could be telling you that you need to rest your voice. If you mask these pain messages without addressing where they're coming from, you risk worsening the pain in the long run.
Neck pain can stop you dead in your tracks. If you notice even a hint of neck pain coming on, it is important to take immediate action to ensure a quick recovery. Neck pain can be brought on by a number of things. From the obvious, like a car accident, to the less obvious like sitting too much.