The Top 3 Things that a Chiropractor can Fix

It’s unfortunate that the field of chiropractic care still isn’t taken as seriously as it should be. There are many people that don’t believe in the benefits it would provide and choose to forgo chiropractic treatments, even if their doctors recommend them. There are several problems that chiropractic treatments can address effectively. If you’re suffering […]

Tips for Fighting Cold Weather Pain

With the decrease in temperature, muscle and joint inflammation increases, instigating irritation and pain. The ill-effects of fighting cold weather can be weathered by following the below outlined tips:

What’s the Difference Between a Chiropractor and a Physiotherapist?

When it comes to musculoskeletal disorders, patients always get confused about the treatment. Unlike most other illnesses or disorders, this particular branch doesn’t have just one kind of treatment available. People are divided between a chiropractor and a physiotherapist. At Family Chiropractic & Wellness, several patients have asked us this question before. They want to […]

Preventing Falls

Each year, millions of adults aged 65 and older fall, resulting in moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas. As we age, time takes its toll on the bodily systems that keep us balanced and standing upright. For example, you may not see or hear as well, which can affect your […]

Snow shoveling safety

With the winter season upon us, it’s time to start preparing to shovel snow. While shoveling snow is an excellent workout for our bodies, it is also very strenuous and must not be taken lightly. Not only is it important to stretch and prepare our bodies for shoveling, it is also crucial that we dress […]

Dealing With Headaches

Did you know that nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches? Headache sufferers experience anything from dull and throbbing pain to debilitating pain and nausea. Ninety-five percent of headaches are primary headaches, such as tension, migraine, or cluster headaches. Research shows that chiropractic care is an effective treatment for tension headaches and headaches that […]

Surviving Holiday Shopping

It’s officially Christmas shopping season. Long lines at the mall put stress on more than our wallets this time of year. The holiday rush can take a toll on our bodies too. Consider the following tips to help keep you and your loved ones healthy and happy this holiday shopping season. Take frequent breaks, and […]

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica describes persistent pain felt along the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back, down through the buttock, and into the lower leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest and widest nerve in the body, running from the lower back through the buttocks and down the back of each leg. It controls the muscles […]

Pain in the Neck

Neck pain is a common complaint of chiropractic patients. Your neck, also called the cervical spine, begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae. The cervical spine supports the full weight of your head, which is on average weighs about 12 pounds. While the cervical spine can move your head in […]

Choosing The Right Athletic Shoe

Choosing the right athletic shoe is one of the most important workout decisions you will make. Proper-fitting sports shoes can enhance performance, prevent injuries and provide the comfort you need to enjoy staying active. You might know this, but choosing the right footwear is important for musculoskeletal function. The right shoe can help prevent pain […]