CHOOSING THE BEST MATTRESS FOR LOWER BACK PAIN: A Chiropractic View

Sleeping on the wrong mattress can cause or worsen lower back pain. Lack of support from a mattress reinforces poor sleeping posture, strains muscles and does not help keep the spine in alignment, all of which contribute to low back pain. Sleep comfort is also sacrificed if a mattress does not match one’s individual preferences.… Read More CHOOSING THE BEST MATTRESS FOR LOWER BACK PAIN: A Chiropractic View

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SPORTS INJURIES, BACK INJURIES, AND BACK PAIN by Paul R Mahler Chiropractor

Sports Injuries and Back Pain Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and sports are one approach many people choose to use to get their exercise. For people with back pain, sports can still be a viable option if they pay attention to their back. For others who participate in sports, knowing the… Read More SPORTS INJURIES, BACK INJURIES, AND BACK PAIN by Paul R Mahler Chiropractor

UNDERSTANDING OSTEOARTHRITIS: THE MOST COMMON FORM OF ARTHR ITIS

Newsletter October 2012: Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, affects up to 30 million Americans, mostly women and usually those over 45 or 50 years of age. The goal of any osteoarthritis treatment plan is to increase the strength of the joints, relieve pain , improve or maintain joint movement and reduce the debilitating effects of the… Read More UNDERSTANDING OSTEOARTHRITIS: THE MOST COMMON FORM OF ARTHR ITIS

IS EXERCISE THE KEY TO BEATING BACK PAIN?

Exercise is an element found in almost every back and neck pain treatment plan. Proper exercise can improve flexibility, increase strength, reduce existing pain and prevent future occurrences. It can be used successfully alone in certain cases or in conjunction with other treatments. However, exercise isn’t easy and it’s important for back pain patients to… Read More IS EXERCISE THE KEY TO BEATING BACK PAIN?

LOW IMPACT EXERCISES FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF

Often times patients with severe back pain or certain conditions, such as when bones are weakened or have swelling and inflammation of the joints or even muscle strain, it is nearly impossible to perform high impact exercises. Since maintaining good health, muscle structure and flexibility is crucial to preventing further issues, it is imperative that… Read More LOW IMPACT EXERCISES FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF