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Self Massage the Feel Good Alternative

It is a different concept for most to understand, giving yourself a massage. Self Massage is a very useful, effective and enjoyable way to get the therapeutic benefits of massage. Getting a massage by yourself is a great way for you to get a feel for your body.

I Hurt My Back But I Didn’t Do Much of Anything – What Happened?

We’ve all felt this at some point in our lives. Whether we woke up one morning and felt a “kink” in our necks or maybe we were bending over to grab something off the ground (pen/paper) and felt our back give way and spasm. It seems as though we did nothing to hurt ourselves and yet our back is in spasm. Something had to happen. Right?

Spinal Surgery Cost

Spinal surgery cost can at times make the procedure unavailable to the average person. Though some spinal surgeries only cost $6000 – $8000, there are others that can cost upwards of $150,000. Here are some figures for three of the most used types of procedures used today.

How Do Chiropractors Improve Your Overall Health?

A visit to the chiropractor is a great way to improve your overall health. If you don’t already know the wonderful benefits of chiropractor health, then you may have questions, or even be a little skeptical about the effects of treatment. Chiropractors manipulate the musculoskeletal system in order to bring health to all systems of the body.

Non Invasive Back Surgery

Non Invasive back surgery has come a long way in the last decade. Though there are still incisions that must be made, they are only and inch or so long which allows for a much faster healing time and fewer complications. Here is a look at what is going on in the world of non invasive back surgery and what to expect.

It’s Not Just My Back, But It Hurts All The Same

Your back is the most susceptible part of the body for injury and results in the longest downtime for work injury. The causes can be varied and may be more than just muscle and bone. It is best to get a professional diagnosis early in the symptom stage as it may be a more serious underlying problem.

Understanding Herniated Disc Problems

The spinal disc is a cushion that is positioned between the vertebrae of the spine. In a disc herniation, the cushion that lies between the vertebrae in the lower spine gets pushed out of its normal position. A majority of injuries occur in the lower back and only around a minor percentage of back problems are related to the upper spine.

The Chiropractic Industry in the Philippines – Perspectives From a Chiropractor in Makati, Manila

There are less than two dozen Chiropractors in the Philippines as of 2013 – representing a very small group of the 100,000 chiropractors in the world, which mostly practice in countries with advanced economies (the G8 countries). You could say Chiropractic is in its pioneer stages of development in the Philippines. Michel Tetrault DC, a chiropractor in makati, testifies to this. Learn more about the developments and changes in the industry and what’s to come in the near future.

Advancement in Stem Cell Therapy Could Provide Solutions For Degenerated Discs

Stem cell therapy has the potential to naturally regenerate damaged body tissues. The recent work of a graduate may make stem cell therapy a viable treatment for spinal discs.

What Do Chiropractors Do Other Than “Crack” Backs?

In a recent article, I talked about what a chiropractic adjustment is and how it is used as a treatment tool. I mentioned in that article that chiropractors do much more to help their patients than just adjust. In this article I am going to talk more about the other techniques that are often used in chiropractic clinics.

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