The Wellness Blog

Chiropractic Treatment for Whiplash Injuries

One of the most common injuries resulting from trauma, such as a car crash, is whiplash. Whiplash is a neck injury that occurs when a person’s head is violently snapped forward then backward, putting their spine and the muscles in their neck through extreme stress. After suffering whiplash, a patient may experience acute neck pain, prolonged difficulty moving their neck, shoulder/back pain, numbness, and/or headaches. Diagnosing Whiplash Though common, whiplash is sometimes difficult to diagnose given that there are a number of other causes for a whiplash-like symptom, including stingers and pinched nerves. Oftentimes, a person who has been in

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Restoring Balance to the Body

The human body functions most efficiently when it is in balance. A balanced state occurs when the body is free of any illness or injury that causes one or more of its parts to function abnormally. This results in pain, inflammation, and general discomfort. Musculoskeletal imbalances can occur within the muscles or within the skeleton. These imbalances are often the result of an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis or fibromyalgia. Chiropractic adjustments from Tuck Chiropractic Clinic are just one way the delicate balance within the body can be restored, eliminating pain and inflammation. The Balance Between Bone and

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Maximizing Exercise Results With Chiropractic Care

With the arrival of fall, many of us will find time to explore the great outdoors or indoor exercise activities. For those who have experienced swelling or pain in their joints, muscles, or back, an appointment with us is highly recommended before making any substantial changes in your exercise program. Exercise Fundamentals Develop an exercise regimen that suits your interests and abilities. Start slowly and move forward gradually. If a person has limited mobility and areas of pain, trying to walk 5 miles or do 50 sit-ups on the first day will be ineffective. Remember the 4 parts of a

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Are All Patients Adjusted The Same Way

No. Each patient’s care is unique and customized to meet their specific conditions and needs. Treatment plans are also based on your pain. Numerous spinal adjustment types and techniques depend on the patient’s medical history, age, size, and weight. Spinal adjustments done by chiropractic restore the normal healthy motion and position required by each spinal segment and do not injure or weaken the muscular and ligaments structures of the spine. Getting adjusted by your local chiropractor is one way to help you heal your body when suffering from lower back, shoulder, or neck pain without drugs or surgery. The primary

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What Is Sciatic Pain & What Causes It?

Up to 40% of people experience sciatica at some point in their life. The condition can affect anyone at any age except young ones. The pain caused by the sciatic nerve can be debilitating, affecting your quality of life. You may be unable to sleep or do the activities you love. You can regain control of your life within 6 to 12 weeks with proper treatment. If you have been experiencing this pain, read on to understand what causes it and how you can get pain relief. What Is Sciatic Pain? Sciatica is pain, numbness, irritation, and tingling sensation caused

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The Benefit of Swimming for Exercise

Swimming is a fun way to keep healthy and fit while making new friends. If you enjoy swimming and don’t particularly like other forms of exercise, swimming is the way to go. It is suitable for everyone, and its benefits are not only limited to physical activity but also extend to improved mental health. Health experts recommend 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity weekly, making swimming the perfect tool for exercising your body and improving your cardiovascular health. Even better, if you hate running, swimming can burn as many calories as an hour of running

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Spinal Disc Problems

Do you have lоw back раin? Do уоu think уоu аrе suffering from a disc problem in уоur bасk? Bасkраin caused by ѕрinаl disc рrоblеmѕ can be unbelievably painful. Thеrе mау be сеrtаin bоdу positions that would be imроѕѕiblе fоr уоu to make withоut thе pain. If уоu have thiѕ, you mау have felt totally hеlрlеѕѕ аt times. Thiѕ is a vеrу common complaint, fоr back раin duе to disc problems саn only be understood by реорlе whо are ѕuffеring from thе same аilmеnt. Pain is actually a wаrning ѕign given out bу your bоdу that there is something wrong

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Spinal Decompression and Chiropractic Adjustments

Back pain can affect almost everyone at some point in their life. If you have chronic or acute discomfort, you’ve probably thought about visiting a chiropractor. What do these trained professionals do to help relieve your back pain? There are a wide variety of treatments available and many chiropractors use a blend of multiple approaches. Which one is right for you will depend on many factors. These include your age, overall health, and the source of your pain. Tuck Chiropractic will begin with an assessment to determine what is causing your back pain. This will let him offer you personalized

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Choosing The Best Chiropractor

The chiropractic profession is one with a large variety of options. These decisions can make it very difficult to choose the best chiropractor to meet your needs. This task is exceptionally challenging because chiropractic treatment is a physical procedure, you must give consideration to the personality and rapport of the physician and your compatibility with their techniques. Here are a few questions to ask when looking for a chiropractor and a few red flags that let you know who to avoid. What is a “Good” Chiropractor? How Can You Find One? In order to find the chiropractor that is best

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How To Prevent Travel Aches And Strains

In this day and age, it’s common to have many relatives and friends far from home. This is why traveling has become a crucial part of everyone’s lives. In the summer months, it is also a popular time to squeeze in a fun family vacation. But regardless of if you are taking a two-hour drive or a four-hour plane ride, you will likely end up feeling tired, cramped, and sore. Uncomfortable positions can cause body pains. Having to sit in one position for an extended period of time can numb your muscles and quickly make you feel uncomfortable. This is

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