Do you know someone who suffers from chronic low back or hip pain? Many people turn to pain-relievers. Medicine may temporarily cover the problem but it does not fix the cause. Without fixing the cause, the pain most always returns. Because low back and hip pain can prevent most daily activities, people often overdo it with pain medication. This is dangerous because pain medicine can be highly addictive. What is low back and hip pain? They are both symptoms. The body’s way of alerting us that something is wrong.
Have you ever known someone to suffer from pain, numbness or tingling that travels down their leg, maybe even into their foot? What is pain that travels down the leg? It’s a symptom, the body’s way of alerting us that something is wrong.The name of this symptom is a condition called sciatica, an inflammation of the sciatic nerve.
Have you ever known someone to suffer from neck pain and stiffness? Since neck pain can make daily life so difficult, people often overdo it with pain medication. This can be dangerous because pain medication can be highly addictive. So what is neck pain? It’s a symptom: the body’s way of alerting us that something is wrong.
Have you ever known someone to suffer from elbow pain? Have you ever heard them mention the names “tennis elbow,” “tendonitis,” or “bursitis?” Tennis elbow, tendonitis, bursitis, what’s the difference? What do they have to do with chiropractic care? Tennis elbow is an easy name for lateral epicondylitis. You don’t have to be a tennis player to suffer from it. Tennis elbow is an injury of the elbow’s outer tendon and muscle. It can result from overuse of the arm and hand.
Have you ever known someone who suffered with fibromyalgia? People often see doctor after doctor in search of answers and help because fibromyalgia is commonly mistaken for many other diseases. Why? Because of its long list of systems. To name just a few, widespread muscle pain, tenderness to touch, debilitating fatigue, joint stiffness, fatigue, sleep disturbances, brain fog, forgetfulness, and panic attacks.
Understanding the dynamic that takes place to the human body during an accident which will affect your spine, nerves, muscles, tendon and ligaments that are stressed beyond their normal range during the biomechanical process during a car accident is best assessed by your local doctor of Chiropractic.