T5 Vertebra

Vertebrae of the Week: T5 Vertebra

Your T5 vertebra is located in your spine, roughly halfway down your back. It’s the fifth of our twelve thoracic vertebrae, and is attached to ribs on both sides of your body. It continues the pattern of growth, being larger than the T4, and it’s responsible for your liver function, your solar plexus, and the […]

how chiropractors treat back pain

How Chiropractors Treat Back Pain

There’s a number of options available to you when you experience back pain. Many people opt for over-the-counter or prescription medications like muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory drugs. Certainly these temporarily ease pain, but they also carry major side effects, from affecting your judgement and reflexes to things as severe as liver damage. Another option that’s […]

Your Spine and Nervous System

Your Spine and Nervous System

Your spinal column is also called your backbone. It’s made up of all the little bones, or vertebrae, that run from the base of your skull all the way down to your tailbone, and the cartilage or discs that rest between them. It protects your spinal cord, which is the core of your nervous system, […]

Study Shows Chiropractic Adjustments Can Help With ADHD Symptoms

Study Shows Chiropractic Adjustments Can Help With ADHD Symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a diagnosable psychological disorder that tends to onset during adolescence and present symptoms throughout the rest of the child’s life. The symptoms of the disorder cause children, teens, and adults to have trouble focusing, to be prone to impulsive behavior and to have bursts of hyperactivity that are difficult […]

How Chiropractic Adjustment Helps With Stiffness and Pain From “Text Neck”

How Chiropractic Adjustment Helps With Stiffness and Pain From “Text Neck”

A rising portion of Americans are having issues with stiff necks, shoulder pain, lack of mobility and related complications. If you are reading this paragraph on your phone right now, you just may have already identified the underlying cause. We touch our smartphones over 2,617 times a day, according to a recent study, and the […]

chiropractic for sciatica

What Is Sciatica, and How Can Chiropractic Help With Sciatic Nerve Pain?

Sciatica is a condition characterized by intense, radiating pain that stems from pressure placed on a critical nerve pathway through the lower half of your body. Sufferers of sciatica may have lower back pain, pain in their thigh, or tingling and numbness in their extremities as a result of this abnormal nerve condition. Because sciatic […]

pediatric chiropractic

How Chiropractic Can Benefit Children — “It Brings Out the Best in Me!”

Chiropractic adjustments can help out more than just adults with lower back pain. It can provide a host of benefits that improve general wellness, including boosted immunity, greater levels of energy and improved organ functioning. In certain instances, chiropractic adjustments can help with conditions related to chronic asthma, allergies, and even conditions like depression or […]

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