Tag Archives | nerves

Pain the neck or back

Neck and Back Pain

Pain along the spinal column in your neck or back is usually caused by subluxations, or misalignments of your vertebrae. A  small misalignment can cause pain by causing pressure on nerves. Left untreated, these subluxations can cause muscle  spasms and increasing pain. Chiropractic adjustments properly align your spine so that pressure on joints and nerves […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Pinched Nerve

When a nerve is squeezed or compressed it is called a “pinched nerve”. This can be caused by spinal misalignments, bulging or herniated discs, or other factors. The increased pressure on the nerve causes inflammation, pain, and sometimes muscle spasms. The pressure on the nerve must be relieved in order to alleviate the pain. An […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Sciatica

Sciatica is a condition that results when the sciatic nerve becomes irritated. Bulging discs, spinal subluxations, and muscle spasms can all cause increased pressure on the sciatic nerve. When this happens it causes pain, numbness, and weakness in the lower back and leg. To properly treat sciatica the cause of the condition needs to be […]

Read full story Comments are closed

What Are Disc Problems?

Disc Problems Intervertebral discs are positioned between the vertebrae in the spine. The outside of a disc is made from cartilage, and in the center is a jelly like solution. These discs serve many purposes, including allowing movement of the spine, creating space between the vertebrae, and acting as shock absorbers. The gelatinous middle allows […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Can Chiropractic Help Allergies?

Allergies Chiropractic can help reduce the severity and the frequency of your allergies. Chiropractic does not work like an anti-histamine as a direct, short term relief from allergies. Chiropractic allows your body to be better equipped to fight against allergies. Allergies are a reaction by your immune system to an allergen (substances that normally have […]

Read full story Comments are closed