3 Reasons To See A Chiropractor After A Car Accident


Every year on American roadways, statistics show there are six million car accidents, and unfortunately, these accidents result in about 33,000 fatalities. Three million of those crashes result in injuries, which can range from minor to life-threatening and debilitating. One of the most common injuries from a car accident is spinal injuries. Even an accident that occurs at a low rate of speed can create enough force to cause your spine to become out of alignment and cause a back or neck injury.

23 September 2018

Chakras, Chi, And Chiropractic Care: What The 3 Have In Common


New age medicine meets chiropractors halfway. At least, that is what you can assume when you see a new age or natural healing shop that provides chiropractic care. Yet, do these different approaches to caring for your mind and body have in common? If you look closer, you will see that chakras, chi (or qi), and chiropractors have a lot more in common than maybe you realized. 1. Connections Between Chakras and Chi 

2 July 2018

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy


A woman's body goes through enormous changes when she's pregnant, and chiropractors can support pregnant women to make their pregnancies and births as easy and comfortable as possible.  Physical Changes During Pregnancy Late in a woman's pregnancy, her protruding abdomen often creates a pronounced curve in the spine in the small of the back.  There also are changes in the pelvis as joints soften and the pelvis subtly widens to prepare for birth.

4 November 2016

2 Tips To Help Relieve Soreness When Using Chiropractic Adjustments To Treat Sciatica


Sciatica is caused when the nerve that extends from one end of your back to the other becomes irritated. This irritation can cause extreme pain as well as a numbing and a burning sensation. All of these symptoms can make it difficult to get out of bed to perform your everyday tasks. Chiropractic adjustments are often used as a simple treatment for sciatica. These adjustments help to loosen up your spine and release pressure from tight areas throughout your back.

11 August 2016

Answering A Few Questions About Getting A Massage


Receiving a massage can be an excellent way to relieve stress and tension. In addition to the emotional and mood enhancing qualities, a massage may also help individuals that are suffering from chronic medical conditions that can cause muscle pains. However, if you have never received a massage, you may not be sure of what should be expected. By having the following few questions answered, you will find that you are more informed about what you should expect during your first massage.

7 May 2016

How To Maintain Chiropractic Adjustments


If you are thinking about visiting a chiropractor, such as at North Star Chiropractic Center, to help with lower back pain or any other condition that manipulation of the spine can treat, you will want to know how you can make the most out of it. This means maintaining your adjustments right after you have received them. By doing this, you can get the most out of your treatment and ensure that making a visit again can be delayed for a longer period of time.

26 January 2016

Two Reasons Why You Should Take Your Child To A Pediatric Chiropractor


Although you may consider chiropractors to be primarily for adults, you could be mistaken.  A growing number of parents are turning to pediatric chiropractors to treat their children for a number of different ailments.  You may be pleasantly surprised to find that your child's health improves quite a bit when you take them to the chiropractor.  Learning more about the benefits of visiting a pediatric chiropractor can help you determine if you should take your child to see one of these professionals as soon as possible.

20 January 2016

3 Sets Of Exercises You Can Do To Treat Computer-Related Neck Pain


Leaning over a computer screen all day while working and writing can cause the muscles in your upper back and neck to become sore. The problem is that many people tend to lean their heads in a forward position as they type and read things on the computer screen. Leaning your head forward causes the weight of your head to put extra pressure on your neck muscles to keep it balanced against the forces of gravity.

18 January 2016

3 Unconventional Ways To Prevent Your Hemorrhoids From Reoccurring


Having your hemorrhoids flare-up is not just painful, it puts you on the sideline of life until the swelling goes down and they subside. If you have repeatedly had hemorrhoids, here are three unconventional ways you can prevent your hemorrhoids from reoccurring.  Invest In A Squatting Toilet One of the causes of hemorrhoids is straining when you are defecating. Toilets in the United States are designed so that you sit down to defecate; however, this position is not the most natural position for your body and puts additional strain on your body.

15 January 2016

Three Benefits Of Preventative Chiropractic Care For Teens


Many people think of chiropractic adjustments as something you seek out when you're already in pain and looking for a solution. Thus, teenagers, with their limber and healthy young bodies, might not seem like the typical chiropractic patients. The truth is, though, that chiropractic care can be used as preventative medicine -- not just to treat current problems. In that light, here are three ways teens can benefit from regular visits to the chiropractor.

13 January 2016