If you have ever suffered from knee pain, you know that even the most basic day-to-day activities can feel nearly impossible. Whether it is bending down to pick something up off the floor, climbing the stairs at your workplace, or simply getting out of bed, knee pain can be a real issue that has negative effects on your ability to accomplish daily tasks.
If you’re like many working Americans, you probably find yourself spending much of your day hunched over your computer, typing the day away. Whether you work in an office or from home, it is important to to make sure your workspace is friendly to your body and back. Here are our tips to improve your workspace and ensure it is ergonomically friendly.
Halloween is finally here! For most of us, that means scary movies, pumpkin carving, and chowing down on way too much candy. Although overindulging can be fun, it’s not necessarily the best idea. Consuming too much candy is a sure way to negatively impact your health, from weight gain to tooth decay and even an increased chance of developing diabetes. Completely avoiding Halloween treats might not be the answer, but we’ve put together some tips to help you avoid the candy craze.
As chiropractors, we are known as doctors for the spine. Many of our patients are seeking back pain and neck pain relief, along with treatment for a variety of other issues. Many people don’t realize that as spine experts, we also work with your feet. Your feet are actually very important to the health of your spine. You sit, stand, walk, and move all throughout the day. Maybe there are times when your shoes don’t fit quite right or are particularly harsh on your feet (like high heels). Then you wonder why you are experiencing back pain. It’s time to show your feet the appreciation they deserve. Here’s what you need to know:
How often did your parents tell you to stand up straight? Whether they were complaining about your slouching or warning you about your heavy backpack, they understood the importance of good posture. Bad posture habits developed during the younger years can impact spinal health in the future. As chiropractors, we recommend the following tips to improve your posture.
When the shock absorbers in your car are overworked, they will suffer damage and the same theory applies to the discs in your body. They can bulge, herniate, tear, and degenerate…though they don’t “slip”, which is a commonly misused term. If you are suffering from low back pain, you could be experiencing a herniated disc or other disc-related issues and we can help!
In addition to regular chiropractic adjustments, there are some additional steps you can take that might assist in immediate pain relief. Keep in mind that each individual is different, so what works for one patient might not work for another. Sciatic pain is not easy to deal with, and if you remain open minded, the therapies that can provide relief might surprise you!
Arthritis is an incredibly common, albeit misunderstood, disease. It is defined as an inflammation of one or more joints that can lead to discomfort, pain, and stiffness throughout the joints and the body. Symptoms commonly include joint swelling, stiffness, pain, and a decreased range of motion…all of which usually worsen with age. So, can chiropractic help?
Many of the patients we treat come to us seeking relief from hip pain. Hip pain can be caused by many factors, and the good news is that chiropractic can help! Here is what you need to know.
Following these simple steps will help you be more present in the world around you, instead of the one in the palm of your hand. Digital detoxes nourish both your mind and body, leading to a healthier and happier you!
Throughout your pregnancy, a number of health matters will require your attention. Not only do you need to get your body ready for delivery, but you have to be sure that you are doing everything you can to help your growing bundle of joy develop properly. Focusing on a healthy diet, exercise, and OB appointments are necessary, and maintaining your regular chiropractic adjustments is important, too!
You've probably been there before...suffering from the throbbing, pounding pain of a headache. You might grab the Tylenol, turn off the light, and miss out on a fun day you had planned or go to bed early hoping you will wake up without a headache in the morning. Severe headaches can negatively impact your life, and pain relievers don't get to the root of the problem. Here’s how chiropractic care can help.
Summertime fun is coming to an end, and it's time to begin a new school year. As hectic as going back to school can be for parents, it can also be stressful for your kids. From meeting new teachers to exposure to germs to the physical stresses of carrying heavy books, a new school year means new stresses. Here are our tips for helping your child put their best foot forward this year!
If your goal is to reach optimal health, then an immune system that functions well is a must. Here are our tips to strengthen your immune system and help your body fight off illness to achieve true health.
Have you ever been to a chiropractor? If the answer is yes, you are probably already aware that chiropractic care isn't just for those suffering from neck and back pain. Here at Stiles Chiropractic, we are confident that we will provide you with care and treatment that will have you leaving our office feeling even better than when you walked in. Our top priority is to provide you with an excellent experience from the moment you walk through our doors.
Sports injuries can take a person "out of the game" for either a short period of time or indefinitely depending on the injury
Fibromyalgia means "pain in connective tissue and muscles". It is musculoskeletal condition and is a syndrome rather than a disease. A disease is a medical condition
49% of children who received regular chiropractic care never had to use antibiotics compared with 11.8% of children who received regular medical care.
Insomnia is the most common complaint among Americans and affects 6 out of 10 people according to the National Sleep Foundation. Insomnia can last for one to several nights,
In passing the other day I had a conversation with a man who said "I love my chiropractor and I never felt better than when I was getting my adjustments