The ancient form of alternative medicine is growing in popularity as a viable treatment for a range of conditions. In the midst of the opioid crisis, acupuncture has been growing in popularity in the United States.
Whiplash Injuries by Dr. Raymond Lopez DC, MS
What is a Whiplash Injury?
Whiplash, also called neck sprain or neck strain, is an injury to the soft tissues of the neck. Whiplash injuries occur in sports where a forceful impact (commonly from behind) causes an athlete’s head and neck to snap forward and back in an abrupt,
I get so many patient’s that are diagnosed with bursitis and tendonitis and they have absolutely no idea what it is. All they know is that they went to their doctor, they looked at the area of complaint for a second or two. They saw that the patient can move the body part ok, but they had pain.
Decrease Stress! No Problem…
Just Breathe….. From your belly that is!
More and more studies are coming out about the power of breathing correctly. Due to our everyday stresses, we have a tendency to breath from our chest. This causes a decrease in oxygen to the right places and untimely increases stress to our body.
1. DRINK WATER: Drinking water, especially seltzer water, helps you feel full. People often mistake thirst for hunger, so squeeze a little lemon or add your favorite fruit and drink drink drink.
2. EAT MORE OFTEN: you should be eating at least 5 meals a day. It keeps and even speeds up your metabolism.
Now that the snow is obviously here, I want to make sure you protect yourselves from getting hurt.
A recent poll points to snow shoveling as the leading cause of back and neck pain during the winter months. “Chiropractors are finding that some patients experience back and neck pain as a result of improper snow shoveling technique,”
This is another great post from my friends at Bonfire Health about inflammation:
We tend to think of inflammation in terms of injuries such as a sprained ankle or a bug bite – those are what are described as ‘acute inflammation’. There’s a much more insidious and dangerous type of inflammation –