• How Do Chiropractors Know If Your Spine is Out of Alignment?

    A misaligned spine (also known as spinal subluxation) can negatively affect your daily life in a number of ways. It not only causes neck and back pain, but can also cause pain in the rest of the body. This pain is typically due to the misaligned vertebrae adding pressure to nerves in the spinal column. ForRead more

  • Health Risks for Frequent Flyers

    In the early days of commercial flights, flying was a costly, exclusive and elegant form of travel. Passengers dressed in their best clothes, as flight attendants treated them like celebrities. Most frequent flyers, however, would tell you that those days are long gone. Even as air transportation has become far less expensive and more widelyRead more

  • What Are Food Cravings? Is Your Body Really Trying to Tell You Something?

    For many years, researchers believed that a food craving was a signal that your body was missing a particular nutrient. For example, if you crave red meat then you may have an iron deficiency. Studies have shown, however, that cravings have nothing to do with a nutritional deficiency. So what are food cravings? They areRead more

  • How Do Chiropractors Measure Pain?

    Measuring a patient’s pain is an essential part of the chiropractic assessment prior to treatment. However, unlike objective measures such as the degree of spinal curvature or the range of joint movement, the amount of pain cannot be determined directly. Instead, doctors infer pain level from the patient or from associated signs. Together, patient self-reportingRead more