Chiropractic Care Blog

See the latest content from our chiropractic physicians regarding chiropractic manipulation, dry needling, acupuncture, stretching, and rehab exercises.

The Problems with Sitting

A study from the Journal of the National Cancer Institute gained major media attention last year when the results showed that extended sitting is leading to major diseases. This study spiked articles such as “Sitting is the New Smoking” and “Ways Sitting...

Neck Flexibility Exercises

People often ask me “What kind of stretches and exercises can I do for neck pain and stiffness?” In fact, I had a friend ask me that question today. I love getting this question because rehab is a part of our treatment plan in 95% patients. Patients are...

Does Tylenol Help Back Pain?

New research is making a big splash in the treatment of low back pain. A recent study published in The Lancet (2014 Jul 23) found that acetaminophen (Tylenol) was no more effective than a placebo in relieving the symptoms of chronic low back pain. The...

Relief of Back and Hip Pain from Hockey

Hockey is becoming an increasingly popular sport in the Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, and Raleigh area for high school-aged kids. I’ll cover the common issues I’m finding so you know how to spot them and identify when to see a chiropractor for treatment. 1)...

Chiropractic for Piriformis Syndrome

How many of you know someone with sciatica? It seems to be a very common diagnosis. Did you know that a lot of sciatic pain can be attributed to the piriformis muscle? The piriformis muscle is a small muscle located under your glutes deep in your buttock....

Natural Headache Relief

Headaches are very common. In fact, Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches and a lot of these cases are due to tension. Many people turn to NSAIDs to relieve their pain. NSAIDs are over the counter medications which include ibuprofen (such as...

Chiropractic for Sacroiliitis

There are a lot of causes of back pain and chiropractic care is an effective treatment for many of them. Lower back pain is the second most common neurological complaint behind headaches, which chiropractic care can often bring relief. Today we’ll look at...

Chiropractic for Suboccipital Headaches

Chiropractic is great for those struggling with headaches, in fact, it is one of the top three reasons patients present to our office along with back pain and neck pain. For some, headaches have become something they just “deal with” and are what they...

What Conditions can Chiropractors Help?

What conditions can chiropractors help? We get that question a lot! Let’s look at some conditions that chiropractors are generally very good at helping with. You probably knew chiropractors could help these conditions: Back pain, neck pain, and spinal pain...

Chiropractor for Joint Injury

Human joints are what allow us to move and carry out normal daily activities. As many people know far too well, though, joint injury can quickly occur leaving the joint inflamed and painful. The knees, shoulders, ankles, and spine are the most commonly...

How to Work Out Knots in Your Upper Back

Neck and upper back pain don’t have to be a daily occurrence. Here’s an easy exercise you can do for relief: Use a lacrosse ball to work the muscles for pain relief. Lacrosse balls are cheap, easy to find, and you can take them anywhere. EVERYONE should...