Monthly Archives: November 2014

5 Spinal Injury Symptoms That Mean You Need to Seek Treatment ASAP

Why physical rehab is important

Many people come to chiropractors seeking treatment for low back pain. While the pain these patients experience is sometimes nothing more than a mild lower back strain (which requires rest and strengthening to heal — that’s why physical rehab is important), some types of back pain are spinal injury symptoms that should be taken very seriously. Here are some signs that you should seek treatment for back pain as soon as possible:

  1. Chronic Pain

    In general, you should seek treatment for any kind of back pain that lasts longer than three days. If it hasn’t healed on its own by then, it’s likely it never will; a study published in 2003 by the European Spine Journal showed that people who did not seek treatment for their pain were still experiencing it a

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Women Between the Ages of 35 and 60 Read This

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Menopause is a natural part of life. For women, going through menopause can be quite difficult. No one is exactly “prepared” for menopause. It is, after all, impossible to experience before you get it! Menopause is the stage of every woman’s life which brings an end to her fertility. The average age of menopause with menopause is 51, although it can start as early as 35 and can last as late as the 60s. Menopause can come with its problems, including but not limited to exhaustion, mood swings, and hot flashes. Treatments do exist for menopause (as well as perimenopause, a period of altered menstrual cycles that usually precedes menopause). Menopause solutions may vary but

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Could Your Back Pain Be the Sign of a Serious Medical Problem?

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Pain is a normal part of life, whether you’re affected by back pain or seeking relief for muscle pain. However, while most aches are caused by daily stress and activity, it shouldn’t be forgotten that pain is the body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong. Accordingly, even the simplest discomfort can actually be the sign of a serious medical problem, especially if it is paired with other symptoms. Could your chronic pain be something more? Read on to find out.

Pain in Middle of Back, Focused on One Side
If you have persistent back pain located halfway up your ribs and focused on one side of the body, look out for severe abdominal or groin pain, difficulty urinating, or blood in your u

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Consider Assisted Living for Your Disabled Loved One

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Caring for a loved one with a disability can be very difficult. Certainly, you love them, and would do anything for them, but it can become all-consuming. A disabled adult can be particularly difficult to care for, depending on the type and severity of their disability.

Oftentimes, it becomes necessary to transfer the care of such individuals into the hands of professionals. But this shouldn’t be considered “giving up.” Assisted living for disabled individuals allows them to live their lives as though they were not disabled, or as close to that as they can get. They can still have their independence, while at the same time having trained professionals on hand to care for them, and assist with tasks they cannot perform themselves.

Assisted living communities like these guarantee that your loved o

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Three Easy Tips for Preventing Lower Back Pain

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It is estimated that four out of five people will experience back pain at one point in their lives. People affected by lower back pain can also suffer from peripheral effects. Side effects of lower back pain include numbness, pain, or tingling in limbs, as well as neck pain and stiff muscles. To avoid expensive, invasive, or treatment options that involve prescription medication, it is best to take preventative measures. Here are three tips for preventing lower back pain.

1. Exercise Regularly.
One way to help prevent or alleviate back pain is to exercise regularly. It might be tempting to rest, since pain can make exercising difficult and uncomfortable, but it can actuall

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