Clients often ask Chiropractors and occupational therapists about referred pain: ‘What is it and how come I have it?’ The answer, is basically, referred is pain that is felt in one part of the body but whose source is in another area, and at times, far from the part that is hurting. Referred pain is … [Read more...] about Referred Pain Chiropractic Clinic Newsletter 2017 September
Spinach is Worth Adding to Your Diet This leafy green is high in Vitamin C which can boost your immune system, but more than that, spinach is full of beta carotene and antioxidants which help the immune system fight infection. You only need to cook it lightly with a drop of water, or you can add … [Read more...] about The Path Towards Wellness
At Langer Health, various treatments are offered for whiplash injury by our team of chiropractors and occupational therapists. They include: Techniques such as muscle stimulation, dry needling, and soft tissue therapy. In order to recondition the neurological and muscular systems and to lessen … [Read more...] about How Whiplash Injuries Can Be Healed
What happens in the body during a whiplash injury? Many things happen in the body during whiplash: The impact can stretch and tear the muscles and ligaments that support the spine. If the damage is serious the discs can swell, rupture or tear. The range and motion of vertebrae can be … [Read more...] about Understanding the Damage of Whiplash Injuries
Whiplash can be an excruciatingly painful injury and occurs when the neck is thrust into extension, usually in car accidents. However it can be caused by falls, knocks, slips or when playing a sport. Causes of mild whiplash surprise many sufferers when they realise that they have such an injury … [Read more...] about Whiplash – Clinic Newsletter 2017
Treatment can involve: • Manipulation and adjustments of the spine to release the muscle spasm. • Exercise is recommended, and your Chiropractor will suggest specific movements to help strengthen the back muscles to support the spine and relieve the pain. • Your Chiropractor might recommend heat … [Read more...] about Treatment Options for Facet Joint Pain
Injury to the facet joints is essentially a sprain caused by an excessive movement which damages the joint capsule, resulting in swelling, inflammation and pain. The vicious cycle continues, with the pain then causing a protective mechanism to occur. This is when the muscles go into spasm to protect … [Read more...] about How are facet joints injured and treated?
The spine is a collection of connected joints, with the facet joints, or zygapophyseal joints, making your back flexible and enabling you to bend and twist. Back pain is usually caused by Facet Joint Syndrome, sometimes known as Facet Joint Sprain and obviously involves the facet joints, the small … [Read more...] about What are facet joints and how do they function?