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Category: Chiropractic

Post Covid Pain Syndrome

Written By Wellness Heights on November 29, 2021

Post COVID muscle pain and soreness affects nearly 10% of those that have had COVID 19.  It is more common in those with co-morbidities such as diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.  There has been little research done on how to treat... Read More

What are muscle imbalances?

Written By Wellness Heights on August 28, 2021

Muscle imbalances develop when one muscle group is stronger than the muscle group opposing it, for example, when your quad is stronger then your hamstring.  When a strength imbalance exists, the stronger muscle tightens up and the opposing muscle lengthens... Read More

Chronic Pain

Written By Wellness Heights on July 28, 2021

Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons adults seek medical care.  Pain lasting 3 months or more has been linked to activity limitations, dependence on opioids, anxiety and depression, and reduced quality of life.  There are several ways chronic... Read More

Chiropractic Myths

Written By Wellness Heights on July 7, 2021

Some people see chiropractic care as a last resort for their pain because they have heard negative things about the profession.  Here is a glimpse at some of the top myths we have heard over the years. Myth: Having an adjustment... Read More

Prolonged Sitting and Pain

Written By Wellness Heights on June 23, 2021

My kids recently played baseball out in Gulf Shores.  We drove out there and as the hours passed I slowly felt pain increasing throughout my low back and neck and shoulder.  I couldn't wait to stop and stand up!  It... Read More

Stress and Tension

Written By Wellness Heights on May 17, 2021

We deal with physical, emotional, and environmental stress on a daily basis.  That prolonged stress can result in muscle tension through decreased activity, poor posture, and decreased blood flow.  Stress can affect almost every part of the body such as... Read More

What is the difference between a sprain and a strain?

Written By Wellness Heights on November 13, 2020

The difference between a sprain and a strain is the tissue that is involved.  There may also be a difference in treatment depending on the grade of the injury.  A sprain is damage to a ligament which is a tissue that... Read More

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