Chiropractic Is a Safe Alternative
When it comes to musculoskeletal matters, many people are not sure whether to choose standard medicine or alternative care. Some are curious about chiropractic but are not sure if it is safe, or where to find a trustworthy Doctor of Chiropractic. Today, there are over 70,000 chiropractors in the United States. Chiropractors study at graduate-level health colleges, and can treat disorders of the bones, nerves, muscles, and ligaments. They usually complete 8 years of higher education before becoming licensed. In addition, they often take additional training courses and become certified in different specialties, such as: rehabilitation, nutrition, and more.
Back pain and sciatica are common causes of discomfort and disability in the United States today. In fact, about 85% of Americans will see a doctor at some point in their lives regarding their back pain. Sciatica is a pain that is felt along the sciatic nerve (starting from the lower back through the hips, buttocks, and down each leg), and there are numerous causes that can lead to this discomfort. In this article, we will explore some of the most common causes of back pain as well as how these can be treated with chiropractic care and lifestyle changes.
You may have heard that chiropractic care is good for your alignment, but what does that mean? Does chiropractic help with other conditions? In this post, we walk you through 5 unique benefits of regular chiropractic treatment to improve your quality of life.
2020 has shown us many different sides of life – the good, the bad, the ugly, and the unexpected. We have had to resort to creative means to solve life’s daily problems. One of these is the topic of our fitness. We are lucky to live in beautiful Asheville, where it is relatively easy to social distance and exercise outside. Nonetheless, many people are missing their gyms and group classes. Even so, some are now wondering if they can save the cost and time of attending a fitness center. We have great news for you – you can exercise at home and get a great workout! Exercising at home means that you must push yourself to a limit that is apt for your body, age, and level of fitness, but with consistency and discipline, you will see results. Stop by and see Dr. K for a thorough consultation and personalized plan to achieve your health and fitness goals, but you can begin now with one of these super effective workouts listed below! Remember, not every kind of workout is suited for everyone (especially the higher intensity ones), and if you suffer from certain conditions, we recommend you consult with Dr. K and your family doctor first.
Ah, Fall! Pumpkin spice, fallen leaves, bright colors, and chilly temperatures await us. If you’re anything like me, you sure like to put on hiking boots and go hike somewhere along the Blue Ridge Mountains.
You’ll be fine, right? Taking care of yourself in Autumn is the same as in Summer?
Close. Remember what with each season, new incoming weather, etc. there are always specific ways to protect yourself. Read along for a comprehensive list of your to-do’s to make sure you are maximizing your health this Fall!