Spring is finally here! After a long, cold winter, we can go outside again. Beavers run on the grass, the turkeys are out and about. In Western North Carolina, Spring means heavy rains, longer days, many flowers to pick, and healthy munchies to nibble. Some of the most powerful and beneficial fruits and veggies are produced during this season, and the good news is that you can pretty much find them in most stores. Read on below to learn about 10 spring foods that you can enjoy now!
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.