Understanding Muscle Knots and How to Help Them

Muscle knots happen to almost everyone at one time or another. They may present themselves as a dull ache or a sharp, stabbing pain often exacerbated by movement. Muscle knots can occur in your shoulder, neck, back, or almost anywhere on the body. So, why do they happen, and is there anything that can be done for them? Why Muscle…

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Is Back Pain Really Alleviated Through Back Surgery?

In America alone, 600,000 people have back surgery each year. The unfortunate results are that some end up having more pain afterward. A study in the Spine Journal looks at whether back surgery is successful. Evidence shows fusion surgery does not get rid of back pain for a large number of people. One example is of Nancy who opted to…

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Living Well Chiropractic – Relieving Torticollis in Plymouth, MN

Torticollis is a condition that develops due to damage of the nervous system, spine, and muscles. It causes the head to tilt to one side and twists the neck and chin to the other side. It may be a genetic condition, or it may have happened at birth. If it is present at birth, it is referred to as congenital…

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Why Posture Plays a Vital Role in Your Health

Posture may not even come to mind when the average person thinks about health in general. However, poor posture can have major effects throughout the body and result in everything from breathing difficulties to chronic neck and back pain. Thus, posture needs to be given attention whether one is sitting or standing. Since poor posture is an easy habit to…

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Caring for Your Spine During Pregnancy

Prenatal care is a major focus for an expectant mother. You want the environment for your unborn child to be as healthy as possible. This also reduces the risk of complications at birth. We’re going to consider three things that you should pay attention to while a child is forming in your womb. Proper Hygiene – Bodily fluids from another…

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Your Body’s Back Pain in Plymouth MN

Your Internal Warning System Did you know that when you feel pain, your body is warning you that there is something wrong and that you need to take care of. You’re probably thinking that that’s obvious because what’s wrong is that your feel pain. Unfortunately, that causes many people to turn to medication to help them not feel pain. Though,…

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