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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Discovering the Root Cause of Numbness and Tingling

If one is experiencing numbness or tingling in the body, it is a good time to seek care from a professional. It is often the body’s way of letting one know that something is wrong. It is vital to find the root cause and then work to correct it. Why Tingling and Numbness May Occur A number of different things…

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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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What’s Behind the Tingling Feeling in the Hands and Fingers?

When a person is experiencing tingling in their hands or fingers, it is a warning sign from the body that something is not quite right. Some reasons for tingling are: Herniated or slipped disc: Discs are spongy substances between each vertebra of the spine that keep them from rubbing against one another. If they move out of place, a person…

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