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Recovering after a car accident

I had a small car accident two years ago. I thought I was okay when I walked away, but then I started getting terrible neck pain. It was impossible to ignore and used to wake me up all through the night. The doctor diagnosed me with whiplash and sent me away with pain medication that just left me feeling groggy and terrible. The only thing which has actually helped me over this time has been regular adjustments and manipulations from my chiropractor. If you have terrible neck or back pain from whiplash, then this blog should be a great resource for you.

How to Treat and Prevent Shoulder Pain Without Drugs

Shoulder pain is uncomfortable and inconvenient, preventing you from doing everything you want to. Your pain could be caused by poor posture, a rotator cuff disorder, arthritis or a joint condition. You might notice discomfort while stretching, lying on your side at night, or moving your shoulders to put on a coat or jacket. There are a number of treatments for shoulder pain, and some involve medication. Although painkillers and hormone injections might be necessary for severe conditions, it's worth trying some other options first. Read More 

3 Ways A Chiropractor Can Ease Back Pain In Pregnancy

It's best to avoid the use of any non-essential medication when you're pregnant, and some painkillers have been proven unsafe in pregnancy. However, back pain and discomfort are common in pregnancy, so what can be done to ease those aches and pains and let you get on with enjoying being pregnant? Chiropractic care is safe at all stages of pregnancy and targets the source of your pain. Here's an overview of three ways a chiropractor can ease back pain: Read More 

Pain In The Neck? Natural And Drug-Free Ways To Get Relief

Chronic pain can at best be a distraction from your day to day tasks, and at worst cause irritability and depression. Neck pain is a common occurrence, with around 70% of people experiencing some form of neck pain during their lifetime. While pain killers can help to alleviate the severity of neck pain, they will only mask the symptoms and generally do nothing to eliminate the cause of the pain. Fortunately, there are drug-free and natural ways that you can get to the root of the problem and rid yourself of the proverbial pain in the neck. Read More 

Safe Lifting for Maximum Gain

Incorrect posture or tight muscles in the hamstrings often cause lower back pain from intense gym training. If you want to maintain your workout routine without jeopardising your health, then following a strict routine of mobilisation, dynamic stretches, warmup sets and cooling down will certainly help. Ensuring that you train with warm muscles that are flexible enough to stretch if put under a little too much tension will help to minimise strains and tears. Read More 

No Pain, All Gain

Back pain is something that most gym goers will suffer from at some stage or another, either through developing muscle imbalances or performing an exercise with too much weight and improper form. To avoid spending long periods of time away from training it's important to try and prevent back pain before it occurs, as it can cause discomfort for long periods of time depending on the severity of it. Using these simple tips will help you to prevent unnecessary injury as well as help to de-stress you and improve your flexibility. Read More