Strive Chiropractic Blog

Six Hidden Signals A Child’s Spine is Out of Alignment

Your body is a network of complex systems that can be tough to figure out. Take, for example, the central nervous system, the ultimate overseer of the body’s complex systems. In your central nervous system, the spine is in place to protect the spinal cord, which in turn sends out messages from the brain to…

What Are Cluster Headaches – and What Gets Rid of Them?

It’s no exaggeration that cluster headaches bring some of the most profound levels of pain known to mankind.  Patients have described cluster headache pain as a hot dagger being poked through the eye and into the brain. My apologies for the very graphic description but seriously, the pain is intense. Women have compared cluster headaches…

Where Hip Pain May Really Be Coming From

Pain in the hip is, well…a pain. From normal everyday life activities like running errands and doing household chores to participation in exercise or sports, if you have a nagging hip issue, it has a way of transcending all of your activities except those that keep you at complete rest. That is a total bummer…

Diet and Joint Inflammation— Are They Connected?

Ever feel achy after eating fried foods? Or your joints feel a little stiffer after that fast food run the day before?   What you eat matters, particularly if you are prone to joint inflammation. Knowing which foods help your joints and which should be avoided are essential to maintaining a healthy, functioning body— and relieving…

Watch Your Back: Common Back Injuries From Car Accidents

Have you been in a car accident recently? Are you experiencing lingering back pain? If so, you’re one of many. In the estimated 4.5 million people who were injured in car accidents in 2018 alone, the most common injuries were related to the neck or back areas.  Back injuries can range in severity, but also…

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4 Ways Chiropractic Treatment Boosts Athletes’ Health

Are you training for a marathon, participating in a regular competitive tennis game, or a big fan of rock climbing? From weight control to keeping heart disease at bay to boosting your mood, the health benefits of regular exercise and physical activity are hard to ignore.  But all pro athletes will tell you there’s a…