Strive Chiropractic Blog

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Scoliosis

Diagnosing and Treating Adolescent Scoliosis  Scoliosis screenings are often part of elementary and middle school health exams. However, scoliosis can be easily missed, as the onset and development are usually gradual and only noticeable when bending over.  Scoliosis can sometimes cause pain and muscle imbalances that cause the spine to pull on attached muscles, ligaments…

Puttin’ The Squeeze on Tension Headaches

Persistent head and neck pain.  A dull, achy sensation all over the head. A persistent ache behind the eyes.  A painful scalp.  A rubber band pulled tight around the head.  These are just a few of the ways people describe their tension headaches.  A tension headache is the most common type of headache, and regular…

Is Shoulder Osteoarthritis Irreversible?

Chronic shoulder pain. Constant achiness. Discomfort with any overhead movements. Do any of these symptoms have you soberly nodding your head in agreement? We may have some less-than-awesome news for you: if you’re experiencing chronic shoulder pain that doesn’t seem to quit, you could have osteoarthritis in your shoulders. Before you panic about the “arthritis”…

82 neck pain chiropractic treatment Neck Pain & Stretching

Why Stretching Isn’t Enough To Combat Neck Pain

Stiff neck. Limited range of motion. Pain upon waking up in your upper back and shoulders. Whether your discomfort is from the residual effects of an accident or from chronic stiffness over the years, neck pain and discomfort has a way of meddling its way into many aspects of life.  And, if you’ve grown used…

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4 Common Causes of Tingling Hands and When to Be Concerned

Tingling hands and fingers – it seems so minor! And, maybe just a little annoying?  It might come on after using your smartphone a bit more liberally one week, or after spending more time at your keyboard than usual. Did your hand just fall asleep? And should you be concerned? In general, an occasional tingling…

Why They Call It ‘Failed Back Surgery Syndrome’

Chronic back pain has a way of infiltrating so many nooks and crannies of life. It can get in the way of taking vacations with family, doing the exercises that you love most, and even interfere with proper sleep. All of these pieces over time can feel incredibly detrimental to a good quality of life. …