Strive Chiropractic Blog

9 Exercises to Eliminate Shoulder Tension

That shoulder and neck pain that creeps up, and then just seems to stick around – it almost feels like a new part of life that we should just accept, doesn’t it? We may crack jokes about “getting older” and not feeling as spry as we once did when we were younger, but the shoulder…

The Back Injury That Won’t Go Away

The numbers don’t lie – back pain is one of the most commonly reported reasons for missed work.  For anyone who has dealt with or managed chronic back pain from an injury, they understand why. The aching, radiating pain that sets up shop from many common back conditions can make it difficult to complete simple…

The Surprising Cause of Back Pain

Are you experiencing back pain, you don’t know why and it just won’t go away? The real problem may actually lie in your legs and feet. Seriously! As counterintuitive as that may sound, our bodies are complex systems and connected in ways that can be difficult to discern without more advanced medical knowledge. Oftentimes when…

Overcoming Arthritic Neck Pain At Home

Are you experiencing constant stiffness and pain in your neck? Perhaps you’ve noticed yourself getting headaches that seem to originate from your neck and shoulder area. Or, maybe the range of motion while turning your head feels compromised.  If any of these symptoms have you nodding your head along (and wincing in pain), you may…

Back And Glute Pain May Not Be Sciatica

Lower back pain. Glute pain. Tingling. Numbness. Shooting pain.  These symptoms all sound like sciatica. And, with almost 40% of the entire population experiencing sciatica, it’s become a fairly common diagnosis. However, as it turns out, there’s another diagnosis out there sometimes masquerading with almost identical symptoms: SI joint pain and dysfunction. If you’ve been…

Heal And Prevent Shin Splints

Have you ever started a running routine just to be held up by constant pain along the shin bones?  The pain extends to both before and after running and what at first may feel like a nuisance, can grow to make running more and more unbearable. It can feel like a bit of betrayal from…