Strive Chiropractic Blog

The Link Between Posture and Neck Pain and Headaches

You know the feeling— when you wake up, it’s the first thing to greet you. When you go to bed, it’s the last thing you think about. Small movements throughout the day act as reminders of its presence. Achiness and fatigue seem to dominate your waking hours.  If you’re struggling with neck and shoulder pain…

Take Control Of Lower Back Pain With These 3 Exercises

If you’ve been plagued by lower back pain and discomfort, you’re not alone. An astonishing 80 percent of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Not to mention, it is also the leading cause of job-related disability and is cited as the number one reason for missed work time. For a…

Sedentary Lifestyle Linked to Poor Health

Do you spend hours sitting at a desk while working? Does your day involve staring at a screen for focused periods of time? Do you notice your posture struggling with the surprising demands of sitting?  You’re not alone. The average American now spends more than 10 hours per day in front of a screen. As…

4 Easy Ways To Manage Sciatica Throughout the Day

Do you have consistent leg or back pain that you might describe as burning, tingling, or even sharp? Sciatica could be to blame.  Sciatica pain starts in the lower back, moves through the buttocks and into the large sciatic nerve in the back of each leg. Because it often gets worse when you sit down,…

5 Neck Pain Causes That Might Surprise You (And When To See A Doctor)

Many people experience neck pain at some point in their lives. From poor posture to osteoarthritis, the causes of neck pain vary considerably from person to person, but sufferers know the symptoms all too well: Pain that gets worse when you hold your head in one position for extended periods, perhaps when you’re driving or…

When Is Degenerative Disc Disease The Cause Of Lower Back Pain?

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) occurs when normal changes in spinal discs take place over time, causing you pain. Think of spinal discs as shock absorbers in between the vertebrae of your spine which help it to stay flexible. As you age, the discs begin to break down. This process is a natural occurrence, but if…