Rolling the Pain Away With Foam Rollers

  If you’ve ever had a massage, then I don’t need to tell you how nice they are. They relieve tension, sooth soreness, loosen tight muscles, and reduce back pain. However, as beneficial as massages are, they’re not always practical. They can be expensive and time consuming, and finding time to hit the spa or doctor’s office can be difficult. But fear not,  a device called a foam roller can replicate the effects of a massage at your convenience. Myofascial Release Typically, (read more...)

Treating Sciatica: A Chiropractor’s Take

Under Pressure: Dealing with Sciatica from Compressed Nerves One of the most common afflictions that we encounter at the office is sciatica. Sciatica is a collection of symptoms, usually including acute pain that is linked to the stress of the lower spinal nerve roots. Most sciatica patients describe burning or shooting pain down the back of the upper leg, or a dull but persistent ache in the same place. The pain is usually a result of the lowest lumbar nerve (the “L5,” we call it) being (read more...)