Back Pain

Is Cracking Your Neck or Back Bad for You?

Needing to Crack Your Neck or Back Is a Sign of a Weak Spine If you have ever had the urge to crack your back, have someone hug you and crack it for you, or crack your neck, you are not alone. Self-cracking one's spine or neck is something most people, or perhaps everyone, has [...]

By |2017-08-01T05:25:36+00:00October 27th, 2014|Back Pain, Neck Pain|Comments Off on Is Cracking Your Neck or Back Bad for You?

The NUCCA Difference – Understanding Upper Cervical Chiropractic

Your Spine and Atlas Subluxation             Have you ever wondered why a NUCCA specialist's technique is gentle? Do you ever go to your next appointment wondering when, if ever, they will twist your neck or crack your spine? You're not alone. Most people who believe in good health through Chiropractic have these questions. Let's take [...]

By |2018-04-27T12:35:12+00:00October 13th, 2014|Back Pain, Neck Pain, NUCCA|Comments Off on The NUCCA Difference – Understanding Upper Cervical Chiropractic

What is a Muscle Knot?

What Is a Muscle Knot? We have probably all experienced a muscle knot at one time or another. The pain can range from dull to sharp. We may ache all the time and feel increased pain when moving. The pain can be in a person’s back, neck, or shoulder. But what is a muscle knot [...]

By |2017-08-01T05:35:36+00:00September 1st, 2014|Back Pain, Neck Pain|Comments Off on What is a Muscle Knot?

What Causes Muscle Knots in The Neck?

Muscle Knots in the Neck You know that sharp pain you get in your neck sometimes when you turn your head too fast, or following an intense, weight training session? How about those stress headaches that end up causing the muscles in your neck to tighten up, making your shoulders feel hunched? Talk about irritating! [...]

By |2017-08-01T05:46:35+00:00July 28th, 2014|Back Pain, Neck Pain|Comments Off on What Causes Muscle Knots in The Neck?

5 Steps to Overcome Knotted Back Muscles

Back Muscle Knots Is your back full of knots? If you have knotted back muscles and pain you know how debilitating it can be. Back pain is extremely common with 80% of people experiencing back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, back pain is now the single leading cause of disability worldwide. [...]

By |2017-08-01T06:00:54+00:00May 26th, 2014|Back Pain|Comments Off on 5 Steps to Overcome Knotted Back Muscles

5 Steps to a Healthy Back That You Can Take Right Away

A Healthy Back Most of us tend to ignore our back, that is, until back pain flares up, resulting in a dull, constant ache and/or a sudden sharp pain or muscle knots. Back pain can be caused by a fracture, sprain, or other accidental injury, can be caused by a medical condition, being sedentary and overweight, [...]

By |2017-08-01T06:04:16+00:00May 5th, 2014|Back Pain|Comments Off on 5 Steps to a Healthy Back That You Can Take Right Away

Why do we get knots in the back muscles ?

Knots in Back Muscles I have patients that swear I have magic hands because I can find painful knots in the muscles in the back and neck. No magic, in chiropractic college we literally spend years practicing the art of the palpatory exam, or simply put, the art of examination by feeling the tissues with [...]

By |2017-08-01T07:06:29+00:00April 19th, 2012|Back Pain|3 Comments