Category Archives: Main Line Chiropractor Answers

The Athlete’s Solution

Low back pain is one of the most common sources of pain in athletes. Back injuries in athletes can range from strained muscles to more long-term, chronic lumbar pain. By helping the muscle relax and improve blood circulation, chiropractic treatment can help athletes recover properly without the use of drugs or invasive surgeries. Regular visits […]

What Causes Inflammation and How to Relieve It

What Causes Inflammation and How to Relieve It

Despite the negative connotation, inflammation in its proper function is actually good for our bodies. The body’s white blood cells and immune proteins protect us from infection, viruses, and bacteria. Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response — we can’t heal without it! However, when it gets out of control, or the immune system […]

How Can I Prevent a Hip/Knee Replacement?

How Can I Prevent a Hip/Knee Replacement?

Are you avoiding your next doctor’s appointment, afraid that your persistent knee or hip pain will lead him or her to recommend a joint replacement? While sometimes this can be inevitable, there are many less drastic measures you may want to try first. Weight Loss and Exercise Exercise and weight loss are your first line […]

Whats the Best Way to Sleep Pain Free?

What's the Best Way to Sleep Pain Free?



When you spend your nights tossing and turning and cursing your pain, there’s bound to be some repercussions. Each stage of sleep is important to feel properly rested, energized, and on your game. On average, we go through four to six cycles of sleep stages per night: light sleep, deep sleep, and REM (rapid eye […]

What Are Different Types of Headaches and Their Causes?

What Are Different Types of Headaches and Their Causes?

Whether it’s a dull, throbbing ache, or a sharp, stabbing pain, we are all familiar with the misery of an unrelenting headache. Headaches interfere with our day-to-day activities, our nighttime festivities, and everything in between. Have you ever gotten a headache or migraine and wondered: What caused this? Am I dehydrated? Am I stressed out? […]

How Can I Maintain My Range of Motion As I Age?

How Can I Maintain My Range of Motion As I Age?

As the years go by, we all start to notice a drop in our flexibility and range of motion. (Ever tried reaching for your shoelaces past the age of 40?) We may move a bit slower, feel weaker and achier, and find that our everyday tasks are becoming, well, a little harder than they used […]

Is Surgery the Only Option for Spinal Disc Injuries?

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If you have a spinal disc injury, your first thought and fear may be, “Will this require surgery?” Before we answer this question, let’s cover the basics. What is a spinal disc? There are 23 discs in the human spine: 12 in the middle back, 5 in the lower back, and 6 in the neck. […]

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Me Reach My Peak Athletic Performance?

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Me Reach My Peak Athletic Performance?

Did you know that most professional sports teams have a chiropractor looking after their athletes? There’s a good reason for this. Regular chiropractic care can be key in reaching and maintaining peak athletic performance, especially in the midst of punishing schedules of practices and games. How does chiropractic care keep athletes at their peak? In […]

How Do Spinal Misalignments Occur?

How Do Spinal Misalignments Occur?

If you have a misaligned spine, also known as a “spinal subluxation,” you’re most likely experiencing nagging pain, frustration, and difficulty completing your daily activities. Many people don’t realize that spinal misalignments not only affect your neck and back, they can trigger pain throughout your entire body! The misaligned vertebrae puts pressure on the nerves […]

What Are the Effects of Whiplash?

What Are the Effects of Whiplash?

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, particularly one in which your car was struck from behind, you may have experienced minor to severe “whiplash.” What is whiplash? In a rear-end car accident, here’s what happens: The impact of the other vehicle causes the lower bones in your neck to hyperextend in a backward […]