Pregnancy Care

Lower Back Braces

Doctors who treat lower back injuries are sometimes asked by their patient if they should wear a lower back brace or support during treatment, at work or indefinitely. When braces were first used for lower back pain, it was thought that it would… Continue reading

Sciatica and Chiropractic Care

Leg pain or sciatica is a common complaint. The question arises, is the pain true sciatica or is it caused by something else other than a pinched nerve in the spine. There is bountiful literature regarding with the use of drugs or surgery… Continue reading

How Do Probiotics Help Me?

Probiotics have been around for many years. It was not until the earlier part of the first decade of this century that the study and evaluation of probiotics has accelerated. Many claims have been made, but what are the benefits of probiotics to your health and your family? What are the dangers? Are all probiotics the same... Continue reading

I’m Pregnant, Can I Have Chiropractic Treatment?

Chiropractic care is often utilized for lower back pain during pregnancy. Back pain is the most common complaint of women seeking care when pregnant. It has been reported that up to 50% of pregnancies manifest lower back pain. Chiropractic treatment has been recommended by obstetricians as they recognize the importance of their patient's comfort during pregnancy. Relief from pain allows the patient to perform her activities of daily living with less stress and strain on the back. Chiropractic offers lower back pain relief..... Continue reading

After Pregnancy Care Of The Lower Back

After your baby is born, you have to take care of yourself. How can improper lifting, bending, reaching or carrying the baby be a problem? How do I put the baby in the back of the car in the baby's seat? What things around the house or at work should I do to help prevent low back injury? Read on.... Continue reading

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