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Use Glucosamine As an Aid For Wound-Healing Before And After Surgery

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Use Glucosamine As an Aid For Wound-Healing Before And After Surgery

Glucosamine supplementation is thought to help stimulate the healing process that comes before and after a surgical intervention. The substance is known for its impressive effects on diminishing arthritic pain in people’s hips, knees, ligaments, and tendons, and it doesn’t only reduce joint soreness, but it can also improve the production of hyaluronic acid. Even…

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Best Prevention and Coping Methods for Backache During Pregnancy

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Best Prevention and Coping Methods for Backache During Pregnancy

Carrying a baby during pregnancy not only places an enormous strain on a woman’s pelvis but also her back and spine, which help support the weight of the growing baby. It is estimated between 50-75% of pregnant women experience some form of lower back pain – while some who suffered from lower back pain before getting…

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Better Health: Five Things That Will Work Right Now

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Better Health: Five Things That Will Work Right Now

There is no shortage of health advice on the internet today. Lists of the most important habits and the newest strategies litter the web, some effective, some not. People want a quick-fix for their health. Unfortunately, a person’s body does not work like that; its health is based on the accumulation of many good choices…

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When Is It Time To Undergo Hand Surgery?

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When Is It Time To Undergo Hand Surgery?

Our hands are among the most useful and the most versatile parts of the body; everyday, we use them to clean ourselves, feed ourselves, and to fend not only for ourselves but for our family as well. Can you recall a day in which you did not ever need to use your hands for anything…

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Bounce Your Way To Office Health

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Bounce Your Way To Office Health

Ergonomics is the combination of two words ergon (work) and nomos (natural law). It refers to the study of workers’ relationship to their environment, especially to their office equipment and even more especially to their furniture. It’s something that most people have heard of, but which few people actually seriously consider. Until they’re almost crippled…

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Is PRP Therapy Really Effective?

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Is PRP Therapy Really Effective?

In various types of sports, athletes go through numerous injuries such as torn tendons, muscles, and ligaments. In order to heal the damaged tissues many athletes – both professional and amateur – are turning to PRP or platelet-rich plasma therapy. During the treatment, doctors withdraw a small bottle of the patient’s blood. Next, they spin it…

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Orthopedic Surgery Beyond Grey’s Anatomy

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Orthopedic Surgery Beyond Grey's Anatomy

Orthopedic Surgery Overview If you watch Grey’s Anatomy, perhaps you’re like me and the term orthopedic surgery immediately brings to mind Dr. Callie Torres, orthopedic surgeon extraordinaire who resets bones with her bare hands and rocks the perfect mix of externally tough and internally emotional. Callie was always one of my favorite characters on the…

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You Won’t Believe Some Of These Facts About The Human Spine

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You Won't Believe Some Of These Facts About The Human Spine

You know the phrase “Put your back into it.” Well, it’s good advice because your back provides your body with its strength and functionality, but please, don’t put your back too hard into it because your spine is the most important thing you’ve got going. Your backbone is arguably the most fascinating thing about the…

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Whiplash and Chronic Pain

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Whiplash and Chronic Pain

As a Charlotte, NC Chiropractor I see a lot of patients with all kind of injuries. In my experience, the injuries that respond the quickest to treatment are of acute nature. Such injuries have happened within only a few days and have been correctly diagnosed and treated. Restoring the proper joint motion, controlling inflammation, and…

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Top Three Massage Therapy Techniques

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Top Three Massage Therapy Techniques

When was the last time you had a massage? I would imagine for some of you it has been a while, and for others, perhaps you have never once experienced a massage in your entire life. Many people take advantage of massage therapy simply for pleasure and relaxation. Others require the services of a trained…

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