Chiropractic Treatment and Health Topicsby Dr. Mark Chiungos
What is Chiropractic? This is a question that I commonly hear. The best definition that I’ve come across is by the World Federation of Chiropractic:
“A health profession concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the effect of these disorders on the function of the nervous system and general health. There is an emphasis on manual treatments including spinal adjustments with soft tissue manipulation.
Sciatica is a common ailment that increasingly affects people because of extensive sitting in front of a computer or other
Tom Brady, the renowned quarterback of the New England Patriots, and his TB12 health regimen have gained impressive notoriety over the past few years. Now as Brady celebrates his fortieth birthday and shows few signs of slowing down, he is gaining many converts to his TB12 health and lifestyle regimen. Several of his n
My experience from over two decades of practice, confirms that each person responds to pain differently, therefore there is no exact strategy for addressing a painful back that works for everyone. For example, many patients will respond to a painful back with bed rest
Spring is a long awaited season for many of us in New England. The Winter too often restricts our activity to the indoors and limits our mobility and use of our upper body. Many of us in the chiropractic field acknowledge the “seasonality” factor we see each season
Chiropractic medicine typically takes a holistic approach to a persons health and well-being. One area of critical importance is the stuff we put in our body. Nutrition is key because so much of what we eat and rink directly affects our muscles, bones, hydration, brain functioning, immune system and much more.
By staying in your suggested weight range you will relieve the pressure on your back and joints. Relieving this pressure will increase your range of motion and better enable you to move. Exercise is but one component of weight loss.
I’m often asked by my patients who have had excellent results from their ongoing chiropractic wellness visits, as to the potential for chiropractic care to assist in weight loss. In short, chiropractic care is not just about correcting misalignments in the spine but a great resource for overall health.
A key component of wellness in the human body is the healthy balance that is maintained between the musculature of the body and spinal alignment. Therefore, it is essential to understand that the body is composed of 60-70% water;
This is a common question I hear from new patients.The short answer is No! However as a further precaution, prior to adjusting a new patient I will always do a new patient intake questionnaire where I review any sensitivities and pre-existing pain that a person may have.