While breastfeeding is instinctive and innate for a newborn baby it doesn’t always come without some difficulties. Unfortunately, many healthcare professionals overseeing a new mom and her baby are unaware of the connection between stress on a newborn’s spine and breastfeeding difficulties. Physical stress on a newborn’s spine is often a result of poor positioning in utero and trauma related to the birthing process. Failure to recognize the signs of structural misalignment in a newborn and/or lack of education on breastfeeding solutions can leave a new mother feeling overwhelmed… Read Full Post
Sciatica is a common, yet misunderstood condition that affects up to 40 percent of the population. Most cases of mild sciatica resolve on their own. However, when sciatica doesn’t resolve on its own, it can lead to chronic pain and muscle weakness. When this happens, rely on the expertise of a chiropractic team, like the one at Advanced Medical of Twin Cities, to relieve your pain in a safe manner and without medication.
Sciatica is a label for pain that’s triggered when your sciatic nerve becomes pinched. Your sciatic nerve travels from your lower back, past your hips, and down each leg. Sciatica pain can be found anywhere along this path and is often felt through the entire length. Read Full Post
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition where the median nerve that runs from the forearm into the hand becomes compressed. Carpal tunnel can cause significant pain and result in numbness that makes it difficult to use your hand properly. Carpal tunnel affects approximately 3% of the population in the United States. If you have carpal tunnel, you are well-aware of how uncomfortable the condition can be. Fortunately, there are effective treatments that do not require surgery. Chiropractic care can help relieve the pain of carpal tunnel and can often improve mobility and range of motion in the process.
The first signs of carpal tunnel often include a feeling of pins and needles in the wrist, hands, and fingers. You may notice some numbness from time to time, especially after using Read Full Post
As the weather changes, joint pain is a symptom experienced by many. There are several theories as to why pain surfaces during weather changes. Overall joint and bone pain are one of the most common symptoms reported. The correlation between changing weather and bone/joint pain has been studied for years, and while no conclusive evidence exists, there are many people who strongly believe the weather plays a role in their pain.
Theories behind weather and joint pain often cite barometric pressure as a primary reason for joint pain. Barometric pressure is the weight of the atmosphere that surrounds us, and as the weather changes, the barometric pressure drops, which can cause joints to swell Read Full Post
Arthritis can be a debilitating disease and interfere with your everyday life. If you are seeking a safe, natural treatment to manage the painful symptoms of arthritis, a chiropractic approach can be an option. Chiropractors are trained to use many techniques to help ease pain and tension that can be specific to your needs, including arthritis. The main goal in chiropractic care at Advanced Medical of Twin Cities is to alleviate pain by adjusting in the spine and skeleton to relieve stress and correct alignment and balance within the body.
Arthritis is categorized as inflammation of one or more joints. Symptoms of arthritis can appear suddenly or develop over time. Common symptoms of arthritis involve the joint and include pain, limited motion, swelling, and stiffness. Read Full Post
Headaches can range from annoying to debilitating, and it is estimated that more than 45 million Americans battle frequent migraines or tension headaches. Some headaches can be traced back to a specific action (missing a meal, stress, dehydration, or alcohol consumption) and other times, headaches can come on without warning and cannot be connected to anything specific. Treatment for headaches can range from over-the-counter pain reducers to changes to diet and exercise and changes to sleep schedule. Advanced Medical of Twin Cities has helped many clients finally find relief from headaches with a comprehensive and non-invasive treatment approach.
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If you experience multiple headaches each week (or month), then you should consider seeking treatment rather than relying on over-the-counter medicines Read Full Post