For many people post-pandemic, working from home is the normal way of doing business. Some still go into an office to work daily. Regardless of your location, there has been an uptick of people experiencing back pain due to improper and uncomfortable office chairs and the lack of a proper ergonomic setup.
It is important that you create a workspace that is beneficial Read Full Post
Increased workload, less exercise, poor diet, more travel, financial stress, work stress and increased family stress. These things can place increased stress on our nervous system and body which results in physiological changes. Acute and chronic stress can lead to pain, anxiety, sleep issues, and digestive issues. Acupuncture is a drug-free way to manage stress. Advanced Medical of Twin Cities offers acupuncture services and is here to help. Read Full Post
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