Knee pain affects almost every single person at some point in their lives. From sprains, to cartilage issues, all the way through to posture-related injuries and muscle tears, knee pain seems to play a role in the sometimes debilitating struggle for a pain-free life. We understand how the nagging, irritating, and oftentimes overwhelming pain in your knee affects your day-to-day activities, not to mention your social life, and that’s why this post is all about knee pain: what it is, why it is, and what can be done about it. [...]
“Core Strength”… You’ve seen these words on billboards advertising gym memberships, on the latest health-trend manifestos, and on the front page of your fitness magazine. You’ve even heard your close friends and family members chatting about the value of core strength. And yet, you’re not really sure what it is, why it’s important, or why it should even matter to you. The good news is, this post is about to enlighten you. We’re going to give you the ins-and-outs of core strength, its necessity, and what it really means for your health. [...]
Hello there, Anyone else ready for some sunny warm weather after all the rain we've had over past couple of days? Well, I sure am! I can’t tell you how many people have been extra stiff and achy from this dreary damp climate. There is a definite physiologic connection there for sure! [...]
Good Morning Practice Members! I trust you are having a toasty warm January ….Brrrr!!! It’s been a cold one for this Yankee turned Southerner!! This morning I even woke up to some stiffness/achiness in my low back. (Yes even a chiropractor has aches and pain at times J ) I am sure many of you have begun your mornings with similar symptoms. [...]
Who do you know…..that has used or abused ……Oxycontin, Vicodin, and or Percocet, all prescription pain pills, classified as opioids. You see, in the 1990’s pharmaceutical companies re-assured physicians that patients would NOT become dependent on these prescription pain relievers. As a result, healthcare providers began prescribing them at greater rates. These medications, besides being able to relieve pain, have a profound impact on the brain producing a euphoric feeling, and hence why there can be a preponderance to addiction or dependence. [...]
Hey, friends. Dr. Marc Fondino here with Davidson Chiropractic. I hope you're doing well. It's been a chaotic and mentally draining couple of weeks withTropical Depression Florence. We are keeping all of you, your family, and friends that may have been impacted in our thoughts and prayers this week. [...]
Hello Practice Members! I had been treating a patient that developed low back pain after he bent over to pick something up off the ground. He immediately felt a sharp pain. Now, this patient has a history of recurrences of low back pain over many years.[...]
I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend and enjoyed friends and family. Hopefully, we all took a moment to reflect on how fortunate we are to be able to spend time with them. So many of our service member's lives have been lost and their family's lives have been changed forever. These men and women paid the ultimate price which has afforded us our freedom, to which we are extremely grateful. [...]
I was recently looking at a study funded by the National Institute of Health. It looked at the total cost of healthcare that was related to pain. The direct cost was between $262 and 300 billion . When you factor in missed work days, work for lost time and lower wages, the cost rises to between a total of 562 billion to 635 billion dollars. Keep in mind these are estimates done in 2010, not taking into account inflation over the past eight years. [...]
Effective Chiropractic Care In Treating Patients With Herniated And/Or Bulging Discs WITH Symptoms Of Sciatica.
Good Evening, Patients. Last week, (see previous email) we discussed how safe chiropractic care is in patients who suffer from lumbar disc herniations. Today I would like to further discuss how effective chiropractic care is in treating patients with herniated and/or bulging discs WITH symptoms of sciatica. [...]
Author: Marc Fondino
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