Temporomandibular joint disorder, often simply called “TMJ” for short, is a painful condition that affects the small, delicate joints that connect your jawbone to your skull.
If you’re experiencing jaw pain and discomfort, you may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, also known as TMJ or TMD, for short.
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects somewhere between 3% and 6% of adults in the U.S., making it one of the most common types of repetitive strain injury (RSI) in the country. But what causes it? How can you avoid it? And how can you get treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome if you have it, and get relief from your symptoms? Find out now in this blog from Vidan Family Chiropractic.
Carpal tunnel syndrome affects somewhere between 4 and 10 million Americans per year, and it’s particularly common in office workers and other people who perform repetitive motions as part of their job.
TMJ is a painful condition that affects the jaw joints. If you have TMJ and are looking for relief, you may be wondering if a chiropractor can help.
Scoliosis affects about 2-3% of the U.S. population, which means that about 6-9 million people have scoliosis. This makes it the most common spinal deformity by a large margin. This abnormal curvature of the spine is sometimes harmless, but often causes problems like pain, difficulties with posture, and much more.
Sciatica is a painful condition that occurs when the sciatic nerve gets tangled. The pain can range from mild to severe and it can lead to significant damage if left untreated for too long. If you've been dealing with sciatica pain for a while now and still haven't found relief, you may be wondering: can chiropractic care help?
Good posture helps keep your entire body aligned. Bad posture, on the other hand, can lead to chronic issues like lower back pain or neck pain, and can also contribute to a variety of other health problems.
If you have vertigo, you may be wondering if a chiropractor in St. Louis can help you get relief from symptoms like dizziness and nausea. How can a chiropractor help you get relief? Read on and find out in this blog.
You might’ve heard from a lot of advertisements how a product is ergonomic and will help your posture. But what exactly does “ergonomic” mean? We will explain the term and show you how you can improve your posture by paying more attention to this idea.
Did you know that an improperly-configured workspace can cause posture problems that lead to wrist, shoulder, neck, and back pain? It’s true, and as more people begin working from home, ergonomics is becoming a bigger and bigger issue among professionals.
If you work in an office every day for hours on end, then you know quite well the particular type of back pain your activity often brings.
You’ve likely felt the consequences of sleeping in the wrong position before. You can wake up sore, or even in full-blown pain simply because your body was not sleeping in its most optimal position.
Dealing with back pain can be quite a frustrating ordeal since it can sometimes seem like everything you do ends up making the pain worse.
Text Neck is a term for the position many of us reside in when looking down at our mobile devices. It is a position characterized as tilting the head forward, having rounded shoulders, and a slumped back.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by pressure applied to the median nerve. The carpal tunnel is a small path located on the palm side of your hand. When there’s compression to the median nerve, this can create certain mobility issues and even pain.
The immune system is extremely complex, and it can be difficult for non-medical professionals to wrap their heads around how it works.
Even pro runners aren’t exempt from experiencing the dreaded knee pain. Even with the right running shoes and proper technique, runners can often experience soreness or full-blown pain in their knees.
While it’s not hard to access chiropractic services, and there is a lot more information about it, many people still have a lot of misconceptions about visiting a chiropractor.
No matter if you’re young or more mature, very active, or usually bound to a desk for hours on end, you could be dealing with tight hips. With more than 20 muscles in this area, it’s actually very easy to experience various forms of thickness in this area that could even affect your mobility.
Lower back pain is a condition you often hear about, with people trying different methods to relieve it, some more successful than others. Because lower back pain is a common symptom for multiple conditions, it’s hard to pinpoint a treatment that will work on everyone, but there are certain things you can do to increase your mobility and reduce the pain in the area.
For many people, working on the computer all day, driving for extended periods, using the phone for hours at a time, or sleeping in an awkward position can lead to a stiff neck. This kind of pain is very annoying and can easily keep you from doing things you want to do, like exercise, rest comfortably or move around normally.
Sciatica is one of the most well-known conditions related to back pain, and many people tend to diagnose themselves with it just because their back pain extends to their legs. But, there's more to this condition than just that. To shed light on this subject, we will talk about what sciatica is and how to determine if you really have it or not.