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Carlson Chiropractic Blog

Tech Neck: The Negative Effects of Technology on Your Spine

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Oct 1, 2020 8:01:00 AM

Modern-day life is filled with technology that doesn’t have our health in mind. For many of us, neck pain and other symptoms of posture-related issues, have become a normal part of life. The truth is, while responding to our spouse or child’s text as we walk into a work meeting, the last thing on our mind is our spine care!

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Three Yoga Stretches to Alleviate Back Pain

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jun 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Back pain and its radiating symptoms can be an almost constant companion to modern-day life. Experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives. Back pain accounts for more than 264 million lost workdays in one year—that's two work days for every full-time worker in the country.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Back Pain? It Might Be Worse Than You Think

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Feb 12, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Back pain is one of the most common reasons hard-working Americans have to take time off from work. Even though making ends meet every month is a constant struggle, the body doesn’t always cooperate. Not only does back pain interrupt work-life and jeopardize employment opportunities, but it also hampers simple daily tasks and quality time with children and grandchildren. 

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Topics: Health and Body, Pain and Prevention, Back Pain

Straight Talk: The Truth About Scoliosis

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jan 2, 2020 8:15:00 AM

While everyone’s spinal alignment has its own subtle curves, people who suffer from scoliosis have spines that curve and twist, causing pain and suffering that can impact the quality of their daily lives. 

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Topics: Health and Body, Pain and Prevention, Back Pain

The Dangers of 'Text Neck' and How to Prevent it

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Oct 22, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Most of us can hardly recall the last time we spent a day away from a computer, smartphone, or tablet. Our younger generation may grow up not ever having that possibility. And as a growing number of Americans use their smartphones as their primary means of accessing the internet, it’s hard for a day to go by without being hunched over, neck bent, looking at a screen.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

The Dangers of Opioids: A National Emergency

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 23, 2019 12:00:52 PM

We all have pain. Whether you’ve been in an accident or are just experiencing the aches and pains that come with aging, one thing will always remain true - if you’re in pain, you need relief.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Neck Pain Isn’t the Only Sign of Whiplash

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Mar 20, 2019 11:43:00 AM

Neck Pain Isn’t the Only Sign of Whiplash - Here Are Some Things to Know

Car accidents, even if they’re minor, carry a significant risk of whiplash. After an accident, most people assume that if they’re not in any immediate pain — especially neck pain — then they’re probably fine. At Carlson Chiropractic, we know that’s not true. Neck pain isn’t the only sign that you’ve suffered whiplash or more serious injuries. In this blog, we’re going to look at some of the less often cited, but no less important, symptoms of collision injuries.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Preventing Back Pain by Improving Posture

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on May 16, 2018 3:32:00 PM

Did You Know Improving Your Posture Can Prevent Back Pain?

Back pain comes in a variety of different forms, but they all have one thing in common — they are deeply unpleasant. Even the mildest aches and pains in your back or spine can get in the way of your daily life, and severe back pain can be truly debilitating. While Carlson Chiropractic offers a range of treatment options for back pain, in some cases there are simple things you can do yourself to prevent back pain. For instance, did you know just how much of a difference your posture can make? Read on for helpful advice in today’s blog.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

How Bad is Your Back Pain?

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Mar 30, 2018 11:22:00 AM

Is your back pain holding you back from the active lifestyle you wish to live? You're not alone and it's time for you to find natural relief.

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

Whiplash and Chiropractic Care

Posted by Carlson Chiropractic on Jan 8, 2018 7:30:00 AM


Tragic Result of Uncorrected Trauma

Collisions that occur during sporting events, slips, falls or automobile crashes can all have a damaging effect on your neck and back. These types of collision-related injuries are often called a "whiplash." The resulting instability of the spine and soft tissues can contribute to headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, pain in the shoulders, arms and hands, reduced ability to turn and bend, and low back problems. As the body attempts to adapt, symptoms may not appear until weeks or even months later. 

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Topics: Pain and Prevention

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