Chiropractic Blog

Common Questions About “Text Neck”

With the rise of mobile phones came new health-related challenges. Vitality Spine and Health has noticed that the text neck is a common affliction among multiple age groups these days. That’s why your Broomfield health experts at Discover Health & Wellness want to answer some common questions we’ve received pertaining to the text neck. What Is Text Neck? This refers to a specific neck pain ...

When to Seek Chiropractic Care

When to Seek Chiropractic Care While your primary care physician should be your first point of contact for most physical ailments, certain symptoms indicate it may be time to see a chiropractor. Some of the symptoms include chronic headaches, joint and muscle pain, chronic back pain, and pain or injury from a recent accident. Check with your insurance company to see if you need a ...

2020-01-23T11:33:10-07:00September 24th, 2019|Chiropractic, Chiropractic Adjustment, Chiropractor|

Back to School Tips for Overall Chiropractic Health

Back to School Tips for Overall Chiropractic Health From elementary to college, students are heading back to school, and that means ensuring back pain isn't an issue and fewer visits to the chiropractor. Because Broomfield students spend many hours at school, that leaves no time for back pain. Following these simple tips will help with their overall chiropractic health. 1: Correct Backpack Use for Chiropractic ...

2020-01-23T11:37:13-07:00September 17th, 2019|Chiropractic, Chiropractic Adjustment, Chiropractor|

Proper Workplace Ergonomics

Proper Workplace Ergonomics Office employees, production workers, and customer care professionals spend most of their sitting down on chairs and at desks that may not have the proper workplace ergonomics. It is not uncommon for our Broomfield chiropractor to treat work injury that is related to on-the-job sitting. If you have neck or back pain, feel soreness in your arms, wrist, or hands, or simply ...

Are You Experiencing Neck Pain From Spending Too Much Time Looking at Your Electronic Device?

Are You Experiencing Neck Pain From Spending Too Much Time Looking at Your Electronic Device? Anyone who watches the news, or has teenagers, has likely heard about the problems that can arise from text neck. Similar to many neck pain issues, this affliction is treatable and preventable with just a few changes to practices and postures. The team at Vitality Spine and Health in Broomfield ...

2020-01-23T11:43:53-07:00September 17th, 2019|Chiropractic Adjustment, Neck Pain Treatment|

Soft Tissue Injuries

What are they and the Long-Term Impact of Bodily Injury By Mark Studin DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery “The most common soft tissues injured are muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Acute injuries are caused by a sudden trauma, such as a fall, twist, or blow to the body. Examples of an acute injury include sprains, strains, and contusions.” (http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00111) ...

Conservation of Momentum: Where Does the Energy Go, Part 1

By: Patrick Sundby, Accident Investigator Specializing in Low Speed and Catastrophic Crashes Mark Studin DC, FASBE(C), DAAPM, DAAMLP There are many factors which play a role in the dynamics of automotive collisions.  These include vehicle design and type, speeds, angles of approach, kinetic & potential energy, momentum, acceleration factor, friction… the list is very long. However, there are a few constants in which we are ...

How to Keep Your Spinal Discs Healthy

Bottom Line: Spinal discs are the shock absorbers between the bones, or vertebrae, of your spine. The discs have a tough outer ring and a jelly-like center. Their job is to help us move, bend, and twist while absorbing the weight of gravity. But, over time, our spinal discs can become degenerative. Injuries, aging, and the effects of gravity all contribute to disc degeneration. The ...

What Happens When You Hear a “CRACK” in Your Spine?

Bottom Line: You turn your head or bend down to lift something and “CRACK”! What is it? Did you injure something? The first time that happens can be terrifying. Well, you don’t need to worry. That cracking sound is probably not a broken bone. It typically occurs in the facet joints, or knuckles, of your spinal column and it's completely normal. Your facet joints are ...

How You Can “Un-Pinch” a Nerve

Bottom Line: Pinched nerves are not exactly what most people would call a good time. A pinched or compressed nerve can cause pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness in your arm or leg. It can be debilitating! When the nerves are leaving your spinal column they have very little protection. And if a disc, ligament, or bone spur get near a nerve…ouch! The pain can start ...

2020-01-23T11:52:52-07:00May 24th, 2019|Pinched Nerve Treatment|