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Category: Back Pain

Why Choose Chiropractic for Youth Sports Injuries?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on June 16, 2020

Did you know over 30 million kids and teenagers take part in some kind of organized sport?  That’s great news because athletics are excellent tools for building healthy habits and friendships. However, there’s also a darker side: Kids under 14 also sustain... Read More

How to Avoid Surgery with Multi-Tier Herniated Disc Treatment

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on September 16, 2019

Dull aches, shooting pain down your leg, zaps through your shoulder – does this ring any bells? Herniated and bulging discs are common but surgery is far from your only option. If you’re suffering from back pain that just won’t quit, consider... Read More

Relief for Low Back Pain

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 17, 2019

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints among Americans today. With 8 out of 10 people suffering from it at some point in their lives, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. The lower back... Read More

Omega 3s and Inflammation

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on September 12, 2017

 American Association of Neurological Surgeons: High-Dose Omega-3 Oils used to Treat Non-Surgical Neck and Back Pain Doctors Guide, April 20, 2005 By Cameron Johnston  “Investigators at the University of Pittsburgh have treated chronic pain patients with high doses of omega-3... Read More

American College of Physicians issues guideline for treating nonradicular low back pain

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on July 26, 2017

Treatment recommendations include massage, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, tai chi, and yoga Philadelphia, February 14, 2017 — The American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in an evidence-based clinical practice guideline published today in Annals of Internal Medicine that physicians and patients should treat acute or subacute... Read More

Warm up to gardening

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on June 1, 2017

Warm up to golf and gardening! Spring is a great time of year for two favorite coastal NC past-times, golf and gardening. Many of us have experienced the common start of season aches and pains associated with the start of the... Read More

Steps to take following a fall…

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 17, 2017

Steps to take to improve balance after a fall…   Several months back, I wrote about fall prevention and the risk of injury associated with falls. I briefly discussed the appropriate steps to take following a fall and how to prevent additional... Read More

New moms and back pain related to infant carrying

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on May 9, 2017

For most new moms it is a struggle to get the kids in and out of the car and tote them in a car seat daily. It does not make it any easier that sometimes we lift these seats up incorrectly.... Read More

Why does my back keep going out?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on March 21, 2017

I'm often asked throughout the day, “why does my back keep going out?” Well the answer isn't black and white and there's a lot of contributing factors that lead to misalignments and a lack of proper joint motion. Here are a... Read More

How Can Physical Therapy Slow the Progression of Parkinson's Disease?

Written By Coastal Integrative Health on February 23, 2017

Parkinson's Disease (PD) is the second most common degenerative brain disorder, behind Alzheimer's disease. It is caused by a loss of nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine- an important component controlling movement. Although the exact cause is unknown,... Read More

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