At Wurth Chiropractic Center, we are happy to cooperate with medical doctors and specialists to resolve your back pain issues. We also understand that sometimes medicine and surgeries are, or have been, part of your search for relief and better health. But would an M.D. ever recommend or support chiropractic care? Not all would, of course, but relationships between many Doctors of Chiropractic and Medical Doctors have improved, as a TIME article online pointed out in 2017. “The benefits of chiropractic for acute low back pain have been pretty widely accepted for years now within the medical community,” says Dr. Ronald Glick, assistant professor of psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and coauthor of several of Schneider’s … [Read more...]
Holiday Season Stress Is on Its Way!
Don’t look now, but the holidays are fast approaching. Your intense activities of cleaning, decorating, and shoveling snow to clear the path to the house can put an awful stress on the neck, mid-, and low back. At Wurth Chiropractic Center we want to help you avoid spinal injuries that can ruin even the best-made holiday plans. At the first sign of a “twinge” in the neck or low back, stop what you are doing and rest for at least 15 minutes. If the twinge persists or increases to moderate discomfort, apply moist ice to the area for no longer than 10 minutes. Don't Ignore the Signs That “twinge” is a warning sign that you have strained your spine beyond its capacity to perform that activity and there is now an injury. Contact Wurth Chiropractic Center for an evaluation and adjustment of … [Read more...]