Entries by Gabe Nadel

The Three Phases of Chiropractic Care

Pain Relief The majority of patients consult a chiropractor because they have an ache or pain. In this first phase of care, the main objective is to eliminate or reduce discomfort. Stabilization Once a patient is no longer experiencing significant pain, the stabilization phase begins. In this phase, the muscles supporting the spine are strengthened, […]

Conditions Chiropractors Commonly Treat

  Chiropractors diagnose and treat a variety of spinal disorders: Back Sprain / Strains are caused by the ligaments, muscles or tendons that get over stretched or torn. Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is usually associated with aging.  As you become older, spinal discs— the pillow-like cushions between your vertebrae—can degenerate or break down due to years of strain, overuse, or misuse. […]

Chiropractic Helps Relieve Headaches

Many people aren’t aware that headaches are one of the most common conditions chiropractors treat. Chiropractic provides headache relief by removing restrictions in the joints of the neck that are causing nerve irritation. Irritated nerves that exit the neck and go into the head are a frequent cause of headaches. Seeing a chiropractor is a drug free and natural way […]

Backpack Use and Back Pain

Back pain is pervasive among American adults and a new and disturbing trend is emerging. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and the use of overweight backpacks is a contributing factor. 60 percent of children carrying heavy backpacks to school report back pain. What Can You Do: Make sure […]