Oviedo Chiropractic Blog


2020 was the year that most of us started working from home…and your back probably paid the price.

Here’s how to set up an ergonomic workspace anywhere that will help—not hurt—your body.

 

This year has brought a lot of changes into our lives. Not only are we all getting accustomed to wearing masks everywhere, many have switched to working remotely. And while you probably enjoy skipping the commute and wearing pajamas to work, we’ve noticed that a lot of home “offices” aren’t exactly ergonomic. 

Prior to the pandemic, if you worked from an office, you probably had everything set up the way you like it: a comfy chair, computer at the perfect height, and maybe even a footrest. Now? Some of you have had to make do with a TV dinner tray on the couch. 

What’s the good news? With only a few handy hacks, you can have an ergonomic workspace that will alleviate your “Self Isolation Syndrome” pains. Read on for the top five areas that are most important to your chiropractic health and what you can do to avoid potential injury or discomfort.



October 20, 2020 HeadachesNeck Pain

Sometimes, headaches can be a real pain in the neck.

Find out the most common causes (and the best treatment) for neck pain and headache.

 

Uh oh.

Here it comes: the tell-tale twinge of pain and pressure that indicates a headache is imminent. But if that wasn’t bad enough, your neck has started to tense up. Now you feel the ache almost down through your shoulders. It’s enough to make you wonder why they even call it a “head” ache.

Whether you feel your neck pain at the onset of your headache, or throughout the entire episode, your primary concern is making it stop. But it’s just as important to understand why you’re feeling neck pain and headache.

In this article, we’ll go over some of the most common causes of neck pain and headache as well as how to treat it.

 



October 16, 2020 Car Accidents

Being in a car accident, regardless of how serious it is, can make you ask yourself a lot of questions.

“Is there any way I could have prevented this? Should I be worried about my insurance rates going up? Do I need to seriously consider getting a new car?”

All of those questions are valid, but there’s one important question that a lot of people don’t know the answer to: How long should you be sore after a car accident?



October 10, 2020 Chiropractic Care

Skeptical about the benefits of chiropractic care?

Let’s explain how a chiropractic adjustment actually works…with science.

 

Maybe a friend, family member, or neighbor swears by chiropractic care, but you’re skeptical that “cracking your back” can do anything for you. Maybe you know firsthand the relief that a chiropractor can provide.

Maybe you’re just curious: how does a chiropractic adjustment actually work?

The benefits of regular chiropractic care are as scientific as they are effective. In this article, we’ll discuss what a chiropractic adjustment really is and why they’re a necessary addition to your healthcare.

 



October 8, 2020 Back Pain

What causes back pain when breathing and (more importantly) what can you do about it?

 

You’re getting ready to relax after a long day when *yawn* OUCH!!!! Your deep breath caused a sharp pain in your back. You take another deep breath and sure enough, it’s still there.

Back pain when breathing is sometimes nothing more than a short-lived twinge, but what happens when it’s a nagging pain that won’t go away? Could it be something serious? Is something wrong with your lungs or heart?

Read on to discover the top causes for back pain when breathing and what you can do about it (and when to see a doctor!).



September 22, 2020 Chiropractic Care

Many people prefer a natural, holistic approach to pain.

But how do you know who to choose? In this article, we examine the differences between an osteopath vs. chiropractor.

 

Everyone experiences aches, pains, and discomfort every once in a while. But when prescriptions and traditional medical care aren’t cutting it, many people start to research other options.

You may have heard of a chiropractor or osteopath in your search for relief. But how do you know which one you need? What expertise do each of these medical professionals have? In the showdown between osteopath vs. chiropractor, how do the two measure up?

Read on to learn about what each of these professionals do and how it can benefit you.



September 3, 2020 Chiropractic Care

Spoiler alert: It’s so much more than cracking your back for you.

In this article, we’ll answer your most burning question: “What exactly does a chiropractor do?”

 

It could almost be a word association game: I say “chiropractor,” you say “cracking people’s backs.” But there’s got to be more to chiropractic care than that, right? What exactly is going on at the chiropractor’s office?

Chiropractors receive a lot of training, but they’re not guarding any proprietary secrets. At Oviedo Chiropractic, we love to educate our clients on the type of care they’re receiving, so we’ve pulled back the curtain to answer your most burning question…”What exactly does a chiropractor do?”



Is your sore back another sign of aging or something more serious?

In this article, you’ll learn when to worry about back pain.

 

After a certain age, it seems like everybody’s “check engine” light comes on. Your bunions are bothering you, you can’t eat or drink like you used to, and your back is constantly sore.

Many people may brush off this pain as normal (especially if they’ve been living with it for a while) and simply pop an anti-inflammatory and call it a day. But what if—just like your car’s check engine light—your back pain is a signal to see an expert?

If you’re unsure of when to worry about back pain, here are five signs to let you know when to seek medical treatment.



August 7, 2020 Headaches

Hurting from headaches?

Read on to learn what causes headaches and how a chiropractor can help.

 

If you’re one of the lucky few who have never experienced a headache, you should consider yourself (extremely) lucky!

Whether it’s daily migraines or the occasional pain, headaches affect nearly every person on the planet at some point in their lives.

Yet even as you’ve taken an OTC painkiller, you might have wondered what causes headaches so you could prevent such a thing from happening in the future.

While some headache causes are a medical mystery, others have a rational explanation (and an even easier solution). Stay with us while we talk about the different types of headaches, what causes headaches, and how you can treat or prevent certain kinds of headaches without medications.



Chiropractors can be essential for relieving pain.

But how often should you get a chiropractic adjustment to get the most out of their services?

 

Millions of Americans receive chiropractic care in this country each year. Even if you’ve never been to see a chiropractor before, you probably have at least a concept of what to expect. But even those receiving treatment might be asking how often should you get a chiropractic adjustment?

Before we can begin to answer that question, we have to cover the basics.


For some, chiropractic offers relief from pain. For others, it's about feeling and looking good. Call today and see what chiropractic can do for you!

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