Although massage is a truly effective, therapeutic method for improving muscular, tendon, ligament, or soft tissue issues, there may be times when you should refrain from getting one or understand if the massage therapist deems it necessary to postpone the session. There are certain conditions that may negatively affect the massage. Check out these scenarios […]
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There is one lesson I learned a long time ago from my mother, and that was that no matter the time of year, situation or place in life that I had to participate in something active. That said I thank her for instilling me at a young age the importance of movement. Exercise, whether looked […]
Many people interchange the terms masseuse and massage therapist; however, w a lot of people do not know is that there is a significant difference between the two. Most people are stuck in the past and think that the terms are the same. Let’s start with the main definitions; a massage therapist is a person […]
Rufina, our super friendly and outgoing office manager, has been working with us here at Howard County Chiropractic for a little over four years. Before joining the team, Rufina had never been to a Chiropractor, in fact, she had no idea what was involved in chiropractic care and was sort of scared of it. Her […]
Consider the following if you are currently living with neck pain.
“So Doc, do you do all the things you tell us to do; what do you do to stay in shape?” questions I hear at least 2-3 times per month. Considering these common questions, I thought I (and the other docs at Ho Co Chiro) would dedicate a blog post to answering them.
Several remedies are often overlooked or underemphasized in the traditional medical model for relieving lower back pain. These are multifaceted approaches that target anatomically the problems found in the lower back. Release your inner endorphins Endorphins are hormones made naturally in your body. What most people don’t know is that they can be just as […]
What to Do After a Massage? You just got a massage, and you’re feeling great! Now, what? There are some things everyone should be doing after they receive a massage, whether it’s their first or their fiftieth. The first step after any massage is to drink! No, don’t go to the nearest bar, or break […]
What is Gua Sha? We get lots of questions about what exactly Chinese Medicine is and how is can be used to treat pain, aliments and the like. Chines medicine is a very robust and complicated modality to explain in one blog post or even a book. So instead, what we are going to do […]
Chiropractic Assistants vs. Physical Therapists I have been asked this question several times during a work week, “Are you a physical therapist?” And the answer is no, I am not a physical therapist. I am a chiropractic assistants and there is a definite difference between the two occupations. The main difference being that chiropractic assistants […]