Category Archives: Chiropractic Care

Oh, My Aching Head—Managing Headaches With Chiropractic Care

Headaches are a shared universal experience – but still not a comfortable one. Everybody experience them differently but the main difference these days is in how they are treated. At San Diego Spine & Rehab we can help to diagnose exactly what kind of headaches you are experiencing in order to effectively treat them. Did you know that headaches are responsible for more than 18 million doctor’s office visits annually in the U.S. and are the most common reason for reaching for over-the-counter medication? Equally burdensome is the dollar amount lost in productivity ($25 billion), based on the estimated 156 … Continue reading

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How Chiropractic Care Can Help Lower Your Chances of Back Surgery

When faced with the thought of having to undergo back surgery, who wouldn’t want a real alternative? Those who suffer from back pain may finally be able do just that as evidence mounts supporting the growing movement toward chiropractic care as the “first option” for relief over costly and invasive procedures such as spinal surgery. One job-related statistic underscores just how big a deal that really is: Back pain injuries outnumber all other occupational injuries in the U.S. To that point, the latest study to show that seeing a chiropractic doctor from San Diego Spine & rehab first reduced the chance … Continue reading

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Preventing Stress through Chiropractic

Typically, the average person experiences a fair amount of stress through their lifetime and for most it’s very difficult to prevent. Stress can easily slow somebody down and hinder their daily performance. Stress is a natural (and healthy) human reaction but if its becomes severe it can lead to other diseases and illnesses. Many people see chiropractic as a way of healing but can also be used when there is no physical issue. Chiropractic can be used in many different ways to prevent stress – so don’t fret! When you come to your first visit at San Diego Spine & … Continue reading

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Abnormal Spine Curvature and Care

Abnormal curvature of the spine is looked at as a deformity or disorder. There are three main types of spinal curvature. ·         Scoliosis: The most common type of spinal curvature. It is viewed as excessive sideways curvature of the spinal column. ·         Kyphosis: This type is described as an excessive outward curvature of the back  resulting in a hunchback. ·         Lordosis:  This is characterized as a forward curvature of the spine most commonly in the lumbar section of the spinal column. At San Diego Spine & Rehab we can help you overcome your pain and get back on your feet. … Continue reading

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Living with Osteoarthritis: Treatment Options

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. While osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, neck, lower back, knees and hips. Osteoarthritis gradually worsens with time, and no cure exists. But osteoarthritis treatments can slow the progression of the disease, relieve pain and improve joint function. Osteoarthritis symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis include: … Continue reading

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Back Pain: It Doesn’t Have to Rule Your Life!

We’ve all been there. You aren’t used to this level of pain, and you’re able to tolerate it, initially. You carry on with your daily life, uncomfortably adjusting in the office, in the car, and when you’re trying to sleep at night. The days, weeks, and months go by, and before you know it, your pain is increasingly affecting the everyday tasks that never seemed so taxing before! In the United States, the most common cause of disability in people under 40 years of age is back pain! Back pain can not only be painful, but it also takes a … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Care: What Benefits Can You Expect?

Happy Friday! Our very own Dr. Madden recently presented us with some outstanding information about what Chiropractic Care can do to help YOU, our patients. We couldn’t wait to share these facts with you, to further help you understand why we opt for an integrated approach that includes Chiropractic Care for your health and wellness! Chiropractic is so beneficial, that most health plans include Chiropractic benefits*! How Can Chiropractic Help Me?  1)      Neck and Back Pain: -These are complaints that we are most known for helping with -Whether it is chronic pain from years ago, or acute pain that just … Continue reading

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Headaches:Where Do They Come From?

Here at San Diego Spine and Rehab, we use the Integrated approach to bring relief to our patients for a myriad of issues that cause pain and inhibit them from their daily activities. Did you know, there are 7 Primary Contributing Factors to Headaches and Pain? 1. Musculoskeletal Imbalance: Musculoskeletal headaches are also commonly referred to as tension headaches.   Musculoskeletal, or tension headaches are caused by stress on the nerves where the skull meets the very base of the neck. 2.Postural Distortion: Postural distortions lead to underdevelopment of the supporting muscles, which causes their weakening. As a result, headaches frequently … Continue reading

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35 Cans of Soup or Beans=FREE 1 Hour Massage!

It’s that time of year again! We truly do look forward to each February when we collect cans of soup and beans for the big drive with The Angels Depot. We love the organization, and what they do for our senior community. Imagine serving your country, working your whole life, and then getting to retirement only to find out that you barely have enough money to make ends meet? The Angels Depot helps Seniors in these situations by delivering Emergency Food Boxes across the San Diego County, and helping make sure they have one less thing to worry about. It … Continue reading

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2014 Marine West Expo!

We are SO excited to be out at the Marine West Expo today spreading the word about what Integrated Medicine can do to improve people’s lives! We are even offering complimentary Trigger Point massages! You can learn more about the Marine West Expos HERE. It is being held at Camp Pendleton today, January 29th and tomorrow, January 30th! You can find them in the Pacific Views Event Center until about 3pm! If you’re at the event, make sure you stop by and say hi!

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