Extremities

Back Pain | Extremities

Sciatica

  Treatment of Sciatica in Virginia Beach   One of the more common conditions treated by chiropractic physicians is a  pain or numbness that starts in the low back and  runs down the back of the leg. This condition is called sciatica. Sciatica refers to the large sciatic nerve that starts in the low back…

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Shoulder Pain

Causes and treatment for shoulder pain. Pinched nerve coming from the neck and upper back. Upper back and neck pain that radiates into the shoulder is the most common type of shoulder pain. When shoulder pain originates at the spine the pain will generally run across the top of the shoulder and down into the…

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Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome treated in Virginia Beach Symptoms of RLS As many as one in twenty people might suffer from restless leg syndrome or RLS. This condition interferes with sleep by causing symptoms of an antsy feeling or numbness and tingling in the feet and legs. Other common effects are jumpiness or thrashing of the…

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What is cupping and how does it work?

What is cupping and how does it work? As many of you probably saw during the Olympics this summer many of the athletes including swimmer Michael Phelps had purple circles or “bruises” on their upper backs and shoulders. These spots are the residual effects of cupping therapy. Cupping is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine…

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Tennis Elbow

  Tennis Elbow treatment in Virginia Beach What is tennis elbow? You do not have to play tennis to get tennis elbow. Tennis elbow or  lateral epicondylitis is an inflammation of one or more tendons as they cross over the elbow joint. This pain is usually located near the epicondyles or the bony bumps on…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  Carpal Tunnel Syndrome treatment in Virginia Beach!   Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common entrapment (pinched nerve) syndrome. Symptoms of carpal tunnel include pain in the wrist and forearm and numbness and tingling in the thumb and first two fingers, all of which tend to be worse at night. Carpal tunnel can effect…

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Tendinitis

  Tendinitis   Tendinitis is one of the many conditions we fix at New Life Chiropractic. Notice how I use the word fix and not treat. At New Life we strive to correct the mechanical problem that is the underlying cause of tendinitis. Lets start with a brief definition of exactly what tendinitis is. I…

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Ice or heat for pain?

~~Should I use ice or heat for pain? One of the most frequent questions I get asked at New Life Chiropractic is whether heat or ice is most effective for the treatment of acute pain. As a general rule ice is the best bet. Ice reduces swelling, reduces inflammation and produces an analgesic (pain reducing)…

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Extremity adjusting

Extremity adjusting is the treatment of all the other joints in the body away from the spine. The upper extremity consists of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. Lower would be the hips, knees, ankles and feet. All of the joints upper and lower can be treated with chiropractic. Conditions like frozen shoulder, tennis elbow,…

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Chiropractic is safe

Chiropractic is safe! Yes chiropractic is safe. On average a medical doctor pays from $10,000  to over $50,000 a year for their malpractice insurance. Chiropractors pay about $1200 for the same insurance. We pay less not because the insurance companies like us, but because we don’t hurt people. We have been developing modern chiropractic care…