Love Your Spine By Building Strong Bones

Love Your Spine As a child, you learn to drink milk because “milk builds strong bones.” It’s actually the calcium within milk and other dairy products that builds bones and maintains bone structure, even the ones located in your spine. According to American Bone Health, 75% of Americans do not get enough calcium. But why is calcium […]

Prevent Winter Back Pain

The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway Unless you’re Elsa, those suffering from back or neck pain may notice that their symptoms worsen in cold weather. While the exact science is uncertain, the reason could be that muscles, joints, and ligaments stiffen in lower temperatures. Your spine is made up of over 120 muscles, 100 joints, […]

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Dashing Through The Snow When it comes to Buffalo’s weather system, anything is possible. There are times where it feels like we’ve experienced all four seasons in a handful of days, times when we think the high temperatures will never break, and times when we fear winter is never going to end. But one thing […]

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Trick-Or-Treat Yourself To Some Pumpkin No, we’re not joking. Pumpkin, a member of the gourd family, has become one of the most iconic symbols of Halloween. While your children, nieces, and nephews, are busy thinking up new things to carve into their pumpkins, you should be thinking up new ways to add pumpkin to your […]

Prevent Autumn Back Pain

Falling leaves aren’t the only thing to worry about this season. Football. Bonfires. Comfy sweaters. Pumpkin spice. Halloween. There are so many things we associate with fall, and yet back pain generally isn’t one of them–but it should be. Back pain can occur along any part of the spine, usually as the result of injury or […]

Foods To Help Reduce Inflammation

Suffering From Chronic Spine Pain? According to the American Chiropractic Association 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time. Why does this statistic matter? It’s a reminder to anyone suffering from chronic pain that they are not alone. Back or neck pain can happen to anyone at any age, of any ethnicity, at […]

Preventing Summer Back Pain

Whether it is the humidity or increased activity, summer can be a time of increased back pain for some. With the beautiful weather and unlimited activities, it is only natural that you want to soak up as much outdoor time as possible. However, if you have back pain, the warm weather can bring more opportunities […]

Small Changes for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain can be debilitating. For those of us who suffer from daily pain, we know the key to relief is protecting, strengthening, and nourishing our lower back. However, what if we told you there were three easy things you can do every day to take stress off your lower back and help it heal? […]

Why Upper Back Pain is Different

Regardless of where your spinal pain originates, it can still become bad enough to reduce your ability to lead an active lifestyle. However, there are aspects of your upper back that make this type of pain different from neck and lower back pain. Common Causes of Upper Back Pain Treatment for upper back pain depends […]

Staying Active For Neck Pain Relief

Do your neck and shoulders ache? In the past, you would have been told that rest was the key to pain relief. Nowadays, however, doctors are saying that it is better to keep moving than to rest. There is specific evidence that stretching and muscle strengthening is an effective treatment for people with neck and […]