Many people are under the impression that there’s no possible way sticking needles in your body could decrease pain. Yet, acupuncture has existed for more than 2,500 years as a therapeutic approach, and recent scientific studies have shown that it’s an effective treatment for chronic pain, as well as other conditions. Common issues acupuncture may… Continue reading Understanding How Acupuncture Works
Most adults suffer from some kind of back pain. About 80% of us have experienced this common problem and millions of people have chronic pain on a daily or weekly basis. The costs of back pain are high: we spend about $240 billion a year in the US on treatment and lost productivity on the… Continue reading Natural Solutions for Low Back Pain
The opioid crisis in the United States is no secret, as the news is full of stories about the human and economic toll of this public health issue. The current statistics on narcotic abuse are frightening: •In 2015, “...97.5 million Americans used, or misused, prescription pain pills.” •There were nearly 35,000 opioid overdoses in… Continue reading How Chiropractic Can Help Battle the Opioid Epidemic
At Pinnacle Chiropractic & Family Wellness, we are thankful for so many things this Thanksgiving, especially for the chance to help the wonderful patients we treat each day. Americans make a big deal over holiday deals, we make an even bigger deal over holiday eating. For some Americans, the worry of fitting into their jeans… Continue reading Have a Healthier Thanksgiving
Both chiropractic care and acupuncture share the view that chronic pain and many injuries can be successfully treated without having to resort to drugs or surgery, treating the patient holistically. Each healing modality has its own benefits, but the two work together in a complementary and synergistic manner. Acupuncture is a natural healing method that… Continue reading Benefits Chiropractic and Acupuncture
While some fitness enthusiasts relentlessly seek out the latest, trendiest exercise crazes, others are returning to good ole-fashion walking to help them feel great and get into shape. Whether enjoying the wonder of nature or simply the company of a friend, walking can be a healthy, invigorating experience. Thanks to its convenience and simplicity, walking… Continue reading Walking: One Step At A Time
These two old dudes are the father and son team that founded and discovered chiropractic, BJ and DD Palmer. Without them our doctors wouldn’t be Chiropractors’ and you wouldn’t be seeing your health transform through chiropractic care. These two discovered principles of the body that had never been considered before. And now, over 123 years… Continue reading Happy 123rd Birthday Chiropractic!