Forest Lake Chiro

Chiropractic Care & Arthritis

Posted on Feb 21, 2021

Are your joints “all messed up” and feeling painful? Do you have reduced range of motion? Arthritis is no joke! It means pain, swelling and reduced range of motion in the affected area, and it can hamper your everyday life. You’re not able to do the things you used to do and that can be depressing. Chiropractic care, though, can help people with arthritis. You can feel better and get back to the person you want to be. As people age,...

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Get Spicy!

Posted on Feb 14, 2021

Many people use butter, salt or oil to enhance the flavor of the food(s) they eat. However, butter, salt and oil can help a person put on pounds… Is there a good alternative for flavor enhancement? How about spices and herbs? If you’re trying to lose weight, spices and herbs can help. Many are anti-inflammatory and can increase your metabolism. Look for extracts that are pure unsweetened extracts. Also consider minced or jarred items...

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Chiropractic Care For Neck Pain

Posted on Feb 7, 2021

Got neck pain? Maybe it’s your posture… or the fact that you’re looking down at your phone all the time. Maybe you were in a car crash. Or perhaps you don’t have a decent pillow and the way you sleep is causing you chronic pain. Your pain could be due to a number of things, including facet joint sprain, whiplash, degenerative joint syndrome of the neck, cervical sprain injuries or cervical intervertebral disc injuries… all of which...

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Preventing Vision Loss Naturally

Posted on Jan 31, 2021

When you’re young you don’t think about vision loss… but then you pass the age of 40, and suddenly people around you are telling you about their vision problems and you’re wondering, “What about me?” Many adults over the age of 40 have trouble seeing clearly at close distances, typically when reading or working on a computer. As we age, we most likely have a change in our ability to focus. This is called presbyopia and it progresses...

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Does Your Child Have TMD?

Posted on Jan 24, 2021

If a child is experiencing pain near their ear, their jaw and/or the muscles on the side of their face, accompanied by a clicking or popping sound (or restricted jaw movement), they may have TMD. This is a group of conditions involving pain and dysfunction of the “TMJ,” aka the temporomandibular (jaw) joint. Children going through significant stress can experience jaw problems. If they have a dental issue, such as a “bad bite,” or...

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When people are involved in a car crash they typically have neck and back pains. But there can also be hidden injuries that aren’t even felt or known about for weeks or perhaps months later. For example, the force of a collision can cause tissue between the vertebrae of the spine to “balloon out” or rupture. When this happens, the person experiences a herniated disc. This herniation puts pressure on nerves coming out of the spine....

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