Severe headaches and migraines can affect anyone at any age. There are three classifications of headaches - cluster, migraine, and tension. According to the American Chiropractic Association, a Duke University study found that chiropractic treatment is highly effective in the relief of tension headaches and headaches that originate in the neck, which are the most common type of headaches in the U.S.
Your neck - also referred to as the cervical spine - is a delicate accumulation of vertebrae, nerves and muscles that work to support your head. Neck pain is a common complain and is often the result of poor posture, whiplash, osteoarthritis and even stress. If you are experiencing neck pain that won't seem to go away, Dr. Zoe Segree may be your solution.
Many times the shoulder pain is due to a pinch nerve in the neck that runs down from your neck into your shoulder and may travel all the way down to your fingers. That numbness and tingling sensation is called radicular pain. Dr. Zoe will examine your spine to find out where the nerve is being irritated, and with gentle and specific treatments, your pain may be managed or even resolved.
You are not alone - Did you know that the leading cause of disability around the world is lower back pain. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 31 million people are suffering with some type of back pain. The vast majority of those suffering from back pain is caused by mechanical discrepancies in the spine. Chiropractors do not actually target pain itself so much as we attempt to treat the underlying conditions responsible for pain. Many patients who see Dr. Zoe for back pain can achieve relief with simple spinal adjustments and lifestyle changes.
Poor posture and repeated pressure on the spine can lead to mid back pain. The muscles and ligaments in your back have to work hard to keep you balanced when you slouch. Mid back pain can also be caused by a pinch or irritated nerve causing that very painful sometimes debilitating stabbing pain in your shoulder blades. Can chiropractic care help this, yes. The only way to know if you are a candidate for chiropractic treatments is by consulting with a chiropractor for a complete clinical assessment.
It does not matter how big or small a spine is, it plays one of the most important roles within the body. It is never too early to bring your child to the chiropractor. The birthing process is hard on mama and baby. By the time they are born, many have minor spinal subluxations that can make them uncomfortable and cause their heads to favor one side. A very gentle adjustment can correct these issues, helping to reduce irritability and discomfort and a better sleep for all. Having your child examined by a chiropractor will help set the foundation for a lifetime of optimal wellness.
Joint pain is a common problem and there is a host of treatments and medications available claiming to offer symptom relief. But few of those treatment option work to address the cause of joint problems rather than just the symptoms. Dr. Zoe Segree's treatment combining chiropractic, acupuncture and rehabilitation, can be a viable remedy for joint problems and pain affecting all areas of the musculoskeletal system.
Did you know...that there are at least 360 joints facilitating movement in the human body. When just one of those joints become irritated or inflamed, it can cause intense pain and immobilization. According to the Disease Control, at least 30 % of American adults have experienced joint pain or stiffness at least once in the last month. Chiropractic treatment and manual joint adjustments can be effective for alleviating joint pain of all types, from sprains and strains to fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis.
You have been in bed for 6-8 hrs with the hopes that your body has rested. Only to get out of bed and not be able to walk because of the excruciating pain in your feet or in your back. That is myofascial pain in your back and the common plantar fasciitis in your feet. Dr. Zoe Segree's treatment combining chiropractic, acupuncture and rehabilitation can help you manage and many times resolves these painful conditions. You can also help yourself by wearing shoes with good arches, stretching before getting out of bed.