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If You Suffer from Migraines, Chiropractic Care Could be the Answer Aug 1st, 2019

You know a migraine when it hits. During the active phase, your head throbs, usually on one side. You may get dizzy, nauseous, or vomit. Even the slightest noise and the dimmest light can be exceedingly painful. One way to treat migraines is to visit the team of highly trained...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Jul 1st, 2019

As society moves through the digital age, it’s no secret that the time Americans spend on gadgets has increased considerably. Notification bubbles and chimes from phones also distract you from the strain you put on your neck muscles. Continually looking down at your phone adds an incredible amount of weight...

Don't Feel Burdened by Neuropathic Hand Pain! Advantage Spinal Dynamics Can Help Jun 1st, 2019

Do you ever feel like the signal from your brain to your hand is broken? Your nervous system is a magnificent network of communication that constantly fires signals between your central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and all other parts of your body. These signals range from sensory information,...

5 Factors That Could Be Contributing to Your Sciatica May 6th, 2019

Few things can hijack your life the way sciatica does, rendering even the simplest tasks, like putting on shoes, into teeth-gritting affairs. While you might think that there’s little you can do about the pain except to let it run its inevitable course, there are some steps you can take...

Suffering From Whiplash Due to an Auto Accident? A Chiropractor Can Help Apr 3rd, 2019

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how fast you’re going at the time of an automobile collision. The energy transferred to your body combined with human physiology can cause serious injury even from a minor fender bender. The usual resulting injury is whiplash, which isn’t a specific type of damage, but rather...

How PRP Offers Relief to Neuropathy Patients Mar 1st, 2019

Nerves damaged by injury or disease can cause tingling, numbness, pain, and dysfunction. Conditions like diabetes, infections, vitamin deficiencies, and autoimmune disorders can result in neuropathy that progresses to a point of unbearable pain or where you lose balance or the ability to walk. Medications and some lifestyle changes can...

5 Medical Conditions You Didn’t Know Could Be Remedied With All-Natural Massage Therapy Feb 1st, 2019

Not too long ago, spas and fancy sports clubs were the only places you could get a massage. But research shows that massage therapy isn’t just a luxury item; it also offers many health benefits. In fact, here at Advantage Spinal Dynamics & Innovative Medicine in Meridian, Idaho, we recommend...

Stem Cell Therapy: A Breakthrough in Treating Arthritis and Other Joint Issues Jan 14th, 2019

Stem cell therapy has been around for a number of years, and during that time it has generated significant controversy. But new breakthroughs in the area of arthritis treatment are showing great promise. The importance of stem cells A stem cell is something like a blank cell template. They are...

A Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program Can Help You Reach Your New Year’s Resolution Dec 17th, 2018

Behind saving money, losing weight and getting in shape is the second most common New Year’s resolution Americans make at the beginning of the year. While making a New Year’s resolution is an excellent way to initiate positive change, statistics show that 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February....

Tips for Providing Support for a Loved One With Fibromyalgia Dec 3rd, 2018

Anyone who is a spouse, caregiver, friend or family member to someone with fibromyalgia may feel uncertain as to how to provide both emotional or physical support. Spinal Dynamics, which provides excellent medical help for individuals experiencing this chronic pain condition, offers the following five tips for successfully advocating for...

When Should I See a Chiropractor for Lower Back Pain? Dec 3rd, 2018

Unfortunately, many of these same people will choose not to seek treatment for their pain. Ignoring back pain is rarely a good idea, though.   Major signs you should seek chiropractic treatment Persistent Back Pain If you've been experiencing lower back pain for a week or more and home treatments,...

What to Expect When You Are Being Treated for Rheumatoid Arthritis Dec 3rd, 2018

Definition and Causes Rheumatoid arthritis — commonly referred to as RA — is defined by the Mayo Clinic as a chronic inflammatory disorder that causes inflammation in the lining of the joints, resulting in pain and swelling. RA is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that the body's immune system turns on itself to...

What Factors Increase my Risk of Developing Arthritis? Dec 3rd, 2018

Considering these statistics, disease prevention is of paramount importance. While genetics and age play key roles in a heightened risk of arthritis, there are other factors that can be used to limit the probability of the onset of this disease.   Preventative Choices Two the most important preventative lifestyle choices...

What does a Pinched Nerve Feel Like and Will it Go Away on it's Own Dec 3rd, 2018

 This common condition is caused by compression or constriction — in some cases, it can even be caused by stretching — and is characterized by numbness, tingling, a burning sensation, or pain that radiates outward from the affected area. Patients who suffer from pinched nerves often say that it feels...

How Does Neck Pain Cause Migraines and Chronic Headaches Dec 3rd, 2018

Many people may consider these as two separate issues, but in reality, there many things that link the two to one another. Neck pain can be a major contributor to migraine and chronic headaches, and there are many different ways that neck pain can come about.   How is Neck...

How a Massage Therapist Can Help Your Chiropractic Adjustments Dec 3rd, 2018

 In fact, if a patient frequently experiences any symptoms related to the muscles, a massage before an adjustment will lead to better results. Equally beneficial, having a massage after your adjustment can help your body keep the adjustment more efficiently. Many times a tight or strained muscle will interfere with...

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is Safe and Painless Dec 3rd, 2018

When the cushions bulge or tear, problems will ensue. Patients may feel tingling in their fingertips, numbness, or pain in their extremities. The pain can range from mild and uncomfortable to severe and paralyzing pain. However, surgery is not always the answer.   Spinal Decompression To relieve pain and allow...

How can a Chiropractor Help me After a Car Accident? Dec 2nd, 2018

Pain Caused by Whiplash Spine injuries in car accidents are often hard to spot and symptoms from whiplash may not show up until hours or days later. Over 36 percent of spinal cord injuries are caused by car accidents. Whiplash causes tiny tears in the muscles and ligaments around the spine that...

What can Chiropractic Laser Therapy Treat and What are the Benefits? Dec 2nd, 2018

The chiropractors with Spinal Dynamics in Meridian, Idaho utilize a unique therapy known as “Class 4 Laser Therapy.” Using this treatment offers exceptional abilities to help heal tissues and reduce pain in their patients.   What Can the Class 4 Laser Do For Me? The Class 4 laser is uncommon...