Harmony Chiropractic Blog

Pregnancy Related Pelvic & Pubic pain

Many women develop pelvic pain during pregnancy. This is sometimes called pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP) or Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD). Pregnancy related pelvic pain could involve a few uncomfortable symptoms caused by stiffness in your pelvic joints (SI and Pubic Symphysis joints) or the joints moving unevenly at either the back or front of your pelvis. PPGP and SPD Read more…

Your Body vs. The Purse

We all have that one bag we carry around that has all the essentials and then some, just loading up weight we shouldn’t have to lug around. Don’t worry; there is no need to justify yourself for having a bulky bag! I’m guilty for having that extra granola bar or the mountain of receipts. Sometimes Read more…

Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease is described as the symptoms of pain and radiating weakness or numbness stemming from a degenerated disc in the spine. Degenerative disc disease may cause back and/or leg pain, as well as functional problems such as tingling or numbness in your legs or buttocks, or difficulty walking. While the definition sounds simple, Read more…

Degenerative Joint Disease & Osteoarthritis

Degenerative joint disease/Osteoarthritis   Degenerative joint disease/Osteoarthritis is a painful condition that results in the deterioration of the cartilage tissues that support the weight-bearing joints in the body. It occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of bones in your joints gradually deteriorates. Cartilage is a firm, slippery tissue that permits nearly frictionless joint motion causing Read more…

Top 10 Myths About Chiropractic

Back in 1895, “modern-day” chiropractic had its first adjustment. Ever since then, there’s been quite a bit of disbelief and controversy. Here are the top 10 myths that have been cracked (yes, pun intended):   If you go once, you have to keep coming back Everyone’s treatment plan is different. While some people need to Read more…

Fibromyalgia “The Irritable Everything Syndrome”

  Not many people are aware of what fibromyalgia is. It is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, heightened response to pressure, fatigue and localized tenderness. It is believed that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting he way your brain processes pain signals.   It is very unfortunate, as doctors and researchers have Read more…

Pack it Light, Wear it Right!

Pack it Light, Wear it Right!   As our summer comes to a close, focus is beginning to shift onto the upcoming school year, and all the excitement that comes with going back to school! For many children, the fun of going and getting new clothes, new school supplies and you guessed it, that new Read more…

Watch Your Step! Wear Orthotics…

Have you ever thought about how your body is similar to the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Simple enough, if the base of your body is not properly supported, the rest of your body is going to be misaligned and can throw off your pelvis, which in turn will cause back pain! Studies have shown that Read more…

BABY BLUES

The journey into this world definitely isn’t easy! It can be excruciating on both momma and baby!  There are exuberant amounts of force being put on an infant during childbirth, and approximately 90% of infants suffer some form of mild birth trauma.  That being said, being born, even under the most routine circumstances, is typically Read more…

Scoliosis “Scolio-what-sis??”

Have you ever heard of Scoliosis? I know I hadn’t until I was diagnosed with it, even though 3 out of every 100 people will have some form of it. I didn’t have a clue of what it was or what it meant to my future. To answer your question, it’s a curve in your Read more…