Category Archives: Biomechanics

Sacroiliac Joint Pain due to Sling Pattern Imbalance

Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain or lower back pain is a frequent condition seen in our office at West End Chiropractic and Wellness . SI join pain is commonly felt in the low back and buttocks. Today will discuss the anatomy … Continue reading

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How Does Foam Rolling Work?

Foam Rolling is a form of self- myofascial release. Deep compression helps to break up or relax tight muscles and adhesions formed between muscle layers and their surroundings. Imagine you are tenderizing your own muscles. They should be soft and … Continue reading

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What is the Best Type of Mattress for Sleeping?

When buying a new mattress what specifics are you looking for? Well, if you’re suffering from back pain it should probably be the level of firmness. Studies have shown that medium to firm mattresses decrease chronic back pain more so … Continue reading

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Suffering from an Injury this Summer?

Coming into summer a lot of people are getting outside and being more active. This can lead  to a variety of sports related injuries whether your out playing basketball in the driveway, or just chasing a toddler around the park. … Continue reading

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What is Rock Tape?

One service that we don’t seem to advertise as much as we probably should here at West End Chiropractic and Wellness is the option of kinesiology tape, or Rock Tape. Wondering what kinesiology tape is for? Read below to decide if … Continue reading

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What is Flexion Distraction?

Flexion Distraction is another table used by chiropractors. It is made of different “parts” that can be adjusted for a specific build, or for a specific need. When using the the flexion distraction table your chiropractor will apply light pressure … Continue reading

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Do you have Chair Disease?

Experiencing lower back pain? How often are you moving around? Studies show that sitting down throughout the day is possibly one of the worst situations you can put your back in. This is because while sitting at a 90 degree … Continue reading

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Are You Suffering from Winter Posture?

Have you heard of Winter Posture? With the winter weather we have been having this past week I’m sure you can probably feel it. “Winter Posture” would be defined as the hunched shoulder, clenched jaw, constricted core move that we … Continue reading

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What is the Right Pillow for You?

Did you know your pillow choice can have profound effects on your sleep comfort and quality? Choosing the right pillow can have major benefits. If you prefer side sleeping, using a pillow that is thick enough to fill the entire … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy and Adjustments

Not all Chiropractors offer the benefits of Physical Therapy along with their care. West End Chiropractic and Wellness provides Chiropractic care as well as Physical Therapy to help you optimize all the health benefits you can under one roof. Chiropractic … Continue reading

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