Chiropractic Care

Ankle Sprains

By |2019-12-02T14:56:52+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

Basketball season is here! I love watching basketball but unfortunately, many injuries occur with basketball players. The most common basketball injury is the ankle sprain. When I was in high school, ankle sprains were treated with the common acronym R.I.C.E., which stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Frequently, athletes were instructed to use crutches to [...]

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Headaches: There is an Answer!

By |2019-11-04T17:21:56+00:00November 4th, 2019|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Pain, Stress|

Headaches are a common cause of people entering our office for care. Patients often describe their headaches as just a part of life that they have grown to accept. Some even think that they are normal, that everyone has them, and that it is just a part of everyday life. I would suggest that this [...]

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Sciatica: Can we help?

By |2019-10-21T13:57:42+00:00October 16th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Pain|

I am surprised on occasion when somebody asks if chiropractic can help with sciatica. It is perhaps one of the most common conditions that chiropractors do treat. When someone says “sciatica”, what comes immediately to your mind?  Pain running down the leg? Pain in the buttock? Numbness in the foot?  Technically, sciatica is defined as [...]

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Preventing Repetitive Training Injuries

By |2019-09-10T12:34:08+00:00September 9th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Cycling, Exercise, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

There are basically two types of injuries: acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event such as: wrist fractures, ankle sprains, shoulder dislocations, and hamstring muscle strain. While overuse injuries are more common in sports than acute injuries, they are subtle and usually occur over time. This [...]

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Treatment Of Anterior Knee Pain (A.K.A. Runner’s Knee)

By |2019-08-26T14:02:08+00:00August 25th, 2019|Acupuncture, Chiropractic Care, Pain, Running, Sports Injuries|

Anterior knee pain, Patella pain, and runner’s knee are all names for the  formally diagnosed conditions known as patellofemoral ligament pain or patellar chondromalacia. This pain is commonly felt above, under, or below the knee cap. This achy and sharp pain is made worse when going up and down stairs, squatting, after sitting or driving [...]

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15 Things We Have Learned In 15 Years Of Practice

By |2019-07-30T11:25:30+00:00July 29th, 2019|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise, Healthy Eating, Pain, Sleep, Vitamins and Supplements|

Last month we celebrated 15 years in practice. We are so thankful for the opportunity to serve our patients and are humbled by the trust placed in us. When we first started the practice, one of our main goals was to educate the community. Many offices treat patients, but not [...]

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Babies – The Smallest Chiropractic Patients

By |2019-07-01T12:22:09+00:00July 1st, 2019|Chiropractic Care|

People are often amazed to see a newborn baby on the chiropractic table in my office. Babies, infants, and children all have spines, so why shouldn’t they be adjusted? Certainly the adjustment techniques are modified for their unique bodies, and great care is taken to ensure their safety, but the [...]

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Flip Flops & Foot Pain

By |2019-05-20T11:51:32+00:00May 20th, 2019|Acupuncture, Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Pain|

Summer is almost upon us, and we can finally kick off our shoes and slip on our beloved flip flops. As a chiropractor, I also love to wear flip flops and find myself subject to their pitfalls if I’m not wearing the right brand. As the summer goes on, we find many patients coming [...]

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Why We Call it [Core]

By |2019-04-09T18:50:47+00:00April 8th, 2019|Back Pain, Chiropractic Care, Exercise|

If you are reading this article, you most likely have some affiliation with our office. [Core] Chiropractic and Wellness has been fortunate to serve the residents of the Roanoke, Virginia area now for several years. Every once in awhile we get the question of where we got our name. In this week’s blog article, [...]

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Natural Prescriptions for the Flu, Colds & More

By |2018-10-22T18:33:28+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Chiropractic Care, Recipes, Viruses & Bacteria, Vitamins and Supplements|

The calendar says the cold and flu season is upon us. This brings the pressure to get a flu shot and to treat these conditions with prescription medications. Besides avoiding some of the serious side effects of these treatment options, many of us prefer to treat the flu and colds via natural remedies. While [...]

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