What’s Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is typically associated with aging. As you age, your discs, like other joints in the body, can degenerate (break down) and become problematic: that’s a natural part of growing older as your body deals with years of strain, overuse, and maybe even misuse. However, DDD can occur in people as young…

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Disc Problems

What is a Disc?Discs are shock-absorbing rings of fibrocartilage that separate the bony vertebral bodies while allowing movement at each spinal level and enough room for the major spinal nerves to exit from the spinal canal and travel to the limbs. Discs are firmly attached to the vertebrae (bones), above and below. The ring around…

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Does your BACK GO-OUT without WARNING?

Have you ever bent down to pick something up as light as a pen and your back goes into intense spasm, making it impossible to stand up straight again? Was the pencil really heavy enough to induce all that pain in your back? No, of course not. It was just the straw that broke the…

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Headache Treatment with Chiropractic

Headache treatment in Fort Collins is offered through the professionals at Rocky Mountain Chiro Care.   Tension, migraine, chronic and cluster headaches are some of the most incapacitating and painful experiences someone can endure. Although most of the time they are not life-threatening, people that experience headaches know that they are something that is uncontrollable…

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Why Does My Back “Go Out” Without Any Warning?

Have you ever bent down to pick something up as light as a pen and your back goes into intense spasm, making it impossible to stand up straight again? Was the pencil really heavy enough to induce all that pain in your back? No, of course not. It was just the straw that broke the…

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Reasons Why Chiropractic is the Best Option for Disc Herniation

If you’ve been diagnosed with a disc herniation, you might be worried about your options for recovery. You’ll be happy to know that chiropractic is a great alternative to risky procedures. A disc herniation occurs when one of the jelly-like discs in your spine loses its integrity and bulges or pushes out from its normal…

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An Overview of Sciatica

Sciatica is a term that usually describes pain that originates or travels down the sciatic nerve.  Sciatica is a symptom, not a disorder, and is the result of an issue in the lumbar spine.  The sciatic nerve is also very big; its about the size of the human finger! Sciatic nerve fibers originate on the…

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Motivating Yourself to Lose Weight

Facing the challenge of losing weight isn’t easy, and to stay motivated to achieve your daily goals you will need the right tools for success.  These tools include creating your specific goals, keeping your eye on the prize and having a good amount of success in the beginning of your program. Motivating yourself daily can…

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