A herniated disc is when there is a problem one of the discs between vertebras that make your spine. The discs serve as rubbery cushions and the vertebrae are individual bones; the spinal disc has been described as a jelly donut with a soft center that has a tough exterior surrounding it. When this disc slips or ruptures and pushes through a crack in the vertebra, it is called a herniated disc. Unfortunately, a herniated disk can also cause problems with nearby nerves and can cause pain, as well as numbness and weakness in an arm or leg. It is typical for a herniated disc to cause a lot of pain for some people, and literally no symptoms for others. Continue Reading...

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Have you been in an auto accident in Charlotte NC? Did you have to go the hospital or visit your primary car physician? Did they send you home with prescription pain reliever, or tips for home care? If so, you may benefit from chiropractic care. You are likely to experience relief from your pain through medication, but chiropractic care at ChiroCarolina® can help you determine the cause of your pain, and offer long-term pain relief. Continue Reading...

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Sciatic pain can be painful, but a Charlotte NC chiropractor may be able to help! ChiroCarolina® offers chiropractic treatment for sciatic pain, which often starts in the lower back or buttock and moves into one or both legs. The pain from a sciatic nerve can vary in intensity and frequency. Pain can be minimal and infrequent, or severe and constant. Often, sciatic pain is described as dull, achy, sharp, pins and needles or like electric shock. Sometimes people report feeling burning, numbness or even tingling. Often people mistakenly refer to sciatic as a disorder, when in fact; it is a symptom of another disorder. Continue Reading...

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On Feb. 15 to 18 in Washington D.C., the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and Chiropractic Summit hosted the 2012 National Chiropractic Legislative Conference (NCLC). This unprecedented effort marks a historical step toward uniting the chiropractic profession to advance its causes on Capitol Hill. Continue Reading...

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Unfortunately, neck pain is a common condition in the Charlotte NC area, and the rest of the country. Throughout some point in all our lives we will most likely experience some sort of neck pain. Women are at a higher risk of neck pain than men, and they report a slightly higher instance of chronic neck pain. While pain medication can provide some instant relief, pain medication does not solve the underlying problem and can even cause annoying side effects. Chiropractic care, on the other hand, is a non-invasive, drug-free treatment option when administered by a gentle chiropractor at ChiroCarolina®. Continue Reading...

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Doctors of chiropractic who want to sign up for the new national registry of certified medical examiners for the transportation industry can now access quality training programs and resources available in cities across the country. This was announced by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) and TeamCME in the wake of the release of a final rule on a new safety program by United States Department of Transportation (DOT). Continue Reading...

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Often people do not associate chiropractors with pain management. But, in fact, chiropractic care can help with pain relief. Chiropractic care is most beneficial when treatment is consistent and when patients complete the treatment plan recommended by their chiropractor. Continue Reading...

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Often people who are experiencing low back pain in Charlotte NC debate between visiting a chiropractor and a medical doctor. While both can help, research does show that chiropractic care can alleviate back pain in patients. A chiropractor can assess your pain and determine whether or not chiropractic care will relieve pain and help prevent pain in the future. Continue Reading...

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Benefits of Chiropractic

Dr. Mancini discusses the causes of pain such as past accidents that weren’t addressed properly, a person’s diet and stress. All this tension builds up and eventually causes pain. Continue Reading...

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ChiroCarolina® patient talks about chiropractic care with Dr. Rice and Dr. Ali after a car accident.

Often people get chiropractic care in Charlotte NC because they are looking for pain relief. However, if you only focus on the short-term benefits of visiting the chiropractor, such as relieving pain, you may miss out on the other benefits of chiropractic care. Continue Reading...

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