Yearly Archives: 2014

/2014

Relieve Back Pain and Increase Stability with Wall Squat Training

Probably the most common complaint we treat at our Wilmington, NC chiropractic office is back pain. Low back pain and middle back pain affects nearly 90 percent of people over the age of 30 at some point in their lives, with many of those people failing to find a treatment that works well for the [...]

By |2017-04-07T13:21:34+00:00December 30th, 2014|Categories: back pain, Chiropractor|0 Comments

How to Run Faster with Effective Foot Taping Techniques

Every year, we treat runners for various, foot, ankle, knee and hip-related conditions. Generally, these problems could have been avoided by using special taping techniques that can actually promote running speed by reducing the amount of energy you need and preventing injuries that cause training setbacks. Establish Support Where It Is Needed You need to [...]

At Home Treatment For Neck Pain

Neck pain is the most common symptom we treat in female patients. Attributed to weak muscles in the shoulders, neck and upper back, neck pain is also exacerbated by an improper standing and sitting posture and straining neck muscles that remain in one position for too long. In addition to providing specialized soft tissue therapies [...]

By |2017-04-07T13:21:35+00:00December 14th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractor, Neck Pain Relief|0 Comments

Active Release Technique in Wilmington NC

Instead of taking ibuprofen or muscle relaxers for temporary relief of shoulder and back pain, stiff knees, shin splints, plantar fasciitis and other musculoskeletal inflammation caused by muscle overuse, Dr. King recommends you opt for a more effective, drug-free treatment method called Active Release Technique. What is Active Release Technique? A patented, soft tissue treatment developed [...]

Tips for Relieving Stress During the Holidays

It’s an hour before your holiday dinner, cranky Aunt Fran is on her way, and the potatoes still aren’t peeled. You need help! Try these tips to reduce stress and make the holidays a little more jolly. Getting ready for the holidays Shop less. Standing in line in a crowded store isn’t everyone’s idea of [...]

By |2017-04-07T13:21:35+00:00November 24th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractor, Chiropractor in Wilmington NC, Creative, Stretching, wellness|0 Comments

Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

It's happened to all of us at least once--you're sitting in traffic or at a red light when suddenly, somebody hits you from behind. It's not serious but it's enough to inflict moderate damage to your bumper and shatter a taillight. Your car will be alright after some body work--but did you make it through [...]

By |2014-11-10T16:22:55+00:00November 17th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Injury|0 Comments

How to Choose a Chiropractor

Pain that doesn't go away after taking ibuprofen or soaking in a hot bath sends most of us directly to our primary physician who, depending on where the pain is, prescribes pain medication, x-rays or both. While pain medication temporarily dulls most pain, your doctor isn't actually treating the cause of the pain--he or she [...]

By |2017-04-07T13:21:35+00:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractor in Wilmington NC|0 Comments

Chiropractic Care Versus Pain Medication

Combining the benefits of holistic and scientific medicine to relieve musculoskeletal pain and stiffness while restoring diminished range of motion caused by spinal misalignment, muscle damage and joint tissue inflammation, chiropractic techniques effectively treat chronic and debilitating pain without resorting to expensive and dangerously addictive pain medications. What's Wrong With Using Pain Medications? Prescription pain [...]

5 Helpful Tips to Improve Your Golf Swing and Reduce Injuries

As a chiropractor and Active Release Technique (ART) provider in Wilmington, NC – a city notorious for its love of golf – I am well acquainted with patients that have suffered injuries as a result of golfing. On the surface, it doesn’t seem plausible that golfers could injure themselves. There is no contact, minimal intensity [...]

By |2014-10-29T19:00:01+00:00October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Golf swing, golfers elbow, sports injuries, sports injury|0 Comments

Chiropractic Care and Headaches: What you Need to Know

Chiropractic medicine addresses headaches as the result of nervous system/spinal cord dysfunction that requires re-alignment of spinal vertebrae through spinal manipulation and adjustments. While some headaches can be traced to conditions like high blood pressure, hypoglycemia, simple fatigue or even undetected brain tumors, over 95 percent of chronic headaches are relieved by chiropractic procedures that [...]

By |2017-04-07T13:21:35+00:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Headaches|0 Comments