Recently a chiropractic patient wrote in and shared their recommendation for their favorite chiropractor. This patient was experiencing leg pain and shoulder pain and he needed maintenance alignment on his back. He had injured his shoulder recently. The patient sought out Dr. Paul Curcio of Chiropractic Family Health Centre. Dr. Paul interviewed the patient for quite some time to get background information on the problems he was experiencing before recommending any treatments. X-rays were used to ensure that nothing was overlooked and that there were not any hidden injuries.
There are nearly 2.6 million people in the Northern Virginia area. It’s also home to some of the most horrendous traffic in the nation, with six of the worst bottlenecks in America. The Washington D.C. metro area alone is widely considered to have the absolute worst traffic in the country. Traffic jams are common, and [...]
There are plenty of reasons to visit a chiropractor. Whether you’re suffering from low back pain or constant migraine headaches, a bit of chiropractic care can often work wonders for helping you feel better and prevent the problem from occurring with the same level of frequency that you may currently be coping with. But while [...]
There are plenty of reasons that visiting a chiropractor in the Northern Virginia area makes sense. The most obvious is pain relief, and chiropractic care can provide relief from a wide range of different ailments including back pain, sciatica, whiplash, and more. It can even help with more serious conditions like spinal curves caused by scoliosis. With so many hiking trails, sports activities, and drivers in the Northern Virginia area, sports injuries and injuries related to car accidents are increasingly common. And with eighty percent of chiropractic patients reporting relief from their problems, visiting a chiropractor is one of the best things you can do to help yourself get back on your feet.
Few things can be as debilitating to a person as a herniated disc. This issue can cause severe pain, decreased mobility, reduced energy, and much more. Essentially, a herniated or slipped disc is a condition that affects the fibrous pads between the spinal vertebrae. These pads are designed to cushion impacts in the spine and [...]
Two of the most common reasons people seek out chiropractic care each year is due to back and/or neck pain. Many of these people are shocked to discover that they can find relief for many other issues as well. There is evidence of a misaligned vertebrae in the spine could place pressure on blood vessels and nerves. When this happens a wide range of other health problems can arise.
Many people seem surprised to find out that the chiropractic education process is so extensive. I usually reply, “…whether you’re planning to become a chiropractor, medical doctor, or dentist, it takes four years of college followed by and additional 4-5 years of additional education (med school, dental school, chiropractic college) simply because there is that much to learn about the body to become a competent health care provider. “
Headaches are a common complaint in patients presenting for professional care, including chiropractic management. Patients with headaches seek chiropractic care because they find manipulation or adjustments applied to the cervical spine and upper back region are highly effective in reducing the intensity, frequency and duration of the headache pain.