Daisy-like plant known for its relaxation and reputation as a sleep aid. The flavonoid chrysin found in chamomile is the more sedative aspect of the plant that allows individuals with insomnia get some shut eye. There are many other uses for chamomile, read more to find out what they are and any cautions that should be takenRead More
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“ Researchers working with patients with compromised immune systems have found massage therapy can improve how the immune system functions.”- Jeff Smoot, 2015 President of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).Read More
High heeled shoe wearers beware! Women who wear heeled shoes (especially the kind with the narrow toes) are 5 times more likely to develop a neuroma than men. Read more to find out how massage can help with foot pain.
There are many wondrous benefits of massage. Massage can decrease stress, pain, anxiety, and depression;massage can also improve range of motion, quality of sleep, and increase relaxation. How can massage help AS?Read More
Lower back pain which radiates into the leg or lower extremity is a common condition seen in a chiropractic setting. Differential Diagnosis of the condition is an important component of the treatment plan and outcomes for these patients. Many patients experience sciatica from dysfunction of the sacroiliac joints and tightness of the piriformis muscle while other patients are diagnosed with a herniated lumbar disc that impinges on a nerve root. Both of the conditions cause pain radiating into the leg and chiropractic care is a safe and effective treatment.
What is that unsightly bump at the base of my neck? Why is it there? That Quasimodo hump is called a dowager’s hump. But if you have one, are you doomed to have it forever? Short answer…possibly.Read More
Northwest Wellness was originally founded by Dr. Lorri Nichols as a Chiropractic Center in the 1989. In recent years, the practice has evolved into a fully integrated, multi-disciplinary Wellness Center. What does that mean to the patients, friends and families in our practice?Read More