Neck Pillows for Airplanes – What You Need to Know

Neck pillows are an item that travelers commonly use on long journeys. But are they actually good for your neck? We’re going to give you some tips to help you get the best neck pillow. Then we will explain how to use it properly so you don’t accidentally make neck soreness worse. How to Purchase […]

Should I Stretch a Sore or Painful Hamstring?

At first glance, this seems like a simple question. Most injuries respond well to gentle stretching. However, if your hamstring is sore or painful, you need to find out what the injury is first. There is a big difference between stretching a hamstring that is injured or stretching a hamstring that is experiencing delayed onset […]

Spine Stress Fractures in Young Athletes (spondylolisthesis)

Spondylolysis occurs when a thin bone that connects the vertebrae of the lower spine is impacted by overuse. Repeated stress can cause a fracture. It is so common that about 5% will experience this stress fracture of the spine at one time or another, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. So let’s take a closer look […]

Tips to Stop Back Pain During a Road Trip

Are you going to try and sneak in one more road trip before summer is over? Are you going to try and beat the crowds with a fall road trip? Maybe you just returned from a road trip, and your back is feeling it. This article will provide tips to help you prevent back pain […]

What You Need to Know About Tailbone Fractures Sustained in the Ocean

Summer is a time when many people love to enjoy the beach. However, when you are done having your fun in the sun, you want to be sure your spine is still healthy. You may be surprised to find out that it is possible to fracture your tailbone in the ocean. Here are a few […]

Ward Chiropractic & Rehabilitation Ranked Among Top Chiropractors in Fairfax

Ward Chiropractic & Rehabilitation was recently named one of the top chiropractors in Fairfax by does independent research in over 200 industries, evaluating 60,000 businesses each month to find the best professionals in the United States to recommend to consumers. After identifying potential providers, confirms each business’ qualifications. In the case of […]

Reasons to Start with a Dynamic Warmup Before You Golf

You may have noticed that your spine does not have the same undying love for the game of golf that you have. This is a common problem for regular golfers because the sport places an asymmetrical force down the back every time you swing. In other words, the fact that you are always swinging the […]

Inversion Tables: Do They Really Help Relieve Joint & Muscle Pain?

The short answer to this question is that, when used correctly, an inversion table may provide some temporary relief from back pain. Let’s discuss what an inversion table can do for joint and muscle pain, why it provides some temporary assistance when used properly, the risks of improper use, and some alternatives. Inversion Tables – […]

Prenatal Chiropractic Care

When you are carrying your unborn child, you want safe and drug-free care for any health concerns that may come up. That makes chiropractic care perfect for mothers-to-be. What can occur during pregnancy that a chiropractor can help with? Here are a few things you should know. How Pregnancy Impacts the Spine While your baby […]

The Best Sleeping Positions for Spine Health 

If you ever struggle with back and neck pain, or if you just want to keep your spine healthy so you don’t have to deal with such troubles later on, how you sleep is important. Here are the best sleep positions for spine health.  Which Sleep Position Is the Best? We’ll start with the bad […]