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Causes of and Chiropractic Treatments for a Bulging Disc

Herniated discs (when the disc has a tear that allows the inner material to leak out) affect about 5 to 20 people out of every 1,000 adults, making it a Read More

Horseback Riding and Back Pain

Horseback riding is an increasingly popular pastime. Whether you own your own horses, take riding lessons, or go on trail rides on a regular basis, you want to be sure Read More

Take a Walk to Ease Your Spine and Joint Pain

If you are living with spinal pain or a problem with your joints, going for a walk may be just the “medicine” you need! Motion can be like a soothing Read More

Too Many Zoom Calls Causing Shoulder Strain? – The Tips You Need!

In this time of the pandemic, we are spending a lot of time in front of the computer. Zoom has helped us to stay connected, so we can work from Read More

Protect Your Spine While Thoroughly Cleaning Your Home

Even if you didn’t get to your usual spring cleaning this year, you are probably still doing regular thorough cleanings of your home due to COVID-19. The question is: how Read More

Indoor Joint Mobility Stretches

In the winter, we can enter into a sedentary lifestyle. That lack of mobility leads to joint stiffness. Usually, spring is a great time to work on flexibility and get Read More

Home Exercises to Decrease Stiffness During Isolation

Whether you are working from home or just watching more TV than usual, it can lead to a stiff or sore back and neck. How can you deal with the Read More

Working from Home? Follow These Tips to Preserve Your Posture

Whether you work from home regularly or it is a new experience for you due to the spread of COVID-19 in the US, you want to make sure that your Read More

Managing Arthritic Joint Pain in Cooler Temperatures

Arthritis is more than just one health condition. There are varying types of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis (which is an autoimmune condition). However, today we are going to focus on Read More

The Importance of a Dynamic Warmup for Winter Outdoor Sports

Are you a fan of winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, and the like? If so, then you need to be performing the right dynamic stretches before your physical Read More

Spine Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Can you believe it is the start of a new decade? What New Year’s resolutions have you set regarding your health? Here are a few suggestions that can help you Read More

How to Clear Your Lawn of Leaves Without Hurting Your Back

It’s time to get all of those leaves out of the yard before they get buried under snow and end up being a mess in the spring. We’ve got seven Read More

Benefits of Pediatric Chiropractic Care for Infants and Children

Did you know we offer pediatric chiropractic care in Fairfax at Ward Chiropractic? Dr. Ward is experienced in treating children from birth and up for general spinal alignment or specific Read More

Daily Walks: Making the Most of the Last Warm Days of the Year

A daily walk is a great way to get some exercise without stressing your joints. Of course, it can be tough to walk in winter, so you want to use Read More

Auto Accident Injuries: Myths Busted

Proper Backpack Loading for Kids (And Adults Too)

More and more young people are dealing with back and neck pain. While there are a number of reasons for this, one might be the way children load their backpacks. Read More

Anti-Inflammatory Choices for Your Labor Day BBQ

Labor Day weekend is one of the last chances to get in a little grilling for many who love to cook outdoors. What can you do if you’re worried the Read More

Dr. Ward Attends Conference at National University of Health and Sciences in Chicago

Recently, Dr. Ward attended a conference at the National University of Health and Sciences in Chicago, a leader in integrative medicine. The conference covered topics in the latest cutting-edge techniques for Read More

Pool Diving Safety: How to Avoid Head and Neck Injuries

Whether you’re an adult or a child, understanding how to dive safely into a pool is important. According to one study, 110,000 divers under the of 19 ended up in Read More

Tips for Running a 5k Without Stressing Your Joints

With the running season upon us, you may be thinking about running in a 5k. How can you participate in this type of event without putting undue stress on your Read More

How to Mow the Lawn Without Throwing Your Back Out

Mowing the lawn can range from a chore to a great American pastime depending on how you feel about the upkeep of your property. Whether you view it as an Read More

Gardening – How to Keep Your Joints Safe During the Growing Season

If you have a green thumb, then spring and summer are probably your favorite seasons. But does your favorite hobby seem to wreak havoc on your back and neck? We’re Read More

Dr. Ward Leads Trigger Point Workshop at Club Pilates

On Sunday March 31, Dr. Ward was honored to lead a workshop about trigger points in the body at Club Pilates in Burke, Virginia. During the workshop, Dr. Ward educated participants Read More

We Renovated! Ward Chiropractic Enhances Facility for Better Treatment Experience

Ward Chiropractic recently completed renovations to their office in Fairfax to better serve our customers and improve their treatment experience with us. Our clients have always been our priority at Ward Read More

Chiropractic in the NFL

According to the Palmer College of Chiropractic, all NFL teams currently have a chiropractor as part of their sports medicine staff. This is a big jump since a 2002 study Read More

Cold Weather and It’s Effects on Arthritic Joint Pain

The groundhog may not have seen his shadow, but chilly winter weather seems to be hanging on regardless of what Punxsutawney Phil predicted. What is osteoarthritis, and why does the Read More

Dynamic Stretches to Avoid Injury While Skiing or Snowboarding

If you are enjoying this year’s skiing/snowboarding season but are struggling to keep from being sore after a day on the slopes, you may need to develop a routine of Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Spine

New Year’s is just around the corner, and a lot of people are going to be setting health and wellness goals. Why not have some of your goals for the Read More

Chiropractic Care for Costochondritis

When you work with a chiropractor to resolve your health issues, you engage in a form of non-invasive medicine that has been around for thousands of years. Chiropractic care does not Read More

What Can Football Tackling Teach Us About Spine Health?

2018 has brought one of the biggest changes in a long time when it comes to tackling rules in the NFL. The intention is to force players to use proper Read More

Benefits of Corrective Postural Braces for Addressing 'Hunch' Posture

Many of our patients come to Dr. Ward looking for treatments to correct the forward hunch that often comes from sitting at a desk or a computer in the office. Read More

What Do Chiropractors Work On? – 6 Ways We Help You Feel Better

Most people have a general idea of what a chiropractor does – providing adjustments to keep the spine in proper alignment. However, this is not the only benefit of chiropractic Read More

How to Prevent Hiking Injuries

In autumn a lot of people like to go out to enjoy the fall colors and the foliage by taking some scenic hikes in the area. On his blog today, Read More

We Appreciate the Kind Words from Our Patients

At Ward Chiropractic and Rehabilition we strive to provide great customer service in addition to alleviating our patients' pain. We were glad to help this patient's back problems and appreciate Read More

The Spinal Impacts of Cheerleading: Keeping Your Back Healthy

Cheerleading is the most popular female sport. Unfortunately, it also ranks as second highest in the nation for severe injuries in sports, with only American football surpassing it. In fact, Read More

Case Study: Pregnant with Low Back Pain and Breech Baby

Julie, 32, presented to Ward Chiropractic and Rehabilitation 35 weeks pregnant with her second child. She was referred to by her OBGYN for low back pain and Webster technique. A Read More

Ergonomics of a College Dorm Room

With students going back to school for the fall semester, it is time to think about how college life will affect your spine. Here are some things to consider when Read More

Wrestling and Neck Pain: How to Get Back to the Mat ASAP

Neck pain is a common side effect of wrestling. There are a number of reasons that this sport can lead to issues with the neck, especially since repetitive pressure is Read More

4 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Horseback Riding Injuries

Horseback riding is a fun activity that many people enjoy as a relaxing hobby or as a serious sport. However, it is important to keep in mind that this activity Read More

3 Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries

A repetitive strain injury occurs when you move your body in the same motion over and over again. One of the places we do this most is at work, especially Read More

How to Select the Right Pillow for You

How to Select the Right Pillow for You  Read More

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain

Hip Pain or SI Joint Pain Read More

Tips for Staying Healthy While Raking Leaves

 Tips for Staying Healthy While Raking Leaves Read More

Backpack Tips for Back to School Season

 Backpack tips for back to school season Read More

Waking Up with a Stiff Neck - Causes and Cures

Waking Up with a Stiff Neck - Causes and Cures Read More

Jaw Pain—Coping with TMJ Dysfunction

Many have heard about jaw pain and TMJ. TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, the one that works your lower jaw and keeps it connected to the skull. It is responsible Read More

Ward Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Stays Current in Latest Chiropractic Advancements

In the world of chiropractic and rehabilitation, keeping up with the latest in chiropractic advancements and technologies is crucial to providing the premium, advanced care that our patients are searching Read More

Hunchback: Who is At Risk?

What is hunchback, and who exactly is at risk for developing it?When we think of the term "hunchback," the image of a lonely, kind-hearted bell ringer comes to mind. What Read More

Dr. Ward Discusses the Importance of a 'Patient Centered' Atmosphere

Speaker of the Month - Dr. Kevin WardLast Thursday was a very active one for Ward Chiropractic and Rehabilitation! Dr. Kevin Ward was chosen as Speaker of the Month to give Read More

Chiropractors: They’ve Got More than Just

If you have experienced a mechanical injury that has led to mild or severe pain, you have probably made a trip to a chiropractor or physical therapist on one or Read More

Backpacks Can Cause Chronic Back Pain in Children

With a new September and a new school year upon us, we find it important to discuss how backpacks can disrupt the spinal and back muscle health of even our Read More

Swimmer's Shoulder

Swimmer’s shoulder is not one specific injury, but rather a general term for a broad range of shoulder injuries that occur in swimmers. Due to heavy and extensive use of Read More

The Background on Back Spasms

We all know that back spasms can be extremely uncomfortable as well as hinder daily activities, but what many people do not know is what exactly a back spasm is Read More

Healing Your Whiplash Through Chiropractic Care

Whiplash is a fairly common injury that is exacerbated by improper understanding and care of the condition. Whiplash commonly occurs through a quick rear impact while in a stationary position. Read More

Caring for Your Back During Extended Drives

At Ward Chiropractic and Rehab, we not only care for you in the office, but also strive to make sure you are doing what is best for your back health Read More

The Magic of Chiropractic Care for Expectant Mothers

While there is no doubt that pregnancy is an exciting time filled with wonderful “firsts” and touching moments, it can also be said that it comes with its fair share Read More

Choosing the Best Chiropractor Possible

Choosing the right chiropractor or care provider isn’t always easy- in fact it can be increasingly stressful. You want to be sure that you are receiving the care and help Read More

4 Tips for Avoiding Back Pain

Have you unexpectedly twisted or injured your back, causing you to miss work, social activities, or simply get in the way of every day life? You are not alone. Back Read More

Dr. Ward Co-Hosts Free Event to Promote Community Wellness

Ready, set, learn!Last weekend, Dr. Kevin Ward hosted a workshop alongside friend and wellness colleague Coach John Casto of Action Fitness. Both Dr. Ward and Coach Casto are experts in Read More

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