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The Best Foods for Decreasing Inflammation

If you regularly experience soreness in your neck, back, or joints, inflammation may be a contributing factor. Inflammation is the body’s immune response to injury. However, your body may be Read More

Beach Chairs That Won’t Cause Back Pain

We all love hitting the beach in the summertime, but it’s not always the best vacation for our backs. This is especially true if you like to use a beach Read More

Air Travel Is Back – How to Fly and Maintain Spinal Health

Except for emergencies or work, very few of us have been on an airplane since early 2020. Now that restrictions are being lifted, and the vaccine is readily available, air Read More

Dr. Ward Gives a Virtual Presentation at the BNI Business Forum of Fairfax Chapter

Dr. Ward recently gave a virtual presentation about chiropractic adjustments through BNI Online. In the virtual event, he demonstrated how chiropractic adjustments work and what steps a chiropractor takes to Read More

Cardio That Won’t Hurt Your Spine

We’ve been indoors for so long, and that has led to weight gain, a reduction in heart health, and increased back problems. It’s time to start exercising again! But how Read More

Torticollis: Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors, and Treatment

Torticollis may be a neck condition that you have never heard of before, but once you learn about the symptoms, you may realize that it is more common than you Read More

Correcting a Poor Ergonomic Set Up When Working at Home

A bad ergonomic set up in a home office can lead to neck and back strain, along with a host of other health concerns. Today, we are going to look Read More

Is It Costochondritis or GERD, and How Can a Chiropractor Help?

While some cases of chest pain are an emergency, there are many conditions that can cause chest pain that do not require immediate care. Two examples are costochondritis and GERD. Read More

5 Tips for Creating an Ergonomic Setup for Your Child’s Virtual Learning

Despite the two vaccines for COVID-19, we still seem to be a long way from normal. There are still many children learning in a virtual environment. Unfortunately, many of those Read More

Dr. Ward Speaks About the Importance of Ergonomics at HR Virginia Leadership Conference

Learn simple exercises to alleviate discomfort and have better posture when working at a desk. Dr. Ward recently spoke at the 2021 HR Virginia Leadership Conference, which was held virtually on Read More

Is Chiropractic Care Effective for Treating Rib Pain or if I Think a Rib Is Out of Place?

Are you experiencing rib pain, or do you think that one of your ribs may have shifted out of position? In today’s post, we will discuss the answer to the Read More

Understanding Whiplash Injuries from High-Impact Collisions

When a high-impact collision occurs, whiplash is a common injury type. Why is this the case? What injuries are likely to occur in a high-impact collision, whether it is from Read More

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

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