The Importance of Staying Mobile During the Winter Months

Winter is in full swing, and with it comes the temptation to be a little sedentary. But doing less activity in an attempt to stay indoors where it is warm can lead to problems for your joints. Let’s consider some of the reasons to stay mobile during the winter months, and then we will discuss […]

New Year’s Resolution: Improve Your Posture

The start of the new year is when many people set goals. While some of those may have to do with family, work, or hobbies, at least one of your goals for the new year should be related to health. Improving your posture is a very reachable goal, but it can also have a massive […]

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 Expertise.com. Expertise.com 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, Expertise.com 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 – […]