Driving and Lower Back Pain

Summer means vacations and long-distance drives for many families, but getaways can be ruined when back pain flares up after hours behind the wheel. Vacationers are not the only ones who suffer from low back pain. For many, it's a job hazard. Truck drivers, police officers and cab drivers are just some professions that call for long days and nights sitting behind [...]

Treat Headaches with Acupuncture

If you suffer from headaches, you may want to consider acupuncture treatment. Frequent headaches can sometimes be debilitating and interfere with every aspect of life, such as working or taking care of your home. Here at Lakeside Sports Chiropractic Center and Motorsports Rehab, we encourage you to learn more about the benefits of acupuncture. Something that you need to keep in mind about [...]

What Back Pain Relief Can Do for Me

People who have never lived with persistent back pain don’t understand how the discomfort affects every part of your life. It’s only after you find the right remedy for the pain that you fully understand it yourself. As the treatment for back pain relief begins to take effect, you’ll see your quality of life increase on multiple levels. Here are some examples [...]

How Can Dry Needling/Acupuncture Relieve My Pain?

Dry needling/acupuncture implements thin needles in the skin for therapeutic purposes, releasing endorphins through the insertion of needles to affect the nervous system. This treatment is believed to successfully alleviate or eliminate pain, and is used for therapeutic relief. Here at Lakeside Dermatology in Cornelius, NC, we are pleased to provide this option and encourage you to learn more about it. What [...]

What to Do After a Sports Injury

Sports injuries occur when an individual engages in exercise or sporting activity and develops pain and discomfort in a ligament, tendon, or bones. The musculoskeletal system is affected when a sports injury occurs. Sports like football, boxing, and rugby are activities that are likely to cause injuries due to their close contact nature. Acute sports injuries can turn into chronic pain if [...]

Understanding Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression is a type of mechanical spine traction referring to the separation of the discs, joints or bones located in the back. The theory is the separation is capable of decreasing the amount of pressure placed on the nerves located in the back. This improves function and decreases pain. The position of the patient is dependent on which system is being [...]

Seeing a Chiropractor for the First Time

Chiropractic is a field of alternative medicine, and a chiropractor is a practitioner in this field. Chiropractors believe that problems with the spine can affect the nervous system and other parts of the body. They thus believe that manipulating the spine can relieve a variety of conditions like many types of pain and injuries. Here at Lakeside Sports Chiropractic Center & Motorsports [...]

Who Qualifies for Motor Sports Rehab?

The Basics of Motor Sports Rehab The term motor sports usually refers to any competitive event encompassing motorized vehicles. In most cases, this is either automobile or motorcycle racing. This type of competition can lead to an injury. Motor sports rehab is a type of physical therapy created to treat people injured during a motor sports accident. In some cases, individuals injured [...]

What is Treated with Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a centuries-old practice that can help alleviate many health problems. This holistic technique originates from ancient China and involves the use of thin needles being inserted throughout the body's various pressure points. Acupuncture can treat many types of discomforts like nausea and vomiting, dental pain, and menstrual cramps. It is also effective in improving mood, alleviating headaches, and decreasing muscle [...]

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