Monthly Archives: April 2017

I Cannot Remember the Last Time I Felt This Great

When I had my first chiropractic adjustment done, I honestly thought it was going to hurt like the dickens. I had never been to this type of doctor before, and I just didn’t know what to expect. I do trust my primary care physician though, so I had no problems going to the chiropractor in Huntington NY that he recommended for me to see. He knew that I was adamant about not having back surgery, and I also did not want to live on pain pills for the rest of my life.

I thought that I was stuck with the pain that I have had in my lower back for as long as I can remember. He seemed to think a trip to the same chiropractor that he uses could be helpful to me though. Like I said, I trust him, so I made the appointment. Continue reading I Cannot Remember the Last Time I Felt This Great

New Job Lead to Back Pain That Sent Me to a Chiropractor

I got a job painting bridges. I had some high-angle rescue training, and I have been a commercial painter for years. So, learning to paint bridges was pretty easy for me. I am not afraid of heights. However, I was used to working with brushes and rollers, and now I was using a big spray gun that was attached to a very long and heavy hose. The new movements for eight hours a day on the job along with the different equipment made my back hurt. I figured I should see a chiropractor in the San Francisco area to get evaluated after the back pain would not ease up after working a couple of weeks on the job.

My upper back really ached all night when I got home from work. I could get some of the kinks out doing the work, but my muscles and back would stiffen up and hurt like crazy during my time off. I was taking ibuprofen every day to help me manage the pain. Continue reading New Job Lead to Back Pain That Sent Me to a Chiropractor