Adhesive Capsulitis

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen Shoulder) & Massage What is Adhesive Capsulitis? Frozen shoulder is a condition where the shoulder joint feels stiff and exhibits limited range of motion. External rotation is the most limited movement, so it feels like the shoulder is stuck in a forward and rotated position. In adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder, this […]

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis & Massage What is it?  Plantar fascia is indicated primarily by heel pain, and is defined as an inflammation of the plantar fascia that extends from the heel to the toes The body is surrounded by a layer of connective tissue that we call fascia. It is responsible for connecting various muscles, tendons, […]

Treating Tennis and Golfer’s Elbow

Tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow are a common issues not just in these sports. But they can really interrupt your game. It is not unique to them either. Many people experience different types of elbow pain and it can be quite frustrating. It gets in the way of work too. Loss of productivity can be […]

Treating Frozen Shoulder

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This may be a new one to some of you. For those who have dealt with it, they know it all too well. Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is not a fun problem to have. It is incredibly painful and burdensome. As it progresses your ability to move your shoulder becomes limited, hence frozen. In […]

Cervicogenic Headaches, Such a Pain in the Neck!

Last week, I talked about tension headaches and how it can be similar to other headaches. One of those headaches are cervicogenic headaches. It is a fancy term that just means a headache that starts in the neck. From my experience, it can be pretty prevalent. Most of us have known someone who has experienced […]

4 Signs You Need a Chiropractor

Are you struggling with daily neck pain? Do you sit for long periods of time at work? Does low back pain keep you up at night? There’s no shortage of symptoms caused by poor posture and musculoskeletal misalignment, and in today’s post, we’ll take a look at four of the most common signs indicating that […]

5 Benefits of Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care is becoming an increasingly preferred form of therapy and chronic pain treatment in the United States, and studies around the world are uncovering more and more benefits each year. In today’s post, we’ll explore five of the most prominent benefits you could receive if you begin regularly scheduled chiropractic therapy. The chiropractic doctors at Ozark Holistic Center provide […]

But Why Does It Have to Hurt?

Ok — today’s article isn’t the follow-up post about anxiety that I promised in my last entry. It is coming though, I promise! It occurred to me today that I should write up a simple explanation of why what we do hurts. No matter how you slice it, many treatments we perform in our holistic healing center hurt. In our […]

A Natural Approach to Low Back Pain

I took a bit of a hiatus from writing. My break was partially due to the last article I wrote, as it was a bit long and arduous. I am going to try to refrain from writing tl;dr articles from now on. Most of our articles and posts have to do with chronic disease, but […]

Exercise and Recovery: Constrained Theory of Energy Expenditure

I came across this theory awhile back and I put off investigating it. Well it came around again and this time I spent the time to investigate. There is a growing database of research around this theory. For the longest time we assumed calories in, calories out. If you eat 2500 calories per day, you […]