1. How Sugar Contributes To Muscle and Joint Pain

    Between Valentine’s Day and Easter, it is quite hard to avoid all those delightful sweet treats that the grocery store always has fully stocked this time of year. While it’s more obvious how sugar can impact weight gain, obesity, and cause serious medical conditions like type 2 diabetes, have you ever thought about how sugar affects muscle and joint pain? If you answered “no,” you’re not…Read More

  2. Walk Your Way To A Healthy Spine This Spring

    Now that longer, sun-filled days are here, it’s time to get active so you can get your neck, back, and whole body in optimal health just in time for summer. For people who suffer from chronic or acute pain, performing high-impact exercises can be difficult and, in many cases, can lead to worsening symptoms or secondary injuries. Aerobic exercises are a great way to get your heart rate going, you…Read More

  3. Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Springtime Allergies

    The birds are singing, the bees are starting to buzz again, and the days are getting longer, which can only mean one thing: spring is finally here. While spring is a welcome season that brings on a sense of rejuvenation and regrowth, this is also a time when allergy sufferers throughout Littleton begin stocking up on boxes of kleenex, antihistamines, and eye drops. The Asthma and Allergy Foundatio…Read More

  4. Neck and Shoulder Stretches for Office Workers

    Working an office job may seem like one of the safest occupations when compared to manual labor jobs, but the truth is, sitting and standing for long periods of time can take a real toll on the body — especially the neck and shoulders. Sitting for extended periods of time affects your posture, while typing on a computer can cause strain, stress, and tension to build in the neck and shoulders. Bu…Read More

  5. 4 Ways to Sleep Better When You Have Back Pain

    There’s nothing quite like getting a good night’s sleep after a long day, but if you have neck or back pain, sleeping can be just another activity that causes pain and discomfort. The thing is, getting good, restful sleep is essential to your health and wellness, and aids in the healing process when you’re recovering from an infection or injury. How can you sleep better if you suffer from ne…Read More

  6. 3 Self-Care Techniques to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain, Part 2

    Welcome back to the Arne Wellness Center blog. In our last post, we began looking at some handy hints for relieving sciatic nerve pain using self-care techniques. Along with making small changes to your daily routine by avoiding prolonged sitting, moving around more, and eliminating bad habits like holding poor posture, there are many ways you can not only alleviate sciatic pain, but also prevent …Read More

  7. What Causes Tension Headaches?

    According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), nine in every 10 Americans suffer from headaches. There are three types of primary headaches: tension, sinus, and migraines. Tension headaches are one of the most common that can affect people of all ages. While some may cause a dull ache, other headaches can strike with great severity and excruciating pounding pain. Headaches can make it c…Read More

  8. 3 Self-Care Techniques to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain, Part 1

    If you’ve been keeping up with our recent blog posts, you have learned quite a bit about sciatica, one of the most common types of back pain affecting about 40 percent of people in the United States. In our two-part blog series, “What Is Sciatica?”, we spent time exploring this painful neuromuscular complaint, looking at what it is, where it occurs, what causes it to occur, the symptoms, and…Read More

  9. What Is Sciatica? Part 2

    Thank you for joining Arne Wellness Center for part two of this short blog series. Sciatic pain is one of the most common types of lower back pain that can affect just about anyone. This pain is considered a type of nerve pain that is caused when the sciatic nerve (the largest nerve in the human body) is aggravated by injury, stress, inflammation, spinal conditions, and other triggers. If you miss…Read More

  10. What Is Sciatica? Part 1

    Sciatica is one of the most common types of lower back pain. In fact, an article published by Harvard Health reports that approximately 40 percent of people will experience sciatic pain at some point in their life. What’s more, the risk for sciatica syndrome only increases with age. But what, exactly, is sciatica and how can you find relief for this painful neuromuscular complaint? The team at A…Read More