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The Link Between Poor Posture and Neck Pain Jul 11th, 2024

If you associate stooped posture with aging, you’re correct; it is a common cause of a hunched position that can trigger neck pain. However, not all postural issues are part of aging. And what does posture have to do with neck pain anyway? Understanding the link between the two can...

Struggling with Chronic Headaches? Try These Nonsurgical Treatments Jun 13th, 2024

Living with chronic headaches can be debilitating. The pain, the inability to focus, and the impact on daily life can take a significant toll on your well-being. While medication can provide temporary relief, many people seek chiropractic care to address the root causes of their headaches. Pamela V. Ford, DC,...

Can Physical Therapy Help Resolve My Recurrent Sciatica for Good? May 1st, 2024

Sciatica, characterized by pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve from the lower back down to the legs, can significantly impair your quality of life. Pamela V. Ford, DC, at Serenity Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center in Carrollton, Texas, is skilled in physical therapy and may recommend it as a...

5 Benefits of Prenatal Chiropractic Care Apr 2nd, 2024

Prenatal chiropractic care offers a safe, holistic approach to supporting the well-being of both mom and baby throughout pregnancy. Pamela V. Ford, DC, at Serenity Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center in Carrollton, Texas, provides comprehensive chiropractic services for the entire family.  Dr. Ford and our team are happy to explain...

Postural Rehabilitation: Reduce Pain While Improving Performance Mar 13th, 2024

The discomfort and other problems that come with poor posture can impact sports activities, exercise routines, and even simple household chores like loading the dishwasher. Postural rehabilitation offers a holistic approach to reducing pain and enhancing performance by addressing the underlying causes of poor posture. Pamela V. Ford, DC, at...

Understanding the Difference Between the Two Major Types of Headaches Feb 9th, 2024

Although there are more than 150 different types of headaches, migraine and tension headaches top the list as the most common. And because effective treatment can vary according to type, it’s important to understand which kind of headache you’re experiencing. Pamela V. Ford, DC, and our team at Serenity Chiropractic...

5 Reasons to See a Chiropractor After a Personal Injury Jan 16th, 2024

While seeking medical attention is crucial after an injury, considering chiropractic care offers unique benefits that may surprise you. Pamela V. Ford, DC, at Serenity Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center in Carrollton, Texas, specializes in personal injury services designed to restore pain-free mobility following a car accident, fall, or other...

I Think I Have Sciatica: Can You Help? Dec 1st, 2023

Sciatica is a common issue, causing varying degrees of pain and disability for millions of adults in the United States. Pamela V. Ford, DC, here at Serenity Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center in Carrollton, Texas, takes a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating painful spinal conditions like sciatica. If you...

What Are My Treatment Options for Scoliosis? Nov 1st, 2023

Scoliosis causes the spine to curve sideways (laterally), may range from mild to severe, and affects 6-9 million children and adults in the United States. Pamela V. Ford, DC, here at Serenity Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center in Carrollton, Texas, takes a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating scoliosis. Dr....

Improve Your Productivity Through Ergonomics Oct 1st, 2023

Ergonomics is the science of designing and arranging work spaces and tools to fit the needs and abilities of the people using them. From work tasks to chores at home to hobbies you enjoy, practicing healthy ergonomics can spare your back, neck, muscles, and joints unnecessary pain and long-term damage. And...

A Chiropractor's Top Tips to Improve Your Posture Sep 1st, 2023

Dynamic posture refers to the way you hold your body when walking, running, twisting, or moving. Static posture refers to how you hold your body when sitting, standing still, or sleeping. Maintaining proper alignment (good posture) reduces the strain on your muscles, ligaments, and joints, ensuring your body functions at...

Does a Pinched Nerve Resolve on Its Own? Aug 1st, 2023

Pinched spinal nerves can be a literal pain in the neck, back, or any other part of your body. They occur when excessive pressure applied by surrounding tissue structures squeezes or compresses the nerve. The truth is, depending on the underlying cause, pinched nerves sometimes resolve on their own. But...

Is Working From Home a Pain in Your Neck? Jul 1st, 2023

Congratulations, if you’re among the millions celebrating your move from a traditional office setting to a remote work environment! Unfortunately, although the convenience of working from home has numerous advantages, it can also create new problems. One of the most common challenges for remote workers is new or worsening neck...

How Often Should I See the Chiropractor While Pregnant? Jun 2nd, 2023

No matter how happy you are about being pregnant, the physical changes that come with pregnancy can stress your body. Prenatal chiropractic care is a safe and effective remedy for backaches, joint pain, and other symptoms during pregnancy. Pamela V. Ford, DC, is our pregnancy care specialist at Serenity Chiropractic...

How Gentle Adjustments Can Treat Your Sciatica May 2nd, 2023

Chiropractic care focuses on restoring and maintaining proper spinal alignment and function to reduce pain and improve your overall health. Once you know more about sciatica, it’s easy to understand why chiropractic care effectively treats this common disorder. Pamela V. Ford, DC, and her team at Serenity Chiropractic & Family...

The Difference Between Migraines and Tension Headaches Apr 1st, 2023

Tension headaches are by far the most common type in the United States and can affect any age group. While second on the most-frequent list, migraines are particularly debilitating due to their accompanying symptoms. Pamela V. Ford, DC, at Serenity Chiropractic & Family Wellness Center in Carrollton, Texas, specializes in...

Do I Have to Wear a Brace if I Have Scoliosis? Mar 1st, 2023

Scoliosis is a chronic condition that affects six to nine million people in the United States. It’s usually diagnosed in children and teens aged 10-15, but can develop in infants, toddlers, and adults. Bracing can’t cure scoliosis, but it may help stall curve progression while the spine is still growing...

How Chiropractic Care Can Promote a Healthy Pregnancy Feb 14th, 2023

Although pregnancy brings much joy into your life, it does include some temporary changes to your body that aren’t always pleasant. What if you could do something about that? Chiropractic care can help manage the effects those natural changes have on your joints, spinal alignment, and overall well-being. Pamela V....

Why It's Important to Catch Scoliosis Early Jan 23rd, 2023

Scoliosis is a lateral (sideways) curvature of the spine. According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, about an estimated 6-9 million people in the United States have scoliosis. For many, the curvature remains mild and asymptomatic. For some people, however, the curvature worsens over time, causing chronic back pain...

How Chiropractors Can Help Relieve Headaches Dec 15th, 2022

Headaches are so common that nearly everyone has either experienced one or can expect to have a headache in their lifetime. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke cites 150 different headache types. However, most headaches originate in the neck (cervical spine) and may be related to poor posture, spinal...

Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Sciatica Pain Nov 1st, 2022

If you struggle with sciatic nerve pain, you’re not alone. In fact, studies estimate that about 40% of people will experience sciatica in their lifetime. Sciatica can be debilitating and can affect your quality of life. If your sciatica is caused by certain lifestyle choices, there are ways to find...