Blog Archive

Is Back Pain Normal As You Age? Dec 4th, 2019

Do you suffer from chronic back pain? Have you noticed that pain getting worse as you get older? Many adults experience back pain – particularly lower back pain – over the course of their lives, and it isn’t uncommon for the pain to deteriorate with age. Some people experience back...

Why Rehab Is Pivotal to Recovering From an Injury Nov 1st, 2019

Have you experienced an injury that drastically affected your mobility? Do you want to make sure you’re fully recovered before re-engaging in your usual physical activities? Here at Premier Chiropractic in Pearland, Texas, Dr. Barry Hughes and Dr. Matt Federowicz have years of experience providing rehabilitative care to people recovering...

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain Oct 1st, 2019

You may be aware that carrying excess body weight increases your risk of many chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, and sleep apnea. But did you know that being overweight also increases your risk of sciatica? At Premier Chiropractic, we focus on your overall health, not just your pain, and...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Sep 9th, 2019

Tech neck describes the tension, soreness, and pain you feel in your neck when you look down at your phone, tablet, or other handheld devices for extended periods. Your head only weighs about 10 pounds, but the effective weight soars about 50 pounds of pressure when you bend your neck...

Lifestyle Habits That Could Be Making Your Headaches Worse Aug 28th, 2019

Headaches are one of the most common issues that adults face. About half of all adults globally experience a headache every year, and 90 percent of adults have experienced at least one in their lifetime. Most people rest or take a couple of aspirins to find relief. For some, headaches...

Myths and Facts About Acupuncture Jul 12th, 2019

The medical world can be funny — creating divisive lines between “Eastern” and “Western” medicine, or “modern medicine” versus “alternative medicine.” Here at Premier Chiropractic, we embrace any method of healing that uses a holistic and integrative approach, one that doesn’t just mask symptoms, but treats the underlying cause. And...

If You Suffer from Spinal Disc Issues, Decompression Treatments Can Help Jun 18th, 2019

Given the enormous role your spine plays as the foundation of your entire musculoskeletal structure, it’s little wonder that back pain affects as many people as it does — around 80% of the population in the United States. If your back pain, whether it’s acute or chronic, stems from issues...

Why You Shouldn't Wait to Seek Treatment for Whiplash May 24th, 2019

The average human head weighs between 10 and 11 pounds and is supported by just seven small vertebrae in your neck. When your head is whipped forward and back, this weight can cause serious damage along your cervical spine and in the surrounding supportive tissues. The effects of whiplash may...

3 Solutions for Sciatica You Haven't Tried Apr 8th, 2019

The electric shock-like sensation caused by your sciatica may make you want to limit your activities to the couch, the remote, and a season or two of your favorite show. But ignoring your sciatica, hoping it goes away on its own, isn’t likely to help you in the long run....

Forget the Drugs: Learn How All-Natural Acupuncture Can Alleviate Migraine Pain Mar 5th, 2019

While the advances of modern medicine have done some great good, it’s difficult to argue with treatment methods that date back thousands of years. Acupuncture is one such treatment that works holistically with your body to restore your natural balance and energy. From quitting smoking to reducing chronic migraines, people...

Understanding Why Post-Accident Whiplash Symptoms Are Often Delayed Feb 12th, 2019

You’ve been involved in a minor fender-bender, and everything seems fine. A day or two later, however, you begin to notice pain between your shoulders, you’re having trouble sleeping, and you feel dizzy. Believe it or not, there’s a good chance that you have whiplash. Whiplash happens when your head...

Want to Lose Weight? Our Detoxification Program can Help you do Just That Jan 7th, 2019

Choosing a detox diet on your own isn’t easy because there are so many different types to consider. Some take a fasting approach and allow nothing but specific liquids. Others recommend that you detox naturally by eating whole, high-fiber foods while eliminating refined and processed foods. Between these two extremes,...