1. What Is Happening When Your Back “Cracks”

    Welcome back to the Hopkins Health And Wellness Center blog! In this blog, we like to provide our patients with articles that give insight into health and wellness, and specifically, the services we offer at our health and wellness centers in Hopkins and Woodbury.  Today, we’ll be talking about chiropractic care, and more specifically, what exactly goes on when your back “cracks” during an …Read More

  2. Help for Those who Suffer From Fibromyalgia

    Those who suffer from fibromyalgia often do so quietly and without much support; usually do to the fact that their ailment has gone undiagnosed. The symptoms of this confusing, often under-reported disease has debilitating effects on its sufferers though it took the medical community decades to even recognize it as a true illness. Until its hard-to-pinpoint symptoms were given real medical weight,…Read More

  3. Relief From those Recurring Headaches

    After as many years practicing chiropractic care in Hopkins as we have, we’ve become very familiar with those patients that suffer from chronic and repeated headaches. Often, our newer patients also have the unfortunate experience of dealing with migraines on a fairly routine basis and seek out a chiropractor in Hopkins in hopes of alleviating the pain. Recurring headaches are some of the most…Read More

  4. What is Chiropractic Care About?

    The word chiropractic is derived from greek language, meaning “done by hand”. At Hopkins Health & Wellness Center, we believe that the body has the potential to heal itself and will do so when the body is in complete alignment. This alignment is made possible by adjusting, by hand, those subluxations in the spine that cause disruptions throughout the body’s different systems. Basically, …Read More

  5. Chiropractic and Pregnancy

    Watch any pregnant woman walk or stand for any amount of time and you will invariably see her hold her hands to her lower back. It’s no secret that pregnant women suffer from lower back pain due to the extra weight of the baby that they are carrying. As the pregnancy continues into the later stages, pressure on the lower back joints is increased, causing greater pain. Studies have shown that chi…Read More

  6. Comprehensive Treatment for Whiplash

    According to an online article on mayoclinic.org, whiplash is defined as a neck injury that is caused by "forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck, like the cracking of a whip" which certainly helps explains the name. The injury most often happens during traumatic instances like auto accidents, physical abuse and sports accidents. Symptoms of whiplash often include neck pain and stiffne…Read More

  7. What is Spinal Stenosis and How is it Treated?

    If you’ve been diagnosed with spinal stenosis, either cervical or lumbar, you may be wondering just what that means in terms of spine health. According to spine-health.com, spinal stenosis is the “abnormal narrowing of the bone channel occupied by the spinal nerves or the spinal cord”. This narrowing can develop over time; occuring through out different areas of the spine. Though some people…Read More

  8. Why Numbness and Tingling Is Not Just an Annoyance

    Your Chiropractor Can Help Alleviate the Irritating Symptoms You may want to believe that that irritating pins-and-needles feeling in your fingertips or toes is just a temporary nuisance more than anything else, but the fact is, your body could be sending you signals of a serious issue. Sure, you may just be in need of a chiropractic adjustment, or (even less concerning) you simply fell asleep in…Read More