Blog

Lastest News on Shamokin Dam Health Center

Small Things Can Make a Big Impact in Work Injury Prevention

Small Things Can Make a Big Impact in Work Injury Prevention

    Many work comp claims arise from preventable accidents and slip, trip and fall injuries and overexertion injuries are the bulk of those claims. It’s possible to greatly decrease the risks with a few simple safety tasks; Slips, Trips and Falls Preventing the most common injuries can be as simple as maintaining a few […]

Continue reading →

Sciatica Pain

Sciatica Pain

    So you have been diagnosed with sciatica, now what? What is sciatica? Sciatica refers to the pain, burning and tingling you are most likely experiencing in one of your legs. It’s caused by pressure or injury to the sciatic nerve, a nerve that branches from the spinal cord through the hips and down […]

Continue reading →

Doctors Perform Thousands of Unnecessary Surgeries: Are You Getting One of Them?

Doctors Perform Thousands of Unnecessary Surgeries: Are You Getting One of Them?

  If your physician tells you that you need surgery, unless it is an emergency, you should always get a second opinion first. In many cases, you may find that you don’t need surgery after all, saving not only a considerable amount of money but also avoiding the risks that any surgery carries. In fact, […]

Continue reading →

Sole Survivor

Sole Survivor

    They are your sole supporters, day in and day out. They are constantly under stress as you go about your life. No matter what you do, they work for you the whole day. Many of us rarely give them a second thought, until they cause us pain. Even though our feet are one […]

Continue reading →

Regular Chiropractic Care

Regular Chiropractic Care

    Regular chiropractic care is an important component of any health, fitness, and wellness program. Whether you’re engaged in improving your diet or beginning a program of regular exercise, chiropractic care helps provide the physiologic framework by which you can achieve the greatest benefit from your wellness activities. Your chiropractor is trained in nutrition […]

Continue reading →

Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease

    Do you suffer from degenerative disc disease, herniated or bulging disc, sciatica, or other spinal problems? Has your physician suggested you consider surgery? You may want to consider spinal decompression therapy first. Spinal decompression therapy has proven effective in treating degenerative discs, facet syndrome, sciatica, herniated discs and spinal stenosis. If you have […]

Continue reading →

Multi-Disciplinary Advantage for Injury Treatment

Multi-Disciplinary Advantage for Injury Treatment

    Pain is an incredibly complex condition, affecting people in a multitude of ways. It can change the way both your brain and your body function, in addition to impacting emotions, relationships and even work. So it only makes sense that an effective treatment plan for your work injury must take into account all […]

Continue reading →

The Problem with Painkillers

The Problem with Painkillers

    When we are in pain, enough pain to warrant a doctor visit, is often “treated” with a prescription for pain medication. While the medication may relieve your symptoms, it is doing nothing to heal your body. Pain medications such as narcotics or opioids can carry a risk of addiction, especially if you take […]

Continue reading →

Road Trip! Chiropractic Tips to Keep Healthy on the Road

Road Trip! Chiropractic Tips to Keep Healthy on the Road

    Family vacations can be great fun and one of the most popular is the family Road Trip. Pack the bags, pile the family into the car and head on down the highway. To help keep you free from pain while you’re on the road, follow these helpful tips;   Remember to make adjustments […]

Continue reading →

Your Chiropractor Can Help Your Knee Pain

Your Chiropractor Can Help Your Knee Pain

      Knee pain is a problem that’s frequently seen in chiropractic offices. Because knees are subjected to a lot of weight bearing forces and are designed to move in a variety of directions, your knees are particularly vulnerable to injury, especially if you participate in sports or other athletic activities. While you probably […]

Continue reading →