Ask the Chiropractor: Can Chiropractic Help with My Sciatica?

Have you ever had a sharp, shooting pain travel down the back of your leg? How about a dull, persistent ache, tingling and numbness? If you have, you may be suffering from sciatica, which affects up to 40 percent of the population. If you struggle with persistent low...

The Power of Network Chiropractic

For a lot of people, going to the chiropractor is about getting re-aligned, sometimes by force. Getting one’s “back cracked”, some say, jokingly. But there are a multitude of techniques that chiropractors can practice to focus on a patient’s overall health, many of...

Initial Care and Wellness Care—What’s the Difference?

We at Chiropractic Family Wellness Center have been in practice in Scarborough, Maine for 29 years, and we have been asked over and over—what is the difference between Initial Care and Wellness Care? Well, let us explain…. Initial Care provides initial, temporary...

The 3 Types of Stress and Your Body

Over the last 28 years, we have seen patients who are going through all kinds of stresses- the loss of a job, the death of a loved one, accidents, separations, births…the list goes on. Some of these stresses can be exciting, some very difficult to deal with. But not...

The Healing Benefits of Combining Massage and Chiropractic Care

We get asked a lot if massage can help with the healing process of chiropractic. The answer is: Absolutely! Massage, like chiropractic, is based on the principle that the body has the ability to heal itself. While Chiropractic care is focusing on the health of the...

Health Care Vs. Sick Care

There has never been a time where health has mattered more than right now. However, a lot of Americans think that by having health insurance, they are protecting themselves from sickness. But the medical model of care isn’t health care-it’s sick care. At Chiropractic...