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My Chiropractor in Santa Barbara is My Secret Weapon Against Pain

Thursday Nov 2, 2017

M brother and I used to be able to go for days working at breakneck speed and not even be sore the next morning. He still works like that and I have worked at a computer now for a number of years. When he got hurricane damage my wife and I took vacation time to go help him and his family. I could not let my older brother outdo me even though he kept insisting I slow down. I worked at the same pace as him, and I am still seeing my chiropractor in Santa Barbara now that we are back home. We got the work done that insurance would not cover, but it was hard work and very long hours.

My brother’s employment place was temporarily out of business while they rebuilt, and he had the time to work to fix up the damage on his property. He also worked to clean up where he had his job. Read the rest of this entry »

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Getting Older but Fighting Weight Gain and Chronic Back Pain

Thursday Nov 2, 2017

I started jogging again after having given it up for a few years. Work took priority as promotions were available and our children were being born. I started to get a bigger middle, so I started jogging again to burn calories and stay strong. It hurt my back so bad just to go about a quarter of the distance I used to be able to run. After a particularly bad day with back pain, I went to see a chiropractor in Santa Barbara for some help. My big belly was throwing my center of gravity off and straining my back as I ran. Part of the pain was muscular, and part of the pain was caused by a spinal misalignment of constantly compensating for my fat up front.

I needed chiropractic adjustments to help me not have the pain so I would be encouraged to keep on exercising to lose the weight. Read the rest of this entry »

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