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Cryotherapy

Located in Glendale, CA, Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff offer cryotherapy, the latest revolutionary treatment to relieve all your chronic pain conditions. To learn more if cryotherapy, also known as cold therapy is the best treatment for you, visit ChiroCareLA.com today! What is Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is a treatment that exposes the body to freezing temperatures. The therapy uses liquid nitrogen to create an extremely cold atmosphere for the body. A popular cryotherapy treatment is full-body cryotherapy which involves submerging the whole body in a cold chamber. Other treatments involve exposing only parts of the body that need treatment which typically is the arms, legs, feet, and hands.  Benefits There are a number of benefits of using cryotherapy to treat chronic pain. Instead of medications or surgery, cryotherapy is a non-invasive method to heal your body. The extremely cold temperatures of cryotherapy trigger blood from the skin, muscles, and joints towards the body’s

Tall People Problems

Whether it’s being able to see no matter where you are in a crowd or having a natural advantage in sports, tall people enjoy many advantages simply because of their physical stature. But according to the American Journal of Epidemiology , a towering height is also a disadvantage with tall people more likely to experience health issues like back and neck pain. Located in Glendale, CA Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff are passionate about treating patients of all shapes and sizes, including those who are tall. Here are three reasons why tall people may need chiropractic care and how we can help today! More Injury Prone Tall people are more likely to face serious injuries from everyday accidents and falls than the average person. With longer limbs and bodies, there’s more distance to the ground when a taller individual falls. This is why athletes who are lankier suffer from hip injuries and have a longer recovery time in contrast to the shorter athletes.  Spinal Injuries The taller

4 Tips for Computer Users

Spending long hours in front of the screen? The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work, logging into meetings from Zoom instead of the office due to stay-at-home orders. But spending all day on the computer has detrimental effects on your spine health. That’s why Located in Glendale, CA Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff provide expert care and tips for patients who use the computer regularly for their work-related tasks. Here are four tips for computer users. Proper Posture Staring at your computer places immense strain on your neck and back. Don’t hunch your back or move your face closer to the screen. Instead, keep your body including your neck and back in a neutral position. Make sure your feet are flat on the ground with elbows remaining on your sides. Take Breaks Frequent breaks to stretch and move around are beneficial for lessening the strain that comes from sitting in front of your laptop for long hours. Your Glendale, CA chiropractor recommends 15 minutes for a

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a debilitating condition that primarily targets the lower face and jaw. A painful condition akin to an electric shock passing through your face, trigeminal neuralgia occurs when the trigeminal nerve, which moves sensation between the brain and face, is irritated. Located in Glendale, CA Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff are passionate about helping patients manage their pain, including those suffering from trigeminal neuralgia.  Causes Trigeminal neuralgia develops when the trigeminal nerve faces pressure. This happens when the nerve comes in contact with an artery or vein, when the nerve has a tumor, or when a person has Multiple sclerosis (MS).  Symptoms and Triggers Trigeminal neuralgia has two types of symptoms: Type I and Type II.  Type Ⅰ: Sharp throbbing pin-like pain is usually triggered by touching an area of the body.  Type Ⅱ: Less extreme symptoms like burning sensations or dull aching pain on the face.  Triggers: Trigeminal neuralgia is

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches (TH) affect about 1-3 percent of the world’s adult population, according to the World Health Organization. One of the most common headaches disorders, tension headaches are described as tightness or pressure around the neck and head. At ChiroCareLA.com, Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff treat tension headaches with skilled expertise and revolutionary technology. Visit our Glendale, CA office today for more information. Symptoms of Tension Headaches Dull aching pain in the head Sensations of a tight band around the neck and head Pressure around the neck and head Tenderness of scalp, shoulders, and neck Causes It’s unknown what causes tension headaches. However, some scientific theories allude to stress, high levels of emotion, or muscle contractions in the face, shoulders, and neck as a cause for tension headaches.  Treatment Treating a tension headache involves different types of treatment such as medication, stress management, and physiotherapy. Located

Texting and Tendonitis

Tap, tap, whoosh. You just sent your 50th text of the day. The average American sends 94 texts per day or 33,834 text messages per year. Texting is considered a normal function of modern life, but is your habit causing tendonitis? Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff will address all your concerns about this inflamed tendon injury at ChiroCareLA.com located in Glendale, CA.   What Is Tendonitis? Tendonitis is the inflammation of a tendon. It is a condition that usually affects the wrist, elbows, ankles, fingers, or other parts of the body. Tendonitis occurs when a tendon is injured or overused, whether that’s during a sport or excessive texting. How to Avoid Texting Injuries Your Glendale, CA chiropractor recommends frequent breaks and typing slowly for users who text often. To reduce texting thumb or tendonitis in the thumb, Dr. Alajajian and his staff also suggest using a stylus or alternating between other fingers to text or swipe on your device. To address inflammation, we use m

Chiropractic Care for Bicyclists

According to People For Bikes, about 47.88 million Americans participated in bicycle riding in 2018. Cycling, a popular sport is only growing with thousands of riders today. Located in Glendale, CA Dr. Jack Alajajian and his staff have a number of patients who are avid bicyclists. For more information, visit ChiroCareLA.com today! But first, here are five ways bicyclists benefit from chiropractic care. Correct Posture A biker’s position places more pressure on your neck and back. Your trusted Glendale, CA chiropractic team will evaluate your spine for misalignment and damage. Through a variety of spinal manipulations, we will correct your posture and provide different tips and tricks to maintain good spinal health the next time you get on a bicycle. Relieve Joint Pain Cycling places a strain on your joints, especially around the hip and knee areas. Using treatments like exercise and massage therapies, we loosen stiff muscles and strengthen your joints.  Treat Injuries Like any