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St Charles, MO Chiropractor - Dr. Mario Awwad

THEY'RE DOING IT WRONG. SEE WHY THE PODIATRIC MODEL DOESN'T WORK Visit ABChiropractic to Learn How Foot Orthotics Really Should be Made..

Date: September 5, 2019 | Time: 11:35am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

ROANOKE, Virginia - Did you know there's research showing custom-made orthotics are proven to reduce low back pain by 34.5%? That's right, simply by placing a pair of orthotics in your shoes you will see a significant decrease in Low Back Pain. But there's a catch...there's only one type of orthotic that provides these results. And ABChiropractic would like to invite you to an open house [or other event, or just a personal visit] to experience these results for yourself.This.... <view entire article>





The Importance of Custom Orthotics..

Date: August 14, 2019 | Time: 8:00am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

YOU NEED TO MAINTAIN PROPER SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THE DAY, AND IT STARTS WITH YOUR FEET!Your feet are your foundationIf the foundation of your house is crumbling, think of all the damage that can do. Walls crack, pipes can burst, the roof-line sags.That's what happens when your arches collapse. Your knee hurts, you feel discomfort in your back, your posture is terrible. We can adjust you, but if we don't address your crumbling foundation (feet), your house (body) is going to.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic VS Physical Therapy..

Date: May 13, 2019 | Time: 8:38am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

You have back pain that won't go away. You have tried everything from stretching, ice/heat, massage and over the counter pain medications with no to little relief. What do you do? The biggest confusion is when to go to a Chiropractor vs a Physical Therapist. I have a simple answer. Chiropractic is best for most back sprains, injuries, etc. Physical Therapy is best for post-surgical rehabilitation. From my experience, I have had numerous patients.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic for Kids??..

Date: March 27, 2019 | Time: 12:04pm | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

I, Dr. Awwad, President of ABChiropractic Family & Wellness of St. Charles Missouri, 63303, am proud of the fact I have treated my 4 year old twins since the first week of their birth. The first response I get from people is Why?? Research shows that the birthing process for both the mother AND child can cause misalignments of the spine, especially the upper neck for the child. Only the slightest pressure using my pinky, is.... <view entire article>





Guide to Sleeping With Lower Back Pain..

Date: December 6, 2018 | Time: 6:26am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

Lower back pain makes it hard to fall asleep and can startle you awake at any hour of the night. Here is a simple guide to sleeping with lower back pain:1. Sleep on your side to relieve pain from a pulled back muscleOne of the most common causes of lower back pain is a pulled back muscle. Symptoms typically resolve within a few days, but the intense pain can make it difficult to fall asleep at night.No single sleeping position.... <view entire article>





2 Reasons to Avoid Phone Use in Bed if You Have Neck Pain..

Date: October 8, 2018 | Time: 5:40am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

The average American spends around five hours per day on their phone; and for many people this includes time spent browsing their phones while lying in bed.There are three categories of neck pain: acute, subacute, and chronic. Read: Diagnosing Neck PainYou may not think twice about using your phone in bed, but here are two reasons to avoid this harmful practice if you suffer from neck pain:See Chronic Neck Pain: What Condition Is Causing My Neck Pain?1. Phone use strains.... <view entire article>





Guide to Sleeping With Lower Back Pain..

Date: August 30, 2018 | Time: 12:31pm | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

Lower back pain makes it hard to fall asleep and can startle you awake at any hour of the night. Here is a simple guide to sleeping with lower back pain: 1. Sleep on your side to relieve pain from a pulled back muscle One of the most common causes of lower back pain is a pulled back muscle. Symptoms typically resolve within a few days, but the intense pain can make it difficult to fall asleep at night. No.... <view entire article>





Your Lower Back Will Thank You If You Do These 3 Easy Things..

Date: July 24, 2018 | Time: 3:10pm | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

Protecting, strengthening and nourishing your lower back are essential to reducing your lower back pain and for supplementing your medical treatments and recovery.In concert with your medical treatments, consider adding these 3 easy things to your routine to help take stress off your lower back and help it heal:1. Use a stand-up desk for at least part of your dayStudies have shown that too much sitting is a common cause of lower back pain.1 Your posture while sitting, especially while.... <view entire article>





The New Health Epidemic: Sitting Disease..

Date: July 10, 2018 | Time: 10:55am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

By now, you've likely heard about many of the potential negative side effects of too much sitting-including numerous problems related to the lower back. Here are 4 helpful ideas to help you avoid this new health epidemic that is commonly referred to as sitting disease.See Causes of Lower Back Pain1. Stand up every 20 to 30 minutesStanding up engages both your lower back and leg muscles, which in turn spurs nourishing blood flow throughout your body. So this simple act.... <view entire article>





2 Truths About Treating Your Sciatica That You Need to Know..

Date: June 25, 2018 | Time: 8:06am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

Are your sciatica symptoms, like searing pain in your calf or numbness in your foot, acting up? These two truths can help you make informed decisions when it comes to treating your sciatica:1. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment planSciatica is not a medical diagnosis, but rather a symptom of an underlying medical disorder. The six most common causes of sciatica are all problems related to your lower back, such as a lumbar herniated disc and degenerative disc disease. See Sciatica.... <view entire article>





3 Common Sleep Mistakes..

Date: June 14, 2018 | Time: 6:16am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

Often times, figuring out why you are struggling to sleep at night can be a process of trial and error. To aid you in this process, here are 3 common mistakes that may be disrupting your sleep:1. Overstimulation before bedtime If you are like most people, your workday doesn't end when you leave the office. You are constantly checking emails, responding to calls, and reviewing slides right up until your bedtime-which can lead to overstimulation. Additionally, you may overstimulate yourself.... <view entire article>





Easy Hamstring Stretches to Alleviate Your Sciatica Symptoms..

Date: May 22, 2018 | Time: 10:58am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

If you suffer from sciatica symptoms, you may have never considered that your tight hamstrings might be a contributing factor. But tight hamstrings place increased stress on your lower back-which in turn can aggravate your sciatic nerve. See What You Need to Know About SciaticaHere are 2 easy hamstring stretches that may help alleviate your sciatica symptoms: See Stretching for Back Pain Relief1. Supine Hamstring StretchThe supine hamstring stretch is relatively simple, and it is gentle on your lower back..... <view entire article>





3 Simple Ways to Indulge Your Spine..

Date: March 21, 2018 | Time: 5:33am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

As the years add up, a lack of care for your spine can lead to pain and put you at risk for serious complications.See Common Causes of Back Pain and Neck PainYour spine is strong and flexible, but it is a common source of back pain.Read: Spinal Anatomy and Back PainTo help alleviate your discomfort and prevent future injuries, make these 3 spinal indulgences part of your daily routine:See Spinal Anatomy and Back PainArticle continues below1. Take a walkLow-impact aerobic.... <view entire article>





3 Little-Known Tips to Relieve Your Lower Back Pain on Road Trips..

Date: March 5, 2018 | Time: 8:50am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

It's no secret that car rides can be hard on your lower back-especially if you have to travel for an extended period of time.The key to finding relief is to make a plan before you set off on your trip, and these 3 little-known tips can help you do exactly that:1. Schedule regular stops for exerciseSitting in one position for an extended period of time can tighten your back muscles, which in turn can lead to pain and even muscle.... <view entire article>





7 Pointers to Help You Find the Right Mattress for Your Back or Neck Pain..

Date: January 23, 2018 | Time: 11:14am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

There is no magic formula when it comes to buying a new mattress, but these 7 tips can help you make an informed decision:Consult with your doctor. If you know the underlying cause of your back or neck pain, ask your doctor for a specific mattress recommendation. Of course, your doctor is not a mattress expert-but he or she may be able to offer some helpful advice based on their years of experience with patients.See Should I See a Doctor.... <view entire article>





The Importance of Aerobic Exercise for Easing Lower Back Pain..

Date: December 4, 2017 | Time: 12:03pm | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

When back pain strikes, your inclination may be to rest and wait it out. This is typically a good idea for 24 to 48 hours, but prolonged rest may actually make your back pain worse.See Myths about Treatment for Back Pain and Back ProblemsExercise biking and other gentle forms of exercise may be helpful in reducing your perception and feelings of pain. Read: Pain Relief and Aerobic Benefits of an Exercise BikeIn contrast to prolonged rest, low-impact aerobic exercise can.... <view entire article>





Is Poor Posture Causing Your Back Pain?..

Date: November 1, 2017 | Time: 5:54am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

While at work, you slouch in your chair as you hurriedly finish a report. When you get home, you want to unwind so you spend a few hours weeding your garden with your back hunched forward. No big deal, right?As it turns out, your poor posture may be contributing to your back pain.How poor posture provokes back painYou may not feel any ill-effects after sitting with poor posture for a few hours, but over time the stress that poor posture.... <view entire article>





Whiplash can lead to arthritis..

Date: October 5, 2017 | Time: 8:00am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

Most people will be involved in a car accident at least once every 5 years. What most people don't know is that even if you do not feel pain or any symptoms immediately after the accident, the likelihood of injury is extremely high. In some occasions, you won't feel the repercussions of the car accident till years later once arthritis has set in, typically years later. Here at ABChiropractic Family & Wellness, we specialize in fast.... <view entire article>





Top 12 Tips for Buying a New Mattress..

Date: September 25, 2017 | Time: 1:46pm | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

It seems you can't watch the evening news or pass by a strip mall without someone trying to sell you a mattress. The seemingly limitless options for choosing a mattress can be overwhelming.This is even more true if you experience back or neck pain-choosing the right or wrong mattress can make the difference between spending the day feeling good or in pain.See Choosing the Best Mattress for Lower Back PainThese 12 tips can't guarantee you will end up with the.... <view entire article>





5 Simple Steps to Prevent Tech Neck..

Date: August 2, 2017 | Time: 7:37am | Posted By: ABChiropractic Family & Wellness

The act of holding your head flexed and forward while looking down at your handheld device and/or laptop screen places your cervical spine in a tenuous position.Watch Cervical Spine Anatomy VideoCorrecting your posture and performing simple neck stretches can help to avoid Tech Neck symptoms.See How to Avoid Text Neck Overuse SyndromeOver long periods of time, maintaining this head-forward posture can lead to muscle strain, disc injury, nerve impingement and arthritic changes of the neck-and the potential for developing ongoing.... <view entire article>