When you come into our office for the first time, you may be curious about what your consultation appointment will entail. Well, one of the most important parts of your initial visit is to get a full neurological workup so we can see exactly where you may have nerve interference. For this, we use the most advanced technology, called the Insight Millennium Subluxation Station. When we combine this technology with minimally invasive digital X-rays (as needed), we get a complete picture of how your body is functioning, which gives Dr. Grant Lisetor the most accurate information in order to give […]
When you have a pinched nerve, every twist, turn or little movement can be excruciatingly painful. A pinched nerve can be caused by any number of things. Maybe you slept wrong and just woke up with pain. Maybe you did a workout and felt something painful when you moved. Maybe you bent down to pick up something or turned around to look at someone and suddenly experienced the pain of a pinched nerve. This painful experience is most often caused by a subluxation, or misalignment, of the spine. Simply put, a vertebra in the spine is twisted, turned, or out of […]
Sinus pressure and pain are extremely uncomfortable feelings that can keep you from playing with your kids, performing at high levels at work, or even functioning normally on a day-to-day basis. Sinus problems can and will affect your life, and it can be very frustrating to deal with them. Not only is the sinus pressure and pain extremely annoying, but it can also cause headaches and other issues that only add to your misery. When you experience sinus pain, you may reach for medication to ease your discomfort, but it will only offer relief temporarily. After the medication wears off, […]
A numbness or tingling feeling in your extremities can be an unnerving feeling. It can also cause stress or anxiety thinking that something could be really wrong. This doesn’t have to a problem that you are forced to simply live with. The first step in addressing numbness and tingling is to determine the cause. Often times, though the sensation of pins and needles is in the arms, hands, legs, or feet, the actual problem lies within the spine.
What Causes Tingling and Numbness?
Migraines, diabetes, carpal tunnel, seizures, and strokes are all issues that could be associated with a tingling or numbness […]
In this day and age of advanced technology, we are rarely without our cell phones, tablets, or computers. While these can be extremely helpful devices that make our lives easier, they may also cause problems that we are unaware of. Doctors have named a particular type of pain and poor posture “Tech Neck,” which is occurring more and more in people who spend their time hunched over electronic devices or computers. When we stare at our screens, we tend to pull our heads forwards and down. This results in forward head posture that can cause a lot of issues. It […]
If you are among the many Americans that suffer from frequent headaches, then you know how painful and inconvenient they can be. On average, around 37 million people across the nation suffer from intense headache pain called migraines. These headaches are so severe that they can cause people to miss work or school and miss out on fun activities and events. If migraines have disrupted your life at any point or are still affecting your quality of life, it will be hugely beneficial for you to seek chiropractic care from a Charlotte chiropractor.
Chiropractic Is Natural, Safe, and Effective
When intense migraine […]
One in five Americans is affected by mental illness, and it is estimated the 31% of Americans will experience some form of an anxiety disorder during their lifetime. Unfortunately, more than 11 million Americans do not receive mental health services that they desperately need, leading to more widespread mental illness and horrible tragedies like mass shootings, self-harm, and suicide.
This year, October 7-13 is Mental Illness Awareness Week in the United States. This week is all about awareness and education, and the theme this year is “Cure Stigma,” which seeks to reduce the negative attitudes towards mental illness and minimize the […]
One of the biggest concerns of people considering chiropractic care is that they’ll have to continue seeing a chiropractor for their entire lives. It is true that chiropractors recommend remaining under chiropractic care long-term, even after any pain, illness, or other health concerns have gone away. This recommendation is purely proactive—maintaining good spinal health will keep your body functioning at its best and will minimize the occurrence of injuries or disease in the future. Regular chiropractic care will also help you heal faster should you face an unexpected health concern or injury.
Dr. Grant at Greater Life Chiropractic generally starts practice […]
Just one tiny misstep can cause a slip and fall accident. These types of accidents often come out of nowhere, happening suddenly, but usually leaving pain and discomfort in their wake. The more obvious accidents from a fall result in sprains, broken bones, or noticeable bruising. However, more subtle injuries might not be noticed right away but can still cause significant pain after slipping and falling. Injuries such as numbness and tingling, frequent headaches, or bouts of pain that doesn’t go away could all be a sign that a fall affected the musculoskeletal system more than you realized. When this […]
Chest pain is the fourth leading cause of ER visits in the nation. When chest pain occurs, the first thing our mind goes to is a potential heart attack. But did you know that only about 5% of chest pain is related to a heart attack? Chest pain can be scary and should be evaluated by a doctor, but when a doctor releases you with a diagnosis of non-cardiac chest pain caused by rib pain or muscle spasms, it may be time to look for alternative methods to relieve annoying chest pains.
Causes of Non-Cardiac Chest Pains
Surprisingly, chest pain can be […]