Blog Archive

The wobble chair Feb 17th, 2021

The wobble chair is an ergonomically designed chair that allows and promotes movement while sitting. Often these chairs are created more as a stool, however, there are varying design options. Some chairs, like the ones in our office at Whole Body Healthcare, are structured with a larger seat and arms...

HCG: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Feb 9th, 2021

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin is a hormone present at high levels in early pregnancy. In fact, this hormone is used as a marker in home pregnancy tests. HCG has also been used to treat fertility issues in both men and women. A British doctor named Albert Simeons first proposed HCG as...

Vitamin B12 Jan 19th, 2021

Vitamin B12 is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in many functions in the body, including DNA synthesis, energy production, nerve cell health, red blood cell formation, neurological function. B12 is present in many food sources (mainly anima-based), where it is bound to the protein molecules in the food. Vitamin B12...

Range of Motion Dec 18th, 2020

What is Musculoskeletal Range of Motion? Range of motion (ROM) is the measurement of movement around a specific joint or body part. It involves both the distance a joint can move and the direction in which it can move. There are established ranges considered normal for various joints in the...

Physical Medicine Nov 24th, 2020

Physical medicine and rehabilitation is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to people with physical impairments or disabilities. Chiropractic is a health care profession that focuses on disorders of the nervous system and musculoskeletal system, including bones, muscles, joints, ligaments,...

Arthritis and Scar Tissue Oct 29th, 2020

Scar tissue is part of the body’s natural response to damage. External scar tissue has a structure different than that of the skin. In scar tissue, collagen proteins grow in a single direction rather than in a multidirectional pattern, as they do in healthy skin. The structure makes a scar...

Plantar Fasciitis and Foot Pain Sep 16th, 2020

Plantar Fascia is a ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot. It acts as a shock absorber and supports the arch of your foot. This ligament experiences a lot of wear and tear in your daily life, and too much pressure on your feet can damage...

PRP for Healing Muscle, Ligament, and Joint Injuries Sep 16th, 2020

Platelet Rich Plasma is a simple medical procedure using your bodies innate healing ability. The procedure involves filling a small test tube with a sample of your blood. This is then spun in a centrifuge for around 15 minutes, thus separating the red platelets from a serum containing human cellular...

Three Tips That Can Help Reduce Migraines Aug 6th, 2020

Around 39 million Americans experience migraine headaches according to the Migraine Research Foundation. At Whole Body Healthcare, Baltimore’s Back and Pain Center, we frequently see symptoms of a migraine headache consisting of: nausea dizziness vomiting sensitivity to light, sound, and odors Minimize your chances of having a migraine, by avoiding this specific triggers. Here...

Why Hyaluronic Acid Injections Is A Better Alternative For Your Arthritis. Aug 4th, 2020

There are so many medical options to help you manage your arthritis pain. However, not all options are the best options. Steroid injections, also called corticosteroid injections, are anti-inflammatory medicines used to treat a range of conditions. In this case we are discussing steriod injections for oseteoarthritis. Studies  such as healthline.com...

Top 5 vitamins that help with your immune system Jul 20th, 2020

Now more than ever because of COVID-19 keeping our immune system healthy is the number one topic of discussion. The question is do we have control over the overall health of our immune system? The answer is yes, we do. The best way to build a strong immune system is...