Obesity

Obesity

Obesity related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer – some of the leading causes of preventable death. More than 1/3 (36.5%) of adults have obesity. (cdc.gov)  Weight related health problems can be remedied when the body returns to a healthy BMI, which for most people is 18.5 – […]

Numbness Tingling

Numbness & Tingling

Numbness and tingling anywhere in the body is unsettling.  Many people don’t seek treatment because they feel there is either nothing that can be done, or, they will be faced with surgery.  AHC takes a non-surgical approach to numbness and tingling and we have seen excellent results. We first evaluate a patient’s symptoms to learn […]

Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Pain in the neck and shoulders not only disrupts everyday activities, but it can be a sign of a more serious problem.  We take all pain seriously, especially neck and shoulder pain. Common cause of neck pain include: Injury Infections Arthritis Degenerative disorders Disease Tumors Sleeping in wrong position Poor posture Repetitive Motion Holding head […]

Muscle Spasms

Muscle Spasms

A muscle spasm occurs when the muscle tenses up and does not relax. This can result in inflammation, tremors, twitches or throbbing, which is generally uncomfortable and painful.  Muscle spasms are generally caused injury or illness, including: Car accidents Injuries Slip and Falls Dehydration Poor posture Improper neck support Sitting in front of a computer […]

Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Knee pain and stiffness is a common condition. The knee is subject to direct force each time you take a step and even when standing in place. The knee acts as a hinge for the leg but is much more complex as it twists and rotates as well. The knee relies on bones, ligaments, tendons, […]

Hormone Imbalance

Hormone Imbalance

Hormone imbalances can negatively affect various systems in the body.  There are several types of hormones that can become imbalanced including: estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, thyroid and insulin Symptoms of low hormones vary with each person and can include: Fatigue Mood swings Low libido Sugar and/or salt cravings Sleep disturbance Weight gain Chronic inflammation Hot […]

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a long-term or chronic syndrome associated with a widespread pain in muscles, soft tissues and bones. It can be accompanied by fatigue, interrupted sleep, memory loss and mood swings. Symptoms of fibromyalgia are considered subjective. This means there is no test to determine the cause and is often misdiagnosed for another condition. This […]

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Pain is categorized into two types, chronic and acute.  Acute pain generally comes on suddenly.  It is usually caused by something specific such as a cut, burn or broken bone. In most cases, acute pain will go away within a few months.  Chronic pain is ongoing pain usually caused by an injury, disease or condition, […]