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Tips to Avoid Sciatica During Pregnancy Jun 18th, 2024

As your baby bump grows during pregnancy, you may feel your body experiencing some exciting changes — and some painful ones. Sciatic pain is one of the many conditions you can experience during your nine months of pregnancy. Sciatica is bad enough when you're not carrying a child, but it...

Let's Talk About the Importance of Vitamins May 2nd, 2024

As you likely know, vitamins are nutrients that your body needs for essential functions, such as cell growth and development. There are 13 necessary vitamins that aid in keeping your body healthy and functioning correctly. You can get most vitamins through your diet, but why must you concentrate so hard...

7 Benefits of Massage Therapy Apr 3rd, 2024

A massage is something you might think of as a special occasion when you get to relax and unwind for an hour. But the benefits of massage therapy go much deeper than just body and mind relaxation. Massage therapy is a holistic option for many people living with chronic health...

Does IV Therapy Really Work? Mar 15th, 2024

An IV is an intravenous catheter that allows medical providers to deliver fluids, medications, and vitamins or minerals directly into your bloodstream. IV therapy ensures that medications and fluids go directly to where they're needed instead of getting lost in your stomach and GI tract. You think of IVs, you...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Feb 20th, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Help! My Knee Has Been Hurting for Months Feb 1st, 2024

Knee pain that continues for months should be a concern, especially when it persists after home care and other treatments. Various conditions lead to knee pain, including injuries and chronic conditions like arthritis. When your knee hurts for weeks to months, you just want to find something — anything —...

Our Favorite Anti-Aging Strategies Jan 19th, 2024

Aching joints, sagging skin, and digestive problems are only a few of the issues that develop as you age. Every year, your body gets older and continues to break down. Although aging is inevitable, you don't have to live with the symptoms. Wrinkles, arthritis, and dry skin are just a...

How Much Botox® Is Ideal For Me? Dec 5th, 2023

When wrinkles set in, their effect on your self-esteem can be devastating. You can live with the changes that aging brings or take steps to uncover more youthful skin. Plastic surgery is an option to alleviate wrinkles, sagging skin, and fine lines. Still, it's invasive and requires a period of...

How to Meet Your Daily Nutrition Needs Nov 2nd, 2023

Even though food is all around you, getting the proper nutrition your body needs to thrive can be challenging. Processed foods contain additives and preservatives, both of which aren't necessary for optimal health. Eating a nutritious diet full of essential vitamins and minerals is difficult, especially for kids and older...

Beyond Thirst: 5 Lesser Known Causes of Dehydration Oct 1st, 2023

If you’re dehydrated, your body has lost more fluids than you replaced, causing a fluid deficit in your body. Because the human body is made up of 60% water, staying hydrated is crucial to prevent complications. Sweating from sports, suffering from certain illnesses, and simply not drinking enough are common...

Tips for Managing Sports-Related Knee Pain Sep 1st, 2023

Whether you’re an athlete or not, you could face knee pain, but athletes are particularly susceptible. Sports-related knee pain can pop up anytime, making playing on the field or court nearly impossible. At Integrated Body and Medicine, we specialize in holistic and nonsurgical approaches to pain and injury. Our practice aims to...

5 Benefits of B12 Shots Aug 1st, 2023

As you probably know, vitamins are essential nutrients your body requires to work properly. They aid in various body processes that are crucial to life. Vitamin B12 is one of the vitamins your body needs to make cells and form DNA. If you're deficient in this vitamin, you usually require...

7 Common Ailments Alleviated with IV Vitamin Therapy Jul 13th, 2023

There are various ways to get rid of a hangover, improve your sleep, and fight fatigue, including IV vitamin therapy. Although an IV may induce thoughts of the hospital or emergency room, it's not just about that anymore. IV vitamin therapy clinics are popping up nationwide, helping people fight common...

Banish Crow’s Feet and Frown Lines with Botox® Jun 5th, 2023

Everyone begins to show signs of aging as they get older. You may notice some wrinkles forming on your forehead or frown lines setting in on your face. Although these signs are inevitable, you don't have to live with them. Various cosmetic treatments help minimize the signs of aging, including...

Natural Injections That Ease Knee Pain and Inflammation May 16th, 2023

Knee pain can strike at any time from an injury or begin slowly due to arthritis. Regardless of the cause, you need to get ahead of knee pain before it jeopardizes your daily activities. But some treatments aren't just invasive — they bandage the actual problem behind your pain. When...

Why Are My Hands and Feet Tingling? Apr 13th, 2023

Your nerves are a significant part of your body's structure, allowing you to feel sensations, including pain and tingling. If you have tingling in your hands or feet, you may have an issue with the nerves in your peripheral nervous system. At Integrated Body and Medicine, we help you understand...

When to Consider Surgery For Persistent Knee Pain Mar 14th, 2023

You use your knees when you run, walk, or climb up the stairs. Your knees are vital to your gym workouts and your ability to complete everyday tasks, including climbing the stairs to go to bed at night. There are a lot of issues that affect your knees, including injuries...

4 Ways a DOT Exam Is Different From a Routine Physical Feb 13th, 2023

When you drive a commercial vehicle for a living, you must be in good health for your own safety and the safety of others on the road. While you should have a regular physical exam every year, you still need a DOT exam every 24 months to ensure you're safe...

3 Strange Causes of Sciatica That Can Trigger Back Pain Jan 19th, 2023

Sciatica affects the nerves in and around your spine. If you have sciatica symptoms, it could be due to something other than a spine condition that leads to back pain. If you're experiencing back pain and nerve symptoms, our team at Integrated Body and Medicine has the experience to help. Our team consists...

Why Your Body Thrives with Alkaline Water Dec 1st, 2022

Water keeps your body hydrated and helps you stay healthy. But did you know different types of water affect your body differently? Alkaline water contains less acidity than regular water, is a powerful antioxidant, and is rich in calcium, potassium, and magnesium. Simply put, alkaline water has numerous benefits for...

Try These Good Work Habits to Prevent Physical Pain Nov 1st, 2022

You're at your job sometimes more than you're at home. And if you get too involved in your work, you may not be paying attention to your posture or the hazards around you. If you're not careful, you can end up with chronic pain or an injury. Our experienced Integrated...

Here Are the 3 Steps In Your DOT Exam Oct 6th, 2022

Driving a commercial vehicle is a big deal, especially when you’re driving other people or carrying hazardous materials. It’s important to your safety and the safety of others that you’re healthy enough to drive long hours on the road. Our team at Integrated Body and Medicine is happy to provide Department of Transportation...

Oh, My Aching Back! What Can I Do to Relieve the Pain? Sep 7th, 2022

Your body takes a lot of wear-and-tear over the years, with your back being at the center of it all. When you have constant discomfort in your back, it makes doing even the smallest activities seem impossible. But certain home therapies can help you ease your back pain. At Integrated...

Could Your Neck Pain Be Whiplash? Aug 1st, 2022

A neck injury has the ability to affect every aspect of your life. Whiplash is a type of neck injury caused by forceful movement of your neck. When you have whiplash, it’s hard to move your neck, sleep, or do just about anything that involves moving your head.  But how...

When Should I Seek Treatment for My Aching Back? Jul 1st, 2022

Back pain has the ability to make your life miserable. Whether it starts after an injury or you’ve had chronic pain for years, back pain isn’t something you want to let go without treatment. But when is the right time to seek medical attention for your back pain? At Integrated Body and...

3 Goals of Neuropathy Treatment Jun 1st, 2022

Neuropathy develops for a lot of reasons, including diabetes and nerve injury. No matter what the cause, neuropathy is a painful and debilitating disease that requires medical management. At Integrated Body and Medicine, our team offers specialized and personalized care for treating neuropathy. We take a comprehensive and integrated approach to your...

How Chiropractic Care Can Help You Age Well May 1st, 2022

When you think of chiropractic, you probably think of care for your spine, but there’s much more to it than that.  Chiropractors help your body in a number of different ways, including helping you age better by maintaining and improving your mobility and decreasing pain. At Integrated Body and Medicine,...

Mental Health Impact of Migraines Apr 5th, 2022

You’ve probably experienced a headache more than once in your life. Even when short-lived, headaches really affect your day. But migraines are much more than a run-of-the-mill headache. Migraines often cause severe pain, along with debilitating symptoms.  Without the proper treatment and care, migraines have the ability to affect both...

What's Involved With Rehabilitation? Mar 3rd, 2022

Whether you’ve suffered a sports injury or you have a debilitating disease, rehabilitation is a way for you to build strength and get back to your normal activities.  At Integrated Body and Medicine, we can help you get back on your feet through a number of different treatments. We specialize...

Massage Therapy: Could It Be the Answer To Your Pain Problems? Feb 6th, 2022

Massage therapy is often overlooked as a treatment option when you’re suffering from pain. Medications and more invasive treatments are often prescribed, but they’re really just covering the problem.  A holistic approach is sometimes the best choice when it comes to physical medicine and treating pain. At Integrated Body and...

3 Things You Can Do Today to Manage Your Back Pain Jan 6th, 2022

Back pain can come on for a number of different reasons, including an injury or a degenerative condition. Whatever the cause, back pain can make even the smallest movements excruciatingly painful, so finding relief is your top priority.  Our team at Integrated Body and Medicine, helps you when your back...

Does Diet Impact Pain? Dec 9th, 2021

Pain is unfortunately something you experience more than once in your life. Whether it’s from an injury like a broken bone or a condition that leads to chronic pain, it truly affects every aspect of your life. But did you know that certain foods could be worsening your pain? At...

Who Can Benefit From Physical Medicine? Nov 9th, 2021

Your musculoskeletal system is vital to everyday functions like walking, climbing steps, and even dressing yourself. So as you can imagine, when it becomes damaged, your life gets harder day by day.  But there’s a way that you can get multidisciplinary care to get you back on your feet. It’s...

Our Menu of Anti-Aging Treatments Oct 8th, 2021

You’d love to feel young forever, right? Unfortunately, time isn’t on your side, and your body feels the wear-and-tear as you get older. But are you doomed to look into the mirror and see your youth fade right before your eyes?  Luckily for you, we have plenty of anti-aging remedies...

Little Known Effects of Migraines Sep 15th, 2021

If you’ve ever had a migraine, you know there’s nothing quite like it. The pain, sensitivity to light, and extreme nausea are only a few of the agonizing symptoms you might experience. Most of the time, while migraines are a pain, they’re usually not harmful.  But migraines can have effects...

4 Infections That May Cause Back Pain Aug 12th, 2021

Back pain is a common, but powerful problem that really makes your life difficult. When you think of back problems, you probably think of muscle strains and injury. But there are other conditions, like infections, that can also lead to pain in your back and spine. At Integrated Body and...

Can Regenerative Medicine Treat Arthritis? Jul 7th, 2021

Arthritis leads to pain in your joints and often to disability if not treated in a timely manner. There are a lot of treatments for arthritis, both conservative and surgical. But what if you could get the benefits of surgical repair without having to go under the knife? At Integrated...

When to See a Professional About Knee Pain Jun 21st, 2021

When you live an active lifestyle or have an active job, one day of knee pain might not be unusual. A little pain isn’t much to worry about, but what do you do when it becomes more frequent? Getting your knee pain under control is what our team at Integrated...

Nutrients You May Lack in Your Golden Years May 5th, 2021

It's no surprise that as you age, your risk for health issues increases. But did you know that you could also be lacking certain nutrients that could play an important part of your future health?  Even if you're eating healthy and getting exercise, there's still a chance you're not getting...

The Best Treatment for Migraines Apr 6th, 2021

When you have a migraine, your whole world stops while you suffer from symptoms, including pain. Frequent migraines cause problems in not only your personal life, but your work life as well. Treatments for this disorder vary, but finding the right one is vital to living a productive, pain-free life....

Does My Teen Have an Injury or Is It Growing Pains? Mar 14th, 2021

Kids can go through many different phases during their teenage years. Their bodies are growing and changing so quickly, which can lead to mysterious aches and pains that seem to spring up overnight.  So how do you know when this is truly a problem or just a little case of...

CBD for Chronic Knee Pain: What to Expect Feb 2nd, 2021

Chronic knee pain is a debilitating condition that not only causes you discomfort, but also affects your daily life. Many treatments are available, but not all are effective in managing your pain.  Sometimes, less conventional treatments may be just what you need. CBD is one of these treatments. At Integrated...

When To Consider PRP Therapy for a Ligament Tear Jan 24th, 2021

If you’ve ever sprained a wrist or ankle, you know just how painful and limiting a ligament tear can be. Now imagine tearing one of your body’s major ligaments, like your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or medial collateral ligament (MCL).  Ouch.  If you’re currently dealing with a ligament tear that...

5 Noninvasive Treatments for Back Pain Dec 1st, 2020

Back pain affects an estimated 80% of American adults. Yet despite its prevalence and range of treatment options, many people with back pain never seek care.  Instead, they hope their backache will go away on its own. If it does, great! If it doesn’t dissipate after a couple of weeks,...

Why Do I Keep Getting Migraines? Nov 5th, 2020

If you’ve ever experienced a migraine, you know how miserable they can be. And “miserable” is a subdued way to describe them.  A migraine can completely derail you for an entire day or more. Most people find themselves unable to do anything but curl up into the fetal position in...

When to Consider Dry Cupping Therapy Oct 15th, 2020

Though cupping therapy seems like a relatively new trend in the United States (shoutout to Olympic athletes for popularizing the technique), it has been a traditional medicinal method in Eastern countries for centuries.  Our experts at Integrated Body and Medicine in Highland, Indiana, are fans of dry cupping therapy in...

Anti-Aging Benefits of Massage Sep 10th, 2020

Massages are more than just a relaxing treat (though that’s reason enough to get one). Massage therapy has been used for centuries as a form of alternative and complementary medicine, thanks to its many uses and benefits. What’s one reason our patients keep coming back to Integrated Body and Medicine...

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Aug 16th, 2020

You stand up and there it is: Sharp pain strikes your lower back and radiates down your thigh. It tingles a bit, you shake it off, and move on. If this happens often, you might be dealing with sciatica — and if you’re overweight, your own body weight might be...

5 Tips to Help Prevent Premature Wrinkling Jul 17th, 2020

Who doesn’t want to stay young forever? Unfortunately, no one has found the Fountain of Youth yet. (And let’s be real: If someone did find it, they probably wouldn’t share). That means it’s up to you to take care of your body — skin included. Anti-aging treatments for skin are...

Signs You Should Consult Your Doctor About Your Headaches Jun 15th, 2020

Most of the time, headaches resolve on their own or with a little effort from you — you know, by doing things like drinking more water, getting more sleep, or taking a break from your computer screen and going for a walk. Truly, the little things often help the most. ...

5 Reasons You Should Add Chiropractic Care to Your Wellness Routine May 6th, 2020

Maybe you already have a pretty well-rounded wellness routine: You hit the gym a few days each week, eat vegetables at every meal, hydrate, and even practice healthy screen-time habits. But something’s not right.  You have nagging pain, or you wake up with unexplained headaches. Maybe your stress levels are...

If You’re Waking Up With Back Pain, It Is Time for a New Mattress (Level Sleep Mattress®) Apr 1st, 2020

Chances are, you’ve had back pain. In fact, about 80% of people experience back pain at some point in their lives — an astonishing statistic. Back pain has a number of causes, ranging from work-related injuries to repetitive stress due to sports or weak core muscles.  Our health and pain...

Bad Habits that Could Be Worsening Your Knee Pain Mar 2nd, 2020

Knee pain can occur from a range of conditions — some people experience knee pain from arthritis, while others have nagging knee pain from a prior injury. Still others experience repetitive stress, mechanical issues, and tendinitis. At Integrated Body and Medicine, we specialize in treating knee pain through physical rehabilitation...

How Physical Rehabilitation Can Redefine Aging Feb 1st, 2020

When people start to age and think of going to the doctor, the usual things that come to mind are to get your blood pressure measured, check for certain cancers or chronic diseases, evaluate bone density, and generally make sure that everything is still working well for your age.  But...

How Drug-Free Chiropractic Care Can Improve Your Sexual Health Jan 1st, 2020

Better sex: It’s something most people pine after their entire lives. If you’ve been feeling the stress of a humdrum sex life or sexual dysfunction, have you considered that it’s actually a problem with your spine?  Your body functions via an incredibly intricate system that can become dysfunctional when even...

5 Health Benefits of Therapeutic Massage Dec 3rd, 2019

Ask anyone who’s ever received a professional massage: A few good elbows in the back can work some serious magic. After a high-quality, professional massage, you leave feeling incredibly peaceful, yet somehow powerful. It’s like all you needed was to get a few kinks worked out.  As it turns out,...