Blog Archive

Supplements are Key! Sep 26th, 2019

At Blackwell Chiropractic, we believe that high-quality supplementation is a crucial part of a well-balanced health and wellness plan. Even if you eat healthy, our food is less nutritious today than in years past, and most people are lacking in vital nutrients. Therefore, we believe that whole-food based, premium supplements...

Acute Care vs. Wellness Care May 2nd, 2019

As a self-proclaimed “wellness” chiropractic clinic, we are often asked what wellness care really is. This is because the general idea of chiropractic care is based on the pain or injury model. A person is injured – say an auto accident or sports injury – so he or she sees...

Insurance or no insurance, that is the question! Jan 23rd, 2019

Insurance or no insurance, that is the question! The question we’re asked most in our office – do you accept my insurance? The very short answer to this question is “no.” The long answer, which covers why we do not bill any insurance, takes a few minutes to explain. The...

Understanding Neck Pain Oct 27th, 2018

Neck pain is one of the most common complaints we treat here at Blackwell Chiropractic. In fact, Harvard Health reports that one in every ten adults is currently experiencing neck pain. Neck pain can be caused by a number of triggers, is related to numerous risk factors, and presents in many different ways...

“How Do I Stay Healthy This Fall” Sep 27th, 2018

The summer has drawn to a close and fall is officially in full swing, which may have many of you asking, “How do I stay healthy this fall?” While fall is nearly everyone’s favorite season, it is also the calm before the storm. From the start of holidays and travel...

Debunking 3 Common Myths of Chiropractic Care, Part 2 Aug 27th, 2018

There are many beliefs and misconceptions about the field of chiropractic. From thinking that chiropractors are not real doctors to assuming that chiropractic adjustments hurt and that chiropractic care is unsafe for children — we have heard it all. Visit part one of this short blog series to read more about these...

Debunking 3 Common Myths of Chiropractic Care, Part 1 Jul 25th, 2018

There are many myths and misconceptions about chiropractors and chiropractic care. For one, the public tends to lump all doctors under one blanket term, viewing them simply as people who only prescribe prescription medications and perform surgeries. There are a number of fields within the medical industry where highly-trained, licensed...

5 Advantages of Visiting a Walk-In Chiropractic Practice in Dallas Jul 11th, 2018

When you’re in pain, waiting days or weeks to relieve your discomfort can seem like a lifetime. That’s why, at Blackwell Chiropractic, we take a different approach to chiropractic care. We want all residents living in our community to have access to chiropractic treatments and massage therapy for pain relief...

5 Tips for Easing Back Into Summer Activities, Part 2 Jun 25th, 2018

Welcome back to the Blackwell Chiropractic blog! In part one of this short blog series, we looked at some of the best ways to ease back into physical activity this summer. It’s common for people to be less active during the cooler months here in Dallas, and then once summer...

5 Tips for Easing Back Into Summer Activities, Part 1 Jun 11th, 2018

The summer weather is here and with the official start of summer less than a week away, many of you will be getting outdoors, ramping up your physical activities. But as you engage in fun summer adventures, you’ll want to avoid injuries to your neck, back, and extremities, which can...

5 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid When You Have Joint Pain, Part 2 May 25th, 2018

Welcome back! In part one of our short blog series, we began looking at foods that can contribute to joint inflammation. These foods include: Saturated fats Trans fats Refined and simple sugars Refined carbohydrates Oils and fried foods Joint pain is caused by a number of triggers, including injuries, chronic health conditions,...

5 Inflammatory Foods to Avoid When You Have Joint Pain, Part 1 May 11th, 2018

Joint pain, most commonly the result of arthritis, affects more than 54.4 million American adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joint pain can range in severity from mild to excruciating, and may cause a number of associated symptoms including: Joint swelling and inflammation Redness in the affected...

4 Ways Walking Can Improve Your Spinal Health Apr 25th, 2018

Learn About the Benefits of Walking to Improve Your Spinal Spinal Health Welcome back to our blog! There are many general health benefits that you may gain from walking, but did you know that walking can improve the health of your spine? In today’s blog post, we will take a...

5 Tips To Improve Your Posture While You Sleep Apr 11th, 2018

Sleep Better While Improving Your Posture and Back Health Hello, and welcome back to the Blackwell Chiropractic blog! For many people, their posture is the last thing they are thinking about when they settle into bed for some shut-eye at night. But did you know that the positions in which...

4 Ways to Spring Into Health, Part 2 Mar 28th, 2018

Welcome back to the Blackwell Chiropractic blog! In part one, we offered some tips for making small changes in your daily habits to improve and maintain your overall health and wellness this spring. Our tips included getting active, substituting healthy foods in place boxed and bagged foods, giving yourself “me...

4 Ways to Spring Into Health, Part 1 Mar 15th, 2018

Spring is the perfect time to rejuvenate your health and restore your wellness. If you’re like many people in and around Dallas, you’re probably looking for ways to boost your daily routine by incorporating healthy habits to improve your wellness and reduce pain. As your trusted local chiropractor, we at...

5 Common Causes of Back Pain, Part 2 Mar 1st, 2018

Welcome back! According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), back pain is one of the most common reasons why workers across all industries miss work. The ACA also reports that more than 80 percent of Americans will experience some form of back pain in their lives. In part one of our two-part series,...

5 Common Causes of Back Pain, Part 1 Feb 18th, 2018

Welcome back to the Blackwell Chiropractic blog! Last time, we looked at some of the greatest benefits to be gained from receiving regular chiropractic adjustments with us here at Blackwell Chiropractic. Chiropractic care offers many benefits that can help Dallas residents live a healthier life while not only improving, but also maintaining, their...

Welcome to the Blackwell Chiropractic Blog! Jan 4th, 2018

Welcome to the Blackwell Chiropractic blog! We are excited to launch our blog and will use this space to provide helpful information about our chiropractic and massage therapy services. Additionally, we will share informative and entertaining health tips, advice for wellness care, and nutritional pointers which you can access anytime...