1. Common Causes Of Pain And How To Avoid Them, Part 1

    September is Pain Awareness Month, a time when health practitioners across all fields work to raise awareness of triggers that cause pain, and ways to safely and effectively manage pain. From mild aches caused by stress and tension and acute pain caused by an injury to chronic pain caused by a medical condition, pain and discomfort presents in countless ways and is triggered by a number of causes.…Read More

  2. How to Alleviate Muscle Pain At Home, Part 2

    When you’re in pain, be it from work, play, or an injury, you want to heal quickly and effectively so you can get back to doing the things you enjoy. While starting and completing chiropractic care, muscle therapy, and physical rehabilitation treatments is essential to recovering from spinal and soft tissue injuries, there are many things you can do at home to enhance your treatments and reduce …Read More

  3. How to Alleviate Muscle Pain At Home, Part 1

    Welcome back to the Barfield Chiropractic blog. Muscle pain can affect people of all ages and in all walks of life. Muscle pain and soreness are caused by a number of triggers, including injuries from playing sports or exercising, working, or being involved in an auto accident. Muscle pain is also caused by stress, which can lead to tight, tense muscles that become sore and stiff. There are also m…Read More

  4. 5 Tips to Ensure You Stay Hydrated This Summer, Part 2

    The weather is hot and humid here in Murfreesboro, which means you’ll want to make sure you’re getting plenty of water and staying hydrated to prevent heat stroke, dehydration, and injury. What’s more, drinking plenty of water ensures your muscles, joints, and soft tissues are getting the hydration, nutrients, and oxygen they need to function properly. In part one of this short blog series, …Read More

  5. 5 Tips to Ensure You Stay Hydrated This Summer, Part 1

    Summer is upon us and the temperatures are really spiking here in Tennessee. Hotter temperatures trigger an increase in perspiration, which can contribute to dehydration. What’s more, if you’re not getting enough water to begin with, the effects of dehydration can be even worse. When your body is dehydrated, cramping is a common symptom which causes your muscles and soft tissues to become tigh…Read More

  6. 4 Benefits of Drinking Water During Injury Recovery

    Our bodies are made up of 60-70 percent water, which means we need to constantly replenish them with water to keep them functioning properly. When you’re recovering from an injury, it is especially important to give your body the oxygen and nutrients it needs to not only function well, but also to heal and recover. In today’s post, we will look at four health benefits of drinking water during …Read More

  7. 4 Tips for Managing Back Pain When Driving, Part 2

    Welcome to part two of our short blog series! Driving, or riding as a passenger in a vehicle, is something most of us do to get from point A to point B. For some, driving for a living means spending even more time sitting in a vehicle much more frequently and for much longer periods of time. And now that the official start of summer is just a few short weeks away, Murfreesboro residents will be em…Read More

  8. 4 Tips for Managing Back Pain When Driving, Part 1

    Driving is a regular occurrence most people living in Murfreesboro do day-in and day-out. While driving short distances may not be as painful on your back, those who have to drive long distances for extended periods of time, either for work or play, often suffer from some form of back pain. Although lower back pain is the most common pain condition people experience when they drive, your neck, upp…Read More

  9. 5 Ways to Protect Your Back When Working Out

    Hello, and welcome back to the Barfield Chiropractic blog. In our recent blog series, we looked at some tips to consider when springing back into a health-conscious, active routine this spring. While your back health is incredibly important for your overall health, exercise is also essential for maintaining strong back muscles, a healthy nervous and cardiovascular system, and for managing a health…Read More

  10. 5 Tips for Springing Back Into Health, Part 2

    Welcome back to our blog! If you’re like most people, you’re probably looking forward to getting more active this spring. Maybe you want to hit the local climbing gym or head over to Adams Tennis Complex to play a few rounds of tennis with your coworkers. Or maybe you’re simply looking forward to taking long evening walks to decompress after a long day at work. No matter how you plan to get …Read More