American Back Center - Pittsburgh

"You have nothing to lose but the pain" visit our website for more info or call our office at 724-935-3300

American Back Center specializes in disc, back & joint conditions. We are the Pittsburgh area’s leading practitioner of the revolutionary VAX-D therapy system. VAX-D is instrumental in treating herniated discs, bulging discs, failed back surgery, degenerated discs, chronic low back pain, sciatica and spinal stenosis. In addition we also offer therapy & rehabilitation services for a wide number of

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Dietary Supplements Are Under Threat of Being Banned 12/14/2022

Dietary Supplements Are Under Threat of Being Banned

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Dietary Supplements Are Under Threat of Being Banned Access to high-quality supplements is currently being threatened by legislation, along with corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Balance and Brain Health 12/08/2022

Balance and Brain Health

Balance and Brain Health During the course of the history and examination with new patients, it’s quite common to encounter seemingly unrelated complaints that may benefit from chiropractic care. For example, last month we looked at alternative nutritional approaches to treating high cholesterol rather than jumping

Neck Pain Causes and What To Do 12/08/2022

Neck Pain Causes and What To Do

Neck Pain Causes and What To Do We all know what it feels like to have limited neck motion, as most of us have had neck pain at some point in time. It makes doing simple things like backing up a car, rolling over in bed, reading, and watching TV difficult-to-impossible. The goal of this article is to review some of the many

Don't Be Afraid of Red Meat 11/30/2022

Don't Be Afraid of Red Meat

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Don't Be Afraid of Red Meat Researchers from the University of Washington analyzed decades of research on unprocessed red meat. The results will surprise you.

Low Back Pain – When is it DANGEROUS to Wait? 11/22/2022

Low Back Pain – When is it DANGEROUS to Wait?

Low Back Pain – When is it DANGEROUS to Wait? Low back pain (LBP) typically results from relatively “benign” causes, meaning it’s usually safe to wait and try conservative / non-emergency care first. However, there are a handful of times when prompt medical emergency management is appropriate, and it’s important that everyone is awar

Can Pregnant Women Receive Chiropractic Care? 11/22/2022

Can Pregnant Women Receive Chiropractic Care?

Can Pregnant Women Receive Chiropractic Care? Pregnancy is a beautiful experience, and we all want to provide the best environment for both mom and baby. The question of whether or not chiropractic care is safe during pregnancy is frequently raised by the newly-expectant mother as she plans for a healthy pregnancy. Chiropractic care duri

Spondylolisthesis – What Is That? 11/22/2022

Spondylolisthesis – What Is That?

Spondylolisthesis – What Is That? Spondylolisthesis, or a slipped vertebra (as opposed to a slipped disk or herniated disk), describes when one vertebra slips or slides forwards on the vertebra below, which can occur for a number of reasons including getting older (“degenerative spondylolisthesis”) or trauma (from a f

How to Prepare Yourself Properly Should a Stroke Occur 11/16/2022

How to Prepare Yourself Properly Should a Stroke Occur

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How to Prepare Yourself Properly Should a Stroke Occur Educating yourself about stroke is important so that you know how to react should it happen. Follow these tips for better recovery.

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The Importance of Early Treatment for Whiplash 11/10/2022

The Importance of Early Treatment for Whiplash

The Importance of Early Treatment for Whiplash Even though whiplash or whiplash associated disorders (WAD) is very common, it remains poorly understood. Recent studies report that up to 60% of people may still have pain six months after their injury. Why is that? Investigations have shown there are changes in the muscle and muscle func

Tips to Improve Sleep Quality 11/03/2022

Tips to Improve Sleep Quality

Tips to Improve Sleep Quality Here are a few ways to improve your sleep quality in spite of a busy lifestyle: 1) SET A SCHEDULE: Set a time for BOTH going to bed AND getting up in the morning, preferably at the same times each day—even on weekends. 2) EXERCISE: Try to get 20-30 minutes of exercise every da

Is it a Sinus Headache or Something Else? 11/03/2022

Is it a Sinus Headache or Something Else?

Is it a Sinus Headache or Something Else? The sinuses are cavities in the skull that rest just behind the face, which help humidify the air we breathe and may even enhance the human voice. It’s common for patients with a headache in this area to refer to it as a sinus headache; however, the lay term “sinus headache” is

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and the Median Nerve 11/03/2022

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and the Median Nerve

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and the Median Nerve When a person experiences pain, numbness, tingling, and/or weakness in the hand, they may assume it’s carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) since it’s the most common and well-known peripheral neuropathy. Unfortunately, many healthcare providers may also jump to the same conclusion, and care m

Should Playing Music Create Tingling Wrists? 10/27/2022

Should Playing Music Create Tingling Wrists?

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Should Playing Music Create Tingling Wrists? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused when pressure is applied to the median nerve as it passes through the wrist. When playing a musical instrument, especially for hours at a time for several days in a row, the fast repetitive movements of the fingers can cause the tendons—all nin

Do Labral Tears Cause Hip Pain? 10/27/2022

Do Labral Tears Cause Hip Pain?

Do Labral Tears Cause Hip Pain? One of the structures that is frequently blamed for hip pain is called the labrum—the rubbery tissue that surrounds the socket helping to stabilize the hip joint. This tissue often wears and tears with age, but it can also be torn as a result of a trauma or sports-related injury. The cli

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Can Using Dental Floss Affect Your Health? 09/21/2022

Can Using Dental Floss Affect Your Health?

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Can Using Dental Floss Affect Your Health? While flossing is a part of a healthy oral care, there is a downside to it. Take these steps to help protect your health.

How Showering the Wrong Way Can Affect Your Health 09/14/2022

How Showering the Wrong Way Can Affect Your Health

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How Showering the Wrong Way Can Affect Your Health Showering regularly is essential to maintain hygiene, but there is a proper way to do it, according to experts.

The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism 09/07/2022

The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism

The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism It's widely known that autistic children suffer from gastrointestinal problems. Recent research has further strengthened this theory.

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The Various Causes of Hip Pain 08/18/2022

The Various Causes of Hip Pain

The Various Causes of Hip Pain Hip pain is a VERY common problem among older adults that can affect their ability to remain independent. While it’s common to assume that hip osteoarthritis (HOA) is responsible for the prevalence of hip pain in the aging population, the Framingham Osteoarthritis Study (FOS) found this isn

The Neck and its Relationship to Headaches 08/18/2022

The Neck and its Relationship to Headaches

The Neck and its Relationship to Headaches Experts estimate that headaches affect half the population, with up to 25% of headaches originating from the cervical spine or neck, which is referred to as a cervicogenic headache (CGH). There are many studies that demonstrate the effectiveness of chiropractic management for CGH, often involving

What’s Behind the Sudden Surge in Autism? 08/17/2022

What’s Behind the Sudden Surge in Autism?

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What’s Behind the Sudden Surge in Autism? The stark rise in autism rates in the US is difficult to ignore, but what's driving the increase remains a mystery. Could these factors be contributing to it?

25 Health Tips for 25 Years 08/10/2022

25 Health Tips for 25 Years

25 Health Tips for 25 Years To commemorate 25 years of offering the most up-to-date health information available, here's a list of 25 of my favorite health tips.

The Neck and Tinnitus Relationship 08/04/2022

The Neck and Tinnitus Relationship

The Neck and Tinnitus Relationship Experts estimate that approximately 10% of the adult population in the United States experienced an episode of tinnitus—the perception of sound or noise without any external auditory stimulus being present—within the last year. Tinnitus can be caused by wax buildup in the ear, medicat

7 Kitchen Essentials You Should Have 08/03/2022

7 Kitchen Essentials You Should Have

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7 Kitchen Essentials You Should Have A well-stocked kitchen filled with healthy ingredients can lead to a healthier body. Here are my top seven recommendations.

Ankle Pronation and Knee Osteoarthritis 07/28/2022

Ankle Pronation and Knee Osteoarthritis

Ankle Pronation and Knee Osteoarthritis Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a very common condition that is a significant cause of disability in older adults, often resulting in knee replacement surgery. There are several contributing factors to KOA, and perhaps one of the most important issues is excessive force exerted on the knee joint by

Whiplash and Dizziness 07/28/2022

Whiplash and Dizziness

Whiplash and Dizziness Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) is a term used to describe the myriad of symptoms that can occur following the sudden acceleration and deceleration of the head and neck. One of these symptoms is dizziness. How does the whiplash process lead to an impaired sense of balance, and are some indivi

Quitting Smoking Starts With Mindfulness 07/27/2022

Quitting Smoking Starts With Mindfulness

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Quitting Smoking Starts With Mindfulness If you've been having trouble quitting smoking, there are different approaches you can take. Try these strategies to help you achieve your goal.

Big Pharma Is Attacking Vitamins and Supplements 07/20/2022

Big Pharma Is Attacking Vitamins and Supplements

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Big Pharma Is Attacking Vitamins and Supplements In this video, Gretchen Dubeau, legal director for the Alliance for Natural Health, talks about Big Pharma's efforts to eliminate nutritional supplements.

Vitamin D and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 07/11/2022

Vitamin D and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Vitamin D and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is most often associated with repetitive movements and inflammation that impedes the function of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist, but recent studies have identified vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for CTS, as well as more severe CTS-associated sy

Carpal Tunnel and "Manual Techniques" 07/08/2022

Carpal Tunnel and "Manual Techniques"

Carpal Tunnel and "Manual Techniques" Manual techniques refers to massage, deep tissue mobilization, and manipulation of the joints. These procedures are performed by chiropractors as a mainstay of their treatment. Several studies have shown that these techniques are helpful at reducing carpal tunnel symptoms. Sometimes scar tiss

Carpal Tunnel and its Diagnosis 07/07/2022

Carpal Tunnel and its Diagnosis

Carpal Tunnel and its Diagnosis If you see a server at your favorite restaurant or a cashier at your local grocery store with a brace on their wrist and ask them what’s wrong, chances are their reply will include these three words: carpal tunnel syndrome.For many patients with carpal tunnel symptoms like wrist pai

The Silent Whiplash 07/07/2022

The Silent Whiplash

The Silent Whiplash If you’ve watched small kids tumble and play, it can seem pretty rough to an adult. As we age, we know that balancing on our heads or whipping our necks around can only cause trouble. Most adults understand this point but seem to think children are more immune to problems for some reaso

Drinking Soda During This Weather May Damage Kidneys 07/06/2022

Drinking Soda During This Weather May Damage Kidneys

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Drinking Soda During This Weather May Damage Kidneys Recent research demonstrates the acute deleterious effects of soda on your kidney function when used to quench your thirst in this particular weather.

3 Common Toxins That Impact Your Lifespan 06/29/2022

3 Common Toxins That Impact Your Lifespan

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Also learn about how we have helped thousands over the last 25 years avoid the potential permanent complications with spinal surgery with the FDA approved medical procedure called VAX-D Avoid Surgery , call us today 724-935-3300 and visit our websites www.americanbackcenters.com and www.pittsburghdisccenter.com

3 Common Toxins That Impact Your Lifespan Exposure to toxins in the environment can affect your health in different ways. Avoiding them may help reduce your risk for disease in the future.

The Unseen Side Effect of Taking Statins 06/29/2022

The Unseen Side Effect of Taking Statins

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Also learn about how we have helped thousands over the last 25 years avoid the potential permanent complications with spinal surgery with the FDA approved medical procedure called VAX-D Avoid Surgery , call us today 724-935-3300 and visit our websites www.americanbackcenters.com and www.pittsburghdisccenter.com

The Unseen Side Effect of Taking Statins A recent study showed that taking statins increases your risk of this disease by 38%. What are the factors involved in this?

The Most Common Type of Wrist Pain? 06/16/2022

The Most Common Type of Wrist Pain?

The Most Common Type of Wrist Pain? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a very common problem and one of the leading causes of work-related injuries. This is partially due to the advancement in technology coupled with the dramatic increase in the pace of work performance in recent decades (1). The carpal tunnel is a small space in the

Carpal Tunnel and Computer Work 06/16/2022

Carpal Tunnel and Computer Work

Carpal Tunnel and Computer Work Approximately two-thirds of employees from industrialized nations use a computer on a daily basis and one in five spend at least 75% of their total work time behind a computer. It’s no wonder so many people suffer from  carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in addition to neck, should

The Neck and Headache Connection 06/16/2022

The Neck and Headache Connection

The Neck and Headache Connection Patients with headaches also commonly complain of neck pain. This relationship is the rule, not the exception; therefore, in order to achieve optimum results, treatment for headaches must include treatment of the neck. There are many anatomical reasons why neck problems result in headaches. Some

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