Archive for August 2017

Keeping My Back in Shape for Gardening Chores in the Spring

After a long winter of not doing much, I went outside and was readying the garden for spring planting. We really prefer our fresh produce over what the store considers fresh. We like to can pickles from a spicy seasoning mix I make too. However, hitting the ground running this spring with all the rototilling and digging left my back hurting. When it would not go away, I started to look at chiropractors in Huntington NY to see who would take me as a new patient.

I thought I just pulled something while using the rototiller, but it looks like I ended up knocking my back out of alignment and pinching a nerve. It would ache, burn and bother me nonstop. I put up with it for a week before consulting a chiropractor. I was taking over-the-counter painkillers at the maximum dose every day, and I wanted to stop that too. Read the rest of this entry »