What Causes Fibromyalgia to Flair Up?

woman holding her neck because of fibromyalgia pain

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread pain throughout the entire body. Fibromyalgia pain can also cause sleep problems, fatigue, and mental or emotional distress. Patients with fibromyalgia are often more sensitive to pain than those who do not have fibromyalgia. This is referred to as abnormal pain perception processing. Fibromyalgia affects about 4 million… Read More


What Causes Arthritis?

man holding his wrist because of arthritis pain

While there are many different types of arthritis, the two major categories are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Each of these arthritis types has different causes. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. It is the result of wear-and-tear to the joints. When joints do not move properly (most commonly due to an alignment issue), they… Read More


A Painful Shot Across The Bow

business woman sitting at desk while holding pain from sudden pain

The four most dangerous words a person can say when it comes to their health are, “It will go away.” How many times do you feel something is wrong or different with your body and hope that it will just go away? You aren’t sure what it is, but you know it’s not normal, and… Read More


Digestive Stress

woman laying on bed holding her stomach from digestive stress

Digestive stress is something that people experience all too frequently. People blame digestive stress on many different factors: changing diet, change in sleep patterns, fibromyalgia, headaches, or even a change in work habits. Although these factors may be partly to blame, there is often another underlying cause in the spine and nervous system. Yes, you… Read More


Is Arthritis Normal as You Age?

woman holding back in need of chiropractor

There seems to be a common misunderstanding when it comes to arthritis and age. Time and time again, people tell me that they are developing arthritis in their joints due to getting older. Is arthritis inevitable as you age? Not at all! There is a difference between something being common and something being normal. Take… Read More


Can a Chiropractor Help My Posture?

two men with poor posture in need of a chiropractor

Posture has become a focal point over the last several decades and rightly so. With the advent of computers and handheld devices, posture has become a significant health measure. However, posture is all too often an overlooked metric when it comes to a person’s overall health. It has been said that “You can’t tell a… Read More


Finding the Right Chiropractor Near You

Google map showing location of Auger Family Chiropractic

You have probably used your computer or phone to search for a “chiropractor near me”. Using your voice for search is at an all-time high. But when looking for a chiropractor in Greenville that is near you, what do you actually know about them? The one thing you know is they are convenient, but beyond… Read More


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