Blog Articles

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

We all know drinking water is important, but do we really understand what it means to be hydrated and how to know if you’re drinking to little or too much water.
Jul 28th, 2022

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Knee Pain

You rely on your knees countless times each day. From walking and biking to gardening and even simply sitting down, you use your knees to move through life. And when your knees hurt, you notice.
Jun 27th, 2022

Should You Use Ice or Heat for Pain?

Many times, we injure ourselves and don’t really know what we did, we just know we’re in pain.I see so much confusion from patients about when to use hot or cold for their pain. In this blog we’re going to explain the benefits of each and when to use them.
May 11th, 2022

5 Reasons You Really Should Consider Seeing a Chiropractor

Whether you struggle with a chronic condition that causes pain, like arthritis, throw your back out suddenly, or undergo surgery such as knee replacement, one type of non-invasive, gentle therapy can make a dramatic difference — chiropractic care.
Feb 23rd, 2022

Sciatica Helped by Chiropractor in Lowell Indiana

Sciatica is a condition that is often misdiagnosed and attributed to any intense lower back pain. Any pain in the lower back that limits your movement or stops you from enjoying life requires attention, but not all lower back pain is sciatic pain.
Dec 28th, 2021

BEAT THE HOLIDAY STRESS!

The holiday season may be one of the most cheerful and joyous times of the year, with family gatherings, celebrations, food, and fun, however, many find themselves in an overwhelming state of stress.
Dec 23rd, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions About Red Light Therapy

Now that it is finally warming up, many patients are wanting to lose weight and feel a little more confident in their bodies. Here are the most frequently asked questions about our Red Light Therapy.
Jul 5th, 2021

Long Term Effects of Sitting

Many of us sit while driving to work, sit at a desk at work, then go home and then sit and watch TV or eat dinner. Sitting a lot can contribute to poor flexibility and mobility. In this post, we are going to go explain the effects of a sedentary lifestyle.
Jul 2nd, 2021

12 Signs You Need A Detox

Toxins are harmful substances that are derived from food, water, cleaning products, and other environmental sources that we are exposed to regularly. That can affect all of the systems of our bodies and how they function.
Jun 17th, 2020

Shoveling Snow? Be Careful

When snow, ice and frigid winds blast into town, watch out.  If your body is not in condition, the common winter chore of snow shoveling can present the potential for things like spasms, strains, sprains and other health problems.
Feb 26th, 2020

Think a “Fender Bender” can’t damage your spine?

A Chiropractic Evaluation is Beneficial After a Car Accident. When the body is subjected to the forces that occur in a motor vehicle accident, there is always some level of injury sustained by the person involved. To learn more about this injury read on.
Jan 29th, 2020

Anti-Aging: It’s Not Just about What You Put on Your Skin

If you’re like us, anti-aging products are confusing! Thankfully, the powerful benefits of a healthy diet along with natural solutions can help take the confusion out. When you think of chiropractic, you probably think of caring for your back exclusively.
Oct 26th, 2022

Are You at risk for Getting Arthritis?

There are more than 100 different kinds of arthritis. Around 33 million Americans have osteoarthritis, which is the most common type. Anyone can develop arthritis, but there are certain factors that could increase your risk of this chronic condition.
Nov 12th, 2021

Do I have a frozen shoulder?

We've had patients inquiring about how we treat frozen shoulder at R2 Wellness. After an initial visit with Dr. Casey, a shoulder exam is performed and you are diagnosed, a program consisting of chiropractic and physical therapy will be created for you.
Oct 20th, 2021

Backpack Safety

Now we are about a month or so into the school year and we are all starting to settle into the school rhythm. But now is also when we start to see the symptoms of bad postures from desks and the computers at school. When do we look at their backpack?
Sep 28th, 2021

What to expect at your first visit to the chiropractor

So, let’s just say you “Googled” and did a general search “chiropractor near me” or simply, “chiropractor”. Maybe you just searched by your symptom “sciatica” or “headaches” and you’ve landed on our page. In this blog, I'll explain what you can expect.
Sep 16th, 2021

Benefits of Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a customized program to restore strength, mobility, and vitality. Whether you are living with a chronic pain condition or recovering from injury or surgery, rehab could help you feel better faster. Learn the benefits here.
Aug 5th, 2021

Are You Tired of Neck Pain? Are You Looking for Help?

Out of 300 conditions, neck pain was the fourth most common in the Global Burden of Disease Study. Neck pain can have causes that are not due to underlying disease. We created a simple quiz to give to your doctor when you are ready to live pain-free.
May 27th, 2021

Understanding Whiplash

People who are in car accidents can suffer a lot more than a car in the body shop. In this post, we are going to explain what symptoms should prompt you to schedule an appointment to establish if your symptoms you are experiencing are whiplash or not.
Apr 9th, 2021

Why do I need a knee brace?

If you have recently injured your knee or have been experiencing some sort of knee pain, your doctor may have recommended a knee brace to you. In this post, we will discuss the benefits of knee braces, and how to choose the right brace for your condition.
Mar 3rd, 2021

Do I really need custom orthotics?

Whether you suffer from low back pain, knee pain, foot pain, shin splints or tendonitis a balanced foundation may be necessary for realigning a misalignment and that’s where custom orthotics come in.
Jan 28th, 2021

Don't Settle For Life’s Aches & Pains

Rehabilitation is a crucial element of recovery following orthopedic surgery or injury. Targeted exercises rebuild strength, increase mobility, and speed healing, but did you know that rehabilitation offers benefits beyond recovery from surgery or injury?
Nov 29th, 2020

Immune System 101

There has been an overwhelming amount of content over the last year about your immune system in the media and news and we wanted to dispel a few myths and educate our patients about what they can do to strengthen and protect their family's immune systems.
Oct 15th, 2020

Alkaline Water: What you need to know

Alkaline water and its benefits are one of the newer trends to have made its way into the already overcrowded wellness and healthy eating world. Drinking Alkaline water, it is said, offers more health benefits than one. It helps slow down the aging process
Sep 15th, 2020

Why isn’t my shoulder pain going away?

Shoulder pain is a common ache in the U.S. By some estimates, as many as 67% of people experience shoulder discomfort at some point over the course of their lives. But, where do you turn when it's lingering and just not going away?
Sep 2nd, 2020

FAQ’S ABOUT SCIATICA

Sciatica occurs when the sciatic nerve becomes compressed or irritated. This condition can be extremely painful for the patient, but effective treatment is available. R2 Wellness Centers provides treatment to patients struggling with sciatica in Lowell.
Aug 18th, 2020

Our thoughts on COVID-19

We wanted to detail some of our sanitation and cleaning measures for you, as we all try to make wise, positive choices. We also want to empower you with peace and trust in our bodies’ innate intelligence, arming you with information. 
Mar 13th, 2020

When do I need to see a doctor about knee pain?

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects men, women, and children. Sometimes it’s the result of a sports-related injury or accident, while other times, it develops due to a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis or an infection.
Jan 14th, 2020