Breathing happens without us noticing it most of the time. But, in this coughing, cold air, winter allergy season, breathing can seem a difficult and painful action causing rib and back pain. Here’s the normal physiology of breathing, why it can cause pain, and how to treat andRead More >
Neck and Back
Neck or back pain relief with chiropractic care. Neck and arm pain, chronic pain, headache, migraine, low back pain, sciatica, herniated disc, bulging disc, scoliosis, poor posture, arthritis, we can help.
The neck has the important job of holding up the human head, which weighs about 12 lbs. It offers profound support while also allowing you to move your head in all directions. But, our actions can wear away at the structural support or ability to move and cause neck pain.Read More >
The Sciatic Nerve is the longest nerve in the whole body. Nerve roots from multiple levels of the low back come together to travel down the leg and supply information like movement and pain to and from the brain. Many patients use the word “sciatica” generally, but it technically refers to a setRead More >
If you’ve got LOW BACK PAIN you are not alone. 80% of people have low back pain at some point in their adult lives. And, much of our population pops a pain pill every day. But, a recent research study may stop and give you pause. The Paracetamol forRead More >
A new study from the peer-reviewed journal, JMPT, was just released showing that a large percentage of acute and importantly chronic lumbar disc herniation patients treated with chiropractic spinal manipulation reported clinically relevant improvement. Significant improvement for all outcomes at all time points was reported. At 3 months, 90.5% ofRead More >
Headaches and Chiropractic 9 of 10 Americans suffer with headaches. Some are occasional and others daily. Some people’s headaches are dull and achy, or throbbing and pulsing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. Research shows that chiropractic adjustments are effective treatment option for tension headaches and headaches thatRead More >
Source: J Amer Chiropr Assoc 2013 Sept-Oct;50(5):48-49 Abstract: Years ago, patients with arthritis were told to slow down, do less, and accept the inevitable. These days, that advice is out the window. Years ago, doctors hardly ever told rheumatoid arthritis patients to “go take a hike” or “go forRead More >
Everyday I see patients with neck pain and neck tension. With the chiropractic adjustment, their neck pain and tension disappears! It’s truly amazing! Why do people get neck pain?
At the beginning of the school year, I always think about scoliosis. I picture school nurses in white tights and hats having children bend over in procession looking for deviant spines. But, it’s not 1950. And, good thing! We’ve learned a lot about scoliosis and treatment since then. As a chiropractor, I approach treatingRead More >
Did your mom ever tell you to sit up tall? Say, “Thank you!” Posture is essential for good health. Most of us have bad posture habits when it comes to sitting, driving, working, and most everything else. What is posture? Good posture is a the correct alignment ofRead More >