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Are Your Hips Causing Your Low Back Pain?

One of the most common ailments we hear in our office is low back pain.  Low back pain affects 80% of the population at some point in their life and a third suffer from it every year. Most common cause of low back pain is lumbar joint restriction, caused by repetitive strain or poor posture. [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Do You Have a Selfie Spine or a Healthy Spine?

For those of you that are reality TV fans and have been following the Kardashians, you know that Kim was recently diagnosed with carpal tunnel from doing too many selfies.  In our clinic, we see a lot of patients coming in with a diagnose of carpal tunnel.  As we investigate and talk through their history, [...]

By |October 5th, 2018|0 Comments

What is Happening When My Back or Neck is Sore?

Most people are not involved in traumatic events, like a car accident. In this case, the trauma can cause obvious pain through broken bones or torn tissue. We hear from many chiropractic patients that “nothing happened”, “I didn’t do anything”, or "I must have slept funny". The explanation: repetitive micro-trauma.  Micro-trauma occurs throughout activities of daily living. All the things we [...]

By |March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Inflammation & Pain: Good or Bad?

First let’s look at inflammation. Many people think that inflammation is a bad thing. Well sometimes it is and sometimes not. A knee jerk reaction is to take an anti-inflammatory right away, but stop and think your body is inflamed for a reason. Do you know what that reason is? Acute Inflammation The acute inflammatory [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

How to Foam Roll for Maximum Pain Relief

Foam Rolling is a form of self-myofascial release or self-massage. Using a foam roller allows you to target specific areas that only you can feel and helps you to release muscle tension and trigger points.  Benefits of foam rolling include: Better range of motion and increased flexibility Prevent injury Increased blood circulation which improves overall [...]

By |January 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Fibromyalgia

Restoring connections to fight the chaos of fibromyalgia Patients with this syndrome have been turning to chiropractic care in increasing numbers over the years to treat the neck pain, back pain and leg cramps that often accompany fibromyalgia. Many have found that a few adjustments to the neck and spine can greatly relieve the chronic [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Text Neck: The Cell Phone Strikes Back

Smartphone usage is causing an increase in repetitive -strain injuries such as "text-neck and "cell-phone-elbow". Whether you’re typing, swiping or tapping, people are stressing an array of muscles, nerves, and tendons. Movements that might seem harmless can cause all kinds of problems when done repeatedly. Reports show that 85% of younger Americans already have smartphones. [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis treatment with Chiropractic Care The plantar fascia is a fibrous band that runs the bottom of your foot from your heels to your toes. Plantar fasciitis means this band is inflamed or torn. The most common causes of plantar fasciitis are fallen arches, prolonged standing, endurance sports, poor shoes or high heels, barefoot, [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Children Make Up 90 Percent of Hospital Emergency Room Visits for Sports-Related Concussions

With all the new information and public awareness about concussions, I knew as a doctor I needed to be prepared and trained to be able to serve the community with the most up to date information possible. I took on the training of PowerPlay in Sports S.A.F.E. GamePlan Program. It provided me with cutting edge, [...]

By |October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

What Could Chiropractic Care Possibly Have To Do With the Flu?

Chiropractic corrects spinal abnormalities called vertebral subluxations that result in interference of the nervous system by placing pressure on nerves. Since the nervous system controls all functions of the body including the immune system chiropractic care can have a positive effect on immune function, WCA officials note. "I would recommend to any person concerned about [...]

By |October 1st, 2016|0 Comments