Conditions

The Link Between Whiplash and Fibromyalgia

2019-10-03T10:37:42-04:00

It’s estimated that up to 50% of whiplash associated disorder (WAD) patients will develop chronic symptoms such as neck and upper back pain, headache, dizziness, emotional and cognitive disturbance, referred pain, and physical dysfunctions. Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition that is also characterized by long-term, persistent symptoms such as chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbance, [...]

The Link Between Whiplash and Fibromyalgia2019-10-03T10:37:42-04:00

Great Exercises for Wrist Pain

2019-10-03T10:11:57-04:00

There are many conditions that affect the hand and wrist: tendonitis (strains), ligament injuries (sprains), as well as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). A contributing factor for these conditions is inflammation caused by overuse and repetitive motions. That’s why your doctor of chiropractic recommend taking mini-breaks (30 seconds to one minute) throughout a busy workday to [...]

Great Exercises for Wrist Pain2019-10-03T10:11:57-04:00

Do Cell Phones Cause Horns?

2019-10-03T10:12:47-04:00

It’s not hard to argue that nearly everyone spends too much time on their electronic devices, especially smartphones. You may be familiar with the terms “text neck” or “forward head posture”, but have you heard that excessive cellphone use may cause your body to grow horns?  Could you imagine? LOL If you reach around to [...]

Do Cell Phones Cause Horns?2019-10-03T10:12:47-04:00

Staying Active Helps the Lower Back

2019-10-03T10:07:31-04:00

In the past, patients may have been prescribed bed rest by their family doctor for low back pain. These days, treatment guidelines recommend staying active during the recovery process. Why the change? Ok, it goes like this... There are two types of muscles in the back: the superficial muscles and the deep muscles. The superficial [...]

Staying Active Helps the Lower Back2019-10-03T10:07:31-04:00

Low Back Pain & Poor Hip Mobility…A Common Link

2019-10-02T11:36:58-04:00

Low back pain is, by far, the most common complaint reported today. I rehab hundreds of cases each year, both acute & chronic, and they mostly have one thing in common…poor pelvic/hip mobility.  Before we can discuss what therapies can help, we need to understand what causes our hip to become impaired in the first [...]

Low Back Pain & Poor Hip Mobility…A Common Link2019-10-02T11:36:58-04:00

Neck and Back Stiffness? It could be Facet Syndrome

2019-04-15T14:24:06-04:00

Shockingly, 8 out of 10 Americans will suffer from neck and low back pain sometime during their life, with facet syndrome accounting for a large percentage of these symptoms. A recent study on low back pain showed involvement of one or more facet joints in 79% of the patients. Many individuals with facet syndrome will [...]

Neck and Back Stiffness? It could be Facet Syndrome2019-04-15T14:24:06-04:00

Conservative and Non-Invasive Treatment for Hip Pain

2016-09-22T16:00:32-04:00

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 285,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States. As many as 60 percent of patients who opt for hip replacement surgery will end up with clots in the deep veins, clots which pose a serious risk of death or disability. [...]

Conservative and Non-Invasive Treatment for Hip Pain2016-09-22T16:00:32-04:00

What is Laser Therapy?

2019-04-15T14:25:40-04:00

You have seen it advertised in just about every magazine, on T.V. and on highway billboards.  So the big question is, what is laser therapy and why is it used?  Much like many other tools used by chiropractic physicians to assist in relieving acute and chronic pain, laser therapy offers a non-invasive, non-painful, not to [...]

What is Laser Therapy?2019-04-15T14:25:40-04:00