Tag: chiropractor

Sensible advice to help you avoid stress fractures from running courtesy of Runners World magazine.

Sensible advice to help you avoid stress fractures from running courtesy of Runners World magazine. Runners who are training for their next race are always prone to injuries.   One of the most dreaded is the stress fracture that often can occur in the foot or in the lower leg.   While there are other types of stress fractures such as those in the pelvis, they are much more rare. Some running injuries occur by falls or improper steps on uneven pavement or trails, but stress fractures are insidious and develop over time. Stress fractures are more prone to occur when increasing Read More »

Are chiropractors doctors? Maybe you need a primary spine physician such as a chiropractor.

Are chiropractors doctors? Maybe you need a primary spine physician such as a chiropractor. A common question people ask is “are chiropractor’s doctors”? Here is what you need to know about chiropractic physicians. According to Wikipedia, “A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments. Physicians may focus their practice on certain disease categories, types of patients and methods of treatment—known as specialities—or they may assume responsibility for the provision of continuing Read More »

Considering surgery and Opioids for pain control afterwards? The latest research suggests you should see a chiropractor first.

Considering surgery and Opioids for pain control afterwards?  The latest research suggests you should see a chiropractor first. Having been told to you need surgery is traumatic, since it requires you to adjust your life around a surgical procedure that can leave you in pain for weeks to come.   Surgery can affect your job, your life and your relationships as well, since you will need someone to take you there, watch over you and most likely, give you opioid pain medication while you recover.  It is also expensive, once you factor in the facility fee, anesthesia and of course the post and Read More »

Your clogged ear may be a jaw and eustachian tube problem; so why is your doctor giving you prednisone?

Your clogged ear may be a jaw and eustachian tube problem; so why is your doctor giving you prednisone? He visited our office for a follow-up after he had severe neck pain that did not resolve for a few days.   This patient had previously visited us for a lower back problem that had improved over the past few months. As we spoke, he mentioned that his right ear had felt clogged, and that his doctor had again recommended prednisone, after evaluating his ears.  Other than the sensation of a clogged ear which was annoying on his right side, he had Read More »

New study adds to evidence that chiropractic manual manipulation offers the most effective relief of lower back pain

New study adds to evidence that chiropractic manual manipulation offers the most effective relief of lower back pain Chiropractic patients always knew that the shortest and least complicated path to relief of lower back pain was a good chiropractic adjustment by hands of a skilled practitioner. Many studies have suggested that chiropractic is the best choice for a lower back pain sufferer who wants the fastest relief of pain, and recently, Consumer Reports and Bottom Line Personal both recommended chiropractic for lower back problems over medical care of physical therapy. The newest stud in the journal Spine says that manual Read More »