Category: Neck & Back Pain


Low back pain is one of the common reasons people see a Doctor of Chiropractic. It is also a common reason for missed work. Fortunately, there are just a few common sources of low back pain that can be pinpointed by skillful examination. Three of the most common sources of low back pain include problems… Read more »

Herniated Low Back Disc: what works and what doesn’t

A herniated low back disc is one of the common causes of low back pain. They are more common in those who are 30 to 50 years of age, and twice as common in men verses women. The pain can be localized to the low back or it can also cause leg pain or numbness… Read more »

Poor Posture Increases Disc Herniation

Poor posture or loss of normal neck curve has been linked to a greater chance of a herniated disc. In the neck, the normal curve of the spine is a backwards C-shape. This curve is first developed when we are infants as we learn to hold are heads up. This normal curve balances are head… Read more »

Loss of neck curve and disc herniations

The normal neck curve of the spine is a backwards C-shape called cervical lordosis. This neck curve is the first curve to develop in our spines as babies begin to hold their heads up. As it develops, it increases weight on the individual discs and can be a major site of disc herniation. It has… Read more »

The Right Pillow For A Good Night Rest

It is common for me to hear from a patient with neck pain: “I don’t know, I think I slept wrong.” Or “maybe it’s my pillow.” Both of which could be true! It seems to be that poor sleeping habits or positions are a major contributor to neck pain. They often follow up with “How… Read more »

Your Workstation Could Be The Cause Of Your Pain!

One of the most common causes of headache, neck and back pain can be your office workstation! Sitting hunched over a computer for countless hours every day causes our bodies to stay in a tight rigid position.   This prolonged posture will cause muscle fatigue which can be the first source of pain. After many weeks… Read more »

2 Neck Stretches To Relief Neck Pain

It has been a long day, working at your computer. The burning, aching feeling in your neck and upper back has gradually become worse. What do you do? Reach for the Tylenol or ibuprofen? The answer is no!  Try some simple basic stretches to ease that muscle pain you are suffering. The two basic stretches… Read more »

Spinal Arthritis and Chiropractic

Arthritis: There Is Help! As we get older, it is not uncommon to develop aches and pains, arthritis, that will affect our lifestyle. I’m sure you would agree; It would be wonderful if we could say healthy and active as we age. Well, there is a way! Chiropractic is an excellent part of a healthy… Read more »

Herniated Disc – Chiropractic Proven To Help!

For patient’s suffering with pain from a herniated disc or sciatica, a common treatment is an epidural injection. With this procedure, a doctor uses a needle to inject pain medication and a steroid into the area around the herniated disc or inflamed nerve. The goal is temporary reduction of the pain and inflammation While injections… Read more »

Neck Pain: Research Recommends Chiropractic

10 Years of Research Shows Chiropractic Works! A thorough review of research recommends that people suffering from neck pain should seek chiropractic care! A special neck pain task force, commissioned by the Bone and Joint Decade (2000-2010), conducted a critical survey of the scientific literature published between 1980 and 2006. After extensive scholarly review, the… Read more »