Tag: Chiropractic

Permanent Injury From Whiplash – X-ray Proof

Proof Of Permanent Injury Common Permanent injury is common for many people who suffer a whiplash type injury!  Typically, they are told it is only soft tissue and they cannot have a permanent injury. Unfortunately, this is far from the truth! It is common for the insurance adjusters to belittle soft tissue injuries as having… Read more »

Sciatica – Get Relief With Chiropractic

Sciatica can be distracting to severe pain that starts in the lower back and runs down the back of one or both legs. The good news: Chiropractic care has proven to be quite effective! Sciatica most commonly affects those who are in their 40’s and 50’s. Typically beginning with acute or sharp pain in the… Read more »

Over Use Injury: Treatment & Prevention

Athletes of all levels who are involved in a variety of sports are aware of the potential for injury. There are two basic types of injuries: acute injuries and over use injuries. Acute injuries are usually the result of a single, traumatic event such as a fall, tackle, hit or rapid twist. This type of… Read more »

Forward Head Syndrome

The human head weighs between 8-10 pounds.  In a neutral posture position the head feels as if it weighs nothing because the body is perfectly balanced. But for every one inch the head moves forward, away from the neutral balanced posture, the head feels as if it’s weight has doubled. This is to the effects… Read more »

Headaches

Source: American Chiropractic Association If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry… Read more »

Delayed Pain From An Auto Accident

With the rain recently in St Louis, many have experienced auto accidents. Thankfully, most only suffer damage to their vehicles. While many individuals do not initially report injuries, there are those who gradually develop symptoms in the following days. Once the adrenaline from the original shock wears off they begin to notice the areas that… Read more »

Why Choose Chiropractic Care?

Many today are tired of suffering from chronic pain and are looking for safe alternative to drugs or surgery. Quality chiropractic care provides a wonderful option for those suffering from: whiplash, neck or back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder issues, arm or leg pain/numbness and many other conditions. Many research studies have demonstrated that quality… Read more »

Youth Pitching Injuries On The Rise!

Youth pitching injuries are on the rise, based on a 3 year study by Joseph Guettler, M.D. Despite pitching limits, serious injuries have risen to the point they are occurring 16 times more often than 30 years ago! Based on the research, Dr Guettler surmised the following reasons for the increase: 1. Some pitchers pitched… Read more »

Scoliosis – More Than Bad Posture!

What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine,  causing the spine to curve or twist into a “C” or “S” shape when viewed from the back of the patient. Scoliosis Facts The most common type is Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (scoliosis of unknown cause). Frequently occurs after the age of 10. More common… Read more »

Is Your Computer Workstation Hurting Your Child?

Advice For Parents: Children Need to Practice Good Computer Ergonomics, Too from the American Chiropractic Association At least 70 percent of America’s 30 million elementary school students use computers, according to a recent New York Times article. As a result of this increased usage, doctors of chiropractic are treating more young patients suffering from the… Read more »