Category Archives: Chiropractic

Traction for Low Back Pain

When it comes to a condition like low back pain, the care a patient receives can depend on case history and examination findings, as well as the doctor’s training and treatment preferences. For the patient with a lumbar disk pathology, … Continue reading

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Five Things Many People Don’t Know About Whiplash

It’s estimated that more than two million Americans sustain a whiplash injury each year. Despite the prevalence of the condition, the general population doesn’t know much about it. Here are five important things everyone should know about whiplash. 1) Whiplash … Continue reading

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Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Be Hereditary?

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a disorder caused by compression of the median nerve that alters the nerve’s function (neuropathy), leading to pain and numbness/tingling (paresthesia) primarily on the palm-side of the wrist and hand.  While factors like hormonal changes … Continue reading

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COULD IT ALL BE IN MY JAW?

At the best of times, our bodies work like well-oiled machines. We don’t even have to think about the movements our joints make to get us through daily life, from knees bending as we walk to our jaws opening and … Continue reading

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Linked to Migraine Headaches

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition caused by compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist that’s characterized by pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness in select parts of the hand.  The result of a 2019 study … Continue reading

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Spinal Manipulation and Headaches

  Cervicogenic headache (CGH) refers to headaches caused by dysfunction in the neck, and expects estimate that 18% of chronic headache patients have cervicogenic headaches.  Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is a form of treatment most commonly provided by doctors of … Continue reading

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9 Risk Factors for Developing Sciatica

Sciatica is a common pain problem that affects about 5% of adults. Sciatica is a symptom rather than a specific diagnosis: sciatic pain can have a number of different causes, and getting a proper diagnosis is key in getting relief from this … Continue reading

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Whiplash and Mid-Back Pain – How Can This Happen?

Research regarding whiplash or whiplash associated disorders (WAD) classically focuses on neck pain; however, the data show acute thoracic spine / mid-back (MBP) occurs in 66% of WAD injures with 23% still complaining of MBP at one-year post-injury. It’s easy … Continue reading

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Low Back Pain

Doctors of chiropractic offer a non-surgical, treatment protocol for both acute and chronic low back pain (LBP), as do several other healthcare delivery systems. However, due to patient preference and a rising concern for potentially harmful side-effects, many LBP patients … Continue reading

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Is It My Low Back Or My Hip?

When patients present with low back pain, it is not uncommon for pain to arise from areas other than the low back, such as the hip. There are many tissues in the low back and hip region that are susceptible … Continue reading

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