Whiplash and Treatment Delay: Does it Matter?

This gallery contains 1 photo.

  When a person is involved in a car accident, the inevitable question comes up: should I see a doctor? In most cases the answer is yes. But why is this important?           A collision between two vehicles imparts a considerable amount of force on the body and spine. Even in low speed collisions, the […]

“Reptition Restores. . .”

This gallery contains 1 photo.

If your hand was taped in one position for years, and someone cut the tape off and tried to move it, what do you think would happen?  Your hand would snap back to the position it was stuck in for all that time.  But with repetition – normal movement and alignment can be restored.  The same goes for your spine. […]

“I Keep Taking Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen and My Migraines Are Getting Worse, Not Better?”

         It is difficult to not know someone who suffers from chronic headaches or migraines. In 2004, the percentage of adults who experienced a severe headache or migraine during the preceding 3 months was 18%. Migraine headaches, which are characterized by painful, disabling, and recurring symptoms, have no known proven cause, treatment, or cure. They […]

“What Jobs Cause a Bad Back and What Can I Do About It?”

   Back problems are commonplace in society. It is important to ask if there might be certain risk factors for back injury that should be avoided if possible. While we cannot pick our genetic make-up or even our current occupation (for most of us), how we interact with our daily tasks can be the difference […]

“Why Is It That My Usual Stretches Don’t Seem To Help My Back Pain Anymore?”

  Like most health conditions, low back pain is a chronic problem. Patients with low back pain typically suffer off and on for years. Back pain seems to come on when we overexert or do something out of the ordinary, such as moving boxes or when returning to a sport we have not tried since […]

Low Back Problems and Their Cause

    Low back pain for many of us is somewhat of a middle age problem. Lots of sufferers begin to seek chiropractic care in their 30’s and 40’s and wonder how it all happened. Perhaps it was a sneeze, a long drive, or gardening in the yard that set the pain off. But you […]

“Walking For A Healthy Back?”

  Scientists who have the studied the architecture of the spine have concluded it is meant for walking. That may come as a surprise since we humans do very little walking these days. Our lives, over thousands and millions of years have gone from a day filled with walking and searching for food, to one […]