The Most Important Principles For Staying Young: Building a Bigger Brain

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Dr. Michael F. Roizen Co-Author of 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers including: YOU Staying Young. The Owner’s Manual For Extending Your Warranty (Free Press)             What do your favorite wool sweater, your retirement savings account, and your brain have in common? They’re all better off if they don’t shrink! But the brains of the 79 […]

Carpal Tunnel

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                               TheSpineDoctor Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – MD vs. DC. Who Should I See?            Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a very common problem affecting a large population (1 out of 20 in the […]

Do Chiropractors Help Patients With Headaches?

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YOU MAY BE A CANDIDATE FOR CHIROPRACTIC CARE FOR HEADACHES!  FOR A FREE NO-OBLIGATION CONSULTATION CALL 309-268-9000.            This seems like an easy question to answer, doesn’t it? The answer of course being, YES!!! However, there are many people who suffer with headaches who have never been to a chiropractor or have not even ever […]

Fibromyalgia and Neurotransmission

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                                TheSpineDoctor Neurotransmission is the method by which nerves “speak” to each other so impulses can be sent from one part of your body to the brain and back. For example, when […]

Whiplash Avoidance

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care!  For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000.                                TheSpineDoctor PAY ATTENTION WHILE YOU DRIVE. Too often, we get distracted while driving. Any time our eyes leave the road, the potential for an accident increases significantly. This can occur when […]

Low Back Pain and Sleep

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You may be a candidate for Chiropractic care! For a free no-obligation consultation call 309-268-9000. TheSpineDoctor For the last 2 months, we’ve discussed the importance of sleep and its effect on low back pain (LBP). Last month, we offered 9 ways to improve sleep quality, and this month we will conclude this topic with 11 […]

Fibromyalgia: What Is It And How Do Different Doctors Deal With It?

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At least 2% of the United States population or six million people, mostly women, have a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. This is a chronic (long-term) disease, which is characterized by widespread pain of at least three months duration, and includes the legs or arms, and the spine. There have to be at least 11 tender spots at […]

Long-Term Results for Neck Injury

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A neck injury such as a pulled muscle or a “knot” in the muscle is something we’ve all experienced. These little aches and pains usually go away on their own, or with a little massage from a loved one. But sometimes the neck injury is more substantial, such as in a whiplash or sports injury. In these […]

Manipulation vs. Other Treatments?

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  Mechanical neck pain affects an estimated 70% of people at some point in their lives. Many different treatment approaches are available for neck pain, making it very difficult for those suffering from neck pain to know which treatment approach(es) to choose. Research in this topic has revealed some very interesting information that places chiropractic […]

Have You Ever Had A…Sinus Headache?

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    There are a lot of different kinds of headaches and what causes them can range from the mundane (too little sleep) to the dangerous (a brain tumor). Some of the most common types of head pain are tension-type and migraine. If commercials on television are any indication, sinus problems including headaches, also seem to […]