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 […]

Chronic Headaches and the Pill Industry

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The advertisements are everywhere, at the supermarket, gas station, billboards, or TV, compelling us to ingest another pill for an ill. Nowhere is this more prominent than in the pain pill industry. We are told that simple pain relievers really do the trick to make that nasty headache go away. But have you ever thought about how […]

Neck and Arm Pain – The Herniated Disk?

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  Patients who present with neck pain along with arm numbness, pain, and/or weakness, often ask, “…what’s causing this pain down my arm?” The condition is often caused from a bulging or herniated disk pinching a nerve in the neck. The cause of this complaint can include both trauma as well as non-traumatic events. In […]

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 […]

Headaches in Children

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  Ouch! Did you know that 96% of children experienced some acute pain in the previous month? Headache, at 78%, is the most common type of pain reported. You may not have known that your child was experiencing pain. Sometimes children will show behavioral changes rather than complain of head pain. One study tested parents’ knowledge […]

The Neck is Your Life Line

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  The nervous system is the master control network for your body, directing virtually every function and action, from monitoring your life needs, to precisely responding to threats to your health. Each system, from your heart and blood vessels, to your digestive and immune systems, is directed through nerve impulses originating in your brain or […]

Many Medical Doctors Recommending Chiropractic Care For Back Pain Relief

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Harvard Study: Low Back Pain Patients Significantly More Satisfied With Chiropractic Than Conventional Medical Care. At the 17th annual North American Spine Society meeting, three medical doctors defended Chiropractic by citing a Harvard study that found low back pain patients were significantly more satisfied with Chiropractic treatments compared to conventional medical care. After researching “myths,” […]

The Many Functions of Your Nervous System

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    Every movement, smell, taste, touch, sound, thought, and dream has its origin in the nervous system. Every function of your body, both voluntarily and involuntarily is controlled, at least in part, by your nervous system. To better understand how the nervous system works, it is necessary to discuss what makes up the nervous […]

How Do MD’s View Chiropractic?

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In the mid 1980’s, a political event spurred a change regarding the medical community‘s outward disrespect of chiropractors when the AMA (American Medical Association) was sued for anti-trust violations and the chiropractors won! For the first time, the public, open anti-chiropractic slander that appeared on billboards, in magazine articles, and in TV/radio advertisements was prohibited. In […]

Could Neck Problems Be Affected By Your Posture?

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While most of us have a look in the mirror at least once a day, few of us look at our appearance from a different angle, such as from the side. But, the view from the side can be quite revealing if you suffer from chronic neck pain. First, note the position of your head in […]