With the first week of school underway, there are bound to be a few new items that will be either coming home with your child or going to school with them. While this seems rather harmless, research shows that more than 50 percent of young people experience at least one episode of lower back pain by their teenage years and that this could be caused, to a great extent, by improper use of backpacks.Read More
Headaches are a common complaint from patients and can greatly affect ones quality of life. Headaches can originate from the neck—cervical spine—and can be associated to posture. There is really no one ‘good posture’ because our bodies are meant to be moving frequently. Prolonged positioning leads to decreased joint mobility, muscle soreness/stiffness and can predispose an individual to develop osteoarthritis. This pain can be seen in a variety of areas but a few common hot spots are the neck, shoulders, mid back and jawRead More
Common tendonitis’ are tennis elbow, golfers elbow, rotator cuff, and patellar (knee cap) to name a few. These can be caused be overuse—work environments/sports—or in some causes the onset can be initiated with a trauma. There is often a biomechanical issue up or down stream from the issue that can lead to the prolonged recovery.Read More
Spinal manipulation may have been around for thousands of years; however,
chiropractic was founded in 1895 by Daniel David Palmer (D.D. Palmer). Palmer
created the term “chiropractic” (done by hand) which is derived from the Greek words
“chiro” meaning “hand” and “praxis” to do.