Back Pain

Whiplash and Muscle Weakness

Please often discount how significant of an injury whiplash really can be. I wanted to take a moment to shine a different light on this important subject. Whiplash, as previously discussed, occurs quicker than the speed at which we can voluntarily contract our muscles in attempt to guard ourselves against injury. Hence, it is nearly […]

Low Back Pain: What Are Your Treatment Goals?

Low back pain (LBP) has been a challenge to treat for centuries and evidence exists that back pain has been a concern since the origins of man. Chiropractic offers one of the most patient satisfying and fastest treatment approaches available. But, when you go to a chiropractor, there seems to be a lot of different […]

Chiropractic is Core to Serious Athletes

Today I’d like to start a series in that I speak to and about athletes and the role their Chiropractor plays.  Ladies and gentlemen, it is a VITAL role in your performance.  If you are not utilizing a chiropractor as a part of your team, I’m going to go as far as to say that […]

Trigger Points and Pain

Trigger points are persistent, localized muscle spasms that can cause a great deal of pain.1,2,3 Trigger points alone may be responsible for many cases of neck pain, upper back pain, and lower back pain. This relationship is fairly common knowledge among physicians who treat pain, including chiropractors, rheumatologists, and physiatrists (doctors of physical medicine). What […]

Fears of Chiropractic: Do you share these fears?

I’ve been a Chiropractor for over 10 years now (time really flies when you’re having fun), and I’ve heard many things during consolations.  Today, I’m going to share with you 2 of the fears that I hear. Perhaps you can identify with them. Fear #1 – “I might be made worse.” I completely understand this […]

Car Accidents and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

When you woke up today, you thought this was like any other Friday. You’re on your way to work, and traffic is flowing smoother than normal.  Suddenly, someone crashes into the back end of your car and you feel your head extend back over the headrest and then rebound forwards, almost hitting the steering with […]

Low Back Pain and Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a term used to describe a curvature of the spine that is not “normal.”  The normal curves of the spine include an inward curve in the low back and neck and an outward curve in the mid-back when looking at the person from the side (“sagittal plane”).  However, there should NOT be any […]

No Movement and Your Back Pain

After 6 months of seminars and travel I feel I am now able to get back to blogging. I’m excited to share with you some thought and ideas that I’ve had over the months… and I think you’ll find these interesting as well. Today I’d like to share with you some interesting findings in some […]