Conditions Treated

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Ergonomics

The word, “Ergonomics” is thrown around a lot when it comes to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). The term ergonomics comes from the Greek ergon, meaning “work”, and nomos, meaning “natural laws.” By definition, ergonomics means, “…the study of efficiency in working environments.” Wikipedia describes it as, “…the study of designing equipment and devices that fit […]

Fibromyalgia: Why Water Exercises?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition associated with tight, sore muscles but no one REALLY knows where FM comes from or why it picks on certain people and not others.  Some feel it’s caused by lack of sleep, specifically deep sleep, eventually resulting in chronically tight muscles. Others theorize it’s the underlying stress of a person’s […]

Why Chiropractic is a Right Choice for Car Accident Injuries – 3 Things You Need to Know

Locally it has been raining quite a bit.  Just yesterday on my drive I saw over six accidents – 4 of which were major accidents.  Major meaning flipped cars, multiple cars involved, and/or a four lane freeway reduced to 2 lanes.  Needless that say, traffic was terrible, but I’d rather be safe than sorry.  It […]

Scoliosis and Chiropractic

As a Chiropractor, I’m often asked how scoliosis can affect a person’s health and well-being.  I also am often the first person to inform a patient that they have scoliosis.  That happened today in my Rancho Cucamonga office.  And more often than not, grown adults are completely unaware that they in fact have scoliosis.  So […]

Testimonials

Often is the case that what someone says about you is more powerful than what you say about yourself.  Dr. Ian Porterfield and I would rather have someone else toot our horn, than we toot our own horn. So our staff compiled some video testimonials of patients and doctors and through them together.  It warmed […]

Fibromyalgia – Resources

If you have fibromyalgia chances are that you are hungry for information.  If you are like all of the patients I’ve treated who sufferer from fibromyalgia, you too will appreciate a few sources of information that I’ve have found helpful. #1 – Fibromyalgia Network This site offers a newsletter that I have subscribed to for […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Why Braces?

For those of you who have had Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, you probably know all about braces. These are devices worn on the wrist that stop you from bending the wrist up or down.  They may be worn anytime of the day if they don’t interfere too much with one’s current activity but are especially worn […]

Fibromyalgia – Pain All Over And Exhausted For No Reason

One condition that is frustrating for not only patients but doctors too, is fibromyalgia. I heard the stories of men and women, who at one time were incredibly productive members of society whither into “I can barely get by” survivors unable to produce half of what they did before. I remember when sufferers had not […]

Fibromyalgia: How Do I Know I Have It?

This is the first part of many on a very common condition I see in my offices – Fibromyalgia.  I thought I’d start by sharing an answer to a question I received. “I wake up every morning with this stiff, sore lower back pain.  When I roll over to get out of bed, I feel […]

“Webster Technique” – How Chiropractic Care for the Pregnant Mother Can Be A Godsend

It amazes me that there are some many people out there that still do not realize the benefits chiropractic care provides for the Pregnant month.  So much so that I think we’ll start a series to discuss the top benefits. Before we do that, lets talk about avoiding surgery.  Yup, I said surgery… lets talk […]