Can Decompression Therapy Relieve Your Pain?

If you suffer from persistent back, neck or leg pain, decompression therapy may help you find relief. Also known as spinal decompression, the nonsurgical treatment involves gently and slowly stretching the spine, which alleviates pressure on the spinal discs and promotes the healing process. Decompression therapy is a safe, effective... Read more »

Manual Chiropractic Adjustment vs Medication for Lower Back Pain

If you suffer from acute lower back pain, manual chiropractic adjustments and medication are two of your treatment options. Taking pain medication is easier than scheduling visits to a local chiropractor, but going the simpler route may not be in your best interests. According to a study published in the... Read more »

Will You Need X-Rays at Your First Chiropractic Exam?

The goal of your first chiropractic exam is to determine the right treatment approach to relieving your pain and restoring your mobility. And yes, your chiropractor may take x-rays during the initial consultation. X-rays can be an effective diagnostic tool, as advanced digital imaging reveals structural abnormalities that can affect... Read more »

How Massage Therapy Helps in Chiropractic Treatment

Used in combination, chiropractic treatment and massage therapy create a unique synergy. The combined benefits of these treatments provide patients with a multitude of benefits, helping to relieve pain, expedite healing and improve overall health and well-being. Understanding the benefits of each type of treatment is important but, once you... Read more »

Can a Chiropractor Expedite Personal Injury Recovery?

Seeing a chiropractor for pain related to a personal injury – such as a car accident, slip and fall, workplace injury or defective product-related incident – can help banish your pain and shorten your recovery time. If you sustain an injury in any type of accident, time is of the... Read more »

Manual vs. Instrument-Assisted Chiropractic Adjustments

Chiropractic adjustments use manipulation of the musculoskeletal system – primarily the spine – to improve function and reduce pain and inflammation. For some patients, chiropractors make adjustments manually, using only the hands. In other cases, however, the doctor may utilize specially designed tools or equipment to achieve the desired results.... Read more »

Chiropractic Care for Smartphone Syndrome

Chiropractic care is one of the safest, most effective ways to treat a malady that is striking people of every age today: Smartphone Syndrome. If you’ve never heard of this diagnosis, that’s because it isn’t technically a medical term – but it is real and becoming more common every day,... Read more »

Dietary Deficiencies Can Hurt Your Skeletal System

Did you know that the food you eat (and don't eat) can hurt your skeletal system over time? A poor diet lacking in nutrients can not only harm your bones, but can stress them as well if you are carrying excess weight around. In fact, one of the best things... Read more »

What Do You Know About Spinal Decompression?

If you have spinal disc problems because of a sports injury or car accident, or problems stemming from prolonged movement done at work or even from prolonged hours of sitting that forces fluid out of the discs resulting in degeneration, spinal decompression therapy may be just what our chiropractor ordered!... Read more »

Chiropractic Treatment After Injury From a Car Accident

If you have recently been in a car accident, you know how scary it can be, and not just from an emotional standpoint. Emotionally it can be unsettling and disorienting, but it can also be very painful if you have sustained injuries. Unfortunately, without treatment, physical effects can linger on... Read more »