November 29, 2016
Concussion Did you know that those greatest at risk for a concussion are the young and the elderly? Think about this the next time your little one goes out for pee wee football or your grandmother gets in a car crash. Current research shows that individuals who had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) reveal higher rates of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, depression and ... [Read More]
October 24, 2016
How many of you have suffered from a bout of dizziness, imbalance or incoordination before? There may be a physiological reason for this. These are symptoms rather than conditions and may be caused from a trauma, posture, or other daily stressors. There are three systems in the body that allow the brain, primarily the cerebellum to regulate your position in ... [Read More]
How does Chiropractic work?
August 25, 2016
Usually, one of the first things that patients want to know (besides “Can you fix me?”), is how does chiropractic work. Using a model of the spine to demonstrate, I point out the different anatomical structures. The brain sits in the skull and transitions into the spinal cord, which branches off into the nerves that go to every part of your ... [Read More]
July 18, 2016
Having shoulder pain can be very debilitating. It can interrupt not only your job, but your day to day activities. Many people will seek out medical attention when the pain gets so bad that they literally cannot do the things they want or need to. Rotator cuff impingement is a common diagnosis for these people. However, the impingement of the ... [Read More]
Parents, Check your child for “Text Neck”!
June 21, 2016
With younger and younger generations learning to navigate tablets or even owning mobile phones, this is becoming more frequently seen. The term “text neck” was coined several years ago and refers to the posture of the spine, particularly the neck when looking down while texting (or using an electronic device). While the ideal alignment of the spine should place the ... [Read More]
Lower Leg Pain
June 2, 2016
Have you ever been told that you or someone you know has “Shin Splints”? Quite often, any type of lower leg pain will be diagnosed as shin splints. But what does that mean? Unfortunately, the diagnosis of “shin splints” does not give the patient a good understanding of what is occurring in their leg to cause the pain. Firstly, narrowing down ... [Read More]