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Has the Use of Hand held Electronic Devices Become An Epidemic?

Has the Use of Hand held Electronic Devices Become An Epidemic?

Has the use of hand held electronic devices become an epidemic? We are all, including myself, becoming increasingly more dependent up on our cell phones, pads and hand held computer devices. As a chiropractic practitioner with over 30 years of … Read More

What kind of education do Chiropractors receive?

What kind of education do Chiropractors receive?

Chiropractors receive very rigorous education, which takes approximately eight years to complete, and graduate with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree. In addition to chiropractic techniques, chiropractors are also trained extensively in anatomy, physiology, pathology, orthopedics, neurology, general diagnosis, … Read More

What do chiropractors do?

What do chiropractors do?

Chiropractors find minor misalignments in the spine called subluxations using various techniques including x-ray, palpation (manually feeling misalignments), how a person moves (range of motion), posture observation and propreoceptive feedback tests. Once a subluxation has been identified, the … Read More

What kind of education do Chiropractors receive?

What kind of education do Chiropractors receive?

Chiropractors receive very rigorous education, which takes approximately eight years to complete, and graduate with a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree. In addition to chiropractic techniques, chiropractors are also trained extensively in anatomy, physiology, pathology, orthopedics, neurology, general diagnosis, neuromuscular … Read More

What is an adjustment?

What is an adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment is a gentile, specific force that is applied to remove misalignments in the bones of the spine. Most adjustments are done by hand, with the use of special “drop tables,” or with the Pro-Adjuster, which reduce … Read More

Do you accept insurance?

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we do accept most insurances, but coverage does vary from one policy to the next. Simply come by the office so we can help you determine if your insurance will cover chiropractic. Read More

What kind of conditions do chiropractors treat?

What kind of conditions do chiropractors treat?

Chiropractors correct minor misalignments between the bones of the spine called subluxations. Subluxations can cause back pain, change normal spinal mechanics to limit flexibility, or even lead to arthritis. Subluxations can also affect organ systems and muscles by interfering with … Read More

Will the chiropractic adjustment hurt?

Will the chiropractic adjustment hurt?

Different people experience different responses to chiropractic adjustments. Some people do experience discomfort during and immediately following the adjustment but this is generally mild and goes away quickly. Read More

What is the “pop” or “crack” that I sometimes hear when I am adjusted?

What is the “pop” or “crack” that I sometimes hear when I am adjusted?

The popping or cracking sound that sometimes accompanies chiropractic adjustments is called cavitation and is caused by a release of very small amounts of nitrogen gas trapped in the joint spaces. These sounds are normal and are not harmful. Read More

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How may times will I need to go to see to a Chiropractor?

Care plans for each patient are different based on individual needs. In a typical care plan there are three phases: acute, sub-acute, and maintenance. The acute phase is the initial part of your care and may require office visits two … Read More

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Why do people continue going to a chiropractor after their problem (i.e. back pain, headaches, etc.) goes away?

Chiropractic promotes overall health by removing interference to your nervous system. People who receive regular chiropractic care are healthier for it. Many patients who come initially for back pain find that they have less trouble with allergies and colds or … Read More

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Is chiropractic safe?

Absolutely. Chiropractic is one of the safest health care options available and offers an outstanding safety record. As with any health treatment, there is a very small chance of complications. However, when weighed against the benefits, chiropractic comes out a … Read More

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Should I bring my children?

Yes. Chiropractic is safe and effective for children. Studies suggest that chiropractic can reduce the rate of many childhood disorders like ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder), bed wetting, insomnia and even SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome). Chiropractic for children also … Read More

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How do massage and physical therapy compliment chiropractic?

We offer massage therapy and physical therapy because many patients with old or traumatic injuries have soft tissue damage that is complicating their subluxations. By offering these services we can create an integrative approach to deal with both the chiropractic … Read More

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What Can I Expect

Going to the Chiropractor is a new experience for many of us. Maybe we’ve heard through a friend or have done some research online. It’s possible that you are just fed up with living in pain and it’s time to … Read More

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Better support for women

If you’ve worked in global health, you’ve seen it happening: the steady trickle of smart, talented women out of the field. The 34-year-old fellow whose young marriage comes under strain from long stints in Cambodia. The junior faculty member who … Read More

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A patients legacy

As physicians, we have the unique privilege of meeting and interacting with thousands of people throughout our careers. Every once in a while, though, there are certain patients who really make a lasting impact and forever change us – as … Read More

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Treating the patient, not the X-Ray

A dignified man, mentally sharp with clear blue eyes, sat before me. Next to him, his wife of 51 years, and next to her, their three children. His voice – surprisingly soft, and muted – offered the probability that he … Read More

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Innovations in medical education

Traditional medical school training is too expensive, takes too long, and is not addressing the primary care needs of the country, a complex problem with many moving parts. Medical students burdened by mountains of debt and unable to begin earning until well … Read More

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How to avoid injuries

We exercise for a myriad of reasons. Many of these reasons are obvious such as reduction of body fat, weight management, mental health, to feel better, or just for the overall positive health benefits. However, there are certain injury prevention … Read More

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