Neck Pain and Our Pillow!

Neck Pain and Our Pillow!

The relationship between neck pain and our pillow is more important than most of us realize! Though we all may have at one time or another slept on a variety of surfaces, and used any number of pillows (flat, medium, bulky) made of different materials (foam, feather,...
Low Back Pain and Obesity Part 1

Low Back Pain and Obesity Part 1

Losing weight can dramatically reduce Low back pain (LBP). For the next two articles, we will look at easy ways to lose weight without the need for fancy, hard to follow diets. As the saying goes, this is a “no-brainer.” Time your meals. Set a timer for 20 minutes and...
Chiropractic Care… Safe and Cost Effective

Chiropractic Care… Safe and Cost Effective

“Ever since I was in my early teens, I’ve had muscle and joint problems that would come and go but never put me down where I couldn’t function. I was very active and played basketball, tennis, and ran in track but over the last 10 years I’ve avoided a lot of activity...
Whiplash and Side Collisions

Whiplash and Side Collisions

Whiplash is most commonly studied when it is a result of a rear collision where the occupant of the vehicle is injured from a flexion (forwards) and extension (backwards) whip-like mechanism of injury, but what happens when a T-bone type of impact occurs? The answer...
Fibromyalgia and Foot Orthotics

Fibromyalgia and Foot Orthotics

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition that (typically) evolves slowly over time and often occurs for no apparent reason. The diagnosis is usually made by excluding other conditions leaving you with a diagnosis that in the absence of anything else, “….must be fibromyalgia.”...
Whiplash and Muscle Weakness

Whiplash and Muscle Weakness

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 impossible to properly brace in anticipation of an impending collision. When muscles,...