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Avoid Spinal Compression Activities

Any exercise motion or position that strains or stresses the spine or joints of the body should be avoided. Three exercises or actions to avoid are: Squats / Dead-Lifts / High-Impact Read More

Inversion Table – yes or no?

I am often asked my opinion on Inversion tables, as to whether they are good or bad for you. My response is usually yes. There are some exceptions! Inversion tables are designed Read More

Exercises to Avoid

We must always be careful when exercising, especially when we use weights or resistance bands. Any motion or position that strains or stresses the spine or joints of the body Read More

Sidestep stroke

You are asking the question, “Why is a chiropractor talking about stroke?”  The answer: Because this chiropractor cares for you! I choose to care for the patient with the disease, Read More

Opioids: Be afraid

Chiropractic is gaining recognition in the world of traditional medicine, as a safer alternative for treatment of pain, particularly chronic lower back pain. Why should you care about this? In Read More

The plight of a desk job

One of the most commonly publicized ailments of the human body is low back pain. Experts estimate that 80% of the population will experience low back pain at some point Read More

Once in a blue moon...

How often have you been seeing your chiropractor, to achieve and maintain good spinal health? If the answer is “once in a blue moon,” maybe you need to rethink your Read More

It's not just you! Barometric pressure & Pain

Most of us enjoy the warm, soothing rays of the sun upon us, and agonize through the changing of the weather into cold temperatures and dampness. The weather is a Read More

What patients like about chiropractic

Findings from the CDC’s 2012 National Health Interview Survey reveal why patients utilize chiropractic, and what they value most. Of the millions of people surveyed, more than 34,000 were selected Read More

Chronic pain & brain atrophy

Chronic back pain is hazardous to your health. Let's face it; life is no fun with agonizing back pain. But there's more to it: Science shows that the risk of brain Read More

Don't wait until you are in pain!

As a Doctor of Chiropractic, I ascribe to the idea that prevention is better than a cure. Consistently maintaining your physical and emotional health is the key to achieving balance, Read More

Back pain & opioids

Back pain is a leading precursor to opioid prescriptions, and half of the opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. Back pain is the second most common excuse for people not Read More

Why Magnesium?

Occasionally, patients ask about the ingredients in the nutritional supplements that we carry. One of these preparations is Formula 303, a homeopathic natural relaxant. Since many chiropractic patients suffer from Read More

Young spines

How soon should a child be adjusted? Can a child be too young to be adjusted? These questions are often asked by parents and grandparents. A growing and developing spine is Read More

New pain management standards for hospitals

The Missouri Orthopedic Institute, a branch of the University of Missouri Health System, has added chiropractic to its list of available services. The patients who visit the Institute are now Read More

Developing an exercise lifestyle

Developing a healthy lifestyle is important for healthy aging. The choices we make today will affect our health, capacity to function, and ability to enjoy our lives as we age. Read More

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