Herniated Disc Management

Herniated Disc Management What is a Herniated Disc? Herniated discs are probably the most common diagnosis for severe back pain and sciatica (leg pain).  Discs are large cushions that lie between the individual vertebrae of our spinal columns. The disc composes of...

Get Out and Get Walking

Get Out and Get Walking Walking is the simplest form of aerobic exercise. Anyone can walk, at any time of the day, with a faithful K-9 companion, a great pair of walking shoes and some simple reminders: Start slowly and at a comfortable pace. Walk with good posture...

What is a Spinal Adjustment?

What is a Spinal Adjustment? A spinal adjustment is a special procedure your chiropractor uses to reduce restrictions of your joints to allow them to move properly.  Your chiropractor spends 7 years in school mastering this procedure. Once your chiropractor has...

Chiropractic and Pregnancy

Chiropractic and Pregnancy Low back pain is quite a common complaint in pregnancy.  In fact, half to three quarters of women report pain at some time during their pregnancy. And, it goes without saying that most women experience this low back pain in the second half...

Crossed Postural Syndrome

Crossed Postural Syndrome Crossed Postural Syndrome is an oft overlooked, under diagnosed syndrome that is endemic in modern society.  Sitting in front of your computer forty hours per week is a major contributing factor.  The 1997 United States census showed that 51%...

IT Band: Should You Roll It?

IT Band: Should You Roll It? The iliotibial band (IT band) seems to be a confusing structure. Is it muscle, tendon, or fascia? What does it actually do? Should I roll it when it becomes sore and tight? In short, the IT band is made of thick, strong connective tissue...