Traction vs Flexion Distraction for the spine

When Your Doctor Recommends Traction Consider Flexion-Distraction

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Flexion-Distraction, a Chiropractic Technique is Deemed Superior to Spinal Decompression to Reduce Pressure in Injured and Bulging Spinal Discs Traction, as a treatment, has been used for centuries in an attempt to relieve radiculopathy and pain.  Seated, standing, supine, mechanical, manual; there are a vast variety of options when performing traction on a vertebral region. […]

Chiropractic Humor

Do You Have “Ticks & Fleas”?

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I have had many mentors throughout my life and career, but I think there are three who influenced me the most as a medical professional. 

Spine as the information superhighway

Top 10 Ways Chiropractic Can Improve Your Life

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Chiropractic isn’t merely a drug free alternative to easing pain. Rather, chiropractic offers patients a collection of potentially life-changing advantages. I have outlined the top 10 exciting ways regular chiropractic wellness care may improve your life. #10     Chiropractic Alleviates Pain Instead of covering up pain with potentially harmful medication, chiropractic addresses the underlying cause of […]

Oh the Nerve of Sciatica!

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The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the pelvis through the hip area and buttocks and then courses down the back of each leg.  The term “sciatica” refers to the inflammation of this nerve and the pain that radiated along its course. Sciatica may feel like a leg cramp […]

Acupuncture: Safe & Effective For All

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Acupuncture is a component of traditional Chinese medicine and Eastern Medicine that originated in China over 5,000 years ago. It is based on the belief that living beings have a vital energy, called “qi” (pronounced chee) that circulates through twelve invisible energy lines known as meridians on the body. Each meridian is associated with a […]