Chronic Headaches and Neck Pain Every now and then a patient comes to me with chronic headaches and neck pain that was referred to me by their primary care provider for evaluation with one stipulation – no cervical manipulation. The patient also reiterates that they do not want their neck to be cracked or popped. The Fear of Chiropractic Manipulation of the Neck I get … Continue reading Not My Neck
Long Hours of Sitting and Back Pain In one of my previous articles, “flexion-intolerant low back pain” was mentioned briefly, but not elaborated on extensively. Sitting is considered the new smoking because the increasing amount of time at a desk, driving or relaxing on the couch is just as detrimental to your health. People are creatures of habit, so they continually create or reinforce pain … Continue reading Change Your Ways
CBD Oil – Its Uses and Effects on the Body The days of reefer madness are long gone with the marijuana gold rush sweeping the nation. The stigma of cannabis is lessening as they are finding medicinal benefits without the adverse side effects that most pharmaceutical medicines have. There are, on the other hand, psychotropic side effects from the THC compound found in marijuana. That … Continue reading To CBD or Not to CBD?
The Good and the Bad of Lower Back Pain Treatment Options With the opioid epidemic upon us in full swing, people in chronic pain are having to seek alternative methods for relief to stave off the rampant addiction to painkillers. Recently, the most prestigious university in America or the world, Harvard, has recommended chiropractic care for the first line of defense for low back pain. … Continue reading Chiropractic Treatment for Pain Relief