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Neck Pain and Chiropractic Treatment

Whiplash and Muscle Weakness

Whiplash involves the over-stretching of nerves, muscles, and ligaments. The forces are so great during even low speed collisions that the muscles cannot resist the forces. The injury of whiplash produces inflammation to repair the damaged tissues. During this time, fast movements of your head and neck will result in pain, so most patients become […]

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Headaches: A New Perspective on an Old Problem

It’s remarkable to consider how many different types of pain relievers there are for headaches—not just  at the corner drug stores but also supermarkets, convenience stores, and gas stations. Drugs like aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen are consumed daily in America by the truckloads. Have you ever thought about how we approach a health problem or […]

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Fibromyalgia, Syndrome X, and Antioxidants

Syndrome X is called the lifestyle disease or metabolic syndrome. Patients with this disorder are overweight, have high “bad” cholesterol (i.e. LDLs) levels, and high blood pressure. They may also have insulin resistance or even be diabetic. This syndrome leads to heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and even certain types of cancer. Most of […]

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Carpal Tunnel: Results of a Clinical trial of Two Treatments

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which starts at the neck and runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes compressed or squeezed at the wrist. In some cases, there may also be compression at other anatomical locations along the course of the nerve, like the neck. The median nerve controls sensations to […]

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Fibromyalgia and Vitamins – What’s the Connection?

Fibromyagia is a debilitating disease that affects millions of Americans, with most sufferers being female. Research has explored a lot of different possibilities, but fibromyalgia remains a poorly understood disorder with no known single cause. Fibromyalgia can be more thought of as a global disease with likely many different factors coming together to create the […]

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Can Losing Weight Really Help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Losing weight is important to your health for a variety of reasons. Your heart health is especially affected by excess weight. Diabetes, stroke, and back pain are also more common in persons with excess weight. However, most of us do not have enough lean body mass and need to do something about changing our nutrition […]

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