Ailments

Auto accidents

If you have been involved in a car accident, injuries need to be taken very seriously, symptoms of an  injury can take days to weeks  to manifest, it is easy to be fooled into thinking that you are not as injured as you really are. Lack of obvious symptoms does not equate to lack of injury.

Often times people don’t seek treatment following a car accident because they don’t feel hurt. By far, the most common injury to the neck is a whiplash injury. Whiplash is caused by a sudden movement of the head, either backward, forward, or sideways, that results in the damage to the supporting muscles, ligaments and other connective tissues in the neck and upper back.

Sports injuries

Running, twisting, diving, jumping, contorting, crashing all in the name of sports.  We do it because we love to play and compete and we are willing to live with the bumps and aches until the pain gets in the way of enjoying our day or daily tasks. The ground and pound of running or the twisting of the hips and shoulders on the golf course takes its toll over time.  Like you take care of a car or a computer you need to do proper maintenance on your body. Get stretched and get aligned. Visit Dr B today.

Neck Pain

Most people do not realize how much they move their neck during the day until they are unable to do so. Most neck and upper back pain is caused by a combination of factors, including injury, poor posture, residual injury of an accident, stress, and in some instances, disc problems.

Headaches

Scientists have identified over 300 causes for headaches. According to the latest research, 9% of men and 12% of women in the U.S. experience at least 1-2 headache episodes per month. Doctors of chiropractic successfully help thousands of individuals everyday obtain safe, effective, long-term relief from their headaches. This is because most headaches have a spinal, muscular, or habitual component which the chiropractor has been trained to identify and treat.

Low Back Pain

If you’re suffering from lower back pain you’re not alone. More than 80% of adults will at some time in their life suffer from lower back pain. Low back pain can be caused by injury, muscle spasms, vertebral misalignment and disc injuries among other causes.

Sciatica

Pain that radiates from your lower (lumbar) spine to your buttock and down the back of your leg is the calling card of sciatica. Sciatica may be accompanied by numbness, tingling, and muscle weakness in the affected leg. Sciatica is actually a sign that you have an underlying problem putting pressure on a nerve in your lower back.

Foot pain

Many adults have foot related problems that can have an effect on overall health and live needlessly with the problem. Fallen arches, heel spurs, bunions, plantar fascitis ankle and knee pain are just some of the issues we see in our office that we are able to provide relief for using orthotic therapy.

Herniated / Bulging discs

A herniation is a displaced fragment of the center part or nucleus of the disc that is pushed through a tear in the outer layer or annulus of the disc.  Pain results when irritating substances are released from this tear and also if the fragment touches or compresses a nearby nerve. Discs can herniated as a result of trauma, poor posture, accidents or repetitive lifestyle issues

Numbness and Tingling in Arms and/or Legs

This is most often caused by pressure that is put on the nerves in the neck or lower back either as a result of disc bulges/herniations, vertebral misalignment, disc degeneration or muscle spasm . Often called sciatica in the legs or carpal tunnel syndrome in the arms, these conditions are known to respond favorably to chiropractic care .