Chiropractic: An Effective Treatment for Tension Headache’s

I would bet that most of us have experienced a headache at one point or another. The location and symptoms however can tell you a lot about the source of the headache and most importantly what you can do to fix it. As a Chiropractic Physician I see a lot of headache complaints. Headaches can…

Resolve Chronic Sacroiliac (SI) Pain

It is generally understood (perhaps too well!) that chiropractors fix back pain (even though we do other things as well!) This is for good reason, chiropractic care can be a successful treatment for mechanical lower back pain, even the AMA recommends spinal manipulation before more invasive options are considered. More recently, spinal manipulation has been…

How to Effectively Use Your Weight-Lifting Belt

If you have stepped foot in a gym you have undoubtedly noticed at least one person who seems to always be wearing their belt, but why?  How does this actually benefit us? It seems like to many people wearing your lifting belt simply goes with being in the gym. This is a common misconception that…

3 Exercises Every CrossFit Athlete Should Be Doing

CrossFit has certainly become very popular in the recent years, and for good reason, it is a very time efficient way to build muscle and burn body fat! With fatigue however comes laxity in form. This can be a recipe for injury, but it doesn’t have to be. The amount of mobility required to complete…

Fix Your Posture – Part 1

It’s no secret that many people experience back and neck pain. Though many are looking for an exact cause of their pain or discomfort, it’s often a culmination of events that have allowed dysfunction to build over time in their muscle’s and joints. If you have followed my past post’s you already know that I believe many of…

3 Exercises to Improve Your Posture at Your Desk!

Who can relate to a sore back and neck from sitting at your desk or in class ALL day?  Recent Studies have shown that bending your head and shoulders forward whether on your phone or computer can increase the pressure on your neck and upper back by up to 60lbs. In fact, I would be willing to bet…

Dealing With Back Pain? Read This!

Identifying the cause of pain (via WebMD and google most likely) is usually the first step patients take when dealing with pain or discomfort as the cause tends to dictate the type of care they seek. Statistically, most people see their PCP for lower back pain, but are often disappointed when they don’t receive the answer’s that…