The pain from a ruptured disc can be very scary. The victim feels loss of control of their life and fears for the future. (“Will my back ever be right again?”) (“Ain’t nobody got time for that!”) A ruptured disc can occur following a lift, fall, slip or other injury. However, many ruptures that I […]
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When someone learns that I am a chiropractic physician, they often have several questions about what I do for my patients. They are usually interested in my area of expertise and express many questions about chiropractic care in general, or what we do when we treat patients. Question: What can a chiropractic physician do for […]
Today’s Medicare program has several different parts. As a beneficiary, you’re probably aware of Part A (hospitalization, in-patient), Part B (outpatient, fee-for-service), Part C (called ‘Medicare Advantage’: HMOs, PPOs, special needs plans, and private-fee-for-service), and Part
A lot of people are confused about what to do when confronted with an episode of low back pain. Unfortunately, that confusion also extends into the healthcare system, such that some patients don’t get effective, evidence-based back pain treatment. As scientists find the most effective treatments for spine problems, other researchers aggregate that information to form […]
Doctors of Chiropractic (DCs) care for patients of all ages, who may be suffering from a variety of health conditions. DCs are especially well-known for their expertise in caring for patients with back pain, neck pain, and headaches…particularly with their highly skilled spinal manipulations or chiropractic adjustments.
Sharp opinions, questions, and myths surround the topic of chiropractic care for infants, children, and adolescents. The facts are that: 1. Children from infancy to adolescence may have significant spine, joint, and developmental disorders. 2. The best medical evidence supports chiropractic care for a range of joint and spine problems at every stage of life. 3. Through a […]