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Chronic Headaches Resulting from Auto Accidents

One common result of an auto accident is headache pain. As one can imagine, the forces that enter the neck during an even relatively low impact accident can whiplash the neck and damage the delicate tissues in the upper cervical area, just under the head. Several things can happen as … Read more

Exercise, Stretching and Rest for Your Muscles

Part of my treating patients with neck pain or low back pain often entails giving them specific stretches and exercises to help with those conditions. When it comes to the stretches, I recommend they be done daily or in some cases up to three times per day. With exercises, however, … Read more

How Do I Know If I Have a Herniated Disc?

A herniated disc is best seen on an MRI. While X-rays will show the position and alignment of the bones in the spine, it takes an MRI to visualize the soft tissue. This includes the tendons, ligaments, muscles and discs. The discs are the shock absorbers that lie in between … Read more

Rear-ended!

I have lately had a spate of new patients coming in due to auto accidents. Almost to a person, they were at a complete stop in traffic or at an intersection when they were rear-ended. Although I’ve worked on patients who have been injured in auto accidents for my entire … Read more

Auto Accidents and Chiropractic

In the ideal world, more patients would come to the clinic to get their spine checked in order to prevent problems. Much like people see dentists preventatively. They don’t wait until their teeth hurt. The reality is that we live hectic lives and when a new patient comes to the … Read more