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Your Kids and Chiropractic Care

A 2007 issue of Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, described Chiropractic as the most common complementary or alternative medical practice used by children, who made over 30 million visits to U.S. chiropractors in 1997. In 1998, children and adolescents constituted 11% of patient visits to chiropractors. Patients often ask me, […]

Doctor, My Knee Is Killing Me!

Over the years, I’ve had a lot of patients present with this very complaint. Oftentimes, the patient doesn’t remember any specific trauma or injury causing the pain. It just came on slowly and “IT’S GETTING WORSE”! Fortunately, aside from any blunt trauma or a hyperextension situation, where structures are actually damaged, the knee in many […]

Your Low Back

Of all the maladies I’m presented with, low back pain stands as the most debilitating and painful of all. 90% of presenting patients that come to see me have the same problem, the Ilium stuck in a flexed position and the corresponding L5 vertebra rotated to that side of pelvic flexion. Simply stated, low back […]

Headaches & the Cervical Spine

These headaches are driving me crazy!” “Every day at work someone tells me they suffer from headaches.” “Some people don’t even know it’s not normal to have headaches!” To begin with, let’s have a look at some of the things in the world that would naturally cause a person to get a headache. Smoke, for […]