5 Reasons to Visit a Chiropractor

People visit chiropractors every day for different reasons. Some of the more common reasons are lower back pain, headaches, leg pain, and arm pain. Spine and nervous system health are imperative for a properly functioning body and overall health. The numerous benefits of chiropractic care can help improve the overall quality of life and improve… Read More


What Is a Chiropractic Adjustment?

chiropractor performing a chiropractic adjustment on a patient

A chiropractic adjustment is a procedure in which trained specialists (chiropractic doctors) use their hands or a small instrument to apply a controlled force to a spinal joint. The goal of a chiropractic adjustment is to improve spinal motion, spinal alignment, improve nerve flow, which in turn improves your body’s overall function. Chiropractors perform adjustments… Read More


Are Chiropractic Adjustments Safe?

chiropractor safely adjusting a patient

Many people are concerned about the safety of a chiropractic adjustment. This may be the number one concern I get from people I meet in public. I often hear people say that they would love to go to the chiropractor if it wasn’t for their safety concerns. Besides patients, adjustment safety is the interest of… Read More


Are Chiropractors “Real Doctors?”

chiropractic X-ray of man holding out his arms

Has anyone ever said to you that chiropractors are not “real doctors?” Over the years, I have heard this on several occasions, and it made me wonder who is a “real doctor?” After discussing this with many people, the answer has typically been that a “real doctor” and a “medical doctor” are sometimes used interchangeably…. Read More


Are Chiropractic X-rays Necessary?

chiropractic x-ray of spine

Why do chiropractors take X-rays? I have always gone by the adage, “To see is to know, not to see is to guess, and we will never guess when it comes to your health!” The reality is you can only feel so much, and the rest is up to guesswork if you don’t have an… Read More


Once You Start Going to The Chiropractor, Do You Need to Continue Going?

man lying face down getting a back adjustment from a chiropractor

That is one of the most common concerns that I hear from people of all ages. Is it true? The answer is yes, and no. It really depends on you. I realize that most people utilize healthcare in a symptomatic way. When they have a headache, they take something to feel better. When they have… Read More


Mental Health and Chiropractic

illustration of mental health and chiropractic care

Chiropractic care has had a 100-year association with mental health improvements. As early as the 1920s, in-patient facilities were established featuring chiropractic adjustments and lifestyle changes as ways to help people suffering from mental health issues. The Chiropractic Psychopathic Sanitarium was located in Davenport, Iowa (the home of the first chiropractic school, Palmer School of… Read More


Chiropractic Can Help Support Your Immune System

x-ray view of a human skeleton holding arm up to avoid floating virus

Staying healthy—especially during flu season but also any time of the year—is a challenging but worthwhile task. After all, to live your best life, your body must be running at peak performance! Many health-conscious people know that the best way to fight off illness is to boost their immune system. The immune system is a… Read More


Can a Chiropractor Help With Pinched Nerves?

woman holding her back because of a pinched nerve and needing chiropractic care

It is common for a patient to come to our office saying they have been diagnosed with a pinched nerve, or that they feel like they have a pinched nerve. A pinched nerve can be irritated due to compression from inflammation (disc), or be pinched by a spinal vertebra. A pinched nerve can occur anywhere… Read More


How Do You Relax Your Lower Back Muscles?

man and two women doing yoga for lower back muscles

Lower back pain is one of the most common health problems seen in Americans, with both adults and even children—experts say it affects about 80 to 90 percent of Americans at some point—but it is also one of the easiest to avoid. Lower back pain is most commonly due to muscle spasms, which can be… Read More


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