Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Houston Chiropractor Comments: Periodically I will have patients who come in to the office with hip or knee pain that have not responded to typical medical care. X-rays or MRI’s do not show any degeneration of the joint or the cause of pain. Upon examination, it is determined that the pain is not coming from […]

Things to Reduced Inflammation Quickly

Houston Area Chiropractor Comments: Every now and then, after care is completed, patients will say that they feel sore and achy in multiple muscles and joints even when not doing strenuous activity. While the most common culprit is dehydration, it can also be due the body being generally inflamed. Now this is a systemic inflammation, […]

Is Chiropractic Care Safe During Pregnancy?

Clear Lake City Chiropractor Comments: Recently we have had numerous patients asking me if it is safe for them to be adjusted while they are pregnant. After congratulating them on their good news, I tell them that there are no known contraindications to chiropractic care throughout pregnancy. Chiropractors are trained to work with women who […]

What exactly is “Good Head Posture?”

Clear Lake Chiropractor Comments: Have you ever noticed how many people have terrible posture?  One of the most common faulty postures is called “forward head carriage” or “anterior based occiput.”  Other terms are “hump back” or slouching. There are several reasons for this common postural fault.  One is the weight of the head is, on […]

Easy Low Back Stretches

Clear Lake Chiropractor Comments: I’m sure we’ve all rationalized our inability to keep up with stretches, especially after our episode of low back pain (LBP) subsides. In fact, only about 4% of LBP patients continue doing their stretches after their pain subsides. That means 96% of us with chronic, recurring low back pain DO NOT […]

Causes and Treatment of Headaches

 Houston Chiropractor Comments: Few conditions leave their victims as miserable and agitated as headaches.  There are many causes of headaches including stress, odors, bright lights, noise, fatigue, certain foods, hormonal shifts, allergies, as well as genetic predisposition.  With all the possible causes of headaches, it’s not surprising many people seek help from many different approaches […]

What Can I Do To Get Rid Of This Neck Pain?

Clear Lake City Chiropractor Comments: Neck pain is a very common complaint that chiropractors treat on a regular basis.  Most people will experience neck pain during their lifetime requiring professional care and the choice between chiropractic or some other form of health care certainly exists.  Chiropractic is a non-drug, non-surgical option many find appealing because […]

Do I Need to Have Surgery For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

“For the last few months, I’ve been waking up at night with numbness and tingling in my hand.  Lately, I’ve been waking up more often, 3-4 times a night and I’m having a hard time falling back to sleep.  When I drive, my hands fall asleep within a few minutes and I have to shake […]

What Can I Do To Help Myself After Whiplash?

Houston Chiropractor Comments: Whiplash occurs when the neck is suddenly and forcefully jerked, and is typically associated with car crashes.  The speed at which the neck is forced upon impact is faster than we can contract our muscles in attempt to stop the forceful movement.  This results in muscle, tendon, and/or ligament over-stretching, even tearing.  […]

Conservative Care and Back Surgery

Conservative Care = Cost Effective Low back pain care initiated by a medical doctor (MD) is going to cost 20% greater than low back pain care initiated by a doctor of chiropractic (DC). Likelihood of Surgery For Workers with Back Injuries First point of contact: Surgeon/MD – 42.7% First point of contact: Chiropractic physician/DC – […]