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Chiropractor Dad Wears Baby to Work

We just thought this was the cutest story about a fellow chiropractic care physician in our field of work. Last week ABC News published photos of a Chicago area chiropractor, Dr. Tom Williams, bringing his 9-week-old baby to work and wearing him on his chest in a new born baby wrap during patient examinations. ABC News called it “taking the idea of bring your child to work day to another level,” and reported that Dr. Williams’ patients were thrilled to see the new addition to

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Car Accident Injury Most Likely During Summer Months

According to decades of traffic research, the summer months are the time of year that you are mostly likely to be involved in an automobile accident and suffer from a car accident injury as a result. Part of the reason is the fact that drivers are more likely to be distracted and take less care when conditions are less hazardous out, the weather is nice, and visibility is high. This paradoxically leads to more accidents than during the snowy winter months when it’s darker outside

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Chiropractor Q&A

Although chiropractic care is the third largest group of medical practitioners in the United States with almost one out of ten Americans visiting a chiropractor every year, there is still a lot the general public doesn’t know or understand about the chiropractic profession. Although spinal care has existed in some form for over two millennia, modern chiropractics has only been recognized as a branch of medicine for about 100 years and many people still have a lot of questions about it. Here are a few

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How to Treat Arthritis Symptoms with Chiropractic Massage Therapy

How to Treat Arthritis Symptoms with Chiropractic Massage Therapy Arthritis is the number one cause of disability, high health care costs, and decreased quality of life in the United States. Over 40 million people in the United States suffer from the effects of arthritis. Over 21 million Americans have osteoarthritis and approximately two million Americans are affected by rheumatoid arthritis. Chiropractic Massage Therapy for Arthritis Over 2,000 years ago the Classical Greek physician, Hippocrates, wrote about massage therapy for arthritis and other joint conditions, urging

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Seeing a Chiropractor After an Auto Accident

A car accident can be very traumatizing. The thought of being in a car accident scares most of us, but having been in one, I can tell you just how scary it actually is. One thing to keep in mind are the injuries sustained due to an auto collision. Injuries from an accident can sometimes be very hard to detect at the onset. Some people sustain serious and long-lasting injuries, but do not even know it for a few days. A neck injury, for example,

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Common Chiropractic Issues: Disc Pain

Spinal discs are the rubbery pads between each of your vertebrae. They also act as the ligaments that hold your spine together. Needless to say, your spinal discs are pretty important. Your discs and spine house your spinal cord, which is something you don’t want to get injured. Especially considering that your spinal cord and brain together make up your central nervous system. Common disc pain centers around issues such as bulging discs, herniated discs, and disc protrusion. These conditions can cause pain in several

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5 Strength-Training Exercises You Can Do at Home

When we think of health, fitness and strength, we often think of complicated exercises that you can only do at the gym. But if you speak with any health professional, or with a chiropractor, they will tell you that many of the strength-training exercises you are thinking about can be done at home with minimal effort. Here are five strength-training exercises that will help you get in good shape, while helping with any injury recovery you are going through. Push-Ups One of the most basic

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Health Tips: 3 Steps to Improved Wellness

When we speak about health and wellness, we often think of it in terms of an illness, injury or condition. For instance, if someone has a broken back, they are deemed unwell. When the condition is “fixed,” they are deemed healthy. However, health and wellness is something that is an ongoing struggle within our mind and body. Below are three steps that will help you towards the goal of improved wellness. 1. Move Around Those who suffer from long-term pain or injuries are often in a

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How to Stop Relying on Prescription Pain Medication

While there are undoubtedly plenty of great doctors in your area, there are a few characteristics that all doctors share. And the tendency to over prescribe pain medication is one of those tendencies. If you are in a situation where you gey into an accident, and you injured part of your body, you may be experiencing long-term pain. If a doctor is not able to fix the issue in your body that is causing you to feel pain, they feel as though there is no

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7 Signs That You Should See Your Chiropractor for Neck Pain

A stiff neck is nothing to feel alarmed about. It can happen if you took a sharp turn in your car, or slept on the wrong side of the bed. Neck pain can even be the result of an auto accident. But if you are suffering from neck pain for multiple days, you may wish to seek medical attention. In some cases, you will need to seek treatment for relief. The techniques we employ are ideal for those who suffer from short or long-term pain.

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