Heads Up: Are You Developing “TEXT NECK”??

Most likely you have heard the term “text neck” recently. Do you know what it means or how detrimental it can actually be? Do you experience neck or back pain after you’ve used your handheld technology for too long? Do you notice your children constantly looking down at a smartphone, e-reader or handheld video game?…

What is Kinesiology Tape?

Do you remember watching the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, seeing Kerri Walsh with her shoulder taped up and wondering what in the world that was for? That summer was the first time most people saw kinesiology tape, though it has been around far longer than just 7 years. In fact, it was invented…

Is It Safe to “Crack” Your Own Neck???

Have you ever felt stiff and tight in your neck and you bend and force it to rotate in order to get that “cracking” sound? Is it painful? As a chiropractor, hearing my patients tell me they “crack” their own neck makes me cringe!!! I guess that answers the question…NO, it is NOT safe to…

Concussions

Concussion is a hot topic these days in sports, both professional and youth. In the last several years, we have learned so much about concussions that we didn’t know before and that knowledge has brought to light some pretty scary after effects. Concussions and head injuries are taken much more seriously than they have been…

Did You Know?… Chiropractic Edition

Did you know…that chiropractors search for the underlying causes of symptoms instead of just treating the symptoms? When you go see a medical doctor for a musculoskeletal complaint, they aren’t the least bit interested in what caused it. They only care about relieving symptoms, usually with medications); which is great for now…but what happens when…