Chiropractic Care For Spondylolisthesis

Chiropractic treatment for spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis provides the patient with a conservative option for treatment of their back pain. The methods of treatment can vary, but the clinician must first determine if the spondylolisthesis is stable or unstable. This ultimately determines the course of initial treatment. The doctor will obtain a history and perform an […]

Swiss Ball Exercises For Seniors

As we age, the loss of muscle strength, flexibility, lung and heart function, and decreasing bone strength are a reality. Exercising by seniors seems to be decreasing for various reasons. These may include pain, lack of confidence, or lack of proper instruction and education. A very simple and easy method to improve body strength, balance, […]

Sciatica and Chiropractic Care

Leg pain or sciatica is a common complaint. The question arises, is the pain true sciatica or is it caused by something else other than a pinched nerve in the spine. There is bountiful literature regarding with the use of drugs or surgery for treatment for sciatic nerve pain. Granted there are times when this […]

Sacroiliac Joint Pain

The sacroiliac joint is one of the largest joints in the body. It has two very important functions. It provides elasticity to the pelvis which is necessary with childbirth and it serves as a buffering mechanism between the spine and the hip joints. Strong ligaments are located on the front and back of the joint. […]

Lower Back Braces

Doctors who treat lower back injuries are sometimes asked by their patients if they should wear a lower back brace or support during treatment, at work or indefinitely. When braces were first used for lower back pain, it was thought that it would help to stabilize the back and prevent further injury. This is the […]

Caring for an Ankle Sprain after a Sport Injury

Anyone who participates in sports understands at some time they will have an injury. Not only do ankle injuries happen to professional, college and high school athletes but also to the week-end athlete. This article addresses ankle injuries to the “week-end warrior”. The most common sprain injury to the ankle is the lateral or outside […]