Neck Pain

Tech Neck Has a New Friend – Pokemon Go

A few weekends ago we decided to take the family down to the canal to walk around and grab a bite to eat. It didn’t take long to notice that the vast majority of people walking the canal were glued to their phones…more than usual. It dawned on me that most of these people were [...]

Three Reasons your Shoulders are Always Tight

Your Breathing When we are in a sitting still we should breath deeply into our belly using our diaphragm.   Unfortunately this type of breathing is rare in our stress-filled lives. A more common breathing that you will see around the office is chest and shoulder breathing. This type of breathing relies on the muscles of [...]

Breathe

By Dr. Drew Intro: Breathing is important, very important. That is obvious. But how many of us know how important proper breathing is? Proper breathing is a critical function of good health, as it rids our bodies of carbon dioxide while providing our systems with vital oxygen. The more efficient this process is, the more [...]

Chiropractors Treat Headaches!

By Dr. Drew Hunt, DC How common are headache? According to the American Chiropractic Association, 9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. If you are someone who suffers from headaches regularly, you are undoubtedly familiar with the traditional methods used to treat them – ice, rest and popping a pill or two, or three… [...]

Do you have TMJ?

You most certainly do have TMJ, if fact you have two TMJs! TMJ stands for Temporal Manidular Joint, which you have on each side of your jaw.   TMJ is often confused with TMJD which is Temporal Manidular Joint Dysfunction. Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD) is a condition that involves the Temporal Mandibular Joints (TMJ) and [...]

Winter Workout – Making the Best of the Weather

Over the last month I can't tell you the number of times that I have heard the phrase "I'm done with it!"  The "it" being winter. It is hard to have a good attitude about the 11th coldest winter in history and the highest snowfall (according to WISH TV) , but there is nothing we [...]

Snow Shoveling 101

If you are lucky enough to have a snow blower or a cooperative teenage boy in your home, this post is not for you.  If you are like the rest of the Indianapolis residents who experienced the largest snowfall in over a decade and all you have is a plastic snow shovel...this post is for [...]

Is Your Smart Phone a Pain in the Neck?

As a follow up to our blog post, "Is your laptop a pain in the neck," we look at the ubiquitous smart phone and the ergonomic challenges that come with using these handy little devices. Remember that you head is the weight of a bowling ball and hanging it over a smart phone looking down [...]

Is Your Laptop a Pain in the Neck?

It doesn't take a phd in anatomy to come to the conclusion that the human body was not designed to be parked in front of a computer for the majority of our waking hours.  That being said, I'm pretty confident that computers are not going any were anytime soon. As a chiropractor there is not [...]

How To Be Pain Free At Work

As we thought through topics that would be most helpful to share with our patients, one of the first that we identified was sitting at your desk/ computer without getting neck or upper back pain. Sounds simple enough, right? I’m guessing, though, that a good number of you (and your coworkers, family, and friends) experience [...]