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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… [...]

Preventing Travel Aches and Pains

The holiday season is upon us which comes with many wonderful things that we can all look forward to experiencing.  With the good comes the bad and the bad in this case is travel. It was estimated that there were over 75,000 people at the Indianapolis Air Port the day before Thanksgiving this year!  Traveling [...]

Help Compass Keep Indy’s Homeless Warm this Year

Compass is teaming up with One Warm Coat again this year to help bring warmth to those in need. This year we will be collecting coats, hats, gloves and scarves for Gleaners Food Bank. For each item that you donate you will be entered into a drawing for an hour massage with one of our [...]

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 [...]

Welcoming Dr. Drew Hunt to Compass Chiropractic

I was born in Indianapolis and was raised in Broad Ripple and Carmel.  Growing up, my siblings and I played just about every sport but excelled at football, baseball and hockey.  I attended Cathedral High School, where my interest in sports medicine first began. I played football, rugby and baseball and really valued my overall [...]

Suffering from Shoulder Pain?

By Dr. Drew Hunt, DC Do you suffer from a chronic shoulder pain? Were you told it was a rotator cuff injury? What is a rotator cuff? Let me begin by answering the last question: the rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles that surround the shoulder joint: Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor and Subscapularis. The [...]

We Received the 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award for Chiropractic!

Compass Chiropractic Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Compass Chiropractic has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.   “Only [...]

Hip Bone Connected to the … Knee Bone!

A guest post by Dr. Rick Boatright, D.C. The human skeletal frame is similar to a mobile hanging over a baby’s crib.  It’s nearly impossible to make a change in one part without it affecting the entire mobile.Similarly, it’s just about impossible to change any part of the skeletal frame without it generating consequences in other [...]

Knee Pain Part 1- An Above and Below Approach

Where does knee pain start? Common sense would lead you to believe that your knee pain may actually becoming from, well your knee.  The pain that you're experiencing in your knee is likely due to damaged or inflamed structures in the knee but the excess stress that caused the injury might coming from above and below [...]

Keep Your Kids Healthy This Winter

My youngest daughter has had a case of the "perma-snots" for about as long as she has been on this planet.  Whether it is the dead of winter or the dog days of summer, there was a steady stream of snot running out of her nose. There was also the occasional sore throats, stomach bugs and general [...]