Arms and Legs

How Chiropractic Helps Tendonitis

Tendonitis is a condition that occurs when a tendon that connects bone to muscle is injured, overused, or used improperly. The result is inflammation, pain and sometimes swelling. In the case of an injury where the tendon is stressed to otherwise injured, soft tissue around the area may also become involved. Each year more than 4 million people in the U.S. seek medical treatment for symptoms of tendonitis. […]

How Chiropractors Help Chondromalacia Patellae

Chiropractic care is extremely beneficial for many different conditions; some obvious while others are more obscure. Structural issues that affect the knees are often very responsive to chiropractic treatment. In the case of chondromalacia patellae and other knee problems, it has proven to reduce pain and help improve the condition considerably, providing the patient with increased mobility and flexibility. […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

We’re Not Pulling Your Leg… It’s Stretching!

by Aaron Day This month’s focus is dedicated to all the cyclists, runners, weekend warriors, and sports enthusiasts that endure the long hours of work to finally get to that point in their day that they can truly call theirs. The point of which the overabundance of sunshine, warmth, and fresh air is like a [...]

Plantar Fasciitis, A Pain in My…Foot

What if you couldn't take a normal first step when you get out of bed in the morning? Instead, you have to resort to the "Stingray shuffle" until the agonizing pain in the bottom of your foot subsides. Better yet, imagine if you are currently having the athletic-performance of a lifetime, until you were unable to [...]

Arm Tingling – Diagnosis and Treatment

Tingling in the arm and hands or paresthesia can have many causes, one very common cause is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). The most common symptoms associated with TOS are pain, tingling, and weakness in the hand, arm, and shoulder, plus neck pain and occipital headaches.  Hand coldness and color changes are also seen associated with [...]