Low Back Pain

What Chiropractic Patients Need to Know About Low Back Pain

What Chiropractic Patients Need To Know About Low Back Pain Although chiropractic is dedicated to finding and correcting vertebral subluxations (also known as spinal misalignments), many patients seek chiropractic care to alleviate pain and other health-related symptoms. One condition that chiropractic patients seek relief from is consistent low back pain. According to the American Chiropractic [...]

5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health

5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health Chiropractic care is designed to alleviate pain and restore the body to its natural balance. For chiropractors, injury prevention is key for a healthy body. Good practices combined with solid exercises creates toned muscles that protect the body and spine [...]

Remote Posture Evaluation from your Phone

At Compass we believe that proper sitting is extremely important for health and preventing neck and back pain.  This is why we teach each and everyone how to sit properly on their second day in our office. We have felt limited in our ability to help our patients truly sit properly because we are not [...]

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 [...]

The Best Ab Exercise and Why You Should Stop Crunching

by Dr. Bingham, DC, DACRB If you have mentioned doing crunches in ear shot of me, you have undoubtedly suffered through my diatribe on the evils of sit-ups and crunches, sorry but I do it because I care.   I am not the only one who feels this way, Stuart McGill talks about the damage to [...]

When is Stretching a Bad Idea!

It stands to reason that would want stretch a muscle if it is tight, right? I wish that it were that simple, but as with most things it is not.  We have all heard the benefits of flexibility from early on in school when we were told that we should be able to touch our [...]

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 [...]

Core on the Ball – Part 3

In this video we look at the third video in our three part series on core exercises for the ball.  This is the bridge and we show you progressions from easy to difficult. https://youtu.be/FbisbeouWso  

Exercise Ball Part 2 – Plank

In this video we show you how to use the exercise ball to train your core and strengthen your lower back.  This is a great exercise for preventing lower back pain and disc herniations that can lead to sciatic pain. https://youtu.be/xJkjj1Wdqac