Neck Pain

5 Things Chiropractic Patients Ought to Know About Text Neck

5 Things Chiropractic Patients Ought to Know About Text Neck Remember how your mom always said, "Nothing in life is free"? Well, she was right. High-tech gadgets and smart phones advancing at the speed of light are a modern convenience unlike little else, but the advantages of communication at our fingertips come with a price: [...]

How Chiropractic Relieves Neck Pain

If you have pain in any part of your body, it can range from uncomfortable to downright debilitating. In the case of your neck, any degree of irritation can impede your ability to function. Because of this, it is important that you learn about how chiropractic relieves neck pain so that you can find the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]