Neck Pain

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 [...]

Vitamin Deficiency Causing Low Back Pain

It might not surprise you to hear that we see a lot of low back pain in our office, what might surprise you is that a vitamin deficiency might be contributing to the lower back pain that many people experience.  A recent study out of Canada looked at patients who had chronic back pain and [...]

Good Balance Prevents Back and Neck Pain

by Katie Culver For a lot of you, you come in for your adjustment, and afterwards, I ask you to do a few minutes of balance work. Whether its performing exercises while balancing on the exercise ball, Bosu, balance disk, or even just standing on one of the balance boards, I’m sure you’ve wondered why. [...]

Texting Increases Neck and Shoulder Pain.

Texting may limit your time on the phone, but you might be spending more time in your chiropractor's office according to a new study out of Temple University.  This study showed an increase in neck and shoulder pain in people who choose to texting over talking on the phone.  One of the questions asked in [...]

Patient Testimonial – Neck Pain

This patient came to see me recently complaining of chronic neck pain that had recently gotten to the point that she was unable to sleep and do her normal daily activities. After just a few treatments she started to notice improvement.  Currently she is back doing many of the activities that she thought she would [...]