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Chiropractors: spina bifida occulta & ribs popping out, lumbar spine, lumbar area
lumbar spine, lumbar area, playing basketball: You may want to look at strengthening his core muscles. The Psoas, being one of them, hooks to the whole lumbar spine. If there is tension in that muscle, you can have problems either in the lumbar area, or just above it. The spina bifida occulta should...

Chiropractors: spinal manipulation and sleep apnea, sleep apnea symptoms, coronary artery disease
sleep apnea symptoms, coronary artery disease, oxygen saturation: James, Thank you for your question. Although case reports may exist suggesting that there may be link between spinal manipulation and improvement of sleep apnea symptoms, there is no compilation of scientific evidence to show that chiropractic or manipulation...

Chiropractors: spinal stenosis, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: spinal stenosis, scoliosis, and degenerative disc disease Hello June, Sorry to hear of your condition(s). .....What if anything can a chiropractor do to help with these problems?.... , answer: usually, a lot. Stenosis = abnormal narrowing...

Chiropractors: spine injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Anna, I am sorry to hear of your spine injury. I will start from the bottom (end) of your question, and work my way up. The MRI was taken with me supine and my hips bent approx 40 degrees, knees bent 30 degrees. Would this position effect...

Chiropractors: strange sound while twisting upper body, strange sound, funny feeling
strange sound, funny feeling, family doctor: I would firstly have it checked by a family doctor first. Having a change in sounds while breathing may indicate a problem that would need to be addressed. as long as everything is clear medically, I would then check with a good chiropractor to make sure...

Chiropractors: upper shoulder above blade pain, upper back muscles, shoulder girdle
upper back muscles, shoulder girdle, tile floor: Lauren, Understand that it is very hard to describe how-to s on the internet with typed text. There are many resources where you can see pictures of how to do stretches. Try googling it. You can go to sites like www.coreessentials.biz and see little...

Chiropractors: Vertigo, molar extraction, calcium supplement
molar extraction, calcium supplement, pulling teeth: Vertigo Hello Joni, I am sorry to hear of your Vertigo. .....I ve written you before about a herniated c6,7 disc occuring 1/5/09 and that I ve received good results from regular chiropractic, trigger pt. massage and MacKenzie exercises....

Chiropractors: Visible protruding rib rib-tip syndrome & treatment?, steroid injection, gall stones
steroid injection, gall stones, ribcage: Without an actual hands on exam it is a little difficult to diagnose. But, if it is rib-tip syndrome, you can try here: http://www.ejbjs.org/cgi/reprint/57/6/795.pdf. I would suggest trying a good chiropractor that also focuses on myofascial release. He/she...

Chiropractors: Winging scapula, deep tissue massage, nerve test
deep tissue massage, nerve test, pain management doctor: Without an examination it would be difficult to diagnose. I would suggest you find a chiropractor that specializes in sports injuries, since you have been the medical and PT route. You may have weakness of the Rhomboids, or even myofascial disorders that...

Chiropractors: Yoga, l5 s1, anterolisthesis
l5 s1, anterolisthesis, health care provider: I can t provide you with individual, specific recommendations for exercise or therapeutic interventions, since I am not your clinician and I don t have the benefit of knowing your entire clinical picture, but as a general observation, I note that you describe...

Chiropractors: 11 back pain, 6 months now, vitamin d
vitamin d: HI Paul, I m glad to hear that the MRI was normal. You should as what the malformation actually was. If the DC said it, she should own up to it. Stretching/strengthening is a cop-out response to some degree. What actually needs to be stretched? ...

Chiropractors: ABR, victor dolan
victor dolan: http://www.blyum.com/ ABR is the method of structural correction of musculoskeletal deformities. It is a hands-on method performed by the parents who learn the ABR technique and receive individual prescription of applications from the ABR professional staff....

Chiropractors: Acromioclavicular joint injury, lower body exercises, upper body exercises
lower body exercises, upper body exercises, cortisone injection: Robert, If you have an AC Joint problem, then dips may cause further irritation, especially if you go all the way down. I would suggest doing 1/2 dips and seeing if that doesn t hurt your shoulder. Chest press is the same. If you go too far down,...

Chiropractors: advice surgery needed or not treatment, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan
staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Hello ashaniranjan, I am sorry to hear of your condition. Is surgery needed? I have no idea. Decisions on surgery are rarely made on one test finding. .........slip disc L3-4 shows dehydration with diffuse disc bulge 1-2 mms L5 S1 shows dehydration...

Chiropractors: left arm pain, left arm pain, bundle of nerves
left arm pain, bundle of nerves, national institute of neurological disorders: Charra, I can t give you a diagnosis over the Internet, but as general information, symptoms similar to those you describe could be caused by compression of the bundle of nerves and blood vessels that travel from the neck to the arm. When those nerves and...

Chiropractors: bicep tear, staten island workers compensation, staten island work comp
staten island workers compensation, staten island work comp, work comp: possible bicep tear, sports injury, workers compensation, staten island workers compensation, surgery, work comp Hello Chris, I am sorry to hear of your injury. .....i have a weird bulge in my bicep and its all bruised up..... , bruising,...

Chiropractors: Cartilage damage, soft tissue damage, cartilage damage
soft tissue damage, cartilage damage, salsa steps: Lauren, Either the rib was fractured or the junction where the bony portion of the rib meets the cartilage of the chest was sprained. This is not an uncommon phenomenon. It can happen to any patient that is older and stiff in the ribs and spine. It...

Chiropractors: Cervical herniated disc c5-c6-vision problems, Staten Island Chiropractic, victor dolan
Staten Island Chiropractic, victor dolan: Hello Christine, I am sorry to hear of your condition. I am glad that you are giving conservative treatment- such as Chiropractic a try before progressing to the big step of invasive surgery. ....I have a cervical herniated disc at c5-c6 with some...

Chiropractors: Correcting spinal subluxation for hypoadrenia?, spinal subluxation, internal medicine doctor
spinal subluxation, internal medicine doctor, nutritional approaches: Yes and no. Firstly, subluxation can and will affect the region the nerves of that level feed, as well as the spinal cord from there down. to say it will unequivocally fix it...IF the misalignment is causing the problem...yes. However, there can be many...

Chiropractors: chest pain, morning stiffness, lifting weights
morning stiffness, lifting weights, active release technique: Kevin, You could have sprain/strained a rib joint and it has not healed properly. You must find a sports chiropractor who also has soft tissue training (Graston Technique or Active Release Technique) and get your body fixed up. Go to www.acbsp.com to...

Chiropractors: What does the crack mean?, Dr. JR Strecker, Dr. JR chiropractor
Dr. JR Strecker, Dr. JR chiropractor, Dr. Strecker chiropractor: Disclaimer: please do not take any of my advice without at least consulting with your doctor(s) first. If necessary, print this email in its entirety for your doctor(s) to read. In addition, please do not attempt to use this website or my advice as a substitute...

Chiropractors: deep massage and chiropractic, staten island disc herniation, staten island chiropractic
staten island disc herniation, staten island chiropractic, staten island pinched nerve: disc herniation, massage, chiropractic, radiculopathy, staten island disc herniation, pinched nerve, cervical spine, staten island radiculopathy, thoracic spine, staten island pinched nerve, dysfunction, staten island chiropractic Hello Joni,...

Chiropractors: forward head posture correction, stretches, citations
Chiropractors: forward head posture correction, stretches, citations, exercises

Chiropractors: Back Pain / Breathing Issues, trigger points, dr paul
Chiropractors: Back Pain / Breathing Issues, trigger points, dr paul, rehab

Chiropractors: Spina Bifida Occulta
Chiropractors: Spina Bifida Occulta

Chiropractors: Winging Scapula, massage therapist, massage therapy
Chiropractors: Winging Scapula, massage therapist, massage therapy, x rays

Chiropractors: Not filing insurance claims, filing insurance, deductible plan
filing insurance, deductible plan, insurance office: There is no proof that maintenance works to maintain anything. Sorry. Some patients feel that it does, others not. Some get the same back pain flare ups whether you adjust them monthly or not. Exercise! That may be a major factor. And I ve observed...

Chiropractors: footdrop, Staten Island Chiropractic, victor dolan
Staten Island Chiropractic, victor dolan, staten island chiropractic expert: Hello German, Congratulations on being a marathon runner! I am sorry to hear of your groin pain. You were operated on the left leg due to footdrop,,,,,,,(?),,,,,, The foot drop,,,, muscular in nature?, neurological in nature?, an injury brought on?,...

Chiropractors: forward head posture correction, Forward head posture, chiropractic
Forward head posture, chiropractic, CBP: Dear Pippa, First you should print this out it is lengthy and complex in some areas. Yes this is a very obvious chiropractic case and I treat patients like you every week. This is a very common issue in our population and suboccipital headaches(base...

Chiropractors: Hamstring issues, soft tissue injury, soft tissue techniques
soft tissue injury, soft tissue techniques, low level laser: I would suggest a chiropractor, one that utilizes soft tissue techniques, for the following reasons: Firstly, there is clear indication of soft tissue injury. A chiropractor that addresses the soft tissue component may do so by: EMS, myofascial release,...

Chiropractors: Herniated Disc/Pinched Nerve, cortisone shots, flexion distraction
cortisone shots, flexion distraction, butt cheek: Cindy, Shame on your family doctor! That was an ignorant statement. In fact, there is a good chance that the care the chiropractor provides can reduce your pain. This is especially so if the chiropractor can determine if you experience a centralizing...

Chiropractors: Hip injury from accident in Iraq, staten island hip pain, staten island back pain
staten island hip pain, staten island back pain, staten island sciatica: Hip pain, hip injury, back pain, persistent pain, negative findings Hello Michael, First, I am sorry for your persistent hip pain. Does the pain also originate/ radiate to/ be related to the lower back, SI (sacroiliac) joint, thigh or knee?...

Chiropractors: hip / back pain sacroiliitis, SI joint, sacroillitis
SI joint, sacroillitis, chiropractic: Dear Teresa, I agree with your neurosurgeon...this definitely sounds like a classic presentation of sacroillitis...I see it often in my practice. The Sacroiliac Joint (or SI Joint,) is the joint between the sacrum and the ilium (one of the bones on the...

Chiropractors: Jutting rib, natural curve, heat massage
natural curve, heat massage, tissue work: Hello Jessica, Yes a subluxated rib can cause pain in the back where it attaches to the spine and may wrap around to the front of the chest where it articulates with the cartilage. You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic who specializes in Soft...

Chiropractors: Knee Pain, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan
staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Hello Delphyne, I am sorry to hear of your knee pain, swelling, clicking, cramps. Want me to cut to the chase ? - answer you real quick and simple (and you probably know this): Too Much Too Soon !!! Your first 12 mile trip ( crazy long for...

Chiropractors: knee problem, clicking knee, knee pain
clicking knee, knee pain, meniscus: Dear Brad, It would be premature to suggest any exercises for you at this point. The knee needs to be examined with functional orthopedic tests to determine the future course of care. Pain in the knee from soccer training is very common, however, many...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain and Depo, depo provera, lower back pain
depo provera, lower back pain, orthpedic: Alicia, Any question regarding potential side effects of drugs should be directed to the medical physician who has prescribed those drugs to you. In general, however, according to a pharmacological reference, relatively rare but potential side effects...

Chiropractors: low back pain, Dr. JR Strecker, chiropractor
Dr. JR Strecker, chiropractor, DC: Disclaimer: please do not take any of my advice without at least consulting with your doctor(s) first. If necessary, print this email in its entirety for your doctor(s) to read. In addition, please do not attempt to use this website or my advice as a substitute...

Chiropractors: lumbar lordosis, staten island Low Back Pain, Staten Island Expert
staten island Low Back Pain, Staten Island Expert, staten island chiropractic: Low Back Pain, Lumbar Pain, Lumbalgia, Lumbar Osteophyte, Lumbar Bone Spur, Lumbar VSC, Lumbar Misalignment, Lumbar Vertebral Subluxation, Lumbar Lordosis, Lumbar Curvature, Lumbar Deterioration, Staten Island Low Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten...

Chiropractors: Meaning of D.C., Staten Island Doctor of Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Doctor of Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, dolan: D.C. , Doctorate of Chiropractic , Staten Island Chiropractor , Staten Island Doctor of Chiropractic , Medical Doctor , http://www.dramylundin.com/images/hours_chart.gif http://www.netroster.com/sites/yourchiropractor/nervousphoto.jpg =make sure you...

Chiropractors: Misalignment after a broken foot, dr. man tran, north hollywood
dr. man tran, north hollywood, acupuncture: Dear Sophia, Since the injuries, your body may have changed the way you walk due to compensation. All you need to do is to un-train yourself again. This will take effort and time. As far as exercise goes, I would suggest for you to write alphabets...

Chiropractors: MRI, disc protrusion, mri findings
disc protrusion, mri findings, mri results: HI Jennifer, What you have is not uncommon following whiplash injuries, regardless of disc or MRI findings. It is difficult to say whether the small C6 protrusion is causing any of your problems (just based on the words I m reading). I wonder if the...

Chiropractors: MRI Interpretation, spndylolisthesis, myerding
spndylolisthesis, myerding, MRI: Dear Dee, You have quite a bit of degenerative issues on this MRI which predate the injury and could have been easily aggravated and exacerbated by the trauma. Of concern is the disc bulging with moderate bilateral recess narrowing seen at L4 / L5 and...

Chiropractors: Multiple Lumps (very painful), fatty tumors, muscle fibers
fatty tumors, muscle fibers, stress and strain: Leslie, Fatty tumors or lipomas are fleshy, thick, football-shaped lumps that sit under the skin. They do not come and go. Either you ve got them or not, and they usually just get bigger over the years. Taught/tender muscle fibers can feel like a lump,...

Chiropractors: Musculoskeletal Problems, Dr. JR Strecker, Dr. Strecker
Dr. JR Strecker, Dr. Strecker, chiropractor: Disclaimer: please do not take any of my advice without at least consulting with your doctor(s) first. If necessary, print this email in its entirety for your doctor(s) to read. In addition, please do not attempt to use this website or my advice as a substitute...

Chiropractors: middle back pain, Dr. Man Tran, North Hollywood
Dr. Man Tran, North Hollywood, Acupuncture: Hi Jemma, From what you described, you may have a few ribs and upper back spine out. What that means is that due to the lifting and slouching over at the desk (posture) your upper back tightened up and cause the ribs and spine to stiffened up. When...

Chiropractors: mri reports, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Michelle, I would recommend you ask this of another AllExperts.com member- perhaps our radiologist colleagues could answer you specifically. Perhaps one of my fellow Doctors of Chiropractic have a Radiology specialty- yes chiropractic doctors...

Chiropractors: muscle spasms and now variose like viens, staten island chiropractic expert
staten island chiropractic expert: muscle spasms, cortisone shots, varicose veins, Hello Lin, I am sorry to hear of your complaints and complications. For medication questions, such as cortisone, you need to talk to your medical doctor, or a medical doctor on this board....

Chiropractors: Neck noise, normal cervical lordosis, neural foramen
normal cervical lordosis, neural foramen, arnold chiari: Linda, Neck joints will make noise if they are irritated, degenerated, or in any state of dysfunction. Most folks with degenerative changes will have gravel or sandy sounds. Popping that is painful may be a sign of inflammated joints. Popping that...

Chiropractors: Neck Scoliosis, crazy neck, pinched nerves
crazy neck, pinched nerves, normal curve: Linda, Doubtful that there is any exercise that can reduce the scoliosis in your neck. There are various protocols and gizmos for forcing a cervical spine into extension over a fulcrum, thus forcing it into a normal curve. There is no evidence that these...

Chiropractors: Neck, Shoulder, Pec, Bicep and Elbow Pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island pinched nerve
staten island chiropractic, staten island pinched nerve, staten island chiropractor: Neck pain, shoulder pain, staten island neck pain, staten island shoulder pain, staten island pinched nerve, Hello Brad, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. .....I am currently suffering from pain that radiates down the right side of...

Chiropractors: Neck, shoulder problem, scalene muscles, nerve irritation
scalene muscles, nerve irritation, shoulder blade: Micheal, The region that you feel symptoms can also come from irriation of deep cervical spine stuctures in the middle or lower neck. This includes protruding discs at the C5 or C6 level where the disc is irritated but is not overtly touching or compressing...

Chiropractors: Numbness from exercising, wrist elbow, hands and knees
wrist elbow, hands and knees, shoulder arm: Before you see a specialist, who may run tests and ultimately surgery, I would suggest a chiropractor. You may have misalignment in the wrist, elbow, or both contributing to your numbness with exertion. They would be able to assess and treat it, as well...

Chiropractors: neck pain, pinky finger, nerve root
pinky finger, nerve root, neck pain: When you sleep in the position you describe, the muscles can put pressure on the nerves that lead to the arm (brachial plexus). Also, if you noticed a popping sensation, something may have misaligned, causing pressure on the nerves that lead to the outside...

Chiropractors: nerve damage to the elbow, pin and needles, pinky ring
pin and needles, pinky ring, nerve test: If you were the driver, the act of of gripping the steering wheel during the accident could have caused misalignment to the wrist, and quite possibly the elbow. You may also have a pinch in the neck area associated with hyperflexion/hyperextension (whiplash)...

Chiropractors: neuropraxia, nerve conduction test, long thoracic nerve
nerve conduction test, long thoracic nerve, serratus anterior: I would suggest having your chiro. use electrical stimulation on the long thoracic nerve. EMS can stimulate the nerve to heal faster. I would also see if you can find someone that uses low level laser treatment. LLLT has been shown to increase healing tremendously...

Chiropractors: numbness headaches nerve pain, stroke symtoms, cervical traction
stroke symtoms, cervical traction, mild stroke: Hi Mary, If you had a TIA or stroke it is fairly easy to diagnose. I doubt the manipulation caused that since research has shown only a couple out of millions per year. I suggest you get cervical traction and see how that works. It is done with a towel behind...

Chiropractors: numbness/tingling in extremities, staten island whiplash, staten island pinched nerve
staten island whiplash, staten island pinched nerve, staten island auto accident: Pinched nerve, staten island pinched nerve, cervical-brachial radiculitis, vertebral subluxation, head trauma, fall, staten island whiplash, Hello Vanessa, Thank you for the followup information and followup question. ....one morning...

Chiropractors: Oblique plane, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Juanie, I congratulate you on your quest and education! While I treat golf INJURY in my office, I would be presumptuous to talk about movement patterns in golf or the oblique plane. I recommend you stay on the www.AllExperts.com board - and look...

Chiropractors: Ongoing pain....NO resolution, degenerative disc disease, logical assumptions
degenerative disc disease, logical assumptions, knee region: Firstly, I understand your frustration...some doctors do not :listen . What may have happened and is continuing: When pregnant, 2 things occurred. The position of the baby caused pain down the leg (sciatica), and the release of hormones to loosen the joints...

Chiropractors: Back Pain / Breathing Issues, coorelation, doctors office
coorelation, doctors office, mid back pain: It is quite possible to have misalignment in the T1-T4 areas affect heart and or breathing. Firstly, the nerves exiting these areas travel to the heart and lungs, and interference can affect their performance. Secondly, if a rib is misaligned, you can have...

Chiropractors: Pain in thigh and leg, aspirin side effects, national healthcare
aspirin side effects, national healthcare, staten island herniated disc: aspirin side effects, national healthcare, herniated disc, Pain in thigh and leg Hello Shirley Rogers, I am sorry to hear of your condition. I am sorry that you are hurting since February. I am also sorry that you have no examination...

Chiropractors: Popped rib head problem, sports injuries
sports injuries: Hi Natasha, I m going to assume you are a teen, maybe 16 or so. Keep in mind that your level of competition has increased over the years, running harder, being more physical, etc., but your bones, tendons, and ligaments are not as able to keep up as does...

Chiropractors: pinky finger, pinky finger, chiropractor
pinky finger, chiropractor, elbow: You can have pressure anywhere along the nerve from the neck to the pinky. I would suggest you have it evaluated by a good chiropractor. They should be able to determine if there is a pinch, and if not, should be able to refer you to the appropriate specialist...

Chiropractors: Rib head is out, rib out
rib out: Sophia, It is possible that you have a disc herniation. Doc s and PT s are often fooled into believing it s a rib head out when in fact it is referred pain (and your body s reaction to the referred pain) caused by a deeper structure such as a disc....

Chiropractors: Right costal cartilage, hot water bottle, costal cartilage
hot water bottle, costal cartilage, tuberculosis treatment: Babar, I can t comment specifically on your case, because I don t have the benefit of having all your medical information as well as physical examination findings. In general, a concern of spine or rib pain in tuberculosis would be infection of the...

Chiropractors: Right costal cartilage, hot water bottle, costal cartilage
hot water bottle, costal cartilage, tuberculosis treatment: Hi Babar, I won t be able to advise on the injection or medications. However, I would suggest for you to visit a chiropractor office to have your condition examined. It sounds like you may have a rib out which need to be adjusted. This can cause pain...

Chiropractors: Right costal cartilage, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractic: Hello Babar, This is much more of a Thoracic Surgeons question, or perhaps an orthopedic question. That said, I will throw my 2 cents in, but recommend a second opinion at a different specialty. I am sorry to hear of your complaints. Let me...

Chiropractors: Right costal cartilage, hot water bottle, costal cartilage
hot water bottle, costal cartilage, tuberculosis treatment: Babar, The rib cartilage asymmetry likely has nothing to do with your pain. The fact that a hot water bottle is alleviating and that an interventional pain management specialist has some target in mind regarding injection seems to point to a musculoskeletal...

Chiropractors: Rotated Pelvis, nerve compression, high velocity
nerve compression, high velocity, active release technique: David, While I don t have all your health information and am lacking some data, it sounds to me like you still have referred pain from the surgical zone or from a disc or nerve higher up. Regardless, I would be carefull with stretching. In fact, if you...

Chiropractors: rib adjustments around the breasts, dr. man tran, north hollywood
dr. man tran, north hollywood, chiropractic: Angela, The anterior ribs or ribs at your chest area can be adjusted as such. There are muscles under and around the breasts that may be knotted up causing pain and spasm to the chest area. If you are concerned with the procedure or the person performing...

Chiropractors: Shoulder blade pain/muscle strength, shoulder blade pain, pain from trigger points
shoulder blade pain, pain from trigger points, biceps triceps: Dear Benjamin, Any muscle imbalance can create a perceived weakness of one side of the body to the other, and this is actually a common complaint. The fact that you are performing a type of dance that requires increased strength and balance will accentuate...

Chiropractors: Shoulder pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island shoulder injury
staten island chiropractic, staten island shoulder injury, staten island rotator cuff: shoulder exam, shoulder injury, rotator cuff, impingement syndrome, staten island chiropractic Hello Carlos, Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear that you have hurt your shoulder. You went to the doctor, I assume an Xray was taken...

Chiropractors: Shoulder pain and numbness, nerve impingement, heart issues
nerve impingement, heart issues, three fingers: I would firstly check with your family doctor and make sure there are no heart issues. As long as that is clear, I would suggest you see a good chiropractor. What you describe could be symptoms of nerve impingement, leading to the numbness. A good chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Spina Bifida Occulta, staten island back pain, staten island scoliosis
staten island back pain, staten island scoliosis, staten island spina bifida: Spina Bifida Occulta, staten island spina bifida, back pain, low back pain, staten island back pain, staten island scoliosis, Hello Nicole, I am sorry to hear of your back pain. Your overall description brings me to say- how is your Doctor...

Chiropractors: Spine-Issue?, doing weights, backbend
doing weights, backbend, x rays: Hi Eva, It sounds like your first chiropractor was correct in that you may have done something to the disc. The second chiropractor needs to go back to school to learn that the the hips misaligned is not a valid concept anymore. You need to find a...

Chiropractors: Spine Question, doing weights, backbend
doing weights, backbend, x rays: Firstly, I am sorry your experience with chiropractic was not optimal. It sounds as if there is some tightening in the ligaments in the Sacroiliac joint, leading to your pain. I would suggest you try a massage therapist to loosen this, and if the need arises,...

Chiropractors: shoulder poping , pain ,burning sensation., burning sensation, muscle tension
burning sensation, muscle tension, shoulder muscle: There can be many causes of popping/burning with the shoulder. Muscle tension and slight misalignment in the shoulder or neck can be the most likely causes. Without an actual hands on exam, it is hard to pin down. I would suggest an evaluation by a good...

Chiropractors: slip&fall-neck, should, lower back, staten island slip and fall, staten island chiropractic
staten island slip and fall, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: slip and fall, injury, trauma, unconscious, CT scan, Staten Island Slip and Fall, MRI Bone spur, Osteoarthritic degeneration, staten island chiropractic Hello Christal173, I am sorry to hear of your injury. I am sorry to hear of your continued...

Chiropractors: Back surgery, stten island chiropractor
stten island chiropractor: Hello Jennifer, Thank you for your followup question. I return from a short break, and find you in my Email! RSD/CRPS , as you know is a tricky, difficult, complicated diagnosis to treat. I do not believe anyone has the definitive cause or treatment....

Chiropractors: tendon injury?, soft tissue injuries, soft tissue treatment
soft tissue injuries, soft tissue treatment, tendon injury: Hello Shannon, You may need a MRI of the shoulder to make sure you did not completely tear the tendon, this will also help determine healing time and treatment, partial tear, etc. You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic who specializes in...

Chiropractors: Upper spine cracks when breath in deep, soft tissue treatment, doctor of chiropractic
soft tissue treatment, doctor of chiropractic, ribcage: Hello Marcus, When deep breathing the ribcage expands, your ribs insert directly into the spine (costovertebral joint) this joint may be subluxated (moved out of place by breathing) which can cause pain and the cracking sound. You may want to...

Chiropractors: Winging Scapula, Victor Dolan, Staten Island Chiropractor
Victor Dolan, Staten Island Chiropractor: Hello Rick, I am sorry to hear of your complicated and deteriorating condition. First of all, I would refer this question to an Orthopedic Surgeon MD, or perhaps a Physiatrist MD, perhaps a sports medicine MD or rehab MD. SURGERY has been performed,...

Chiropractors: 3 times a week for 3 months???, arthritic joints, manual manipulation
arthritic joints, manual manipulation, consensus guidelines: Sheila, 3x/week for three months is a bit much for any kind of manual therapy. After your first two weeks, why didn t your chiropractor re-assess and greatly reduce your treatment frequency, or, better, give you the option of returning only when your...

Chiropractors: arm pain, Staten Island Sports injury, victor dolan
Staten Island Sports injury, victor dolan, neck pinched nerve: arm pain, sports related injury, sports performance, Staten Island Sports injury, neck pinched nerve Hello Steve, I am sorry to hear of your pain/ complaints/ conditions. Well, with all the controversy here in the states about national...

Chiropractors: arm pain, abnormal curvature, international athlete
abnormal curvature, international athlete, tennis elbow: First, I would like to apologize for the lateness of my reply. I had no notifications of questions from allexperts. It is very difficult to diagnose without an actual hands on, but, if it is reversal of curvature, there is some muscle involvement in the condition...

Chiropractors: Buttock Pain, lower back pain, complete examination
lower back pain, complete examination, chiropractic office: Hi Angela, It seems the area you describe is located at the joint where the hip joins with the low back. We call it the SacroIliac joint. It is common for female compare to male to have pain at this area especially when near menstruation. The ligaments...

Chiropractors: Carpal Tunnel, radial nerve, nerve problems
radial nerve, nerve problems, median nerve: Carpal tunnel syndrome presents with pain, numbness and tingling to the index finger and half of the middle finger only...that is the distribution of the median nerve. Problems at the base of the thumb can be arthritis, tendonitis, or impingement on the sensory...

Chiropractors: Cartilage Injury, low level laser, cartilage injury
low level laser, cartilage injury, vitamins and supplements: Cartilage can be very slow to heal, but there are some things you can do to speed it up. I would suggest you find a chiropractor that utilizes a low level laser. These can speed healing and cut pain dramatically. They can also check to see if it is a rib...

Chiropractors: Cervical Spine Straightening Answer, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan
staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Cervical Spine Straightening, Military neck, reduced cervical lordosis, cervical kyphosis, reversed cervical curve, whiplash, cervical acceleration/ deceleration, cervical sprain/strain, Hello Maria, I am sorry to hear of your pain and symptoms....

Chiropractors: Chiropractic care during pregnancy...., staten island pregnancy, chiropractic in pregnancy
staten island pregnancy, chiropractic in pregnancy, chiropractic during pregnancy: Chiropractic during pregnancy, staten island pregnancy, chiropractic during pregnancy, Hello Rebecca, Congratulations on your pregnancy and new addition to the family! Congratulations on utilizing safe, effective Chiropractic care during...

Chiropractors: cervical decompress, decompression, bulge disk
decompression, bulge disk, carpal tunnel: Dear Connie, Intervertebral disc decompression machines are designed to have a cumulative effect, so yes there is a protocol of anywhere between 20-24 visits of increasing traction to complete the program. It is also common for a patients pain level to...

Chiropractors: cervical vertibrae curvature, neck muscle spasm, cervical vertebrae
neck muscle spasm, cervical vertebrae, convex shape: Rudolph, The only way to know is to have had an x-ray of your neck prior to the fall. Otherwise, it s a presumption. And, contrary to often-seen comments on radiologists reports, it is not necessarily caused by neck muscle spasm. Regards, ...

Chiropractors: chest cartliage pain, upper rib cage, cartilage tear
upper rib cage, cartilage tear, pain thanks: Dear Matt, From what you described, it may be that your rib is out or sprained, therefore, the surrounding muscles might be spasm but they are not strong enough to hold the rib in place. My suggestion is to consult a chiropractor who may be able adjust...

Chiropractors: chiropractic adjustments/manipulation, limit scope, chiropractic adjustments
limit scope, chiropractic adjustments, chiropractor: A chiropractors scope of practice starts with chiropractic, which is usually hands on adjusting or manipulation. Some states limit scope of practice to this; others will allow therapies, and yet others will allow more. Chiropractic code is usually dictated...

Chiropractors: chiropractic injury?, stress injury, muscular problems
stress injury, muscular problems, chiropracter: James, It s difficult for me to answer this question because I don t have the benefit of all of the clinical information that pertains to your case and your care. If I understand the facts that you presented correctly, you received a manipulation to...

Chiropractors: chiropractors, motion palpation institute, paradigm shift
motion palpation institute, paradigm shift, misalignment: James, It likely had nothing to do with Gonstead technique. How many Gonstead practitioners have you gone to? Just one? Did you ever think that you just didn t find the right practitioner, regardless of what method they used. What I am against is...

Chiropractors: chronic back pain with new pelvic bone problems, pins and needles, chronic back pain
pins and needles, chronic back pain, burning sensation: Michelle, I can t give you specific treatment advice or a diagnosis over the Internet, as this is a forum for general informational purposes. That said, firstly, lower back pain with leg pain, numbness, or tingling is almost always associated with a...

Chiropractors: collar bone bulbs, rehab exercises, light weights
rehab exercises, light weights, experimentation results: First, I would like to apologize for the lateness of my reply. I had no notifications of questions from allexperts. You are on the right track with the rehab exercises, but if there is a misalignment in the clavicle and rib, it should be corrected first....

Chiropractors: collar bone bulbs, victor dolan; victor dolan, d.c.; good health naturally
victor dolan; victor dolan, d.c.; good health naturally, staten island kinesiotape: collar bone bulbs , staten island kinesiotape Hello Roger, I am sorry to hear of your problem. Does this prominence of the sternal end of the clavicle cause you any pain?, dysfunction? Your description makes it sound as if the problem...

Chiropractors: Dislocated rib 10?, muscle wastage, whiplash injury
muscle wastage, whiplash injury, manual therapist: First, I would like to apologize for the lateness of my reply. I had no notifications of questions from allexperts. Yes, most assuredly you can have a misalignment at rib 10. It can and will affect your breathing, and can give you pain. Removal will be...

Chiropractors: lower neck an shoulder, shoulders
Chiropractors: lower neck an shoulder, shoulders

Chiropractors: pain after adjustment, severe back pain, hmmm
Chiropractors: pain after adjustment, severe back pain, hmmm

Chiropractors: SIJ dysfunction, false diagnosis, sciatic nerve
Chiropractors: SIJ dysfunction, false diagnosis, sciatic nerve, orthopedic doctor

Chiropractors: Gym injury - Sternum, chest workout, incline bench
chest workout, incline bench, lifting weights: I would suggest you seek out a good chiropractor to help with this. In the process of lifting weights, a misalignment may have occurred. This would lead to a mechanical change and make it easier to injure yourself. The meds and rest would help, but it sounds...

Chiropractors: hurt while stretching, help!, hand fingers, neck collar
hand fingers, neck collar, collarbone: Sandra, First, you obviously strained something in your neck. Ice/heat/rest/medicines and give it a little time. If you do not have numbness with pain into the arm-hand-fingers, then that s good. If you can push/pull/grip/pinch with your arm and fingers...

Chiropractors: hurt while stretching, help!, staten island sports injury, victor dolan
staten island sports injury, victor dolan: P.R.I.C.E. protocol, stretching injury, staten island sports injury, Hello Sandra, I am sorry to hear that you hurt yourself. First-- any severe pain, or any longstanding pain SHOULD be seen by a licensed health professional. Second,...

Chiropractors: hurt while stretching, help!, muscle spasm, moist heat
muscle spasm, moist heat, collarbone: Muscles can spasm for any reason. I would first suggest you apply an ice pack. This will help relieve swelling. Do this for 15 minutes on, 20 minutes off, repeating 4 times. The next day, I would switch to moist heat...same times for application. If it...

Chiropractors: intense leg and foot pain due to lordosis?, staten island chiropractic, staten island sciatica
staten island chiropractic, staten island sciatica: lordosis, back pain, leg pain, sciatica, pinched nerves, fibromyalgia, pain killers, pain medication, blood pressure, toxicity, staten island sciatica, Hello Bev, I am sorry to hear of your pain. I am sorry to hear of your condition. Perhaps...

Chiropractors: Knee Pain, tradmill, orthopedic doctor
tradmill, orthopedic doctor, injur: I would suggest a chiropractor for a couple of reasons. You should be able to get in for a visit quicker. A good chiropractor should be able to determine whether it is an orthopedic case, and refer appropriately. A good chiropractor should be able to assess...

Chiropractors: Loss of cervical curve, numbness, numbness in the left arm, mild scoliosis
numbness in the left arm, mild scoliosis, cervical curve: Dear Liana, It would be a good idea to continue therapy. Your condition may become worse with daily activities if you don t have treatment of your neck and low back. I would recommend to see a chiropractor and ask about a cervical pillow that may help...

Chiropractors: leg numbness, staten island pinched nerve, staten island numbness
staten island pinched nerve, staten island numbness: leg numbness, pinched nerve, staten island pinched nerve, herniated disc, staten island numbness, Hello Amanda, I am sorry to hear of your calf numbness. Has this happened before?, You have had this for two days???- what did you do...

Chiropractors: Left lower leg numbness, leg numbness, chiropractic
leg numbness, chiropractic, peroneal nerve: Dear Stephanie, Short answer here is yes...go have the area functionally examined, and I would recommend a sports injury trained chiropractic physician for the exam...because functional medicine is what we do, and the medical community will likely blow...

Chiropractors: lower neck an shoulder, ART, SASTM
ART, SASTM, Graston: Dear Dee, The fact that you have had this issue for years means that it will likely be difficult to correct. Now, most manual adjustment techniques require a thrust into the spine (pushing) so that really doesn t help to clarify what may have transpired...

Chiropractors: neck, chest and side pain, chest muscles, bad posture
chest muscles, bad posture, muscle tension: I would suggest an evaluation by a good chiropractor. Positioning yourself as you have over years may have caused misalignment coupled with muscle tension. A good chiropractor should be able to assess and treat this, as well as set you up in a good rehab....

Chiropractors: neck cracks, wierd noises, elbow knee
wierd noises, elbow knee, chiropracter: Hey Josh, The cracking noise coming from joints are from gas releasing out of the joints usually from some movements or adjustment by a chiropractor. It can be normal to have the joints crack. However, in your case with almost every joints crack on their...

Chiropractors: neck pain, baby 6 months, cardio exercises
baby 6 months, cardio exercises, having a baby: Congratulations on your path to more total health!!1 The pain and creaking could be from spasm, causing pulling on the spine (without an exam, it is difficult to diagnose). I would suggest finding a good chiropractor. They should be able to assess and treat...

Chiropractors: neck pain etc., ginzu knives, whiplash injuries
ginzu knives, whiplash injuries, whiplash injury: Hi Shaun, You didn t sign up for the several-thousand-dollar healthy lifestyle plan? But wouldn t you get the free ginzu knives if you signed up right away? Just kidding, obviously. You are correct in that you probably didn t need to do that. My main...

Chiropractors: neck pain and headaches, pregnancy and chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic and pregnancy
pregnancy and chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic and pregnancy, chiropractic during pregnanc: neck pain and headaches, pregnancy and chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic and pregnancy, chiropractic during pregnancy, medication risks, medication safety, chiropractic safety, Hello tara delisle, Congratulations on your expecting a baby!!!...

Chiropractors: pain after adjustment, repetitive stress disorder, spinal manipulation
repetitive stress disorder, spinal manipulation, acute trauma: Hillaree, Firstly, it is impossible for me to evaluate your clinical condition over the Internet. In general, minor soreness after spinal manipulation can be a common side effect, which has been reported in the literature, especially in tissues that...

Chiropractors: Back pain/discomfort, pain discomfort, accutane
pain discomfort, accutane, muscle pain: I would suggest a visit to a good chiropractor. They should be able to assess and treat this, as well as rehab the injury. Without an actual hands on exam, it is hard to pinpoint, but it sounds as if there is a simple strain. If it is anything more serious,...

Chiropractors: pain worse in foot after activator adjustment in foot?, 5th metatarsal, audible sound
5th metatarsal, audible sound, sensitive area: Leona, The Activator instrument does not physically move a bone (unlike a manually-induced manipulative thrust, which takes the joint through its normal range of motion and then gaps the joint, usually producing an audible sound as the joint is manipulated)....

Chiropractors: postural disorders, posture; scoliosis
posture; scoliosis: Shaine, Scoliosis is a term used to describe the side-to-side and rotational distortion the spine undergoes in young folks, usually females, and with no known cause uncovered (as of yet). Some people get a mild scoliosis in their youth that goes unnoticed....

Chiropractors: Radiating Pain, sciatic nerve, calf muscle
sciatic nerve, calf muscle, misalignment: It sounds as if there is irritation to the sciatic nerve; that would explain the pain from buttocks to knee. You didn t mention how the calf was torn. It is quite possible that misalignment of the hips was caused leading to the irritation of the sciatic...

Chiropractors: Restless leg syndrome, canadian chiropractic association, restless leg syndrome
canadian chiropractic association, restless leg syndrome, restless legs syndrome treatment: Francis, There is no substantial body of evidence to suggest that spinal manipulation can help someone with Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). RLS appears to be a neurological problem involving defective receptors and/or problems with certain neurotransmitters....

Chiropractors: is it back related?, ear nose and throat clinic, numbness and tingling in the fingers
ear nose and throat clinic, numbness and tingling in the fingers, tingling in the fingers: It is quite possible to have a neck problem leading to dizziness and also to the numbness and tingling. I would suggest that you have her checked by a good chiropractor. They should be able to assess and treat it, as well as the back problems, set her up...

Chiropractors: When can I return to work?, dolly wheels, low level laser
dolly wheels, low level laser, rib injuries: Unfortunately, rib injuries can be a bugger!!! They don t tape them anymore (too much risk of pneumonia). I would suggest you find a chiropractor or other practitioner that utilizes a low level laser. We have used this successfully to treat rib fractures....

Chiropractors: rib/back pain, pain killers, shoulder blade
pain killers, shoulder blade, medical physician: I cannot provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet, but back pain that worsens with or is caused by laughing, coughing, or breathing is often associated with muscle dysfunction or spasms. I recommend consulting your medical physician to rule out an underlying...

Chiropractors: SIJ dysfunction, sacroiliac joints, low back and hip pain
sacroiliac joints, low back and hip pain, biomechanical properties: It is known that the sacroiliac joint (SI joint) can be a significant source of low back and hip pain. This has been established in the scientific literature through studies in which anaesthetic blocks have been applied to the joint, obliterating the source...

Chiropractors: STIFF BACK, long periods of time, warrant investigation
long periods of time, warrant investigation, stress problem: Thank you for your question. In general, anyone who is required to remain seated for roughly half of a 24-hour day is going to experience back pain. The human body simply was not designed to sit for long periods of time. To that, add obesity (which...

Chiropractors: Sternum Cracking, arthritis medicine, pain sensation
arthritis medicine, pain sensation, heart problem: Dear Vanessa, It sounds like your pregnancy may have caused the sternum area to be a little loose. During pregnancy, the body will produce hormone that will cause the ligament especially around the joint areas to be lax (loose). So movements at the arms...

Chiropractors: stiff neck, staten island stiff neck, staten island whiplash
staten island stiff neck, staten island whiplash, herniated disc: stiff neck, acute spastic torticollis, wryneck, whiplash, staten island stiff neck, staten island whiplash, reversed cervical curve, military neck, loss of cervical curve, herniated disc, staten island herniated disc, staten island chiropractic, ...

Chiropractors: Tingling in the back left side of my head., numbness in the head, occipital neuralgia
numbness in the head, occipital neuralgia, neurological problem: Caitlin, I can t diagnose your condition through the Internet, but in general, numbness in the head and chest pain that worsens when laying down are two symptoms that warrant further evaluation by your medical physician. For example, numbness in the head...

Chiropractors: tilted pelvis, tilted pelvis, bridge construction
tilted pelvis, bridge construction, leg length: Yes and no. To properly assess the degree of unevenness , a leg length x-ray should be taken to determine 1. Where it is short, and 2. the amount of short. For an example, I always have a right short leg and dropped pelvis on the right of 2-3 mm on x...

Chiropractors: vertigo, soft tissue techniques, chiropractic technique
soft tissue techniques, chiropractic technique, spinal manipulation: Thank you for your question. While I cannot provide you with specific medical advice via the Internet, in general, it is common for many patients who receive manual spinal therapy to experience temporary, mild (even moderate) soreness after treatment. Normally...

Chiropractors: worst shoulder pain, nerve pinch, decrease inflammation
nerve pinch, decrease inflammation, frozen shoulder: I would definitely start with the ice. That will help decrease inflammation, and calm any spasm of the muscles. Meds. that can help are anti inflammatory and possibly muscle relaxants. If she is getting no relief, I would suggest she try an orthopedist...

Chiropractors: acute pain in my leg & lower back, staten island low back pain, staten island sciatica
staten island low back pain, staten island sciatica, victor dolan: low back pain, sports athlete, sciatica, pain medication, touching toes, staten island low back pain, staten island sciatica, Hello Justin, I am sorry to hear of your sciatica and lower back pain. I applaud you on continuing to be active...

Chiropractors: Bulge on the back of my neck, Neck pain, Headaches
Neck pain, Headaches, chiropractor: Donna, Please realize that you are describing a very serious condition that needs immediate attention and I suggest you start asking your friends and family if they know of an excellent Chiropractor in your area. I also want you to know that the following...

Chiropractors: butt numbness :0), sensory nerves, bike accident
sensory nerves, bike accident, buttock muscle: Dear Donna, Has the bruising gone down? The numbness you experience could be due to the nerves around the buttock being affected. If you can still move the buttock muscle then this means the sensory nerves (nerve to the skin for sensation) is damaged....

Chiropractors: Chiro side effect, numbness in the face, pinch nerve
numbness in the face, pinch nerve, spinal manipulation: Thank you for your question. First, the most common side-effect to manual spinal therapy/spinal manipulation iS localized soreness in the region where tissues are sensitive and possibly inflamed. In the vast majority of cases, these symptoms are mild and...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic Care, s1 nerve root, flexion distraction
s1 nerve root, flexion distraction, disc bulge: Hi Jennifer, Yes, a chiropractor can help. I would suggest one that uses a flexion/distraction table. If you look at my website, at the products-services tab, and click on the video of treatment for sciatica (http://www.drgillman.com/drgillman/pages/services.htm)....

Chiropractors: Chiropractor and back pain, staten island pain, staten island chiropractic
staten island pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor: chiropractic and back pain , pinched nerve , vertebral subluxation complex , chiropractic v. massage , chiropractic v. topical analgesic cream , staten island chiropractic , staten island pinched nerve , Hello Shawn, I am sorry to...

Chiropractors: Chronic aching, chronic back pain, EWOT Exercise with Oxygen
chronic back pain, EWOT Exercise with Oxygen, second opinion: First and foremost if you have arthritis it would show up on your x-rays. I understand that you have been seeing a Chiropractor. Are you seeing the DC on a formalized treatment plan or just going when you are in pain or agonizing pain. Chiropractic in order...

Chiropractors: CLEAR and corrective care, chiropractic, scoliosis
chiropractic, scoliosis: Dear Dr. Bosler, Thank you for your inquiry. I do not have firsthand knowledge of the CLEAR Institute or their protocols. In response to previous questions I have received regarding whether or not chiropractic care specifically, or spinal manipulation...

Chiropractors: Compression Fractues, chronic back pain, compression fractures
chronic back pain, compression fractures, x rays: Dear Jeff, Yes, the history of compression fractures can contribute to your chronic back pain. Best treatment would be exercise to strengthen the back and stomach muscle to give stability to the spine. Also distraction therapy (ask your chiropractor about...

Chiropractors: change in retrolisthesis, retrolisthesis, listhesis
retrolisthesis, listhesis, jp jp: JP, There is no evidence that the retrolisthesis will worsen with any form of manual therapy. Yes, trunk posture, loaded by standing or sitting as compared to lying supine can show a difference in the listhesis if it is unstable or loose. There was...

Chiropractors: Disc prolapse, staten island chiropractor, staten island herniated disc
staten island chiropractor, staten island herniated disc, staten island sciatica: Hello Duncan, I am sorry to hear of your disc problems and sciatica. You do not mention your treatment plan, and I hope it includes your local Doctor of Chiropractic(DC). This is the type of problem that chiropractic doctors handle all day, every...

Chiropractors: Drop Foot, staten island chiropractic expert, victor dolan
staten island chiropractic expert, victor dolan: Drop foot, Dropped foot, Foot Drop, nerve palsy, nerve weakness, pinched nerve, exercise, Hello again Susanne, Sorry Doctor, I am back again!.... - NO PROBLEM. I hope my long winded answers help you. ....You have suggested maybe I try massage----...

Chiropractors: Elbow, staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Hello Jan, I am sorry to hear of your (developing, progressing) elbow problems. First, let me say this most appropriately belongs in the Orthopedic MD category. Here in New York State, the Doctor of Chiropractic does NOT treat isolated extremity...

Chiropractors: Elbow pain during weightlifting, elbow pain, bench press
elbow pain, bench press: Luke, At 25, you likely don t have an arthritic elbow, so we re dealing with an elbow joint system that is being strained by the weight-lifting. The elbow joint system, with ligaments, muscles and tendons is somehow undergoing some sort of tissue failure....

Chiropractors: Facial Twitch... :(, facial twitch, facial twitches
facial twitch, facial twitches, occasional drinker: Hi Selena, I ve never heard of chiropractors alleviating facial twitching, but it sure can t hurt to try. If you can find a chiropractor that can combine skilled joint manipulation with soft tissue therapy such as active-release technique or Graston Technique,...

Chiropractors: Frequency of adjustments, flexion distraction, neck spine
flexion distraction, neck spine, acute episodes: Eileen, Dump your new chiropractor! Or, you should bet money that he cannot find legitimate proof that he can reverse degenerative changes. Nobody can reverse degenerative changes. The frequency and claims are outlandish and it remains embarrassing to...

Chiropractors: Bulge on the back of my neck, lower back problems, disc problems
Chiropractors: Bulge on the back of my neck, lower back problems, disc problems, chiropractor

Chiropractors: fell on knee, back of the knee, leg muscle
back of the knee, leg muscle, upper leg: Hi Moneen, Due to your age, the healing may take a little longer than normal to heal. As long as the swelling continues to become less each day, then it is a sign that healing is taking place. The pain at your leg is due to the trauma of falling down...

Chiropractors: Hip Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Pinched Nerve
Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, Staten Island Sciatica: Hello Katie, I am sorry to hear of your progressively worsening hip pain. You do not mention your age, any trauma, previous history. You seem somewhat familiar with back pain, back problems being the root cause of sciatica; you seem familiar with one...

Chiropractors: headaches, St Louis, Chiropractor
St Louis, Chiropractor, Upper Cervical Spine: Susan, First of all, I want to say that I am glad to hear that a patient of mine has recommended me very highly to you. Since I do not advertise, this is exactly how people hear about me and the work, strictly by word of mouth. Now, as far as headaches,...

Chiropractors: herniated disk, disc herniation, myofascial trigger point
disc herniation, myofascial trigger point, cervical spine: James, Thanks for your question. Herniated discs in the lower back (or lumbar spine) do not refer pain to the shoulder blades. Pain in the shoulder blade region may be referred pain from a myofascial trigger point (a tender, pain-producing nodule in...

Chiropractors: Iliotibial Tear - What Can My Chiropractor Do?, local doctors, lateral aspect
local doctors, lateral aspect, iliotibial band: If it is truly a tear at the origin of the IT band, it is out of the hands of a chiropractor. Your next step should be diagnostic imaging to determine this. If it is just a sprain/strain, a chiropractor can definitely help. He would need to approach the...

Chiropractors: Back injury, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan
staten island chiropractic, victor dolan, staten island chiropractic office: Hello Jessica, I am sorry to hear that you have been injured. To cut right to the chase: ....I was wondering if you know what is wrong with my back, what should I do, and if you have any recommendations?.... , given your description, you could have...

Chiropractors: Knee Pain, knee pain, sports injuries
knee pain, sports injuries, chiropractor: I would continue with icing; 20 minutes on and 20 off, repeating 4 times. I would then suggest you find a chiropractor that specializes in sports injuries. They should be able to assess and treat the injury, and if necessary, refer you to the proper physician...

Chiropractors: L2 Compression Fracture, compression fracture
compression fracture: At 10 weeks the bone is healed. The bone will not change shape, but the fracture line may remodel a bit internally within the bone. The soft tissues around the bone fracture may still be congested or irritated and will remodel a bit over several months....

Chiropractors: LENGTH OF CARE, fracture dislocation, spinal misalignment
fracture dislocation, spinal misalignment, electrical muscle stimulation: Thank you for your question. While I cannot provide you with specific advice related to treatment, I can offer you some general comments about the nature of the treatment program that you have described. First, x-rays really only indicate whether or...

Chiropractors: Leg, Scoliosis, numbness
Scoliosis, numbness, low back pain: Dear Christina, It s highly doubtful that your calf problem has come to fruition because of a stroke. You more than likely would have facial paralysis or trouble into your arms with the left being prominent. You would have the possibility of slurred speech...

Chiropractors: loss in neck curve, upper cervical doctor, missouri
upper cervical doctor, missouri, neck: since you will not come to the states, I would suggest that you give chiropractic some more time to help you. That is all I can tell you. If you get to the point where you are desperate enough to travel, then call me and I will help you. Dr Arnone St...

Chiropractors: losso f cervical lordosis, loss of cervical lordosis, osteophytosis
loss of cervical lordosis, osteophytosis, head ache: Nishi, Loss of cervical lordosis is common and not considered a disease. The spondylitic changes are part of osteoarthritis or joint degenerative changes. Again, it likely is not enough to explain all of your pains. These degenerative changes are likely...

Chiropractors: Meralgia Paresthetica issues., inguinal ligament, outer thighs
inguinal ligament, outer thighs, pain tolerance: Betty, The only real shot at this conservatively is with soft tissue therapy around the inguinal ligament, sartorius, psoas regions using myofascial release methods (Active Release Technique or ART, or other forms of active myofascial release). A quick...

Chiropractors: my MRI, grade 1 anterolisthesis, disk protrusion
grade 1 anterolisthesis, disk protrusion, neural foramen: I would suggest you find a practitioner of the McKenzie method. This method uses a series of tests and stretches to help bring the disc back in, to a point. Another option is to find a chiropractor that utilizes decompression therapy. This utilizes gentle...

Chiropractors: military neck, Military Neck, Over the counter meds
Military Neck, Over the counter meds, dos and donts: Dear Military Neck, First Military neck is more prevalent than most people would believe so you are not the only one who is plagued by this health issue. I realize this does not help your situation but neither is taking excessive amounts of Motrin. Please...

Chiropractors: NECK PAIN!!!, neck pain
neck pain: Stephen, Neck pain with not radicular pain into the scap or arm/hand is a good sign. However, cervical discs can refer pretty low into the medial scapular border. Your $100 should have bought you a standard physical examination (however brief) that...

Chiropractors: Neck, ear & sinus damage, low level laser, shoulder blade pain
low level laser, shoulder blade pain, sinus problems: If, and it is a big if, the adjustment caused the problems, then the MRI would let you know the extent. Just know, not all chiropractors snap the neck violently...we always say it is the ones that don t know better. It may also be muscle tightness as a result...

Chiropractors: Nerve regeration/foot drop, numbness, leg pain
numbness, leg pain, foot drop: Dear Susanne, This is avery complicated question and really my opinion can t be taken for medical advice because I have not had a chance to do a physical eaxmination. So please take my advice with that disclaimer in mind. I would say that you have achieved...

Chiropractors: Numbness in left leg and foot, staten island chiropractic expert, victor dolan
staten island chiropractic expert, victor dolan: Hello Sharon, I am sorry to hear of your condition. You have been to your regular family MD, and a neurologist MD. You say, ...got the results back today and I was told my brain was completely normal. Then they left me at that.... - first, they...

Chiropractors: neck adjustment, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, paroxysmal positional vertigo
benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, paroxysmal positional vertigo, toggle recoil: Laura, I have no idea what your chiropractor did. From the small description, it sounds like he did a toggle-recoil thrust maneuver to your 1st vertebra as you layed on your side. While this old-fashioned joint manipulation maneuver has a small place...

Chiropractors: neck & left arm pain with numbness, stten island chiropractic expert, victor dolan
stten island chiropractic expert, victor dolan: Hello Gisela, I hope the above (prior) information helps you. You seem to be heading in the correct direction. I would recommend a Doctor of Chiropractic, maybe one with a neurology credential; but even your neighborhood chiropractic doctor handles...

Chiropractors: BACK PAIN, back pain, chiropractor
back pain, chiropractor, ice: Dear Odessa, You more than likely are suffering from a common ailment called Subluxation which means one or more of the bones in your spine is out of kilter and when this happens your body has a built in warning system to let you know of the potential...

Chiropractors: Pain, Sciatica, pain
Sciatica, pain, back: Steve, Yes, there is hope. At my clinic I have seen phenomenal results with Sciatica, but that was only after I was able to locate and correct the cause. Therefore, I would have to first identify the cause and then I would be in much better position to...

Chiropractors: Please help -Have I done somethng awful to my back?, muscle strain, lung capacity
muscle strain, lung capacity, shoulder blades: Without an actual hands on exam it is a little difficult to diagnose. That being said...there is a reason chiropractors go through the training that we do. Safety, first and foremost. The crack could have been anything from noise associated with joint movement...

Chiropractors: back pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Good Health Naturally
Staten Island Chiropractic, Good Health Naturally, Staten Island Pain: Staten Island Chiropractic, Good Health Naturally, Staten Island Pain, Hello Brant, I am sorry to hear of your severe pain. You describe ....intense muscle spasms in my back .... , you state that the pain ....is getting much worse .......

Chiropractors: pain and popping in the hip, ischial bursa, greater trochanter
ischial bursa, greater trochanter, bursa sac: Erin, This is a common problem that is most prevalent in young females. Google: snapping hip syndrome. You ll see a ton of information. The snapping often comes tendons that ride over the bones of your hip. There is a boney knob called the lesser...

Chiropractors: right leg feels numb, blood circulation, knee area
blood circulation, knee area, slip and fall: Hi Maria, The slip and fall may have injured your spine affecting the nerve and blood circulation. Since the condition is not improving, I suggest for you to visit a chiropractor for a full evaluation in order to know the specific extent of the injuries...

Chiropractors: Sciatic vs piriformis syndrome, sciatica, inflammation
sciatica, inflammation, chiropractic: Dear Linda, Yes this could absolutely be piriformis syndrome, it is often confused with sciatica originating from the lumbar spine, and it is very easy to check for this. Conversely, it could be early scarring and fibrosis from the surgery...and you...

Chiropractors: Left Shoulder Blade Numbness and tingling., adhesive capsulitis, nerves in the neck
adhesive capsulitis, nerves in the neck, scapular region: Thank you for your question. While I can t give you a specific diagnosis over the Internet, in general, considerations for numbness and tingling in the shoulder blade region should include cervical radiculopathy (irritation of the spinal nerves in the neck...

Chiropractors: Shoulder injury, sahpe, strengthening exercises
sahpe, strengthening exercises, chiropracter: First, congratulations on your career choice!!! You will find it very rewarding when a patient enters, just as you present now, and you are able to help. It can be anything from a simple strain to a tear to a misalignment. Without an actual hands on it...

Chiropractors: Stiff and painfull ankle, charcot marie, misalignment
charcot marie, misalignment, chiropractor: A chiropractor can help from the aspect that, if there is a misalignment in the foot, they can correct it. You want to find a chiropractor that deals with extremities. They should be able to assess and treat this, as well as rehab the injury to make it more...

Chiropractors: scoliosis, scoliosis
scoliosis: Sue, First, there is no clear evidence as to what causes scoliosis in a healthy young person, although scoliosis is more prevalent with congenitial defects (e.g. an extra bone) or neurologic disorders. But for healthy kids, all is speculation. Second,...

Chiropractors: si joint?, disc bulges, pins and needles
disc bulges, pins and needles, nerve impingement: Rebecca, Ask your chiropractor to do a neurologic exam and make sure you have normal skin sensation, reflexes, and muscle strengths. Ask to do nerve tension tests and provocation/alleviation tests (e.g. McKenzie tests). Ask him to stop measuring your leg...

Chiropractors: spondylolisthesis, spinal manipulation, spondylolisthesis
spinal manipulation, spondylolisthesis, bone scan: Just in case there may be a fracture, I would hold off any manipulation. There can be many things that they are looking for from developmental abnormalities to disease processes. An excellent site for information is: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a0005...

Chiropractors: I suffered a disc herniation, lumbar disc herniation, bad posture
lumbar disc herniation, bad posture, doctor scott: Hi Paul, The DOK sound likely is coming from a tendon that is sliding over a bone in the inner hip. It also can be coming from your pelvic bone at the sacro-iliac joint. I don t know if there are any chiropractors in Equador, but a well-skilled doctor...

Chiropractors: upper arm muscle, proximal humeral fracture, isometric exercises
proximal humeral fracture, isometric exercises, circumduction: Lynne, Thanks for your question. Technically, this question falls outside of the scope of the practice of chiropractic. However, in general, according to the Family Practice Notebook medical website, for a proximal humeral fracture: 1. Rehabilitation...

Chiropractors: xiphoid process injury and gerd, rib fracture, chest cavity
rib fracture, chest cavity, manual medicine: Blaine, Sometimes accidents happen in manual medicine... If you said you had sharp pains then I d be more concerned about rib fracture. But a compressed feeling? Restricted breathing? This sounds more like muscular strain. Mention this to your chiropractor...

Chiropractors: xyphoid process injury, xiphoid
xiphoid: Jan, There are no exercises for the xiphoid short of taking deep breaths. Likely the calcium is a waste of time/money. The xiphoid likely isn t fractured. It dislocates or the joint gets sprained (or both). This requires x-ray to confirm, no guessing......

Chiropractors: Alignment of pelvis and labral tear in hip., bone spurs, thigh pain
bone spurs, thigh pain, trochanter: Hi Danielle, If you took 100 people and x-rayed their spines, you d find disc and joint degeneration, scoliosis and segment misalignment in a significant number of them. However, there is very little correlation between what is seen and where the pain...

Chiropractors: Calf and hamstring tightness/pain; back pain, Sciatica, chiropractic
Sciatica, chiropractic: Christina, your surgeon should know better. How could you have a muscle strain if your were not even active (post surgery) he completely overlooked your scoliosis and the idea of a pninched nerve. some advice, Change doctors. Yes, you should definitely...

Chiropractors: Car Accident, whiplash, car crash
whiplash, car crash, pain: Dear Kimberly, You are not alone and I have seen numerous cases such as yours in the past. What most physicians fail to realize is that just because you cannot find a problem doesn t mean it ceases to exist. For instance, chronic degnerative diseases...

Chiropractors: Carpal tunnel surgery, dorsal compartment, regional pain syndrome
dorsal compartment, regional pain syndrome, pins and needles: Unfortunately, a good 85% of CTS surgeries are failed. Did you hae true carpal tunnel syndrome to start with? (pain and numbness in the middle finger) The MRI, boiled down, says there is inflammation in the median nerve. I would suggest an evaluation by...

Chiropractors: cervical curve, cervical curve, home traction
cervical curve, home traction, neck muscles: hello, i do not normally take post x rays. you should have a normal lordosis curve in your neck. if you google a picture of normal cervical curve you may find a good illustration. if your symptoms have improved 100% then you have the decision to try to...

Chiropractors: cervical pain, chronic neck pain, septum surgery
chronic neck pain, septum surgery, nasal septum: Ellen, It appears that you have a complicated medical history, which has included multiple surgeries for in your cervical spine, with various neurological symptoms. Generally speaking, persistence or even worsening of symptoms post-surgically usually suggests...

Chiropractors: chiropractor or orthopaedic?, myofascial release techniques, college athlete
myofascial release techniques, college athlete, address research: Erin, This is exactly what chiropractors address. Research shows that new and acute back pain should respond quickly to manual joint manipulation. Ice/heat/ibuprophen is not curative. Orthopedists do surgery or prescribe medicines. You don t need that....

Chiropractors: chronic back pain, chiropractor, back pain
chiropractor, back pain: excellent news that it is not causing stenosis. facet arthrosis is a fancy word for arthritis in the facet joints (the joints in your spine) the central herniation just explains which direction the herniation has protruded. deg. disc disease is a chronic process...

Chiropractors: Ear, neck, shoulder pain...., Neck Pain, Upper back pain
Neck Pain, Upper back pain, Earache: Debbie, I would start with a Chiropractor. Most of what you describe is what Chiropractors deal with on a daily basis. Ask the Chiropractor how he/she is going to address the ear pain. This appears to be a situation where the TMJ and or the Trigeminal nerve...

Chiropractors: neck shoulder and elbow pain, nerve conduction study, soft tissue mobilization
Chiropractors: neck shoulder and elbow pain, nerve conduction study, soft tissue mobilization, palm

Chiropractors: ongoing pain after adjustments, soft tissue treatment, active release technique
Chiropractors: ongoing pain after adjustments, soft tissue treatment, active release technique, google

Chiropractors: Shingles and Chiropractors, corn nuts, epsom salt
Chiropractors: Shingles and Chiropractors, corn nuts, epsom salt, recurring shingles

Chiropractors: SI adjustment, cortisone shots, chiros
Chiropractors: SI adjustment, cortisone shots, chiros, sedentary lifestyle

Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment, bulging disc, chiro
Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment, bulging disc, chiro, joint pain

Chiropractors: tinnitus disc herniation, cervical disc disease, disc herniation
Chiropractors: tinnitus disc herniation, cervical disc disease, disc herniation, cervical nerve

Chiropractors: twisted back, aleve, sharp knife
Chiropractors: twisted back, aleve, sharp knife, chiropractor

Chiropractors: facet tropism, Best Doctor, Best Chiropractor
Best Doctor, Best Chiropractor, spine: Chatchai, One thing that I can tell you is that what you have tried has not helped you because you have not yet tried the right approach. Do not do anything drastic just yet and send me all pictures (MRI/XRay/CT) that you have of your spine. If you could...

Chiropractors: finding a competent doctor, poor posture, healthcare profession
poor posture, healthcare profession, philosophical groups: Thank you for your question. A March 2009 commentary in the journal Chiropractic and Osteopathy entitled, How to select a chiropractor for the management of athletic conditions , state that chiropractic is a very broad primary contact healthcare profession...

Chiropractors: Hernicated disc and osteophyts in neck, chiropractic, disc herniation
chiropractic, disc herniation: rafi, i didnt see an mri, buit i have a good idea from your explanation. first thing: the medication is only blocking pain and reducing inflammation. It is not addressing the underlying issue (disc herniation and osteophytes) disc herniations and osteophytes(advanced...

Chiropractors: Hypermobile SI treatments?, chiropractic, surgery
chiropractic, surgery: Its hard to give an opinion on this situation without any mri or xray results. The harrington rod surgery is very painful and cumbersome, and can contribute to your current condition. surgery does not guarantee you will be out of pain . In fact, surgery...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, chiropractor, Dr John Q Quackenbush
chiropractor, Dr John Q Quackenbush, herniated disc: Seth, Every case is different especially when it comes to herniated discs. There are so many factors that will affect your journey to healing that it would take a personal exam and history to answer your question fully. I think you are doing the right...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, sciatic; disc
sciatic; disc: Mima, There is no such thing as putting a disc back in place by manual manipulation. Sorry. With a significant disc protrusion causing numbness and pain, it can take a while to feel better with treatmnt. It is very important to have your neurologic...

Chiropractors: hip pain, contusions bruises, sprains and strains
contusions bruises, sprains and strains, ligament injuries: I can t provide you with a precise diagnosis over the Internet, but in general, assuming that there are no hip or pelvic fractures, I would be concerned about the possibility of a lumbar spine fracture or disc herniation following her fall. When low back pain...

Chiropractors: joint pain & reverse curving of the neck, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, reversed neck curve
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, reversed neck curve, neck pain: Dawn, Two years is a long time when your are talking about your health!!! I would go ahead and get x rays of your mid back and lower back to rule out any other problems such as scoliosis. The human body is amazing and in my 29 years of dealing with the...

Chiropractors: Knee injury, reconstruction surgery, medial meniscus
reconstruction surgery, medial meniscus, exact source: Dan, There is no law that states you must have surgery... If you are able to do rehab exercises, then it s worth while. The basics include 1-leg deadlifts, 1-leg balance with eyes open and eyes closed, the dippin bird, and lastly a 1-leg balance with...

Chiropractors: Lower back injury and problem ID, back injury, chronic
back injury, chronic: Dear Lance, In short, a chiropractor is more likely to help with this chronic injury. Now, although an x-ray will be helpful in looking at the structure of the spine, you will likely not need an MRI for this issue....from what you have described this sounds...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: well mary that s part of your problem. you have been trained in the medical model way of thinking. it hurts , take a pill to fix it. problem is, the pills don t fix anything, only your pain. now some 15 years later you are in same predicament , but worse....

Chiropractors: leg pain, Chiropractor, new York
Chiropractor, new York: If you are currently having problems on/off into your arms you need to get an MRI of your neck. And decide how to take care of your neck, with either chiropractic, physical therapy or medication. As for your back. If you have back pain radiatinginto your leg...

Chiropractors: lower back, neck tension, active release technique
neck tension, active release technique, tissue work: Lucy, Odds are you need soft tissue work across your lower back, glut s and hips. If you are exercising too much and repetitively straining yourself, then you need a few days off to cross train, e.g. cardio only. Avoid prolonged static stretching as this...

Chiropractors: Meralgia Paresthetica, John Q Quackenbush Anthem AZ Chiropractor, Desert Hills Chiropractic John Q Quackenbush
John Q Quackenbush Anthem AZ Chiropractor, Desert Hills Chiropractic John Q Quackenbush: Ken, Isagenix is a nutritional company that bases it s weight release on detoxification try www.isagenix.com. This will help you to lose the weight that you want to release. This system helps you to detoxify and therefore release weight. Anyone can be toxic...

Chiropractors: MRI Findings., John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Low back pain
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Low back pain, disc herniation: Erin, It is my opinion that Fibromyalgia is a real disease and should be treated neurologically with Brain Based Therapy and exercise with Oxygen. To find out about this system please visit my website www.drqdc.com and look for the tab This is your Brain...

Chiropractors: Muscular Pain, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Muscular soreness Hello Sarah, I am sorry to hear of your pain. ....I have had a dull ache/soreness that feels muscular in my pectoralis muscle on my left side for about 2 weeks. .... , do you have any other symptoms? Whenever anyone has pain...

Chiropractors: Neck and Left arm pain, chiropractic, pinched nerve
chiropractic, pinched nerve: it sounds separate from carpal tunnel syndrome. Im sure you have a disc herniation or bulged disc in your neck causing radiculitis (pinched nerve). you should have had an mri after the car accident, and you should get an attorney. Symptoms from a MVA can surface...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain!!!, chiropractic, neck pain
chiropractic, neck pain: hi, i understand your concern. i saw your xray , it is a little difficult to see if there is any disc degeneration. it does not appear to be the case. i do see that you have a reversed cervical curve. the danger of not correcting it can cause the disc to deterioration...

Chiropractors: neck pain, chiropractor
chiropractor: hi tim, those are strange symptoms, but i am sure they are related to your neck. I would go check out a chiropractor for a handful of visits. i am sure any competent chiropractor can diagnose the problem and fix it. It doesn t sound like anything serious....

Chiropractors: neck shoulder and elbow pain, radial tunnel syndrome, elbow area
radial tunnel syndrome, elbow area, chin ups: my guess is its either a pinched cervical(neck ) nerve or it could be tendonitis (tennis elbow). A chiropractor will diagnose it. if its a pinched nerve then chiropractic is your answer. if it is tendonitis then cold laser therapy, anti inflammatories and/...

Chiropractors: ongoing pain after adjustments, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor: Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Specialties, Adjustment, Chiropractic Adjustment, Chiropractic Manipulation, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, Pain, Pain after adjustment, Chronic problem, pain vs soreness,...

Chiropractors: Pain!, Phoenix Chiropractor John Quackenbush, Neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Quackenbush, Neck pain, Pinched nerves: Dear Hypochondriac (Lisa) Rest assured it is OK to be weary of left arm pain. However it is unlikely a heart problem. Get your BP checked and only true way to rule out heart trouble is to have an EKG. I would continue care with your chiropractor for...

Chiropractors: Pain in buttock bone, Dr Arnone, St Louis
Dr Arnone, St Louis, Missouri: Your problem cannot be solved with any drugs, it is most likely a structural problem and therefore you would need re-alignment. Have you tried a Chiropractor in your area yet? That would be where you should start. We see that sort of problem all of the...

Chiropractors: Back Pain and forward flexion, staten island back pain, staten island chiropractic
staten island back pain, staten island chiropractic: Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Back Pain, Back Pain with forward flexion, Hello Peter, I am sorry to hear of your pain and complaints. I apparently have a bulging disk that causes lumbar radicularopathy (L5-S1).......

Chiropractors: Poor back flexibility - hyperextentions, yoga, chiropractic
yoga, chiropractic: I m not a yoga expert, but i can tell you that a majority of people that come in to see me with back pain or pinched lower back nerves, do so as a result of having there back in hyperextension. so, if your body doesn t want you to, then don t do it. Your spine...

Chiropractors: pain beneath left lower rib cage, secondary is neck pain C5-7., pain below ribs, ovarian cysts
pain below ribs, ovarian cysts, pain increases: First see a chiropractor for your neck. While there tell him your history and past tests done for the pain below ribs. Maybe it s a structural problem(musculoskeletal) , could be something internal too. A good chiropractor will refer you out if need be....

Chiropractors: back pain/ numb fingers/ arm weakness, disc herniation, numb fingers
disc herniation, numb fingers, arm weakness: Thank you for your question. I can t supply you with a diagnosis over the Internet, but in general, your symptoms warrant immediate evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon or a chiropractor. You will probably need to have an MRI scan of either the neck to...

Chiropractors: pinched nerve, pinched nerve, dull pain
pinched nerve, dull pain, hairstylist: you should continue with your chioropractor for at least 4-6 weeks. you will not see complete resolution in 1 or even 2 visits. Unless your chiropractor is God. be patient, this condition didn t occur overnight and will take time to heal. you may want to get...

Chiropractors: Rib Injury, upper rib cage, strained muscles
upper rib cage, strained muscles, precise diagnosis: Eric, Chronic pain in in the upper front of your ribcage, closer to where the sternum (breastbone) is in the center of the chest, suggests the possibility of costochondritis. Gentle stretching of the pectoralis muscles 2-3 times a day may be beneficial....

Chiropractors: Right Should Weak, Left Hamstring Sore, staten Island's Olympic Chiropractor, olympics
staten Island's Olympic Chiropractor, olympics, staten island chiropractor: Muscle imbalance, muscle weakness, muscle pain?, shoulder injury, neck injury Hello Deb, I am sorry to hear of your condition, prolonged symptoms. ...I m a powerlifter. In September, I did a bench competition and did well. I missed my third...

Chiropractors: Ringing in Ear, lateral pterygoid muscle, sleep bruxism
lateral pterygoid muscle, sleep bruxism, tmj dysfunction: Hi John, Thanks for your question. Sometimes, spinal manipulation (or any manual therapy approach such as massage therapy, physical therapy, or acupuncture) may helpful for symptoms that involve ringing in the ears (called tinnitus), if the cause is...

Chiropractors: Rotated pelvis, disc herniation, l5 s1
disc herniation, l5 s1, pelvic rotation: Pelvic rotation (in any direction) is usually caused by muscle imbalances. Muscle imbalances can result from trauma. Regardless of which direction or position your pelvis is believed to be malpositioned, it sounds from your description that your actual...

Chiropractors: Will I require back surgery, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Chris, I am sorry to hear of your pain and condition. You state: ....I have been having back pain on and off in sciatic nerve region for the past 10 years.... ; TEN years--- your problem certainly has a LOT of momentum, a head start, a lot of...

Chiropractors: rotator cuff, rotator cuff
rotator cuff: Sharon, Rotator Cuff what?? Tear? Degeneration? Irritation? Which Cuff tendon, the supraspinatus or infraspinatus? Basically, if the tendon (usually it s the supraspinatus that is most affected) is not torn, than a chiropractor can address the problem...

Chiropractors: Sacralization, John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Low back pain
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Low back pain, exercise: Sean, This is a tough situation to be in. Sacralization can mean several things and without seeing the xrays I can only answer with generalities. First and foremost I really do think you should have a chiropractic examination so you can get a chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Scoliosis / Irritable bowel syndrome, john Q Quackenbush Chiropractor, scoliosis
john Q Quackenbush Chiropractor, scoliosis, irritable bowel syndrome: Pierrette, Considering your question I think you are definitely a candidate for a chiropractic work up and more than likely Chiropractic treatment. I would suggest that you enter the Chiropractors office with realistic expectations. You have had the scoliosis...

Chiropractors: Shingles and Chiropractors, staten island newsletter, victor dolan
staten island newsletter, victor dolan, staten island chiropractic: Hello Cindy, I am very sorry to hear of your Husband s pain and complicated history. You certainly present a complex case. Your Husband has a significant health history and ANY Doctor you visit needs copies of any and ALL of the diagnoses, tests,...

Chiropractors: SI adjustment, SI joint, manipulation
SI joint, manipulation, chiropractic: Dear Trevor, There is a section on my website that outlines a few ideas on how to find and work with a good chiropractor that was written for medical professionals. It is on the front page under FOR MD S/PT s ... feel free to read that. However in the...

Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment, traumatic accident, leg symptoms
traumatic accident, leg symptoms, initial adjustment: Nicole, I will return your call. I do not think this will get better on it s own given the statements you have made. I am happy to hear that a few more adjustments did seem to help. i disagree with the neuroligist and would like to re-iterate that you have...

Chiropractors: Spine Curvature, decompression therapy, spine curvature
decompression therapy, spine curvature, degree curve: Neil, Please search previous answers of mine regarding cervical curves. Your course of care is not valid. There is no proof that treatment will correct the curves. There is no validity to predicting that it will take two years to fix anything. A (-)...

Chiropractors: shoulder/back pain, staten island back pain, staten island vertebral subluxation
staten island back pain, staten island vertebral subluxation, vertebral subluxation: back pain, Vertebral Subluxation complex, crick in the back , pain between the shoulders, staten island back pain, continuing pain, staten island chiropractic, muscle knot, chronicity, vertebral subluxation complex, staten island chiropractor, staten island...

Chiropractors: spine twisted, back pain
back pain: Jeremy, Your situation is not uncommon. Some folks have spines that are very stiff, and for a variety of reasons. First off, totally disregard any x-ray discussion about what seems to be out of alignment. It is no longer a valid concept. In other...

Chiropractors: stiff neck pain, staten island stiff neck, staten island chiropractic
staten island stiff neck, staten island chiropractic: stiff neck, staten island stiff neck, staten island chiropractic: Hello Sanjay, I am sorry to hear about your stiff neck and pain. Stiff Neck ??? Quick and easy--- see your local Doctor of Chiropractic!!! I see a lot of Staten Island Stiff...

Chiropractors: The T Bar..., T-bar
T-bar: Ozzie, No. It is not normal. The DC should have described what he was going to do, why he was going to do it, what you would likely feel, and what possible side effects could be. While there can sometimes be discomfort pressing deep to work out soft...

Chiropractors: Torqued Pelvis, lower back exercises, ab crunches
lower back exercises, ab crunches, lower back pain: Sue, I am very familiar with the clinical literature on this topic. First, there is correlation between disc degeneration and pain as noted in some, but not all studies. If there is disc degeneration and signs of end plate sclerosis or marrow edema...

Chiropractors: tinnitus disc herniation, vertigo dizziness, cold sensation
vertigo dizziness, cold sensation, smoking marijuana: The answer is no. Tinnitus would not be caused by a disc herniation. Tinnitus is very difficult to deal with. You will get frustrated seeing specialists. If the tinnitus isn t causing vertigo (dizziness) then you may want to just deal with it. I know that...

Chiropractors: treatment for curved neck and back pain, John Q Quackenbush Anthem Chiropractor, Neck Pain Relief
John Q Quackenbush Anthem Chiropractor, Neck Pain Relief, Phoenix neck pain relief anthem Quackenb: Kuldeep, First and foremost I am assuming the picture you sent is just a picture and not your true xray. Please correct me if I am incorrect in assuming this as that xray is a near perfect xray and denotes the lordotic curve that should be present in the...

Chiropractors: twisted back, Dr John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Phoenix Anthem back neclk pain
Dr John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Phoenix Anthem back neclk pain: Laura, From your description a twisted back means one or more of your vertebra in your neck and/or upper back have twisted out of place and is causing a pinched nerve which in turn causes inflammation and pain. These nerves exit your spinal column and...

Chiropractors: Wrist Pain, Hand, Numb Fingers, North Phoenix Chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush DC
North Phoenix Chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush DC, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Brian, I am sorry to hear of your situation but the best thing you are doing is to go to the chiropractor. It is possible that you have a pinched nerve and the chiropractor will more than likely check the neck and upper back for possible subluxations of...

Chiropractors: Back, Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, delayed onset muscle soreness: Back Pain, Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, delayed onset muscle soreness Hello Bud, I am sorry that you have fallen and will be sore. Why sore 24 or 48 hours later????? We have theories, but I do not know that we have ironclad...

Chiropractors: 31 yr old female spondy issues, mid back pain, living with chronic pain
mid back pain, living with chronic pain, left hip pain: i m sure he will be able to help you with the neck and mid back pain and numbness into the fingers. that s the easy part. the spondylolisthesis is much more difficult and he is right it will take a long time, so be patient. he is not pushing on your back...

Chiropractors: Chronic Arm Pain, MUA, Manipulation under anesthesia
MUA, Manipulation under anesthesia, John Quackenbush DC: Christale, Sounds like you were off to a good start. It is absolutely true that you can have good days and bad days. Right now these are good weeks bad weeks. I say stick with it but definitely tell your chiropractor EVERYTHING you can about your reaction...

Chiropractors: Chronic Neck Pain, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Megan, Actually chiropractic was discovered by DD Palmer over a hundred years ago by adjusting Harvey Lillards upper back just as you describe and believe it or not history denotes that Mr Lillard was curred of his deafness!! I am glad to hear that you...

Chiropractors: Collar bone and shoulder pain, shoulder pain, shoulder injury
shoulder pain, shoulder injury, rotator cuff injury: Dear Meagan, Shoulder injuries sure can be tough, and the fact that you fractured the collar bone doesn t make your case any easier... The collar bone s attachment to your sternum or breast bone is the ONLY solid bone to bone joint that connects your...

Chiropractors: displaced fracture 1st rib, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Paul, My step son actually broke his transverse process in a ATV accident. Upon Hearing this I thought well he can t be in that much pain. However I was shocked to see how much pain he actually was in and to top it off they had him on a morphine drip! So...

Chiropractors: Left hand numbness, Chiropractor, new york
Chiropractor, new york, pinched nerve: Your doctor is correct you have a pinched nerve in the lowest part of your neck. Stretching isn t going to fix that. He gave you a correct diagnosis but bad advice. Your spinal bone must be out of alignment pressing On the nerve. You can take Medicine but...

Chiropractors: high ankle sprain problems, spain, strain
spain, strain, chiropractor: Dear Jessica, I have noticed that you have not had an answer from Dr. Newhart, so if you will permit, I would like to take a stab at this for you! Falling down the stairs can cause a lot of injuries, some obvious and some not so obvious. Priority...

Chiropractors: horrible facial pain and itchy arms in the fall, Pain, neck
Pain, neck, back: Beth, It is a good sign that you had some relief after going to the chiro. Let me ask you this, is this a general chiropractor or a specialist? If you had any X-rays or MRI taken can you send me a copy via email or physical mail? This way I can provide...

Chiropractors: Leg and Body Discomfort, skin, nerve
skin, nerve, chiropractor: Dear Tiana, This is a tough question, and probably why it was referred to the question pool instead of answered by Dr. Dolan. I first took a look at your question last night, and passed it by without responding, but it bothered me, so I decided that...

Chiropractors: MRI cervical spine, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: your congenital fusion definitely complicates things. when one motor unit (vertebral segment) is fused that causes the area above and below to compensate and sometimes it becomes more or hyper mobile. the reason your arm or deltoid muscle is weak is because...

Chiropractors: migraines and chiropractors, migraine
migraine: William, There are some people, a subset of the migraine population, that seems to find temporary relief of migraine headache pain with the manual methods delivered by a chiropractor. From my practice experience, I can tell you it is a small subset....

Chiropractors: Neck burning, strained feeling?, pinched nerve, tissue work
pinched nerve, tissue work, heavy head: David, Sounds to me like repetitive strain to the neck (or accumulative strain). Sometimes the dizziness, usually a nauseating wooziness, can accompany the pain. Some folks get a heavy head feeling. Basically, get it checked out by a chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Neck Hump, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: first of all that hump is called your vertebral prominans (spelling?) it is the largest spinous process of the spine and it is supposed to stick out. You may have it more pronounced then others. i would check your friends lower neck and you will see they have...

Chiropractors: neck pain and dizzy, neurologist, vertigo
neurologist, vertigo, neck pain: Dear Christine, I am so sorry to hear of your suffering! I can only imagine how frustrated you must be. Here are a couple of ideas that I have had about you and your condition: First, vertigo or dizziness is a condition that can be caused by a very...

Chiropractors: neck pain and nausea, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc, scoliosis: leaky gut can cause nausea but if you are dizzy (vertigo) and have neck stiffness then you should see a chiropractor to have the alignment of C1 (atlas vertebrae) checked. A subluxation of atlas bone (top vertebrae in the neck) which has your Vertebral Artery...

Chiropractors: Back Pain / MRI, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: good questions: 1. you made a big mistake taking medications for your problem , that never fixes the problem. it only masks your symptoms. then when things get worse (like now) the drugs don t work to mask the symptoms anymore and you have to use heavier narcotics....

Chiropractors: Pain in sacrum, MUA, Manipulation under anesthesia
MUA, Manipulation under anesthesia, John Quackenbush DC: Kel, First and foremost stay away from that machine! But there are a hundred exercises that can replace that machine. I also agree that just putting in heel lifts could have caused the problems you described in your question so get rid of those also....

Chiropractors: Pinched Nerve in neck, staten island pinched nerve, staten island chiropractor
staten island pinched nerve, staten island chiropractor, staten island pain: pinched nerve, staten island pinched nerve, pain, staten island pain, neck pain, staten island neck pain, cervical brachial radiculitis, cervical brachial neuritis, vertebral subluxation, staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island chiropractor, ...

Chiropractors: Pinched nerve?, left index finger, pinched nerves
left index finger, pinched nerves, pinched nerve: hi, yes you have a pinched nerve and i am sure it s from that accident. you got better because the body adapts to pain on its own. you may have a herniated disc and you should definitely consult a chiropractor. it sounds like you have a few pinched nerves....

Chiropractors: Popping of all joints of body after total thyroidectomy, pituitary gland problems, cross laps
pituitary gland problems, cross laps, osteoarthiritis: Dear Deborah, I can understand your concern. Unfortunately, I cannot answer your questions, which is what is happening to my body , but I can perhaps give you some directions as to where you might go for answers. First, since much of your symptoms...

Chiropractors: ProAdjuster, Dr. Victor Dolan
Dr. Victor Dolan : Hello Eric, Thank you for your question. Perhaps other Doctors on this AllExpert Board could give you a better answer. I am not very familiar with the ProAdjuster . As a Doctor of Chiropractic I have spent 30+ years trying to improve my manual palpation...

Chiropractors: ProAdjuster, pro adjuster, neuro exam
pro adjuster, neuro exam, more than twenty years: Dear Eric, First let me be clear in telling you that I do not use the ProAdjuster, so I am a chiropractor looking at it from the outside. These are some of my ideas... The pro-adjuster is simply a technique, and as such, in my opinion, should not be...

Chiropractors: ProAdjuster, logan chiropractic college, dynamic thrust
logan chiropractic college, dynamic thrust, manipulation techniques: Eric, Thank you for your question. Instrument-assisted spinal manipulation is purported to offer a number of benefits over traditional dynamic thrust-type manipulation, including the use of less force and increased patient safety. In general, low-force...

Chiropractors: back pain and leg pain, chiropractor, back pain
chiropractor, back pain, disc disease: Dear Tom, What you describe is something that I see daily in my practice. There are many people that suffer from lower back pain that just don t know what to do. Here are some thoughts: 1) Did your current chiropractor do a complete consultation and examination...

Chiropractors: possible broken sternum, staten island pain, staten island auto accident
staten island pain, staten island auto accident, staten island mva: pain, broken sternum, staten island pain, possible broken sternum, chest pain, motor vehicle accident, fractured sternum, staten island motor vehicle accident, car crash, costosternal pain, staten island auto accident, rib separation, sternoclavicular separation,...

Chiropractors: Questions for school project, office health, exercise
office health, exercise, diet: Dear Teri, This question is difficult because it is very broad based and general. I do believe, however, that all questions deserve an answer. I know that Dr. Newhart did not respond to the question, so with your permission, I will make an attempt. Question...

Chiropractors: Questions for school project, staten island workers compensation, staten island carpal tunnel
staten island workers compensation, staten island carpal tunnel, staten island chiropractic: workers compensation, staten island workers compensation, workers compensation injury, staten island workers compensation injury, repetitive stress injury, occupational injury, traumatic injury, Hello Teri Lim, Thank You for your question. Good...

Chiropractors: Racquetball Back Injury and Complications, football basketball soccer, torn labrum
football basketball soccer, torn labrum, athletic arch support: Teddy, Amazing! All that care and nobody hit a bullseye. Heel lifts can cause a lot of problems. Looking at an x-ray is no way to determine if your leg is short. That s preposterous. Even if you did have a shorter limb, you would have to know where...

Chiropractors: Right scapula discomfort, feels like it's protruding., staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic, staten island shoulder: sports injury, staten island sports injury, shoulder, staten island shoulder injury, scapula, clavicle, protrusion, Hello Theresa, I am sorry to hear of your discomfort. My number one recommendation- see someone in person for a physical examination....

Chiropractors: reoccurring muscle pain beneath shoulderblade, muscle diagrams, shoulder blade
muscle diagrams, shoulder blade, upper torso: Dear Haley, A complex question! I do appreciate your detailed explanation of your symptoms, though! There are several possible reasons for your discomfort. The connection of your shoulder blade to your wrist could be either a neurological connection,...

Chiropractors: reoccurring wrist and shoulder pain, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc, scoliosis: haley , it sounds pretty straight forward. you probably misaligned some vertebrae in your spine. you have nerves that exit in between those bones and they travel down your arm. it probably is related to your shoulder. You should go see a chiropractor and...

Chiropractors: back/rib cage pain only when sleeping, rib pain, compression fracture
rib pain, compression fracture, nerve pain: Dear Sandra, Sometimes, we as doctors get so involved in our techniques and methods that we forget that we are treating individuals! The first thing that you need to realize is that there are many, many, MANY different chiropractic techniques, and...

Chiropractors: rib/back pain, health care provider, spinal degeneration
health care provider, spinal degeneration, sleep number bed: Unfortunately, having a new table doesn t always equate in its proper use. Technology for tables and techniques hasn t really changed in the last 20 years; there is constant research, but the techniques and tools are still basically the same. Without an...

Chiropractors: rib/back pain, health care provider, sleep number bed
health care provider, sleep number bed, spinal degeneration: It s difficult to identify why you feel pain worse when laying down at night, since I m not quite sure of the cause of your pain. It may be that, as in some kinds of arthritis (especially osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease), movement is preferable...

Chiropractors: rib/back pain, John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix chiropractor
John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix chiropractor, pain center: Sandra, Could you supply me with more info on the rib pain? Where is the rib pain? Does it stay in one spot or radiate around the ribcage? Is it all where the ribs meet the back or spine? or does it radiate to the entire rib cage to the chest? have you...

Chiropractors: scapula instabiliity, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: J, From your description I suspect the problem comes from the nerves that exit your upper thoracic and lower cervical spine ( your neck and upper back)This nerve is called the long thoracic nerve and it innervates the serratus anterior which surrounds the...

Chiropractors: scolliosis
It s hard to say not knowing you case, have you tried a chiropractor to help your pain? If not, find a chiropractor that is specializing is scoliosis or COX technique. I can direct you if you let me know what city you live in. I would suggest surgery as a...

Chiropractors: skull numb, spinal cord stimulator, cranial sacral therapist
spinal cord stimulator, cranial sacral therapist, sure what kind: menieres has nothing to do with your doctor waiting too long to diagnose it. I m not sure what kind of surgery you had on your spine. the nausea is from the menieres dx. they don t really know what causes menieres. Depending on the type of surgery you had...

Chiropractors: spinal pressure, chiropractor, head injury
chiropractor, head injury, mid back pain: Dear Marie, Sorry about your head injury, but I doubt that the head injury is causing the mid back pressure. Internal injury to the head and brain would result in dizziness, nausea, vomiting, loss of memory, vision or hearing changes, loss of strength...

Chiropractors: Tight Tendons, tight tendons, extremity pain
tight tendons, extremity pain, lower back problems: Dear Paul, I am so sorry for your discomfort, and I know that some physical conditions can be very frustrating. There are many conditions that can cause the lower part of the body to become stiff as a board , so I will do my best to answer this question....

Chiropractors: Trampoline Injury, loud pop, extreme pain
loud pop, extreme pain, xray: I would advised that you have this problem checked out. I would advise that you have a check up with a well known chiropractor in your area. The pop you felt was an injury to your spine that needs to be evaluated now. You may need a couple of weeks of treatment...

Chiropractors: wrist pain, prayer position, thumb area
prayer position, thumb area, wrist pain: You give me no history on how you may have injured it???? Do you work with your hands? Did you have an accident ??? You say it s numb, where is it numb ? When is it numb??? I couldn t possibly help you with such a lack of history and info. It could be...

Chiropractors: Activator, Activator
Activator: Curtis, There is a big difference between getting Activator treatment verses hands-on joint manipulation. Regardless of the data on force generated by the activator, and the volume of their touted but crappy research, it remains a different animal than...

Chiropractors: anterior deltoid pain, Chiropractic, NYC
Chiropractic, NYC: David, Shoulder injuries are difficult to diagnose , especially over the Internet. My first guess would be to check your AC joint (acromio-clavicular) . Again, very difficult to assess online. If You are located in NYC area I can look at you. If not,...

Chiropractors: bulged disc in c- 4, Neck, disc
Neck, disc, pain: Mike, I would need to see pictures of your c spine to better answer your question. If you do have a disc problem then repetitive trauma would potentially make it even worse. I would highly recommend seeking out the services of a cervical spine specialist....

Chiropractors: Concerned, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Kim, If your PCP is not concerned get a second opinion from another PCP. Also you could go to a naturopath and get a complete blood work up done to see what is actually happening with your physiology. Let them know that you suspect or are fearful that you...

Chiropractors: cerv neck slip in details, electro magnetic radiation, neural foraminal narrowing
electro magnetic radiation, neural foraminal narrowing, normal cervical lordosis: As i said before you should consult a chiropractor for this advice. He needs to examine you and tell you the best stretches,and more importantly realign your spine. If you have lost your cervical curve then you would want to start with stretching the anterior...

Chiropractors: cerv neck slip in details, electro magnetic radiation, neural foraminal narrowing
electro magnetic radiation, neural foraminal narrowing, normal cervical lordosis: Richie, Do not waste your time getting electrical stimulation to the neck. This procedure (adhesive pads placed on your skin and connected to the electric stim machine) absolutely do nothing to change the course of your condition. A 2mm disc bulge is...

Chiropractors: cerv neck slip, cervical disc bulge, neural foraminal narrowing
cervical disc bulge, neural foraminal narrowing, electro magnetic radiation: Richie, Thanks for your question. The most notable finding in the MRI results you provided is the mild neural foraminal narrowing on the left C5-C6 segments. Effectively treating the symptoms of a disc herniation or disc bulge often requires a multi-faceted...

Chiropractors: cervical subluxation adjustment, soft tissue manipulation, mild scoliosis
soft tissue manipulation, mild scoliosis, skeletal maturity: Tracy, Thank you for your question. Firstly, near the end of stage one of a cervical subluxation is an ambiguous diagnosis that has no clear validity in the established evidence-based literature. Secondly, correction of scoliosis by manipulation,...

Chiropractors: changing chiropractors/new pain, time transitioning, chirpractor
time transitioning, chirpractor, back and neck pain: Dear Karen, Chiropractic care is wonderful! In this, there is no doubt... and one of the things that makes it wonderful is the fact that every doctor has a different touch and and feel, even though the techniques or methods taught are the same. It is...

Chiropractors: correct spinal alignment, spinal alignment, bony ridge
spinal alignment, bony ridge, vertebral bone: Jen, I don t know anything about a McTimoney. Dr. Miller is a good place to start. I cannot comment on prognosis. Your son is not my patient and this forum is not a means of examination, diagnosis, or prognosis. Sorry... Give a Dr. Miller a call...

Chiropractors: Dizziness, shoulder/arm pain, keyboard tray, shoulder blade
keyboard tray, shoulder blade, shoulder arm: there is always a possibility of recovering from this. vertigo and dizziness can be frustrating because many cases they don t know what causes it. it sometimes can improve on its own. As far as stretches and ergonomics you need to talk with chiro 3 and get...

Chiropractors: dislocated pelvis and twisted vertebrae, low back pain, sacroiliac joint
low back pain, sacroiliac joint, SI joint: Dear Mander, First of all, people are very poor at describing their medical conditions to others. Think of it this way. The doctor is trying to explain his diagnosis in understandable terms to the patient (who only understands part of it), who then turns...

Chiropractors: Erb Palsy, lower back pain, retired school
lower back pain, retired school, life thanks: my guess is you ve had scoliosis for many years and this is recent. There are many causes of scoliosis.You need to see a chiropractor to have the misalignments in your spine corrected. The scoliosis is contributing to the sciatica. see a chiropractor and bring...

Chiropractors: Dizziness, shoulder/arm pain
Chiropractors: Dizziness, shoulder/arm pain

Chiropractors: What is happening to me?, steroid injections, x rays
Chiropractors: What is happening to me?, steroid injections, x rays, neurosurgeon

Chiropractors: Locked hip, rotator cuffs, groin pain
Chiropractors: Locked hip, rotator cuffs, groin pain, nsaid drugs

Chiropractors: facial, forehead, top scalp tingling, neurologist, nerve injury
neurologist, nerve injury, brain injury: Dear Karen, Your question was not answered by the doctor that you requested, so it ended up in the question pool. I am glad to give you my opinion and hope that it will benefit you some. I am sorry about the dizziness and the neck pain and numbness....

Chiropractors: fused vertebrae, lumbar degeneration, lumbar disc disease
lumbar degeneration, lumbar disc disease, ankylosing spondylitis: Dear Doug, Thank you for the excellent question! The body is an amazing thing, with so many wonders and questions to be answered. In the lower back, we have five individual vertebra, with pads of cartilage between them that are called discs. The discs...

Chiropractors: Hip, groin, and calf discomfort, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: hello, First of all, I m a bit confused as to how someone could be on birth control (as you said you were in the past),and have 2 children?? You may want to pick a new form of birth control. I don t mean to be judgmental, but at the age of 19 to have a child...

Chiropractors: hands/knuckle swelling, numness in the face, arm numbness
numness in the face, arm numbness, arm tingling: Dear Jim, Sounds like you are having a pretty tough time. Sorry to hear of your pain and irritation. First, regarding the hands. Arthritis is the most common cause of hand joint pains and swelling. There are several types of arthritis (which by definition...

Chiropractors: What is happening to me?, sciatica, disc injury
sciatica, disc injury, lumbar disc: Dear Alicia, This is a potentially very serious problem, and your concerns about walking again might be legitimate. There is a condition called cauda equina syndrome in which the compressive forces upon the lower, ending part of the spinal canal become...

Chiropractors: I hit my head and now my back hurts, professional evaluation, forhead
professional evaluation, forhead, serious thing: If symptoms persist over the next few weeks, get it looked at. The spine was strained and stiffened up, the popping is the joints unlocking as the condition improves. The popping is nothing to fear. Like I said, a reputable chiropractor can check out and...

Chiropractors: joint problems, calf muscles, nosies
calf muscles, nosies, google: You should try stretching your legs. The back (hamstrings) the front (quadriceps) and the side of your legs (ilio- tibial band) and the calf muscles. google stretches and those muscles and stretch about 20-30 minutes a day, everyday. If it doesn t Improve...

Chiropractors: Knee Discomfort, leg movement, playing sports
leg movement, playing sports, x rays: Stan, This is a common symptom pattern. You may have what s called a Plica syndrome. Google Plica of the knee and read a bit about it. See if it fits your symptoms pattern. There are some other tissues that traverse the front and sides of your...

Chiropractors: left knee severe injury, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Thomas, The short answer is yes this could be the major contributing factor as to why you are having pain in your right knee, hip and lower back. The most simple way to explain this is that the changes that you consciously and subconsciously made in...

Chiropractors: Locked hip, sacroiliac joint, locked hip
sacroiliac joint, locked hip, hip pain: Dear Jessica, locked hip is a very non-descriptive diagnosis given to you by your chiropractor. It is likely that the chiropractor is trying to simplify his diagnosis for you in terms that you understand... and if that is the case, he wasn t successful....

Chiropractors: Low Back Pain from Misalaigned Floating Rib?, bulging disc symptoms, back spasm
bulging disc symptoms, back spasm, 2 different things: Hi Tara, The floating rib story doesn t seem to fit. Yes, you might have a problem in the area of the floating rib, ribs 11 and 12, which to not connect to your chest like the other ribs. They are also above L1, and all connect to some musculature, e.g....

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain, disc bulge, disc herniation
disc bulge, disc herniation, low back pain: Dear Mark, So sorry about the disc problems. Disc bulging/herniation can be very painful and difficult to get over. The first thing to understand, and I think that you probably already know this, is that there is no cure for the condition that you...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: I will try to explain what your mri means. My response is in caps. L4/5 shows mild broad central disc protrusion with some ligamentum flavum redundancy YOU HAVE A DISC BULDGE THAT IS MILD. tHINK OF A JELLY DOUGHNUT AND THE JELLY IS SLIGHTLY PROTRUDING...

Chiropractors: Mid Thoracic Pain, shoulder pain, car accident
shoulder pain, car accident, back pain: Dear Lenya, I am sorry to hear of your accident and your pain. First of all, this is a very recent injury. Your accident was only 1.5 months ago, so it is not uncommon for you to still be feeling some significant pain. Time heals wounds... but it does...

Chiropractors: massage techniques for slipped disc in neck, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: Ron, Any massage technique that helps decrease disc compression while enhancing the natural lordotic curve would more than likely be helpful. You definitely can be sore after a massage session but that is not a 100% response assess each massage and progress...

Chiropractors: Neck Problem (Chronic), cervical disc protrusion, levator scapulae
cervical disc protrusion, levator scapulae, high intensity cardio: Robert, Rule #1: Don t be diagnosed by a personal trainer. Your symptoms are classic for one of two conditions: cervical disc protrusion and/or irritation, cervical facet joint strain/sprain. Both will refer to the border of your shoulder blade. When...

Chiropractors: neck disc slipped, slipped disc, herniated disc
slipped disc, herniated disc, bulging disc: Sir: First of all, please understand that there is no such thing as a slipped disc. It is a torn and bulging disc. Discs don t slide in or out of place. They are attached to the bones both above and below. What you are suffering from is a DAMAGED disc that...

Chiropractors: back/neck/shoulder tightness and pain, muscle spasm, shoulder pain
muscle spasm, shoulder pain, neck pain: Shoulder spasm... could be several things: 1) Neck nerve irritation or pinching... typically associated with a history of neck injury and/or neck pain. At your age, possibly due to cervical segmental malfunction. 2) Dietary deficiency of the minerals Calcium...

Chiropractors: numbness in various parts of the body, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: It could be symptoms of MS. You should have some blood work done first and then go from there. If your in the clear with blood analysis then what is happening might be a result of nerve pressure. Your legs and arms could possibly be a result of two separate...

Chiropractors: Pain in neck, shoulder and head, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: First and foremost you need to get a second opinion as to the efficacy of your hand surgery. You also need to find out if there was any ligamentous damage such as shortening of any of the ligaments or tendons in your hand. it would be wise to see a specialist...

Chiropractors: PINCHED NEVES I THINK, qbe insurance, pinched nerves
qbe insurance, pinched nerves, wc laws: I would suggest you see a good chiropractor to assess this injury. Yes, there are tests to see if there are pinched nerves: needle EMG. There are also non needle EMG s as well. Depending which state you are in, your WC laws may allow you to go to any provider...

Chiropractors: Pressure pain in forehead when standing and back of head when folding forward, headache, neck pain
headache, neck pain, manipulation: Alison, First of all, why are you allowing a massage therapist to manipulate your neck? I would never allow a lay person to do such a thing. Massage therapists, in this country, are trained in muscular massage therapy, and not in high velocity joint manipulative...

Chiropractors: Back parent, chiropractor, sciatica
chiropractor, sciatica, hip pain: Dear Lynda, Sorry to hear that you are having pain. Pain is never fun. Glad to hear that you are seeing a chiropractor. First of all, the description of hip is very difficult for me. Do you mean that you were feeling down in the buttocks region, in...

Chiropractors: plantar fascitis, plantar fascitis
plantar fascitis: Hi Barbara, The histology of plantar fascitis is that of irritated, degenerated, or disrupted tissue along the bottom (plantar side) of your foot where the connective tissue (fascia)envelops the muscles and tendons, bundling it into one common tendon that...

Chiropractors: Rib cartillage injury, rib cartilage, chest pain
rib cartilage, chest pain, weight lifting: Dear Chandler, This is a very difficult question to answer. I found your question in the question pool , which usually means that somebody else didn t want to answer the question. Even though your inquiry was not directed at me, I will make an attempt...

Chiropractors: rib injury, mid back pain, rib pain
mid back pain, rib pain, rib fracture: Dear Sherie, Thank you for your question. I am so sorry about your fall and injury to your ribs. It is very frustrating for the patient, and the doctor, when a condition lingers for so long. A year is a long time. Rib fractures are very hard to see and...

Chiropractors: rib subluxation, golf, chest pain
golf, chest pain, mid back pain: Hello Glenn My name is Dr. Biggs. I found your question in the question pool , which usually means that the doctor to whom you directed the question did not pick up your question and answer it within three days. I know that I am different than what you...

Chiropractors: right flank pain, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Chancy, One way to rule out the gall stone is to have the ultrasound done! It s not that invasive and it will be a good start to rule in or rule out gall stones! I am not qualified to answer your question about surgery. But if you were a relative of...

Chiropractors: Side Posture Adjustments, sciatica, chiropractor
sciatica, chiropractor, stenosis: Dear Eden, The facet joint arthritis can definitely contribute to your sciatica. The SI joint arthritis, in my opinion, is less likely causing your sciatica, although it could be a contributor. Eden, you are right, there are as many opinions as there...

Chiropractors: shoulder tightness for 11 months, prognosis, shoulder pain
prognosis, shoulder pain, shoulder injury: Dear Tim, The purpose of having your shoulder checked out is so that a proper diagnosis can be formed and appropriate treatment for the diagnosis can be provided. Only then could an accurate long term prognosis be given. Although it would be nice for...

Chiropractors: slipped vertebrae, slipped disc, Slipped vertebra
slipped disc, Slipped vertebra, Back pain: Sorry to hear about your wife s back discomfort. As far as the pain pills I agree with you completely. Taking pills to cover up a problem can definitely lead to overexertion and further damage. If your wife s vertebra has been out for years then putting...

Chiropractors: Tinnitus and TMJ, soft tissue manipulation, benign positional vertigo
soft tissue manipulation, benign positional vertigo, spinal manipulative therapy: Nancy, Thank you for your question. Tinnitus is not a common adverse reaction to spinal manipulative therapy. Determining the cause of the problem can be challenging. Typically, an ENT physician or a neurologist performs specific tests to try to determine...

Chiropractors: Atlas Orthogonal, chiropractor, degenerative disc disease
chiropractor, degenerative disc disease, decompression: Dear Brian, I am not very familiar with the Atlas Orthogonal Technique, but in your situation, any technique is worth a try. It is not, as far as I know, a typical technique that is taught in Chiropractic Schools. You do have, however, a wonderful resource...

Chiropractors: Bulging Disk?, disc bulge, chiropractic
disc bulge, chiropractic, acupuncture: Hello J I am sorry that you are having neck pain and symptoms in the arm and upper back. These could be the result of a disc problem in the neck. You might have a bulging disc, but you could have a degenerative disc as well, with narrowing of the canals...

Chiropractors: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: Crissy, There is one facet when it comes to CFS as well as Fibromyalgia and that is traumatic incidents can set CFS and/or Fibromyalgia in motion. I suggest you get involved with Exercise with Oxygen Therapy as well as see a Chiropractor who practices...

Chiropractors: chest pain, chest pain, rib pain
chest pain, rib pain, back pain: Dear Joseph, I am so sorry, but in spite of your detailed question, I can only speculate what is going on with you. What you need is a consultation and evaluation with a doctor that you trust. Chest pain can be the result of a muscle pull or strain,...

Chiropractors: confused, spinal nerves, scrotum pain
spinal nerves, scrotum pain, testicular pain: Dear Chris, I can understand why you are confused. It is hard when there appears to be no good answer for the troubles that we are going through. The good news is that you are having a lot of good doctors taking long hard looks at you. It appears that...

Chiropractors: cranio-vertebral, Chiropractor, NYC
Chiropractor, NYC, spinal surgery: hello, great questions. I usually get the same questions repeated over and over again without people looking up my old questions answered. this is a new one! First to post your MRI too. THANK YOU! I have been in practice over 11 years and have GENTLY adjusted...

Chiropractors: Football Neck Injury, muscle spasm, herniated disc
muscle spasm, herniated disc, vertebrae: You may have just misaligned a vertebrae, leading to muscle spasm, or it could also be something more serious, eg. herniated disc. I would try a good chiropractor...they should be able to assess it and treat, or refer out if it is something requiring more...

Chiropractors: Functional Scoliosis, functional scoliosis, spinal curvature
functional scoliosis, spinal curvature, muscle spasm: Terry, Thanks for your question. A functional scoliosis is defined as a structurally normal spine that appears to have a lateral curve (scoliosis). Nonstructural scoliosis involves a temporary change of spinal curvature. This is caused by an underlying...

Chiropractors: Functional Scoliosis, functional scoliosis, short leg
functional scoliosis, short leg, scoliosis: Yes, when the xray is taken standing it shows the spine in a weight bearing condition. The MRI does not when laying on your back. A moderate to severe scoliosis would still show up on an MRI because the twist and turns are still there even when laying. The...

Chiropractors: Functional Scoliosis, scoliosis, chiropractic
scoliosis, chiropractic, x-ray: Dear Terry, Good question, short and to the point... The answer lies in the reasons why the two different tests are ordered in the first place. X-rays are good for looking at structure in general, including curves and postural positions. They help us...

Chiropractors: Functional Scoliosis, chiropractor, scoliosis
chiropractor, scoliosis, new york: great question. my scoliosis took over a year to correct. i saw a chiropractor 2-3 times a week and had many stretches to do everyday. Everyone heals differently and it is an impossible question to answer. i also don t know the degree of curve you have or...

Chiropractors: Upper chest pain...
Chiropractors: Upper chest pain...

Chiropractors: headaches, excedrin migraine, work injuries
excedrin migraine, work injuries, excedrin: Without an actual hands on exam, it is hard to peg the exact cause. Many factors can cause the spine to look like you have been in an accident: falls, work injuries, etc. I would say that if there are muscle issues (tightness, spasm, etc) the neck issues...

Chiropractors: Could you help me with disc bulging?, disc bulge, disc injury
disc bulge, disc injury, chiropractic: Dear Jessie, I am sorry to hear about your injury while doing what you love... dance. That has to be a frustrating thing for you. First of all, how did you get the diagnosis of a disc bulge at L3-L4 and L4-L5? Did you have an MRI to confirm the diagnosis?...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, dear yvette, neck vertebra
dear yvette, neck vertebra, computer engineer: Dear Yvette, I am sorry about the troubles that your father is having. Disc problems can be very painful. First of all, lets deal with your question what are the C6-T1, C5-C6, and C6-C7 levels . These are designations that help us to know where in...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, Chiropractor, NYC
Chiropractor, NYC: Yvette, That area is the bottom of your neck ,near where the shoulders meet the neck. Many options are available. Taking Medication , cortisone Injections are two options, but do not get to the cause Of the problem. My suggestion to him is that he try...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, www.drqdc.com, Dr John Quackenbush
www.drqdc.com, Dr John Quackenbush, Chiropractic Physician: Yvette, Let me answer your questions as follows: Dear Dr. Quackenbush, My father who is 50 years old and is a computer engineer, has back pain at the C6 T1 level during the last 6 years. The MRI shows dorsal hernia of the C5-C6 and C6-C7 intervertebral...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, pain management specialist, interventional pain management
pain management specialist, interventional pain management, computer engineer: Yvette, These are the discs in the lowest few vertebra of the neck. If the discs are not toughing the spinal cord or any of the nerves, then he likely does not need surgery. He simply needs to try manual therapy, including joint manipulation, mobilization,...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, disc, herniation
disc, herniation, neck: Hi Yvette, c6- t1 area is the lower part of the neck and c5- c7 is part of the mid to lower neck. As far as looking at the neck MRI, CT scan, discogram, and x-ray can all be useful, if warranted, in coming to an accurate diagnosis. Spinal decompression...

Chiropractors: injury, rib fracture, cervical spine
rib fracture, cervical spine, care doctor: Amy, The Heavy Head symptom is very common after head and neck injuries. We see this especially after whiplash injuries. I know you stated you have financial barriers, but consider that if you don t heal well, you could have longer term symptoms. If...

Chiropractors: Joint popping and cracking (particularly shoulders), rotator cuff tendons, olympic weightlifting
rotator cuff tendons, olympic weightlifting, shoulder joints: If you have overdeveloped your chest muscles in relation to your back and posterior shoulder muscles, your shoulders may be rotated more forward and inward. This can cause an impingement syndrome where the rotator cuff tendons get pinched between the humerus...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain, chiropractor, disc degeneration
chiropractor, disc degeneration, weight lifting: Dear Jack, Your question ended up in a general question pool , so if you don t mind, I will make an attempt at helping you to understand your issues. First of all, medical doctors, for some reason, like to down-play disc issues. I think that it is because...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, www.drqqdc.com, John Quackenbush
www.drqqdc.com, John Quackenbush, Manipulation under anesthesia: Lisa, Why not get an examination by a doctor of Chiropractic. Sounds like you are a text book candidate for a Chiropractic exam. Quite possible you could have pinched nerves. Hope this helps you in your Medical decision making process. Visit my blog...

Chiropractors: mri report, thecal sac, annulus fibrosis
thecal sac, annulus fibrosis, disc protrusion: I will repost your question, with my answers in caps after each part: at l5-s1 there is a moderate degree of disc stature loss THE SPACE BETWEEN L5 AND S1 IS DECREASED. there is loss of disc signal intensity indicative of disc desiccation.THE CENTER OF THE...

Chiropractors: Numb/Painful thumb, thumb, numbness
thumb, numbness, chiropractor: Dear Krystal, There are a few things that you might consider in regards to your thumb numbness. First of all, thumb and hand numbness can be related to a condition called Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Usually this is associated with people who use their...

Chiropractors: neck curve, neck curve
neck curve: Bri, The neck curve thing is a bunch of bunk. Forget about your neck curve measurements. It s not a valid treatment parameter. It s not fixable because nobody knows if it s something that needs fixing. It s a shame you were x-rayed over this. I ve...

Chiropractors: Other options?, shoulder blade pain, yoga pilates
shoulder blade pain, yoga pilates, nerve irritation: Cristy, Your shoulder blade pain and arm tingling likely was a sign of cervical spine nerve irritation. Forget about the 4 degrees. Your chiropractor needs to go back to school and read how your neck curve has nothing to do with your pain or your health....

Chiropractors: Other options?, chiropractor, cervical disc
chiropractor, cervical disc, disc bulge: Dear Cris, I am so sorry that you are having such a tough time Cris. Pain can be such a difficult thing, especially when it involves nerves. When you went to see the neurosurgeon, it sounds to me like he was concerned enough to order a more advanced...

Chiropractors: BACK PAIN, chiropractor, pinched nerve
chiropractor, pinched nerve, neck pain: Dear Semma, Pain in the mid back, along the borders of the shoulder blade, along with left hand and thumb numbness could indicate a problem at the lower part of the neck, at the junction of the neck and mid back. Numbness in the thumb and in the index...

Chiropractors: Pain in Scapular Region, gallbladder disease, information ht
gallbladder disease, information ht, heart specialist: Rashid, Thank you for your question. While I cannot give you a diagnosis over the Internet, it does not sound as if your symptoms are musculoskeletal in origin. I would be concerned about gallbladder disease or gallstones, which can refer pain to the scapular,...

Chiropractors: Pros and Cons of Chiropractic Care, spinal manipulation, pain tolerance
spinal manipulation, pain tolerance, financial constraints: Dawn, Thanks for your question. Actually, there are several parts to your question: (1) what can a potential patient expect from chiropractic care?; (2) can chiropractic be helpful for fibromyalgia syndrome?; (3) can chiropractic help for disc herniations?...

Chiropractors: back pain, sprain and strain, flare ups
sprain and strain, flare ups, back sprain: Amy, Isn t it interesting that you are always off or out of whack in some way? Someone needs to use a different measuring stick to determine if you are getting better and not just if you are off. You ll always be off. Everyone is. Valid treatment...

Chiropractors: Back pain, chiropractor, scoliosis
chiropractor, scoliosis, new york: most likely it is scoliosis. you need to see a chiropractor to have it corrected. it takes time so be patient. if your young then your chances f straightening it are better. make sure you have x rays taken wth you standing and that your legs are measured through...

Chiropractors: Back pain, John Quackenbush Chiropractor, pain relief
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, pain relief, muscle spasm: Semma, That sounds like good news. How did you find out it was just a muscle spasm. Who did you see, what did they tell you and what did they offer to help allievate the pain. Please give me as much information as you can so I can give some possible solutions....

Chiropractors: Back pain with heaviness in arms and legs, T4 Syndrome
T4 Syndrome: Chuck, It sounds like you had an acute strain with joint dysfunction of the joint complex in your upper back. There is a condition called T4 syndrome that involves irritation around your fourth thoracic vertebra, located between your shoulder blades....

Chiropractors: back and rib cage pain, chiropractor, scoliosis
chiropractor, scoliosis, new york: you answered the question already. You have scoliosis! scoliosis causes the spine and ribs to move out of place from one side to the other. as a child i had severe scoliosis. i was under chiropractic care 3 times a week for 4 months , then twice a week for...

Chiropractors: right hip and low back pain, John Quackenbush, www.drqdc.com
John Quackenbush, www.drqdc.com, back pain: Jennifer, First and foremost I definitely think you should seek a chiropractic consultation. More than likely you have Subluxated your hip,pelvis and/or your spinal vertebrae. The only way to find this out is to see a chiropractor. A Subluxation occurs...

Chiropractors: rotator cuff bone spur, staten island rotator cuff, staten island shoulder injury
staten island rotator cuff, staten island shoulder injury, staten island chiropractor: Rotator Cuff, rotator cuff weakness, Staten Island Rotator Cuff, rotator cuff tear, rotator cuff injury, rotator cuff tendon, rotator cuff bone spur, shoulder injury, shoulder sprain/strain, staten island shoulder injury, staten island chiropractor, staten...

Chiropractors: SI manipulation in early early pregnancy, tension management, shred of evidence
tension management, shred of evidence, early pregnancy: Hi Helen, Chirpractic joint manipulation has traditionally been very safe for pregnant women. There is no proof that getting manipulation so frequently will help your embryo any better than no manipulation at all. There is not a shred of evidence to...

Chiropractors: Soreness after first 2 weeks of Chiro visits?, soreness after treatment, chiropractic
soreness after treatment, chiropractic, spinal adjustments: Dear Rick 4 Adjustments in 2 weeks is not much at all, and it is very common to be sore after treatment. Change takes time, and change can create soreness of muscles and joints. Chiropractic is extremely safe generally, so it is highly unlikely that anything...

Chiropractors: spine pops a lot, staten island back pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island back pain, staten island chiropractor: back pain, snap, crackle, pop, audible, staten island back pain, body noise, staten island chiropractic Hello Colin, First, let me thank you for your volunteer service to our country! You, and EVERY brave man and woman deserve our appreciation....

Chiropractors: Tingling feeling in mid-pack?, mid back pain, tingling
mid back pain, tingling, pins and needles: Dear Sarah, This does sound like a mechanical, joint, and nerve pain since it appears to come and go based on your position and posture. Pain related to an internal organ problem would instead be painful regardless of position. The mid back, or thoracic...

Chiropractors: Toe injury & shoulder impingement, shoulder impingement, osteopathe
shoulder impingement, osteopathe, mild pain: For the toe I would start with a chiropractor and then an orthopedic surgeon if the chiropractor does not feel that he can help. As for the shoulder, if it is misaligned the exercises can make it worse. I would again verify that the shoulder is aligned...

Chiropractors: Toe injury & shoulder impingement, shoulder impingement
shoulder impingement: Sherry, I m not sure what you have wrong with your toe. Keep in mind that this in an internet exchange and I have only limited information; I would suggest you find a good chiropractor and he/she could examine and provide a few weeks of treatment to see...

Chiropractors: Toe injury & shoulder swimmer, rotator cuff syndrome, toe fracture
rotator cuff syndrome, toe fracture, chiropractor: Dear Sherry Your question did not get answered, so it dropped into a question pool . I know that you asked this question about a week ago, but if you give me permission, I would be happy to see if I can give you some insights. First of all, with the...

Chiropractors: Toe pain at night, leg pain worse at night., John Quackenbush, Phoenix Chiropractor
John Quackenbush, Phoenix Chiropractor, Peripheral Neuropathy: Reda, You should immediately report this to your primary care physcian! You may have a condition called peripheral neuropathy. This could be caused by the diabetic syndrome you have or the medications given too you. This is something that needs further...

Chiropractors: Upper chest pain..., staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractor
staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractor: sports injury, staten island sports injury, chest pain, sternum, staten island chiropractor, Hello Nathan, Thank You for your question. I am sorry to hear of your pain. You have written a pretty detailed, long description of your complaint,...

Chiropractors: 17 year old with pains at base of skull, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Angela, I do believe that this is something that should be looked into. I really can t answer your question directly without examining your head,neck and shoulders. What you are describing could be a pinched nerve. You could start with a chiropractor...

Chiropractors: aching neck and shoulders, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Sharon, I apologize if you did not receive my previous answer..so if this is a duplicate answer remember all experts contacted me to re answer. I sincerely hope you have discussed your response to chiropractic treatment with your chiropractor. The chiropractor...

Chiropractors: alzheimer - my husband, neck, head
neck, head, back: It is possible that your DC can help also. We have seen a great number of Alzheimers Patients improve dramatically after being under our Upper Cervical Specific Care in as little as 2 weeks. I do not know what specialized training your DC has if any, but...

Chiropractors: Bicep Tear, shoulder specialist, hand specialist
shoulder specialist, hand specialist, cosmetic reasons: Joe, If in fact you really do have a complete biceps tear, there is nothing to do for it after a few years of it being retracted. Most surgeons will not touch it. If it was caught early, then reattachment would have been more likely. But for cosmetic...

Chiropractors: very bad hip pain and tail bone, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Shannon, I am sorry to hear of your health issues. I can only assume you went to the ER or a GP medical doctor. Basically if there are no life threatening fractures nor if anything is torn and needs surgery the only other thing the medical profession has...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic and TMJ, new york city subway, broken collarbone
new york city subway, broken collarbone, neck adjustments: Hi Tom, First, any massaging or digging into muscles, tendons, ligaments is considered soft tissue therapy. Whether the practioner is skilled in the various methods makes a difference. My most recent TMJ patient was a college-aged female that could...

Chiropractors: Chronic Back pain and bppv., Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Jonathan, I am sorry to hear of your health issues. I am always asked if it is a bad thing to crack your own spine. My answer is yes and no. First and foremost if you crack your spine all the time then you may be causing pinched nerves and this may be adding...

Chiropractors: Clasp knife deformity, hyper extension, desk job
hyper extension, desk job, chiropractic adjustments: first of all. you could be born with clasp knife deformity, AKA (Spina bifida occulta). It does not necessarily mean it is from trauma. You should avoid yoga or any postion that [uts your back into hyper extension. stengthen abs and hamstrings and that will...

Chiropractors: CT Scan Results, paracentral disc protrusion, thecal sac
paracentral disc protrusion, thecal sac, level laser therapy: it is fda approved , just not for your condition. don t let that fool you. the insurance industry is not in a rush to cover a new treatment modality because they just flat out don t want to pay for anything. Does that surprise you? it shouldn t. as far as...

Chiropractors: CTS & chronic cervical radiculopathy, Wrist injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Wrist injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, CTS: Lesley, I am very sorry to hear of your health situation. I opine that you have pretty much exhausted anything that medicine has to offer. I highly suggest you get to an upper cervical chiropractor as as fast as possible. I would like to explain why: ...

Chiropractors: cervicogenic headache, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Headache
Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Headache, cervicogenic headache: headaches, staten island headache, cervicogenic headache, NSAIDS, nsaid side effects, nsaid complications, Hello Lee, Thank You for your question. I am sorry that you are prone to headaches of any kind! .....I asked another Chiropracter here...

Chiropractors: cervicogenic headaches, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Lee, The symptom pattern in cervicogenic headaches have come about more than likely due to the amount of time the nerve has been pinched. This has gotten progressively worse and therefore the headaches. The human body is simply amazing and these headaches...

Chiropractors: chiropractic care and connective tissue, massage therapist, connective tissue
massage therapist, connective tissue, jumble: The fascia is made up of fibers. When a force is introduced into it, the fibers can jumble and misalign. When a chiropractor approaches these dysfunctions with the proper treatment, the fibers can be realigned, like ironing a wrinkle out of a shirt, and...

Chiropractors: Did my chiropractor act inappropriately?, cable knit sweater, scar tissue
cable knit sweater, scar tissue, left breast: Short answer..it appears so. All measures should be used to maintain privacy; eg. gowns. I have worked on women; I was taught to use the back of a hand to move a breast so that treatments can be made. Yes...they may get touched, but not open handed. All...

Chiropractors: clicking noise in neck/head and upper back pain, upper back pain, mechanical motion
upper back pain, mechanical motion, back of my neck: Tension in the muscles that run from the upper back to the head can change the mechanical motion of the joint, leading to clicking. The tension should be addressed, as well as any misalignments that may be present...a good chiropractor should be able to determine...

Chiropractors: crooked neck, Staten Island Chiropractor, staten island neck pain
Staten Island Chiropractor, staten island neck pain, staten island pinched nerve: crooked neck, neck pain, acute spastic torticollis, wryneck, pinched nerve, muscle spasm, cervical-brachial neuritis, cervical-brachial radiculitis, vertebral subluxation complex, subluxation, staten island neck pain, staten island pinched nerve, ...

Chiropractors: DDD of Cervical Spine, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Thank YOU Sir, This came through as a question, so I have to answer this in this manner. Good Luck, Dr. Vic Dolan, DC, DACBSP Email Newsletter: . . . . . . http://drvictordolan.chiroweb.com Dr. Victor E. Dolan, Doctor of Chiropractic;...

Chiropractors: Frequency of chiropractic visits, degree of curvature, preventative medicine
degree of curvature, preventative medicine, mobility issues: I am not a fan of putting a number on visits...this is usually a marketing ploy. Your neck may actually be correct for you: yes..we have a set number for degree of curvature. But, every spine being different, each person will have a differing degree....

Chiropractors: Headache at the base of head, Dr John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Phoenix
Dr John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Phoenix, Anthem: Nicole, Hello again!! I would like to say good to hear from you but I feel for you. Nicole did you report your reaction to Dr Nick? It is imperative that you speak with him and tell him everything that you are telling me. I really don t think you have...

Chiropractors: Hi!, Dr John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Phoenix
Dr John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Phoenix, Anthem: Sarah, Thank God for the women in the world!! I am glad you contacted me. It seems you have a very stubborn guy. Just so you know he is playing by guy rules which is to never complain. You are right to be concerned so I want you to pull ALL THE GUNS OUT...

Chiropractors: Hip/lower back pain, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, lower back pain
glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, lower back pain, nsaid: If you feel stiffness thEn stretch before and after riding. Online you can find many resources for stretches. As far as the pain goes, if you keep taking NSAIDS then your arthritis will get worse. I would go see a chiropractor to help with re-alignment and...

Chiropractors: Hip pain, hip pain, low back pain
hip pain, low back pain: physical therapy does not remove nerve pressure in between vertebrae, only chiropractors are licensed to do that along with orthopedists. I m glad to hear it helped you though. similar to having pain and numbness in your hands many years ago, it sounds like...

Chiropractors: herniated disc, anterior thecal sac, cortisone shot
anterior thecal sac, cortisone shot, good posture: If you look on the list of questions i have answered here on this site, you will find many of the answers you are looking for. bottom line its only been 3 weeks your doing better keep what your doing. you could also try cold laser therapy to speed your...

Chiropractors: herniated disc again?, gentle chiropractic care, chiros
gentle chiropractic care, chiros, cold laser: hello, when you have a fusion it comlicates things but you can still receive gentle chiropractic care and cold laser would be a good choice for you. i am located in manhattan , otherwise there are many good chiros in nj. my website is www.synergywellnessny.com...

Chiropractors: back injury . please help!, supine position, pain meds
supine position, pain meds, shoulder blade: Amanda, Your pain picture seems odd, with a global region of pain (shoulder blade, oblique abdominals, left side lumbar, and down your leg?) that is not purely dermatomal and not purely sclerotomal. Keep in mind that MRI is obtained in a supine position,...

Chiropractors: interview quick!, rotator cuff problems, stephen frey
rotator cuff problems, stephen frey, health care providers: Hi Steve, I d be glad to help you with your project. Answers to your questions: 1. I evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with musculoskeletal disorders utilizing manual manipulation techniques. When appropriate, I discuss nutritional, exercise, and...

Chiropractors: Knee and back pain, other soft tissues, e stim
other soft tissues, e stim, patellar tendon: Salina, As for adjustments, I don t know exactly what you are receiving. Standard adjustment implies manual joint manipulation to the spine and pelvis. The time it takes for joint manipulation to the lower spine and pelvis can be a minute or two....

Chiropractors: knee trouble, proper referral, musculoskeletal problem
proper referral, musculoskeletal problem, knee trouble: The clicking could be a tear, or inflammation. I would suggest trying an anti inflammatory first, coupled with icing. A visit to a good sports chiropractor should be able to treat most of the musculoskeletal problem and assist you in determining if there...

Chiropractors: Lower back/left side pain, Staten Island Sports, Staten Island Sports Chiropractor
Staten Island Sports, Staten Island Sports Chiropractor, victor dolan: ACBSP, DACBSP, ammerican chiropractic board of sport physicians, staten island chiropractor, USA olympic training center Hello Masao, I am sorry that you are hurting, but thank you for the question. As an active person, playing sports, with...

Chiropractors: Mid Back and Right Rib Pain, right rib pain, right abdomen
right rib pain, right abdomen, upper legs: you may have had a slight relapse, especially if your still lifting him. It sounds like a rib problem. It is possible that its fractured, but if it is there is nothing they can do for a fractured rib. Only to let it heal on its own. If the rib is displaced...

Chiropractors: MRI of the Lumbar Spine w/o contrast interpretation, staten island low back pain, staten island back pain
staten island low back pain, staten island back pain, staten island chiropractor: low back pain, staten island low back pain, back pain, sacralization, annullar tear, spinal stenosis, disc degeneration, ddd, OA, DJD, staten island disc degeneration, conus medullaris, staten Island Chiropractic, Hello Melany, I am sorry to hear...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Michelle, If your DDD is mild you would benefit from Chiropractic care. I suggest you seek the services of a competent Chiropractor in your area. Chiropractic will more than likely help you with the symptoms you are describing. Your DDD could in fact...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain, dizziness blurred vision, cervical spine
dizziness blurred vision, cervical spine, incorrect manner: The short answer is yes....As a chiropractor, we are trained to do things correctly; we are not just popping joints. If the incorrect manner is utilized, yes, serious injury can occur. Vertebral basilar Artery insufficiency is one of the main concerns....

Chiropractors: Neck Pain and Nausea, neck, brainstem
neck, brainstem, head: Mike, It is very likely that if you can send me your MRI and CT scans that I will be able to find your problem. If you would like to find out more about your situation, send me the films to analyze and then I will get back to you within a week. You can...

Chiropractors: Neck Slip Disc, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Dear Hemant, I would suggest that you find a chiropractor who employs Spinal Decompression. This is a specialty in chiropractic that addresses the type of disc herniations that you have. If you can not find a chiropractor with decompression then you must...

Chiropractors: neck pain/arm, neck and arm pain
neck and arm pain: i would not continue with any exercises right now. Your headaches are most likely tension headaches AND EXERCISE WILL INCREASE TENSION IN YOUR NECK, therefore increasing headaches. The upper arm pain you are having is because of a pinched nerve in your neck...

Chiropractors: neck popping, c2 one, rapid heartbeat
c2 one, rapid heartbeat, neck adjustments: Carol, Your situation really is unusual. I would want to know if you have any segment instability in your neck. In other words, do you have a vertebra in your neck that is not held together well by ligaments such that one bone slides off another when...

Chiropractors: neck/tennitus, tennitus, neck manipulation
tennitus, neck manipulation, chiropractic specialist: i have not had too many cases of tinnitus. but you may want to look at seeing an upper cervical Chiropractic specialist, they tend to be very specific in upper cervical (neck ) diagnosing and treatment. there adjustments are often times much more gentle too....

Chiropractors: nervous system, Neck pain, back pain
Neck pain, back pain, leg pain: You would have to be examined first, then we would be able to tell you what is going on. And yes, it does have to do with your nerves. Since your head sits on top of your neck it is directly related. Your head may be 8 - 10 pounds sitting on top of a 4...

Chiropractors: Osteophytes Seen in C4-C7, arthritic spurs, saprophytes
arthritic spurs, saprophytes, numbness: Masood, It can absolutely be helped by chiropractic. Itdepends on how severe the osteophytes are. Your mother has nothing to lose by trying it for 6-10 weeks. Often times the numbness will get better, but the osteophytes will still be there. Osteophytes...

Chiropractors: Pinched elbow nerve, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Tyler, First and foremost if you are working out 5-6 days per week you are in risk of over training. This is a mistake that almost all newbies make when increasing their work out schedule. If you are not a newbie I can only assume you are splitting your...

Chiropractors: Possible Vertebral Fracture?, vertebral fracture, lower back pain
vertebral fracture, lower back pain, lumbar spine: Andrea, it s possible to have a fracture. I have had patients walking around for weeks with a vertebral fracture. But, let s not get ahead of ourselves here. First have an x ray of lumbar spine done. Then once a fracture is ruled out, you should consult a...

Chiropractors: popped out rib, neck shoulders, muscle tension
neck shoulders, muscle tension, pectoralis: Thanks for your question. Generally, ribs can become displaced in the back where they attach to the vertebra, particularly if someone coughs or sneezes forcefully, sustains a trauma (as in athletics), or has muscle spasms that pull the rib out of place....

Chiropractors: Right arm heaviness and Nausea, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractic: right arm numbness, nausea, pinched nerves, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, Hello Lina, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. Thank You for the question! If I miss answering your question--- or if I do not give enough information,,,, do not hesitate...

Chiropractors: Severe Back Pain from Cracking Back While Twisted, chiropractic, new york
chiropractic, new york: hi sorry for taking a little time to get back to you. justin , I m not sure where you live , but get her to a chiropractor as soon as you can. she obviously has a structural misalignment made worse by you. If she has been having problems for years and feels...

Chiropractors: Shoulder popping and grinding, shoulder blade, time sarah
shoulder blade, time sarah, stubborness: he needs an xray and possibly an mri. If he is unwilling to go to a doctor then there is nothing you can do. Even if i did know what was wrong with him, he still needs to see a doctor. He needs to realize it effects his quality of life and that he has a problem...

Chiropractors: shoulder problems, ergonomic environment, repetitive motions
ergonomic environment, repetitive motions, surgical consultation: Hi Audrey, You had the tendinopathy for a long time. It doesn t happen overnight. But changes in an ergonomic environment where you are doing repetitive motions can provoke it and cause it to be painful. The tear is a problem, and sometimes this requires...

Chiropractors: sore hamstring, staten island sports doctor of chiropractic, victor dolan
staten island sports doctor of chiropractic, victor dolan, staten island chiropractor: hamstring injury, sore hamstring, tight hamstring, muscle imbalance, sports injury, sports performance, sports chiropractic, performance improvement, staten island hamstring, staten island hamstring injury, staten island sports doctor, Hello Khadija,...

Chiropractors: sports injury?, shoulder blade, muscle tear
shoulder blade, muscle tear, broken bones: All of the different pains may very well be related. He most likely straind the joint between the collarbone and the breastbone. The impact probably transmitted to the outer joint of the collarbone and the shoulder blade. All of these are connected by muscles...

Chiropractors: Terrible Muscle Tension, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Phoenix doctor: Peter, You more than likely have a subluxation of your C1/C2 vertebrae in the upper most part of your neck just below your skull. I would suggest seeing a Chiropractor for an exam and adjustment. This will relieve the pressure behind your eyes and the muscle...

Chiropractors: Treatment for anterolisthesis, Staten Island Chiropractic Sports Injury Expert, staten island sports injury
Staten Island Chiropractic Sports Injury Expert, staten island sports injury, victor dolan: Hello Lynet, I am sorry to hear of your pain. I am sorry to hear of your condition. Some people have anterolisthesis without any pain or problem. Some people have terrible pain. You MUST maintain good posture, move with good biomechanics....

Chiropractors: ulna nerve entrapment, neck, back
neck, back, pain: Isabel, Unless you have suffered a debilitating injury to your elbow, wrist, or hand, this is most likely caused from a problem in your neck. We know this with certainty because we have had tremendous success in helping ALL patients up to this point that...

Chiropractors: ulnar collateral nerve inflammation, nerve inflammation, collateral ligament
nerve inflammation, collateral ligament, tommy john surgery: Many things can cause the symptoms you are describing: entrapment of the nerve, scar tissue build up, irritation, etc. He is doing the right things as far as icing; I would suggest you find a good sports chiropractor to have the elbow assessed for misalignment,...

Chiropractors: Atlas, Dr. JR Strecker, chiropractic expert
Dr. JR Strecker, chiropractic expert, chiropractor: Disclaimer: please do not take any of my advice without at least consulting with your doctor(s) first. If necessary, print this email in its entirety for your doctor(s) to read. In addition, please do not attempt to use this website or my advice as a substitute...

Chiropractors: advanced disk degeneration, spinal decompression, cortisone shot
spinal decompression, cortisone shot, manipulation procedures: Kirk, Before you pay $5000 cash (up front) with the practitioner abandoning all clinical guidelines, try Cox Distraction or standard Flexion-Distraction first. You can see F-D on my web site under the products/services tab. Surely Cox has their web...

Chiropractors: Bicycle Injury, thumb knuckle, contusions
thumb knuckle, contusions, chicken wing: Your injury can range anywhere from just simple contusions all the way up to a tear. i wouldn t even attempt to guess at it without a proper exam. Limited active motion may or may not indicate problems...see what your doc says first. If everything checks...

Chiropractors: bone bruise 2 years on..., soft tissue damage, medial condyle
soft tissue damage, medial condyle, bone bruise: You did not mention whether you had done any therapies to the knee. I would suggest finding a good chiropractor; one that focuses on sports. There may have been quite a bit of soft tissue damage that needs to be addressed, as well as a proper rehab program...

Chiropractors: C7-T1 severe pain, muscle sprains, spine surgeon
muscle sprains, spine surgeon, cervical spine: DP, Yeah. It s safe. Especially if you have your reflexes in tact. If your doctor found loss of your reflex on the affected arm as well as inability to squeeze or hold your muscle strength, then he/she would likely have referred you to the spine surgeon...

Chiropractors: Cervical Curve, curvature of the spine, cervical curve
curvature of the spine, cervical curve, chiropractic doctors: Hey Tom, Yeah, sounds like a scam. There never is a exact number of treatments to cure anything! Some people do have a alordotic curve of the cervical spine (loss of normal curve) which can be genetic, accidents, muscle spasm, etc. Chiropractic adjustments...

Chiropractors: Dizziness, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, Cervicogenic Headaches: Lauren, It is possible to have dizziness from pinched nerves. Please et checked by a chiropractor. John Quackenbush Please check out my facebook fan page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Phoenix-AZ/Phoenix-Anthem-Chiropractor-John-Q-Quackenbush/209635129176?v=app_2392950137#!/pages/Phoenix-AZ/Phoenix-Anthem-Chiropractor-John-Q-Quackenbush/209635129176?v=wal...

Chiropractors: Frequency of Adjustments, deep tissue massage, tight muscles
deep tissue massage, tight muscles, good posture: Hi Stephanie, I think you should get his treatment plan in writing as well as a copy of your initial intake form where you described your current state of health and send it to your state licensing board. What you encountered is absolute rubbish. There...

Chiropractors: Cervical Curve
Chiropractors: Cervical Curve

Chiropractors: Dizziness, health care practitioners, precision neuromuscular therapy
Chiropractors: Dizziness, health care practitioners, precision neuromuscular therapy, sternocleidomastoid muscle

Chiropractors: lower back and butt pain, good luck, ashley
Chiropractors: lower back and butt pain, good luck, ashley, diagnosis

Chiropractors: neck injury, elite level, chiropractor
Chiropractors: neck injury, elite level, chiropractor

Chiropractors: rib subluxation?, kinesiologist, michon
Chiropractors: rib subluxation?, kinesiologist, michon, misalignment

Chiropractors: Herniated Disk c3, c4, c5, c6,c7 and T1, pain meds, neck muscles
pain meds, neck muscles, shoulder blade: I m sure they listen. Understand that you have only been under care for 3 weeks. If after 6-8 there is no improvement then you consider more invasive procedures. You should be seeing the chiro 3--4 times a week for at least a few more weeks. Good luck...

Chiropractors: hand numbness, Dr. JR Strecker chiropractic expert
Dr. JR Strecker chiropractic expert: Disclaimer: please do not take any of my advice without at least consulting with your doctor(s) first. If necessary, print this email in its entirety for your doctor(s) to read. In addition, please do not attempt to use this website or my advice as a substitute...

Chiropractors: back/hip pain, scoliosis, pain
scoliosis, pain, back: Louise, I see this type of case quite often, and it is highly likely that the problems you are having in your upper spine may be responsible for your problems elsewhere. Since we are a Specialty Clinic, we are able to locate and correct the cause of your...

Chiropractors: hip and rib pain, rib pain, sternum
rib pain, sternum, chiro: tugba, thats really tough for me to diagnose that. you do have 2 floating ribs on the bottom. i really think this case should go to a chiropractor. i don t think the punch and what is going on now are related. i wish i could help you more , but your...

Chiropractors: Interview Questions, patient flow, chiropractor
patient flow, chiropractor, interview questions: I will answer each question in part: 1. A chiropractor deals with the alignment of the spine; misalignments can lead to biomechanical problems, as well as nerve pressure that affects the destination of that nerve. 2. I was involved in a car accident when...

Chiropractors: Back and Joint Pain, chiropractor, new york city
chiropractor, new york city: first of all, without an xray of your lower back you cannot tell if you have arthritis in your lower back. If anti inflammatories are not working then it is my guess that inflammation isnt the cause of your pain. Yes, it sounds like a case of sciatica and...

Chiropractors: knee tendinitis, knee tendonitis, magnesium supplement
knee tendonitis, magnesium supplement, cortizone shot: Chances are the supplements are not causing the knee pain. It sounds as if there is a return of your tendonitis. I would try starting with extensions and hamstring curls to strengthen the knee. If there is no change within a week, you may want to see a...

Chiropractors: L5 S1 L4 L5, degenerative spine, thoracic spine
degenerative spine, thoracic spine, cervical spine: Jerry, Sorry to hear you re in such shape. Your degenerative spine is genetic, inherited. You can thank mom or dad. One region has nothing to do with another. If you have it in your lumbar spine, odds are you have it in your cervical spine. It is thought...

Chiropractors: Lower back and butt pain when standing striaght and bending, facet joint pain, butt pain
facet joint pain, butt pain, lumbar spine: Kotomi, From the information you provided me, it sounds like you simply have a mechanical lesion in the lower lumbar spine or SI joint. It could be an adhesion in the connective tissue or fascia, or in the interconnecting lumbar facet joint on the back...

Chiropractors: lower back and butt pain, fall, low back pain
fall, low back pain, facet joint: Dear Ashley, Simply put this is most likely joint irritation. Falling on the hip or buttocks creates increased stress and compression on the cartilage which lines the joint spaces. Additionally, the joint capsule which surrounds the joint spaces can easily...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, back pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, back pain, : Bradley, Here is the explanation: At L5-S1 there is a small to moderate sized broad based right paremedian to intraforaminal disc herniated leading to effacement upon the ventral thecal sac and right L5-S1 nerve roots. NORMAL SPEAK 1: you have a disc...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, disc herniation, pull ups
disc herniation, pull ups, spine center: Avi, Go see Dr. Michael Minardo in NYC for consultation. If you are going to get neck joint manipulation, get it from a doctor that is expert at it. Most PT s don t really know or have the kinesthetic skills to perform it well. Dr. Minardo is a diplomate...

Chiropractors: Neck injury from a falling object, Phoenix chiropractor, Dr John Q Quackenbush
Phoenix chiropractor, Dr John Q Quackenbush, www.drqdc.com: Rick, You didn t really send me any information on xray or MRI results? What is your diagnosis? Did you get a second opinion about surgery? Please give me a little more to go on.Have you tried PT or Chiropractic. Are you on constant anti inflammatories...

Chiropractors: back neck, thecal sac, l5 s1
thecal sac, l5 s1, mckenzie method: I would suggest you find a practitioner of the McKenzie Method. This can help tremendously, and would be a good starting point. Have you tried chiropractic yet? Gentle adjustments of the spine would probably be very beneficial, and may reduce your pain...

Chiropractors: neck injury, disc herniation, pull ups
disc herniation, pull ups, spine center: Before initiating another modality such as cervical traction, I recommend seeing your medical physician, an orthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon, a neurologist, or a doctor of chiropractic to determine if, based on your past history and your present symptoms,...

Chiropractors: neck injury, disc herniation, pull ups
disc herniation, pull ups, spine center: I would suggest you may want to check with a chiropractor on this one. Unfortunately, the manipulations you are having may not agreeable to you. Chiropractors differ in technique, and a different approach my be what is needed to help resolve the problem...

Chiropractors: neck injury, neck, pain
neck, pain, injury: Avi, The major problem that you have is that NOTHING you are doing is correcting your problem and therefore you will get worse. Just like nothing corrected it when it happened a year ago (maybe the pain subsided but the problem was there all along), and...

Chiropractors: numbness in the leg, numbness in the leg, control sensation
numbness in the leg, control sensation, translation machine: wow, that is some history. If you had more details from old mri s or xrays, nerve tests, etc... it would help me understand exactly what we are talking about when you say spine damage. If you have not had an mri recently, you should get one (considering all...

Chiropractors: Pinched Nerve in the Neck, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, neck pain, degenerative arthritis: Barbra, i would like you to know that going to a pain clinic may be a necessary evil but I do admit that sometimes you will need pain meds. However what if the chiropractor could help you and you didn t end up going to the pain management doc? What would...

Chiropractors: Back pain, stress fracture, thien dang
stress fracture, thien dang, pars defect: Marielle, You need to have your daughter checked for what s called spondylolysis or acute pars defect. This is a stress fracture to the bone. She may need to undergo MRI to see if there is a fracture or the stage prior to fracture, called a stress...

Chiropractors: pain in one knee, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: It sounds like it could be ilio-tibial band syndrome (tight IT band) . If you go on google and type those words in along with stretch you should find some good stretches for the IT band. if the knee pain doesnt get better after stretching for 20 minutes a...

Chiropractors: pain in wrist, wrst, x ray
wrst, x ray, xray: hello, you slammed your finger in the door , but your wrist hurts now? i would go have an xray of the hand and wrist . is it black and blue? if it is difficult to move your finger or wrst and you have pain on movement go get an x ray and rule out a fracture...

Chiropractors: Restless leg syndrome?, restless leg syndrome, uncontrollable urge
restless leg syndrome, uncontrollable urge, evening church: You are most likely suffering from a nervous system condition. If the nerves are impinged between your brain and your legs then this is a possible result. The only way to truly get to the bottom of this is to get checked by an Upper Cervical Doctor of Chiropractic....

Chiropractors: Back/Rib Crack!, private insurance, ribcage
private insurance, ribcage, x rays: I would say you may want to revisit the chiropractor. They would probably take xrays given what you describe, and would make a referral if it is out of their realm of practice. It sounds as if your body is out of alignment, made easier by having had the...

Chiropractors: Rib Head, shallow breaths, heating pad
shallow breaths, heating pad, tissue damage: Lilly, If you significantly sprained the rib joint, there is tissue damage. It takes time for this to heal and it will be painful all the while it is healing up. If you are an osteoporotic female, maybe there is a chance you fractured the rib or spine...

Chiropractors: Back rib pain, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, back pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, back pain, Phoenix doctor: Tara, Just so you know the Normal means there are no tumors, fractures, or dislocations! That s a good start but your rib can be subluxated or slightly out of place or what chiropractors call subluxated. The lumpy feeling is more than likely a muscle...

Chiropractors: rib subluxation?, Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, Rib pain
Phoenix Chiropractor John Q Quackenbush, Rib pain, Pregnacy chiropractic: Ella, I am very sorry to hear of your situation. Right now you are secreting a hormone called Relaxin which is perfectly normal and this hormone is present to help loosen the ligaments of your pelvic region for birthing. The problem is this hormone relaxes...

Chiropractors: Shoulder, neck, ear pulsation, neck ache, ringing in ears
neck ache, ringing in ears, leg muscles: it could be linked pamela. you have nerves and a blood vessel that travels through your atlas or top vertebrae in the neck and that vessel carries blood supply the brain, which can cause ringing in ears and or a fuzzy or foggy headed feeling. its worth a...

Chiropractors: SI Joint Dysfucntion & Chiropractic Care, low back pain, straight answer
low back pain, straight answer, physical exam: Jessica, Not all disc issues get picked up on MRI, and not all radiologists describe the findings the same. There is a notable false-negative rate with MRI (Schneider, M. JMPT 2008?) that is a factor; in other words, there is a problem but the radiologist...

Chiropractors: SI Joint Issues and Chiropractic Care, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Phoenix-AZ/Phoenix-Anthem-Chiropractor-John-Q-Quackenbush/2096351291
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Phoenix-AZ/Phoenix-Anthem-Chiropractor-John-Q-Quackenbush/2096351291: Jess, Glad you are doing somewhat better. I still opine that 3 visits is just a drop in the bucket at this point continue with your DC. I also think you are attacking your problem with too many health care practitioners.Make sure each doc knows what the other...

Chiropractors: Si hip dysfunction and spina bifida occulta, l4 l5, l5 s1
l4 l5, l5 s1, tethered spinal cord: Kristin, I know this is a frustrating situation for you and your daughter. Given the information you gave me, I ll do my best with this. I d surely like to know more about this, because it is obvious that something is being missed. First, get the MRI...

Chiropractors: Slip disc, staten island herniated disc, staten island low back pain
staten island herniated disc, staten island low back pain, staten island chiropractor: slip disc, slip disk, slipped disc, staten island slipped disc, herniated disc, herniated disk, HNP, herniated nucleus pulposis, pinched nerve, sciatica, staten island sciatica, low back surgery, lumbar surgery, low back pain, staten island low back pain,...

Chiropractors: Back/Spinal injury due to a fall/slip, whiplash injury, muscle spasm
whiplash injury, muscle spasm, trapped nerve: Tracey, I can t prescribe specific treatment advice to you via the Internet, but based on the information you mentioned, I ll try to answer your question as best as I can. It sounds like you had an injury which has left you with persistent back pain....

Chiropractors: Sports Related Rib Injury, full contact sport, rib fractures
full contact sport, rib fractures, shoulder blade: Hi William, I understand that Roller Derby is making a come back! Your girlfriend likely does have a cracked rib. It is very difficult to see rib fractures if the x-ray quality is poor, if there are too few x-rays taken, or if there is only a hairline...

Chiropractors: SWOLLEN SHOLDER BLADE, orthopedist, sports injuries
orthopedist, sports injuries, chiropractor: its definitely going to be swollen , but it has been longer then 3 days since the accident (my fault i was late getting back to you) if its still swollen i would ice it and if you have pain moving your arm then go see an orthopedist or chiropractor that specializes...

Chiropractors: severe foot pain in the ball of my right foot, foot doctor podiatrist, plantars wart
foot doctor podiatrist, plantars wart, foot pain: Bobby, You could have anything from a bunion to a plantars wart to plantar fascitis to joint-ligament inflammation to mortons neuroma. Bottom line: see a foot doctor (podiatrist) and get your foot diagnosed. After it s diagnosed, if treatment doesn...

Chiropractors: severe heel and foot pain, stiff muscles, many different things
stiff muscles, many different things, reply thanks: Susmitha, You have symptoms consistent with plantar fasciitis. There is a lot of information on the internet on plantar fasciitis (also spelled: fascitis). www.grastontechnique.com is a good method for treating it, but you may not have any access to...

Chiropractors: severe pain after adjustment, arthritis in the spine, sciatica symptoms
arthritis in the spine, sciatica symptoms, lumbar disc herniation: The following is an excerpt from a 2008 Emedicine article by Sherman and Gotlin entitled Sacroiliac Joint Injury : Many risk factors are associated with lower back pain, and many are directly associated with lumbar disk injury. These include, but are...

Chiropractors: shoulder and chest pain, shoulder bursitis, upper back pain
shoulder bursitis, upper back pain, skilled doctor: Sue, You definitely want to see your primary care doctor (internal medicine) for a cardiac work-up. It is not uncommon for women in your age group to have cardiovascular disease. You should get a stress test to see what your heart is doing. If you...

Chiropractors: siatica, Neck pain, stiff neck
Neck pain, stiff neck, neck doctor: Gail, If this is left alone it will get worse and then you will need surgery. We see this quite often in our office and thus far not one of these patients has had to have surgery, they have all gotten better after being under our specific care. The only...