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Chiropractors: cervical degeneration, central disc protrusion, thecal sac
central disc protrusion, thecal sac, cortisone injection: great question: your situation can be helped and improved, but not fixed or cured as you may call it. you already have damage to your spine that is irreversible. there are many techniques that don t twist the neck, these techniques are called upper...

Chiropractors: cerviogenic headaches, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic, headache: Hello James, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. Some background information I distribute in my Staten Island Chiropractic office may be of help to you: #1) Be CAUTIOUS with medication- PAIN Pain is a ‘red light on the dashboard’....

Chiropractors: chest/back pain (ribs?) trouble breathing when asleep., rib pain, chiropractor
rib pain, chiropractor, nyc: cory, first of all thank you so much for your service and all your sacrifices. we ALL appreciate (every american) your service. yes, it sounds like it could be a rib out of place. if you breath in and you feel a sharp pain that means when the ribs rise...

Chiropractors: chiropractor and chiari, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic expert
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic expert: Hello Eileen, Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear of your complicated condition. I am very surprised that your Doctor did not review your tests with you. In my Staten Island Chiropractic office, when I send someone for a test; whether...

Chiropractors: dull shoulder pain, shoulder articulations, dull ache
shoulder articulations, dull ache, moderate resistance: I apologize for the delay in response...I was away for the last week. There can be misalignment associated with shoulder issues; anywhere from the C5 vertebra to the T6 vertebra. You mention pain with inhalation; we see this when there is misalignment in...

Chiropractors: back issues, chiropractors, gcc
Chiropractors: back issues, chiropractors, gcc

Chiropractors: Hiking Shortly After Lumbar Injury, buttocks pain, disc herniation
buttocks pain, disc herniation, muscle relaxers: barry, There s something important your missing. The drugs have not fixed anything? it gives you false sense of your condition, by thinking your cured. The only thing you have fixed is the symptoms by pain killers and muscle relaxers. You still have an...

Chiropractors: back issues, John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix
John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix, chiropractor: Suzy, Are there any Chiropractors in England? I am not able to tell you yes your symptoms are related but it seems that you are in such pain that you may be breathing in correctly or differently. Try to breathe in deeply and slowly. Also you and probably...

Chiropractors: Back issues, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic: diagnosed with degenerative disc and facet disease and nerve damage in the L5-S1 area , degenerative joint disease, DJD, degenerative disc disease DDD, OsteoArthritis, OA, Degenerative Facet Disease, nerve damage, Staten Island Chiropractor, pain management,...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain - L5, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Hello Charles, I am sorry to hear of your pain, of your condition. What has your Doctor of Chiropractic told you? What techniques does the Doctor do?- Chiropractic has many choices. Perhaps decompression would be good for you, perhaps Cox Flexion/Distraction...

Chiropractors: leg,knee and hip pain, also muscle, Chiropractor/ new york, short leg
Chiropractor/ new york, short leg: good question nancy. first question i would ask is how long did you consistently go to chiropractor for (how many times a week, and for how many weeks) if you didn t give it 8 weeks, then that would make sense. If you are out of shape or over weight it may...

Chiropractors: long term treatment of severe upper trapezius strain, deep tissue massage, trigger point injections
deep tissue massage, trigger point injections, soft tissue injury: I know several great chiropractors in san diego. I just emailed a few to see if they have cold laser. I would do the trigger point injections as a last resort, because They don t typically get to the cause of the problem and tend to be temporary relief. please...

Chiropractors: long term treatment of severe upper trapezius strain, staten island chiropractor. staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor. staten island chiropractic: Active Release Technique, A.R.T., A.R.T. Chiropractic, Staten Island Active Release, Graston, Graston Technique, Staten Island Graston, FAKTR-PM, Staten Island A.R.T., Staten Island ART, Soft Tissue Techniques, DACBSP, Staten Island DACBSP, Chiropractic Sports...

Chiropractors: Back and lower leg pain, nerve impingement, sciatica nerve
nerve impingement, sciatica nerve, lower back and leg pain: len, good questions. yes, this is a flare up of your old injury causing sciatica (nerve) impingement. When you sit you compress that disc even more. a few approaches here. 1. pain management/medical/neurologist approach: it s fairly obvious what the...

Chiropractors: MVA, Disc, Cervical
Disc, Cervical, Thoracic: If you have been seeing a chiropractor without any x-rays after being in a car accident, the first thing that you need to do for your health is get far away from that chiropractor and do not let him or her touch you again. The next thing that you should do,...

Chiropractors: Neck pain and grinding, motor vehicle accident, crick in my neck
motor vehicle accident, crick in my neck, muscle spasm: that additional symptom is very serious. you could have trigeminal nerve impingement, you should get yourself back to your chiropractor. yes, it could be arthritis , only an x ray can definitively diagnose that. again, get your neck and body into see the chiropractor....

Chiropractors: Nerve/Spine issue or worse?, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: you are correct jean, this site is not meant to diagnose your condition. first: a lot of missing history; where in your spine was there degeneration? and what sort of degeneration, or was it a herniation, bulge? also, diabetes type 1 or 2? it seems to...

Chiropractors: neck/back/chest pain, proper medical advice, neck soreness
proper medical advice, neck soreness, shoulder blade: Hello Cory, Thank you for serving and protecting our great USA! I am sorry to hear of your complaint- neck/back/chest pain. Pain can RADIATE. Pain can start in one area, THAT area could be relatively pain-free; and a distant area could have pain....

Chiropractors: neck popping, Dr John Quackenbush, Neck pain
Dr John Quackenbush, Neck pain, headaches: Elizabeth, I would suggest a set of regular films, MRI and a cineradiography which are xrays of your neck while it is in motion. Any Chiropractor would have to use extreme caution when adjusting your neck and I also suggest that you see a chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Pain in leg even when resting, legs, pain
legs, pain, numb: Lucy, It is very possible that you are experiencing an effect known as Sciatica. If this is the case, it is a result of pain in the leg due to mis-aligned vertebrae in your spine. In that instance a chiropractor who takes films of your spine before he...

Chiropractors: pain during manipulation, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Ann, I am sorry to hear of your injury and pain. You do not tell me much about your complaint / condition. Your age, general health, meds you are on, all of this influences the answers you could get. That being said,,,, you can go to the...

Chiropractors: back pain & headache/migraine, Dr John Quackenbush, scoliosis
Dr John Quackenbush, scoliosis, headaches: I would never tell you not to go to a Neurologist. Basically he will run a gambit of tests that confirm nerves interference. This information is always crucial for making healthcare decisions. However the neurologist will either refer you to a PT or prescribed...

Chiropractors: pinched nerve, Dr Jjohn Quackenbush, Chiropractor
Dr Jjohn Quackenbush, Chiropractor, Phoenix: Rachel, I am sorry to hear of your predicamant. It is a serious one at that! From the symptoms you have it would be prudent to have a work up to rule out a herniated disc as well as a pinched nerve. The coughing and or sneezing increases your internal pressure...

Chiropractors: RE: Neck Injury due to a Violent Assault, chiropractor, new york city
chiropractor, new york city: good question. I would NOT suggest triggeer point injections. If he has bony foraminal narrowing bilaterally, that means he has pinching of the nerves due to a misalignment of his cervical (neck) spine. chiropractic is the best thing for that. the disc herniation...

Chiropractors: Ribs/back pain, trouble breathing while asleep, Neck pain, back pain
Neck pain, back pain, leg pain: Cory, First of all I want to say THANK YOU, for your efforts which allow me and my family to continue to enjoy our freedom in america! I would suggest that you go to see a chiropractor when you can but it would only be if that chiro uses x-rays before he...

Chiropractors: From rib, fractured break, coller bone
fractured break, coller bone, chiropracters: i would get an xray first and make sure it was an old fractured/break that healed out of place or to rule out anything more serious. after you get the x ray i would seek out a chiropractor and show him those xrays. you can try a sports certified chiro (they...

Chiropractors: S I nerve pain, central canal stenosis, stabbing knife
central canal stenosis, stabbing knife, hip arthritis: Hi Lori, Sorry that you re having such difficulty. What you have is quite common. It sounds like your pain is coming from the discs. If the forward bent position, leaning on a shopping cart provided relief, then I would guess that your arthritic spine...

Chiropractors: Severe Back pain, level laser therapy, low level laser
level laser therapy, low level laser, pain killers: khurram, depends on the surgery you had. i am assuming its a discectomy or fusion. if so , you can see a chiropractor , but make sure he knows your history. he needs to treat you with extra care if you had surgery. one thing i highly recommend for you is...

Chiropractors: Supraspinatus tendinopathy, treadmill stress test, shoulder and arm pain
treadmill stress test, shoulder and arm pain, left breast: Dee, If you truly do not have a heart condition - as in you had a treadmill stress test - then it is possible the the tendinopathy pain causes your upper back and rib musculature to tighten up as you walk, and this reflects itself as chest pain. It is...

Chiropractors: sternum fracture, inflammatory condition, sternum
inflammatory condition, sternum, chest pain: Sorry, but what is you question?? If it is advice, I would have xrays of the chest and ribs performed. If you did not fracture anything you definitely are bruised and will likely have an inflammatory condition of the sternum called costochondritis. Best to...

Chiropractors: Can't find cause, partial hysterectomy, chiropractor chiropractic
partial hysterectomy, chiropractor chiropractic, arthritides: Kim, I am not completely clear about your info. You had the hysterectomy 3 years ago and have not been well since?? Okay, assuming that I have this correct, you have tried seven sessions of WHAT kind of treatment by a chiropractor. Chiropractic is...

Chiropractors: undiagnosed, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Tina, Things are just not that simple. I suggest you find a chiropractor who has Spinal Decompression. This is a specific technique to decrease the disc herniation(s) in your neck. If that fails then the next step would be MUA Manipulation under Anesthesia....

Chiropractors: Wrist pain and weird feelings in arm..., ulnar styloid, weird feelings
ulnar styloid, weird feelings, daily basis: hello, do you ride a bicycle or put a lot of stress on your wrist on a daily basis? if so, you should lay off it for awhile. you can ice it or take an anti inflammatory to reduce inflammation. if it persists for over 2 weeks then you may want to see an ortho...

Chiropractors: wrist pain, Dr John Quackenbush, Chiropractor
Dr John Quackenbush, Chiropractor, Phoenix: Nigel, It seems that you have a bio mechanical problem that is affecting your wrist and the two long bones in your forearm called the Ulna and Radius. I would suggest that you get xrays and a MRI of your wrist to asses what if any damage has ocurred. I...

Chiropractors: Acid being released from being "popped", tender nodules, cause of headaches
tender nodules, cause of headaches, different types of headaches: Donna, Thank you for your question, which actually has several independent parts that I will attempt to answer for you. First, there are many distinct and different types of headaches, each of which may have multiple causes. Chiropractors typically deal...

Chiropractors: Left Arm Pain, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: i would be willing to bet that it is from your neck surgery. you have a pinched nerve in your lower cervical region. 4 discs is a lot to replace. i recommend you look for a chiropractor who does gentle techniques like activator or thompson techniques. you...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic Injury?, soft tissue manipulation, neck adjustments
soft tissue manipulation, neck adjustments, muscular therapy: Duncan, Thanks for your question. First, the explanation that you are having worse or different symptoms because you are having swelling in tissues that are not used to being manipulated is laughably ridiculous. You may not be a good candidate for...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic X-rays: Standard of Care, practice management guidelines, cervical spine injuries
practice management guidelines, cervical spine injuries, spinal stenosis: Steven, I am happy to answer your questions in as much as I can provide general information; it would be neither ethical nor helpful to comment on the specific aspects of your case, as I do not have first-hand knowledge of your clinical situation. I will...

Chiropractors: chronic pain, Cervical Spine, neck pain
Cervical Spine, neck pain, best doctor in st louis: It doesn t sound good. Can you send me a disc of the MRI of your cervical spine? Being that I am a Cervical Spine Specialist 9 times out of 10 I am able to find problems that go undetected by other doctors. If you can get the pics as attachments then you...

Chiropractors: coccyx pain, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Michelle, A subluxated or mis-aligned Coccyx can definitely be bothersome and could be the root cause of your problem. The area can be irritated just by normal activities of daily living. You might discuss this issue with your gynecologist believe it...

Chiropractors: left elbow and wrist, left hand side, misalignment
left hand side, misalignment, severe pain: It sounds as if mechanically there is a misalignment; when this lets go, you can feel the pain. I would suggest and evaluation by a good chiropractor. The use of the vibrating tool may have lead to the misalignment; a chiropractor would best be suited to...

Chiropractors: hip popping, snapping hip, popping hip
snapping hip, popping hip: Donna, You most likely strained the hip and pelvic joint system with that fall, and caused it to malfunction. The popping is most likely the iliopsoas (or just psoas) tendon snapping over the boney knob it attaches to on the inside of the femur. If...

Chiropractors: Jaw displacement, TMJ, www.drqdc.com
TMJ, www.drqdc.com, John Q Quackenbush DC: Marcus, Your condition is a serious one to say the least! I have seen several cases where the jaw known as the TMJ Temperomandibular Joint is subluxated and causes a myriad of symptoms. The symptom complex you are suffering with seems quite extensive but...

Chiropractors: Knee clicking, physical therapy modalities, vastus medialis
physical therapy modalities, vastus medialis, knee clicking: I would have an MRI performed to rule out any internal damage of the knee. You can do physical therapy modalities and light manipulation (with a sports chiropractor) of the knee to help if there are no significant tears of the ligaments or meniscus. Keep...

Chiropractors: Lower back/hip ache, dr. victor dolan, staten island chiropractic
dr. victor dolan, staten island chiropractic: Thank You Jennie, Thank you for your description of your experience with free health care , or nationalized heathcare, or socialized medicine. In the USA we are presented that the U.S. has the worst healthcare, and that socialized medicine as in your...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain, pars, back pain
pars, back pain: Amy, Unless you completely fractured the bone, x-ray is a waste of time! You must do an MRI of the lower back. The MRI must include a 3-D Imaging component. If you don t have a complete break of the pars, you may have bone stress, bone marrow swelling,...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain, staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic, dr. victor dolan: low back pain, sports injury, staten island low back pain, staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic Hello Sasha, First let me say that I am sorry you have an ache, a pain, a complaint. Second let me compliment you that a young...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain because of deadlifts, lumbar spine, lower back pain
lumbar spine, lower back pain, lowerback: Most likely, you caused a sprain/strain to the ligaments and muscles of the lumbar spine. I would suggest that you see a chiropractor for an evaluation. They can best choose a course of treatment and rehabilitation, and, if necessary, send you to the proper...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain because of deadlifts, back pain, weight
back pain, weight, lifting: Based on what you said I would suggest getting yourself into a chiropractor to be checked as soon as possible. You may have simply misaligned a few of the bones causing nerve irritation, strained the muscles and ligaments, or injured a disc (more serious)....

Chiropractors: Lower back pain because of deadlifts, Chiropractor/ new york
Chiropractor/ new york: hi dawer, first off deadlifts are dangerous for the lower back even with good form , especially with heavy weight. I m not sure of your age or past history of back pain. it sounds like you have a pinched nerve due to a misalignment of the lower spine....

Chiropractors: Mild loss of the Normal lordosis in the lower cervical levels, loss of lordosis, chiropractic biophysics
loss of lordosis, chiropractic biophysics, degenerative change: Acupuncture may be able to help with some of the symptoms associated with loss of lordosis but I am not aware of any research supporting that it will do anything to affect the curve. Visiting a chiropractor who is versed in techniques like Pettibon, Chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Over manipulation, rib cage, chiropractor
rib cage, chiropractor, chiropractic: It is certainly a possibility as chiropractic is not entirely without risks, but they are typically self limiting and resolve quickly. One of two things is likely; Either you had a pre-existing issue there that was irritated by coughing and/or adjusting, or...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain, Neck pain, back pain
Neck pain, back pain, leg pain: Ron, It doesn t sound too good for you. When these reports get written, much too often they go to drastic measures of recommending surgery as your only option. If by this point you have not heard that yet, you probably will soon. There are almost always...

Chiropractors: Numbness and Pain in Left Arm, pain in left arm, hand numbness
pain in left arm, hand numbness, pinched nerve: you most likely have a pinched nerve in your neck. if you have neck pain or stiffness then it is probably that. another thing it could be is thoracic outlet syndrome (but a dr would need to examine you to determine that). A chiropractor can fix that but you...

Chiropractors: Numbness in thumb and index finger, numbness in thumb, cervical herniated disc
numbness in thumb, cervical herniated disc, disc herniation: Peter, Thank you for your question. I can t recommend a specific treatment until you have a diagnosis for your problem, which on the face of it sounds like it may be related to a disc herniation in your neck. Plain film x-rays to evaluate for pathology...

Chiropractors: We need help., chronic pain
chronic pain: Susan, If it s all in his head, then he would respond to medicines such as gabapentin (Neurontin) or to low doses of antidepressant med s (e.g. Elavil). There are chronic pain patients that have their pain because of their brain s hypersensitivity to...

Chiropractors: I need serious help understanding MRI Report of Lumbar Spine, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Ksha , Anything is possible with the human body and health. The problems you have in the lower back could be a contributing factor but it would be pertinent to have an exam of your neck and at least a set of x rays to determine what might be wrong with...

Chiropractors: pain in lower back after sitting, pain in lower back, heating pad
pain in lower back, heating pad, herniated disc: when you sit you compress your disc even more. this is why your feeling stiffness and an achey feeling (probably not excruciating pain). you can try a TEETER HANG UP TO DECOMPRESS THAT l5-s1 DISC. or you can go see your chiropractor again. once you herniate...

Chiropractors: Rib Cage Pain, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Denise, It is my opinion that you have more than one thing going on with your health. Both Hasimoto s and fibromyalgia or a combination of both could be giving you the symptoms you are having.This question is quite complex to answer here in this venue but...

Chiropractors: Rib subluxation, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Rick, It is very hard to see a rib subluxation and Medical Doctors are not trained to look for them and radiologist don t either unless its so far subluxated that is dislocated. I suggest you get to a chiropractor for an evaluation for subluxation of your...

Chiropractors: Rotated Pelvis, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: European Osteopaths, England Chiropractors, Staten Island Chiropractor, Sports Injury Expert, Staten Island Chiropractic Expert, ACBSP.com, Chiropractic orthopedist, Hello Nick Wetheridge, I am sorry to hear of your chronic condition. It looks...

Chiropractors: Sciatica, Lower back injury, Ligament tear, Piriformis????, lower back injury, ligament tear
lower back injury, ligament tear, experience literature: Hello Mikey, You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic who specializes in Sport/Soft Tissue injuries. They will be able to determine the exact area of the injury. Treatment may consist of Myofascial Release, Active Release, or other soft tissue...

Chiropractors: Severe headache, neckpain and earache, headache, neck
headache, neck, back: Danielle, Have you had pictures taken of your cervical spine? (MRI, X-Ray, CT) If you could send me them in an email attachment or mail them to me in a CD then I will be able to tell you what your films indicate. I will then be able to give you the best...

Chiropractors: Severe Subluxation of C 1 Vertebra, intestinal cramps, head bones
intestinal cramps, head bones, neck discomfort: Combining rehabilitation with adjustment is the far superior approach. Dr. Pettibon s work is excellent, as well as the Work of Dr. s Pierce, Thompson, et. al. When performed correctly, an adjustment is a wonderful thing, regrdless of the technique. As...

Chiropractors: Shoulder pain, INR,Fever, Pass out, John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix
John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix, chiropractor: Anna, It is my opinion you have two different conditions and you should seek medical attention/workup for the dizzyness and passing out. I would not treat you until you had a complete physical and bloodwork. There is too much happening for you to undergo...

Chiropractors: spine, skeletal and muscular systems, manipulation under anesthesia mua
skeletal and muscular systems, manipulation under anesthesia mua, chiropractic physician: Tulip, It seems that you have a very serious condition with your spine,skeletal and muscular systems. I would like to tell you that you could be helped but your casse is so involved that I really cna t give you a definitive answer without doing my own complete...

Chiropractors: spondylolisthesis, spondylolisthesis
spondylolisthesis: Hi Lucinda, What you are experiencing is not uncommon. If you were a gymnast, odds are you are quite flexible. Your spondylolisthesis may not be the sole cause of your back pain, but it could be a mechanical weak link if you re doing a lot of heavy repetitive...

Chiropractors: subluxation degeneration, john quackenbush, chiropractor
john quackenbush, chiropractor, phoenix: Sergio, I think one of the best devices is called the posture pump and you need to know they make one for the neck and one for the lower back. You find these on e bay for about $150.00. It is important not to over do the posture pump and realize longer...

Chiropractors: Trusting my chiropractor, mid back pain, c curve
mid back pain, c curve, insurance money: i think what he suggested is normal. i don t think he is milking your insurance , if anything you should be using ALL your benefits to fix the problem. i specialize in scoliosis treatment. you should have an xray with you standing to determine if the scoliosis...

Chiropractors: tear near the L4 and L5, Chiropractor, cold laser
Chiropractor, cold laser, NYC: No it will not make things worse. Gentle Chiropractic care (activator, Thompson, arthrostim techniques) would be fine. Then when your out of acute pain you can tolerate other techniques. Also, if pain meds irritate you, try cold laser therapy. Look on my...

Chiropractors: thoracic rigidity in extension, bad posture, thoracic curve
bad posture, thoracic curve, kyphosis: Dear Priya, First, if your hyperkyphosis or exagerated thoracic curve might be congenital. In other words, it may be something you inherited from your parents. Also, some people have a condition called Scheuermann s. It is a congenital hyperkyphosis...

Chiropractors: upper back pain, kava kava root, scolosis
kava kava root, scolosis, upper back pain: hi chatchai, you may have a long scoliosis that travels from lower back to your upper back. it is very hard to explain the direction of curve. scoliosis is determined by the side of convexity. does that make sense to you? another simplified way to explain:...

Chiropractors: upper back pain, spine issue, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic, victor dolan: Staten Island Chiropractor, range of motion, scoliosis Hello Blair, I am sorry to hear of your complaints/ condition. The Doctor of Chiropractic is a good choice for your complaints. Unfortunately ....Severe pain and loss of range of motion.......

Chiropractors: weird pain in the back, soft tissue mobilization, spine pain
soft tissue mobilization, spine pain, connective tissues: Tripti, Massage is not enough to change the mechanics of the joints of your spine. Also, x-ray is only valuable in determining if you have a major problem in your neck, and it is of no use in understanding why and how neck pain occurs in most people....

Chiropractors: wrist pain, manual laborers, triangular fibrocartilage complex
manual laborers, triangular fibrocartilage complex, elbow injury: Nigel, If I understand your description correctly (I m still not sure I completely understand exactly where you feel the snapping - I also don t have any past medical history to guide me), you likely disrupted a retinaculum at the wrist or you have a tear...

Chiropractors: 1 year old spine, Birth Trauma, Chiropractic
Birth Trauma, Chiropractic, Dr John Q Quackenbush: Rosa, Would you please send me more information about the pregnancy, how you felt during the nine months, any complications, did you smoke or drink alcohol. Were you on any medications if so what were they and what were they for, did you have any ultra...

Chiropractors: Follow up question, buffalo hump, onset of menopause
buffalo hump, onset of menopause, medical transcriptionist: Nikki, cervicodorsal is just a description of the location of the hump, literally, at the junction between the neck and the upper back. Dowager s hump, Widow s Hump, Cervicodorsal Hump all are similar. There are different extents to which you can have...

Chiropractors: bulging disc, disc, back pain
disc, back pain: Hi Cindy, X-rays AND a CT scan? The current guidelines recommend against x-rays since they do not tell you much about where the problem is or how to treat it, but there are some exceptions based on an individual s particular situation. I don t know...

Chiropractors: Clicking sound in neck/throat, staten island chiropractic expert, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic expert, staten island chiropractor, victor dolan: Hello Krystle, I am sorry to hear of your car accident and resultant injuries. This is certainly an unusual symptom. I do not believe I have ever had a patient with a clicking their throat, when they take a step . You state: .....I began to hear...

Chiropractors: Crushed vertebrae in the elderly, Chiropractor, new york
Chiropractor, new york: Hello, that s a tough situation. I have crushed vertebrae as well and made a full recovery. I was only 15 when it hapenned. Her options are limited because of her age. There is a new procedure where they inject cement into the vertebrae. She may be too old...

Chiropractors: carpal tunnel syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome, car detailer
carpal tunnel syndrome, car detailer, repetitive motion: Carpal tunnel syndrome can come on quick or slow, depending how your body responds to the repetitive motion. How long ago was your surgery. If the surgery is successful, 4-6 weeks usually has someone feeling fairly close to normal. However, if it was not...

Chiropractors: chiropractors, back, pain
back, pain, chiropractor: Hi Stephanie, I ma sorry to hear how long this problem has been bothering you. Chiropractors can help very often when a traditional medical approach doesn t. I can certainly see your concerns about pain pill addiction and I would be concerned too. I would...

Chiropractors: Disc Herniations, staten island pain management, staten island motor vehicle accident
staten island pain management, staten island motor vehicle accident, staten island disc herniation: Motor Vehicle Accident, Automobile accident, car crash, auto accident, car accident, staten island car accident, disc herniation, staten island automobile accident, disk herniation, whiplash, staten island disc herniation, HNP, staten island pain management,...

Chiropractors: Dizziness, upper spine, car accidents
upper spine, car accidents, long long time: Without seeing you myself it is difficult to say how long it might take. In some people the healing process can take months if not years. The good news is that symptoms are typically gone before then. Not sure about Reike, but I might consider acupunture as...

Chiropractors: daughter, Chiropractor, NYC
Chiropractor, NYC: Sue, Are you sure the headaches were brought on by the trauma? If so, atlas orthogonal or toggle recoil techniques would be best for her. I would also take her to a cranial therapist (massage therapist with cranial specialty) and alternate with that and...

Chiropractors: Frequency of Chiropractic visits, Stroke, Neck Manipulation and Stroke
Stroke, Neck Manipulation and Stroke: Sue, The emedicine information is wrong. It is outdated and does not heed current research. Cassidy s study clearly demonstrated that the odds of getting a stroke in a chiropractic office is no different than the odds of getting a stroke in a primary...

Chiropractors: foot drop, foot drop
foot drop: Hi Ann, I would suggest that he have an EMG. Chiropractic can help in similar way that PT helps, by improving joint movement. A good chiropractor can also provide skilled soft tissue work, different than just massaging, but with release techniques to...

Chiropractors: Hip/ Pelvic girdle pain, hip flexor, pelvic girdle pain
hip flexor, pelvic girdle pain, lower abdomen: I answered this question when it was first asked but I received a message that it was still waiting to be answered. If you did receive my first answer please disregard. I would still see a chiropractor. I would suggest an MRI of the lower back and the affected...

Chiropractors: head and neck pain, cervicogenic headaches, head and neck pain
cervicogenic headaches, head and neck pain, cervical spine: K, You likely strained (or sprained) the top of your neck and you are experiencing cervicogenic headaches. Cervicogenic literally meands that the cervical spine is the generator of your pain. I would suggest seeing a chiropractor and getting some soft...

Chiropractors: intercostal problems?, chest pain, rib pain
chest pain, rib pain, arm pain: Rick, I would highly suggest seeing a chiropractor in your area and giving him or her about 2-3 months. If you don t get better in that time then contact me again and we ll see what you would need to do. You should be fine if you go to a good chiro. ...

Chiropractors: Lower Back/Neck Pain, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: no the shots all have side effects and some effects we don t even know about. cortisone shots can also damage the tissue around the joint if you get more then 3 a year. what happens when they no longer help you? more drugs? more injections? an ortho is going...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, lower back pain, car accidents
lower back pain, car accidents, 18 wheeler: I am very sorry to hear about the accident and how it has affected your daughter. I am not really sure what is meant by dent. crook. Perhaps if you clarify I might be of more service. As chiropractor I see many people after car accidents and I am able to...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain, staten island neck pain, staten island chiropractic
staten island neck pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor: Neck Pain, Staten Island Neck Pain, Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic, pinched nerve, Staten Island Pinched nerve, Hello Stephanie, I am sorry to hear that your boyfriend is suffering from neck pain, a pinched nerve , arm numbness. ...

Chiropractors: Numbness in one patch on leg, staten island chiropractic, staten island low back pain
staten island chiropractic, staten island low back pain, victor dolan: leg numbness Hello Bethany, I am sorry to hear of your patch of numbness. But, Thank You for the question! You talk about a patch of numbness AND some low back pain (even though minor ) and a crunchiness that started approximately the same time........

Chiropractors: neck gringing and pain., staten island fibromyalgia, staten island auto accident
staten island fibromyalgia, staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident: neck pain, motor vehicle accident, fibromyalgia, staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident, staten island whiplash, Hello Shonna, First let me say that I am very sorry for your condition and all of it s pain. Next, let...

Chiropractors: Patch of numbness on leg, slight lower back pain, hip flexors, nerve compression
hip flexors, nerve compression, pinched nerve: Bethany, Your chiropractor should be able to assess you to rule out Meralgia Peresthetica (via a pelvic compression test) or other forms of nerve entrapment, nerve compression/radiculitis (via straight leg raises and heel-to-buttock), and paresthesia from...

Chiropractors: back pain, spinal decompression, nerve impingement
spinal decompression, nerve impingement, pinched nerves: It is upsets me to hear that your insurance comPany denied your referral. I would raise a ruckus. It s a free country and your insurance company is willing to pay for expensive drugs and injections but not inexpensive chiropractic treatment??!! First of...

Chiropractors: back pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor, staten island back pain: back pain, staten island back pain, excruciating pain, compression fracture, subluxation, staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island chiropractic, doctor of chiropractic, pain medications, vicodin, staten island herniated disc, muscle relaxants, staten...

Chiropractors: pelvic misalignment, pelvic misalignment, hip flexion
pelvic misalignment, hip flexion, spine problems: you need to look at the marker on the xray and not go by the way it is hanging up on the viewbox. that will determine the side of scoliosis. your yoga instructor is wrong, of course the pelvis (pelvis most often subluxates in different directions)and the...

Chiropractors: posture ,diaphragm,intercostal muscles, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: i would definitely see a chiropractor, and you should keep up with supportive care for as long as you live and stretching too for as long as you live. buy a foam roller (ptmart.com) lay on it face up and put your head backand let the roller roll up and down...

Chiropractors: quads vs gluteus medius vs sacroiliac pain, gluteal muscle, pain in the knee
gluteal muscle, pain in the knee, knee extension: This is not something I can diagnose over the Internet. I will tell you that if your pain has subsided it doesn t matter. You re body naturally will adapt to the pain to kill or reduce it. Your nerves in your lower back control ALL muscles in your legs. I...

Chiropractors: rotated rib, ribs
ribs: Pat, First, not all providers have all the answers. Second, a PT is not a doctor and some PT s have limited knowledge of and treatment options for muscluloskeletal conditions. There may be more going on besides what may be perceived as a rotated rib...

Chiropractors: Sore Left Shoulder, Shoulder pain, ART
Shoulder pain, ART, Graston: Ian, How old are you? Late 30 s maybe? [just guessing] When shoulder pain doesn t go away, when it hurts initially with activity and then gets better, and when it aches during the day, you must consider a diagnosis of tendinosis and bursa irritation....

Chiropractors: Spinal defect age, staten island chiropractic, staten island arthritis
staten island chiropractic, staten island arthritis, victor dolan: osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, degenerative disc disease, DJD, DDD, arthritis, vertebral subluxation, disc degeneration, Hello Gary, Thank you for your question. Not too long at all.... Thank you for your service to our great country....

Chiropractors: toe, stten island chiropractic, victor dolan
stten island chiropractic, victor dolan, good health naturally: Hello Gia, Congratulations on your new baby. Thank you for your question. Your mid-wife, ob-gyn, maybe even the pediatrician, could take an in-person physical LOOK at this toe and see if it is just a common variant among newborns. I highly doubt...

Chiropractors: Wrist Pain, annoying condition, condition thanks
annoying condition, condition thanks, wrist pain: The wrist needs to be xrayed if not already done. I would go to an orthopedic surgeon or sports chiropractor first. Once fractures and dislocations have been ruled out, physical therapy and chiropractic can help. The wrist can be adjusted, but first rule out...

Chiropractors: back, bone marrow edema, positron emission
bone marrow edema, positron emission, bone spurs: Thanks for your question. Setting aside fractures, in general, radiographic evidence of degenerative joint disease (or osteoarthritis, characterized on plain-film x-ray by disc space thinning, joint degeneration, and the appearance of bone spurs) is indicative...

Chiropractors: Year's treatment for straightened neck and curvature of spine, curvature of spine, lump sum payment
curvature of spine, lump sum payment, health risk: Kerry, There is no sufficient evidence that treatment will prove itself corrective. There is no evidence to prove that the forward protrusion is a serious health risk. These are schemes concocted by technique peddlers and practice-building advisors...

Chiropractors: 6 year with stiff neck, soft tissue techniques, trigger point therapy
soft tissue techniques, trigger point therapy, gentle manipulation: Thanks for your question. Torticollis (from the Latin torti, meaning twisted and collis, meaning neck) manifests as involuntary contractions of the neck muscles. Most cases of torticollis resolve spontaneously. It is also called cervical dystonia. Treatment...

Chiropractors: my 91 year old mom w.stenosis, network chiropractor, decompression therapy
network chiropractor, decompression therapy, cortisone shots: Chiropractic can be very beneficial, and may help with her pain. You may also want to find a chiropractor that uses decompression therapy. This treatment can also be beneficial. Stenosis is tricky, and can be hit or miss as far as treatment. But, a good...

Chiropractors: my 91 yr old mom w.stenosis, spine, disc
spine, disc, trauma: Patti, Injections or needles are not what will help correct the cause of her ill health condition. They may alter symptoms and that may be all you are looking for. If that is the case and she is doing great with that care then by all means, continue to...

Chiropractors: 91 yr old mom w.stenosis, network chiropractor, cortisone shots
network chiropractor, cortisone shots, flexion distraction: Hi Patti, Sorry to hear about your mom. I ve seen cases like these and they do not respond to chiropractic methods when the patient is in their 90 s and with severe stenosis. I would also highly suggest avoiding the (lunatic fringe) network chiropractic....

Chiropractors: activator vs. manual treatment, oswestry disability index, journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics
oswestry disability index, journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics, soft tissue techniques: Thanks for your question. Instrument techniques, such as the Activator, work well for some people and not for others, just as some patients seem to fare better with manual thrust-type manipulation, while others are better candidates for non-thrust mobilization...

Chiropractors: Burning feet, urinary track infection, intervertebral disks
urinary track infection, intervertebral disks, mri results: I would not describe an EMG as the most comfortable test in the world, but neither would I characterize it as torture. No, it can t cause more nerve damage. Please see the following link from the Mayo Clinic on what to expect with an EMG study: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/emg/MY00107/DSECTION=what-you-can-expect...

Chiropractors: bone spur in spine, state licensing board, bone spur
state licensing board, bone spur, going to the dentist: Susan, Report this immediately to your state s licensing board!!! This is akin to going to the dentist and being told you need to have all your teeth pulled out and replaced because they are not all white. There is nothing that a chiropractor is going...

Chiropractors: Chiro vs Med School, clinical research experience, medical school education
clinical research experience, medical school education, functional neurology: Yes, the school is legitimate and is accredited by the ECFMG. You can sit for Step 1, and you can obtain clinical rotations in the U.S. Best of luck to you! P.S. - For details on the in s and out s of island life, which is not nearly as glamorous as...

Chiropractors: Chiropractor visits -- How long is TOO long?, preventative treatments, muscle tightness
preventative treatments, muscle tightness, t pay: Hi Lisa, Yes, on average 1x per month is recommended even if your feeling great. Often in a months time we do something that causes muscle tightness/imbalance which leads to subluxations. So preventative treatments are great for maintaining the bodies...

Chiropractors: Chiropractors, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Christine, Please describe the treatment you received from the chiropractor on all visits. Please describe your pain before treatment that you experienced so that you consulted with a chiropractor. What examination was performed, what x rays were taken,...

Chiropractors: Chiropractors, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Christine, If you suffered damage to Just the Hamstrings they should be getting progressively better over a 6 to 8 week period of time. Unless they are ruptured which you would have felt a tearing sensation as well as a hot burning feeling at the same time....

Chiropractors: chronic neck pain after an adjustment, John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix
John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix, chiropractor: Jill, Anything is possible in this senario. Can you tell me some more information concerning your adjustment. Did he/she perform the adjustment manually or with a device. What was your presenting health issues and concerns. What previous treatments have...

Chiropractors: chronic upper back pain, long thoracic nerve, cortizone shots
long thoracic nerve, cortizone shots, long thoracic nerve palsy: Josh, You never said which shoulder (rot. Cuff ) you had surgically repaired. If it s the right side then you obviously have a lot of scar tissue. If you have not tried cold laser in conjunction with chiropractic I would recommend that. Where are you...

Chiropractors: consultancy, spine bifida, muscle spasm
spine bifida, muscle spasm, lumbar spine: This is not a dangerous condition and you do not have a paravertebral spasm. If you did have a true spasm your spine would not be straightened, it would actually be the shape of a C . Spina Bifida, is something you are born with, there is no quick cure. My...

Chiropractors: consultancy, spine bifida, genetic anomaly
spine bifida, genetic anomaly, muscle spasm: Thank you for your question. I cannot offer you an opinion regarding the nature of your back pain, as I do not have the benefit of all your clinical information. However, regarding the finding on x-ray of spina bifida at the first sacral vertebral level,...

Chiropractors: consultancy, spine bifida, back spasm
spine bifida, back spasm, congenital anomaly: This is likely a back spasm, from mechanical stress on the back. If symptoms persist, chiropractor can help. The fine spina bifida is a congenital anomaly where the spinous process of a vertebra did not close of fuse completely in development, it is insignificant...

Chiropractors: consultancy, John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix
John Q Quackenbush, Phoenix, chiropractor: AH Here are my comments in capitol letters: - Straightening of the lumbar spine is noted reflecting parvertebral muscle spasm THIS IS CONFIRMING THAT YOU HAVE MUSCLE SPASMS WHICH MAY OR MAYNOT BE CAUSING THE STRAIGHTENING OF YOUR SPINE. - Fine...

Chiropractors: consultancy, spine bifida, muscle spasm
spine bifida, muscle spasm, lumbar spine: there are two types of spina bifida. it is something you are born with often times. if you have pain you have two options , medicine pain killers or 9im not sure what is available in egypt) you can try chiropractor or a physical therapist. they should be...

Chiropractors: Dizziness-Not feeling right after adjustments, base of my skull, sinus infection
base of my skull, sinus infection, benefit of doubt: Darren, Thank you for your question. First, there is no evidence to show that spinal manipulation will benefit a person s health in the absence of musculoskeletal systems. I disagree with the dogma treating patients who have no spinal-related symptoms...

Chiropractors: dizziness/insomnia/T4/rib injury, T4 Syndrome
T4 Syndrome: Ted, I hope you consider the facet joint blocks if nothing else is helping. As for Graston Technique, it is mostly performed by DC s. Go to www.grastontechnique.com Understand that about 30% of your body mass is composed of fascia. Fascia is the...

Chiropractors: elbow, Staten Island Graston, victor dolan
Staten Island Graston, victor dolan, Staten Island Sports Injury : extremity adjustment, chiropractic extremity adjustment, sports chiropractic, inflammation, kinetic chain, Staten Island Graston, Hello Amanda, I am sorry to hear of your continued complaints. I am sorry to hear of your condition. I am sorry...

Chiropractors: excessive joint popping w/ no pain, pop corn machine, neck spine
pop corn machine, neck spine, internal noise: Michael, If there is no pain, then - from a purely medical point of view - there is no problem. Joints make noise, and it s different from one person to the next. It doesn t matter if you are young or old, and I often see younger people, e.g. teens,...

Chiropractors: Finding a Goood Chiro, finding a good chiropractor
finding a good chiropractor: Curtis, Yes, this is a big problem. It s hard to find really good chiropractors. There s a bunch of mediocre chiropractors, and there s a good share of those that have peculiar practice habits. Here s a general reference from my web site: www.drgillman.com/drgillman/pages/info/info_tips_finding.htm...

Chiropractors: chronic upper back pain, chronic back pain, sodium valproate
Chiropractors: chronic upper back pain, chronic back pain, sodium valproate, amytriptyline

Chiropractors: Groin Strain, groin muscles, groin strain
groin muscles, groin strain, groin injury: Easy: www.grastontechnique.com and also active release technique or ART (or anyone s qualified version of this) and also do eccentric reps of hip abductions, flexions, and extensions. If you have a wooden floor and wear socks, you can slide your leg...

Chiropractors: Groin Strain, groin, strain
groin, strain, sprain: Without seeing you it is difficult to make a true assessment of your condition, however more often than not these types of injuries can be helped by adjusting. The pain in the hamstring and calf are likely not due to muscle strain but more likely due to irritated...

Chiropractors: Groin Strain, temperature differentials, groin strain
temperature differentials, groin strain, nerve irritation: Chiropractic can definitely help. Without an exam it is difficult to give you an exact cause, but, from your description, it sounds as if there is a strain to the Psoas and Iliacus muscles. The attach to the spine and pelvis respectively, and travel through...

Chiropractors: genu recurvatum, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Ganesh, A true Genu Recurvatum is almost always a permanent condition and there are no exercises that will correct this problem. I wish I could offer you more advice. I would suggest seeing an Orthopedic Surgeon but it is doubtful that this can be corrected....

Chiropractors: loss of curvature in the neck, misalingment of spine
misalingment of spine: Gina, Misalingment of the spine is NOT the reason people go to chiropractors. People go to chiropractors (initially, at least) because they have pain, usually neck pain or back pain. It s the chiropractor that sells them on the flawed concept of misaligned...

Chiropractors: Mixed Martial arts ribs injury - X-ray negative, therapeutic ultrasound, mixed martial arts
therapeutic ultrasound, mixed martial arts, cross train: Rich, This sounds like a rib sprain. Be patient. It can take a long time to heal up. Try to avoid provoking the pain for a while. You can still exercise, but do it in ways that doesn t stress the ribs, e.g. cross train or just do legs, etc. It s okay...

Chiropractors: Moderate neck/intense back pain...suggestions??, long periods of time, sciatic nerve
long periods of time, sciatic nerve, played sports: i do recommend you see a chiropractor. then ask him what he suggests. yes a chiropractor can address these issues. if you dont take care of it you could cause irreversible damage. good way to find one is looking online at the reviews of the doctor. good...

Chiropractors: MRI Findings: "Lumber lordotic curve is diminished", disc bulge, lumbar discs
disc bulge, lumbar discs, psoas muscle: your doctor is wrong! it is not normal to have a reduced lordosis curve (its common , but normal) also a disc bulge is not normal, but common. taking drugs will never fix ANY condition , it just masks your symptoms. Until people start to realize that, they...

Chiropractors: Myofascial Pain Syndrome, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Chris, I am not licensed to dispense medication and therefore I cannot tell you to take medication ortell you to stop your medication. If you are going to take medication you have to be under the direction of a medical doctor. If you donot like the outcome...

Chiropractors: Neck pain, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Krista, I would encourage you to get a more thorough examination and work up of your neck pain. I would like to see you get x-rays of your neck.This can be done at a local chiropractors office in your town. That way if you have a subluxation or a vertebrae...

Chiropractors: no neck curvature, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: well your cod gave you a good exercise. it takes years sometimes to get correct curve in neck. stretch your chest muscles and strengthen your upper back/ rotator cuff musles. then take your computer and raise the screen so the BOTTOM of the monitor is at...

Chiropractors: neck/shoulder pain
I would suggest an MRI of the neck to rule out a herniated disc. I would also consult a chiropractor, this is often taken care of with chiro and physical therapy together. If the condition persists despite treatment, a second opinion with a neurosurgeon should...

Chiropractors: oblique plane, staten island golf injury, staten island sports injury
staten island golf injury, staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic: golf chiropractic, sports chiropractic, chiropractic and sports performance, staten island golf, staten island chiropractic, staten island sports injury, staten island golf injury, Hello tshepo, You Ask: .... why is the golf swing considered...

Chiropractors: Pain left arm, cardiac risk factors, pinched nerve
cardiac risk factors, pinched nerve, cardiac involvement: I do not know your age, blood pressure, diabetic? or high cholesterol? Do you ever have chest pain or shortness of breath? Are you overweight or obese? I would first rule out cardiac involvement if you have these risk factors!! How did this pain begin? It...

Chiropractors: back pain, shoulder pain
shoulder pain: Hi Selena, Sorry to hear about your discomfort. Without doing an exam on you it is difficult to say but based on the information given it sounds like you may have irritated one of the nerves in the upper back or lower neck that go under the shoulder. I...

Chiropractors: pins and needles, John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix
John Quackenbush DC, Phoenix, chiropractor: Claire if your mri came back normal then you more than likely do not have any disc problems. I would suggest you get a second opinion from another chiropractor. However it sounds as if you have a fear of getting a chiropractic adjustment. There are several...

Chiropractors: Question thyroid, muscle tightness, digestive problems - are they related?, Neck, back
Neck, back, spine: Dr Shawn carver is the one you would need to see. I believe that you may need to travel a bit. I am out of the office working on the football field right now so please look him up andvif you need more info I can write you back by Monday. Yours in best health,...

Chiropractors: Shoulder pain after driving, chiropractor, nyc
chiropractor, nyc: it sounds like you may have injured your shoulder prior to this. it could be a few things, and all require medical help. you can try over the counter pain killers but that will just cover up your symptoms not fix your shoulder. it could be rotator cuff...

Chiropractors: Spondylothesis Treatment/Prevention, Spondy, Spondylolisthesis
Spondy, Spondylolisthesis: Molly, I would advise against sports that involve high impact and extended running. Pounding can cause your condition to worse over time. I would however consult a local chiropractor to see if it will help prevent future progression. Yours for Better...

Chiropractors: Spondylothesis Treatment/Prevention, initial diagnosis, back muscles
initial diagnosis, back muscles, low back pain: Any high impact activity can cause damage to your spine. Yes, having a spondylothesis does put you at a greater risk for injury following impact. I would suggest that you get an up to date x-ray of your spine and a full assessment by a chiropractor before...

Chiropractors: shooting pain on certain joints, leg, pain
leg, pain, shooting: Hi Ambre, It sounds like you make have misaligned your hips or low back at some point and sitting causes the nerves that go down your leg to be irritated which can result in the symptoms you are having. If what I said is verified by a chiropractic exam...

Chiropractors: siatica, psoas muscle, tailbone
psoas muscle, tailbone, sciatica: thats called flexion distraction. as long as he is professional about it i wouldn t worry. if he press down towards your feet its correct. he may need to feel the spine , but he should not pull your pants down below your tailbone or past the crack of your...

Chiropractors: Having tons of issues., x rays, physiotherapist
x rays, physiotherapist, lmt: I am sorry to hear to about your accident. It sounds like you should be seeking medical treatment. If you haven t had x-rays I suggest you get them done sooner than later. You sound like you do need rehabilitative therapy, whether from a physiotherapist or...

Chiropractors: How many visits are needed, physical examination findings, treatment sessions
physical examination findings, treatment sessions, intermittent pain: Hi Carl, I m glad you asked... This chiropractor is a way off base. He has no justification for making such an obscene treatment recommendation. Hopefully you didn t let him x-ray you to death. Joint degenerative changes are almost always inherited....

Chiropractors: Back, Staten Island Chiropractic Expert, staten island chiropractor
Staten Island Chiropractic Expert, staten island chiropractor, victor dolan: Hello Leslie, Thank You for your question! You Ask; .....How and what is the best way to make your torso longer?........ . Hmmmmmmm tough question. As a Doctor of Chiropractic I work on Torso s all day long- particularly the posterior of the Torso;...

Chiropractors: My back, shoulder blade, mid back
shoulder blade, mid back, rehab program: Without a hands on exam, it is difficult to pinpoint. But, from what you describe, you could have strain in the muscles of the mid back that also lead up to the neck. A good chiropractor would be able to diagnose and treat this, as well as set you in a rehab...

Chiropractors: 2 Tears in back discs, disc, tears
disc, tears: Sarai, Disc tears are complicated and nobody has a definite way to get them to heal. I would suggest that you be very careful in noting any exercises that provoke your back and avoid them. You may want to avoid any exercises that really load up the discs....

Chiropractors: Annular tears, discogram, conservative treatment
discogram, conservative treatment, physiotherapist: What kind of shots are you receiving? Do you have numbness into the leg or legs? Any changes in bowel/bladder functioning? These are important questions to ask before determining if surgery is your only option. I want to ensure you are not suffering from cauda...

Chiropractors: Arm pain and numbness, arm pain, swimmer
arm pain, swimmer: Hi Kristin, Yes, it sure does sound like thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). It also could be a shoulder girdle problem, involving how your neck, upper back, and shoulder blade function. This problem will worsen TOS, too. Surely, there are some chiropractors...

Chiropractors: Bone Contusion?, foot pain, orthotics
foot pain, orthotics: Hi Heather, If your bones get repetitively strained, then a contusion will show up on MRI. This will often be described in various ways, such as bone marrow edema and/or with sclerosis of the boney cortex. It is the bone s reaction to being banged...

Chiropractors: i have a big problem, back injury
back injury: Susana, You need to find a chiropractor that can offer treatment different than what you ve had so far. The chiropractor must determine if you have any of the following: 1) lumbar segment instability, 2) weakness to trunk or core muscules, 3) deep joint...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic care-first time experience typical???, neck ultrasound, first time experience
neck ultrasound, first time experience, driven philosophy: Susan, Your first chiropractic experience, which sounded like nothing short of a disaster, is not at all consistent with what is taught about patient care and management in accredited chiropractic schools. It is, however, an unfortunately not-too-uncommon...

Chiropractors: Chronic hamstring injury, chiropractor, hamstring pull
chiropractor, hamstring pull, muscle strain: Dear Chris, You remind me of Kevin Johnson.... do you remember him? Kevin, or KJ as he was known here in Phoenix, was an explosive basketball player for the Phoenix Suns. He wasn t very tall, but he had great quickness and hops. He also had a bad hamstring!...

Chiropractors: Compression fracture and chiropractic, compression fracture, mid back pain
compression fracture, mid back pain, vertebral level: Brent, Thanks for your question. I could use some more information to better answer your question: 1. What is your current age? 2. Is the 70% in vertebral body height at the T9 level (the level of the initial compression fracture)? In general,...

Chiropractors: c2 break, journal spine, chiropractic manipulation
journal spine, chiropractic manipulation, deleterious side effects: Christine, I m sorry to hear of the death of your husband due to a traumatic fall. To answer your question regarding whether or not there can be deleterious side effects of a chiropractic manipulation, and specifically, to the neck, the answer is, yes,...

Chiropractors: c2 spinal injury, second cervical vertebra, intervertebral foramina
second cervical vertebra, intervertebral foramina, actor christopher reeve: Christine, The x-ray findings you note in your question all essentially describe degenerative joint disease, or osteoarthritis. These findings have absolutely nothing to do with your husband s fall. As I understand it from your description, your husband...

Chiropractors: chondromalacia patallae, chondromalacia patellae, knee pain
chondromalacia patellae, knee pain, knee cap: Dear Jane, I found your question in the question pool on this website. I know that it was not directed at me specifically, but with your permission, I will give you my opinion. Perhaps you will find something in my experiences that will help you. I...

Chiropractors: damaged ribs, rib pain, mid back pain
rib pain, mid back pain, chiropractor: Dear Helen, I found your question in the pool of questions. I know that you probably didn t ask this to me directly, but I hope that you don t mind if I take a shot at answering your question. First of all, if you are concerned about the diagnosis,...

Chiropractors: damaged ribs, tissue therapy, x rays
tissue therapy, x rays, rib cage: Hello, Please do not only rely on the internet for medical advise. You should always consult with an MD before you worry, especially about cancer. You may have subluxed your rib, which is very common. It may indeed have shifted which is causing your pain....

Chiropractors: degenerative disc, etc., disc degeneration, low back pain
disc degeneration, low back pain, physical therapy: Dear Chris, Unfortunately, you are not alone in your pain and frustration. It is possible that the accident in 2001 set you up for the degenerative changes that you are now experiencing in your lower back, although it is impossible to prove one way or...

Chiropractors: difficulty walking upstairs or rising from a chair., golfers elbow, anterolisthesis
golfers elbow, anterolisthesis, meralgia parasthetica: Without a hands on exam, diagnosis is a little difficult. But, from the x ray findings :Spinal imaging demonstrated a significant degenerative retrolisthesis at L5/S1 and some minor anterolisthesis at L4/5. There may be some stenosis at C5/6 which may be...

Chiropractors: Elbow pain, radius and ulna, elbow pain
radius and ulna, elbow pain, frontyard: Ahmed, Sounds like you might have significantly re-injured your arm, possibly dislodging the screws and metal plates, or even suffering another fracture. It is also possible that you had a non-union or a non-healed fracture. Either way, I think that...

Chiropractors: elbow, elbow area, hand fingers
elbow area, hand fingers, resistance bands: JII, You absolutely need a one on one examination. Isuggest xrays right away. This a clinical situation whereas I would need to physically examine your elbow to tell you what is wrong. Obviously I can not do this so I am encouranging you to seek immediate...

Chiropractors: finger on left hand bruising, bruising, chiropractor
bruising, chiropractor, chiropractic: Dear Cathy, There are many reasons why a finger might bruise and swell. If you are on medications that cause blood thinning, for example, you could easily suffer from unexplained bruising. Some of these medications are aspirin, ibuprofen and other NSAIDS...

Chiropractors: growth, body modification, chiropractic
body modification, chiropractic, boxing: Dear Caleb, Placing of lifts in one shoe does nothing to increase the growth on one side, although it does help in supporting a distortion that is already present. It is true that stress applied to a weight bearing bone results in additional bone density...

Chiropractors: Hamstring (chronic) 22 years of age, hamstring, strain
hamstring, strain: Hi Joe, First off: no more static stretching of your hamstrings! If you re doing this, e.g. sticking your leg out and holding a static stretch for while, you are not doing yourself any good. In fact, the research indicates that it will likely set you...

Chiropractors: Hip problems, hip, vitamin d
hip, vitamin d: Lynn, Osteoporotic and young? Hmmm. Make sure also to have your vitamin-D levels checked. Vitamin-D, or D3, is actually a hormone and not a vitamin and it is crucial for bone and muscle health. I cannot emphasize the importance of this. Do not accept...

Chiropractors: hip, John Quackenbush, Chiropractor
John Quackenbush, Chiropractor, Phoenix: Paula Lee, You can start with the NP but it is my opinion that you should have xrays and Mri studies done of your hip and abdomen. If you do not have insurance and your NP agrees w/ me and gives you a script you would then need to call all of the xray labs...

Chiropractors: everything hurts, inflammation, arthritis
inflammation, arthritis, back pain: Dear Joyce, First of all, the radiological report/doctor report tells me that you have some arthritic degeneration of the spine, and that you might be experiencing some nerve pressure as a result of the arthritic wear and tear. What concerns me the most,...

Chiropractors: join pain, staten island back pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island back pain, staten island chiropractor, pregnancy pain: butt pain, buttock pain, low back pain, back pain, weight gain, staten island back pain, staten island chiropractor, pregnancy pain Hello Gabriella Bori, I am sorry to hear of your pain. I hope I can give you some ideas, but-- if you are...

Chiropractors: lower back, Prostate, back
Prostate, back, neck: Clay, I am not familiar with the back 2 life machine but I can tell you that the nerves coming out if the lower spine will control the function of peeing and excreting as well as sensation in that area ofthe back. This is why the practice of chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Mid-spine pain, mechanics of the spine, spine pain
mechanics of the spine, spine pain, rib pain: I would suggest having an evaluation by a chiropractor. If there is misalignment, it can cause a change in the mechanics of the spine, not allowing it to move in the proper direction. A good chiropractor should be able to evaluate and treat this, and set...

Chiropractors: mid-spine pain, spine pain, complete physical exam
spine pain, complete physical exam, trapezius muscles: It would be hard to diagnose you without doing a complete physical exam. My suggestion to you is to continue to work on exercises and stretches that will improve your posture. Many of us spend most of the day sitting on the computer and this can lead to weakness...

Chiropractors: muscle pain in back and arm( left side), tight muscles, pinched nerves
tight muscles, pinched nerves, nerve involvement: it sounds like you have nerve involvement and that is why the physical therapy didn t help. you may have muscles pulling the spine out of place and then causing pinched nerves in the spine. the nerves in the spine control all your muscles and the sensation...

Chiropractors: Neck and Shoulder Pain, neck pain, chiropractor
neck pain, chiropractor, back pain: Dear Alex, Neck pain is the second most common complaint that I see in my office. Usually it is due to fixations of the joints with muscle tension and tightness. This means that the muscles tighten up, the joints stop moving through their normal full range...

Chiropractors: Numbness in toe, numbness in toe, nerve entrapment
numbness in toe, nerve entrapment, tingly sensation: Jennifer, I can t provide you with a diagnosis via the Internet, but in general, numbness and tingling (paresthesias) almost always are symptoms of nerve entrapment or compression. For example, entrapment or compression of the medial plantar nerve...

Chiropractors: back and neck pain with headache lasted over 4 months, cervicogenic headaches, different types of headaches
cervicogenic headaches, different types of headaches, types of headaches: hello, I am having difficulty understanding your x-ray findings. If your headaches are due to a structural abnormality then exercise is probably your best bet. You may want to start a stabilization program for your cervical spine. This involves strengthening...

Chiropractors: Back Pain, rib pain, back pain
rib pain, back pain: The definition of health is not the absence of pain. What i mean by that is: listen to your body. when you hurt yourself back in nov. you should have seen someone. The human body adapts to pain, as yours did. As you can see the problem never went away. Now...

Chiropractors: Back Pain, disk desication, disc bulge
disk desication, disc bulge, disk bulge: Dear Jason, Forgive me for being cynical, but it is very possible that the reason why you were not referred to PT was for cost containment. Workman s Compensation is a coverage paid for by your employer. The doctors that you see are highly motivated to...

Chiropractors: Popping and Grinding, grinding
grinding: Hi Candy, More likely than not you just need an adjustment, but it could be the beginning of arthritis or something rare and more serious. Either way a chiropractor would be a good start to getting an idea of what is going on. Hope this helps, Dr. Rus...

Chiropractors: Popping and Grinding, naprapathy, mid stage
naprapathy, mid stage, ligament: Candy, The joint sounds in your neck sound like what we call mid-stage crepitus. This sound is characteristic of spinal imbalance that is not too serious, yet requires improvement. Chiropractic adjustment can restore the joint balance and muscular/ligament...

Chiropractors: Popping and Grinding, orthopedic tests, neurological tests
orthopedic tests, neurological tests, degenerative changes: Dear Candy, Popping and grinding is a possible indication of some degenerative changes in the neck, although it could also be some fixations or subluxations of the joints in the neck. Instead of an adjustment, what you need, Candy, is a good examination...

Chiropractors: pain everywhere, Ahwatukee chiroractor John Quackenbush, Ahwatukee chiropractic
Ahwatukee chiroractor John Quackenbush, Ahwatukee chiropractic, ahwatukee spine and disc: Joyce, I would like to answer by answering in Capital letters between sentences. I hope this helps you. found some vague neurological weakness of her bilateral deltoids, triceps, wrist and finger flexors, finger extensors, tibialis anterior, hamstring...

Chiropractors: back pain and knee pain, staten island pain, staten island chiropractic
staten island pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island auto accident : back pain, neck pain, staten island neck pain, staten island back pain, pinched nerve, weight loss, staten island pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island pain doctor, auto accident, staten island auto accident, Hello Estele, I am sorry...

Chiropractors: back pain and a short leg, chiropractor, back pain
chiropractor, back pain, low back pain: Dear Matthew, It sounds like, to me, that you had a good chiropractor and that he was evaluating and treating you with what he found. His thinking and procedures, in my mind, are sound. One thing to remember is that many of the issues that can cause...

Chiropractors: past patient, wife lana, bell road
wife lana, bell road, arrowhead: Denise, I did work at Arrowhead. I can see you in anthem out of my home office. Call my wife Lana at 602-615-9745. If that is too far to drive (about 15 minutes from Glendale) I would be happy to make a referrral. Hope to hear from you soon DR ...

Chiropractors: Rhizolysis, back pain, sciatica
back pain, sciatica, rhizolysis: Dear Shirley, According to this online article http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1879116/ Rhizolysis was successful in 67% of patients with mechanical low back pain without evidence of disc herniation and nerve-root compression or psychogenic...

Chiropractors: Rib head injury, rib head, cartilage
rib head, cartilage, injury: Dear Jody, Sorry about the injury. Sounds to me like you got hit pretty hard. The ribs attach to the body at two locations: 1) At the thoracic vertebra, the rib head articulates with the vertebral body, and part of the rib articulates with the transverse...

Chiropractors: Severe Mid to upper back pain, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: William, You are a mess right now. I do not think you are a chiropractic candidate at this point. However if you walked into my office i would want xrays, MRI and i would refer you to a pain management center. I suggest you get a full blood work up...

Chiropractors: Slipping Ribs and herniated lower vertebral disc, ribs hurt
ribs hurt: Hi Shekhar, I feel your pain. My first exposure to chiropractic when I was much younger was a result of having my ribs severely misaligned. Not a fun thing to have. This is likely part of the healing process as ribs can take some time to get fully better....

Chiropractors: Slipping Ribs, staten island pain, staten island arthritis
staten island pain, staten island arthritis, staten island chiropractor : slipped ribs, degenerative disc, degenerative disk, staten island degenerative disc, staten island pain, staten island arthritis, staten island pain, Hello Nancy, I am sorry to hear of your problem. Thank You for your question, I...

Chiropractors: Stomach Issues, nausea, stomach pain
nausea, stomach pain, indigestion: Dear Linda, This is not a typical chiropractic problem, but I do have some ideas for you. I have had patients in the past that have experienced improved digestive function with cervical spine (neck) and thoracic spine (mid back) spinal adjustments, but...

Chiropractors: seeing a chiropractor, neck, pain
neck, pain, back: Shannon, First off I will start out by telling you that chiropractic is most likely your best solution. However, I will have you know that not all chiropractors are created equal. For some reason, people will try medical doctors and go from one to another...

Chiropractors: shoulder, resistance exercises, progressive resistance
resistance exercises, progressive resistance, shoulder blade: Many shoulder conditions are mistakenly diagnosed as rotator cuff problems when in fact they fall into the category of periscapular dysfunction. Keep in mind that the scapula houses the socket for the shoulder joint, and if the scapula is malpositioned...

Chiropractors: shoulder/gymnastics, labral tears, slap lesion
labral tears, slap lesion, labral tear: Hi Alex, First, what would possess you to take up gymnastics at age 19?? Anyway, regarding your shoulder, if you have a significant labral tear, you re not likely to get back to rings at all. For minor labral tears, it is possible to train around it,...

Chiropractors: titaneum rod spin fusion, spinal fusion, back surgery
spinal fusion, back surgery, scoliosis: Dear Cher, Your question was found in the question pool. Even though it was not directed to me specifically, I will give you some thoughts, if you don t mind. First of all, I am glad that your surgical fusion has been successful. Such is not always the...

Chiropractors: Upper Back Pain, chiropractor, podiatrist
chiropractor, podiatrist, medical doctor: Dear James, Chiropractors attend chiropractic school and receive a DC degree (doctor of chiropractic). Medical doctors attend medical school and receive the MD degree. MD s are then free to specialize in many areas, where chiropractors typically do...

Chiropractors: bulged disc, pinched nerve, numbness, buttock
numbness, buttock, leg: kathy, there is no way to know how long it will take. everyone heals at a different pace. you should be asking your chiropractor about stretches. also, your chiropractor should releasing your iliopsoas muscle, which can only be done from the front near the...

Chiropractors: to chiro or not to chiro?, russ russell, gonstead technique
russ russell, gonstead technique, retrolisthesis: Russell, First, if you are no longer having any neck symptoms, you don t need to pursue any further therapy. If you are having continued but improved symptoms, conservative therapy is appropriate. By this, I would refer to physical therapy, home exercises,...

Chiropractors: chiro query, journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics, sinus problems
journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics, sinus problems, clinical survey: Christopher, Thank you again for your follow-up question. In my opinion, the treatment schedule recommended by the chiropractor you described is an arbitrary time period. You have been treated for 6 months for the same problem, which in my opinion is...

Chiropractors: chronic moving ribs, thoracic outlet syndrome, chiropractor
thoracic outlet syndrome, chiropractor, chiropractic: Dear Tina, It is impossible to diagnose and treat through the internet, but here are some thoughts that I have had after reading your data. First of all, thoracic outlet syndrome is typically associated with symptoms into the arm and hand, in the form...

Chiropractors: 'Clicking' sound on skull behind ears when pressed or when jumping & moving, misaligned vertebrae, skull bones
misaligned vertebrae, skull bones, kulla: yes, because you have scoliosis you have misaligned vertebrae in the spine and the neck can compensate and often does for subluxations in the lower spine. the clicking noise can be a few things. it is most likely due to added tension across the shoulders from...

Chiropractors: DDD, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, back pain, sciatica
back pain, sciatica, low back pain: Dear Angie... First of all, thank you! You get the award for the most detailed history/exam and question! As a result, I will try and give you the best answer that I can. You are suffering from a substantial degenerative disc issue, and your pain is...

Chiropractors: Follow up question, spinal misalignment, nerve interference
spinal misalignment, nerve interference, partial dislocation: Russ, Thank you for your follow-up question. 1. Subluxation complex is an ambiguous term which carries over from the origin of the chiropractic profession. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, chiropractic sought to establish itself as a separate and...

Chiropractors: gluteal & quad weakness following # dislocation of si joint worsened by recent # dislocation of S5, cauda equina syndrome, back pain
cauda equina syndrome, back pain, sacral fracture: Dear Moira, The primary thing that I notice that is missing from your narration is the mention of a spinal MRI. Yes, you have trauma to bony structures, as you described, but what about the discs, ligaments, etc.? What is it, exactly, that is causing...

Chiropractors: Golf injurie, deep breathing pain, rib subluxation
deep breathing pain, rib subluxation, handed golfer: Hugo, Ask your chiropractor to strength test the serratus anterior, the pectoralis major (sternal division), and the oblique ab s. See which one hurts. Try soft tissue mobilization, preferrably Graston Technique (or similar) to the affected muscle/tendon...

Chiropractors: Hip Injury, Hip pain.
Hip pain.: Suzanne, First off, the chiropractor must use due diligence in thoroughly examining and diagnosing your hip. It is common to damage cartilage deep in the hip with injuries from a car crash. A chiropractor is a doctor, and as such should have a diagnosis...

Chiropractors: laser, back pain, jammed back pain
back pain, jammed back pain, lumbar pain: Dear Barrie, Slips and falls result in sprains and strains, which means tearing of tissue, either muscular or ligament or disc. These can be mild, moderate, or severe. Laser therapy helps to control symptoms. It will not cure damaged tissue. It will...

Chiropractors: lower back problems, chiropractor, massage
chiropractor, massage, surgery: Dear Rob, Probably non an SI sprain. Your leg pains are more likely related to the disc bulging problem. The fact that you had some relief, temporarily, with a facet injection indicates that you likely have facet degenerative changes as well. It sounds...

Chiropractors: Meralgia paresthetica, John Q Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor, back pain pregnancy
John Q Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor, back pain pregnancy, Meralgia paresthetica: Laura, I cannot provide you with any statistics concerning your symptoms. I can tell you that there is a good likely hood that your pelvis may be Subluxated which is causing a pelvic ligament to put pressure on the anterior cutaneous nerve which is in all...

Chiropractors: Neck bubbling/facial numbness, john quackenbush, facial numbness
john quackenbush, facial numbness, nasal passages: Terry, I think it is very important to keep your appointment with the specialist. I would do every thing I could as far as diagnostics is concerned to rule out any possible pathologies that may be producing your symptoms. Please resubmit your question once...

Chiropractors: Neck with throbbing artery, normal blood pressure, circulation issue
normal blood pressure, circulation issue, bad posture: Dear Josh, From what you are telling me, this doesn t sound like thoracic outlet syndrome. If you are suspecting a vascular/circulation issue, you should consult a cardiovascular specialist. Have you had an MRA of the brain to look at the vascular structures...

Chiropractors: Pain all the time, back pain, low back pain
back pain, low back pain, disc injury: Dear Bradley, Your condition is the net result of degenerative changes that are occurring in your neck and in your lower back. You will not like this answer, but there is nothing that will fix your degenerative problem in the spine. There are, however,...

Chiropractors: posture, bad posture, going in the right direction
bad posture, going in the right direction, lordosis: Without an actual exam, it is hard to determine the proper route. However, I can tell you...I have been in practice for 18 years, and to this day cannot tell you decisively how many visits correction can or will take. I do know that chiropractic can be very...

Chiropractors: s i joint, SI joint pain
SI joint pain: a physical therapist should never realign your SI joint, never!! they are not licensed to do that procedure. chiropractors and orthopedists are the only practitioners with the skill set to do this procedure. please consult with a licensed chiropractor and...

Chiropractors: si joint pain, chiropractor ny
chiropractor ny: no i am sure you have NOT damaged the nerve and a shot just masks your symptoms. Shame on your therapist for attempting to re align the si joint. physical therapists are not trained to do that. Also, your doctor should have referred you out to a chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Thought I pulled a shoulder muscle, but it hurts to breathe? What's wrong? Could the local chiropractor help me?, many different things, shoulder muscle
many different things, shoulder muscle, scapula: Dear jess, I don t know what is wrong with you. Without doing a good examination, it is impossible to know. You should go and see the chiropractor that you speak of so that you can be examined. If this is simply a rib fixation/subluxation, he/she can help...

Chiropractors: Tingling of fingertips, upper extremity problems, upper cervical spine
upper extremity problems, upper cervical spine, wrist splint: Dear Michgal2k, I’m sure this experience has been frustrating for you and of course the medication only has temporary palliative value at best. Delay is not a good idea. If I were in the kind of situation you are describing I would insist on having my neck...

Chiropractors: tx for reverse curve in neck., flexibility exercises, pars defect
flexibility exercises, pars defect, sore muscles: Jess, My response to you is the same as the response to others that encountered this pathetic scary x-ray scheme. Your curve is not likely to change very much, and even if it did we have no data to support that you would feel any better. It s a shame...

Chiropractors: ulnar tunnel syndrome, chiropractor ny
chiropractor ny: you have a few options that are drug free. If you see a chiropractor try to find one that is certified in extremity adjusting. You may need your elbow adjusted. Another option is cold laser therapy. some chiropractors have this equipment. If you can find a...

Chiropractors: Upper back, arthritic joints, shoulder blade
arthritic joints, shoulder blade, shoulder blades: Matt, When you feel popping in the back, it doesn t mean that the spine is re-aligning. It means that simply stated, a joint is suddenly moving, creating a cavitation noise. I have had patients in the past that are able to get a grinding/moving sensation...

Chiropractors: Chronic Neck Pain, chronic neck pain, ligamentum flavum
chronic neck pain, ligamentum flavum, normal cervical lordosis: Dear Amy, I can t tell you why you have pain, but I can give you some ideas. First of all, when you sustain an injury, such as you did with the car accident, not only do you potentially break bones (fractures), but you also damage soft tisssues, such...

Chiropractors: GERD AND BREATHING DIFFICULTY, heart issues, age food
heart issues, age food, acid reflux: Dear Amar, Please forgive me. I answered this question several days ago, but I do not believe that it was saved to the website. This is my second attempt. I am sorry that it has taken me so long. The concern that I have for you is regarding your shortness...

Chiropractors: knee pain, total knee replacements, knee osteoarthritis
total knee replacements, knee osteoarthritis, shock absorber: Hi Stephen, Thank you for your question. My original response seems not to have gone through, so I am responding again to your inquiry. I can t diagnose your condition over the Interet, but for general information purposes, your symptoms appear consistent...

Chiropractors: Left Leg Injury, state licensing board, pelvic bones
state licensing board, pelvic bones, calf area: HI Sarah, There are lots of ways to adjust the pelvis, including being on your side or on your belly. On your back, there are some points of contact that are on the pelvic bones, and in some cases on the front side of your hip joint. While these points...

Chiropractors: Lumbar Spine Questions, spinal decompression therapy, neural foramina
spinal decompression therapy, neural foramina, spinal decompression: In my opinion, no. You would have to be suffering from: bowel/bladder functional loss, lower leg weakness or footdrop. Have you tried epidural injections ? How about spinal decompression therapy? I treat this condition with COX decompression technique and...

Chiropractors: neck pain, proper ergonomics, home exercises
proper ergonomics, home exercises, neck pains: Kevin, Bag the physios because the electric stimulation does not fix neck pain, and secondly they should not be jolting your neck without a whole lot of training. Find a good quality doctor of chiropractic who can also provide some soft tissue therapy...

Chiropractors: neck/back pain with a tingle in my hand, upper thoracic spine, neck stretches
upper thoracic spine, neck stretches, looking at my shoes: Hello Dave, The nerves that innervate the arm and hand come out of the lower neck, pass through the shoulder and down to the hand. There are several areas where impingement can occur. With pain in the neck and upper back the impingement may be in...

Chiropractors: neck/back pain with a tingle in my hand, numbness in hands, pinched nerve
numbness in hands, pinched nerve: dave, You say your doctor ran a carpal tunnel test?? what test? i can t diagnose you online, but i can tell you that if your neck hurts and you have numbness in little finger then you have a pinched nerve. Based on the info you gave me (i dont know your...

Chiropractors: neck/back pain with a tingle in my hand, neck pain, carpal tunnel
neck pain, carpal tunnel, syndrome: Dear Dave, This doesn t sound like a carpal tunnel issue at all, to me. This problem sounds like either a C6-C7 or C7-T1 disc problem, in your neck. When discs in the neck bulge, herniate, or degenerate, it often causes nerves that pass through the region...

Chiropractors: back pain not getting better, oral prednisone, therapy exercises
oral prednisone, therapy exercises, shoulder socket: Dear Steve, I am sorry to hear about your pain. I cannot examine you, and I cannot see your pictures or your lab work, so everything that I have to offer is pure speculation. As such, here it is: 1) Rule out heart and gall bladder issues. You can do...

Chiropractors: Pain and numbness in left arm below elbow, numbness in left arm, nerve conduction test
numbness in left arm, nerve conduction test, nerve entrapment: It sure could be coming from a lower neck problem. I would also consider a possible nerve entrapment along the elbow. You can have a nerve conduction test done to check for this. I would see a chiropractor or orthopedic surgeon to take a look at things...

Chiropractors: pain pattern, side toes, disc prolapse
side toes, disc prolapse, referral pattern: Hello, To start each disc prolapse does have a specific referral pattern. L3-4 - the L4 nerve is affected and will cause pain along the medial calf. L4-5 - the L5 nerve is affected and will cause pain along the outer side of the thigh and the front of...

Chiropractors: Back pain/tightness, e stim, back muscles
e stim, back muscles, tissue therapy: Hi Marie, Stim is a waste of your time since it does not change anything or fix anything. Heat can be soothing, but does not change or fix anything. While massage therapy can vary, depending on the style and the provider, likely it will not address...

Chiropractors: Please help, Rib displacement
Rib displacement : How has it been diagnosed? Was an X-ray taken? Does she have pain when taking a deep breath in? If so, she probably does have a rib displacement. If its only when she coughs or sneezes, there may be a disc herniation. A few things need to be answered: has...

Chiropractors: refered pain, spinal nerve roots, side toes
spinal nerve roots, side toes, spina bifida occulta: Thank you for your question. While I can t provide you with specific treatment advice over the Internet, in general, prolapsed discs in the lumbar spine that compress spinal nerve roots and cause lower limb symptoms most likely need to be surgically dealt...

Chiropractors: sacroiliac, disc bulge, weakness in the legs
disc bulge, weakness in the legs, muscular tension: Hello Daniel, The problem is your disc bulge/herniation pressing on the nerve causing your symptoms. With muscle weakness and severe pain you may want to see a othroedic surgeon. Depending on the size and location of the bulge you may or may not...

Chiropractors: Sciatica?, back pain, sciatica
back pain, sciatica, low back pain: Dear Daniel, Quite the narrative. I am so sorry that you experience so much pain. Back pain, as you have proven, can be very elusive. I have seen patients at times that have normal MRI findings, yet have significant back and leg symptoms. I have also...

Chiropractors: Serving heavy trays, wrist pain, back pain
wrist pain, back pain, chiropractor: Andrew, It is great that you enjoy your work so much. The truth is that any job has its physical draw-backs. Sure, carrying and lifting heavy trays over your head places quite a bit of stress on your neck and upper back, shoulders, elbows, and wrists....

Chiropractors: SIJ mechanics and manipulation, chiropractic model, flexion range
chiropractic model, flexion range, rotational axis: Sandra, Thank you for your question. Nomenclature regarding musculoskeletal dysfunction varies considerably, depending upon the practitioner and the system or technique used in patient evaluation and treatment. I am unfamiliar with the terminology...

Chiropractors: sijd, SI Joint
SI Joint: Hi J, Yes, actually you can have SI joint dysfunction, but it is a presumptive diagnosis. It is proven to be the cause of your pain when something is done to the SIJ and you feel better. Some folks get an anesthetic block (injection) and get instant...

Chiropractors: Spinal stenosis, lumbar, stenosis
lumbar, stenosis: Robert, This is not an uncommon problem, and unfortunately if you have a lot of arthritic, degenerative changes to the lumbar joints, it will close down on the canal and nerves (stenosis means narrowing). Some people will respond somewhat to a procedure...

Chiropractors: STANDING AFTER SITTING, HIP PROBLEM, hip
hip : nancy, you may have a hip or pelvic misalignment causing this problem. t6ry this first: stretch the front of your legs (quads) and stretch the sides of the legs (IT band) everyday for 20 minutes minimum. if the problem persists after 2-3 weeks of doing...

Chiropractors: Sternum Pain, chiropractor, rib pain
chiropractor, rib pain, chest pain: Dear Sadie, The sternum doesn t pop . It is a bone. JOINTS will, at times make a popping noise , but again, only at a joint, which is where two bones approximate each other. Perhaps, with manipulation, you can get a costal/sternal (rib/sternum) joint...

Chiropractors: how to stop joint cracking ?, ligament laxity, bad habit
ligament laxity, bad habit, 2 ways: Dear Sara, I answered this question a few days ago, but evidently it didn t get through to you, so I will answer it again. There is nothing I can do to make you stop a bad habit. The only thing that you can do is to make up your mind and then to follow...

Chiropractors: Brachial Plexus Neuropathy, long thoracic nerve, immune system disorder
long thoracic nerve, immune system disorder, tricept: ronnie, your neurologist is correct it is a pinched nerve. An EMG tests the nerve, not the muscle. All nerves go to and control several of your muscles and thats why they jumped during the test. Physical therapy is the cookie cuitter approach all M.D....

Chiropractors: Chronic Neck and Back Pain, john Q Quackenbush, chiropractor
john Q Quackenbush, chiropractor, chiropractic treatment: Amy, I will reply between lines. But I still suggest you get to a chiropractor who employs spinal decompression for your lower back and hopefully that same chiropractor will also employ instrument adjusting such as activator, pro adjuster or arthrostim...

Chiropractors: Contortionist back problems?, bilateral pars defect, lumbar vertebra
bilateral pars defect, lumbar vertebra, pars interarticularis: Lauren, You greatly run the risk of fracturing a part of your lumbar vertebra called the pars interarticularis. If you break the pars , then there will be pain. If you break both left and right pars , then you run the risk of have long term spine...

Chiropractors: My Hip Quite Literally Locked, hip pain, back pain
hip pain, back pain, low back pain: Dear Cheyenne, Have you talked to your parents about what happened? That is the first step. They can help you to make decisions regarding your health and well being. Second, the hip region is an area that covers a lot of things. It could include your...

Chiropractors: multi level disc osteophyte, gentle chiropractic care, nerves in the neck
gentle chiropractic care, nerves in the neck, spinal nerves: It depends where your involuntary movements are. If they are in your arms, hands, shoulders, neck then there is a possibility they are connected. The nerves in the neck and upper back control all muscles in the shoulders, arms and hands. There s a long history...

Chiropractors: neck pain/MRI, staten island chiropractor, dr victor dolan
staten island chiropractor, dr victor dolan, staten island neck pain: neck pain, neck MRI, foward neck posture, bad posture, staten island chiropractor dr. victor dolan, stress, disc protrusion, staten island neck pain, Hello Pete, First let me wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Hannukah, a HEALTHY New Year, Happy...

Chiropractors: neck pain, tingling and heat down right arm, Pinched nerve
Pinched nerve: Dianne, It s not because of the accident. The accident may have triggered it. That s not what s important here. You have a pinched nerve and physical therapy works on soft tissue (muscle, ligament, tendon) NOT pinched nerves. That s why the problem came...

Chiropractors: Numbness in leg and damaged spinal disks: definetely related?, numbness in leg, decompression therapy
numbness in leg, decompression therapy, pains in the legs: Reading on the Internet is not always the best thing to do. Your numbness into the legs is clearly due to the damaged discs in the spine causing pressure on the spinal nerves. This was also clear many Years ago, given your history and MRI results. You need...

Chiropractors: parathesia around right shoulder, diagnostic possibilities, parathesia
diagnostic possibilities, parathesia, cervical disc: Mark, The symptoms you re describing are common among a few conditions. I ll list them: Cervical spine disc herniation, Scalene muscle strain (and residual trigger point referral), costo-clavicular clavicular syndrome (strain, impingement and neurpraxia),...

Chiropractors: Piriformis/cramps, nerve impingement, pain in the buttock
nerve impingement, pain in the buttock, calf cramp: Hi Jon, True piriformis syndrome is rare. The most common cause for the combination of back-butt-calf pain is sciatica caused by a disc bulge. You did not mention back pain. Nerve impingement in the lumbar spine, from a disc or bone spur, can often...

Chiropractors: Piriformis? SI? Buldging Disc?, sciatica
sciatica: hi Diane, First off: i think you should go back to the 2nd chiropractor and bring your MRI s if possible. It is clearly an SI (sacro-iliac) problem or a L5 problem. L5 nerve controls the sensation on top of the foot. it could also be S1 nerve root which...

Chiropractors: Sacro iliac joint sublaxation, lower back and groin pain, socks and shoes
lower back and groin pain, socks and shoes, sublaxation: David, Forget about the stuck SI joint. It is not the problem, but a finding on you that very likely will always be there, and the SI joint adjustment just happens to cause whatever painful anatomy you ve got going on in your lower back to get pushed...

Chiropractors: SI joint problem, lower back and groin pain, socks and shoes
lower back and groin pain, socks and shoes, back and groin pain: Hello David, You may want to have a MRI of the low back again, after surgery the joints above or below can be affected due the change in biomechanics (this may happen within 5yrs post surgery). So a MRI will show exactly what is going on, then a...

Chiropractors: Signs of a stroke, face pain, trigeminal neuralgia
face pain, trigeminal neuralgia, chiropractor: Dear Tracie, There are many possible reasons why your friend is experiencing head/face pain. The least likely is that it is a stroke just because he is so young, but anything is possible. Usually with a stroke there are other symptoms, such as weakness...

Chiropractors: Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, Dr. Victor Dolan
Staten Island Chiropractor, Dr. Victor Dolan, health maintenance: Chiropractic, nutrition, pain relief, health maintenance, disease prevention, staten island chiropractic, Philly, Thank you for your question/ comment. YES, I would agree that in our complicated world, IT IS GREAT TO FIND SIMPLE SOLUTIONS !!!...

Chiropractors: Torn cartalige in Rib, gentle yoga postures, rib cartilage
gentle yoga postures, rib cartilage, yoga instructor: Hi Michele, Okay. I saw the Scorpion pose and understand it. I would ask your chiropractor to reexamine you and consider the following differential diagnosis : stinger or nerve traction injury (funny it s called a stinger and you did a scorpion...

Chiropractors: Torticollis, headaches
headaches: I have encountered this many times. You may just have scoliosis or a mis aligned neck without torticollis. I can t diagnose you over the internet, but you need to fix the misalignment issue right away. I suggest you see a chiropractor. Headaches are most often...

Chiropractors: Wait for a scheduled MRI, or go to Emerg?, Degenerative disc disease
Degenerative disc disease: Firrs:The hospital will most likely Give you more medication. Why not call a different MRI facility and get your MRI quicker?? You can choose any MRI facility. Second: if you have had back pain for the past year an half, what have you been doing for it??...

Chiropractors: 3 week old, neck pain, chiropractor
neck pain, chiropractor, az chiropractor: Dear Chris, Thanks for the additional information. I hope that the neck is beginning to feel a little bit better, but if it is not, it is time to be seen professionally. I wouldn t go to a medical doctor right away because he/she typically will simply...

Chiropractors: Acute neck and upper back sprain/strain Left shoulder strain, surgery, spinal surgery
surgery, spinal surgery, disc herniation: Dear Jane, Every case is different. There are so many factors that determine when it is time for spinal surgery. For me, one of the critical things that I consider is whether or not the patient is beginning to exhibit neurological deficits, such a loss...

Chiropractors: Bruised Ribs and Numbness, spine injury, horse injury
spine injury, horse injury, chiropractor: Dear Miranda, I am so sorry to hear of your tumble off the horse! I have a couple of thoughts for you regarding the symptoms in your arms and hands. First of all, did they take any x-rays of the neck? The nerves that enter the arms and hands leave...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic, chiropractic
chiropractic: ubluxation What is a Subluxation and what does it do to me? First, the simple explanation. Subluxation In simplest terms, a subluxation (a.k.a. Vertebral Subluxation) is when one or more of the bones of your spine (vertebrae) move out of position...

Chiropractors: Chiropractor's fees, chiropractic billing
chiropractic billing: Dear Jane, Welcome to the most frustrating thing in my practice... billing. CMT, or Chiropractic Manipulation Therapy refers to the adjustment only... nothing else. So if a chiropractor is not billing for electrical stimulation or ultrasound or hot...

Chiropractors: Complications resulting from a recent surgery, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: Greg, There is the distinct possibility that you may have nerve damage from your surgery. I am not quite sure as to what took place in your follow up appointment but you need to get some very direct answers from your surgeon and more importantly you need...

Chiropractors: Constant dizziness, headache when talking, staten island neck pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island neck pain, staten island chiropractor, back pain: Headache, Dizziness, Chiropractic Lesion = Vertebral Subluxation Complex, Staten Island Headache, neck pain, back pain, Vertigo, tight scalp, tinnitus, Staten Island Vertigo, Staten Island Dizziness, ringing in ear, TMJ, loss of cervical curve, dizziness reduced...

Chiropractors: chronic hip pain, New York chiropractor
New York chiropractor: I see this over and over again. A chiropractor will look at those same x rays much differently. A radiologist looks for pathologies. Chiros look from a structural standpoint. Take your X-rays to a chiropractor and you will get the answers you need. Dr....

Chiropractors: costochondritis, costochondritis, chiropractor in az
costochondritis, chiropractor in az, mesa chiropractor: Dear Mike, I am so sorry for your rib pain issues. I hope that you improve soon. If I were in your shoes, I would contact some of the people associated with the local physical therapy schools. Here is a link: http://www.ahs.uic.edu/pt/ You could...

Chiropractors: cracking back, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor, staten island sports injury: cracking back, adjustment, staten island chiropractor, back pain, torso rotation, swing arms, staten island chiropractic, back twists, back injury, back pain, staten island back pain, staten island sports injury, Hello Kenny, Thank you for your...

Chiropractors: Dizziness with neck adjustments, Staten Island auto accident, Staten Island MVA
Staten Island auto accident, Staten Island MVA, Staten Island ACCIDENT: Staten Island Auto Accident, Staten Island Whiplash, TBI, Dizziness, Vertigo, Hello Mari, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. I am sorry to hear of your traumatic brain injury. Did you injure your brain in the MVA (car accident) and/or...

Chiropractors: earache and neck pain, neck pain, ear pain
neck pain, ear pain, az chiropractor: Dear Marcia, I assume that when you say that the MRI on the back , you mean that the MRI of the neck. Is that correct? If the MRI of the neck shows degenerative disc disease, this certainly could be the cause of your neck pain and your ear pain. ...

Chiropractors: elbow, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: you didn t tell me where the pain is, nor did you give me a good history or your age, what you do for work, etc... if its pain on the outside of your elbow then it could be tennis elbow (which would usually increase after over use of the muscle or tendon)if...

Chiropractors: Hip pain/coming out of place again, chiropracter, anwser
Chiropractors: Hip pain/coming out of place again, chiropracter, anwser, sholder

Chiropractors: facet joint injury, mesa chiropractor, chiropractor in az
mesa chiropractor, chiropractor in az, low back pain: Dear Lisa, It sounds like you are making a lot of good choices regarding your health and wellness. Congratulations! The good news is that since you have been trying to be so healthy and fit, you are less likely generally to have back problems, and when...

Chiropractors: Hip pain/coming out of place again, back pain, chiropractor
back pain, chiropractor, chiropractic: Dear Beverly, Your complaint and frustration is quite common. The reason why everything doesn t make sense is because your understanding and belief of what is happening to your lower back is incorrect. In your question you say that your back goes out...

Chiropractors: hockey injury lower back, lower back muscles, spinal decompression
lower back muscles, spinal decompression, hockey career: That s the best treatment for the disc, you need a session of treatments to get the best result, also stretch and strengthen your lower back muscles. Once the back is maximally improved and stable, you need to go periodically to keep it maintained. Avoid heavy...

Chiropractors: lower back, hips, and plantar fiacitis, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york, plantar fascitis: It s possible that by walking awkwardly on your sore foot that you threw your back out. Although, i am sure you had some problems with your lower back way before your foot problem. most people do and don t even know it. i find orthotics are made incorrectly...

Chiropractors: Misaligned Rib, misalingned rib, activator
misalingned rib, activator: Hi Veronica, Okay. Here goes. This is the first problem: The mechanized gun/ instrument leaves me in more pain than not after an adjustment. These methods, e.g. Activator, when used alone, are absolute crap. There is no substitute for hands-on...

Chiropractors: NECK PAIN, Phoenix Chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush
Phoenix Chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush, Neck pain: Veronica, It is difficult to answer your question as you never explained what symptoms your daughter was having yet you say you are having the same problems but yours are worse.What are the symptoms you would like to discuss. I assume your daughter has...

Chiropractors: neck/shoulder pain, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: Samantha, You have a pinched nerve, most likely your brachial plexus. I would consider getting an MRI to be sure you don t have a herniation Vs. a disc bulge. It is possible that an adjustment done improperly can cause an increase in muscle spasms, but it...

Chiropractors: Pain, hip weakness, hip abductors
hip weakness, hip abductors, hip rotators: Hello Barrie, I am sorry to hear about your surgery. The Obturator muscles are what we call external hip rotators and hip abductors. In other words, when they are contracting or working, the move the leg outward and turn the foot/toes toward the outside....

Chiropractors: Pain below chest wall, stomach pain, az chiropractor
stomach pain, az chiropractor, mesa chiropractor: Dear James, Very interesting symptoms. This is not something typical that a chiropractor would address, but let me give you my thoughts, for what they are worth... I am assuming that the pain is located about 7-8 inches above the belly button, at or...

Chiropractors: Pelvis Has Moved out of place, az chiropractor, back pain
az chiropractor, back pain, pelvis out of place: Dear Melissa, I am so sorry that you are having such a terrible time with pain. I know that back pain can be debilitating. The good news is that often the symptoms will begin to ease up within a couple of days to a couple of weeks. What you have to...

Chiropractors: pelvic twist, back pain, antalgia
back pain, antalgia, antalgic: Dear Jody, It sounds like you are in a lot of pain, and I am so sorry for you! First off, lets take a look at this posture or twist that you are experiencing. This is called Antalgia. It is the natural reaction of your body to the injury that you sustained...

Chiropractors: popping sestation between bottom ribs, popping in ribs, rib pain
popping in ribs, rib pain, az chiropractor: Dear Anne, Here are a couple of thoughts... First of all, my answer is just conjecture. A good examination is essential. But, odds are... this is nothing to worry about... That being said, I think that if it were me, or if you were my patient,...

Chiropractors: Sacral pain after adjustment, treatment modality, sacral pain
treatment modality, sacral pain, drop pieces: Jill, I can t offer you a diagnosis or specific treatment recommendations over the Internet, as I know nothing about your clinical background. In general, however, Thompson is a fairly non-invasive technique using low-force, low-amplitude table-assisted...

Chiropractors: Severe pain in my left shoulder, rotator cuff tendon, migraine headache
rotator cuff tendon, migraine headache, pinched nerve: Sounds like a herniated disc/bulging disc in the lower neck. Have an MRI if the cervical spine. The disc can be in bad condition due to aging or past injury as well as bone spurs. A rotator cuff tendon issue should be considered, but it is associate with raising...

Chiropractors: Severe pain in my left shoulder, neck pain, az chiropractor
neck pain, az chiropractor, keith biggs dc: Dear Candy, Shoulder/arm/neck problems can be... dare I say... a pain in the neck/shoulder/arm... I am so sorry that you are having so much pain. Here are a couple of thoughts. Please understand that, in spite of the detail you have in your question,...

Chiropractors: Severe pain in my left shoulder, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: Candy, I would like to answer your questions by commenting between them separately: 1. How do you test for a pinched nerve? By history which you provided, Physical examination and orthopedic tests like cervical compression, jacksons compression and several...

Chiropractors: Severe pain in my left shoulder, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Pinched Nerve, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic: left shoulder pain, pinched nerve, pain, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, nerves heal, nerve support, staten island chiropractor, www.drvictordolan.net Hello Candy, Thank you for the follow-up question. IF, If the nerve was nicked , damaged,...

Chiropractors: Severe pain in my left shoulder, pinched nerve;
pinched nerve; : Hi Candy, Your excellent description of symptoms clearly points to a diagnosis of nerve root impingement. The spinal cord makes nerves that branch off of it and exit out of canals that the neck vertebra form. These canals are called foramen. The ...

Chiropractors: Spinal Decompression, spinal decompression
spinal decompression : Hi Russ, You really need to get a general work up before considering spinal decompression therapy. There is a lot of marketing poo-poo associated with the decompression therapy, and some unscrupulous providers will steer you into paying thousands in advance...

Chiropractors: seperated rib, bicep curls, therapeutic laser
bicep curls, therapeutic laser, tissue work: Follow up with a local reputable chiropractor, have a full evaluation and undergo some regular treatments for a few weeks. It sounds like a rib dysfunction problem and muscle injury. Avoid activities that aggravate the area. Have the area and spine xrayed,...

Chiropractors: Tear in Breast, suspensory ligament, breast injury
suspensory ligament, breast injury: Dear Edna, There are no muscles in the breast tissue. The closest muscles would be the pecotralis major/minor muscles which lie under the breast tissue. They are the muscles that we use to flex our shoulders anteriorly. They are exercised by doing butterflies....

Chiropractors: Upper back pain/ stiff neck, concussion, neck
concussion, neck, head: Haisha, First of all, if you told him of your concern and it made your chiropractor really mad , that is a bad sign and you do not want to ever go there again. As in all professions there are good people and bad people, so please do not think that all chiropractors...

Chiropractors: back, disc, pain
disc, pain, back: What you have described to me are serious injuries. This lets you know that you have a vulnerability greater than most people at this point. In no way would it be wise to continue at your job in lifting heavy objects. Is this something that you originally...

Chiropractors: Abdominal/pelvic pain, osteopath, chiropractor
osteopath, chiropractor, back pain: Dear Barbara, If you have disc problems in your spine, the MRI will likely see it. You might be feeling some better, but this only means that the inflammatory stage of your problem is easing up. Please remember, MRI s are typically done in preparation...

Chiropractors: ALS, nerve conduction velocity, spinal cord tumor
nerve conduction velocity, spinal cord tumor, magnetic resonance imaging mri: Nick, According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Because symptoms of ALS can be similar to those of a wide variety of other, more treatable diseases or disorders, appropriate tests must be conducted to exclude the possibility...

Chiropractors: Aquatic Therapy, health club, fibromyalgia
health club, fibromyalgia, success rate: We do not use aquatic therapy here because it requires a pool. We can refer you to a center in the future. The good news is we have a very high success rate with shoulders with our procedures and most our patients do aquatic therapy at the YMCA or their health...

Chiropractors: Can Beds REALLY Cause Long-Term Injury?, foam mattress topper, muscle knots
foam mattress topper, muscle knots, postural strain: Shawna, I have not seen any research on this topic. However, it is commonly experienced in clinical practice that patients present with back pain after sleeping on uncomfortable or unsupportive surfaces. In theory, it is a postural strain to the spine...

Chiropractors: buttock/leg pain, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: You probably do have a disc (herniation or bulge). An mri would be a test done (unless you have metal hardware , pacemaker inside your body) then you would get a CT scan. either test will just confirm that diagnosis, it will not fix the problem. Your problem...

Chiropractors: Cervicogenic headaches, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: James, Very good question and very perplexing. I have to admit movement of your upper lip and touching a small spot on your face intensifying your headaches is unusual and perplexing at the same time. I am of the opinion that any one can have more than...

Chiropractors: Crooked neck caused by P.T., shoulder blade, rotator cuff
shoulder blade, rotator cuff, az chiropractor: Dear Maggie, You are right, since this is a work injury, and your bills are being paid by your employer s Workman s Compensation Insurance, they have a lot of power in saying what kind of treatment you are to get. You can try and have your surgeon refer...

Chiropractors: cause?, tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis
tennis elbow, lateral epicondylitis, inflammation: Dear Angela, There are some things that you might consider. (Wikipedia has a pretty good page on inflammation) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inflammation First of all, how is your diet? Diets that are high in refined carbohydrates and saturated fats...

Chiropractors: cause?, repetitive stress injuries, golfers elbow
repetitive stress injuries, golfers elbow, tennis elbow: Hi Angela, Thanks for your question. All of the musculoskeletal problem you listed are the result of repetitive stress injuries, most likely related to some daily or recreational activity that you perform. Please see the following links for more information...

Chiropractors: clicking knee, knee pain, knee clicking
knee pain, knee clicking, arthritis: Dear Matt, This is a difficult question because the causes of clicking in the knee can be quite varied. Many times, clicking means absolutely nothing at all. Sometimes it can indicate a meniscus tear, a knee cap tracking problem, a ligament tear,...

Chiropractors: cracking and popping in my joints and im only 21, knee pain, popping joints
knee pain, popping joints, arizona chiropractor: Dear Mike, Please understand that answering a couple of questions on the internet doesn t substitute for an evaluation with a good physician. Please make sure that you follow your doctor s orders. That being said, here are a couple of thoughts: ...

Chiropractors: Daughters spine, public health threat, curve correction
public health threat, curve correction, degree curve: Suzanne, A small degree change? Is it possible that she simply stood up a little bit better on her own for the follow up x-ray? Yes. That s the reality of the situation. It is not a valid system and there is no research to prove that 1) we can really...

Chiropractors: Dislocated Rib, rib pain, back pain
rib pain, back pain, mesa chiropractor: Dear Kristin, Rib subluxations can be very painful. I am sorry for your suffering. I have a couple of thoughts regarding rib fixations/subluxations: 1)Yes, rib subluxations can cause some difficulty with breathing. The fixations prevent full expansion...

Chiropractors: Elbow, elbow pain, lateral epicondylitis
elbow pain, lateral epicondylitis, medial epicondylitis: Dear Cesar, It is impossible to give you a good diagnosis without seeing you, but I will talk about some of the most common conditions that cause elbow pain, and give you some ideas of what you can do to try and help yourself at home. Please understand...

Chiropractors: Localised pain in lumbar region (probably from gym work)
Chiropractors: Localised pain in lumbar region (probably from gym work)

Chiropractors: possible cause?, sole support, orthotics
Chiropractors: possible cause?, sole support, orthotics, youtube

Chiropractors: General Job Responsibilites for Class Project, american chiropractic association, chiropractic profession
american chiropractic association, chiropractic profession, chiropractic report: I would be happy to answer a specific question regarding the chiropractic profession or related topics dealing with musculoskeletal disorders. Please see these links for appropriate resources from which you can research the answers to these multiple questions:...

Chiropractors: groin tear, leg length inequality, pitching mechanics
leg length inequality, pitching mechanics, therapeutic laser: It s hard to say without seeing her pitch or describe her pitching mechanics, why she keeps tearing the muscle.I would be interested in looking at her hip joint function on the affected side as well as checking for leg length inequality. I would as advise...

Chiropractors: Hip & Neck & Shoulder Pain, John Quackenbush, DC MUAC
John Quackenbush, DC MUAC, phoenix chiropractor: Zac, Yes you should see a Chiropractor for both of your health concerns. The first thing you should do is absolutely stop cracking your neck. This is a bad habit and can cause the symptoms in your neck and the headaches you are experiencing. You are actually...

Chiropractors: hip ache, hip pain, sciatica
hip pain, sciatica, nerve pain: Dear Don, This question was found in the question pool , so I picked it up and I will give you a competent answer. First of all, never say never. You can not say that this is not a joint problem because it doesn t hurt when you walk or bike. Often...

Chiropractors: illopsoas, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: great question jii. i think you are so correct. i see so many people with tight Psoas muscles, usually the ilio-psoas. It is a very difficult muscle to stretch. i have 2 excellent ways to stretch it. 1 of them you need someone else to help you. while laying...

Chiropractors: Knee Problem, knee pain, knee swelling
knee pain, knee swelling, chiropractor in mesa az: Dear Cesar, It is impossible for any physician to diagnose you from a simple statement of symptoms. That being said, I will give you an opinion, but remember that if you want to get to the end of what is going on, you will need to see a doctor, probably...

Chiropractors: Localised pain in lumbar region (probably from gym work), back pain
back pain: Hi Nick, Yeah. It sounds like you have a lumbar facet joint strain or you have a chronic irritation to the distal/insertion zone of what s called thoracolumbar fascia. This is very common. Often it is easily treated with the combination of manual joint...

Chiropractors: Localised pain in lumbar region (probably from gym work), back pain, chiropractor
back pain, chiropractor, ice packs: Dear Nick, Ice and Heat are fine. Ice typically is used after acute injury and after a new flair-up of an old injury. Heat is used for chronic conditions. Good Luck, Hope you feel much better soon! Keith Biggs, DC http://www.eastmesachiropractor.co...

Chiropractors: Locked neck, pinched nerve, cervical spine
pinched nerve, cervical spine, pain killers: it may be torticollis or he just has a subluxation of the cervical spine(mis aligned neck bone causing a pinched nerve) he needs to have it checked out and you do to. just because you no longer have pain doesn t mean you don t still have a problem. he cant...

Chiropractors: Low back sprain and feet tingling, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: yes you have a sprain strain, but it sounds like you also have a disc herniation or bulge. Hence the tingling in your feet. pain killers and muscle relaxers will help with your back pain, but they do not correct anything. you will have reoccurring back pain...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain, chiro, back pain
chiro, back pain, MRI: Dear Lynda, I found your question in the question pool, but if you don t mind, I will give you some thoughts and ideas. please be aware that anything that I say is at best a guess because it is IMPOSSIBLE to get the full clinical picture through a couple...

Chiropractors: Lumbar Spondylosis and disc prolapse, degenerative disc disease, lumbar spondylosis
degenerative disc disease, lumbar spondylosis, hip flexors: i always recommend exercise. swimming would be the best form of exercise for you because it is non impact. stretching is important to do. make sure you stretch your quads (front of legs) and hip flexors too. lipping is another word for arthritis. you can take...

Chiropractors: Lumbar spondylosis and disc prolapse, degenerative arthritis of the spine, degenerative disc disease
degenerative arthritis of the spine, degenerative disc disease, lumbar spondylosis: Mickey, Thanks for your question. First, let s dissect your x-ray findings. Anterior lipping refers to the development of osteophytes, more commonly known as bone spurs, which are calcification of the anterior longitudinal ligament in the spine, and...

Chiropractors: Multiple spine issues, scoliosis, spinal arthritis
scoliosis, spinal arthritis, DJD of spine: Dear Eva, I am unsure what your question is here, other than maybe what you should do for the long term... Degenerative joint disease in the spine is quite common, although usually not so much at the age of 32. It is very possible that past injuries...

Chiropractors: muscle weakness, John Quackenbush Chiropractor, pain relief
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, pain relief, muscle spasm: Nick, The only thing you can do w/o seeing a doctor is wait and see. I do not recommend that at all. I hope you understand tha this type of question is impossible to ethically answer w/o a physical exam and in person. Although the answers to my questions...

Chiropractors: Neck cracking and popping for no reason, chiropractor, neck popping
chiropractor, neck popping, neck pain: Dear Jennifer, Did it hurt when the neck popped? Does it hurt now? How old are you? Most popping of joints is benign. It is possible that you have had a joint that has been fixated or stuck for quite some time, and the suddenly it moved, creating...

Chiropractors: Need Help Understanding MRI Report of Lumbar Spine WO Contrast
look at the impression (last paragraph) 1: disc L5-S1 disc displacement to the left with a tear putting pressure on L5 nerve 2: L4-5 small disc displacement, no nerve pressure 3: L3-4 small left disc displacement,mild neural foramina narrowing (hole where...

Chiropractors: neck, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: Janet, Some people say time heals all wounds and this may be true but as a health practitioner I am duty bound to warn you that time can make all wounds worse . I suggest that you see a Chiropractor, MD or DO and make sure there is no life threatening...

Chiropractors: non displaced humeras fracture, broken bone, broken arm
broken bone, broken arm, shoulder injury: Dear Brian, I am sorry about the injury to the shoulder and upper arm. It is impossible to give you an answer of much value from a simple email conversation, but I will give you some ideas that I have had after reading your story. First of all, did...

Chiropractors: numbness in left leg, leg, knee
leg, knee, ankle: Tara, First of all you should know that this is not normal and so something is going on to cause this. Have you recently had a fall that may have affected your lower back or tailbone? Maybe a slip on the ice this past winter? Or sometime in your past? ...

Chiropractors: Pain and constant cracking in lower back, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: no its not. the cracking has nothing to do with healing. The human body heals naturally, as do muscles, but that has nothing to do with the noise you are hearing. It could be cracking for several reasons. I would consult a chiropractor if you are having a...

Chiropractors: back pain, back pain, sciatica
back pain, sciatica, low back pain: Dear Dalila, Lower back pain can be very frustrating, as I am sure you are experiencing. I found your question in the question pool , so I know that it was not directed to me initially, but if you don t mind, I would love to answer your question and...

Chiropractors: back pain and how to understand the mri report, Chiropractor, new York city
Chiropractor, new York city: You had laminectomy surgery and now have significant arthritis at those spinal levels operated on. Arthritis is prominent on the left side causing a pinch or enclosed foramina (space where the nerve exits from the spine). You have severe to moderate nerve...

Chiropractors: pes anserine + graston technique, knee pain, meniscus
knee pain, meniscus, bursitis: Michelle, If you really have pes anserine bursitis, it would have shown on the MRI and one of your symptoms would be pain when your knee is at rest (not moving) and pain at night (again knee not moving). If it is meniscal pain, then it will be pain during...

Chiropractors: possible cause?, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: the one thing all three conditions have in common are that they are a form of tendonitis. meaning, inflammation of the tendon. so, either you have a lot of inflammation systemically in your body or you played a lot of tennis and golf lately and overused the...

Chiropractors: problems with my legs/foot, Legs, weak
Legs, weak, pain: Fahim, I am a specialist and basically what I specialize in is helping to locate and correct the cause of ill health conditions. Anything short of that is merely palliative and anybody can give you information about that. Statistically speaking, this...

Chiropractors: Questions on Persistent LBP, facet hypertrophy, degenerative disc disease
facet hypertrophy, degenerative disc disease, disc space narrowing: Erica, Please read some of my other Q/A s on back pain (some fairly recent) where I discuss the Prone Instability Test (PIT). Your MRI shows that the disc has become incompetant and the bone connection to the disc, the end plate, is taking a pounding (thus...

Chiropractors: Ribcage, cartilage damage, pain increases
cartilage damage, pain increases, rib pain: joe, you may have flexed your abs even though you didn t get hit. this can cause your already existing problem to worsen. if your pain increases when you move or take a deep breath you may have a rib displacement. I would go back to your chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Ribs, John Quackenbush, Phoenix Chiropractor
John Quackenbush, Phoenix Chiropractor, Rib Fracture: Joe, Seems like you have vovered all the bases here. You actually could have cracked ribs instead of fractured ribs. These cracked ribs are called greenstick fractures because this is like trying to break a green stick. The stick breaks but it doesn t break...

Chiropractors: Sciatica/Piriformis Syndrome, Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC
Phoenix chiropractor, John Quackenbush DC, Manipulation under anesthesia: Carol, You may in fact be correct. I would discuss this with your chiropractor and let her know everything you let me know. The more she knows the more she will be able to be of good help. I think it would be pertinent for your DC to try a different approach...

Chiropractors: Skechers Shape ups?, exercise, shape ups
exercise, shape ups, shoes: Dear Bud, I have had this question before from my patients... and the answer is maybe . You need to realize that Sketchers is in the business of selling shoes. Period. If they feel that they can make an attempt to revolutionize the industry, they will...

Chiropractors: Spina bifida oculta and bilateral leg pain, sacral dimple, c spine
sacral dimple, c spine, buttock pain: It is possible to be related (I also have SBO, and low back pain), but I have also found a few factors that may contribute: You mention when you stand it improves. There are 2 muscles on the front side of the spine, the Iliacus, and the Psoas. Both of these...

Chiropractors: Stomach and back pain, back pain, neck pain
back pain, neck pain, disc degeneration: Dear Shawna, It is impossible for me to know what he (the chiropractor) was trying to show you on the x-ray. At 30 years old, you are not too old to have disc injuries. Injuries occur at all ages, depending on past injuries, relative health generally, etc....

Chiropractors: Straight neck, sciatic nerve, straight neck
sciatic nerve, straight neck, x rays: Hi Emma, Keep in mind that the object of setting up a booth at a wellness fair is to acquire new patients... Current evidence-based guidelines dicate that x-rays are not recommended for evaluating spines in healthy adults. It is not possible to determine...

Chiropractors: Straight Spine, standing posture, straight spine
standing posture, straight spine, low back pain: She should have her low back examined to see what is happening with the vertebrae and discs, she might have a short leg causing twisting of the spine and an unlevel pelvis. Have her stretch the spine on a large therapy ball. She can also do crunches and lower...

Chiropractors: severe pain after chiro treatment, osteoporosis, broken ribs
osteoporosis, broken ribs, fracture: Dear Jackie, The fracture of a rib is one of the most common complications of chiropractic manipulation. I know that it causes a lot of pain, and for that I am sorry! The good news is that usually this is simply something that will heal up on its own....

Chiropractors: severe back pain, spasming left tricep and left pec. stressed and depressed!!!, pinched nerve, continual pain
pinched nerve, continual pain, tricep: have you had an mri? if not, your chiropractor should have referred you out for that test. You have a pinched nerve and that is why your arm is weak. it sounds serious to me. so go get an MRI immediately. there is also a condition called thoracic outlet which...

Chiropractors: shoulder/neck pain, John Quackenbush Chiropractor, pain relief
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, pain relief, Cervical Myositis: Lesley, The symptoms you describe are textbook cervical myositis.It is quite possible that you have some muscle weakness probably due to fatigue from constant spasm. When dealing with this problem your chiropractor is having to deal with the par vertebral...

Chiropractors: subluxated rib
Costchondritis is in the front of the chest along the edge of the breastbone. A rib joint fixation where it meets the spine can cause your symptoms but should resolve within a a week or so after having it adjusted a few times. You may also have a trigger...

Chiropractors: TrPs, illiopsoas, muscle endurance
illiopsoas, muscle endurance, muscle quality: The Illiopsoas needs to have the trigger points done at the groin, flex the hip and you will feel the psoas contract to locate it. Illiacus lies on the anterior pelvis, and is very difficult to palpate and do trigger point work. The area near the ASIS is...

Chiropractors: Wrist and Hand Pain, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: once you have surgery , let alone 2 of them that chanfges the ball game. it will be very hard to diagnose because i have no idea what those surgeons did or didn t do. bottom line is you have a lot of scar tissue. i would NOT get another operation. i would...

Chiropractors: Age 25 - Chronic Mid-Back Pain, Pain, back
Pain, back, spine: Marc, It sounds like you have been trying to do whatever you can in order to rid yourself of this pain, and I commend you for not giving up. The only way that this can truly go away and get well is if what s causing it is corrected. Drugs only cover up the...

Chiropractors: Arm pain numbness in thumb forefinger, numbness in thumb, cervical radiculitis
numbness in thumb, cervical radiculitis, penn relays: Hi Jim, Sorry for the delay on this. You must have just caught me before I set my vacation/away parameter on AllExperts (I volunteer to treat the Jamaican track/field team at Penn Relays and was without a computer...just arrived home now...). Okay,...

Chiropractors: arm pain, neck pain, tingling
neck pain, tingling, numbness: Dear Nicole, I am sorry for your arm pain. Here are some thoughts. First of all, go and get an examination! I can only give ideas... and since I have never seen you as a patient, my ideas are not as valuable as those that would come through a qualified...

Chiropractors: ask experts, flexor carpi ulnaris, extensor carpi ulnaris
flexor carpi ulnaris, extensor carpi ulnaris, myofascial trigger points: Hi Elizabeth, Your symptoms seem to be consistent with an ulnar neuropathy. See this link for some additional information: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00069 It is also possible that myofascial trigger points in the forearm or arm may...

Chiropractors: bulging discs, pinched nerve, pain meds
pinched nerve, pain meds, tens machine: wendy, i have sympathy for you. i understand your skepticism. Disc degeneration is permanent, as is osteophytes (arthritis). If you have a disc bulge it can be corrected over time. Disc herniations and disc degeneration is a permanent injury that cannot...

Chiropractors: bulging discs MRI SCAN, pinched nerve, pain meds
pinched nerve, pain meds, tens machine: Wendy, With the limited information I have about your condition, I cannot say with confidence that you would be likely responder to spinal manipulation performed by a chiropractor. I would really need to read your MRI scan and/or report to correlate the...

Chiropractors: bulging discs, back pain, sciatica
back pain, sciatica, chiropractor: Dear Wendy, I know that this is going to come as a blow, but there is nothing that can be done to cure you of your degenerative and bulging discs. Nothing. I tell you this not to make you feel bad, but to help you to change your mind set. Since you...

Chiropractors: Cartilage damage, cartilage damage, torn rotator cuff
cartilage damage, torn rotator cuff, blade area: it may be costo-chondritis. Either way if it is the spine is involved. your ribs attach in the front via the sternum and in the back via the spine. you must have had a previous injury to this area and never let it heal properly. i personally have never been...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic care in the elderly, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: michael , great question. I see several seniors from ages 60-95. I have much more complicated and difficult cases then what you are describing. A disc bulge is not as bad as a herniation. I ABSOLUTELY DO NOT RECOMMEND SURGERY IF SHE HAS NOT TRIED CHIROPRACTIC...

Chiropractors: Chronic subluxated ribs, ultrasound therapy, cervical spine
ultrasound therapy, cervical spine, submission move: Dear Rainy, All athletic competition comes with the risk of injury. Here are a couple of thoughts that I have had after reading your email: 1) First of all, x-rays might show rotations of vertebra, but how do you know if the rotations were there before...

Chiropractors: Extreme lower back pain when back is arched, facet joints, thigh muscles
facet joints, thigh muscles, lower back pain: Chelsea, This is a crappy exercise! Your seated, thus your butt, hip, and thigh muscles are not participating in disbursing your weight, and your torso weight is all resting on your lower vertetbrae. The extension jams the joints on the back sides of...

Chiropractors: endplate sclerosis at L5-S1, tailbone pain, painful tailbone
tailbone pain, painful tailbone, petscan: L5-S1 is the last disc or vertebral segment in your lower back, just above your tail bone (sacrum). endplate sclerosis is another word for arthritis. yes, it could have a lot to do with tailbone pain. go see a chiropractor and have an xray done and you should...

Chiropractors: Herniated Disc
Chiropractors: Herniated Disc

Chiropractors: Did I pop my rib out of place?, charlie horse, heart attack
Chiropractors: Did I pop my rib out of place?, charlie horse, heart attack, having a heart attack

Chiropractors: About restoring the neck curve., spine curves, sleeping postures
Chiropractors: About restoring the neck curve., spine curves, sleeping postures, spinal segment

Chiropractors: Herniated Disc, spinal decompression, spinal decompression table
spinal decompression, spinal decompression table, cox technique: If surgery is totally necessary, then microdiscectomy is the way to go. If you can find a chiropractor of therapist that can do spinal decompression, you can have a good chance to recover. The disc is never cured once herniated, it is damaged. If the disc...

Chiropractors: Hip pain, long periods of time, calf muscles
long periods of time, calf muscles, nerve pain: Jason, You need someone to do the Prone Instability Test on you. The PIT can be viewed on line via google search. If you have a positive test, then you need to do stability exercises. If you have instability, then nothing is going to work until you...

Chiropractors: hard boney lump at top of sternum, sternoclavicular joint, stable door
sternoclavicular joint, stable door, shire horse: Sounds like your sternoclavicular joint is swollen. A healing fracture can also be an enlarged area. I would wait another 2 weeks and if it is still troublesome, have it evaluated. I wonder if you have dislocated the joint as well? My best advice would be...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, back pain, disc pain
back pain, disc pain, low bac pain: Hello Leanne, I am so sorry that you are having such a rough time with your lower back. Back pain, as you are painfully and fully aware, can be debilitating. It sounds to me that you likely damaged a disc in the lower back when you first hurt yourself...

Chiropractors: MRI REPORT, spinal decompression therapy, thecal sac
spinal decompression therapy, thecal sac, cox technique: See a Chiropractor who performs spinal decompression therapy or COX technique. This is the way to get this condition under control as a first recommendation. If you continue to have significant trouble the Chiropractor can refer you to pain management. Here...

Chiropractors: Numbness in arm and hand, Pinched nerve, chiropractor
Pinched nerve, chiropractor, new York : Michelle, Your problem is extremely clear. They are running those tests because they make money from those tests. They also definitively help diagnose the condition. You have a pinched nerve causing the numbness and pain into your arm and finger. You have...

Chiropractors: back/neck pain, back pain, neck pain
back pain, neck pain, sciatica: Dear Ashleigh, Yes, this could be a muscle problem... but then again... It could be a facet joint problem... it could be sacroiliac joint problem... it could be a bladder problem... it could be a kidney infection... it could be kidney stones... it...

Chiropractors: nerve damage/medication, polio, paralysis
polio, paralysis: Mr. Payn, I hope that your son is showing signs of improvement. Here are a couple of links that talk about your son s infection: http://www.medicinenet.com/coxsackie_virus/article.htm and http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/215241-overview Polio...

Chiropractors: numb fingers, neck and shoulder pain, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor, staten island pinched nerve: Dizzy, stress, chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic, TMJ, neck pain, numbness, pins and needles, neck- shoulder- arm pain, staten island lower back pain, herniated disc, staten island sciatica, new york city, vertebral subluxation,...

Chiropractors: Prolapsed Disc, neurosurgeon, chiropractor
neurosurgeon, chiropractor, badminton: I am not sure where you have the prolapsed disc, a Chiropractor may be able to help. I would suggest having your condition reevaluated with a Chiropractor and have an updated MRI. If the condition worsens or does not improve with treatment, a neurosurgeon...

Chiropractors: Back pain, back pain, sharp pain
back pain, sharp pain, heart attack: Dear Sentee, This is a very tough question because there just isn t a lot of data to go on. Upper left back pain can be caused by a lot of different things, some of which can be very serious. If, for example, you are having shortness of breath, or dizziness,...

Chiropractors: back pain, ligamentum flavum hypertrophy, thecal sac
ligamentum flavum hypertrophy, thecal sac, spinal nerves exit: Hi Kiran, The CT scan findings you ve detailed essentially described degenerative changes of the lumbar spine, which may not be fully amenable to manual therapy. The most significant findings in the CT report which could be related to radiating leg symptoms...

Chiropractors: back pain and disk bulging, disc problems, x rays
disc problems, x rays, chiro: you may want to try another chiropractor. i don t understand why he took another set of x rays unless they were taken incorrectly. Get pregnant and you don t need to worry (you may have more pain but you will be through most of it by the time you gain the...

Chiropractors: Did I pop my rib out of place?, pain increases, problen
pain increases, problen, x rays: it sounds like you have subluxatd(misaligned) a rib. if pain increases when breathing in then thats most likely the problen. i would definitely go see a chiropractor. There was no trauma , therefore x ray is not neccessary. although i say that without knowing...

Chiropractors: Rotated Pelvis/Up Slide Hip, Petruding SI Disc, bladder control, strengthening exercises
bladder control, strengthening exercises, scar tissue: Pepper, First: tell your doctors to stop taking x-rays!!! Yes, your Lupus may be a culprit, causing you to have pain in ways others don t. Also, the research on back pain seems to point in the direction of either getting manual therapy such as chiropractic...

Chiropractors: About restoring the neck curve., John Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor, dizziness
John Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor, dizziness, neck pain: Andrea, I really can t predict if your dizziness will abate with chiropractic care. However the way you pose the question if it is related to the neck and there is a correction will the dizziness go away I could say yes but that maybe a little far fetched...

Chiropractors: Scoliosis and neck curve, stress issues, x rays
stress issues, x rays, hair dresser: Ricky, What I am going to tell you is based on current research and consensus on how do address your situation. First, if you have depression, it will cause you to feel more bodily pain. It is a serious component when addressing back pain and you need...

Chiropractors: Separated Shoulder, Shoulder Separation
Shoulder Separation: Hi Tammy, Separation implies a separation of the joint between the clavicle and a ridge of bone from the scapula, called the Acromioclavicular joint. Your chiropractor can assist in keeping the area around the shoulder mobile. If she is a certified sports...

Chiropractors: Sternum pain after sleeping, sternum pain, chest wall pain
sternum pain, chest wall pain, costochondral: Rebecaa, Pain in the sternum can be due to costochondritis. Costochondritis is an inflammatory process of the costochondral or costosternal joints that causes localized pain and tenderness. Any of the seven costochondral junctions may be affected, and more...

Chiropractors: smt, upper cervical chiropractor, shoulder and arm pain
upper cervical chiropractor, shoulder and arm pain, pinched nerve: you may have a pinched nerve that is not showing up on mri or cat scan. i would see either an upper cervical chiropractor or a regular (non upper cerv) chiropractor. you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. I m not sure what you are referring to when...

Chiropractors: subluxation and loss of curve in neck, killer subluxation
killer subluxation: Beverly, You were in the office of a charlatan, not a doctor. Get out! There are some excellent doctors of chiropractic out there such that you will have a totally different experience. See if there is anyone on this list close to you: www.Westhartfordgroup.com...

Chiropractors: TMJ and lower back connection, myofascial trigger point, trigger point therapy
myofascial trigger point, trigger point therapy, sinus pain: Michael, Firstly, I would never advocate manipulation of the TMJ by hand or with an instrument. As you found out, it is quite painful, and typically, useless. The TMJ is a richly innervated joint, and is very sensitive to disturbance. Secondly, I am...

Chiropractors: twisted pelvis and more, chiropractor, back pain
chiropractor, back pain, sciatica: Dear Jamie, I am sorry that you are having so much pain and discomfort. I know that you feel that your question is long winded, but in reality, I have very little to go on. For example... how old are you? Are you male or female? What is your past medical...

Chiropractors: Wrist Popping and Grinding, wrist pain, chiropractor
wrist pain, chiropractor, arthritis: Dear Laurel, I am sorry to hear that you are having pain in the wrist, with popping and grinding sensations. Since you are only 16 years old, you claim that you have never had any injury, and since you are spending many hours per day on the computer, it...

Chiropractors: wrist pain,grinding and snapping, wrist pain, arthritis
wrist pain, arthritis, hand pain: Dear Jamie, The wrist is a very complicated area. There are many joints and bones. It is so complicated, in fact, that some orthopedic doctors specialize in only treating the wrist and hand. Here are some ideas. Please keep in mind that they are simply...

Chiropractors: adjustment ?, pro-adjuster
pro-adjuster: Richie, First, get the heck out of that pro adjuster office and find a chiropractor that will use his hands and brain and not some gizmo. You need to find out if you have spine instability. Google: Prone Instability Test for Lower Back and get this...

Chiropractors: adjustment ?, pro adjuster, sine waves
pro adjuster, sine waves, pain killers: well i use cold laser and it is amazing. i am sure you will get relief with chiropractic care alone, but if he thinks you should add laser that s your choice. you really want to know if there are any disc problems he saw on the x ray. The machine he used with...

Chiropractors: Burning sensation in tricep, muscle spasm, oral meds
muscle spasm, oral meds, elbow joint: Hi CD, Okay. This makes it easy. You most likely have the residual effects of a joint strain. This is common in the elbow with throwing athletes, with likely fibrotic knots that can develop in the strained tissues, e.g. tricep. Also, your triceps...

Chiropractors: Burning sensation in tricep, tricep muscle, muscle spasm
tricep muscle, muscle spasm, oral meds: I would suggest a partial tear of that muscle and/or triceps tendonitis. It could be an area of localized spasm or trigger point in reference to the bulge. We would treat this with physical therapy using electrical stim, deep tissue sports massage and a therapeutic...

Chiropractors: Burning sensation in tricep, arm pain, elbow pain
arm pain, elbow pain, sport injury: Dear CD, I think that you are right. It is time for a second opinion... and probably from an orthopedic doctor. If this were just a brand new injury, something that has never happened in the past, perhaps you would heal up nicely with simply some rest...

Chiropractors: Burning sensation in tricep, Staten Island Sports Injury, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Sports Injury, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor: sports injury, muscle injury, muscle spasm, Staten Island Sports Injury, tricep injury, scar tissue, pitching injury, throwing injury, medication to calm pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, sports injury specialist, Hello CD, I am sorry to hear of...

Chiropractors: Burning sensation in tricep, tricep muscle, muscle spasm
tricep muscle, muscle spasm, oral meds: It sounds like its muscular to me. An x ray will only look for bone or hard tissue. If you haven t had trauma then you don t need an xray. an mri might be in order to look at the soft tissue. but i cannot diagnose this problem without more of a history. try...

Chiropractors: brain hemorrhage, Upper Cervical, spine
Upper Cervical, spine, neck: Kalpa, Can you please give me some more information? Did you have an accident or injury that brought this on? Did you have tests done to determine this? Are you experiencing any symptoms and if so what are they? Are you able to e-mail any test results...

Chiropractors: chest and arm pain, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: absolutely scoliosis can cause this problem you are having. you have nerves that eminate from your spine just below your neck and forms the brachial plexus and your doctor should have told you that. your scoliosis is obviously causing pinched nerves, those...

Chiropractors: college choices for chiropractors, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic, Monsignor Farrel High School: Staten Island Chiropractic, Chiropractic Degree, Doctor of Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, Chiropractic Doctor, Medical Doctor, Undergraduate college, chiropractic graduate school, Monsignor Farrell High School, Wagner College, Palmer College of...

Chiropractors: depression of space in neck area, caucasian female, care physician
caucasian female, care physician, physical examination: Amy, Without having the benefit of being able to perform a physical examination, I cannot provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet. Given your age, I would be concerned about the possibility of osteoporosis causing spinal deterioration. I recommend...

Chiropractors: disc protrusion, disc protrusion, mckenzie method
disc protrusion, mckenzie method, disc bulge: It will be provoked with training. Do you have any chiropractors were you are located? A chiropractor or physical therapist trained in McKenzie Method can help. The disc bulge will always be there, inflammation of the disc from aggravation flares it up...

Chiropractors: disc protrusion, disc injury, disc herniation
disc injury, disc herniation, back pain: Dear Jasmine, Disc injuries are permanent. When a disc is bulging or protruding, it is because the annular fibers that make up the outside of the disc are stretched or torn. The disc is a non-vascular material, meaning that it doesn t heal very well......

Chiropractors: si joint manipulation put my back out of wack,, ligament laxity, tight muscles
Chiropractors: si joint manipulation put my back out of wack,, ligament laxity, tight muscles, sacral area

Chiropractors: Hip Pain, hip flexor muscles, american academy of family physicians
hip flexor muscles, american academy of family physicians, right iliac crest: Hi Michelle, Thanks for your question. While I can t provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet, I can tell you that anterior hip, groin, or thigh pain usually comes from the hip joint or one of the hip flexor muscles. A careful physical examination...

Chiropractors: Hip Pain, right iliac crest, paresthetica
right iliac crest, paresthetica, hip pain: The hip can refer pain into the thigh and knee. Another condition is called Meralgia Paresthetica which you can find on a web search. The other option in a nerve in your lower back can be pinched or irritated and will refer pain into the front thigh. Have...

Chiropractors: Hip Pain, hip pain, back pain
hip pain, back pain, bladder infection: Dear Michelle, There are a couple of thoughts that I am having regarding your situation. It is very possibly the result of a hip flexor muscle strain, like a psoas muscle, or the upper portion of the quadriceps femoris muscle. It is impossible to know...

Chiropractors: hurniated disck lumbar and cervical, Neck, back
Neck, back, disc: Richie, In short to answer your question; the Best way to treat a lumbar and cervical compression would be to come into my office and get checked. I am located in St Louis, MO. If you are unable to do so then the next best thing would be for me to refer...

Chiropractors: Kick Boxing after Cervical Radiculopathy, non surgical spinal decompression, spinal decompression
non surgical spinal decompression, spinal decompression, kick boxing: Hey thx for the great review. I definitely think you can go ahead and exercise and do all of the exercises you mentioned but be ever mindful not to strain the neck. Example when you are doing crunches make sure you are not pulling on your neck with your hands...

Chiropractors: Leg Weakness, extreme muscle fatigue, neurologic disease
extreme muscle fatigue, neurologic disease, musculoskeletal conditions: Hi Shannon, First, as you might discover from previous postings about back pain, x-rays are not advised and are not part of evidence based care for back pain. You cannot determine what the problem is by taking an x-ray. Just becuase your lumbar spine...

Chiropractors: Lower spine cliks when...., pelvic misalignment, chiropractic adjustments
pelvic misalignment, chiropractic adjustments, pinched nerve: it sounds like a pelvic misalignment, that s why you get clicking when you move the hip/ pelvis. you may also have a pinched nerve. go get that checked out ASAP. you don t want that to become chronic and get worse. you probably need a few chiropractic adjustments...

Chiropractors: lower back cartigue, Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Epidural
Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Epidural, pregnancy pain: Lisa, I am sorry to hear of your predicament. There is a few that need to be ruled out out. First and foremost you may have an anterior pelvis. To determine if you do have an anterior pelvis you will need to have an AP Pelvis X ray of your pelvis and Lumbar...

Chiropractors: lumabr area and cervical problems, musculoskeletal evaluation, pro adjuster
musculoskeletal evaluation, pro adjuster, sine waves: In response to your question, you need to have a proper musculoskeletal evaluation of your condition. The information you provided regarding the examination findings really does not provide adequate information to arrive at a diagnosis, and I suspect that...

Chiropractors: Middle Back Pain, how to find a good chiropractor, spine area
how to find a good chiropractor, spine area, thoracic spine: Hi Dan, Sorry I m late on this. I don t know how I missed it in my email. Anyway, your situation is very simple. Yes, it s the muscles, ligaments, soft tissues, etc. It s likely all of it as they all tie together. You need to find a sports chirpractor...

Chiropractors: neck pain, neck pain, bone out
neck pain, bone out, subluxation: Dear Kirsten, It is possible that you are having joint dysfunction or subluxation of the cervical spine segments. This will give you the sensation of having something out of place. It is also possible that you are having some more serious issue as well....

Chiropractors: neck spasms, stiffness, jaw clicking, periodic vertigo, TMJ
TMJ: Hi Lynn, These symptoms are commonly associated with a jaw joint, or temoromandibular joint (TMJ). If you have TMJ dysfunction (TMJD) it can lead to pain. Some of the signs of TMJD include cracking, popping, of the joints and pain. If you are older,...

Chiropractors: numbness in the top of my right leg, back pain, sciatica
back pain, sciatica, low back pain: Dear Sallie, Sciatica is actually caused, in many instances, by bulging or herniating disc or discs in the lower back. These discs can heal, but are never as good as the original equipment, before injury. Sciatica is irritation of the nerve roots as they...

Chiropractors: back pain from rowing, exact diagnosis, upper leg
exact diagnosis, upper leg, athletic performance: It is hard to give an exact diagnosis without an actual exam, but from what you describe, you are having a spasm of the Psoas/Iliacus muscles. These hook from the front of the spine to the upper leg, and work for forward bending. The rowing you are doing...

Chiropractors: Rib pain, staten island chiropractor, staten island sports hall of fame
staten island chiropractor, staten island sports hall of fame: Rib pain, back pain, neck pain, exercise, staten island back pain, pinched nerve, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame, Hello Fazil, I am sorry to hear of your pain. Congratulations on doing exercise, keep up the good work...

Chiropractors: rowing back pain, repetitive strain, musculature
repetitive strain, musculature, advil: My concern is the radiating pain down the legs, it could be sciatica. I would see a good chiropractor in your area to take a look at you for repetitive strain of your spine and musculature. You should be able to get fixed up with a couple weeks of treatment...

Chiropractors: si joint manipulation put my back out of wack,, SI Joint, epidural
SI Joint, epidural, interventional pain management: Mark, That s too bad this happenned to you. There s no good explanation. I don t know if the procedure was overly forceful, or if you had some inherent vulnerability. The best thing you can do now is to visit an interventional pain management specialist...

Chiropractors: si joint manipulation put my back out of wack,, physiotherpy, chirpractor
physiotherpy, chirpractor, back muscles: Have second opinion with a very reputable chiropractor. There is no reason your back condition cannot be resolved with a chiropractor. My only concern would be a bulging or herniated disc that may need further evaluation. I would suggest an MRI at this point....

Chiropractors: strange symptoms after chiropractor visit, dr appointment, spinal manipulation
dr appointment, spinal manipulation, headaches and nausea: I think you are doing the right thing by visiting your MD. I also think you should get in contact with the chiropractor and let him/her know what you are experiencing. He/she might have ideas as to why you are experiencing those symptoms and may have some...

Chiropractors: whats the best way to treat lumbar and cervical compression, disc degeneration, disc compression
disc degeneration, disc compression, disc thinning: Dear Richie, I assume that you are talking about disc compression/degeneration, and not spinal vertebral compression fractures... First of all, you need to realize that disc space narrowing or compression of discs are poorly descriptive of what is...

Chiropractors: whats the best way to treat lumbar and cervical compression, decompression therapy, cervical compression
decompression therapy, cervical compression, inversion table: One of the best ways currently is decompression therapy. It should counteract the compression in the spine, depending on a few factors. An in home solution is an inversion table. These can be overdone and cause more problems, so it is best to have an assessment...

Chiropractors: whats the best way to treat lumbar and cervical compression, disc bulge, cervical compression
disc bulge, cervical compression, dessication: richie, The most cost effective way to see if your disc is compressed is by x ray, but an mri will look to see why your disc is compressed (for example: disc bulge or herniation or dessication) Being that you haven t told me your history, age, etc.....

Chiropractors: back, short leg, low back pain
short leg, low back pain, back pain: Dear Mary, To me, it sounds like the doctors have figured out why your back is hurting. You have some serious physical distortions (scoliosis, tilted pelvis, improperly healed leg fracture, shortness of the right leg) that have created some mechanical...

Chiropractors: AC Joint pain, soft tissue massage, bodybuilding contest
soft tissue massage, bodybuilding contest, cuff muscles: Amol, The crossfit shoulder exercise can strain your shoulder if you do it too far or too often. You need to consider scapular stability training. Your cortisol will not be affeced by your shoulder. If you are weight training with an AC joint that has...

Chiropractors: AC Joint pain, soft tissue massage, bodybuilding contest
soft tissue massage, bodybuilding contest, cuff muscles: Amol, First, your x-ray looks okay. No worries. I would guess at this point that you simply have asymmetry that you were born with and developed. I don t know why your SCM muscle would be asymmetric. I am not a fan of heavy squats for the general...

Chiropractors: anxiety and panic attacks, vertebral subluxation, anxiety
vertebral subluxation, anxiety, adjustment: Dear Vern, Chiropractic benefits people by correcting interference that can occur in the body’s central nerve system. The brain is responsible to control and coordinate the function of the body and it uses a vast network of nerves, like a wiring system,...

Chiropractors: blow to head, brain trauma, pain in my head
brain trauma, pain in my head, freind: Dear Nishant, You are right, this is a question that should be asked to a neurologist, MD. Head and brain trauma can be dangerous, so it should always be checked out. This is not a question that I, as a chiropractor, can help you with. Good luck ...

Chiropractors: buttocks pain & release of emotions, deep tissue massage, buttocks pain
deep tissue massage, buttocks pain, trauma release: Wendy, There is no viable reason to lay face down for so long that your eyes get bloodshot. I don t know how long this was for you (you didn t give me a number). As for deep soft tissue therapy, unless it is done on different areas each time, you must...

Chiropractors: C4 rotation, Pain, neck
Pain, neck, spine: Sheila, Your Chiro has found this problem over a year ago but he or she has not been able to correct it? Has your chiro been working at or above this area? Have they taken updated films to measure and see if it is improving? Have you noticed any changes...

Chiropractors: cartelidge damage, nerve blocks, nerve tissue
nerve blocks, nerve tissue, nerve root: Dear Lynn, Nothing cures your condition. Nothing. There are many things that can be done, often simultaneously, to help control and manage the condition. Physiotherapy, and exercise, help with the muscles, but if this is all that you are doing... exercising...

Chiropractors: Should I get chiropractic care?, vertigo dizziness, ringing ears
vertigo dizziness, ringing ears, weight scales: Hi Emma, First, it is true that the chiropractors that do these sort of things can come across like con artists. Keep in mind that our healthcare system shuts out doctors of chiropractic, and this forces DC s to do whatever it takes to get patients. ...

Chiropractors: chiropractic care for the neck affecting my throat, back pain, neck pain
back pain, neck pain, chest pain: Dear Libby, First of all, military neck simply describes the posture of your neck. In my mind, it does not describe why you are having symptoms. A loss of the normal curve in the neck could cause, over time, altered mechanical function that can result...

Chiropractors: Chiropractor Pushed Too Hard on Back, thoracic spine, hip arthritis
thoracic spine, hip arthritis, moderate discomfort: Ken, Your middle back may simply be strained from the maneuver that the intern performed. This can happen even under the care of more seasoned doctors. However, they are interns... See if anyone in the clinic, namely the doctor/advisor, can jump in...

Chiropractors: Chronic Back Pain, mid back pain, chronic back pain
mid back pain, chronic back pain, blade area: All you can do is to continue trying. When the shoulder blade flairs from the rib cage, it is a sign of serratus anterior weakness, sometimes related to nerve damage. The more that your doctor understands the nature of your injury, the more potential...

Chiropractors: Consulta, espondilolistesis, google
espondilolistesis, google, fractura: Gracias por su pregunta. Yo no hablo español, espero que mi respuesta es comprensible. Estoy utilizando Google Translate para leer su pregunta y respuesta. Su informe de resonancia magnética o un informe de rayos X muestra que tiene una enfermedad degenerativa...

Chiropractors: dislocated stomach, hiatal hernia, abdomin
hiatal hernia, abdomin, reply button: Kevin, I understand. You have a problem that is associated with whatever procedure the chiropractor performed. What I am trying to get across to you is that the pain may not have anything to do with your stomach. It might be that your rib got dislocated,...

Chiropractors: left elbow seems to lock up, elbow pain, musculoskeletal problem
elbow pain, musculoskeletal problem, soft tissues: Pat, Thanks for your question. In order to determine what course of treatment would be best for you, it is first necessary to determine the exact cause of your elbow problem. Various muscular problems as well as degenerative changes (arthritis) can can...

Chiropractors: Lower Back pain
Chiropractors: Lower Back pain

Chiropractors: Headache and neck pain, pinched nerve, chiropractor
pinched nerve, chiropractor, nausea: Abhay, considering a symptomatic issues that you are describing it is apparent that you are more than likely suffering with subluxation of the cervical vertebra which in turn results in a hinged nerves. A subluxation occurs when one or more of the cervical...

Chiropractors: Hip Pain, piriformis
piriformis: Hi Kris, First, consider a basic hip x-ray to rule out any arthritic problems (often inherited) as well as any signs of avascular necrosis (AVN) or stress fracture (since you ve been jogging). See a chiropractor, preferrably one that has better skills...

Chiropractors: HIP pain / MRI report, mild changes, private consultation
mild changes, private consultation, mri report: Your MRI findings essentially describe osteoarthritis of the sacro-iliac joint. Sacro-iliac joint pain can refer pain to the hip joint, the groin, or the buttocks and back of the thigh, but usually not below the knee. Sacro-iliac joint dysfunction can...

Chiropractors: Knee pain and swelling, poor circulation, added stress
poor circulation, added stress, knee pain: its important that you lose weight. you are utting a lot of added stress on those joints. i would also have the arches in your feet checked. you may need custom arch support (orthotics) this can sometimes help. your swelling is due to either arthritis or poor...

Chiropractors: Lower Back pain, low back pain, football
low back pain, football, chiropractor: Dear Kyle, I am so sorry to hear of your lower back pain. Low back pain can be very frustrating. Regarding your lumbarization... you have had it your whole life, even before you had pain... so I do not buy that it is the cause of your back pain. I have...

Chiropractors: MRI report said but don't understand it, focal disc herniation, cerebellar tonsils
focal disc herniation, cerebellar tonsils, mri report: Cornelia, This is a question for your radiologist that read the films, or for your medical doctor that ordered the films... or for a neurologist MD. This is not a chiropractic question. I am sorry, I cannot help you with this one. Good luck Cornelia....

Chiropractors: Neck/deltoid pain, Chiropractor, Shoulder pain
Chiropractor, Shoulder pain, Shoulder treatment: Steve, I highly suggest you go to your doctor since you are already contemplating this idea. I would suggest going to a Chiropractor in your area as you have either a pinched nerve in your neck or rotator cuff issues. You can actually have one of these...

Chiropractors: neck problems, bad posture, sinus problems
bad posture, sinus problems, neck bones: It probably will not go away. Your symptoms may go away, or they may not. You will continue to get arthritis if those mis aligments aren t corrected. You could also wear down your discs if you haven t already. The myths I ve heard are completely unfounded....

Chiropractors: Do I really need to fix this? (Reversed cervical curve), reversed neck curve
reversed neck curve: Jess, Sadly, this is a commonly encountered issue in chiropractic: is a lack of cervical lordosis (normal curve) or the reversal of it. What is questioned is if it is important and should it be corrected. I have responded to several others with this...

Chiropractors: Recent chiropractor visit, stretching and strengthening exercises, muscle contraction
stretching and strengthening exercises, muscle contraction, disc problems: Dear Kyle, The primary issue with you is your three herniated discs in the lower back. As you have stated, your adjustments with your chiropractor have helped in the past. It is possible, however, that the disc problems are progressing (they usually do....

Chiropractors: silver doller sized lump on lower right side of back, lipoma, back pain
lipoma, back pain, sciatica: Dear Buffy, Lipomas, or fatty tissue benign tumors, are quite common in the lower back area. Usually they are not much of a bother, but from time to time they can become painful. Your neurologist is correct in that it probably is not butting up against...

Chiropractors: my son is brain injured, Brain injury, head injury
Brain injury, head injury, neck injury: Randa, First of all, I am very sorry about your son, but I want you to know that there is Hope. I am not sure where your location is, so I will just get you in touch with Dr Shawn Dill. Dr Dill practices in Dublin, CA which is basically San Francisco. His...

Chiropractors: son's neck, concrete sidewalk, tight muscles
concrete sidewalk, tight muscles, jennifer thanks: Jennifer, Thanks for your question. If your son has not experienced this popping phenomenon prior to the fall you mentioned, I would immediately have him checked out in an ER, or minimally, with his pediatrician. While it is common for some people...

Chiropractors: Where should i start and waht is a good college?, Chiropractic school, health
Chiropractic school, health, college: Michael, That is terrific news, good for you! When it comes to Chiropractic Schools and my recommendations, I will always suggest the ones that offer Upper Cervical Techniques. If they are teaching Upper Cervical Care, then they will also have a great...

Chiropractors: Stiff Neck/Headache, poor body mechanics, muscle contraction
poor body mechanics, muscle contraction, muscle treatment: Muscle contraction and spasms often occur due to poor body mechanics. A few visits with a chiropractor or massage therapist for soft tissue/muscle treatment would most likely be of benefit. Please see this link for additional information: http://tinyurl.com/69bjfld...

Chiropractors: stomach problems from hiatal hernia procedure, stomach problems, hiatal hernia
stomach problems, hiatal hernia, hernias: i understand. Is it painful? sorry for your discomfort and i wish i could be of more help. i did research it a little after you wrote me. it looks like this has happened before to others. If you have adhesions you will need surgery. you should have it...

Chiropractors: terrible pain, tender nodules, myofascial trigger points
tender nodules, myofascial trigger points, referral pattern: As a D.C., I cannot advise you on taking prescription medication. However, the symptoms you describe are not consistent with Ritalin use. Taking a stimulant such as Ritalin with excessive amounts of caffeine can cause headache, but your symptoms sound to be...

Chiropractors: weight training, side planks, ab crunches
side planks, ab crunches, lifting weights: Gary, Just stay away from squats. Try instead going to split squats. This will take some pressure off your back; Also, the research is pretty clear that loaded lumbar flexion will put force on your discs, therefore, ab crunches are not good to do....

Chiropractors: Back, myofascial trigger point, displaced rib
myofascial trigger point, displaced rib, musculature: Matt, Thanks for your question. I can t provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet; however, in general terms, it sounds as though you may have a displaced rib, which typically causes sharp pain when breathing in. Similar pain may also be caused...

Chiropractors: arm and leg weakness due to straight neck?, John Quackenbush Chiropractor, neck pain
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, neck pain, dizziness: Sheryl, To be quick yes the straightening of your neck can contribute to most of the symptoms you describe. However there can be many other factors to your symptomatic picture. If you entered my services I would immediately request a MRI of your head and...

Chiropractors: bulging disk, chiropractor, NY
chiropractor, NY: curt, sorry it has taken me awhile to respond. Your infraspinatus is a muscle. all your muscles are controlled by motor nerves that exit from the spine. bulged discs can cause pressure on the nerves and cause muscle weakness. you should be doing 2 or 3...

Chiropractors: chairi 1 malformation and activator method, arnold chiari malformation, canadian chiropractic association
arnold chiari malformation, canadian chiropractic association, chiari malformations: Thank you for your question. I do not have personal experience with the use of the Activator instrument for spinal manipulation in the treatment of patients with Arnold-Chiari malformation and syringomyelia. However, with respect to the chiropractic treatment...

Chiropractors: chiro billing after car accident, pain pills, brain surgeon
pain pills, brain surgeon, car accident: Dear Adele, I am so sorry that it has taken several days to get back to you regarding your question. I actually answered it earlier, but for some reason, (probably my own technological incompetence) the answer didn t go through. So... Here I go again! ...

Chiropractors: chiropractic manipulation, Good Health Naturally, victor dolan
Good Health Naturally, victor dolan: Hello Lisa, Happy 4th of July Weekend !!! Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear of your pain. Let s start from the top: .......I have TMJ/Myofascial Pain Syndrome. I have sought treatment from a chiropractor twice, thus far. ...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation
inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation, nerve and muscle: Dear Michaela, Sorry about the delay in responding to you. It is good that you wish to heal, not just cover up pain. Aside from just covering up symptoms, drugs always have various harmful effects on the body, so avoiding any unnecessary medications is...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, costochondritis
costochondritis: Michaela, Find a reputable chiropractor in your area. Check lists such as: www.acbsp.com or www.westhartfordgroup.com or ask around, including who your PCP might know of. Try a few sessions of chiropractic joint manipulation along with graston technique...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation
inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation, nerve and muscle: First, let me say good for you for being so pro-active with your condition. Costochondritis, to sum it up, can be a bugger. Ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatories will only mask the pain, not treat the cause. That being said, a good anti inflammatory that...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation
inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation, nerve and muscle: Thanks for your question. Costochondritis can be a very frustrating condition, and healing time can vary considerably from one person to another. After 1 year, about half of patients still may have discomfort; approximately one third report continued tenderness...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation
inflammation of the chest wall, weird sensation, nerve and muscle: Dear Michaela, It is refreshing to hear of somebody that has done a lot of the research already. You have learned so much, and you need to continue your search and learning. You are right, in that cartilage is a very slow healing tissue. The reason...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, chiropractor NY
chiropractor NY: hi michaela, I treat this condition often. first: you need to have a spinal x ray to see if you have scoliosis which causes the ribs to shift out of place and in turn can cause costochondritis. this condition usually presents itself when the ribs are out...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Rib pain
John Quackenbush Chiropractor, Rib pain, Rib Fracture: Michaela, It sounds as if you might have been too aggressive with your breathing exercises and yes it is possible that the symptom complex you are now experiencing could be the culprit. I am going to give you some information today but to be more complete...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis, chest pain, arm
chest pain, arm, leg: Michaela, First of all, you need to understand that soft tissue takes a minimum of 90 days to heal properly. Regardless of how you feel, you need to set a timeline of 90 days. Next, did they take any pictures at the hospital? Any definitive evidence that...

Chiropractors: Decision for Spine Surgery, level laser therapy, gentle chiropractic care
level laser therapy, gentle chiropractic care, low level laser: I m not sure who told you bed rest would fix the problem. they were clearly wrong. If you go to a surgeon he will recommend surgery. You have many alternatives you have not even tried. I will name them from least invasive to more invasive procedures: first;...

Chiropractors: ear pain, john quackenbush, ears nose and throat specialist
john quackenbush, ears nose and throat specialist, chiropractic physician: This is a very tough question to answer and I really don t think I can give you a definitive answer but I certainly can tell you what tests I would order. I would get an x ray of her head and neck first and foremost and then I would order MRI of her neck...

Chiropractors: Costochondritis
Chiropractors: Costochondritis

Chiropractors: Near-syncope after cervical traction
Chiropractors: Near-syncope after cervical traction

Chiropractors: fused vertebrae in lower back, pregnancy problems, strengthening exercises
pregnancy problems, strengthening exercises, new discovery: Dear Victoria, I am sorry that it has taken a while to answer. I typed an answer last week, but evidently something happened, and you didn t get it. I will write another for you. First of all, your doctor cannot tell if you have spinal fusion due to...

Chiropractors: Headache after chiro, practice parameters, rational reason
practice parameters, rational reason, chiro: Angie, If the neck pain is gone and your sleep is okay, then you are done. Still 3x/week? For what? It s one thing to taper off of the treatment in what is known as a therapeutic withdrawal of care. This would be done to see if your body does okay...

Chiropractors: Help I am in pain, gentle chiropractic care, numbness in hand
gentle chiropractic care, numbness in hand, cold laser: there are many other things you should try before surgery. shame on your surgeon for not suggesting them first. 1: cold laser therapy with gentle chiropractic care. i deal with cases like yours everyday. We have a lot of success in most cases. it certainly...