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

Chiropractors: Pain that runs down the leg, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Tara Sorry to hear of your Dad s condition. This is the type of problem that the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) treats all day, every day. Often called the Spine Specialist , many Doctors now also have additional credentials in sports injuries (DACBSP-...

Chiropractors: Possible outcome for pinched nerve?, hand fingers, pinched nerve
hand fingers, pinched nerve, soft tissues: It sounds as if you are on the right track. The movements you describe as aggravating would suggest a pinch in one of the nerves of the neck. However, you may also have a pinch somewhere out through the shoulder, pinched by the soft tissues. This would...

Chiropractors: Possible rib sprain or fracture?, rib pain, chiropractic
rib pain, chiropractic: Dear Ong, I do not think that the rib is fractured. This sounds more like a joint problem where the rib connects with the sternum or vertebra...as the rib has to connect with both. This can be very painful due to the joint capsule that surrounds the attachment...

Chiropractors: Posterocentral Disc bulges at C4-C5, TO L5-S1levels., Staten Island Herniated Disc, staten island disk bulge
Staten Island Herniated Disc, staten island disk bulge: Staten Island Herniated Disc , Posterocentral Disc bulges at C4-C5, TO L5-S1 levels, Hello Vishal Randive from Mumbai, Sorry to hear that you are hurting. You have back pain, herniated disk, first,- my simple recommendation is to visit a...

Chiropractors: Protruding Hip, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractic: Hello Suzanne, First, you are seventeen years old; of course I recommend you discuss this problem, and my answer with your parents or legal guardian. I do not know the adult age in your location, and do not want to discuss medical treatment with a minor....

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

Chiropractors: back pain, erector spinae muscle, cartilage injury
erector spinae muscle, cartilage injury, costal cartilage: Dear KC, Although you have the previous cartilage injury, at this point this sounds like mostly a functional problem with the musculature, posture, and positioning...and these issue are usually well addressed by chiropractic physicians. Please tell me...

Chiropractors: back pain, erector spinae muscle, soft tissue procedures
erector spinae muscle, soft tissue procedures, low level laser: KC, This is a common statement, I tried chiropractic... Chiropractic is a health field and the chiropractor is the practitioner that employs a variety of methods, the most notable being joint manipulation to the spine. Also, joint manipulation to the...

Chiropractors: back pain, staten island back pain, staten island kinesio tape
staten island back pain, staten island kinesio tape: staten island back pain , back pain , rib pain , costal cartilage fracture / separation , staten island kinesio tape Hello KC, Sorry to hear of your years of pain. I injured one of my ribs a few years ago (the costal cartilage on the tip...

Chiropractors: pelvic 6 m down on left side, chriopractor, serious medical condition
chriopractor, serious medical condition, hip pain: Dear Angela, Please provide more details. Do you mean the left pelvis or the hip joint being 6 meter or 6 millimeter lower than the right? Either case, it should not affect your fertility. However, it may cause low back or hip pain since there is...

Chiropractors: "popping sound", staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Dave, Sorry to hear of your popping and concerns. I just answered a very similar question!,,,,,, Is this a duplicate? Actually questions about joints cracking/ popping/ clicking are VERY common. The QUICK answer? - The body makes noise....

Chiropractors: Rib Cage out of alignment, Staten Island Scoliosis, Staten Island Pain
Staten Island Scoliosis, Staten Island Pain, Staten Island Kinesio tape: scoliosis, rib malalignment, subluxation, Hello Adrienne, Sorry to hear of your health concerns. Pain is certainly an indicator something is wrong and needs to be addressed, and the cosmetic impact is not fun either. You state you have had...

Chiropractors: Rib injury, rib pain, chostrochondritis
rib pain, chostrochondritis, rib subluxation: Dear Aimee, There are two main areas of interest here in my opinion. First is to address the joint spaces where the ribs meet the sternum...this is if the pain you are experiencing is in the front of the chest. If the pain is felt laterally like under...

Chiropractors: Ribs, Staten Island Kinesiotape, Kinesio
Staten Island Kinesiotape, Kinesio, Kinesio Tape: Staten Island Kinesiotape , A.R.T. , Chiropractic and Performance Hello Brad, Sorry to hear of your recurrent problem. This is certainly right up the Team s Doctor of Chiropractic alley. ...Stem, ultra sound, and repeated icing ... , these...

Chiropractors: ribs, rib pain, chiropractic
rib pain, chiropractic, prolotherapy: Dear Derek, It is possible that you have a permanent deformity there. The problem is that this was not addressed appropriately in the beginning. If you tore the joint capsule that held the rib head into place at the sternum, this has to heal with scar...

Chiropractors: Schmorl's nodes, spinal cord compression, schmorls node
spinal cord compression, schmorls node, tight muscles: Dear Jean, I don t know why such an easy question was dumped in the question pool, I can only surmise you asked a lazy doctor. A Schmorls node is a herniated disc that migrates into the vertebral body, into the bone, which poses no clinical significance...

Chiropractors: Shoulder Manipulation, new york manipulation under anesthesia, staten island manipulation under anesthesia
new york manipulation under anesthesia, staten island manipulation under anesthesia, work comp: new york manipulation under anesthesia, staten island manipulation under anesthesia, shoulder manipulation under anesthesia, Hello Jerri, Sorry to hear of your long history of aches, pains, surgeries. You have had 5 surgeries on your right shoulder...

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

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

Chiropractors: scope of practice, taller in the morning, lot of nerve
taller in the morning, lot of nerve, bone spur: Amy, Find a chiropractor that is more clinically astute and evidence-based. He cannot make any significant change to your neck curve, and even if after 4x/week for 6 months he did, there is no guarantee that you will feel better. Yes, distracting the...

Chiropractors: shoulder pain, shoulder exercises
shoulder exercises: Jonathan, It sounds like you are developing an anterior shoulder impingement syndrome. I would avoind dumbbell presses - I m assuming you mean overhead or military presses. This jams the shoulder AC joint and can pinch tendons that pass between the...

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

Chiropractors: Twitching & cramp in leg, staten island leg pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island leg pain, staten island chiropractor, victor dolan: leg cramps , buttock pain , staten island leg pain Hello Lorraine Whelan, Sorry to hear of your complaints. First, the leg twitching and cramping, then your overall health. Do you drink beverages with caffeine? Do you drink De-Caf beverages?...

Chiropractors: thoracic nerve damage, nerve conduction study, low grade fever
nerve conduction study, low grade fever, biomechanics of the spine: Hello Phyllis, I have never heard of this happening before (which does not mean it can not). That is not the longest nerve in the body. You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic as they specialize in the biomechanics of the spine, muscles, ligaments,...

Chiropractors: upper back pain, pregnancy, back pain
pregnancy, back pain, labor: Sally, There is a good chance that you are suffering from what is referred to as a Spinal Subluxation. This is when one or more of your spinal bones gets locked into the wrong position and can cause pain at the site or decreased motion in the joint. I would...

Chiropractors: Back/ Wind knocked out, muscles of the back, playing basketball
muscles of the back, playing basketball, x rays: Falling flat on your back may have caused misalignment, leading to dysfunction of the muscles of the back and chest, giving you the winded feeling. A good chiropractor should be able to assess and treat it, and if needed, refer you to a medical professional...

Chiropractors: walking problems, walking exercise, leg muscles
walking exercise, leg muscles, stretching exercises: Anne, Depending on your age and any underlying conditions you may have, odds are the a chiropractor can help you. Be sure to find a chiropractor that has training in rehabiliation/exercise and also in soft tissue therapy (e.g. Active Release or Graston...

Chiropractors: Accidentally Cracked Neck, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: Accidentally Cracked Neck Hello Desiree, I am sorry to hear of your pain and concerns. Believe me, I am a Doctor, and when I hurt, have a symptom, whatever-- in my body,,,, I also get quite anxious !!! We ALL like to have answers. ......I...

Chiropractors: Arm Concerns, disc bulges, bicipital groove
disc bulges, bicipital groove, nerve roots: Natalie, First: wait. Give it a day or two. If it is not gone, then you need to see the chiropractor and be evaluated for signs of irritation to cervical nerve roots (not likely) or the brachial plexux (more likely) or for nerve irritation at common entrapment...

Chiropractors: ankelokinspondilitis, fracture
fracture: Dear Tammy, Yes a fracture is possible, especially in light of the ankylosing spondylitis you have...however, this usually takes a long time to get to your neck, as it works its way up the spine from the pelvis. As the spine starts to calcify in this condition,...

Chiropractors: ankle/foot concern, Ankle problem
Ankle problem: Tamara, You have what s called functional instability to the right ankle, meaning that it malfunctions, and in an instant becomes unstable, and as a result gives out and rolls - often with an accompanying sprain. It may also be mechanically unstable...

Chiropractors: BICEPS TEAR, biceps tear
biceps tear: Panagiotis, Too bad you can t make the trip to the USA (Boston, Mass.) and have this procedure performed. One of my patients recently underwent the procedure (Charles Cassidy, MD, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston) and had nearly full range of...

Chiropractors: Brain Tumor, tumors, chiropractic
tumors, chiropractic: Dear Christina, Having a benign brain tumor is not a contraindication for chiropractic care, however, the chiropractor should be made aware of the clinical history on initial examination. I must stress here that the chiropractor should not be treating...

Chiropractors: Bulging disc (Lower Back), car crash, side swipe
car crash, side swipe, disc bulge: Dear Stacy, Both situations are possible here...the disc bulges could have been there before the crash and made worse (symptomatic), or they could have been caused by the crash. There is really no way to opine on this without a previous imaging study without...

Chiropractors: balms for muscle and joint pain, muscle spasm, muscle and joint pain
muscle spasm, muscle and joint pain, chatchai: Dear Chatchai, If the ointment you are using does not help with the pain, then the root may not be a superficial pain. There could be tissues deeper inside the body causing the pain. The ointment only help to reduce any swelling or muscle spasm. If...

Chiropractors: biochemistry and chiropractic, biochemistry class, nutritional suppliments
biochemistry class, nutritional suppliments, reflex analysis: Artie, I m sorry if I go on a rant with this. There no longer is such a thing as a straight and a mixer chiropractor. It s the year 2009, not 1909. A chiropractor is a chiropractor. What differentiates one from another is whether they have an evidence-based...

Chiropractors: Severe OCD, Mental disorders, saint louis
Mental disorders, saint louis, missouri: Alex, That is a very difficult question to ask me because the truth is I don t know. In other words, I have seen a patient with severe OCD symptoms show much improvement in as little as 3 days and I have seen some patients show their improvement in 6 months....

Chiropractors: DID MY CHIROPRACTOR MAKE MY BACK WORSE?, lower back stiffness, rib fractures
lower back stiffness, rib fractures, shoulder blade: Dave, Doctors always seem to have difficulty admitting that they were the cause of someone s pain. We are so used to having to be right about everything, even though we are not. I don t know where along your ribs there is a problem, but I ll assume it...

Chiropractors: cervical spine, central disc protrusion, loss of cervical lordosis
central disc protrusion, loss of cervical lordosis, paracentral disc protrusion: Hello Jogesh, You may want to have a consultation with a orthopedic surgeon. The C5-C6 impingement on the nerves is the cause your symptoms. If your symptoms continue to worsen, loss of muscle strength, numbness, etc. surgery may be necessary to...

Chiropractors: cervical and thoracic arthrosis, light weights, lower back pain
light weights, lower back pain, weight train: Carlo, You experienced very poor care by the chiropractor. There was no reason to take x-rays, since there in no way to re-align your bones. The alignment of your vertabra will not change with getting a quick crack of your neck and low back. The...

Chiropractors: chest pain, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Chiropractor: chest pain Hello Leigh, Sorry to hear of your chest pain. When a health professional mentions/ hears chest pain we hit the red panic button and worry about the possibility of heart attack -- I take it we have eliminated that possibility. ...

Chiropractors: chiropractors, new york chiropractic college, admissions requirements
new york chiropractic college, admissions requirements, nycc: Admissions requirements for chiropractic college are generally the same. You can identify these requirements specifically by accessing the website of any chiropractic college in the U.S. For example, here is the link to New York Chiropractic College s...

Chiropractors: Degenerative disc and weight lifting, bicep workouts, degenerative disc disease
bicep workouts, degenerative disc disease, isotonic exercises: It depends upon a couple of factors... if you have symptoms because of your degenerative disc disease (DDD/osteoarthritis) such as nerve or joint pain, weight-resistance training could possibly aggravate those symptoms, since isotonic exercises with weights...

Chiropractors: Disc herniation and degeneration, staten island neck pain, staten island herniated disc
staten island neck pain, staten island herniated disc: Disc herniation and degeneration Hello Joanna, I am sorry to hear of your problems. You mention a couple of times in your question paralysis ; no, this is not a usual or expected outcome given the findings you have presented here. Of course,...

Chiropractors: disc problem in neck, staten island neck pain, victor dolan
staten island neck pain, victor dolan: Hello Cindy, Sorry to hear of your pain, sorry to hear of your significant cervical spine pathology. .....C-5-6 is noted where there is protrusion and spurring and possible extruding fragment on the right. Realatively milder disc disease with broad-based...

Chiropractors: Elbow clicking and grinding while pronating forearm, elbow clicking
elbow clicking: Alex, If the MRI did not show signs of fracture, cartilage fragments or other osteochondral defects , or signs of rupture or avulsion, then you most likely have a mechanical/dyfunction problem. Find a provider of Graston Technique (www.grastontechnique.com)...

Chiropractors: Elbow pain and clicking while pronating forearm, Staten Island Joint Clicking
Staten Island Joint Clicking: JOINT CLICKING , Elbow pain and clicking while pronating forearm , Hello Alex, I am sorry to hear of your pain, sorry to hear of your condition. First, it is very difficult to verbally describe your mechanism of injury, difficult for me to...

Chiropractors: elbow chronic pain, pain tennis elbow, repetitive motion injury
pain tennis elbow, repetitive motion injury, lateral epicondylitis: I don t feel there is a need to cycle off of taking the supplements. The clicking, grinding, etc., are caused by undue stress from the inflammation, causing the joint to move unevenly. With no treatment whatsoever, the tendon would heal in 6-8 weeks. with...

Chiropractors: elbow pain, staten island tennis elbow, staten island sports chiropractic
staten island tennis elbow, staten island sports chiropractic: Tennis Elbow , Lateral Epicondylitis Hello Feng, Sorry to hear of your pain in the lateral elbow, Tennis Elbow , Lateral Epicondylitis. You tell me you have Chronic Pain, wear a tennis elbow brace, normally there is pain and tenderness on the...

Chiropractors: Foot pain and swelling, level laser therapy, low level laser
level laser therapy, low level laser, regional pain syndrome: Harold, Unfortunately, your condition is not easy to deal with. Post surgical pain and the emerging condition called complex regional pain syndrome or CRPS is a challege for both doctor and patient. I would recommend finding a chiropractor with a lot...

Chiropractors: head weights, cervical curve, spinal degeneration
Chiropractors: head weights, cervical curve, spinal degeneration, scientific journals

Chiropractors: Lower back/hip Pain, pregnacy, bulding disk
Chiropractors: Lower back/hip Pain, pregnacy, bulding disk

Chiropractors: Heel Lifts, chiropractor, best doctor in st louis
chiropractor, best doctor in st louis, dr arnone: Tyler, NO this is not correct at all. It is time to find a new chiropractor because this one obviously has no clue. Putting in a heel lift is like saying to your body, OK, I know that we have a problem and I am going to cater to that problem so that it...

Chiropractors: Herniated Disc/Lower Back Pain, staten island herniated disc, staten island low back pain
staten island herniated disc, staten island low back pain, staten island chiropractor: Herniated Disc/Lower Back Pain Hello Craig Black, Sorry to hear of your injury. It is good that you are under a regimen of care. England- Scotland; there are Doctors of Chiropractic there-- have you seen a Chiropractic Doctor? Chiropractic in...

Chiropractors: Hip & shoulder problem, hip pain, muscle weakness
hip pain, muscle weakness, muscle asymmetry: Dear Ryan, You seem to have a hodge podge of symptoms here that go from one side to the other without any central connection. The fact that you have imbalances from one side to the other could be the result of a developmental, skeletal or neurological...

Chiropractors: head weights, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: head weights Hello Carole, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear of your condition. I hope I can be of some help. .....My main problem is headaches, sore/tight shoulders and neck. This has been on-going for 25 years. ..... , usually...

Chiropractors: headache and neck pain after chiropractic adjustment, headache and neck pain, chronic headache
headache and neck pain, chronic headache, neck discomfort: Courtney, No, she s not in danger. No, she s not going to have a stroke. She likely had a mild strain from the adjustment and this is causing discomfort. It is not uncommon. If your friend was having the worst headache of her life and was throwing up,...

Chiropractors: herniated disc fragment, s1 nerve root, nerve damage
s1 nerve root, nerve damage, herniated disc: Hello Karen, You may want to have surgery, the disc fragment can move around like a pebble grinding away at the whole joint. In your case, sooner you remove it the better! Longer the pressure is on the nerve increases the possibility of permanent...

Chiropractors: hip jsw, soft tissues, x rays
soft tissues, x rays, x ray: Hello Christopher, With weight bearing X-rays the space may be dramatically reduced due to the pressure on the joint from standing. So, weight bearing is the preferred choice. If the joint space is narrowed there should be other signs of wear and...

Chiropractors: hip pain, staten island hip pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island hip pain, staten island chiropractor, victor dolan: Hello Kathy, Sorry to hear of your hip pain. And I am sorry it took so long to reply- bad computer problems have plagued me. I hope this reply helps you. ....Could this be a pinched nerve ? .... , this is possible, but you have a diagnosis that...

Chiropractors: Back, hip and shoulder problems, heel lifts
heel lifts: Tyler, I would caution you against the heel lift. If it is not exactly on target in alleviating joint strain from imbalanced load, you will have worse problems. Heel lifts have been a problematic method. They will change the disc pressure and stress...

Chiropractors: joints popping, joints popping, stten island chiropractor
joints popping, stten island chiropractor: joints popping Hello Geneva, Sorry to hear of your pain, of your concern. If your popping joints hurt, if your popping joints cause pain: see a doctor, get evaluated. If the popping does not hurt,,,, do not be concerned. Questions about...

Chiropractors: knee pain during run, Runners Knee
Runners Knee: Ian, This is commonly called Runners Knee and you can google this and see tons of information on it. It is knee pain that is likely caused by irritation at the knee cap (patella) where it articulates adn rubs against your tibia. There are little articulations,...

Chiropractors: L5/S1, s1 nerve root, osteophyte formation
s1 nerve root, osteophyte formation, lateral recess stenosis: You may need a visit to an orthopedist. Dysplastic growth only means it is not normal. The osteophyte formation may be causing nerve root pressure leading to your pain. An orthopedist, in conjunction with your chiropractor, should be able to alleviate the...

Chiropractors: Loss of C-lordosis after an assault, loss of lordosis, CBP
loss of lordosis, CBP, loss of curve: Dear Britt, Yes it is possible that the assault could have resulted in the loss of lordosis, but more likely the fall you had previously was the main problem. The mechanism of having your head pulled backward by the hair may feel very violent, but probably...

Chiropractors: Loss of neck curve, staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident
staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident, MVA: Loss of neck curve , spinal curves , reversed curve , neck pain , spinal degeneration , staten island auto accident , staten island motor vehicle accident, MVA Hello Kandy, I am sorry to hear that you have had problems with my neck, shoulders...

Chiropractors: Low Back Pain with No significant problems in the MRI results, back pain, neck pain
back pain, neck pain, spine: Omer, You are most likely suffering from a nervous system disturbance. Can you send me the pictures from the MRI so that I can see with my own eyes what your trouble is? You can email that to me at ArnoneClinic@Rocketmail.com Yours in Best Health, Dr...

Chiropractors: Lower back/hip Pain, pregnancy, back pain
pregnancy, back pain, chiropractic: Dear Christina, First of all, nobody is going to take an x-ray of your low back while you are pregnant.. Even though the American College of Radiology states that a lumbar or pelvic x-ray is safe in pregnancy (as it does not even come close to meeting the...

Chiropractors: Lumbar 5, ab crunches, pinched nerve
ab crunches, pinched nerve, lumbar spine: Franklin, What you have is common and treatable. Go to the chiropractor or the PT. If you have a disc problem, avoid exercises that force the lumbar spine into flexion. This means that sit-ups or ab crunches are out. The chiropractor may be able to...

Chiropractors: Lumbar Lordosis, Staten Island OsteoArthritis, Staten Island Arthritis
Staten Island OsteoArthritis, Staten Island Arthritis: Hello MANOJ PRAHLADKA, Kindly advice what is all these and treatement I should follow. .... I shall try, but I have a very incomplete picture. Normal Lumbar Lordosis is lost. - the usual, normal, natural curve of your low back is lost. This may result...

Chiropractors: long thorasic nerve, car crash, AC joint injury
car crash, AC joint injury, chiropractic: Dear Diane, What you have described does not sound like an injury to the long thoracic nerve per se. The long thoracic nerve innervates the serratus muscle which serves to stabilize the motion of the shoulder blade, and when this nerve is injured the shoulder...

Chiropractors: lower back Pain, staten island low back pain
staten island low back pain: Hello Steve, Thank you for your service in defending our country. I am sorry to hear of your pain, dysfunction and condition. Lower back pain is a very common condition, even among young fit people. Herniated, protruding, extruding, slipped discs...

Chiropractors: lower back pain and burning in buttocks, Lower back pain and burning in buttocks, Staten Island Back Pain
Lower back pain and burning in buttocks, Staten Island Back Pain: Lower back pain and burning in buttocks , Staten Island Back Pain , Hello Connie, I am sorry to hear of your back pain, burning pain, hip pain, numbness, buttock pain. It does sound as if you are progressing through a logical course of...

Chiropractors: middle back tweak, back exercises, mild pain
back exercises, mild pain, backrest: You might want to try using a Swiss Ball for stretching and strengthening. According to your height, it should be about 78cm. diameter. Most come with a list of exercises and pictures to show the proper methods. I think you may get a good result from this...

Chiropractors: back muscle soar?, staten island back pain, back pain
staten island back pain, back pain: back pain, staten island back pain, Hello Connie, Sorry to hear of your back pain. .....I am 28 years old and have never had any back problems..... , you say you have no back problems, yet you have back pain. Pain is a signal,...

Chiropractors: NEED ADVICE - RECENT DIAGNOSIS, neck injury, car accident
neck injury, car accident, whiplash: Rebecca, I am talking about locating and correcting the cause of your abnormal health, how does that sound to you? Is that something that you want or something that you want to think about and continue on the same road that you have been on, which we both...

Chiropractors: Neck alignment, neck misalignment
neck misalignment: Chris, There is no such thing as misalignment of vertebrae or vertebrae that go into or out of alignment. This is an outdated theory. Gordon Waddell, MD, a Scottish orthopedist who wrote a book, The Back Pain Revolution, highlighted this flawed concept...

Chiropractors: Neck Curves the Wrong Way, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Bethany, Sorry to hear of your condition. Restoring spinal curvature is a controversial issue in Chiropractic. Some doctors think it is of paramount importance, some do not think it important. Some doctors think it CAN be done, some do not believe...

Chiropractors: Neck pain and tingling, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: Neck pain and tingling Hello Brooke, Sorry to hear of your problem. I get this horrible electric shock sensation that starts in my neck and it extends all the way down to my toes. It makes my whole body jerk. = See a Doctor of Chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Nerve degeneration., staten island nerve degeneration
staten island nerve degeneration: staten island nerve degeneration Hello Suhan, Sorry to hear of your problem. Sounds like your entire right arm, right side is affected. I would recommend a Doctor of Chiropractic with a neurology specialty to you ( chiropractic specialties:...

Chiropractors: neck ache not responding to chiropractic treatment.. In need of reassurance and advice please, neck ache, graston technique
neck ache, graston technique, poor posture: Dear Lisa-Marie, Eight sessions with no change means that there is something missing in your treatment. If all you are getting is neck joint manipulation with nothing else, odds are you are not going to get any better. If your treatment includes soft...

Chiropractors: neck ache not responding to chiropractic treatment.. In need of reassurance and advice please, neck ache, poor posture
neck ache, poor posture, cervical spine: Typically, if you have no change after 8-10 visits, it is time to reassess your treatment plan, or refer you out. Has a rehab. program been discussed? This would be essential to help restore the tone of the muscles, and bring back their strength. Are any...

Chiropractors: neck ache not responding to chiropractic treatment.. In need of reassurance and advice please, spinal curvature, neck ache
spinal curvature, neck ache, poor posture: Thank you for your question. Regarding the loss of your normal spinal curvature, it is hypothesized that changes to the normal spinal curvature may predispose individuals to degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) or chronic muscular pain, which is...

Chiropractors: neck fullness, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: Hello Belinda, Sorry to hear of your complaint/ condition. I woke up with a neck tightness/crick about a month ago. It then progressed .... , progressive problem?- You should be evaluated in person, hands on by a local licensed health professional....

Chiropractors: neck pain, staten island pinched nerve
staten island pinched nerve: neck pain Hello Viky, Sorry to hear of your severe pain. HAVING A SEVERE PAIN FROM THE MIDDLE OF MY BACK UP TO MY NECK THAT RADIATES BADLY DOWN MY RIGHT ARM. ... , I do not mean to alarm you, but severe pain needs to be evaluated. Severe pain...

Chiropractors: neck pain numbness, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: neck pain numbness Hello Crizz, Sorry to hear of your complaints. Migraine (headaches), neck pain, neck stiffness, left shoulder blade pain/ numbness, pain in arm and numbness in hands and fingers, now (showing a progression of symptoms)...

Chiropractors: neck pain and sinus infections, sinus infection, sinus infections
sinus infection, sinus infections, automobile accident: Jennifer, I have no idea what you mean by works my sinuses. Does he press on your face with his thumbs? Does he place his palms on cheek and forehead and press down? Does he insert a finger into the roof of your mouth? Does he inflate a device in...

Chiropractors: neck shoulder pain numbness in hands and tips of toes, numbness in hand, numbness in hand and fingers
numbness in hand, numbness in hand and fingers, neck pain stiffness: Hi Crizz, Headaches are usually caused by nerve entrapment, I suspect yours is from a herniated cervical disc. This would also explain the radiation into the shoulders and hand numbness. Same goes for the toes, this can and usually is caused by a disc protrusion...

Chiropractors: numbness in my heel, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Michael, Thank you for your follow-up information and question. ....now i can walk without any pain !! and day by day my numbness be less gradually .... , this sounds good- right? You do not state what your current treatment regimen is- physical...

Chiropractors: Pain after Adjustments, foraminal compression test, skin sensation
foraminal compression test, skin sensation, neurologic signs: Laurie, First, since you felt okay right after the neck adjustment, that means that there was no spraining of your neck, or significant straining of your muscles. Forget about alignment: there s no such thing. It is common for DC s or PTs or LMT s to...

Chiropractors: Pinched sciatic nerve, Staten Island Sciatica, sciatica
Staten Island Sciatica, sciatica, back pain: pinched sciatic nerve , Staten Island Sciatica, Hello Lisa, I am sorry to hear of your initial painful episode, kidney infection, sciatica, and continued pain. .....My dad took me to the ER and they said that I just had a pinched sciatic nerve........

Chiropractors: BACK PROBLEM & EXERCISE, Staten Island Nutrition
Staten Island Nutrition: Hello Adrian, Welcome back. Should i cease running/cycling for the moment then ? , you can do activities that you can tolerate. Active rest is the term currently used. I know it sounds simple or silly,,, but,,, you can do, what you can do. ...

Chiropractors: Back pain, Staten Island Back pain, Staten Island Herniated disc
Staten Island Back pain, Staten Island Herniated disc, herniated disk: Back Pain , Low Back Pain , Herniated Disk , Staten Island Back pain , Hello Mark, Sorry to hear of your pain and progressing symptoms. You have to be evaluated by someone. I hurt my back and am unsure as to what exactly it is..... , You...

Chiropractors: Back pain & blood in the feces, toilet water, bloody stool
toilet water, bloody stool, lumbar region: I would suggest first and foremost, see your family physician immediately. Blood in the feces is usually not a good thing. Is it related to your back? Possibly, but I would suggest you see your PCP first to rule out any other problems. As an aside, 45...

Chiropractors: pain in right chest, chest pain, fall on arm
chest pain, fall on arm, chiropractic: Dear Shawn, I would suggest that you need to have the area checked out by a chiropractor who is trained in sports injury. This will ensure that you will actually receive an examination of the spine, ribs, arm and associated musculature. You have likely...

Chiropractors: pinned artifical ligament, clavicle bone, soft tissues
clavicle bone, soft tissues, omega 3: Hello Allison, Yes, supplements definitely help the healing process. You may want to check on the joint care product to see the molecular size of the glucosamine, 10,000 Daltons is preferred. If the molecular size is larger the product may not be...

Chiropractors: psoas muscle, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor: Hello Danielle, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear that you were .... just discharged from yet another round of physical therapy where the therapist was unable to figure out what to do to fix my problem.... . Sorry to hear that your NEXT step...

Chiropractors: psoas muscle, chronic low back pain, tight psoas
chronic low back pain, tight psoas, chronic back pain: Danielle, A number of studies have indicated that the sacro-iliac joint is a significant cause of pain in patients with certain patients with chronic low back pain (Schwarzer, Anthony C.; Aprill, Charles N.; Bogduk, Nikolai. The Sacroiliac Joint in Chronic...

Chiropractors: psoas muscle, psoas
psoas: Danielle, A doctor of chiropractic is licensed to differentially diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions. We are spine care specialists, and any clinically competent DC should be able to address your problem and provide the appropriate treatment,...

Chiropractors: Two Questions, cartilage injury, how to throw a proper punch
cartilage injury, how to throw a proper punch, bench press: I don not feel you are being a hypochondriac with these 2 questions. You may have caused a good strain in both instances, and need the issues addressed. I would suggest a chiropractor that specializes in sports type injuries to evaluate you and treat the...

Chiropractors: Rib Pain - Contusion, curtis high school football, curtis high school
curtis high school football, curtis high school: contusion , curtis high school football Hello Malinda Heller, Sorry to hear of your son s injury, pain, accident. At 16y/o, 6 1 , 190#; ,,, I hope he is playing some High School Football!! I work with the NYC Curtis High School Football...

Chiropractors: Rib Slippage, dull ache, shoulder blade
dull ache, shoulder blade, cervical spine: John, If you are talking about herniated cervical discs, then please note that the herniated cervical disc, especially C6 (more than C5 or C7) will refer pain to the inside border of the shoulder blade and under the shoulder blade and ribs... Many have...

Chiropractors: Right Elbow And Upper Arm pain, upper arm pain, ligament damage
upper arm pain, ligament damage, elbow pain: You may have misalignment at the elbow joint, causing pressure leading to your pain and weakness (cubital tunnel syndrome). A good chiropractor should be able to assess and treat this injury, help you with a rehab. program, or refer you to the proper specialist...

Chiropractors: reoccurring dislocated rib, staten island kinesiotape, kinesio tape
staten island kinesiotape, kinesio tape, staten island chiropractor: staten island kinesiotape , kinesio tape Hello Sarah, I am sorry to hear of your pain. I am going to assume the diagnosis of rib head dislocation is correct. You do get transient relief with a manipulation. Most problems are multi-factoral,...

Chiropractors: rib pain, staten island hip pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island hip pain, staten island chiropractor, victor dolan: Hello Kelly, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear of your whole situation. I am also sorry it has taken me time to reply, I have had bad computer problems with difficulty fixing it and getting on line. I hope my info still has some help for...

Chiropractors: rib and back pain, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Chris, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear your sad story of doctor after doctor, Xray after MRI, after Xray after MRI etc. I am sorry it has taken me a while to answer--- been having computer fritz problems,,, finally hopefully fixed....

Chiropractors: Severe burn, then chronic pain in shoulder after adjustment, side posture, pain in shoulder
side posture, pain in shoulder, arm area: Kim, Too bad you had such a terrible experience. First, based on what you ve told me, there must have been a hypertrophied or arthritic acromio-clavicular joint (AC Joint)in your shoulder to begin with, or else they would not have performed the surgery...

Chiropractors: Sternum, liquid minerals, chest xrays
liquid minerals, chest xrays, lower back pain: DeeAnn, Absolutely NOT Crazy!! I, too, at age 13 had terrible sternal pain and I was taken to the doctor who took chest xrays... negative heart tests (this was over three decades ago, mind you). I wish my parents would have taken me to the chiropractor......

Chiropractors: Sternum Pain, sternum pain, misalignment
sternum pain, misalignment, upper portion: The sternum should follow the curve of the chest. If you have swelling like you describe, I would suggest you see your family doctor first. An xray may be in order. If everything checks out ok, I would suggest a chiropractor. They can assess the ribs to...

Chiropractors: Stomach, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Bud, This is not really a Chiropractic question, but as long as you hold me harmless, and we just have a conversation,,,,, why not? Activity level? have you ALWAYS worked out, exercised? Are you just starting to work out after a 5, 10, 20 year...

Chiropractors: shoulder drooping, shoulder, pain
shoulder, pain, posture: Mahesh, That is actually a posture check that we do in our office which corresponds to the C2 Vertebra or The Axis bone located at the top of your neck. So, unless you had a direct injury to the shoulder or the muscles, tendons, ligaments which support...

Chiropractors: shoulder pain, Staten Island Shoulder Pain, shoulder pain
Staten Island Shoulder Pain, shoulder pain, Staten Island Shoulder Pain: shoulder pain , Staten Island Shoulder Pain , Hello Michelle from Nebraska, I am sorry to hear of your pain. I am sorry to hear of your recurrent shoulder condition. Let me apologize for the delay in answering your question as well. I...

Chiropractors: slip disc,compression, Staten Island Sciatica, Staten Island herniated disc
Staten Island Sciatica, Staten Island herniated disc: sciatica, Staten Island Sciatica, back pain, herniated disc Hello Ania Khan, Sorry to hear of your back pain. Congratulations on your new baby! You have to help me. I am not familiar with LSCS operation , if my answer is not satisfactory---...

Chiropractors: back stiff, monthes, misalignment
monthes, misalignment, chiropractor: Yes, it is bad to just crack your back in the way you describe. Although you may hear a crack when you see a chiropractor, what we do is very specific, not just to crack things to feel looser. You may have a misalignment or 2 causing the stiffness you...

Chiropractors: studying chiropracting, biology chemistry, time jan
biology chemistry, time jan, negative aspects: Congratulations on choosing the field of chiropractic. since your question is broken into parts, it will answer the same way. 1. Starting with a thorough examination of the patient, you will then formulate a treatment plan and proceed with it. Education...

Chiropractors: tight neck muscles after CDH, tight neck muscles, disc herniation
tight neck muscles, disc herniation, manual traction: Joni, Neck joint manipulation is supposed to make joints less stiff. If all you are getting is joint manipulation, and the results each time are that you get stiffer for 24 hours, then the manipulation likely is not good for you. Your chiropractor should...

Chiropractors: trampoline accident, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Marnne, Sorry to hear that you hurt yourself. ....strangely neither my neck nor my back seemed to hurt im not sure if it was adrenaline or something. .... , Sometimes we hurt ourselves, and it can be days or even weeks before we feel the full...

Chiropractors: Upper back muscle, scar tissues, power yoga
scar tissues, power yoga, chiropractic office: Hi Laura, The muscle strain you experienced will comes and goes if not properly treated. The pain at the injured site will eventually dissipate but may leave remnant scar tissues behind that may affect your range of motion. My advise in your case is...

Chiropractors: ulnar nerve, ulnar nerve, cubital tunnel
ulnar nerve, cubital tunnel, chiropractic: Dear Allan, First of all surgery should be the last option you consider as once you have broken through the skin, you can never go back. The conservative measures that you have tried thus far do not seem to be working, and I would recommend that you get...

Chiropractors: ulnar nerve, loss of sensation, strange sensation
loss of sensation, strange sensation, night splints: I would suggest you see a chiropractor that specializes in sports injuries. You may have a misalignment at the elbow (something not commonly recognized by orthopedic surgeons) causing the compression and leading to the symptoms. A good chiropractor should...

Chiropractors: ulner nerve, elbow area, ring finger
elbow area, ring finger, funny bone: Hello John, Nerves are the slowest healing tissue in the human body. Even when the pressure is taken off the nerve it may take a month to months for the tissue to heal. If you numbness or muscle weakness increases you will want to have a exam. Wrapping...

Chiropractors: upper arm therapy, small arm fracture, rehab
small arm fracture, rehab, exercises: Dear Ellen, I have a few questions for you. What muscles are you talking about? Triceps, Biceps, Deltoid? Did you tear ligaments in the shoulder joint itself? If so, what ligaments...do you know the names? Was there an AC joint injury? SC joint...

Chiropractors: my upper body, x rays, x ray
x rays, x ray, upper portion: I would suggest you see a good chiropractor and have a set of x rays. If there is anything medically wrong, they should be able to refer you to the proper physician. I would harbor a guess that you may have a scoliosis of some type, and an x ray will be...

Chiropractors: Worried about the extant of injury, staten island neck pain patients
staten island neck pain patients: Hello Tavish, Sorry to hear of your condition. However my primary concern, the reason for me wrighting is often when I rotate extend or flex my neck I feel a heaviness and tingling in my legs. , with symptoms like that, I would certainly be very...

Chiropractors: my back, scoliosis, hump
scoliosis, hump: Dear Diane, The upper thoracic hump is likely a Dowager s Hump and it is congenital. You probably inherited it from your mother. The scoliosis is not connected to this. Scoliosis can cause spinal pain from some of the postural compressive and disctractive...

Chiropractors: 3 months lower back pain, finding a good chiropractor
finding a good chiropractor: Barbara, It s too bad your friends have such a negative opinion on chiropractors. What I want you to do is to go to the web sites I listed. I ll list them again below. I promise you, that the doctors on the www.westhartfordgroup.com site are surely the...

Chiropractors: Acute Upper Back/Shoulder Pain, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Terri, Thank you for your followup question. My son had an MRI yesterday on his shoulder and it showed only inflammation. Orthopedic doctor is thinking it is tendonitis and prescribed PT for 4 weeks..... , this sounds okay, as far as it goes....

Chiropractors: Can adjustments cause muscle spasms?, back spasm, muscle spasm
back spasm, muscle spasm, chiropractic adjustments: Hi Lisa, High-velocity joint manipulation, depending on how it s done and who is doing it, can strain a joint. If you have no pain, no problems, have full function, then there is no reason to get adjusted every 3 weeks. Is there a possibility the adjustment...

Chiropractors: left arm, heart pain, right arm pain, pectoralis major muscle
right arm pain, pectoralis major muscle, myofascial trigger points: Thomas, If stress is a factor, then one cause can be from myofascial trigger points in the pectoralis major muscle. If this is the cause, then you will notice very tender points in the muscle that, if you press them, refer pain into the right arm. If...

Chiropractors: Biceps injury, biceps workout, forearm exercise
biceps workout, forearm exercise, muscular strain: I would recommend seeing a musculoskeletal practitioner for evaluation. Depending on the availability of such practitioners on your region, this might be a chiropractor, a physiotherapist, or an orthopedist. It would be important to determine if you have a...

Chiropractors: Body/Pseudo Memory?, e mik, acupuncture practice
e mik, acupuncture practice, spinal manipulation: Mike, I almost spammed your question when I saw the title, but you present a question worth addressing. The concepts you are inquireing about are abound in the holistic (esoteric) healing arenas. Getting directly to the point: we don t know what a subluxation...

Chiropractors: The Brimhall Method and Is My DC Legit, chiropractor, dc
chiropractor, dc, doctor: Sofia, The basis of Chiropractic is to locate and correct Nervous System Interference, mainly because the Nervous System controls and coordinates all of the cells in the body. This is what allows the body to most efficiently heal itself. So as long as...

Chiropractors: my both legs in agony, calf pain
calf pain: Hello Alan Price, Sorry to hear of your leg pain. Your description/ question is very short; if my answer does not suffice, please add more information if you re-contact me here at AllExperts.com : http://allexperts.com/ep/965-100794/Chiropractors/Victor-Dolan-DC-DACBSP.htm...

Chiropractors: burning and numbess, nerve condition, history of diabetes
nerve condition, history of diabetes, medical office: Hi Leah, What you described may be pointing to circulation or nerve condition. I would recommend for you to have a complete check up just to rule out serious conditions. You can visit a chiropractor s office or medical office. If you have diabetes or...

Chiropractors: Car Accident back pain., whiplash, car crash
whiplash, car crash, chiropractic: Dear Roger, I treat these injuries in my office on a daily basis and can tell you that the pain you are experiencing is directly related to the crash. This topic is so huge that thousands of research papers have been written on it, unfortunately most medical...

Chiropractors: Chiropractic Care in Pregnancy, pregnancy at 29 weeks, upper abdomen
pregnancy at 29 weeks, upper abdomen, pregnancy care: Hi Lindsey, I can understand your concerns. However, please be assured that your baby is very safe. Your body was designed to house that child and protect it from environmental forces. The joint manipulation maneuvers delivered skillfully to a pregnant...

Chiropractors: Chronic Neck/Back/Jaw Pain, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Becky, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear of your accidents. Thank you for trying the Doctor of Chiropractic. Sometimes when a patient gets caught up in the medical side of things, a visit to the Chiropractic Doctor never seems to...

Chiropractors: Cracking noises in bones, muscle tension, leg movement
muscle tension, leg movement, question thanks: Arthritis may be causing the cracking noises. Since your GP ignores your request, I would suggest finding a good chiropractor to asses and possibly treat you. If you are in need of another specialty in addition, they should be able to make that referral...

Chiropractors: clicking in neck after ankle injury, achilles tendon, rehab program
achilles tendon, rehab program, ankle injury: I would suggest you see a good chiropractor. The clicking may have been from jarring to your body, and caused tension in the upper back/neck area. A good chiropractor should be able to address this, as well as setting you up in a good rehab program for the...

Chiropractors: dislocated rib, pain, treatment, pain, rib
pain, rib, ribs: Karrie, In regards to the rib trouble, I do not recommend any supplements although when a rib goes out there always soft tissue damage that would normally take 120 days to heal or possibly less if immobilized. Since the ribs are always moving in order to...

Chiropractors: Elbow clicking and mild pain, tennis elbow, tight muscles
tennis elbow, tight muscles, tendons in the arm: Hello Nick, You may have Tennis Elbow basically overuse of the muscles in the arm which cause irritation/tendonitis of the tendon that cross over the elbow. The clicking is caused by the tight muscles and tendons snapping over eachother or the joint....

Chiropractors: Loss of Neck Curve, arc of life, pinched nerve
Chiropractors: Loss of Neck Curve, arc of life, pinched nerve, minute sessions

Chiropractors: Help!, human spine, uncomfortable shoes
human spine, uncomfortable shoes, lumbar strain: Hello Debi, You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic. We specialize in the biomechanics of the human spine, all joints, and musculature. A Chiropractic exam will be able to determine if there is a possibility of a disc injury (x-rays do not show...

Chiropractors: Help!, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Again Debi, I have not forgotten you, I have a few Emails out looking for a Chiropractor in the Louisville Kentucky area, I have not gotten a response from friends yet. I had a Fraternity Brother who practiced in West Liberty Kentucky- I...

Chiropractors: Knee join ache and hip joint ache, acupuncture treatment, muscular tension
acupuncture treatment, muscular tension, soft tissues: Hello Jin, Chiropractic and Acupuncture may help your condition. You are to young to have osteoarthritis (normal wear and tear) of the joints. You may be experiencing overuse symptoms due to the increased demand on your muscles and joints. A Doctor...

Chiropractors: knee injury sport related, knee injury, swelling
knee injury, swelling, chiropractic: Dear Doreen, Sorry it has taken me a few days to get in touch with you, but my computers are down at the office due to a server issue. First of all, hyper-extension injuries of the knee can be a a bit difficult to asses because they do not commonly result...

Chiropractors: Loss of Neck Curve, arc of life, lower back pain
arc of life, lower back pain, wtz: First, congratulations on chiropractic care!!! Now....let me tell you where i have issues. First, I have never hear of an Arc of Life in relation to the spine. Yes, there are certain standard measurements that are used when reading x rays. However,...

Chiropractors: Loss of neck curve, pain, neck
pain, neck, back: Kathleen, I am not so concerned with the number of visits as I am with the number of adjustments. If your daughter is going to get 72 adjustments no matter what with this doctor then I would suggest that you go to a specialist Chiropractor that would be...

Chiropractors: Lost 50% of curve in Arc of Life, arc of life, lower back pain
arc of life, lower back pain, chiropractic profession: Dear Kathy, This is a VERY important issue. I ve written in previous Q/A s on this site about this type of lunatic fringe in the chiropractic profession. There is absolutely no reason to x-ray a 15 year old female that has occasional lower back pain!!...

Chiropractors: Low back pain when bending/arching, migraine headaches, correct posture
migraine headaches, correct posture, gymnastic activities: Hi A.L., Really?... 22 years old is too old for gymnastic? Learning something new every day. Thanks for sharing. OK, back to business. It doesn t seem to be a muscle injury. The reason is that you should feel better with each day passed. The body...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, lower back pain, monthly period
lower back pain, monthly period, extreme pain: Hi Ranja, Have you visited a chiropractor or acupuncture office? It is hard to say what you have without knowing the full history and lacking an examination as well. I suggest to visit a chiropractor or acupuncturist who may be able to help you with...

Chiropractors: Muscle Stimulation, electric muscle stimulation, safe during pregnancy
electric muscle stimulation, safe during pregnancy, traction table: Hello Kate, During pregnancy electric muscle stimulation is contraindicated along with heat and many other therapies. The traction table is safe early on when the therapy is comfortable as you gain weight during pregnancy you may want to avoid it....

Chiropractors: Muscle Strain in forearm, forearm muscles, irrigation system
forearm muscles, irrigation system, muscle strain: Following the ice/ibuprofen path, I would give it a few days to calm down, which it should. Chances are you have a good strain of the forearm muscles, aggravated by computer use. If, after a few days it doesn t calm down, you may want to check a chiropractor....

Chiropractors: menstrual cramps, butt cheek, menstrual cramps
butt cheek, menstrual cramps, placebo response: Hi Andrea, The long and short of it is this: it s junk. He s doing something in line with a technique called, Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique or BEST. Humans are not grand-master wizards that can detect bio-energetic (whatever that is) pulse...

Chiropractors: microdiscectomy, disc protrusion, pain management doctor
disc protrusion, pain management doctor, conservative methods: Scott, If she does not have pain in her leg, only in her buttock, then she should try conservative methods first, before going into surgery. Has she tried PT, Chiropractic, or anything else? How long has she had this problem? If it s new, then she...

Chiropractors: muscle movement, sensory change, muscle movement
sensory change, muscle movement, lumbar region: Absolutely!!! If you have pinching to the nerves to the hand, you will not only have a sensory change, but also a motor change (movement). I would suggest you find a chiropractor that isn t afraid to work on someone with herniations; when done correctly,...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, disc herniation, health care providers
disc herniation, health care providers, jump rope: I can t comment on your condition or prognosis specifically, but as a general comment, continued cervical spinal symptoms while undergoing appropriate conservative care is an indication for additional testing, such as MRI, to rule out disc herniation or some...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, jump rope, rhomboids
jump rope, rhomboids, levator: see what the MRI reveals; if it is negative, I would have no fear in returning to your working out. Even if there should be a disc problem, working out is not out of the question. You may be sore to the touch from the PT; the muscles are probably being...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, chiropractic, neck pain
chiropractic, neck pain, curve loss: Dear Avi, Considering the information you have relayed from your doctors and physical therapist, you are doing the right things to recover. I would suggest that you need to incorporate some good deep tissue massage/mobilization techniques though to address...

Chiropractors: Neck problems, rehab exercises, physical therapist
rehab exercises, physical therapist, chiropractor: I would check with either a chiropractor or physical therapist. This seems, from your description and without an exam, like it may be a muscular issue that needs to be addressed. Therapies such as heat, e-stim, etc, and rehab exercises may be very beneficial...

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

Chiropractors: neck pain, chiropractic, st louis
chiropractic, st louis, best chiropractor: Kim, You can probably try to have massages done every day and/or apply a heating pad for 20 minutes on and 1 hour off as often as needed. The reason that you are having these knots if they are chronic, is most likely due to an underlying structural imbalance,...

Chiropractors: neck pain chest and tricep partial paralysis, pec muscles, partial paralysis
pec muscles, partial paralysis, weight lifter: Bulging discs that are not impinging directly on a spinal nerve root or the spinal cord typically produce localized inflammation around that region of the spinal without symptoms in other body parts, which probably explains the localized spinal tenderness...

Chiropractors: numb fingers, pins and needles, numb fingers
pins and needles, numb fingers, three fingers: It is possible that you have an overuse injury between the wrist and the shoulder, causing a pinch to the nerves, causing your numbness. A good chiropractor should be able to asses and treat it, and if there is something more serious causing it, refer you...

Chiropractors: numbness in leg, peripheral nerve injury, nerve root compression
peripheral nerve injury, nerve root compression, numbness in leg: Dear Paula, A continual loss of sensation over the entire leg needs to be checked out. This could be the result of nerve root compression in the low back or peripheral nerve injury in the leg...this should be examined. Always better safe than sorry...

Chiropractors: Pelvis or back problem, disc herniation, muscular strains
disc herniation, muscular strains, hip flexor: Mark, Firstly, please understand that I cannot give you a diagnosis via the Internet. Secondly, in general, injuries similar to the one you described are usually muscular strains. Sometimes, if a person has a structurally weakened or stressed disc,...

Chiropractors: Pelvis or back problem, Staten Island performance improvement, Staten Island Back Pain
Staten Island performance improvement, Staten Island Back Pain: Pelvis or back problem Hello Mark, I am sorry to hear of your pain, your condition. This pain, returning as it has is a chronic condition, and requires a health professional to evaluate it, and possibly a regimen of care for a period of time....

Chiropractors: Pelvis or back problem, left hand side, muscle imbalances
left hand side, muscle imbalances, tissue work: Hello Mark, You may want to have some deep soft tissue work on the lumber spine and glutes. This will help reduce tension on the spine and irritated nerves. A hour massage on the low back then a adjustment from a Chiropractor will give you the...

Chiropractors: Please Help!, soft tissue injuries, back muscles
soft tissue injuries, back muscles, lumbar strain: I would suggest checking with a good chiropractor that also focuses on soft tissue injuries. From what you describe, in addition to possible misalignment, you may have spasm of the Psoas/Iliacus muscles. When these are injured, they pull your body forwards,...

Chiropractors: Prolonger Neck/Back pain after loud pop, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: Staten Island Neck Pain, Hello Wayne, I am sorry to hear of your neck pain. Will this pain eventually go away or is there something wrong? Yes, this pain will eventually go away. Even if you do nothing. But the pain disappearing does not...

Chiropractors: back pain, back pain, teenager
back pain, teenager, chiropractic: Dear Tyler, Please stop having your friends crack your back...they are likely doing more harm than good as the techniques are not specific to the offending tissue. Not to mention, chiropractors devote 4 years of their lives after their undergraduate...

Chiropractors: pain and chiropractic, trigger point therapy, muscle spasm
trigger point therapy, muscle spasm, nerve pain: Either the adjustment or the trigger point therapy is aggravating the site temporarily, but I don t think I would be too concerned as long as the treatment is helping. You can try applying ice after the adjustment; 20 minutes on and 30 off, repeating that...

Chiropractors: popping tendon - ankle, soft tissue injuries, muscle belly
soft tissue injuries, muscle belly, intense exercise: Aloha Katy, Often PT consists of stretching and exercise, but not physically working on the affect tendon and muscle it is attached to. In a overuse condition the muscle becomes chronically tight causing tension to the tendon pulling on the bone...

Chiropractors: Rib dislocation, rib dislocation, skeletal development
rib dislocation, skeletal development, roller coaster: Hi Sherman, Are you sure it is a rib dislocation? Was X-ray taken to confirm this? Also look for any sign of swelling or purplish mark at the bump. Your son is 9 years old so his skeletal development is still growing and has not yet to be solidified...

Chiropractors: Right Arm pain, forearm pain, hands tingle and first two fingers go numb, right arm pain, forearm pain
right arm pain, forearm pain, low level laser: There are a few approaches, depending on what caused it. Electrical stimulation, ultrasound, myofascial release, low level laser, etc., are all treatments that can help. Also, misalignments in the forearm can cause pinching of the nerves, leading to the...

Chiropractors: relief, nerve conduction tests, developmental anomaly
nerve conduction tests, developmental anomaly, nerve roots: Does your chiropractor do any therapies on you? They may want to try electrical stimulation on the path of the sciatic nerve. Another avenue to try is treating this as deep muscle pain (gamma pain). It is usually associated with a cord injury or problem....

Chiropractors: rib injury from drop table treatment, fracture dislocation, rib fractures
fracture dislocation, rib fractures, adequate answers: Rib injury Hello Randy, Sorry to hear of your pain, possible rib problem. ....resected chiropractor .... ; I do not know what a resected chiropractor is. I do not think it has much bearing on the question, but if it does- please re-contact...

Chiropractors: rib popping out of place, muscle tendon, tissue work
muscle tendon, tissue work, pain discomfort: Hello Mark, Glad to hear you had some relief from the Chiropractic treatment. When ribs displace they can radiate pain from the spine (where they insert to the vertebrae) around to the chest or vice versa. Often the soft tissue (muscle, tendon, ligaments)...

Chiropractors: rib and upper back pain, sports injury chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor
sports injury chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor: back pain, rib pain, chipping rib Hello Theresa, Sorry to hear of your son s complaint. You do not mention your son s age. You do specifically locate the pain: 3rd rib, left side. Who has given this pinpoint location?- Doctor s ,,, trainers...

Chiropractors: Scoliosis and The Clear Institute, treatment protocols, scoliosis
treatment protocols, scoliosis, armpits: John, My opinion: When Dr. Woggon can publish a valid piece of research to prove any validity to his treatment protocols, then I d support him 100%. Until then, there is no sure method of reducing scoliosis. As Dr. Woggon if you ll get all your money...

Chiropractors: SI Joint, chiropractic adjustments, lower back pain
chiropractic adjustments, lower back pain, sciatic nerve: Ian, This really sounds like a lumbar disc problem. Was that MRI of the lumbar spine? An irritated disc will cause all the symptoms you describe. The disc doesn t have to be protruded or extruded to cause leg symptoms. It can simply be irritated and...

Chiropractors: Slipped rib, long thoracic nerve, chiropractic field
long thoracic nerve, chiropractic field, cardiothoracic surgeon: Doug, Should a rib need to be removed surgically, a cardiothoracic surgeon would probably be the surgeon to do so. However, a chronically displaced rib is most likely the result of a muscular imbalance. A physical therapist or a sports chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Spinal alignment, duplex kidney, thorasic spine
duplex kidney, thorasic spine, spinal curvature: Steven, Tape is used very often, just like you described, in treating musculoskeletal conditions. There is no harm done to use tape. If it feels good and enables you to perform your sport, then you should continue to use it. Regarding alignment, it...

Chiropractors: Spinal stiffness and pain during hyperextensions, staten island yoga, sports injury chiropractor
staten island yoga, sports injury chiropractor, sports injury chiropractic: Staten Island Yoga, Staten Island Sports Chiropractic Hello Priya, Sorry to hear of your spinal stiffness and pain during yoga. Congratulations on doing the yoga. Keep up the yoga to get health, stay fit, keep flexible! ....I have...

Chiropractors: Spinal stiffness and pain during hyperextensions, climbing up stairs, hyperextensions
climbing up stairs, hyperextensions, yoga class: I would suggest you see a chiropractor to make sure there are no mechanical hindrances to your extensions. If you can find one that is sports oriented, all the better, as they may address any soft tissue components to your problem, and help with a good rehab...

Chiropractors: Spondylolisthesis / Sciatica, graston technique, myofascial release technique
graston technique, myofascial release technique, mckenzie method: Lindsey, Go to the gym! Hire a personal trainer for a few sessions and they will show you everything you need to know. Having a personal trainer will be the best way to go. Once at the gym, you will learn to use the equipment. Also, as you condition...

Chiropractors: safety, appropriate plan of care, dental bite change, ? of possible stroke due to neck adjustments, disc protrusion, disc herniation
disc protrusion, disc herniation, neck adjustments: Heather, I meant that a chiropractor that employs a variety of methods, not just a drop piece, etc., is a better bet. In some cases that included exercises, strengthening, or even ergonomic considerations. It is hard for a DC to fill every role in every...

Chiropractors: severe leg cramp & muscle pain, mystery pain, leg cramp
mystery pain, leg cramp, muscle cramps: It sounds as if there is a pinch in one of the nerves running down the leg, whether in the spine, or just below. I would suggest a good chiropractor; one that also deals with soft tissue. They should be able to assess and treat this, as well as set you up...

Chiropractors: shoulder pain, rotator cuff tendon, slap lesion
rotator cuff tendon, slap lesion, biceps tendon: Jeremy, You may still have osteolysis at the distal clavicle. It could be that simple. You also could have a SLAP lesion (Superior Labrum Anterior to Posterior) where the biceps tendon traverses into your shoulder joint. Either way, your case truly requires...

Chiropractors: spider/varicose veins, chiropractic literature, chiropractic field
chiropractic literature, chiropractic field, muscle cramp: Gina, My apologies for the delay in responding to your interesting question. Spider veins, or telangiectasiae, are small dilated blood vessels that appear superficially under the skin, more commonly in women. I am unaware of, and was unable to find...

Chiropractors: TMD, eye twitches, eye twitch
eye twitches, eye twitch, botox injections: Hello Lorrie, Yes, the hard splint may have caused some of your symptoms. You will definitely know when you switch over. When treating TMD it is important to work on the affected muscles inside and outside of the jaw (especially the pterygoids). ...

Chiropractors: Toe injury, pain, foot
pain, foot, feet: Feona, Those types of shots have side effects and some of which are weaker ligaments as a result which could lead to a future injury. What you need to do is go to a doctor that will look for the cause and look to correct that cause. If you had an injury...

Chiropractors: Twisted Sacrum, twisted sacrum, tuesday morning
twisted sacrum, tuesday morning, tissue work: Tension in the supporting muscles and ligaments of the pelvis as a whole can cause recurrence of your symptoms. Piriformis stretching, Psoas stretching and strengthening, etc., will go a long way toward helping to decrease the recurrence. Soft tissue work,...

Chiropractors: tricep and chest partial paralysis, disk bulges, decompression
disk bulges, decompression, chiropractic: Dear David, Short and quick answer...I would suggest that you seek out the care of a local chiropractor who has an intervertebral disk decompression machine in the office. When you look for this online/phone book/advertisements etc...you need to make sure...

Chiropractors: twisted back, free gift certificates, spinal alignment
free gift certificates, spinal alignment, spinous: I would suggest you find a chiropractor that deals with soft tissue as well as spinal alignment. You should have some normal lateral movement of the spinous away from the midline. The chiropractor may not have re-aligned you wrongly. Many times, adjustments...

Chiropractors: twisted my back over a week ago, still hurts, upper spine, shoulder blade
upper spine, shoulder blade, heat pad: Hello Desiree, You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic. The traumatic injury you suffered can subluxate (move out of place) the vertebrae and ribs causing extreme sharp pain. Often this pain will radiate to the chest following the affected...

Chiropractors: Unable to move after adjustement - help!!, gentle technique, excruciating pain
gentle technique, excruciating pain, emergency number: It is not normal to have excruciating pain after an adjustment. Occasionally there can be some discomfort, but this usually doesn t last for five days. What is he doing that he was taking it easy and then being more aggressive. Adjusting is adjusting, only...

Chiropractors: vertigo & loss of hearing, balance, hearing
balance, hearing, loss: James, Here is a quick bit about the 8th nerve: This is the nerve along which the sensory cells (the hair cells) of the inner ear transmit information to the brain. It consists of the cochlear nerve, carrying information about hearing, and the vestibular...

Chiropractors: my 12 yr old son neck pain, manipulation techniques, pain in the left side
manipulation techniques, pain in the left side, muscle tension: Latanya, I can t provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet, but in general, neck pain on one side with one shoulder higher than the other is often caused by muscle tension creating skeletal distortion. I recommend that your son be evaluated by a chiropractor...

Chiropractors: 2yr old child with a seizure disorder, staten island chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractor
staten island chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic: Staten Island Chiropractor Hello Panna, I am sorry to hear of your daughter s problems. She was born two years ago, and about two months ago started exhibiting symptoms. Do you feel the birth injury - ....She had two loops of the umblical...

Chiropractors: 3 month childs erbs palsy treatment, staten island erbs palsy
staten island erbs palsy: staten island erbs palsy, Hello Sharmila Mahendran, I am sorry to hear of your child s palsy. Erb s Palsy is usually the result of injury sustained at birth. Staten Island Erb s Palsy cases, luckily, are rare. In 26+ years of practice I have seen...

Chiropractors: abdominal/back pain, staten island back pain, staten island psoas pain
staten island back pain, staten island psoas pain, victor dolan: staten island back pain, staten island psoas pain, performance improvement Hello Jennifer, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. I am surprised your doctor did not initiate treatment to clear the psoas involvement. .....I was recently...

Chiropractors: anterior disc herniation, Anterior Disc Protrusion
Anterior Disc Protrusion: Anelie, It is generally believed that anterior disc herniation is not a problem since there is no direct impingement of neural tissue. But, tell that to the person with lower back pain... We do not always know the cause of back pain. There are cases...

Chiropractors: Left arm pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, staten island arm pain
Staten Island Chiropractic, staten island arm pain: arm pain Hello Pamela, I am sorry to hear of your left arm pain. Your description/ question is short and sweet. I must make many assumptions to answer your questions. If you feel I have missed the boat in my assumptions, please re-contact...

Chiropractors: my atlas will not stay in, soft tissues, sphenoid bone
soft tissues, sphenoid bone, arm pain: Austin, First, consider that the problem may not be your atlas being in place or out of place. What if there is no such thing as an atlas out of place?! Before you go and do prolotherapy, try working with someone that can address soft tissues (not bones...

Chiropractors: breast massage, breast massage, elbow pain
breast massage, elbow pain, pectorals: There are muscles in the chest (pectorals) that MAY be inflamed (they hook to the front of the shoulder, and could cause tension, affecting the muscles down into the arm), but I think it is a long shot, and think the chiropractor is out of line on this one....

Chiropractors: Can Chiropractors Treat Scoliosis, american academy of family practitioners, orthopedic clinics of north america
american academy of family practitioners, orthopedic clinics of north america, orthopedic clinics of north: Some proprietary chiropractic techniques establish as a treatment goal the correction abnormal spinal curves, and the proponents of these techniques have published numerous reports showing that this is possible. However, there is little evidence beyond...

Chiropractors: cervical herniation C6, 7, cervical herniation, trigger point therapy
cervical herniation, trigger point therapy, cervical adjustments: Joni, I don t know what your current treatment frequency is. You stated you ve gone to a chiro for 15 years. Treating 3x/week is different than 2x/year for 15 years. So I don t know what your current treatment pattern is. Regardless, assuming you are...

Chiropractors: chiropractic overmanipulation, soft tissue massage, soft tissue mobilization
soft tissue massage, soft tissue mobilization, pilate exercises: Hi Ann, Sorry, but I thought I responded to this a few days ago...I guess it didn t go through. If you didn t go in with a neck problem, and the doctor did not examine your neck or find any problems with your neck that required joint manipulation, then...

Chiropractors: chronic neck &spine pain &new injury, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Rebecca, I am sorry to hear of your complaint/ pain/ condition. Thank you for all of your information. You have a spinal problem. You have a musculo-skeletal problem. My recommendation is simple: See your local Doctor of Chiropractic. The...

Chiropractors: ct scan help, fractured clavical, soft tissue edema
fractured clavical, soft tissue edema, stress fracture: It wounds as if, when the spine was developing, an area of C1 didn t turn completely to bone, leaving a thin slice of cartilage which shows in the CT scan. This is a normal anomaly, an usually not a concern. The pain management docs should be able to help...

Chiropractors: ct scan reading, Staten Island Volunteer Ambulance, Staten Island Auto Accident
Staten Island Volunteer Ambulance, Staten Island Auto Accident: Staten Island Volunteer Ambulance , Staten Island Auto Accident Hello Chris, Sorry to hear of your accident/ injury. First, let me say that this question would BEST be answered by one of my Radiologist Colleagues (MD Radiologist, - or - DC...

Chiropractors: ct scan reading, fractured clavical, soft tissue edema
fractured clavical, soft tissue edema, stress fracture: Chris, This most likely is an artifact on the CT. The second option is that you cracked it a long time ago. If it was a fresh, new, obvious (gross) fracture, the CT image would have been more distinct and the radiologist would have called it. Also,...

Chiropractors: Dislocation of back rib ends, sciatica, rib dislocation
sciatica, rib dislocation, chiropractic: Dear Jeff, First of all dislocation of any joint is a pretty big problem, and I am not sure that I would classify you as having multiple dislocations of the rib heads from the vertebral joint spaces...this would be a very rare condition. However, you can...

Chiropractors: Two different chiropractors with different techniques., cranial bones, exercise program
cranial bones, exercise program, chiropractor: Hi Janie, I can understand your bewilderment at DC-2 compared to DC-1. Most DC s do standard high-velocity manipulation, utilizing a rapid and short thrust through a joint. Anything short of this is considered to be mobilization, and not manipulation....

Chiropractors: disc prolapse and taekwondo, victor dolan, dc
victor dolan, dc: Hello Nitya, I am sorry to hear of your daughter s condition. First- in person, hands on examination, evaluation is the BEST way to answer you. See your local Doctor of Chiropractic for a better answer to this. .....is it advisable to again join...

Chiropractors: disk bulge, staten island disk bulge, staten island disk herniation
staten island disk bulge, staten island disk herniation, staten island automobile accident: disk bulge, disk herniation, staten island disk bulge, staten island disk herniation, staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident, MVA Hello John, I am sorry to hear about your automobile accident (MVA = motor vehicle accident)...

Chiropractors: does djd cause sacralization?, fifth lumbar vertebra, skeletal structure
fifth lumbar vertebra, skeletal structure, degenerative joint disease: No - sacralization is when part of the fifth lumbar vertebra develops characteristics of the sacrum, the skeletal structure directly below it, presumably as the result of a genetic defect. Generally, sacralization does not produce significant symptoms, but...

Chiropractors: Extreme Pack Pain Prior to Bowel Movement, Staten Island Pain
Staten Island Pain: Staten Island Pain Patient Hello Kimberlyn, I am sorry to hear of your pain. Now we have to get to the CAUSE of it. Pain is your body talking to you. Pain is the LAST thing that comes in a problem, AFTER damage is being done, so we want to know---...

Chiropractors: elbow pain/triceps, repetitive strain injuries, fibrotic lesions
repetitive strain injuries, fibrotic lesions, tendon attachment: Wai, You need to get appropriate treatment! Find a chiropractor via www.grastontechnique.com You probably do not have a triceps rupture. You most likely have tendon irritation. Thus, you must get appropriate treatment for the tendons. If the chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Mononucleosis or head injury, 4 months, forehead
Chiropractors: Mononucleosis or head injury, 4 months, forehead, mono

Chiropractors: Pinched Nerve, blood pressure cuff, tingling and numbness
Chiropractors: Pinched Nerve, blood pressure cuff, tingling and numbness, cheek

Chiropractors: rotator cuff, rotator cuff tear, torn rotator cuff
Chiropractors: rotator cuff, rotator cuff tear, torn rotator cuff, chiropractor

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

Chiropractors: frozen shoulder, Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Staten Island Frozen Shoulder
Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Staten Island Frozen Shoulder, Staten Island Adhesiv: Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Staten Island Frozen Shoulder, Staten Island Adhesive Capsulitis, M.U.A. Hello Kathy, I am sorry to hear of your Frozen Shoulder. I assume you have been given this Diagnosis by your DC or MD. ...

Chiropractors: Groin /back /buttock pain, disc lesion, cox technique
disc lesion, cox technique, right groin pain: Hi Maureen, You probably have an irritated or protruded lumbar disc, likely the 3rd or 4th. I don t know what treatments means, but as long as it s not making your symptoms worse then continue. Treatment, at best, would include flexion-distraction...

Chiropractors: Hip Injury, hip flexor, groin area
hip flexor, groin area, leg area: I would start with a stretch of the Psoas/Iliacus muscles. Both, when in spasm, can give you the symptoms you describe. I would also suggest a good chiropractor to address the issue. Although the MRI came back negative, that means negative from a fracture/pathology...

Chiropractors: Hip Joint, adductors, stretching
adductors, stretching, PNF: Dear Al, Popping of the joints can be the result of a few different circumstances. First: when a joint is restricted in motion, gas such as carbon dioxide and nitrogen can build up inside the capsule that surrounds the joint. When the fixation is finally...

Chiropractors: hip pain, staten island doctor of chiropractic
staten island doctor of chiropractic: Hello Shawn, I am sorry to hear of your pain. Don t you want to know what is causing this pain? Bed too soft? too hard? sleep in an awkward position? overwork at work? from playing a sport? from some underlying pathology? is it getting better??,...

Chiropractors: My husband is complaining of back pain, staten island back pain, staten island nutrition
staten island back pain, staten island nutrition, staten island diet: staten island back pain, staten island nutrition, staten island diet, Hello Michele M., I am sorry to hear that your husband is complaining of Back Pain. I am sorry to hear that you have to listen to and live with it also! .....He went...

Chiropractors: Irritated Ulnar Nerve, nerve test, nerve irritation
nerve test, nerve irritation, lifting weights: Without a proper exam it would be a little difficult to diagnose, but it sounds as if there is a repetitive stress disorder at the elbow, affecting the ulna. A visit to a good chiropractor, that deals with extremities and soft tissue injuries, should be able...

Chiropractors: Knee Clicking, knee clicking, walking up stairs
knee clicking, walking up stairs, pain in the knee: Your knee can click for many reasons; without a hands on exam it is difficult to diagnose. However, the impact of running could have caused some inflammation, leading to the clicking. From a mechanical standpoint, a misalignment of the knee joint could lead...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain after bending backwards, reflex inhibition, nerve signal
reflex inhibition, nerve signal, thigh muscles: John, Bending backwards takes pressure off of lumbar discs. Bending forwards puts pressure on the discs especially when bent at about 30 degrees forward (e.g. bending at the sink to shave). Prolonged sitting loads the discs, and it s worse if you sit...

Chiropractors: Lower right Biceps tear, biceps tear
biceps tear: Gary, Sounds like you popped the tendon completely and the muscle has retracted to some degree. If you do a biceps curl with your palm facing up does a lump appear above the non-existent zone? The sooner the better for MRI if you did pop it and need...

Chiropractors: lumbar spinal fusion or try chiropractor, lumbar spinal fusion, cox technique
lumbar spinal fusion, cox technique, l5 s1: Hi Denice, Not knowing anything at all about your back condition, all I can say is that if you have not tried a decompressive type of manipulation such as Cox technique or flexion-distraction technique, then it s worthwhile trying. The worst that can...

Chiropractors: Mononucleosis or head injury, headaches, pressure
headaches, pressure, chiropractic: All right Sarah, thanks for the follow-up. From what you have described, this definitely could be the result on the inner ear issue...especially since the Eustachian tube is in a horizontal position. This is the main reason why children get ear infections...

Chiropractors: muscle weakness - triceps/shoulder, staten island muscle weakness, staten island shoulder pain
staten island muscle weakness, staten island shoulder pain, victor dolan: muscle weakness - triceps/shoulder , shoulder pain , staten island muscle weakness Hello Stuart, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. I am sorry to hear that this condition has been persisting for many months now. I am glad to hear that...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, american chiropractor, high velocity
american chiropractor, high velocity, top doc: Caroline, You should never have experienced this. If you had a neck problem prior to the adjustment, then it s obvious that he caused your problem. Was there a history taken? Physical examination? Or did he just go and do a high velocity manipulation?...

Chiropractors: Neck and upper left back/shoulder pain., shoulder injury, chiropractic
shoulder injury, chiropractic, surgery: Dear Miko, WOW, you have such and injurious history...much more so than normal patients with neck and shoulder problems. At this point Miko, I would recommend that you pursue the surgical options because a Bankhart lesion is not going to get better with...

Chiropractors: back and neck injuries, staten island automobile accident, victor dolan
staten island automobile accident, victor dolan: Hello Randy, Sorry to hear of your complaints. I am sorry to hear of your pain. .....In August 2001 I jumped off a 70 high bridge into the Columbia river while on vacation in Washington..... , not trying to be funny,,, this could certainly be...

Chiropractors: numbness in neck, undue tension, severe headaches
undue tension, severe headaches, mid back: Without an examination, it is hard to diagnose, but is sounds as if there is some undue tension, probably originating from the mid back, and pulling up into the neck. There are muscles that originate there, and travel upward to the neck and the base of the...

Chiropractors: Back Pain, L5 DIsc
L5 DIsc: Ian, So much for those experts that couldn t diagnose something that is text-book obvious... You need to try the McKenzie approach to attempt to offload the disc. This means finding trunk positions that alleviate the pain and take it out of your...

Chiropractors: Pain in the chest, x rays, doctor of chiropractic
x rays, doctor of chiropractic, o brien: Hello Matt, You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic, they will be able to palpate the area and determine if x-rays are needed. Often you can displace a rib/s which cause similar pain, if so the Chiropractor will be able to adjust (move back into...

Chiropractors: Pain on scalp (child), tension headaches, tight muscles
tension headaches, tight muscles, cluster type: The muscle tightness you describe is consistent with cluster type headaches. Myofascial release of the sub-occipital muscles, and the temporal muscles can be greatly beneficial. It is a shame your dr. will not give a referral; some can be close minded. ...

Chiropractors: Pain on scalp (child), staten island children chiropractic
staten island children chiropractic: Thank you for your followup comments. It came across to me as a question, so I have to write an answer. Good Luck. It sounds like just a few adjustments may be able to help your son. Most Doctors of Chiropractic have a patient base from just a few...

Chiropractors: Pain on scalp (child), soft tissue massage, suboccipital muscles
soft tissue massage, suboccipital muscles, move bones: Hello April, Chiropractic treatment should be 2-3x per week, as symptoms decrease the treatments can be decreased. Chiropractic treatment and massage to the cervical spine is very important! Soft tissue massage to the suboccipital muscles greatly...

Chiropractors: Pinched Nerve, low level laser, blood pressure machine
low level laser, blood pressure machine, exact areas: First, I would like to apologize for the tardiness of my reply: I was away from all technology for the weekend. If the cuff was too tight, it may have caused a pressure injury to the nerve, leading to a pinch. Given time, the pinch can heal on its own. ...

Chiropractors: Pregnancy with Neck & Back Pain, lidoderm patches, degenerative disk disease
lidoderm patches, degenerative disk disease, cervical radiculopathy: Hi Amanda, I am sorry to hear that you are suffering greatly during your pregnancy. There is hope for your neck and low back pain. Acupuncture and Chiropractic can help with the pain without endangering your pregnancy. It sounds like the cervical...

Chiropractors: Back pain, staten island back pain, lumbar degeneration
staten island back pain, lumbar degeneration, loss of lumbar lordosis: Back Pain, back spasm, lumbar degeneration, loss of lumbar lordosis, staten island back pain, Hello Deepak, I am sorry to hear of your back pain. I am sorry to hear you are having degeneration at 30 years old. Back pain is very common. Walking...

Chiropractors: back pain, MRI, facet hypertrophy
MRI, facet hypertrophy, disc bulge: Dear Camie, This is very jumbled and contains numerous amounts of information that should not be included on an MRI report. Furthermore, it appears to just contain a list of conditions, x-ray findings and CPR classes which is very peculiar. It seems as...

Chiropractors: pain at base of left side of neck, dr. victor dolan
dr. victor dolan: Joni, Hello Again, Thanks for the followup. ....Why do I have such muscle involvement? .... , muscles are a part of the Vertebral Subluxation Complex. The muscle involvement is usually secondary, or symptomatic of the irritated (pinched) nerve, which...

Chiropractors: pain in low back, staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island low back pain
staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island low back pain, victor dolan: low back pain, staten island lower back pain, staten island vertebral subluxation Hello Malik, I am sorry to hear of your lower back pain. Thank you for including your Xray written report. Your Xray does help rule out much pathology. There...

Chiropractors: Back pain between shoulder blades, muscles of the spine, pain between shoulder blades
muscles of the spine, pain between shoulder blades, google search: without a proper examination, it is hard to say exactly what is happening. However, you may have caused just a simple strain of the extensor muscles of the spine, judging from your onset of symptoms and causation. I would suggest gentle forward bending of...

Chiropractors: patella femoral pain, knee scoped, cortisone injection
knee scoped, cortisone injection, patella tendon: Dear Heidi, It sounds like your knee condition need to be dealt with aggressively. The goal is to relax the muscle. Since this is a chronic condition, you may have scar tissues or trigger points or knots in the muscles. Treatment should be aimed at breaking...

Chiropractors: patella femoral pain, knee scoped, cortisone injection
knee scoped, cortisone injection, patella tendon: Heidi, This is a complicated situation and you have asked several questions. First, this is not a diagnosis or a prognosis of your condition. Generally speaking, if you have not experienced any relief with the current therapy that you are receiving,...

Chiropractors: patella femoral pain, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Heidi, I am sorry to hear of your condition. You state you are 18y/o - this is helpful= you are young. Young = greater ability to heal. You also state you have C.P., so you have had a problem your entire life- 18 years. You have a complicated...

Chiropractors: patella femoral pain, facet joint pain, knee scoped
facet joint pain, knee scoped, cortisone injection: I am not sure how long the acupuncture should take to work, but I have seen it happen within 3-5 visits. The knee pain can also be addressed by using muscle stim, ultrasound, myofascial release, and low level laser treatment. all of these can be quite effective...

Chiropractors: plantar faciitis, plantar faciitis, low level laser
plantar faciitis, low level laser, ankle bones: Yes! www.grastontechnique.com Though it is not just chiropractors doing it - it is a treatment that chiropractors (mostly) do. There is little evidence that manipulation of the foot or ankle bones improve plantar fascitis. There was one article published...

Chiropractors: rib spine pain, rib pain, back pain
rib pain, back pain, chiropractic: Dear Matt, I have seen this actual presentation many times a year in my clinic and the presentation is almost always the same. Primary complaint is back and rib pain that can be constant or intermittent and very intense, but with no radiation to the shoulder,...

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

Chiropractors: Sciatica in Teenager, sciatica, inflammation
sciatica, inflammation, chiropractic: Dear Kati, First of all sciatica is BS diagnosis. It only indicates a range of symptomatology and does not tell you anything about what is the actual cause of the problem. Sciatica implies irritation/inflammation and/or compression of the sciatic nerve...

Chiropractors: Shoulder pain, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Diane, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. I will cut to the chase . ....Could these two problems be caused by the same thing ?.... Probably Not. Highly unlikely. .....Could seeing a chiropractor help?.... Yes. please see book:...

Chiropractors: Spina Bifida and Gym exercises, tingling sensation, exercise programme
tingling sensation, exercise programme, pain killers: Dear Jan, Usually exercises involve stabilizing your core such as crunches that build the abs are good one. Make sure you pay attention to your body. If there is pain in your low back or the tingling sensation at your toe is felt, then stop and back off...

Chiropractors: shoulder injury, mri arthrogram, starter rope
mri arthrogram, starter rope, frozen shoulder: Benjamin, Get an MRI! Otherwise everything is guesswork. If your chiropractor has any reason to believe that there is a labral (cartilage) defect, then do an MRI-Arthrogram. There is absolutely no other advice that can be offered without first seeing...

Chiropractors: spina bifida occulta and leg pain, swine flu, low back pain
swine flu, low back pain, apparent injury: I would definitely go to your doctor first and have any problems ruled out, and make sure it is not worsening. Having SBO may have altered the mechanics of the lower spine, in which case a trip to a good chiropractor should be able to help alleviate the pain...

Chiropractors: TENS, staten island TENS, staten island nonsurgical spinal decompression
staten island TENS, staten island nonsurgical spinal decompression, noninvasive spinal decompress: Low back pain, nonsurgical spinal decompression, TENS, spinal mua, spinal manipulation under anesthesia Alex, I am sorry to hear of your spouse s condition. Degenerative discs often respond to conservative chiropractic care. Since this has failed,...

Chiropractors: thanks for your answer, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Chris, Thank you for your followup question. ....HISTORY/INDICATION: injury with history of fracture, neck pain..... , this phrase does not indicate old or new. We have to document WHY a particular test is done. This phrase MAY mean that...

Chiropractors: triceps, elbow area, resistance exercise
elbow area, resistance exercise, push ups: First, I would like to apologize for the tardiness of my reply: I was away from all technology for the weekend. If the tendon is ruptured, you should see a shortened bundle of muscle where the muscle is contracted. You may want to try ice massage on the...

Chiropractors: Upper jaw, high arched palate, upper jaw
high arched palate, upper jaw, tardiness: First, I would like to apologize for the tardiness of my reply: I was away from all technology for the weekend. I would be hesitant to try any direct treatment of the palate when so many things can change relative to the shape during the growing phase. ...

Chiropractors: Upper back pain and symptoms, circulation issue, spine area
circulation issue, spine area, upper spine: Hi Sandy, The pain and numbness below the elbow would not be caused by the injury at the thoracic spine (area between shoulder blades). This is more toward the neck area. Numbness and tingling would point more toward blood circulation issue. Most likely...

Chiropractors: walking shoes or running shoes for back pain, walking shoes, running shoes
walking shoes, running shoes, o brien: Hello Dusty, Running shoes will have more support and cushioning. Brooks and Asics are two good brands to try. Always remember to ice the S.I. joint as this will bring down the inflammation..2-3x per day. Have a great day, Dr. Brendon O Brien...

Chiropractors: 4 yr old tendons popping over bone, pediatric orthopedist, ankle bone
pediatric orthopedist, ankle bone, laxness: Without an actual hands on exam, it would be difficult to peg. But, I think I might want a second opinion. It is common for young children to have an amount of laxness in joints, allowing a greater amount of movement, but they should not be painful. You...

Chiropractors: 5,7,9 th cranial nerves, low level laser, facial paralysis
low level laser, facial paralysis, cranial nerves: The nerves involved, V-Trigeminal, VII-Facial, and IX-Glossopharyngeal, are involved in both sensory and motor functions of the areas affected. I would suggest she have an exam by a neurologist. Problems in the brainstem can lead to some of the symptoms...

Chiropractors: Ankle Pain, Staten Island Ankle Pain
Staten Island Ankle Pain: Staten Island Ankle Pain Hello Cassi, I am sorry to hear of your pain. .....My ankle is popping every time i move it and it is extremely painful..... - The body makes sounds; snaps, crackles, pops, creaks are common, and not worrisome,,,,...

Chiropractors: Bicep muscle injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Geoffrey, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep moves laterally- left or right, or medially or laterally when placed under load. Have you ever specifically injured your right arm?, have you ever injured your right...

Chiropractors: Bicep muscle injury, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Geoffrey, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep moves laterally- left or right, or medially or laterally when placed under load. Have you ever specifically injured your right arm?, have you ever injured your right...

Chiropractors: Bicep muscle injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Geoffrey, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep moves laterally- left or right, or medially or laterally when placed under load. Have you ever specifically injured your right arm?, have you ever injured your right...

Chiropractors: Bicep muscle injury, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Geoffrey, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep moves laterally- left or right, or medially or laterally when placed under load. Have you ever specifically injured your right arm?, have you ever injured your right...

Chiropractors: Bicep muscle, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Geoffrey, I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep moves laterally- left or right, or medially or laterally when placed under load. Have you ever specifically injured your right arm?, have you ever injured your right...

Chiropractors: Broken Ribs, level laser therapy, upper ribs
level laser therapy, upper ribs, low level laser: Ribs need time to heal. The grinding in the ribs could mean they are rubbing and you could hear it. Unlike years ago where they wrapped the ribs, they do not do that now to avoid pneumonia. If you can find someone that uses low level laser therapy in your...

Chiropractors: Cervical & Lumbar Subluxations, cervical curve, horrible headaches
cervical curve, horrible headaches, lower back pain: I am not one to put a number on the number of visits that it takes to make corrections; it could happen after one or 20. Why would he use less intense treatments if you aren t going for the 72 visits? In essence what he is saying is that you would get substandard...

Chiropractors: Chronic Vertigo, staten island vertigo, staten island dizziness
staten island vertigo, staten island dizziness, proprioception: staten island vertigo, staten island dizziness, proprioception Hello Cathy, I am sorry to hear of your complaints, of your vertigo condition. .....The question I have is regarding prolotherapy injections in and around the tiny neck ligaments...

Chiropractors: cervical disc rupture, tranqulizer, pain meds
tranqulizer, pain meds, disc material: Lee, Thank you for your question. Disc herniations can be thought of as either contained or non-contained, with containment referring the location of the inner gel-like disc material, called the nucleus pulposus. Basically, the various terms to...

Chiropractors: cervical spinal stenosis, victor dolan
victor dolan: Hello Ann, I am sorry to hear of your husband s complaints. ....Could cervical spinal stenosis elicit a symptom similar to a TIA - a moment of confusion and slurred words?.... I do not think so. Further Neurologic Consult is an excellent avenue....

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

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

Chiropractors: Deciding on a treatment program, neck and shoulder pain, spine area
neck and shoulder pain, spine area, thoracic spine: Hi Elaine, Your concerns are quite justified. I ve responded in several previous posts on this topic. It is a personal choice to see a chiropractor when you are feeling okay and only have minor aches and pains, just like it would be if you chose to get...

Chiropractors: Degenerative disc disease questions, long thoracic nerve, degenerative disc disease
long thoracic nerve, degenerative disc disease, long thoracic nerve palsy: I would suggest a chiropractor to start. If there is pinching on the nerve, it can lead to the symptoms you describe. Conservative care first before any though of surgery. They may follow a course of care involving therapies, adjusting, rehab, etc. to help...

Chiropractors: spinal manipulation and sleep apnea, cpap, chiropractor
Chiropractors: spinal manipulation and sleep apnea, cpap, chiropractor, anxiety

Chiropractors: strange sound while twisting upper body, exact same thing, nuts
Chiropractors: strange sound while twisting upper body, exact same thing, nuts

Chiropractors: Visible protruding rib rib-tip syndrome & treatment?, ribs, good luck
Chiropractors: Visible protruding rib rib-tip syndrome & treatment?, ribs, good luck, hyper mobility syndrome

Chiropractors: follow up..re: bicep muscle injury, staten island pinched nerve, staten island chiropractor
staten island pinched nerve, staten island chiropractor: pinched nerve, cervical brachial neuritis, cervical brachial radiculitis, nerve irritation, staten island pinched nerve, numbness, paralysis, nerve damage, Hello Geoffrey, Thank you for your additional information and follow-up question....

Chiropractors: left glute/groin pain, groin area pain, buttocks pain
groin area pain, buttocks pain, groin pain: Sciatica typically runs down the leg, and can run to the foot. Pain into the groin, we have found in our office, can typically be associated with spasm of the Psoas/Iliacus muscles (barring any medical problems the cause the pain). I would suggest a good...

Chiropractors: Herniated discs in neck, lightheadedness, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, paroxysmal positional vertigo
benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, paroxysmal positional vertigo, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo bppv: Hi Christine, Sorry you re having such difficulties with your doctors. I would recommend you email me off-list on finding a DC in Jersey (Hey! I m from Jersey!). I know of a few, but you have to let me know what region of Jersey you re from. Contact...

Chiropractors: Hiatel Hernia, hiatel hernia, indigestion
hiatel hernia, indigestion, octavia: Octavia, There is a technique where the doctor presses firmly under the front of the left ribs in an attempt to pull down the herniated stomach. There is no research on this. Some patients state that they feel better. It can t hurt to try it, but...

Chiropractors: hip pain in 10 year old, gymnastics injury
gymnastics injury: Sue, My only real concern is that she is properly examined and diagnosed. It must be clearly understood that she has developing bones that have growth plates. These growth plates are vulnerable anatomic zones and can shift or dent, sometimes giving the...

Chiropractors: Left hip tear and Low Back pain, staten island low back pain, Staten Island Expert
staten island low back pain, Staten Island Expert: Staten Island Low Back Pain, Hello Melissa, I am sorry to hear of your pain, sorry to hear of your situation. You have a very complicated picture. ....they were rollingme from side to side sitting me up and they laid me back down and...

Chiropractors: left hip tear and Low Back pain, nephrostomy tube, venous doppler
nephrostomy tube, venous doppler, calcium stones: Melissa, So sorry you went through such a terrible ordeal. It sounds like your muscle tore in the front of your thigh, the vastus lateralis, which is one of the 4 quadriceps muscles. But that would slowly heal up over time, like weeks, unless you develop...

Chiropractors: Knee pain, Staten Island knee Pain, Victor Dolan
Staten Island knee Pain, Victor Dolan, Staten Island Chiropractic: Staten Island Knee Pain , Staten Island Chiropractic Hello Abe, Thank you for getting back to me with more information. Again, I am sorry for your pain. .....I place one foot on the chair to the side, so for example the right foot I would...

Chiropractors: L5-S1 pain, disc bulge, pinched nerve
disc bulge, pinched nerve, disc bulges: Hi Erika, Usually when a disc bulges more than 4mm and causing some pain traveling to the foot or leg especially if motor deficit is involved, surgery may be the rout. However, due to the age of your aunt, she may benefit from traction therapy of the low...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain, low back injury, facet joints
low back injury, facet joints, chiropractic: Dear Emily, Gymnastics is a particularly demanding sport for the lumbar spine due to the increased extension motions. Specifically the joints in the low back (called the facet joints); they can easily jam together while performing back handsprings, flips,...

Chiropractors: Lumbar Spondylosis, spine vertebra, spinal joints
spine vertebra, spinal joints, spinal nerves: Spine sparing activities: not bending down to put on shoes first thing in the morning; lifting using the golfer s lift, where you bend to pick up an object like a golfer picks up a golf ball: hold on to something (e.g. golf club), pivot on the hip with...

Chiropractors: Lumps on Neck and Scalp, staten island expert, staten island chiropractor
staten island expert, staten island chiropractor: Hello Silvia, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. Let me cut to the chase: .....Should I consult my Dr? What could it be?..... - yes. You should certainly be evaluated- whether by your family MD or your local family DC (doctor of chiropractic)....

Chiropractors: long thoracic nerve palsy & nerve regeneration, long thoracic nerve, injury
long thoracic nerve, injury, serratus anterior nerve: Dear Christine, Unfortunately this is out of my area of expertise. Although I have never heard of a successful nerve transplant surgery, the advent of Stem cell Research may allow regrowth as an option with stem cell implantation. The connective tissue...

Chiropractors: about loss of normal cervical lordosis, spinal cord compression, posterior longitudinal ligament
spinal cord compression, posterior longitudinal ligament, canal stenosis: Sir, While this is in no way to be construed as the prescription of medical advice, as a general statement, spinal cord compression, canal stenosis, ischemia (impaired blood supply), and foraminal stenosis which produce symptoms, particularly progressive...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, lump under the skin, lower back pain
lump under the skin, lower back pain, chiroprator: Having the redness, unless it is red from touching or rubbing the area, I would say see your family doctor first. If it is ok medically, I would suggest you see a chiropractor. A lump in the area you describe can be from swelling in the sacroiliac joint,...

Chiropractors: lower back pain- muscle 'knot?', staten island muscle knot, muscle knot
staten island muscle knot, muscle knot, victor dolan: muscle knot, cramp, sprain - strain, staten island muscle knot Hello Roberta, I am sorry to hear of your persistent complaint, your muscle knot . Muscles are REACTIVE. Muscles are controlled and RESPOND or react to stimuli. This muscle...

Chiropractors: lower back,thigh pain, motrim, back thigh
motrim, back thigh, thigh pain: HI Sharon, Sorry for the delay in responding to your question. The answer is simple: go to a doctor that specializes in evaluating and treating what you have. I d recommend a good chiropractor. See if you can find someone on this list: www.westhartfordgroup.com,...

Chiropractors: Middle back pain from sleeping/sciatica, shoe insoles, pain meds
shoe insoles, pain meds, tailbone: Without an actual hands on exam, it is difficult to diagnose. But, judging from your description, I would suggest you find a good chiropractor to assess it. it is not uncommon for a medical doctor to take an xray and deem it normal . It sounds as if there...

Chiropractors: MRI impression readings 08/14/2007, s1 nerve root, thecal sac
s1 nerve root, thecal sac, disc sequestration: Dear Lori, The mass means there is something solid in the front of the thecal sac which is the part of the spinal cord in the lower back. This is causing your problems and pain. The steroid can only covers up the pain and once the effect wears off,...

Chiropractors: Musce Energy Technique, insability etc, spine instability
spine instability: Keira, Holy Cow! DC-1 should be reported to the board! DC-2 sounds more rational. Instability is when the bones are not held tight by the ligaments, and as a result become unstable, or slide off one another. It should be confirmed via stress x-rays...

Chiropractors: Neck pain, Staten Neck Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Neck Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia: Staten Island Neck Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia, MUA Hello Deb, I am sorry to hear of your neck pain. .....I have recovered from the surgery but the day of surgery I asked the surgeon...

Chiropractors: Neck/Shoulder, staten island expert, staten island chiropractor
staten island expert, staten island chiropractor: Hello kelly, I am sorry to hear of your situation. Numb arm, loss of strength, loss of movement,- could a Doctor of Chiropractic help? . . . Yes. .....And with him starting to get some feeling in his shoulder, is that a good sign?..... ...

Chiropractors: Nerve/Joint Damage to neck, Dizziness, Epley maneuver
Dizziness, Epley maneuver, chiropractic: Dear Jennifer, From what you have described, irritation of the ganglion (group of nerve cells outside of the central nervous system) in the neck called the trigeminal ganglion or the vagus ganglion could have occurred, and both can lead to some symptoms...

Chiropractors: Numb Fingers!, repetitive motion disorder, numb fingers
repetitive motion disorder, numb fingers, middle fingers: Without a hands on exam, it is difficult to diagnose, but it sounds as if there is some type of repetitive motion disorder to the wrist, one of which is carpal tunnel syndrome. I would suggest you find a chiropractor that deals with extremities, as this would...

Chiropractors: neck adjustments, dull headache, neck adjustments
dull headache, neck adjustments, shoulder pains: Without a hands on exam, it is a little difficult to diagnose, but I would say you are getting some spasm of the muscles after the adjustment. A change in the adjustive technique can sometimes alleviate this. The tired feeling and yawning can also be very...

Chiropractors: neck fusion, brachial plexus, nerve root
brachial plexus, nerve root, frozen shoulder: Without an actual hands on exam, it is a little difficult to say for sure. But, I would venture a guess there is pinching at the nerve root at the spine itself, pressure on the group of nerves (cervical/brachial plexus) that travels into the arm, or a frozen...

Chiropractors: numb feet, lumbar spinal stenosis, nerve canals
lumbar spinal stenosis, nerve canals, lateral canals: Cindy, Yes, it could be from her spine. If she has arthritic bones, they will compromise the diameters of the nerve canals. Any compromise to the central canal (the portion that the spinal cord sits in) or the lateral canals (the opening where the spinal...

Chiropractors: numbness/nerve-tingle from left shoulder to fingertips, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, staten island expert
Staten Island Pinched Nerve, staten island expert, staten island allexperts: Staten Island Pinched Nerve, numbness, radiculitis, muscle knots, Hello Jess, I am sorry to hear of your pain/ numbness/ complaints/ condition. I hope I can be of help. .....I ve recently started having almost constant numbness/tingling...

Chiropractors: Payment up front?!?, state licensing board, post graduate training
state licensing board, post graduate training, chiropractor care: Annette, This is fraudulent behavior! There is no logical clinical basis for that scheme. Please read the Q&A from Elaine that I answered on 6-24-09 that describes the reasons for obtaining treatment. A doctor has the the right to charge an annual ...

Chiropractors: Please Help, back muscles, great shape
back muscles, great shape, alltogether: It is impossible for me to provide you with a diagnosis or clinical treatment recommendations for a condition that has persisted for over two years over the Internet. I understand your financial concerns, but you really do need to be be evaluated by a...

Chiropractors: Please Help, back muscles, great shape
back muscles, great shape, alltogether: Dear Marc, From what you have written, I would recommend for you to visit a hospital where it is free (community one). Have them check your spine. You need to rule out infection to your spine that can cause pain and stiffness of the neck. Once this is...

Chiropractors: Please help, staten island chiropractor, Staten Island Expert
staten island chiropractor, Staten Island Expert: Hello Marc, I am sorry to hear of your condition. Please, do not shoot the messenger , but the message is- go get checked out. TWO YEARS of pain. Two years!? Time to see a doctor. You cannot move your neck more then an inch or two? ...

Chiropractors: Possible pinched nerve in neck, pinched nerve in neck, golfers elbow
pinched nerve in neck, golfers elbow, cervical vertebrae: First, I would like to apologize for the lateness of my reply. I have had a computer down. It is quite possible that the pain is coming from the neck, especially if you have had symptoms of it before. I would suggest that your chiropractor evaluate the...

Chiropractors: back pain, accurate diagnosis, high heaven
accurate diagnosis, high heaven, time couple: Without an exam it is difficult to give a 100% accurate diagnosis, but I would suggest you see a good chiropractor to asses and treat you. It sounds as if there may be misalignments in the neck and low back causing radiating pain down the arm and leg respectively....

Chiropractors: back pain, health care specialist, health care practitioner
health care specialist, health care practitioner, inability to urinate: Disc herniations consist of several varying types. From least severe to most severe, disc herniations are classified as protrusions, prolapses, and extrusions. Disc herniations may result from trauma, repetitive trauma, or degenerative processes. Generally...

Chiropractors: back pain, spine pain, avulsion
spine pain, avulsion, knee cap: Dear Sydney, This is serious! Nobody, especially not a 14 year old, should have to suffer with daily back pain. If you played a lot of sports and have endured knee (cap) dislocations, then it is no surprise that you have ongoing knee pain. Spine pain...

Chiropractors: pain after lifting weights, lifting weights, heavy things
lifting weights, heavy things, lactic acid: Welcome to the world of working out!!! What you probably are experiencing is strain from over working the muscles. You will be sore for a few days, and it will lessen. Try to resist, even with pushing, to go so heavy. Things you can do are: Hot baths/showers....

Chiropractors: pressure in forehead and around the eyes, headache, staten island headache
headache, staten island headache, sinus: headache, staten island headache, sinus, staten island sinus Hello Yogesh Datta, I am sorry to hear of your pain, your complaint. Well, you have done a good thing--- you have visited your local family MD and have had some physical examination...

Chiropractors: pulled muscle, Staten Island Vertebral Subluxation Complex, Staten Island Expert
Staten Island Vertebral Subluxation Complex, Staten Island Expert, Victor Dolan: Staten Island Vertebral Subluxation Complex, Chiropractic Staten Island Expert Hello Cindy, Thank you for your followup question. You are a curious patient with an inquiring mind! Now you have done it. You have opened a can of worms....

Chiropractors: question re days when not receiving treatment, chiroprator, computer down
chiroprator, computer down, fri: First, I would like to apologize for the lateness of my reply. I have had a computer down. I would not hesitate to do anything. Having treatment is a remodeling process for the body. Everything that you do will only contribute to the overall effect on...

Chiropractors: Reversed Cervical Curve & Scoliosis, cervical curve, degree curve
cervical curve, degree curve, adolescent years: Deborah, First: stop getting xrays from the (uniformed) doctors! The scoliosis and neck curve is what it is and it is likely genetic in nature and formed through your pre-adolescent years. Unless you re looking for fractures or serious bone problems,...

Chiropractors: rib displacement/crack, misalignment, chiropractor
misalignment, chiropractor, deep breath: It is possible that you misaligned a rib with the rolling over motion. If conditions are just right, it is very easy to do. Usually, with a rib misalignment, you can have pain with a deep breath. I would suggest finding a good chiropractor to assess it...

Chiropractors: rotator cuff tendonitis, rehab program, shoulder blade
rehab program, shoulder blade, arm pit: Without an actual hands on exam it is hard to tell exactly, but I would definitely say that the chiropractor should be able to help. You have a repetitive motion sprain/strain of the upper extremity, and with good care and a good rehab program, should be...

Chiropractors: Sacralization of L5 & S1, sacralization, lifting
sacralization, lifting, NSCA: Dear Jeff, Sacralization is considered an anatomic variant of spinal development...therefore this is not a pathology but rather a congenital defect of spinal formation. I see this often in my practice...it is a very common finding. The bottom line here...

Chiropractors: Scoliosis/Rib Cage Pain, Staten Island Scoliosis, Staten island Chiropractic
Staten Island Scoliosis, Staten island Chiropractic, Victor Dolan: Staten Island Scoliosis, Scoliosis/Rib cage pain, Hello Sandra, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. I have some preprinted information which I utilize with my Staten Island Scoliosis patients, this may be helpful to you: Scoliosis...

Chiropractors: My Shoulder is messed up help me please!, outer rim, minimal movement
outer rim, minimal movement, scapula: Fredrick, You may very well have a problem with your AC joint or one of the rotator cuff muscles, like the infraspinatus or the subscapularis. This is not something you can simply fix at home. You should find a sports chiropractor or a chiropractor...

Chiropractors: SLIPPED RIB IN BACK AND TRAPPED NERVE, trapped nerve, tennis elbow
trapped nerve, tennis elbow, physo: Dear Eileen, It is very unlikely that your problem is coming from the rib. You may think it s the rib because it is a painful zone, just like your arm is painful. If it was the the rib, then simple pressure against it would either turn all your pain...

Chiropractors: Sports injury, low level laser, sports injury
low level laser, sports injury, left leg: Without an actual hands on, it is difficult to diagnose. But, you could have heard the actual muscle pop, leading to a tear. Or, there is a distortion of the fascia, which could lead to the inability to stretch normally. I would suggest an approach using...

Chiropractors: Strange pain near spine, Staten Island Pain, Vertebral Subluxation Complex
Staten Island Pain, Vertebral Subluxation Complex, Staten island pinched nerve: Vertebral Subluxation Complex, altered sensation, Hello Janelle, I am sorry to hear of your pain. Increasing, progressing pain?= time to see a Doctor. Whether a medical doctor or chiropractic doctor,,, time to see a Doctor. .....It has...

Chiropractors: shoulder problem, deep tissue massage, shoulder problem
deep tissue massage, shoulder problem, better with time: It is a little hard to diagnose without a hands on exam, but i would venture a guess that your tumble is what may have started this. You may have a good sprain/strain to the shoulder, and even a bit of misalignment that is hindering the healing. The Rotator...

Chiropractors: slipped disc, disc herniation, thoracic vertebrae
disc herniation, thoracic vertebrae, cervical vertebrae: The condition that you are describing is generally called a disc herniation, of which there are several varying types. From least severe to most severe, disc herniations are classified as protrusions, prolapses, and extrusions. Disc herniations may result...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chiropractors: Spina Bifida Occulta
Chiropractors: Spina Bifida Occulta

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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