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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chiropractors: Cervical Curve
Chiropractors: Cervical Curve

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chiropractors: snapping sound, dull ache, delderfield
dull ache, delderfield, active release technique: Ms. Delderfield, I would recommend MRI of the spine region. If she has not had work by a chiropractor that has training/certification in soft tissue methods, then she is missing out. See if anyone is near you that is certified in Active Release Technique...

Chiropractors: soft tissue damage, soft tissue damage, ligament damage
soft tissue damage, ligament damage, blood supply: dave, i need a history here. what happened ? how ? when ? where? what did she do to her leg? etc... ps- soft tissue damage (muscle or tendon) should not take that long to heal. if it is ligament damage then that takes much longer and sometimes will not...

Chiropractors: strained right shoulder, shoulder exercises, mild pain
shoulder exercises, mild pain, best bet: I would venture to say, without an actual exam and from your description, that you did indeed strain the shoulder. There are many stretches you can do; your best bet is to do a net search on shoulder exercises as they would give a picture and description...

Chiropractors: Tingling in back of neck/back/shoulder, Neck pain, stiff neck
Neck pain, stiff neck, neck doctor: Dee, I have a great idea of what it could be, and I have helped many people with similar problems but I would have to examine first to verify that. I cannot tell you what is wrong for certain without an examination, otherwise I would be guessing. You...

Chiropractors: thigh pain, meralgia paresthetica, bursitis pain
meralgia paresthetica, bursitis pain, bursitis of the hip: Hi Joyce, It is likely referred pain. The most likely candidates are 1) a disc protrusion in the middle of your lumbar spine, 2) a condition called Meralgia Paresthetica, and 3) though less likely, bursitis of the hip that is referring to your thigh; though...

Chiropractors: tingling and pain ramdomly with vibration sensation, musculoskeletal problem, medical route
musculoskeletal problem, medical route, calf muscle: Without an actual hands on exam, it would be very hard to pinpoint the cause, as many things can cause the symptoms you describe. Since you have tried the medical route, I would suggest you find a good chiropractor. They can do an examination and determine...

Chiropractors: Unajustable ribs, insight ed, dysfunctional state
insight ed, dysfunctional state, scar tissue: Ed, First: find a chiropractor on www.grastontechnique.com Get all the soft tissue in that rib zone worked out using graston technique. It will dig out adhesions and scar tissue that cannot be unraveled with massage. Heat/ice is only palliative and...

Chiropractors: Wrist problems, ganglion cyst, soft tissue injuries
ganglion cyst, soft tissue injuries, carpal tunnels: Hi Will, Seldom are wrist surgeries successful unless there is destruction to the joint itself. Commonly adhesion/Scar Tissue in the muscle, tendon, or ligament can cause the pain. Tendonitis of the wrist is caused by the muscles being worked repetitively...

Chiropractors: wrist issues, tfcc tear, push ups
tfcc tear, push ups, triangular fibrocartilage complex: Nick, Okay. This points away from a TFCC tear. Good. See if you can find a certified sports chiropractor on this list: www.acbsp.com and also see if they are certified in Graston Technique (use this list: www.grastontechnique.com). There may be a...

Chiropractors: belt, long walks, term benefit
long walks, term benefit, haul truck: These types of belts provide passive stability, which means that your muscles aren t working to strengthen or stabilize your spine, the belt is doing it. So in essence, no long term benefit can be achieved. You are better off to actually strengthen your core...

Chiropractors: bulging disc, chiropractic, new york
chiropractic, new york, disc bulge: absolutely DO NOT GET surgery without trying chiropractic and maybe some traction. If you have a DISC BULGE or Herniation chiropractic can be very helpful. I completely disagree with your doctor especially if you haven t tried other more conservative approaches....

Chiropractors: C5 C6 protruding neck disc, Chiropractor, new York
Chiropractor, new York: I strongly disagree with the advice given to you. You should be ok to travel, but you need to be very careful with all your heavy luggage. If your boys are big enough to help with luggage they need to help you. As far as resting until it s better is awful...

Chiropractors: Chronic headaches and neck/back pain, www.drqdc.com, john Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor
www.drqdc.com, john Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor, (EWOT) exercise with oxygen therapy: Megan, I would get a second chiropractic opinion. Try to find a chiropractic neurologist who utilizes (EWOT) exercise with oxygen therapy. Also try to find an upper cervical chiropractor. To learn about exercise with oxygen therapy you can google it or...

Chiropractors: Crooked Spine, home answer, chiropractic treatment
home answer, chiropractic treatment, time hope: Jesus, Based on this new information, it is possible that by limping around on your bad ankle, you irritated a disc in your lumbar spine. The same treatment rules apply: there is no absolute way to predict how long it will take to alleviate this. ...

Chiropractors: chiropractic quest, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, staten island spinal surgery: spinal surgery, spinal surgical decompression, foot drop, herniated disc, hnp, pain numbness, same pain, permanent nerve damage, staten island spinal surgery, staten island chiropractic, staten island nonsurgical spinal decompression, foot drop/ pain/ numbness,...

Chiropractors: Is my chiropractor right?, spinal decompression, butt cheek
spinal decompression, butt cheek, butt cheeks: Have an MRI performed of the lumbar spine. If you have a disc injury, it may take 2 to 3 months for maximum improvement even with treatment. I think you should use ice( due to the inflammation) on the low back at this time, no heat. Also, if you repeatedly...

Chiropractors: collarbone problem?, loud pop, collarbone
loud pop, collarbone, collar bone: Hi there, I would advise having it checked out. You want to be certain that the joints of the clavicle (collar bone) are okay. The pain into the left side of your tongue concerns me. As I have not examined you myself, I cant give you a diagnosis, but I do...

Chiropractors: constant pain in lower back/hip, massive pain, pain med
massive pain, pain med, indian style: From your description, it sounds like the problem is a dysfunctional sacro-iliac joint, but you need to see an appropriately qualified practitioner for a precise diagnosis. For general information purposes, please see this link for detailed description...

Chiropractors: should I continue treatment with this chiropractor?, stretching exercises, typical procedures
stretching exercises, typical procedures, insurance limits: Cheryl, I cannot completely answer this without one piece of information: Is it the PT or the Chiro that is causing the pain? Stretching exercises often are the cause of continued pain or worsening pain in lots of instances where there is disc degneration,...

Chiropractors: costochondritis, fatal car accident, chest xrays
fatal car accident, chest xrays, something in your heart: Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage that connects a rib to the breastbone/sternum. It is usually caused by overuse injuries or by trauma (such as your car accident). I am not aware of any conditions involving a dying heart region which causes...

Chiropractors: about crooked spine, crooked spine, increase flexibility
crooked spine, increase flexibility, ribcage: It depends on how severe the curve of the spine is. If it is so severe the the ribcage is twisted and compressing the heart and lung region, then surgery is often required. If this not the case, a chiropractor or physical therapist can help with treatments...

Chiropractors: dizziness, chiropractic, dizzy
chiropractic, dizzy, dizziness: Hi Ron, I would be concerned enough to get it evaluated. It sounds like the muscles tightening on the right side over time may have caused an imbalance that could have misaligned some on the bones in the neck. The nerves that leave the neck when irritated...

Chiropractors: dizziness after treatment, nerve connections, dizzy spells
nerve connections, dizzy spells, heat massage: Dawn, This is a common occurance. I don t know what treatment consists of. If you get an immmediate headache and dizzy and the treatment solely consists of high velocity manipulation, then the DC has to stop. Your symptoms are likely comming from...

Chiropractors: Exercise belt, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: hi bud, IBS is an entirely different problem that you need to get under control with diet and some nutrition therapy you can overcome it. Check out a link on my site. http://synergywellnessny.com/custom_content/c_42983_liver_detoxification__digestion_problems.html...

Chiropractors: Exercise back/stomach support belt, lower back muscles, abdominal wall muscles
lower back muscles, abdominal wall muscles, stomach muscles: A lower back support belt will provide temporary support while wearing, including some postural support. I am only a fan of using these when you are having lower back pain, or when lifting heavy/frequently. Keep up strengthening the core muscles and stretch...

Chiropractors: manipulation and retinal detachment
Chiropractors: manipulation and retinal detachment

Chiropractors: reversed cervical curve on 15 year old, pain signals, osteopath
Chiropractors: reversed cervical curve on 15 year old, pain signals, osteopath, chiropractor

Chiropractors: ?? first rib pain, Chiropractor, new York
Chiropractor, new York: I m not sure where you live , but I may be able to make a referral for you if you let me know what city you live in. There is a lot of missing information to tell you what s wrong. If it is indeed a rib displacement, I would not have a physical therapist...

Chiropractors: Help! Ligament damage, Sciatica or Piriformis??!?!?!?!??, ligament damage, experience literature
ligament damage, experience literature, gluteus muscle: Continue your stretching, it is OK. I would suggest deep tissue massage/myofascial release. The problem is a myofascial pain syndrome from scar tissue and muscle shortening due to the past injury. An ART practitioner is recommended if possible. The advice...

Chiropractors: can hardly move my right shoulder, physical therapy modalities, blade area
physical therapy modalities, blade area, pectoral muscles: I would recommend an MRI of the shoulder for evaluation to rule out a tear or other pathology. It can be a combination of bursitis/tendonitis of the shoulder, but first rule out any tears of the rotator cuff or injury to the joint capsule. I treat the shoulder...

Chiropractors: inquiry, staten island sports injury, staten island sports chiropractic
staten island sports injury, staten island sports chiropractic, staten island chiropractic: over trained, repetitive stress, overtraining, sprain / strain , bruise, contusion, trauma, injury, repetitive stress injury, staten island sports injury Hello Neil, I am sorry to hear of your complaint/ condition. But, Congratulations...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, lumbar curve, lower back pain
lumbar curve, lower back pain, stretching exercises: See your chiropractor until any symptoms have resolved and tenderness has gone. Perform range of motion and stretching exercises at home also. That is the fix, the disc will continue to thin over time. It cannot be cured but can be controlled. You may inquire...

Chiropractors: Meralgia Paresthetica for over 10 years, www.drqdc.com, John Q Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor
www.drqdc.com, John Q Quackenbush Phoenix Chiropractor, Meralgia Paresthetica: Dear Joe, Of particular interest to me is the fact that when you try to stretch the tight hip flexors your Meralgia Paresthetica becomes worse. I definately think that there is a link to the hip flexors and the Meralgia Paresthetica that you suffer with....

Chiropractors: manipulation and retinal detachment, neck and shoulder pain, retinal detachment
neck and shoulder pain, retinal detachment, chiropractor activator: Hi Kelley, I have not heard of any specific cases of manipulations causing retinal detachment. There are a variety of techniques that can be used when treating neck and shoulders. Perhaps you should discuss this with your chiropractor. Activator is a tool...

Chiropractors: mid back pain, tricep dips, mid back pain
tricep dips, mid back pain, dull ache: To give you a definitive answer I would need to examine you myself. You may have injured a rib, as opposed to pulling a muscle. Rib pain is often sharp and associated with increased physical activity. Occasional a rib may go out , which means that the joint...

Chiropractors: muscle pain, bench press, pectoral muscle
bench press, pectoral muscle, muscle pain: If you are relatively young and healthy, with no cardiovascular disease - or if you go to a gym and do a lot of pect work (e.g. bench press), and if you have no other symptoms of systemic diseae (e.g. lung disease), then simply find a sports chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain, soft tissue injuries, facet injection
soft tissue injuries, facet injection, nyc manhattan: Hey Avi, Yeah, that is typical. With injuries to the joints/cartilage, can cause swelling for months/year. With intense pain and your symptoms you do not want to use heat (increase swelling). Ice will help decrease the inflammation around the joint...

Chiropractors: Numbness in left pinky finger and in left hip, pinky finger, long periods of time
pinky finger, long periods of time, circulatory system: Smoking does indeed effect the circulatory system and inturn can effect your nerves. Numbness in those areas can also be caused by muscular entrapments. For instance the nervie in the pinky finger could be betting trapped in the hand, elbow or neck. The...

Chiropractors: neck injury, whiplash injury, degenerative arthritis
whiplash injury, degenerative arthritis, accupunture: A disc injury is not cured with treatment but is reduced in severity and can be managed. It only takes a small impact in a whiplash injury to injure the soft tissue of the neck. I suspect that you have some degenerative arthritis in you neck as a result of...

Chiropractors: neck pain, neck pain and headaches, neck joints
neck pain and headaches, neck joints, jaw joints: Lana, Yes, your neck joints and surrounding muscles will refer pain into the ear and into the head. Self-cracking only sloshes around the joints in your neck that already move well, but does not unlock the really stuck joints. Even chiropractors cannot...

Chiropractors: neck/upper arm pain, numb thumb, cervical radiculitis
cervical radiculitis: Likely you have a cervical spine disc lesion such as a disc bulge or protrusion. Depending on your age, you may have osteoarthritic bone spurs as well. These two entities encroach spinal nerves or irritate (without encroaching or pinching) spinal nerves...

Chiropractors: Othotics, Foot Orthotics
Foot Orthotics: John, I am a Diplomate in Chiropractic Sports Medicine and I do have notable experience in evaluating and issuing foot orthotics, enough to have some level of authority on the topic. There is no research I m aware of to prove that the digital scanning...

Chiropractors: back pain, tiger balm, inevitable outcome
tiger balm, inevitable outcome, tight spots: Bill, It s now Sunday. See if you can get in to your chiropractor first thing Monday am. Drugs kill pain - so contact your primary care physician s office and see if they can prescribe something. For at home, you can try some of the standard exercises...

Chiropractors: pain on right side of chest, pain on right side of chest, gall bladder
pain on right side of chest, gall bladder, st louis mo: It could be the fact that God gave you a Gall Bladder for a reason, and now you have had man take that out, you will not expect to function normally ever again. Obviously you cannot go back in time, but at the very least you would have to watch your diet...

Chiropractors: pain in shoulder, scalene muscles, chin ups
scalene muscles, chin ups, acute trauma: Start first with having an Xray if the clavicle and shoulder. You may have osteoarthritis of the AC joint or osteolysis of the distal clavicle if you have been a weightlifter over several years. A separation is typically a result of direct trauma. This could...

Chiropractors: Question, massage therapy treatments, hammer curls
massage therapy treatments, hammer curls, tennis elbow: Without and actual hands on exam, it is a little difficult to diagnose, but you probably have some tendonitis into the elbow (like tennis elbow). I would suggest an evaluation by a chiropractor that deals with sorts injuries. They should be able to assess...

Chiropractors: reversed cervical curve on 15 year old, spine curvature, cervical lordosis
spine curvature, cervical lordosis, cervical curve: Thanks for your questions. If your son has no symptoms (neck pain, radiating arm pain or numbness/tingling), then there is no need to treat his spine. Radiologists have identified a normal range of cervical spine curvature (called the cervical lordosis)...

Chiropractors: How to Sit, kegal exercises, pelvic muscles
kegal exercises, pelvic muscles, strengthening exercises: If this is indeed a sacroiliac joint issue, then you may want to talk to your doctor about anti-inflammatory medication to help with the pain. As long as there is inflammation there will be pain when you sit. I would sit on hard surfaces for additional support....

Chiropractors: How to Sit?, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: hi susan, I m not sure where you live, but if your in nyc feel free to call my office and we ll give you a student rate. yes, you may have a disc herniation or bulge. i do not recommend just taking it easy and hoping it goes away. call some local chiropractors...

Chiropractors: Slip Injury, knee bone, x rays
knee bone, x rays, figure of speech: In answer to your question chiropractors do take x-rays when medically necessary. As far as slipping a disc goes that terminology is more of a figure of speech than what really happens. Thsi type of injury and pain that you are experiencing is one that is...

Chiropractors: Slipped Disk C6 & C7, disc bulges, c spine
disc bulges, c spine, disc bulge: I would try gentle chiropractic mixed with cold laser therapy. Make sure the laser is done daily for the first week and then 3 times a week for a week or two after that. If that fails then surgery may be you only option. You can also try cortisone shots in...

Chiropractors: Spinal Stenosis, Staten Island Herniated Disc, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Herniated Disc, Staten Island Chiropractic: Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Discectomy, HNP, Herniated Disc, Herniated nucleus pulposis, Spinal Block, Staten Island Spinal Stenosis, Staten Island Herniated Disc, Staten Island Chiropractic, Hello Virginia, Wow, what a complicated history. I am sorry...

Chiropractors: back/shoulder pain, chiropractic case, shoulder blade
chiropractic case, shoulder blade, spitting up blood: yes , this is a chiropractic case. tell your doctor (chiro) your history and trauma. you received bad advice if they told you a muscle was torn from an xray. go see a qualified chiropractor. If you tell me where you live in miami, i can recommend someone...

Chiropractors: xiphoid process, chest x ray, xyphoid
chest x ray, xyphoid, abdominal muscles: Yes, it is possible to have injured the xyphoid as you folded hard forward causing it to fracture, have the area examined for peace of mind, another thing to consider is that the abdominal muscles have an attachment to the xyphiod and the forces involved...

Chiropractors: 15 year old with back pain., back surgery, neck
back surgery, neck, pain: Karen, General Chiropractic will be better for your son then any medicine or surgery would do. However, there is a form of Chiropractic that is very detailed and conservative as well as the most results driven of all healthcare disciplines. It is known...

Chiropractors: brachial plexopathy, numbness in fingers, foley catheter
numbness in fingers, foley catheter, true symptoms: Billjan, That is absolutely not true. You had numbness in your hands while in the hospital, it has progressively gotten worse ove a few weeks. They are saying that because they are trying to get out of paying your bills. Get a lawyer that specializes...

Chiropractors: When i breathe deeply i hear a crack sound in my back, cartilage surfaces, health care practitioner
cartilage surfaces, health care practitioner, displaced rib: James, It is impossible to provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet. I recommend that you see a qualified health care practitioner for evaluation as soon as possible. In general, cracking in any joint is often a sign of crepitation, which is...

Chiropractors: Chest Cartlidge Tear, brazilian jiujitsu, cartilage defects
brazilian jiujitsu, cartilage defects, broken ribs: James, These are very difficult conditions to deal with. I have not seen or read anything about how to stabilize these cartilage defects. You should just try to wait it out as scar tissue attempts to heal the damaged area. If you are young and in...

Chiropractors: Constant Clicking Elbow, Chiropractor, NYC
Chiropractor, NYC: Rose, great question. The advice given to you is lousy. You ll develop arthritis if you don t fix the problem. The elbow joint , like any other joint in the body has a proper structural alignment to it. When that alignment is disrupted due to an injury, repetitive...

Chiropractors: deltiod pain and hand numbness, hand numbness, dead sleep
hand numbness, dead sleep, burning sensation: you know it sounds like an injury a chiropractor will really get his/her hands on and help you, or even a physical therapist would help. if it doesn t improve in 4-6 weeks then get an mri. i would not be working like that either. vets have access to chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Erbs Palsy, erbs palsy, shoulder dystocia
erbs palsy, shoulder dystocia, ventral rami: here is some info on erbs palsy. you should sue your doctor that performed the birth. chiropractic works to restore normal nerve flow. this condition is a result of damage tio the brachial plexus. chiroprqactic has proven to be very effective as part of the...

Chiropractors: Hip Pain/Popping., Chiropractor/ new york
Chiropractor/ new york: yeah it sounds like it could be something simple. are you having slight knee pain on outside of the knee? eother way i want you to stretch and spend about 20- 30 minutes everyday (no exception). stretch your front of legs, hip flexors, ilio tibial band. basically...

Chiropractors: Info about what is going on in the brain, Dr John Quackenbush, Phoenix
Dr John Quackenbush, Phoenix, Chiropractor: I am very sorry to hear of your family members predicament. I would need more information to answer this more directly but I am assuming there was an mri and this proved that there is no distinct focal areas of brain damage. that is a good thing for sure....

Chiropractors: Back Injuries, upper respiratory infections, inflammatory arthritis
upper respiratory infections, inflammatory arthritis, doctors office: There was a study done years ago, I m not exactly sure by whom, that showed of MRI s done on people, 80% had a disc issue, with NO symptoms. The number of people with back pain, from the aCA website: A few interesting facts about back pain: One-half of...

Chiropractors: Lower back pain, lower back pain, chiropractor
lower back pain, chiropractor, 19 years: It sounds like the low back may still be inflamed from the original strain. Often times bones can misalign or become stuck together which can cause considerable discomfort and dysfunction if left uncorrected. My recommendation would be to ask friends or family...

Chiropractors: leg pain, john quackenbush, chiropractor
john quackenbush, chiropractor, phoenix: Amber, You would do well to see a chiropractor for this condition. What you are describing is a textbook chiropractic case. The scoliosis as well as the symptom picture you are describing is causing pinched nerves in your lower back which in turn in all...

Chiropractors: low back pain-mri results, facet arthrosis, thecal sac
facet arthrosis, thecal sac, core strengthening exercises: Very likely, you need to be extra careful. You condition is a progressive degenerative condition, meaning it gets worse with age and abuse. If you are able to exercise you back each week and go periodically to see you chiro to help control you condition, you...

Chiropractors: lower back, Chiropractor, NYC
Chiropractor, NYC: Good questions. Most back conditions or discomfort goes away on it s own. That doesn t mean it has really gone away , it just means you ve adapted to the pain. If you ve never had a spinal screening, you should. You mentioned your posture being poor. This...

Chiropractors: MRI Results, Chiropractor, Ny
Chiropractor, Ny, MRI: The two MRI s match closely. Your doctor or radiologist should explain it to you and of they don t ask them to. You have a small disc bulge at L5/S1 the difference between the 2 is that one says it s pinching a nerve the other MRI says it s not. If you have...

Chiropractors: mri results-going back to work, facet arthrosis, thecal sac
facet arthrosis, thecal sac, degenerative disc disease: Joe, Thanks for your question. Your MRI results show that you have degenerative disc disease and degenerative joint disease of the low back (lumbar spine). In a word, this combination of joint deterioration, bone spur formation, and disc degeneration...

Chiropractors: Neck Pain, vertebral artery dissection, base of my skull
vertebral artery dissection, base of my skull, neck manipulation: Andy, The odds of you having a dissecting aneurysm is like the odds of you winning megabucks. I would suggest that you get over your fears and see the chiropractor. They will assess you and determine if you are safe to treat. Go to www.westhartfordgroup.com...

Chiropractors: neck and shoulder pain, right shoulder pain, neck and shoulder pain
right shoulder pain, neck and shoulder pain, posture correction: Hi Emma, Did you have a MRI of the neck? I need to know this since this should have been the first test ordered. Regular X-ray will not show all the soft tissue and discs that may be displaced. My email is drtimothydurnin@comcast.net, please e-mail me your...

Chiropractors: neck and trap, soft tissue treatment, pain management doctor
soft tissue treatment, pain management doctor, preferrably: Nicolas, I m not sure what your physical therapy consisted of. You need to try a short course of skilled neck joint manipulation, preferrably by a doctor of chiropractic. It should also include soft tissue treatment such as Graston Technique or active...

Chiropractors: Rib-Cage, Doctor, spine
Doctor, spine, brain stem: Adam, Yes, my advice is to find yourself an Upper Cervical Specific Doctor of Chiropractic. We see the same type of case very often and we have had phenomenal results. Find someone that can do what we do in your area. Yours in Best Health, Dr Robert...

Chiropractors: Back/rib cage pain., rib cage pain, disc bulges
rib cage pain, disc bulges, pinched nerves: Joe, sorry for the delay. If you have herniated discs in thoracic region I would focus on that and see if your rib pain is coming from pinched nerves. I would try cold laser directly over the spine if it clears up you k ow it s from the discs putting pressure...

Chiropractors: Self-Help SI Joint, outreach clinic, palmer school
outreach clinic, palmer school, herniated disc: Michelle, SEVEN MONTHS in Palmer s Clinic with no relief?! Shame on them! First, understand that I don t have all of your medical information, so it is hard to make precise recommendations. It really sounds to me like you have a lumbar disc problem...

Chiropractors: Severe lower back pain., neck and back injuries, broken tailbone
neck and back injuries, broken tailbone, pinched nerve: There are many possibilities that could be happening...without a hands on exam it would be difficult to pinpoint. I would suggest an evaluation by a good chiropractor. Tightness and spasm of the muscles in that area, as well as tightness in ligaments, or...

Chiropractors: Sharp pain under left shoulder blade, pain under left shoulder blade, inversion table
pain under left shoulder blade, inversion table, foam roller: It does sound like a rib, did you go back to the chiro that adjusted your rib? 2 things could happen. 1. He adjusted it incorrectly 2. He adjusted it correctly (many times pain will increase first few days ) you need to follow up. Ps- you can try cold...

Chiropractors: stomach muscle pain, misalignment, muscle pain
misalignment, muscle pain, chiropractor: It is possible that he caused ribs to misalign. This would give pain when breathing. I would suggest you have a chiropractor assess this. If there is misalignment, they would be best suited to fix it. Secondly, if there is a muscle issue, therapies could...

Chiropractors: stomach pains below breasts, sternal cartilage, anti inflammatory medications
sternal cartilage, anti inflammatory medications, stomach pains: It looks like you ve experienced a tearing of the sternal cartilage, the tissue which connects the breastbone to your ribs in the front of the body. You should see your primary medical doctor or chiropractor to determine if you need an x-ray, to rule out...

Chiropractors: Teen excessive joint popping, football linemen, seventeen years
football linemen, seventeen years, young folks: Hi Rachel, This is all quite normal. It s just joint noise and it is common in young folks. Some have it worse than others. So long as it s not painful popping, there s nothing to worry about except that it can drive you nutty. It has been suggested...

Chiropractors: Back twist?, psoas muscle, misalignment
psoas muscle, misalignment, thr: I m not sure what you mean by a THR. So this question is hard to answer because I don t know your history. It sounds like you have a misalignment of the lower back. You may have pulled your psoas muscle have your pt check that. That muscles action is forward...

Chiropractors: Upper back ache, upper back ache, long periods of time
upper back ache, long periods of time, strengthening exercises: Matt, Find someone that does Graston Technique and give that a try. Go to www.grastontechnique.com and find a chiropractor that is trained in it. Also, you must do strengthening exercises for the spine and back off of stretching things. Exercises...

Chiropractors: upper back ache, chiropractor, new york
chiropractor, new york: hello, don t get frustrated. you need to have an xray done to see if there is a scoliosis curve (lateral spinal curve) rule that out. carrying your child will make it worse right now. I m not sure how many times you saw your chiropractor (it sounds like only...

Chiropractors: adjustments after spinal surgery, Chiropractor, NYC
Chiropractor, NYC: That s a great question. You could get adjusted (but not in your lumbar spine) you can see your chiropractor for neck , upper thoracic adjustments. I would ask your surgeon how long until it completely heals. Another option; see a chiropractor with cold...

Chiropractors: Chest muscle pain, treadmill ekg, vertebrea
treadmill ekg, vertebrea, intercostal muscle: Hello Jill, This is common with hard coughing. You may have stained a intercostal muscle (muscles between the ribs) and subluxated a rib (rib moving out of joint). Ribs insert into the vertebrea in the back and wrap around to the front of the chest,...

Chiropractors: Should I be a Chiropractor?, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractor: Hello Arria, What a great Question!, What a Great Career!, Chiropractic helps people become healthier NATURALLY, safely, efficiently! To become any type of Doctor takes a LOT of time and dedication. To become a Doctor of Chiropractic you will need...

Chiropractors: Chronic back/joint pain, Spina Bifida Occulta, Neck pain, back pain
Neck pain, back pain, leg pain: Sarah, It is obvious that you are suffering the effects of abnormal function in your body. The doctors that you have seen thusfar have no idea how to help you because they are not trained to detect the cause of the problem, only to look at the effects and...

Chiropractors: Clicking in left knee, meniscus, left knee
meniscus, left knee, ligament: I would have you knee evaluated by a chiropractor, physical therapist, or orthopedic physician. You may have damaged a ligament or your meniscus. Or even still it may have been an old injury that you just never felt until now. Best of Luck Dr. Rus...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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