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Chiropractors: Sacrum pain, medical pathology, mri scan
medical pathology, mri scan, clinical details: Without knowing the clinical details of your mother s case, it is difficult to provide you with additional information. If her pain is not joint related, then perhaps a consult with a neurologist might help. If her pain is worsening, the odds of chiropractic...

Chiropractors: Scoliosis correction and the Clear Institute, spinal curvatures, insult to injury
spinal curvatures, insult to injury, proprietary technique: Some proprietary chiropractic techniques claim to correct abnormal spinal curves, and the proponents of these techniques have even published a copious amount of case reports showing that this is possible. However, there is no scientific evidence to show...

Chiropractors: Shoulder, ac joint, deltoid
ac joint, deltoid, collar bone: Hi Christopher, No, no...no need to raise your arm to say HI. There could be two things occuring in your shoulder. It can be your surround muscles which may include the deltoid and/or it could be the joints causing the pain with movements. There...

Chiropractors: Sternum Popping, right position, sternum
right position, sternum, misalignment: I would suggest seeking out a good chiropractor. It sounds as if there may be misalignment of one of the ribs, locking and causing tension. When you get in the right position, it relieves the pressure a bit, giving temporary relief. A good chiropractor...

Chiropractors: sacral transitional vertebra, staten island chiropractic, staten island low back pain
staten island chiropractic, staten island low back pain, staten island herniated disc: sacral transitional vertebrae , low back pain , sciatica , herniated disc , Hello Joe, Thank you for your question. ....sacral transitional vertebra .... , tells me some, not a lot. Our spine has different sections; Cervical (neck = 7 vertebrae),...

Chiropractors: severe lower back pain, musculoskeletal medicine, chiropractic
musculoskeletal medicine, chiropractic, back pain: Dear Rob, The problem with what you have told me is that I have no idea what type of examination your doctor performed. A strain injury is really a cop out diagnosis because it really tells me nothing about the involved anatomy. The word strain implies...

Chiropractors: severe upper back and upper chest pains and some in the sides, Staten Island Workers Compensation, Staten Island Disc Herniation
Staten Island Workers Compensation, Staten Island Disc Herniation, Staten Island Back Pain: back pain , chest pain , neck pain , trauma , fall off ladder , Hello David, Sorry to hear you are hurting. From where I stand, I think the fall down the ladder started a process that is resulting in your current complaints. Seventeen feet,...

Chiropractors: left side of my neck and arm and numbness in fingers, radiating pain, numbness
radiating pain, numbness, chiropractic: Dear Khateejah, The first thing I would recommend is that you need to address this with a functional orthopedic examination to determine if the the problem is in the neck or shoulder. The pain you have described can originate in either area and determining...

Chiropractors: Why so sore all the time?, staten island exercise, staten island sports
staten island exercise, staten island sports, staten island chiropractic: exercise , working out , goals , soreness , adaptation , Hello Bud, Congratulations on working out! Good Luck! Keep it up!!! Now,,,,,, soreness: You do not mention your height/ weight in your description- you do mention ....but my knees and...

Chiropractors: Thermography?, Nervous System, Brainstem
Nervous System, Brainstem, St Louis: Henryk, Could you please verify your email address for me? I want to be sure that you receive my messages. I will be sending you to your email the cost of the Drury Inn and the cost of The Two Week Program. As of June, I will be travelling that month and...

Chiropractors: Tingling in leg/feet / aching muscles, staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor
staten island chiropractic, staten island chiropractor, victor dolan: peripheral neuropathy , postural neuropathy , Hello Mike, Congratulations on the new car. Sorry to hear of your aches and pains. You state: ....45 yoa and have no medical problems..... ; but you have ....Leg and feet tingle, aching...

Chiropractors: TMD, craniosacral, TMJ
craniosacral, TMJ: Sheila: 1) if you are not making progress at three weeks, why continue treatment until a re-assessment? That does not make clinical sense. 2) craniosacral therapy is generally ineffective and its rationalle of tinkering with cerebrospinal fluid mechanics...

Chiropractors: thoracic pain, soft tissue massage, vertebrea
soft tissue massage, vertebrea, thoracic region: Hello Anthony, Yes, the ribs often can cause your symptoms. The ribs insert onto the vertebrea in two places, these joints can become irritated causing spinal pain and radiating pain tracking around the side or front of the chest where the ribs insert....

Chiropractors: thoracic spine pain, hot stone massage, mild scoliosis
hot stone massage, mild scoliosis, upper back pain: Beth, Subluxations can have thousands of causes and what most likely occurred is that you were already walking around with an unstable spine to begin with and when you got into this certain position there was enough force applied in the right direction to...

Chiropractors: Which treatment is best?, atlas
atlas: Mae, The Atlas Orthogonal concept has no scientific validity. The atlas will not reposition itself with any clicking or thumping device any better than with a hands-on joint manipulation. Sorry, but these folks have not really proven themselves, and the...

Chiropractors: Upper buttock pain but not back! Sport injury!, buttock pain, SI joint
buttock pain, SI joint, sacroiliac joint: Dear Alexandra, Chances are that you just have a strain of the buttock musculature. To test this, the best thing to do is figure out exactly what movements increase the pain and determine what muscles are firing during those motions. For example, squats,...

Chiropractors: Wrist pain, repetitive motion injury, wrist pain
repetitive motion injury, wrist pain, misalignment: It could be a variety of things: most like is a repetitive motion injury to the thumb. These come about when you do something over and over, causing strain, and then pain. There may be misalignment with it, as evidenced by the clicking. I would suggest...

Chiropractors: Arm / Shoulder trauma from dirt bike crash, Dr. JR Strecker, Thousand Oaks
Dr. JR Strecker, Thousand Oaks, 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: anterior tilt lower cross syndrome, neck, back
neck, back, spine: Naz, It sounds to me like you have not been to the right doctor yet, thats all. If you are able to travel to the states, we can arrange a week long stay here in St Louis to help you get back on track and then you would need to follow up in a few months....

Chiropractors: backache on using treadmill, musculoskeletal problem, time at home
musculoskeletal problem, time at home, homemaker: Back pain after starting exercise can come from many sources. I would suggest an evaluation by a chiropractor for the following reasons: If there is a medical problem, they should be able to determine that and send you to the proper physician, and 2. If...

Chiropractors: bone spurs/chronic pain, evidence based chiropractor
evidence based chiropractor: Karen, Your symptoms are not uncommon, and those with nerve-related referred pain into the upper extremity see chiropractors, PT s, and MD s of different specialties. As for MD s, you need to speak with an interventional pain management specialist (IPMS#....

Chiropractors: Car Accident, head strait, s curve
head strait, s curve, horrible pain: Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, I don t think that I can offer you much help with regard to your question, which largely deals with the complications of paying for care that you need but say you can t afford. I also can t provide specific treatment...

Chiropractors: CHIROPRACTORS IN INDIA, Staten Island Chiropractor, New York City Chiropractor
Staten Island Chiropractor, New York City Chiropractor, Victor Dolan: Hello Celin, Good luck on your adventure in India! As you know, Australia and it s close neighbor- New Zealand have Doctors of Chiropractic. This Staten Island Chiropractor, born and raised in New York City; went to Davenport Iowa, Palmer College of...

Chiropractors: Chondromalacia, hip flexors, chondromalacia patella
hip flexors, chondromalacia patella, strengthening exercises: Yep, in the web between the fingers. Should be painful when you contract the quads while it is sliding underneath your hand. There is two facets under the patella, so you may be feeling the patella track over them and the crepitus can be from the frayed...

Chiropractors: cervical spine, neural foraminal narrowing, multilevel neural foraminal narrowing
neural foraminal narrowing, multilevel neural foraminal narrowing, central disc herniation: First of all, the injuries described in this MRI are most likely not due to the car accident. Degenerative changes such as stenosis and foraminal narrowing occur overtime and were probably exacerbated from the trauma of the car accident. The degeneration...

Chiropractors: Is chiropractic help or surgery better for treating cervical bone spurs?, bone spur, spinal nerves
bone spur, spinal nerves, hand pain and numbness: Joel, People with bulging discs and bone spurs (or both) can find relief in some cases with commonly employed manual therapy from a chiropractor. It depends on the amount of neurologic impairment caused by the disc/spur, if there are issues of instability...

Chiropractors: Dull knee pain, medial collateral ligament, posterior cruciate ligament
medial collateral ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, anterior cruciate ligament: Unfortunately, without performing a physical examination it is difficulty to diagnose you with patellar tendonitis. If this is the case, you would feel pain along the patellar tendon which is located directly under the knee cap. Due to copyright restrictions...

Chiropractors: drop foot, low level laser, l4 l5
low level laser, l4 l5, christopher reeve: A good rehab program would help you regain much of the ability with the foot. A good PT or chiropractor should be able to help you with it. Another approach is the use of low level laser to help with the nerve issue . The LLLT has been shown to speed the...

Chiropractors: dull pain, pain source, arm muscle
pain source, arm muscle, dull pain: Firstly, I would check with your family physician to rule out a circulatory condition. As long as everything is medically clear, I would suggest you find a good chiropractor. From the symptoms you describe, you may have a misalignment in the elbow, wrist,...

Chiropractors: Facet Joint Arthritis, sciatica nerve pain, facet joint arthropathy
sciatica nerve pain, facet joint arthropathy, facet joints: Jenny, Improved slightly after six weeks is not really all that great when it s just lower back pain without sciatica (nerve pain into the leg/calf/foot). Facet joint arthropathy is not always correlated with back paln. You need to determine if you...

Chiropractors: CHIROPRACTORS IN INDIA, scammer, nanda
Chiropractors: CHIROPRACTORS IN INDIA, scammer, nanda, con artist

Chiropractors: cervical spine, broken egg, herniation
Chiropractors: cervical spine, broken egg, herniation, herniated disc

Chiropractors: Pinched nerve, ilium, sacrum
Chiropractors: Pinched nerve, ilium, sacrum, chiropractor

Chiropractors: feet, long distances, athletes foot
long distances, athletes foot, fungal infection: Hi Jess. Unfortunately itchiness and tingling are not symptoms specific to one condition. The most common skin condition involving the feet is called athletes foot . It is a fungal infection which causes irritation to the skin. It may also be associated with...

Chiropractors: Grinding sound in neck, misalignment, shoulder pain
misalignment, shoulder pain, chiropractor: Inflammation in the neck can cause the grinding sound. I would suggest having an evaluation by your physician first to make sure nothing is medically wrong. A visit to a chiropractor would also be beneficial as misalignment in the spine can cause inflammation,...

Chiropractors: Haemangioma, yoga postures, disc bulge
yoga postures, disc bulge, lumbar spine: Hello Sally, You may want to see a(your) Chiropractor. Numbness is caused by impingement upon a nerve. If it is stemming from the lumbar spine the MRI should show the impingement. However if it is a small/functional disc bulge it may not show up...

Chiropractors: Herniated Disk, spinal decompression therapy, emg nerve test
spinal decompression therapy, emg nerve test, psoas muscles: Hi Julie: GOOD POINT.! What a difference. We are referring to NON-SURGICAL with the 9000.Just make sure they tune in to the right level on the machine. If Mom blood pressure OK. Go from 90 degrees (horizontal) advancing at 10 degree increments for 5 minutes...

Chiropractors: hip and leg pain, achilles tendons, hip and leg pain
achilles tendons, hip and leg pain, external rotators: Hi Aidan: How old are you.? I m thinking Middle or High School. You have flat feet. That means your thigh & leg are internally rotating. This puts stress on your Foot, Ankle, Knee & Hip AND Low Back. You need to strengthen your EXTERNAL rotators. Those Orthotics...

Chiropractors: Information, Staten Island Subluxation, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Subluxation, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Arthritis: Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Joint Disease, OsteoArthritis, OsteoArthritic degeneration, long term deterioration, Back Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Arthritis, Subluxation, improper movement pattern, poor posture habits, poor movement, repetitive...

Chiropractors: L5 hurniated disk, herniated, disc
herniated, disc, MRI: Hi Aaron: A resounding YES.! That s part of what we live for. Of course unless, it is so herniated that you need surgery. The term Herniated or Slipped Disc is very vague and generic. We need to slice this Pizza into pieces but first we need to know how...

Chiropractors: Left Leg and foot numb, cause numbness, pins and needles
cause numbness, pins and needles, laundry list: Karen, No pain? No swelling? No loss of ability to walk on heels and toes? No tenderness to squeeze your calf muscles? No knee arthritis? No diabetes? No back pain? This rules out a lot of things. If you spend a lot of time sitting with your leg...

Chiropractors: Low back and Leg pain, herniated disc, decompression
herniated disc, decompression, chiropractc: Chris, Sounds like you are in a very tough situation. First I don t think the knee replacement is directly at fault but may have been a contributing factor as the replacement may have left the leg shorter or longer on the side of replacement which cause...

Chiropractors: Low back/sciatic/gas/MRI, spinal decompression, compression fracture
spinal decompression, compression fracture, massage work: The spinal decompression will help tremendously with this condition. As far as the compression fracture; I don t believe it should be an issue at this point, but, it depends how badly it was compressed. The intestinal symptoms could be associated with spinal...

Chiropractors: l5 disk bulge, Staten Island Disc Bulge, Staten Island Disc Herniation
Staten Island Disc Bulge, Staten Island Disc Herniation, Staten Island Low Back Pain: Disk Bulge, Disk Herniation, Low Back Pain, Disc Bulge, Disc Herniation, Staten Island Disc Bulge, Staten Island Disc Herniation, Staten Island Low Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, sciatica, pinched nerve, pinched sciatic nerve, Staten Island sciatica,...

Chiropractors: ligamentous laxity, soft tissue treatment, muscle spasm
soft tissue treatment, muscle spasm, scar tissue: Hello Kayla, Often when the ribs subluxate (move out of place)the joint capsule can be torn (ligaments make up joint capsules)thus causing the instability. Chiropractic adjustments (to restore normal biomechanics), soft tissue treatment (to reduce...

Chiropractors: lower back pain, degenerative disc disease, lower back pain
degenerative disc disease, lower back pain, 7eleven: Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, I can t provide you with a diagnosis or specific recommendations for treatment over the Internet. In general, however, your symptoms seem to suggest that you may have reached a point in your life where you are suffering...

Chiropractors: Median Nerve, Chiropractor, pinched nerves
Chiropractor, pinched nerves, arm pain: Jason, I feel you have hit the nail on the head! I agree with you it does appear that the symptoms you describe are consistent with a pinched nerve that is most likely in the neck to upper back area. As far as the home remedies you have exhausted just about...

Chiropractors: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, Multiple sclerosis, functional blood chemistry
Multiple sclerosis, functional blood chemistry, Blood brain Barrier: Dear Jack, I would like to answer this question but it is not as simple as a yes or a no answer. I do believe that your daughter s theory of a vaccine causing the demylenation/inflammation has some teeth to it. Can I say this is exactly the cause, no I...

Chiropractors: middle/lower back pain surrounding spine, lower back pain, xc race
lower back pain, xc race, medical issue: It is quite possible that things have twisted again. I would suggest a chiropractor examine and treat this, as well as set you up in a good rehab program for strengthening. They should also be able to tell you if it is more of a medical issue and refer accordingly...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, good body posture, long periods of time
good body posture, long periods of time, neck muscles: Thanks for your question. First, I would recommend seeing a musculoskeletal-based doctor of chiropractic (D.C.), or see your family physician for initial evaluation and referral. Secondly, based on the mechanism of the injury and the symptoms you described,...

Chiropractors: Neck Injury, good body posture, long periods of time
good body posture, long periods of time, neck muscles: Dear Jesse, There are various structures at the neck that could be injured due to the guillotine choke. The mechanism of this technique forced the neck to flex or bend beyond its normal limitation. This can cause the muscle to tear, the neck bone or vertebrae...

Chiropractors: Neck injury?, autonomic nervous system, reflex sympathetic dystrophy
autonomic nervous system, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, myelopathy: Hi Nicole: Wow.! Well, I an very surprised the Ortho did not order an MRI yet. Did he even take Xrays.? Any prior trauma to your neck EVER that you can recall.? The neck pop and immediate onset of pain puts you into Traumatically Induced catagory.Your symptoms...

Chiropractors: Neck Problems, soft tissue damage, rehab program
soft tissue damage, rehab program, auto accidents: First, I apologize for the lateness of my reply. Hectic time of the year for us!!! You mention that you have been seeing a chiropractor. Does he do adjustments only, or does he use therapies (electric stimulation, heat, etc). Sometimes this is a necessity...

Chiropractors: New Problem, soft tissue injury, soft tissue problems
soft tissue injury, soft tissue problems, chiropractor: If it didn t need to be adjusted, it would probably not damage the joint. However, it may have caused soft tissue problems that would now need to be corrected (myofascial release is a good approach to the tissues in that area). When the tissues are irritated,...

Chiropractors: neck problems, upper ribs, cervical nerves
upper ribs, cervical nerves, neck muscles: Hi Victoria Without performing an actual examination, I am not able to provide you with a definitive answer. I will attempt to provide you with some information that you can take a chiropractor and hopefully get a solid diagnosis. The pain is his neck may...

Chiropractors: numb fingers sore wrist, numb fingers, rehab program
numb fingers, rehab program, wrist splint: You could have the beginnings of carpal tunnel syndrome. The method in which you describe serving; arm overhead and wrist bent is detrimental to the wrist mechanics. Extension of the wrist, coupled with misalignment, can increase the internal pressure of...

Chiropractors: Back Pain, staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic
staten island sports injury, staten island chiropractic, staten island back pain: back pain, herniated disc, staten island back pain, staten island herniated disc, HNP, pinched nerve, back injury, stiff back, staten island sports injury Hello Mike, I am sorry to hear of your injury, sorry to hear of your persistent back pain....

Chiropractors: Back Pain, congenital anomalies, thoracic spine
congenital anomalies, thoracic spine, spinal specialist: Hi Kevin: Yes. That was the developmental thing I was referring to. The Spinous Processes on your Vertebrates are shorter than average. So you can t feel them well.Look at a Spine model. You will see what I m talking about. This is common. But that area should...

Chiropractors: Pain in the hips, femur head, hip joints
femur head, hip joints, ainis: Dear Ainis, From the look at your X-ray, the right femur head is jammed into the acetabulum. This could be the reason causing you hip pain especially with stretching (opening the legs apart and bending forward or toward the center). Kicking may exacerbate...

Chiropractors: Pain radiating to head,arm & shoulder blade, Whiplash, Cervical
Whiplash, Cervical, Sprain: Hi Angela: Sorry to hear of your situation. A Whiplash is Cervical acceleration deceleration injury. or CAD. This results in injury to the Neck. You have as Acute Musculo-Ligamentous Sprain/Strain. Beyond the Xray, I would like to see you schedule an MRI Scan...

Chiropractors: Pain in right side under ribs, Lymph nodes swelling chiropractic
Lymph nodes swelling chiropractic: Courtney, The way this question is posed it is my advice that you get medical attention right away. Please be aware that anytime a patient suspects that their lymph nodes are involved they need a medical work up. Please do so immediately. Once you have...

Chiropractors: Pinched nerve, ligament, tendon
ligament, tendon: Hi Nicole: That is my Nieces name too!. You STRAIN a muscle/tendon. You SPRAIN a joint. Most of the time it is a combo. sprain/strain. Strains heal. Sprains really do not heal. They just stop hurting. This is why you get so much money in Court for a Whiplash....

Chiropractors: back pain, Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island pain medication side effects
Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island pain medication side effects, victor dolan: Back pain, severe back pain, shoulder blade pain, Staten Island Back Pain, pain medications, Hello Jennifer, I am sorry to hear of your pain. How did you hurt yourself? Did you have a slip/ trip/ fall?, Did you lift something heavy?,...

Chiropractors: pain in my arm bone, bone bruise, chiropractor
bone bruise, chiropractor, pinched nerves: Dear Noushin, Ouch that must have hurt. You would need to rule out any bone brusing that may have occurred. The fact that the pain went away and came may means that you should have your neck and upper back assessed for pinched nerves. These nerves exit...

Chiropractors: prolonged calf pain, Chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush
Chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush, Knee pain Anthem Arizona: Sue, I am sorry to hear you are suffering for so long with this calf pain. It seems you have had quite a bit of testing done but I didn t see two other possibilities that should be ruled out. First one is called a Bakers cyst.This usually happens behind...

Chiropractors: Requirements for Chiropractor, math subjects, poor attendance
math subjects, poor attendance, admission office: Dear Kristian, I won t be able to answer your question. You will be able to get updated information to your inquiries by calling the admission office of the chiropractic school that you are interested in. Each school may have different requirements. ...

Chiropractors: RIB PAIN, gall bladder, rib pain
gall bladder, rib pain, pain medication: Thank you for your question. No, an orthopedic surgeon is not the same as a doctor of chiropractic. An orthopedic surgeon specializes in the surgical management of musculoskeletal disorders; a chiropractor specializes in the non-surgical management of...

Chiropractors: Rib Cartilage, rib cartilage, extreme discomfort
rib cartilage, extreme discomfort, mths: Taking an elbow to the ribs may have caused misalignment to the rib, as well as a bruise. I would suggest having it checked by a good chiropractor. They should be able to assess and treat it, as well as set you in a good rehab program to help it strengthen...

Chiropractors: Rib pops out in back, staten island back pain, staten island kinesio tape
staten island back pain, staten island kinesio tape, staten island kinesiotaping: Back pain, subluxated rib, misaligned rib, luxated rib, staten island back pain, staten island kinesio tape, staten island kinesiotaping Hello Gina, I am sorry to hear of your Back Pain. As part of their problem, many times my Staten Island Back...

Chiropractors: rib pain, intercostal muscles, rib pain
intercostal muscles, rib pain, greasy food: Dear Darren, No, chiropractor and orthopaedics specialist are no the same. You would most likely benefit more in this case by seeing a chiropractor. Good that the organs are not involved. This would point to more of a chiropractic specialty for management...

Chiropractors: rib pain, hair line fracture, hairline fracture
hair line fracture, hairline fracture, rib fracture: Darren, Actually that is a yes and no answer. The orthopedic surgeon obviously specializes in surgery and a Chiropractor specializes in non surgical techniques and does not utilize drugs. So in your case you would see a Chiropractor for manipulation of...

Chiropractors: rib pain, rib pain, best route
rib pain, best route, misalignment: If an xray should reveal no fracture, what most likely is happening is that there is a misalignment at the head of the rib, leading to shifting and causing pain. Realignment coupled with a rehab program to strengthen your spine would be the best route to...

Chiropractors: right rib pain, Chiropractor, chronic pain from an accident
Chiropractor, chronic pain from an accident, rib pain lung inflammation: Annette Obviously you have been through a very traumatic incident/accident and have suffered with multiple injuries. First and foremost if you have had the MRIs and the Cat Scans that is a good starting point. These types of diagnostic tests are excellent...

Chiropractors: Shoulder Injury, shoulder press, muscles of the shoulder
shoulder press, muscles of the shoulder, shoulder joint: You may have only caused a deep strain, probably to one of the smaller muscles of the shoulder joint. A visit to a chiropractor that deals with sports injuries would be of best benefit. They can assess and treat it, rehab it, and, if necessary, refer out...

Chiropractors: SI Joint Manipulation
I can understand your hesitance. Unfortunately, just like with medical doctors, there are good and bad chiropractors. It is possible to have caused the misalignment by the adjustment; pain like you experienced is not normal. I would follow through with...

Chiropractors: SI Joint Manipulation, long periods of time, dull ache
long periods of time, dull ache, initial injury: Nicole, Chiropractors are trained to diagnose as are MD s. Clinically, our most frustrating patients are the ones that are scared or overly emotional about their pain. It often is a sign of psychological barriers. It would really be best for you to directly...

Chiropractors: SI Joint Pain, nerve test, sciatica pain
nerve test, sciatica pain, rhumatologist: Without Trauma. It s unlikely your Disc got worse. Bulging Disc s are considered normal variants these days. Get an exercise ball. Strengthen the Multifidi and Psoas back muscles. Don t irritate the SI. Try Inversion Traction. Hanging upside down. You can...

Chiropractors: SI Joint Problems, extension exercises, health care provider
extension exercises, health care provider, treatment regime: SI problems are not typically associated with sciatic type symptoms. However a chiropractor should be able to differentiate between a disc or SI problem through a series of orthopedic tests. I would advise perhaps seeing another chiropractor. As for inversion,...

Chiropractors: Spinal Injuries, central disc herniation, s1 nerve root
central disc herniation, s1 nerve root, degenerative disc disease: The MRI scan report essentially indicates that your father has some osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), degenerative disc disease, and multiple levels of disc herniations without the disc actually compressing the spinal nerves. There is also narrowing...

Chiropractors: Spondylolisthesis and laser treatment options, core stabilization exercises, cervical vertabrae
core stabilization exercises, cervical vertabrae, lumbar vertebra: Hi Dana, Sorry that your mom has such troubles. If the chiropractic care has not proven effective in reducing pain and improving daily living activities over the last month with such frequent care, odds are it s not going to do so at all. It is important...

Chiropractors: sharp lower back pain, Dr. JR Strecker, Thousand Oaks
Dr. JR Strecker, Thousand Oaks, 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: si joint, leg length discrepancy, side planks
leg length discrepancy, side planks, abdominal crunches: Michael, You ve had a lot of treatment. When you say chiropractic, what did that consist of? Have you had this: www.grastontechnique.com? Do you have a leg length discrepancy? Are you doing abdominal crunches (if so, stop)? Has the chiorpractor...

Chiropractors: sternum cracking, and tender rib., transdermal, ibuprofen
transdermal, ibuprofen: Hi Kristine: How are you.? Is it the 3rd. Rib from the top or the bottom.? You have Costocondritis or Tietzies Syndome. Those are fancy words for Cartilage inflammation. The Ribs articulate at the Sternum. Those are the Costosternal joints. Your joint there...

Chiropractors: T12 compressed fracture of 30%, Multifidi, Psoas
Multifidi, Psoas, Pilates: Hi Renee: I m glad I could be of help. If you ever catch that Roach get him bronzed. My sister hates them too. I want to open a practice in The Islands sometime. BYE,,,Keep in touch. Dr Ron.. Hi Renee: I forgot about one VERY important thing. When you...

Chiropractors: Tense/Cracking back muscles, forward head posture, poor posture
forward head posture, poor posture, shoulder muscles: Hello Mark, Thank you for the followup question. As discussed, I will talk about building health . While I am trained to think bio-mechanically primarily, a nutritional approach may be helpful as well! Stress, even allopathic medical physicians...

Chiropractors: Throasic pain-intercostal nerve damage, low level laser, gastric ulcer
low level laser, gastric ulcer, scar tissue: Does you chiropractor use therapies (ultrasound, elec. stim, etc)? One in particular that works well is low level laser. Not many chiros have it, and some that do are willing to work on other chiros patients to help them heal (we do this all the time in...

Chiropractors: Tilted pelvis, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Back Pain
Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Back Pain, good health naturally: low back pain, tilted pelvis, sacro-iliac joint, SI joint, Lumbar spine, herniated disc, left calf - left foot tingling ; Right sided disc herniation, Hello Nicole, I am sorry to hear that you injured your lower back running. I am sorry to hear...

Chiropractors: Treatment for damage to cranial nerves, 12 cranial nerves, low level laser
12 cranial nerves, low level laser, cranial nerve: Jared, We really do not treat damaged cranial nerves, and I hope your teachers aren t touting that we can. We provide soft tissue therapy to cranial nerve regions outside of the boney cranium, e.g. the soft tissues that surround CN5 and CN7. But do you...

Chiropractors: Uncomfort in back then clicking in chest, ribcage, rehab program
ribcage, rehab program, sternum: The prolonged twisted position while seated is probably putting pressure on the ribcage, leading to the discomfort you describe. Modification of the workstation would be a first start; and evaluation by a chiropractor to correct any underlying structural...

Chiropractors: upper back pain, cracking, and hypermobility, alignment problem, upper back pain
alignment problem, upper back pain, bulging disks: Cracking your own spine, if forced and not done under a normal movement or stretch, can be harmful to your spine. Feeling the constant need to crack the spine leads me to believe there is a structural alignment problem that needs to be addressed. Coupling...

Chiropractors: arm pain and finger numbness, degenerative disc disease, finger numbness
degenerative disc disease, finger numbness, cause numbness: It s difficult to determine what is causing your pain without knowing a full history of your current condition. Are you only getting this pain in the morning? If so, it may be caused by your neck position when you are sleeping. Are you waking up in the middle...

Chiropractors: Bulging L4/L5, 6 years after surgery., staten island socialized medicine, staten island herniated disc
staten island socialized medicine, staten island herniated disc, staten island chiropractic: national healthcare, socialized healthcare, cauda equina syndrome, pulled muscle , MRI, Herniated Disc, bulging disc, sciatica, staten island socialized medicine, staten island herniated disc Hello Karina, I am sorry to hear that you you are in...

Chiropractors: Cervical ribs/reverse cervical spine, REVERSED CERVICAL CURVE, numbness in arm
REVERSED CERVICAL CURVE, numbness in arm: hello kelli, Those are good questions. Everyone has cervical ribs and many people have a posterior ponticus (which is really in consequential) Congrats on feeling better. Often times patients will get better with 1-7 adjustments by a chiropractor. The...

Chiropractors: Chronic Neck Pain, Chiropractic, disc protrusion
Chiropractic, disc protrusion, disc pain: Heather, It is possible that you have more than just the disc protrusion. However it seems to me that you have not found someone who has helped you with the disc issue. You will need to find a chiropractor who utilizes spinal distraction. Once you do you...

Chiropractors: Constant headache after injury, constant headache, question with regard
constant headache, question with regard, migrane headache: Andrew, Thank you for your question. With regard to your question as to whether your headaches could be related to your rugby injuries, and could they be treated, in my opinion, I believe that yes, your headaches could very well be associated with your...

Chiropractors: Curious about the profession, Dr. JR Strecker, should I be a chiropractor
Dr. JR Strecker, should I be a chiropractor, chiropractor: Thanks for your question. These are all really great questions that you should consider before choosing a profession. Keep in mind, I could give you several pages of answers, but the most important thing for you to do right now is research all the types...

Chiropractors: calf tingling after an adjustment, hip extensors, neurologic exam
hip extensors, neurologic exam, unfortunate consequence: Pam, It is possible that there is SI joint irritation and that you are experiencing chemical radiculitis. This is where inflammatory chemicals irritate the nerve membrane and cause referred pain or tingling into the lower extremity (thigh, leg, or foot)....

Chiropractors: chronic low back pain, Chiropractor, back pain
Chiropractor, back pain, pregnancy: Rhonda, First and foremost I am sorry to hear of your loss. I do believe that a miscarriage is a necessity of life. Realize you have an innate intelligence that resides within and it was your innate intelligence that allowed the miscarriage to take place....

Chiropractors: compression fracture, compression fracture
compression fracture: June, There is nothing that the chiropractor or any doctor can do to change the compression fracture. Any pain you have surrounding it is likely caused by pinched or compressed tissues and not from the bone itself. If you have pain, it may not even be...

Chiropractors: Degenerative Disc Disease, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic, Degenerative Disc Disease: degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, DDD, DJD, Staten Island Degenerative Disc Disease, osteoarthritis, osteoarthritic degeneration, misalignment causing degeneration, subluxation, vertebral subluxation complex, good health, Hello...

Chiropractors: Deltoid pain?, shoulder pain, chiropractor
shoulder pain, chiropractor: Ray, First of all, thank you for the details on how the incident happened. Also, your detailed explanation of which motions and positions increases pain is helpful. When you say it hurts behind the deltoid, I will assume you also have pain on top of the shoulder...

Chiropractors: Disc bulging of the spine., central canal stenosis, paracentral disc protrusion
central canal stenosis, paracentral disc protrusion, genetic variables: Hello Angela, You mention the lumbar spine with the disc bulging but the levels you stated are all in the neck???? Guessing that was a mistake. From the MRI this sounds like marked degeneration of the cervical spine which is not normal for a 17 yr...

Chiropractors: deltoid, rotator cuff pain, push ups
rotator cuff pain, push ups, dumbbell press: It sounds as if, from your description, you may have strained part of the rotator cuff. Pain can be very great from an injury to these muscles. I would suggest ice, 20 minutes on, 20 minutes off. rEpeat 4 times. Do this for 2 days, then switch to heat,...

Chiropractors: disc problems, Stenosis, neck pain
Stenosis, neck pain, disc bulge: Dear Jodi, First and foremost you have serious health issues with the combination of all three you should seek care as soon as possible. One of the things that amazes me about the human body is that I have seen conditions such as yours and the patient...

Chiropractors: disc protrusion, mri, chiropractor
mri, chiropractor: as far as medication goes, that is not my place to answer. I do not prescribe medication and do not believe medication is the solution to this problem or many other problems/conditions for that matter. Your MRI report says you have thoracic(D) and lumbar(L)...

Chiropractors: Effectiveness of Chiropractic Treatment (specific dx), Fibromyalgia, Brain Based Therapy
Fibromyalgia, Brain Based Therapy, BBT: Kelly, I think it is important that you understand that traditional medicine has little to offer patients with Fibromyalgia except medications that really only address the symptoms and not the underlying cause of Fibromyalgia. Most of these medications...

Chiropractors: genua valga, x legs, physical situation
Chiropractors: genua valga, x legs, physical situation, female friend

Chiropractors: first rib out, Staten Island Auto Accident, car crash
Staten Island Auto Accident, car crash, Staten Island whiplash: first rib out, first rib subluxation, whiplash, cervical acceleration deceleration injury, staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident, staten island car crash, cervical sprain strain, staten island whiplash, soft tissue injury, ...

Chiropractors: fracture?, dizziness and nausea, neck joints
dizziness and nausea, neck joints, mild concussion: Chel, You have classic symptoms of neck sprain/strain and mild concussion, very similar to whiplash. The irritated neck joints refer to the upper back by your shoulder blade. The rattling of your brain against your skull also causes the dizziness and...

Chiropractors: Grinding sound in back between shoulder blades, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic: Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Joint Noises, Joint Grinding, Joint Pain, Hello Liz, Congratulations on your exercise routine--- Keep that up !!! .....I noticed that my back makes a soft grinding...

Chiropractors: genua valga, genua valga, straight legs
genua valga, straight legs, skinny jeans: Hi Khusi I am sorry to hear about your situation. Unfortunetly genu valga is a structural condition, there aren t any exercises that can effectively straighten your knee. I am not qualified to discuss the suggestion of silicone implantation, you are better...

Chiropractors: Hip numbness, restless leg syndrome, lower extremities
restless leg syndrome, lower extremities, bone infections: Hi Nicola, It is very difficult to diagnose a condition without conducting a physical examination. I would first advise you to get an xray, taken of your lower back and hips. It is important to rule out any serious conditions such as bone infections etc....

Chiropractors: hip pain and plantar fasciitis, plantar fascitis
plantar fascitis: Dorothy, Ask your sports doctor: Isn t everybody s hips a little off? If the doctor believe he is aligning your hips, that s a flawed paradigm to begin with. This doesn t mean that pelvic joint manipulation isn t helpful. I m just making a point......

Chiropractors: My Jaw??!!, clapping hands, o brien
clapping hands, o brien, permanent damage: Hello Cristian, The TMJ joint has a cartilage disc that can become irritated, swollen, or slip forward (which causes the locking of the TMJ joint. Once the TMJ joint or disc is irritated you will want to ice and avoid any chewy food, gum, bread,...

Chiropractors: Knee, cartilage damage, mri of the knee
cartilage damage, mri of the knee, horrible pain: Hello Natasha, You may want to have a MRI of the knee, delayed swelling can be a sign of cartilage damage to the meniscus etc. Also you will be able to see if the ligaments were torn. No x-rays as they only show bone. Ice and elevate the knee much...

Chiropractors: knee injury, bone bruise, quadriceps
bone bruise, quadriceps, deep tissue: It is quite possible only a deep bruise. If you haven t done so, Ice 20 min on and 20 off, repeating 4 times. Do this for 2 days, then switch to heat, at the same times of application. Anti inflammatories as necessary. If you do not see a change in symptoms...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Pain, Disc herniation, Disc dehydration
Disc herniation, Disc dehydration, Facet syndrome: Able, You actually have more than one health issue. Obviously the facet swelling is a sigh that you have bio mechanical problems going on. (This would be similar to a swollen ankle after you have twisted it. Be aware this can happen to the joints in your...

Chiropractors: leg numbness, See: www.spineuniverse.com www.spine-health.com
See: www.spineuniverse.com www.spine-health.com: Hi Gabrielle: It would be prudent to go to your GP,MD. He will get Lab work: #1. CBC w/diff,SMAC,UA & CRP,ESR,Thyroid Panal. This will identify any obvious abnormalities. If normal BUT, problem persists,#2. Lumbar MRI & Lower Extremity EMG. For that, go...

Chiropractors: lumpy neck and sore ears, swollen lymphnodes, sore ears
swollen lymphnodes, sore ears, lymph nodes: Hi Holly, You may be suffering from swollen lymphnodes in the neck region. There are several lymph nodes located in the neck and jaw region. You may be suffering from an infection, but the only way to find out is to visit your medical doctor. This is not...

Chiropractors: MRI INTERPERTATION, l5 s1 disc, schmorls nodes
l5 s1 disc, schmorls nodes, mri results: The easiest thing to do is to use your question, and answer accordingly, my answers underneath: Vertebral alignment and marrow signal are normal. There are small inferior endplate Schmorl s nodes at L2 and L3. The conus terminates at L1-2. Schmorls nodes...

Chiropractors: MRI INTERPERTATION, Chiropractic, disc bulging
Chiropractic, disc bulging, disc pain: Angela, I am very sorry to hear of your situation. I hope the following will help. As far as your MRI I will comment in between the statements you sent me. Vertebral alignment and marrow signal are normal. There are small inferior endplate Schmorl...

Chiropractors: MRI INTERPERTATION, degenerative disc disease, l5 s1 disc
degenerative disc disease, l5 s1 disc, disc herniation: Thanks for your questions. Regarding interpretation of the MRI: - There are five vertebrae in the lower back (lumbar spine), which are referred to as L1 through L5. S1 is the top part of the sacrum (tailbone). - A Schmorl s node is a vertical disc...

Chiropractors: MRI INTERPERTATION, degenerative disc disease, l5 s1 disc
degenerative disc disease, l5 s1 disc, mri results: The most significant finding is that at L3-4 or your 3rd and 4th lumbar verterbra. The MRI found some degenerative changes occurring at these segments. What this means is that the disc and the space in between these two vertebras is narrowing. There is some...

Chiropractors: MRI INTERPERTATION, disc bulge, Chiropractor
disc bulge, Chiropractor: hello, looking at your MRI alone without seeing you, you should make a full recovery. If after 3 months, no results you may want to see another chiropractor. Where are you located? your MRI in english: Schmorl s nodes are incidental, and heal as your...

Chiropractors: New Chiropractor, chronic neck and shoulder pain, soft tissue treatment
chronic neck and shoulder pain, soft tissue treatment, neck and shoulder pain: HI Kimberly. Post treatment soreness from joint manipulation is very common and almost always benign and transient. Usually pre-manipulation massage or other form of soft tissue preparation makes the manipulation less likely to cause soreness, and more...

Chiropractors: Night Back Pain, back pain, chiropractor
back pain, chiropractor: hello, Does his back hurt him during the day? or is it only at night? first thing you might want to check is your mattress. If it is older then 5 or 6 years its probably time for a new mattress. the sleep number is good, because it adjusts its firmness...

Chiropractors: neck, pointer finger, neck adjustments
pointer finger, neck adjustments, spinal manipulation: Hi Carol, INTENSE pain is not a normal reaction after spinal manipulation. You may have a condition that requires another form of treatment other than manipulation to that area and perhaps the adjustment aggravated a underlying condition. Perhaps soft tissue...

Chiropractors: neck clicking/cracking, 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: neck crackle, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Chiropractic: joint noise, neck crackle, crepitus, staten island chiropractic Hello Jade, First, right away let me be a little comforting; this does not sound very serious. The body makes noise, if the noise is accompanied by pain it is serious; if the noise...

Chiropractors: neck pain, causes of neck pain, computer work
causes of neck pain, computer work, chiropractor: Hi Angela, Chiropractic can help you manage your current symptoms. Computer work is one of the most common causes of neck pain, especially in today s society. You could benefit from muscle stretching and postural strengthening both which will help you with...

Chiropractors: neck problem, central disc protrusion, disk protrusion
central disc protrusion, disk protrusion, motor nerve: I think that you are asking if you suffer from any nerve damage. Because you are experiencing some numbness, yes I do believe you are experiencing some nerve damage. There is a lot of things going on with your neck and shoulder. Your previous MRI indicated...

Chiropractors: Pain when lying flat, gluteal region, leg symptoms
gluteal region, leg symptoms, flat on my back: At this point I wouldn t worry about your asymmetry right now. I would focus on strengthening and whether or not this aids with your symptoms. I can not give you a definite prognosis without having examining you myself. Typically, you should notice improvement...

Chiropractors: Pain in Left Upper Abdomen, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Bobbie, Thank you for your comments/ further information. ....I have a copy of the MRI from my fall in 2007, and it states T-12 to L-1, and noted small tears, disc bulge, etc. all in the L region .... , these disc tears, disc bulges can be...

Chiropractors: Pectoral muscle pain, pectoral muscle pain, breast diseases
pectoral muscle pain, breast diseases, burning sensation: Hey Niki, I am glad to hear that the ultrasound was negative. The relief you feel with massage is a good indication that there may be an active trigger point in that region. Massage therapy or Active Release Therapy may be beneficial for you. I would search...

Chiropractors: Persistent neck sprain., Chiropractic, Neck Pain
Chiropractic, Neck Pain: racheal, i see your from malta? wow. that is far away. I don t think that would be classified as a sprain, considering there was no trauma to your neck. It very well could be from all the pillows propped up behind your neck. I would have someone slightly...

Chiropractors: Potential neck Herniation, neck stretcher, university health care
neck stretcher, university health care, university health care system: Hello Dave, I am sorry to hear of your condition and pain. ....I Got a Hernia in my neck from a chiropractor in 2007.... , I am sorry to hear that Chiropractic could have caused your complaint. Many people come TO the Doctor of Chiropractic for neck...

Chiropractors: back pain, Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor, SI Chiropractic: back pain, staten island back pain, kyphosis, MRI, degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, DJD, osteoarthritis, herniated disc, HNP, disc protrusion, Doctor of Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, Hello Jody, I am sorry to...

Chiropractors: Back pain, arlene arlene, neurologic examination
arlene arlene, neurologic examination, chiropractor: Arlene, Blacked out from what? Yes! Please take him to a doctor! At the least he needs a neurologic examination. His PCP is a good place to start. A sports chiropractor is also okay (see: www.acbsp.com). He needs to get looked at immediately....

Chiropractors: pain in the left leg and rerely left hand due to disk bulging, Staten Island Bulging Disc, Staten Island Disk Bulge
Staten Island Bulging Disc, Staten Island Disk Bulge, staten island chiropractor: low back pain, bulging disc, staten island low back pain, sciatica, staten island chiropractic Hello dhananjaya, I am sorry to hear of your complaints, of your deteriorative condition. Slipped discs , bulging discs, degenerative discs, sciatica,...

Chiropractors: pelvis adjustment, board of chiropractic examiners, pubic region
board of chiropractic examiners, pubic region, state board of chiropractic examiners: I share your concerns and your suspicions. There is no legitimate adjustment with which I am familiar that requires the doctor to hold a patient s penis while manipulating ligaments and muscles of the pelvis. Indeed, it would be the rare situation in which...

Chiropractors: Another question, soft tissue lesions, thoracolumbar fascia
soft tissue lesions, thoracolumbar fascia, transverse friction: Nicole, First off, you re not dying from anything so there s no rush. Don t worry. It s all up to you as to when you want to get things checked out. The objective is to get the right treatment, and I know that this is not always easy. Even I have...

Chiropractors: Another question, palmer chiropractic college, soft tissue damage
palmer chiropractic college, soft tissue damage, back stiffness: Low level laser simply increases the ATP (energy) of the cells that are being photo-irradiated. It can modulate inflammatory reactions. It can alter pain sensation. Some people seem to be good responders to laser, and others not. A scientific review on...

Chiropractors: RE:, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Chiropractor: Hello again Jan, I do hope the previous advice helped out a bit. I am glad you went to the orthopedic and had an examination and Xray. I am a BIG advocate of asking questions. I do not mind when my patients ask me questions, it makes me think,...

Chiropractors: Re: Grinding sound in back between shoulder blades, Staten Island Chiropractor
Staten Island Chiropractor: Hello Again, Thank you for the additional information. No trauma, no change in routine. ....The noise seems to be less in the morning or after long periods of standing.... - this means that when you are in a proper posture, ie: sleeping, relaxed,...

Chiropractors: Rib Cartilage, staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractor, staten island chiropractic, staten island kinesio tape: Hello Larry Jordan, I do not think that you are asking another question, but with additional info I think I will continue our conversation--- I hope that is okay. There certainly is a lump/bump on my rip which only hurts when I m lying face down on...

Chiropractors: Runner with Butt Pain, Runners Butt
Runners Butt: Samantha, I see this quite often. For many it is treatable and resolvable. Your story is quite familiar, as many have tried the sitting on the tennis ball thing (which doesn t work). First, for most cases of Runners Butt, the problem is the hamstring...

Chiropractors: rib pain, adhesion formation, air mattress
adhesion formation, air mattress, rib pain: Ben, You may have a joint dysfunction where the rib meets the spine and/or adhesion formation deep in the musculature. Bottom line: find a good chiropractor that has soft tissue skills. Check these sites: www.acbsp.com www.grastontechnique.com www.westhartforgroup.com...

Chiropractors: rupshered tendon on bicept at top of arm, biceps tear, chiropractor
biceps tear, chiropractor: hello, if it is a total rupture then there is nothing you can do , but surgery. Sorry for the bad news. On a good note, there are things you can take, that do to speed up your recovery. There are some herbs that help with connective tissue repair. See a...

Chiropractors: Sciatica nerve 2nd opinion, sciatica nerve, flare ups
sciatica nerve, flare ups, sciatic nerve: Hey Mike, To start, the medication you were prescribed does NOT cure sciatica, it simply masks the pain. It will most likely come back until the cause of the sciatica is identified and treated. You need treatment!!! Whether its through chiropractic, physiotherapy,...

Chiropractors: Sciatica - Related to question from Beau on 5/16/2007, inversion table, definitive diagnosis
inversion table, definitive diagnosis, sciatic nerve: hi frank, depends on your age and condition of your spine. if you have an mri that will give you a definitive diagnosis of disc herniation (it is the only test to confirm that) x ray can also help to see why you have pressure on that sciatic nerve. often...

Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment, chiropractic adjustments
chiropractic adjustments: Hi Trevor: I suggest you go back to the Chiropractor and give him a chance at an explanation. I was not there so I really have no way of knowing what happened. There are a range of things that could have occurred. But, I am not in a position to speculate with...

Chiropractors: Left SI joint-Will it ever heal?, cold laser
cold laser: i use cold laser or LLLT (low level laser therapy) in my office for over a year and it is EXTREMELY effective. I do not know what k laser is , but i assume its justthe name brand of his/her laser. I highly recommend using that. you will recover much faster....

Chiropractors: SIJ pain, arthritis, chiropractor
arthritis, chiropractor: hello elijah, Israel is one of my favorite countries to visit. It is beautiful there. to answer your question, sclerosis is a fancy word for Osteoarthritis. I m not sure how old you are, but this could be important when diagnosing AS (ankylosing Spondylitis)....

Chiropractors: Si joint Dysfunction, Si joint pain, Chiropractor
Si joint pain, Chiropractor: manipulation of the SI joint would be very difficult to permanently injury someone. Questions is... why did you see the chiropractor in august? if you had a lower back problem already prior to seeing him, it is more likely that you hadn t given it enough...

Chiropractors: Soft grinding noise in upper middle back?, bad posture, soft tissues
bad posture, soft tissues, new apartment: Liz, This is common when joints and their surrounding soft tissues are strained. It sounds to me like you have postural strain from prolonged sitting in constrained postures. The best counter for this is some good ol exercising. Also, spend a few...

Chiropractors: sciatica and hamstring that keeps going into spasm, sciatica, experts
sciatica, experts, 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: sterno-clavicular joint injury, conservative care, muscle work
conservative care, muscle work, shoulder muscle: Special attention needs to be paid to the acromioclavicluar and sternoclavicular joints and the associated ligaments. this link http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/sma/sma_shlddis_rex.htm has a few very good exercises for the shoulder. With the proper rehab program...

Chiropractors: Tricep Injury, scar tissue formation, ulna nerve
scar tissue formation, ulna nerve, door hinge: At this point there are no tests that will give you any more helpful information. An MRI could possible confirm the diagnosis but I dont think its necessary at this point. You should incorporate some soft tissue therapy into your treatment, its important...

Chiropractors: tailbone pain, sciatic nerve, pain meds
sciatic nerve, pain meds, butt cheek: From what you describe, there is dysfunction in on of the SI joints. Ligaments are locking , and tightening the joint. The stretching you are doing is partially relaxing the joint and ligaments. You may also have a coccyx that is stuck off to one side;...

Chiropractors: Uneven leg length, disc herniation, hip dislocation
disc herniation, hip dislocation, lumbar spine: Dear Katrina, It is hard to know what is going on with you based on the small amount of information you provided. However, I can tell you that the leaning of your torso to one side is typical when you have an irritated disc herniation or protrusion in...

Chiropractors: Vertebral Subluxation, chiropractic profession, chiropractic treatments
chiropractic profession, chiropractic treatments, general good health: Steve, We hypothesize that forward head carry is bad because it puts undue strain on the neck tissues and can cause headaches and back pain, etc. What we don t know is if it really impacts our health. Look around. Nearly everyone has forward head carry,...

Chiropractors: whiplash or something else, Staten Island Neck Pain, Staten Island Herniated Disc
Staten Island Neck Pain, Staten Island Herniated Disc: neck pain, Xray, whiplash, severe pain, Staten Island Neck Pain, pain medication, swollen, tingling, fracture, Staten Island Herniated Disc Hello Michelle, I am sorry that you banged your head so severely and still have such severe pain. Let...

Chiropractors: Over Adjusting, upper cervical chiropractor, tens therapy
upper cervical chiropractor, tens therapy, anyhoo: It is my clinical opinion that there is no condition that requires adjusting 3-4 times per week for more than 1-2 weeks in a row. What you need to do is some active rehabilitation. Adjusting is a passive treatment, it helps relieve pain but it may not always...

Chiropractors: Over Adjusting?, upper cervical chiropractor, tens therapy
upper cervical chiropractor, tens therapy, anyhoo: HI Liz, 3x/week for two months is a but much, but if the joint manipulation was not too forcefull, there is no reason to believe it is harmful . The TENS was a waste of your time, frankly, as it doesn t fix anything. Ultrasound has limited utility, and...

Chiropractors: ankylosing spondylitis, family health history, brachial plexus
family health history, brachial plexus, long periods of time: hello jennifer, i hope when you went to the doctors you told ALL of them about your family health history. You may want the blood vessels checked inside the eye while it is happening. I m sure you did that already.MS can cause vision problems too. should...

Chiropractors: Car Accident, staten island auto accident, staten island car crash
staten island auto accident, staten island car crash, www.SIautoaccident.com: car accident, whiplash, staten island auto accident, staten island whiplash, vertebral subluxation complex, cervical sprain- strain, http://www.SIautoaccident.com, cervical hyperflexion-hyperextension injury, cervical acceleration- deceleration injury, pinched...

Chiropractors: Chest Pain, Rib pain, chiropractic
Rib pain, chiropractic: If you fractured it , you Would have pain immediately after. From reading your history it sounds pretty clear. You probably got hit in football and it subluxated a rib. That s why pain increases when you take a deep breath. Pain will come and go typically...

Chiropractors: car accident, car crashes, aerobic exercise
car crashes, aerobic exercise, adequate rest: Karen, If you just had the car crash, like within the last two days, then simply give it another few days. If you still have pain, then see a doctor. The best thing you can do is keep a good positive attitude, understand that you re hurt but are healing....

Chiropractors: disc prolapse, chiropractic, MRI
chiropractic, MRI: to explain your Mr in lay terms. you have beginning stage of arthritis (lumbar spondylosis). You have a chronic disc protrusion (disc Herniation) chronic meaning this is not a new injury but is now just getting painful or symptomatic for you. L4-5 posterior...

Chiropractors: Facial tension, chiropractic
chiropractic: I m a bit confused first you say the right muscles are tense constantly, then you wrote that you thought the right side was sagging at first. Either way have your neck problem corrected by your chiropractor. if you feel its a muscle spasm (which i couldn t...

Chiropractors: Ribhead Subluxation, logiudice, prolo
Chiropractors: Ribhead Subluxation, logiudice, prolo, naturopaths

Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment
Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment

Chiropractors: Hip poping, joint pain and more, long periods of time, shoulder joints
long periods of time, shoulder joints, vitamin deficiencies: Arthritis is a possibility but you need x-rays to confirm this. Osteoarthritis is more likely that rheumatoid arthritis. The latter is associated with swelling in the joints as well. In terms of your neurological symptoms, I can t give you a definite answer...

Chiropractors: BACK INJURY, soft tissue mobilization, extremity joints
soft tissue mobilization, extremity joints, arthritic shoulder: Jeffrey, The painless joint popping and cracking is a normal phenominon, and there is little known about it. Some people have joints that more frequently pop, and some also constantly feel the need to self crack their joints. The spontaneous popping...

Chiropractors: Joint pain, numbness, body cramps are they related?, chiropractor, cramps
chiropractor, cramps: many of these questions are impossible for me to answer. if you have a tendency for low potassium then eat more bananas. if your potassium levels are still level (after a blood test) then you need to see a nutritionist to find out why this is happening. As...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Fatigue, sleep number bed, roman chair
sleep number bed, roman chair, lumbar support: I don t know what exercises you are doing for your lower back, but if they include using the Roman chair or doing back extensions, that is not going to help you in the long run. Exercises such as lat pulldowns or rows also do not work on the lower back muscles,...

Chiropractors: Lower Back Fatigue, low back fatigue, chiropractor
low back fatigue, chiropractor: hello Curtis, my suggestion would be to see a chiropractor . you probably have a pinched nerve or a subluxation of the lumbar spine. If this has been on and off for 5 years, you need to have it checked and possibly an x ray taken. Keep strengthening your...

Chiropractors: Manubrium Srenum Pain, John Q Quackenbush, Fibromyalgia
John Q Quackenbush, Fibromyalgia, Brain Based Therapy: Sharon, The issue of your sternum could in fact be related to your fibromyalgia. It may not be just in your sternum but in the soft tissues around your sternum such as the muscles tendons and ligaments. Hopefully you have not taken any traumatic blows to...

Chiropractors: MRI results...need help knowing what it means!!, ligamentum flavum hypertrophy, bilateral facet arthropathy
ligamentum flavum hypertrophy, bilateral facet arthropathy, neural foraminal narrowing: It appears that you have a disc herniation within your lumbar spine (at the L4-5 verterbra), the disc is in close contact with the spinal nerves that exit at the L5 level. There are also some degenerative changes at this level, hence the facet arthropathy....

Chiropractors: muscle and nerve loss, nerve conduction study, cervical spine mri
nerve conduction study, cervical spine mri, nerve problem: K S, You need to see a neurologist. This may be from a severe problem in your neck that is encroaching your nerves or spinal cord. It s not the muscle. It s a nerve problem. A cervical spine MRI will show the anatomy of this. That would be the...

Chiropractors: NUCCA treatment, health insurance policy, headache problem
health insurance policy, headache problem, botox treatments: Betty, I would agree that Botox is a temporary solution, but it also could provide insight as to whether you have muscular involvement as the cause of your headaches. As for NUCCA, there is no validity to the entire concept of analysis and treatment....

Chiropractors: Numbness in lower back after adjustment, scoliosis, chiropractic
scoliosis, chiropractic: first off, i had scoliosis as a child. It is of utmost importance to straighten your scoliosis curve. If you don t you will see your spine degenerate at a quicker pace as you age. Chiropractic and a mix of physical therapy, exercises and stretching is the...

Chiropractors: neck and spine, neural foraminal narrowing, normal cervical lordosis
neural foraminal narrowing, normal cervical lordosis, cervical curve: You have mild straightening of your cervical curve, most likely from muscle splinting to protect it. A bulge extends to the area where the nerve root leaves the cord. This can lead to symptoms (tingling, pain, etc). McKenzie exercises are excellent at...

Chiropractors: neck and spine, staten island herniated disc, staten island pinched nerve
staten island herniated disc, staten island pinched nerve, staten island HNP: cervical curve, disc bulge, disc herniation, HNP, Herniated Nucleus Pulposis, IVD HNP, inter-vertebral disc herniation, foraminal narrowing, glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin sulfate, SAMe, MSM, Vit C, Calcium, Magnesium, Staten Island Disc Herniation, Staten...

Chiropractors: neck and spine, neural foraminal narrowing, cave man diet
neural foraminal narrowing, cave man diet, normal cervical lordosis: Richie, Don t be concerned about the straigtening of the cervical curve. If you have pain that radiates into the left arm/hand or left shoulder blade, then that might correlate with the disc bulge and narrowing of the nerve canal. Bottom line: if you...

Chiropractors: neck and spine, disc bulge, chiropractic
disc bulge, chiropractic: It s important for you to get your cervical lordosis (curve) back, which can take time. the best piece of equipment i have found for that is called a posture Pump , you can probably get one from a chiropractor or online. I m not sure if you need a prescription...

Chiropractors: Back Pain caused by volleyball, bad posture, shoulder blades
bad posture, shoulder blades, misalignment: Overuse of muscles of one side or the other can cause strain, and possible misalignment. This may be why you have continued pain. Weakness of the muscles opposite can also have a profound effect. A chiropractor would be best suited to assess and treat this,...

Chiropractors: Possible Nerve Damage??, Auto immune disease, chiropractc
Auto immune disease, chiropractc, oxygen therapy: Jady, I do not think you have simple case of nerve damage. The description you give seems that your issue is an auto immune process. This occurs when your body in a sense starts to attack it s own cells. I suggest you seek care with someone who practices...

Chiropractors: back pain, soft tissue injury, drop tables
soft tissue injury, drop tables, massage therapy: You should get xrays taken of your back to rule out any joint abnormalities. If the drop piece technique is not working for you, then tell your chiropractor. There are many other techniques that chiropractors use which may be beneficial to you. You may require...

Chiropractors: pain when breath in, Chiropractor, rib
Chiropractor, rib: Hi Lisa, It sounds exactly like a rib head is out. What you can do is take a deep breath In while you place downward pressure on the rib that hurts. If pain eases slightly or completely then it s your rib without question. Go back to your chiropractor...

Chiropractors: painful wrist, repetitive strain injury, rotation movements
repetitive strain injury, rotation movements, misalignment: From your description, it sounds as if you have a repetitive strain injury to the wrist (RSI). In order to fully let it heal, you would have to rest it completely. Icing can help, as well as an anti inflammatory. If you have no relief within a few days,...

Chiropractors: Ribhead Subluxation, chiropractor, ribhead subluxation
chiropractor, ribhead subluxation: Hi Nathan, If you have a ribhead subluxation (all depends on which rib?)and it Chronically displaces, then you may have had this chronic injury for a long time or maybe trauma? and it could require kinesiotaping (to hold in place) as well as specific...

Chiropractors: Ribhead subluxation, staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island chiropractic
staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island chiropractic, staten island kinesiotape: subluxation, ribhead subluxation, vertebral subluxation, staten island vertebral subluxation, staten island ribhead, Staten Island Kinesio Tape, Staten Island Kinsesiotaping, Hello Nathan, I am sorry to hear of your recurring pain/ problem....

Chiropractors: Ribhead subluxation, lower back muscles, functional exercises
lower back muscles, functional exercises, extensor muscles: Nathan, Sitting at a desk all day long is torture to your spine. You must regularly and frequently get out of the chair, even if it s for a few seconds. Kneel on your chair. Stand next to your desk and stretch and move. Hit the gym. Look in a mirror...

Chiropractors: related symptoms to neck/ back problems, dizziness and nausea, cranial sacral therapist
dizziness and nausea, cranial sacral therapist, lower back pain: Does your current treatment address these issues? Chiropractic can definetely help with your sciatica. As for the altered sensations in your face and shoulder, I am not sure what the cause of that is, there are many things which may cause your symptoms, mineral/vitamin...

Chiropractors: rib dysfunction, Chiropractor, ribs
Chiropractor, ribs: Kendel, it can depend on how chronic the rib displacement is. If it s chronic for years you may want to try kinesio tape. Or taping the ribs in proper way. Make sure your chiro or physical therapist knows how to tape these types of problems. Also, why...

Chiropractors: Several herniated dics, low level laser, facet injections
low level laser, facet injections, cortisone injection: Maria, I would ask them to consider changing some of your exercises. In many cases, a general gym exercise program where you exercise everything in general is better than a few rehab-style exercises. Even general cardiovascular exercises can reduce your...

Chiropractors: Shoulder pain from benching, rotator cuff muscles, pectoral muscles
rotator cuff muscles, pectoral muscles, pull ups: Hey Joe You could have a tendonitis or impingement of one of your tendons of the rotator cuff muscles. If there is any inflammation surrounding these tendons this will reduce the amount of space under the AC joint where the tendons pass. This results in pain...

Chiropractors: SI joint, lower back stiffness, foothill blvd
lower back stiffness, foothill blvd, lot of nerve: Michael J. Hubka, DC 2623 E. Foothill Blvd. #105 Pasadena, CA 91107 626-796-26391 California is a big state... Is Pasadena close? If you call Dr. Hubka, he will better be able to direct you to other DC s in your area. Please mention my name. ...

Chiropractors: SI joint Adjustment, Chiropractic, chiropractor
Chiropractic, chiropractor, SI Joint: Nicole, Hello again. I am very glad that you went to www.lifechangingcare.com and found some Chiropractors in your area. I am very sorry for what you have gone through and I feel compelled to apologize for my colleagues but I can t apologize for someone...

Chiropractors: Significance of MRI findings, nerve sheath, disc lesion
nerve sheath, disc lesion, nerve root: Jamie, I would ask that your doctors do a prone instability test (PIT) on you. See: Hicks, G. et al; Arch Phys Med Rehabil Vol 84, December 2003; Interrater Reliability of Clinical Examination Measures forIdentification of Lumbar Segmental Instability....

Chiropractors: Sleep number bed Flank Pain, chest x ray, flank pain
chest x ray, flank pain, mid back pain: When you saw your chiropractor, did he address any of the muscular component, or just adjust? Elec. musc. stim, ultrasound, myofascial release, etc. can all help considerably. As far as a heel lift, I would suggest you have a leg length xray to determine...

Chiropractors: Symptoms related to back and neck injuries, John Quackenbush DC, Brain Based Therapy
John Quackenbush DC, Brain Based Therapy, BBT: Jacqui, I am happy to hear of your good results with your chiropractor(s) and I hope you continue on the path that you are on to express optimum health and wellness. As far as your dizziness, nausea and the facial symptoms you are experiencing is more...

Chiropractors: scapula winging/long thoracic nerve palsy, long thoracic nerve, level laser therapy
long thoracic nerve, level laser therapy, long thoracic nerve palsy: There is a treatment, low level laser therapy, that may be effective in helping this. The laser stimulates you to heal, and has been quite successful with nerve injuries. Unfortunately, after 7 years, it does get harder to bring it around, if it can be done...

Chiropractors: skull ache, Tumor, chiropractor
Tumor, chiropractor, John Q Quackenbush: Akash, The only way to rule out any tumor 100% is to have an MRI of your head and neck. If in doubt you definitely should seek the care of a neurologist and tell him of your concerns. Sincerely, Dr John Quackenbush answer to additional questio...

Chiropractors: sore wrists and shoulders, John Quackenbush DC, Brain Based Therapy
John Quackenbush DC, Brain Based Therapy, BBT: Bill, This is a yes and no type answer. If in fact you do have pinched nerves in your neck it can give you pain in your wrists hands and even your fingers and especially in your neck. Please get to a chiropractor as soon as you can and have an examination...

Chiropractors: terrible neck and back pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Stiff Neck
Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Stiff Neck, Staten Island Pinched Nerve: terrible neck and back pain, vertebral subluxation, herniated disc, cervical brachial neuritis, wryneck, acute spastic torticollis, staten island chiropractic, stiff neck, hot/ cold, cryotherapy, moist heat, staten island pinched nerve, Hello Parisa,...

Chiropractors: terrible neck and back pain, blade area, hand fingers
blade area, hand fingers, cervical spine: Parisa, Stop self cracking! Your desire to do this means that there is something wrong. People who repeatedly self-crack their necks usually have neck pain or headaches. The cracking is stimulating and reduces the symptoms, but never gets at the problem....

Chiropractors: terrible neck and back pain, chiropractor, neck pain
chiropractor, neck pain: parisa, never crack your neck. If you have been doing that for 2 years your problem is not 2 days old. you need to see a healthcare professional. you always use ice after an acute injury, now that the injury is 3 days old, you will use heat. Your problem is...

Chiropractors: Ulnar nerve palsy IVIG, nerve conduction, emg and ncv
nerve conduction, emg and ncv, removing scar: Hi Tania, I would recommend treatment. I am not sure exactly where your nerve is being entrapped or impinged, a chiropractor will be able to determine if there is perhaps some muscular entrapment, if so soft tissue therapy (stretching, removing scar tissue)...

Chiropractors: My Back, Staten Island Low Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic
Staten Island Low Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Athletes: Back Pain, Back Problem, Low Back Pain, Athletic Potential, Performance Improvement, Staten Island Low Back Pain, Sacralization, Injured Reserve, Hello James Clark, I am sorry to hear of your Lower Back Pain ( I assume LBP --low back pain-- since...

Chiropractors: 12 year old son, orthodontic evaluation, true entity
orthodontic evaluation, true entity, tissue irritation: Dear Gloria, If your son has no aches/pains of any sort, then there is no need to rush to the chiropractor. The orthodontist should be better informed that there is no true entity as misalignment that the chiropractor is going to straighten out. If there...

Chiropractors: Advice, anatomy physiology, pilot program
anatomy physiology, pilot program, national organizations: You would want to focus you major in the biological sciences. Your course of study in chiropractic school would include anatomy, physiology, chemistry, histology, etc, as well as the diagnostic and chiropractic specific classes. As of this time, the national...

Chiropractors: Arm pain, carpet shampooer, shoulder blade
carpet shampooer, shoulder blade, nasty fall: I would suggest you go back to your doctor. You may have caused a sprain/strain to the right shoulder joint, and left untreated, could lead to a frozen shoulder. Ice and Mobic alone will not treat it; you may need a course of physical therapy to go along...

Chiropractors: left arm pain and numbness, left arm pain, brachial plexus nerves
left arm pain, brachial plexus nerves, tips of my fingers: It sounds as if there is a pinch in one of the nerves of the brachial plexus (nerves that go into the arm). When you drop it down or turn your head and get relief, it is a good indicator. A good chiropractor should be able to assess and treat it, rehab it,...

Chiropractors: Bad Sciatica and low back pain, Staten Island Herniated Disk, Disk protrusion
Staten Island Herniated Disk, Disk protrusion, staten islandDisk bulge: Staten Island Herniated Disk , Disk protrusion , Disk bulge , Sciatica , Hello Rachael, Sorry to hear of your condition. This is the type of problem that the Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) treats all day, every day. Often called the Spine Specialist...

Chiropractors: Burning in shoulder, burning sensation, retraction
burning sensation, retraction, family physician: I would suggest seeing your family physician to rule out any problems. If there are none, I would suggest starting out with shoulder retraction exercises. Many times, the muscles of the middle back are under used, and weaken. Shoulder retraction exercises...

Chiropractors: brace for sleep?, Dr. Victor Dolan
Dr. Victor Dolan: Hello Andrew, Yes, you are correct (or at least I think so,,,,). You are already at rest, sleeping. Good thinking. So it is well worth the experiment . There should be little or no muscular activity while sleeping for 6- 7- 8 hours. Since...

Chiropractors: Cervical Spine issue (Part 2), reversed curve, rehab
reversed curve, rehab, chiropractic: Dear Lee, I would really need to see your x-ray or know the exact measured dimensions to make a specific recommendation on what type of traction would be appropriate for your neck curve. The reason is that you can have a few different presentations of...

Chiropractors: Contortion, staten island chiropractic
staten island chiropractic: Hello Tanya, I am still on the computer and see you have picked up your answer. I hope it is helpful. Good Luck !!!! any further questions? - do not hesitate to re-contact me. thanks again, Dr. Vic Hello Tanya, Good Luck...

Chiropractors: chronic back pain, chronic back pain, proper diagnosis
chronic back pain, proper diagnosis, treatment sessions: Dawanna, If you don t feel at least 50% better in the first six treatment sessions, then the treatment is not working. Either the treatment itself is not effective becauase the doctor has not targeted the right area or made the proper diagnosis, or you...

Chiropractors: Back cracking, scoliosis, chiropractor
scoliosis, chiropractor, growth hormone: Hi Amy, It is not normal for the neck or back to crack frequently. It is best to visit a chiropractor to see what the reason is for the cracking. It could be various reasons. Ranging from the scoliosis to change in growth hormone or vitamins intake...

Chiropractors: Dr. G previous answer, joint crepitus, tendon sheath
joint crepitus, tendon sheath, snapping hip syndrome: Ashley, I didn t forget to consider anything. I gave the most obvious answer since this is not a perfect forum to discuss all the aspects of snapping hip syndrome (which could take pages of text that I do not have time to present). Basically, snapping...

Chiropractors: Elbow Problem - PLEASE HELP!!!!!!, weird sensation, radial nerve
weird sensation, radial nerve, ulnar nerve: Hey Max, Glad I could help. If the elbow is swollen then it is best to rest it and ice it down otherwise any irritation will cause the swell to continue which is the cause of pain. If the pain and swelling are not there, I would recommend a light workout....

Chiropractors: Elbow Problem - PLEASE HELP!!!!!!, soft tissue injuries, weird sensation
soft tissue injuries, weird sensation, radial nerve: Hello Sam, You may want to see a Doctor of Chiropractic who specializes in Sport/Soft tissue injuries. Chiropractors are the biomechanic experts of the nerves,joints, muscles, tendons, etc. Often with heavey weight lifting you tear soft tissues which...

Chiropractors: Elbow Problem - PLEASE HELP!!!!!!, muscle injury, swelling
muscle injury, swelling, nerve injury: Dear Sirus, Listen 2 weeks is not that long...realize that the muscle takes longer to heal than that if the trauma was significant, and from what you have described, you took a pretty good smack. Normal healing rates for damaged muscular tissue is...

Chiropractors: Elbow Problem - PLEASE HELP!!!!!!, radial nerve, weird sensation
radial nerve, weird sensation, weightlifting coach: Absolutely...if it hurts don t do it...if it doesn t hurt, chances are you are not injuring it further. Running should be ok...give it a shot and...if it hurts, don t do it!!! It sounds as if the injury was pretty self limiting; just keep an eye on it and...

Chiropractors: Elbow Problem - PLEASE HELP!!!!!!, wrist flexion, weird sensation
wrist flexion, weird sensation, radial nerve: John, It s not possible to know for sure if you have any entrapment until you undergo physical examination. Any DC with training in extremity diagnosis and treatment or sports medicine will be able to evaluate your situation and determine how to treat...

Chiropractors: excruciating pain, thyphoid, heavyness
thyphoid, heavyness, excrutiating pain: Hi Titi, The symptoms you describe are not consistent with a biomechanical distortion such as a subluxated rib but as a systemic problem consistant with malaria. I would bring this up to a tropical disease specialist and see what, if anything, they can...

Chiropractors: FALLING NERVE PAIN?, staten island stiff neck, staten island whiplash
staten island stiff neck, staten island whiplash: Hello Teresa, I just submitted this answer, I am still on the computer, and I see you have read the answer already !!! I wish you luck, and I am here right now, if you wish further info. Again, Good Luck !!!!!! Dr. Vic staten...

Chiropractors: First time visit, sublaxation, scolosis
sublaxation, scolosis, chiroprator: Dear Jennifer, From your history and the recommendation of the chiropractor, it sounds like there is no fix to your condition but more of a maintenance therapy. Otherwise, I would not know how a 50+ treatments was recommended. If you are concerned...

Chiropractors: L1-L2 disc protrusion, spinal chord, herniation
Chiropractors: L1-L2 disc protrusion, spinal chord, herniation, sciatica

Chiropractors: morning neck pain, stiffness, and severe headache, whiplash, hand experience
Chiropractors: morning neck pain, stiffness, and severe headache, whiplash, hand experience

Chiropractors: ribs, rib cage, easy solution
Chiropractors: ribs, rib cage, easy solution, courage

Chiropractors: thoracic nerve damage, parsonage turner syndrome, post herpetic neuralgia
Chiropractors: thoracic nerve damage, parsonage turner syndrome, post herpetic neuralgia, muscle atrophy

Chiropractors: Hashimotos/fm/cfs, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Pain: There is nobody in England that is doing the work. There was one girl that I sent a patient to and she does not have the proper equipment that is necessary. This person started with this doctor but is having trouble now and is in the process of coming to...

Chiropractors: Headache/pressure, flexoral, straight neck
flexoral, straight neck, vicoden: Hello Jen, Yes, you may want to have a MRI of the cervical spine and head. X-rays do not show soft tissue (muscles, ligaments, tendons) and cartilage (disc). Cartilage and ligament injury can take months to a year before healing is complete, so...

Chiropractors: Can I be helped?, curvature of the spine, pinched nerve
curvature of the spine, pinched nerve, thoracic pain: Hi Sarah, I do not know what the Pettibon system is. However, with the condition you described, my recommendation to my patients would usually to have maintenance care to reduce the pain and monitor any progression of the numbness and tingling in the...

Chiropractors: hump below neck and curve loss in neck 95%.. help!!, neck curve
neck curve: Dear Theodora, First, please search through some of my previous answers regarding neck curves and the preposterous attempts of the chiropractor to scare the public into believing that the misalignments are going to be corrected with 36 or 100 treatment...

Chiropractors: Joints Clicking Problem, clicking of joints, joints clicking
clicking of joints, joints clicking, tight tendons: Varun, While I can t provide you with a diagnosis over the Internet, I can tell you that in general, intensive sports often cause participants to experience joint and muscular pain. Clicking of joints may either be due to the snapping of tight tendons during...

Chiropractors: Knee pain from mattress?, king size mattress, pillow mattress
king size mattress, pillow mattress, sealy pillowtop: Your knee pain may be related to your back. If you are in primarily a desk job, there are a pair of muscles (Psoas and Iliacus) that weaken from extended sitting. When you straighten up and stretch these muscles, they can go into spasm, pulling on the low...

Chiropractors: L1-L2 disc protrusion, disc protrusion, cortisone injection
disc protrusion, cortisone injection, orthopaedic surgeons: Hi Cathrine, Unfortunately, the only fix to your problem is flexion/distraction. The Chiro has no business treating this unless he has the table. I can t imagine a chiropractor without one. This is exactly the reason why there is trepidation referring to...

Chiropractors: L1-L2 herniated disc indenting the thecal sac, Dr. JR Strecker, D.C.
Dr. JR Strecker, D.C., 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: Low back pain, victor dolan
victor dolan: Rochelle Uren, Hello Rochelle. Sorry to hear of your ongoing problem. Since you do not want to see any Doctor of Chiropractic, I guess the best suggestion for you would be to return to your original surgeon. Since the surgery fixed your first problem,...

Chiropractors: leg numbness, leg numbness, diagnostic possibilities
leg numbness, diagnostic possibilities, lumbar spine: Charles, No, depending what your diagnosis is. If you have sciatica, yes it can take that long. Sciatica means that when you lay on your back and do a straight leg raise, then your leg (calf/shin) or foot symptoms become provoked, or they are provoked...

Chiropractors: Middel Deltoid Pain (please and thanks 4ur answer, deltoid muscle, shoulder workout
deltoid muscle, shoulder workout, deltoid pain: An anti inflammatory medicine can help with the inflammation, as well as icing the area. You can try to do the lateral raises with your thumbs pointed upwards; this will rotate the Humerus in the shoulder joint, and put it in a more neutral position which...

Chiropractors: Middel Deltoid Pain, Staten Island Shoulder Pain
Staten Island Shoulder Pain: shoulder pain Hello Jonathan Davis, Sorry to hear of your shoulder pain, your middle deltoid pain. That middle deltoid pain is your body talking to you. Listen. Something is wrong somewhere, and rather then working around this, why not find...

Chiropractors: MRI Lumbar Spine Diag Interpretation, disc bulge, MRI
disc bulge, MRI, nerve supply: Dear Joshua, I have copied some key phrases you have written below and every statement is followed by a brief explanation. There is interspace narrowing at L3-4 and mildy at L5-S1: This basically means that the discs located between the spinal levels...

Chiropractors: MRi info suggestions, Staten Island Herniated Disk, staten island mua
Staten Island Herniated Disk, staten island mua, manipulation under anesthesia: disk protrusion, disk herniation Hello Dustin, Sorry to hear of your pain and condition. I have an information handout sheet that I give to my Staten Island Herniated Disk patients that I think will help explain what you are going through: ...

Chiropractors: mid-pain pain in adolescent female distance runner, rib pain, runner
rib pain, runner: Pat, This sure sounds like either pleural irritation, rib/spine joint irritation, or the combination of both. X-rays are a waste of time unless you are looking for broken bones. If she has not had a chest CT scan, that would be one way assess the lung...

Chiropractors: morning neck pain, stiffness, and severe headache, staten island headache
staten island headache: neck pain, neck stiffness, staten island headache, Hello Chelsea, Sorry to hear of your morning neck pain, stiffness, and severe headache. Usually Chiropractic techniques work very well on these types of complaints. Your condition has changed...

Chiropractors: Neck pain, co codamol, microwave heat
co codamol, microwave heat, muscle stiffness: Hazel, Your mention of arthritis in the hands and knees is a tip-off that you likely have it in your neck. This can lead to bone spurs touching agains nerves or discs degnerating and bulging against nerves. Chiro s or physios (you must be Canadian...

Chiropractors: Numbess of end of tongue, ear ache, severe headaches
ear ache, severe headaches, back of my neck: I would suggest you see your family doctor for this ASAP, with possible referral to a specialist. Numbness in ANY part of the body is not normal. Having numbness in the tongue and other symptoms related to the head an neck warrant a specialist, even to say...

Chiropractors: neck harness, staten island neck pain
staten island neck pain: neck pain Hello Heather, I am sorry to hear of your problem. With everything we do in life, we need experts to help. We need to have coaches to make sure we practice proper techniques to protect ourselves from injury, perform at our best....

Chiropractors: neurological symptoms, staten island detoxification
staten island detoxification: Hello Winnie, I am sorry to hear of your complaints. It sounds like you are doing all that you can : ....I went to a nutritionist, a chiropractor, a neurologist, making changes in my diet and lifestyle.... . I really do not think I have much to add,...

Chiropractors: non impact rib fracture, rib fracture, rib fractures
rib fracture, rib fractures, longboard: I would suggest you see your primary physician to rule out any medical problems that could be causing the fractures. it is quite possible that you had fractured it in the fall against the box, and it hadn t healed correctly. The paddling motion uses some...

Chiropractors: numb/stinging back, victor dolan, staten island back pain
victor dolan, staten island back pain, staten island chiropractic: back pain , back numbness , staten island back pain , swollen nerves , Hello Hannah, Sorry to hear of your numb/ stinging back. Sorry to hear of your numbness under your shoulder blade, swollen nerves . I am surprised that your Chiropractor...

Chiropractors: numb/stinging back, nerve impingement, thoracic spine
nerve impingement, thoracic spine, shoulder blade: Hello Hannah, You may want to have a MRI of the thoracic spine to determine if there is any nerve impingement, disc swelling, or joint irritation. You may also want a dermatologist to examine the area to make sure it s not related to a rash etc. ...

Chiropractors: numbness on Rt side due to neck/back injury, chiropractic manipulation, nerve supply
chiropractic manipulation, nerve supply, spinal nerves: Jona, The CT brain scan was a good idea, and even better that it did not reveal any abnormalities. To address your question, it may be possible for a chiropractic adjustment/manipulation to alleviate symptoms of pain or numbness, but usually this is...

Chiropractors: numbnessleft hand bottom two fingers, two fingers, medical issues
two fingers, medical issues, chiropractor: As long as there are no medical issues, I would suggest a good chiropractor to assess the condition. a pinch in one of the nerves to the arm can give the symptoms you describe, as well as a pinch somewhere along the path to the wrist. A good chiropractor...

Chiropractors: Occipital pain and headaches, pain, neck
pain, neck, back: Nic, First of all do not give up. We usually find trouble where no other doctor is able to find anything, so don t worry, you are now in good hands. Can you send me the pics from your Cervical Spine XRays and MRI s? You can email them to me at: ArnoneClinic@RocketMail.com...

Chiropractors: Ongoing head pressure, pressure, st louis
pressure, st louis, mo: Mr Seibert, This sounds horrible. I am sorry that you are going through this as this is no way to enjoy your life. It sounds to me like you may have sustained an upper cervical injury at some point in your life that set this into motion. Have you had any...

Chiropractors: Back Pain/Ache, Staten Island Back Pain, back ache
Staten Island Back Pain, back ache, low back pain: Staten Island Back Pain , back ache , low back pain , NSAIDS , Hello Claire, Sorry to hear of your back pain and concerns. Let me cut to the chase : see a local Doctor of Chiropractic. You are 22 years old, you have a ....constant dull...

Chiropractors: Pain behind ribcage, family heart, chest area
family heart, chest area, heart problems: Hi Amanda, Since the pain is on the right side of the chest, then it does not indicate any heart issue. The sharp pain comes about when you are in a sitting position may point to posture as the cause. The sharp pain could be due to the muscles around...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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