Secrets of Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain affects 10% of the population at sometime during our lives.  In my chiropractic office, in Portland, OR, I see patients with a wide variety of shoulder pain.  Impingment, rotator cuff tears, labral tears, AC joint separation.  The list goes [...]

By |2018-12-14T13:01:53+00:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , |0 Comments

Why Is Vitamin D Important?

Welcome to the Pacific Northwest! Where the sun is scarce during the winter. The lack of sunlight can cause problems in some people. Did you know that your body naturally produces Vitamin D?  But you need the sun to produce it!  Why [...]

By |2015-12-30T12:22:10+00:00December 30th, 2015|Categories: Good nutrition, Health|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Office Closed Week of August 10, 2015

Our office will be closed the week of August 10-15. Dr. Cooper is leading a group of Boy Scouts and Leaders on a 50 mile hike. The young men going on the hike live in Portland and have been preparing for this [...]

By |2015-07-20T20:13:47+00:00July 20th, 2015|Categories: Just for fun, Office News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Acute Neck Pain Study Review

I meet so many people who have resigned themselves to live in pain because they feel it is normal.   A survey performed by the American Osteopathic Association estimates almost half of Americans feel that pain is just a part of life. [...]

By |2015-05-26T21:01:31+00:00May 26th, 2015|Categories: Research Review|Tags: , , |1 Comment

A Month’s Worth of Stress Relief

Here are 31 ideas for stress relief in your life. You can do these at home, on the job, or even during leisure activities 1. Take a walk. Alone, with a friend, or with the dog(s).  Breathe the fresh air. 2. [...]

By |2018-12-14T13:01:19+00:00May 13th, 2015|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Top 10 Reasons NOT To Try A Chiropractor

Many people still don't know what chiropractic is or what it can do.  I've written other posts to help understand about chiropractic.  In the meantime, enjoy the list. 10. “I like my left shoulder higher than my right.” You’re not alone. Take [...]

Chronic Neck & Shoulder Pain

So many people are suffering from chronic neck and shoulder pain.  Chronic pain is frustrating!  You may have even tried multiple health care providers to find relief.  Sometimes it may feel as if a massage helps only for temporary relaxation.  You might be surprised to [...]