Upper Cervical Care

By |2018-03-26T15:00:46-07:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , , , |

What is upper cervical care? Within chiropractic care, there are a variety of treatment methods and specialties. Upper cervical care is one of these specialties that focuses on the neck. It assesses specific problems of the neck and the well-being of the [...]

ITB Syndrome: What it is and how to treat it.

By |2018-12-14T13:21:17-08:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Chiropractic musings, Home Care|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ITB Syndrome This is a painful condition from connective tissue rubbing against the bones at the outside edge of the knee. ITB syndrome most commonly the pain stays at the knee level, but it can radiate up the outside of the [...]

Industrial Athletes of Portland

By |2018-12-14T12:59:14-08:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Chiropractic musings|Tags: , , , , , |

What is an industrial athlete? An industrial athlete is someone who pushes their physical limits at work. I believe there are many people in the work force who are elite. These industrial athletes push themselves in many ways to perform at [...]

Atlas Orthogonal Technique

By |2017-07-18T15:37:17-07:00July 18th, 2017|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health|Tags: , , , , |

The Atlas Orthogonal technique is a unique method to analyze and treat the upper neck.  Atlas Orthogonal chiropractors attend post graduate schooling. There they learn how to adjust the top vertebrae in the neck (C1 or atlas). Chiropractors treat many patients who [...]

Stress Reducing Exercises

By |2017-01-27T12:39:00-08:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health, Home Care|Tags: , , , |

The purpose of this program is to help lower stress. Stress reducing exercises can lead to better mental and physical health. Find more stress techniques here. The exercises are aimed at office workers, but these exercises can be done by anybody with a [...]

How to Lessen Travel Pain

By |2016-12-13T12:26:51-08:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health|Tags: , , , |

Traveling can be rough. Long flights. Long drives. Jet lag. Stress. Here are some tips to lessen travel pain. Even though the majority of travel is spent sitting, there are still forces exerted on your body. We all have to fight gravity. [...]

#Chiropractic1st

By |2016-10-20T15:12:17-07:00October 20th, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic musings, Health, News|Tags: , , , , , |

October marks one of our favorite in the chiropractic world...it’s National Chiropractic Health Month! Woohoo! This year the American Chiropractic Association is stressing the importance of chiropractic care in a time where people greatly depend on opioids. They even came up with [...]

Chiropractic Care vs Pain Medication

By |2016-05-10T11:44:39-07:00May 10th, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Health|Tags: , , , , |

Chiropractic care vs pain medication Do you suffer from mild to severe to unbearable pain? Regardless of its cause, you may turn to pain relievers. (It happens to the best of us.)  These are available over-the-counter (OTC) and by prescription. But did you [...]

Golf chiropractic

By |2016-04-05T10:35:45-07:00April 5th, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic musings|Tags: , , |

Do golfers need chiropractic care?  Rory McIlroy does.  Watch him get adjusted in this Nike commercial. Watch for the 0:42 second mark. Golf Chiropractic I bet it wouldn't surprise you that most golfers and pro athletes receive chiropractic care.  They need to [...]

Secrets of Shoulder Pain

By |2018-12-14T13:01:53-08:00February 19th, 2016|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , |

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 [...]