How to Lessen Travel Pain

By |2016-12-13T12:26:51+00:00December 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. [...]

Chiropractic Care vs Pain Medication

By |2016-05-10T11:44:39+00:00May 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 [...]

Secrets of Shoulder Pain

By |2018-12-14T13:01:53+00:00February 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 [...]

A Month’s Worth of Stress Relief

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

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. [...]

Top 10 Reasons NOT To Try A Chiropractor

By |2015-03-27T23:37:41+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs, Just for fun|Tags: , , , , |

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

By |2016-02-19T16:23:01+00:00March 5th, 2015|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Why Choose Chiropractic

By |2015-04-08T15:49:41+00:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: FAQs, Health|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many reasons to choose chiropractic and conservative therapy.  But, if you are new to the idea, you may be asking yourself, Why choose chiropractic? Oregon Chiropractic Health and Wellness Month Governor John Kitzhaber declared October 2014 the Oregon Chiropractic Health [...]

FAQ: Is it safe to crack your neck?

By |2015-04-08T16:35:39+00:00March 20th, 2014|Categories: Chiropractic musings, FAQs|Tags: , , , |

Is it safe to crack your neck? Do you feel the need to crack your neck all the time?  If so, you probably suffer from some mechanical joint dysfunction.  Your spine is full of synovial joints.  These are the same type of [...]