Cycling Back Pain Relief

By |2018-12-14T13:22:01-07:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Home Care, Muscle health|Tags: , , , , |

Cycling Back Pain Relief Summer is nearly here and spring cycling weather has been awesome! In Portland there are many reasons to ride starting with pleasure, but it may include commute or competition too. One of the most frustrating things that [...]

Family Hiking in the Portland Area

By |2017-03-09T11:30:49-07:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Health, Just for fun|Tags: , , , |

Family Hiking in Portland & the Columbia Gorge My family has always loved getting outdoors and enjoying nature. The Portland area and Columbia Gorge are beautiful and full of family hiking opportunities. For a young family with small children, there are many [...]

Stress Reducing Exercises

By |2017-01-27T12:39:00-07:00January 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 [...]

#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 [...]

Secrets of Shoulder Pain

By |2018-12-14T13:01:53-07:00February 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 [...]

Acute Neck Pain Study Review

By |2015-05-26T21:01:31-07:00May 26th, 2015|Categories: Research Review|Tags: , , |

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. [...]

Top 10 Reasons NOT To Try A Chiropractor

By |2015-03-27T23:37:41-07:00March 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 |2016-02-19T16:23:01-07:00March 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 [...]