Your Digestive System & Your Immune System

Your Digestive System & Your Immune System
Two thousand years ago Hippocrates stated ‘All disease begins in the gut.’ While this is probably not entirely true, I think Hippocrates was on to something. Our digestive system is a complex structure which begins at the mouth and ends at the anus. Similar to the fuel system of […]

Allergies

Allergies
Well, it’s spring again. Although this is one of the most beautiful times of the year many people suffer with ear, nose and throat issues. Did you know chiropractic can sometimes help with these problems? Adjustments to the neck and even the ears can help free the buildup of mucous that causes the sinuses and […]

Shoulder Issues

Shoulder Issues

Shoulder issues can be some of the hardest problems to treat and heal. The shoulder joint is classified as a ball and socket joint. It is the most freely moving joint in the body and thus has the most range of motion. Because of this wide range of movement it is also very unstable […]

Your Feet…..The Foundation for Your Body

Your Feet…..The Foundation for Your Body
Most people wouldn’t dream of building a new home on an unstable foundation. The foundation of a home or building is extremely important; it is more than just the platform that holds up the structure – it connects it and can have a profound effect on it as well. A […]

Tennis Elbow Pain Springfield MO

Tennis Elbow Pain
Tennis elbow, also known by it’s medical name, lateral epicondylitis, is the result of microscopic tears in the muscles and tendons that run along the outside of your arm. If these soft tissues are used repeatedly, such as working at a computer or doing household tasks, micro-tearing and inflammation can occur which then […]

Ankle Adjustments Lead to Headache Relief Springfield MO

Ankle Adjustments Lead to Headache Relief?
I have a story I like to tell my patients. It’s a great explanation that shows how our bodies are truly intertwined and how sometimes our pain doesn’t actually originate from the areas where we’d intuitively think are causing the problem.

I had a patient come to see me for headache […]

Writer’s Cramp – Hand Pain Springfield MO

Alleviating Hand Pain From Writer’s Cramp
Everyone has heard of writer’s cramp which can happen when a person writes, plays a musical instrument or does some other repetitive activity for long periods of time. This can cause a person’s hand to cramp up and lead to hand pain….but why does it happen?

If one studies the anatomy […]

Needleless Acupuncture for Stress Relief – Chiropractic Treatment Springfield MO

Needleless Acupuncture for Stress Relief
Stress is a blanket term used by western medicine to describe a variety of situations. The Oxford Dictionary defines it as: “A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances”. With the holidays in full swing many people are undoubtedly feeling stress. The good news […]

Backpacks Can Cause Back Pain – Lower Back Strain Springfield MO

Backpacks Can Cause Back Pain
You may not realize it, but backpacks could cause the student in your household unneeded lower back strain. We are very happy to offer the following tips to help prevent your children from the potential pain of an over stuffed backpack.

Make sure your child’s backpack weighs no more than 5 to […]