Disc Issues and Back Pain


Is it my disc? So you have back pain. A number of different things cause back pain, and without a proper examination performed by your chiropractor or other health professional getting answers can be difficult. Oftentimes our patients with disc issues and back pain have trouble pinpointing what caused it.

Disc Issues and Back Pain2023-01-13T19:19:45-06:00

Prevent Text Neck with the ABCs


Awareness: Raise your screen higher Take breaks often – utilize the “Screen Time” in Settings on your device or within apps Sit in a chair with a headrest and lumbar support Strengthen and stretch your muscles Use pain as a warning sign! Body Mechanics Stretches: Here is a list of

Prevent Text Neck with the ABCs2023-01-13T16:17:47-06:00

Adjusting the Opioid Problem


Adjusting the Opioid Problem Low back and neck pain are extremely common conditions that consume large amounts of health care resources. For some, this is where the path to addiction starts.  The prescription path problem: patient comes in because of back pain---a prescription for pain meds is written---pain is

Adjusting the Opioid Problem2023-01-13T16:20:49-06:00

Spinal Decompression: The mystery machine that may help save you from a surgery


Not too long ago I was walking up and down the aisles of Trader Joe's searching for the items on my wife's grocery list, two of my little ones with me, when I was stopped by a former spinal decompression patient.  It had been almost a year since I had

Spinal Decompression: The mystery machine that may help save you from a surgery2023-01-13T16:15:47-06:00

Sleeping funny is not a laughing matter when it causes pain


Sleeping funny is not a laughing matter when it causes pain! The National Sleep Foundation estimates that at least 57% of Americans suffer from pain that disrupts their sleep at least a few nights a week. More importantly, sleep loss has been shown to increase sensitivity to pain specifically by lowering

Sleeping funny is not a laughing matter when it causes pain2019-06-25T23:03:51-05:00

Digestion & Chiropractic


Digestion & Chiropractic No one likes to talk about it, it’s embarrassing and uncomfortable, but for many patients, very easy to get relief without the use of any drugs, especially children.  One of my favorite patient phone calls to get is the one from a happy mom calling to

Digestion & Chiropractic2019-06-25T22:52:26-05:00

Chiropractic & Acupuncture: 1-2 Punch for Clearing Skin Conditions


Chiropractic & Acupuncture: The 1-2 Punch for Clearing Skin Conditions Punch #1: Chiropractic It may sound strange that chiropractic care would be able to address a skin condition. Usually, when you think of chiropractic, back pain, neck pain and headache relief come to mind; however, the core of what

Chiropractic & Acupuncture: 1-2 Punch for Clearing Skin Conditions2019-06-13T21:52:49-05:00

Best of the Fox 2019


Best of the Fox 2019 Local businesses play an important role in our communities. And each year, the Kane County Chronicle and Shaw Media allows readers to select their favorite businesses in the Best of the Fox contest.  The 2019 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox awards celebrate

Best of the Fox 20192023-01-13T19:32:40-06:00

Scoliosis & Chiropractic: Safe & Conservative


Scoliosis and Chiropractic: Save & Conservative Scoliosis is a sideways curve of the spine that develops during childhood.  Normally the spine only has curves from front to back.  For example, if you were looking at someone with scoliosis from behind, their spine would have a "C" shape or even

Scoliosis & Chiropractic: Safe & Conservative2019-05-29T17:41:18-05:00
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