Numbness and Tingling

Tingling is a sensation that many of us have experienced. It is the sensation experienced when a limb that has fallen asleep starts to wake up. It is common to experience this sensation when you place undo pressure for a prolonged period of time on a specific part of your body. For instance, standing or […]


In the U.S., more than 37 million people suffer from migraines. Of those 37 million it is estimated that 5 million have a migraine at least one time a month. Labor statistics rank migraines as the number one cause for missed work costing the U.S. economy $5.6 to $17.2 billion dollars in lost labor and […]

Disc Injuries

The intervertebral disc is made up of two components, an outer ligamentous covering, called the annulus fibrosis and an inner jelly-like substance called the nucleus pulposus. The nucleus provides the main cushioning effect while the annulus acts as the container that holds the disc between the vertebrae and keeps the jelly-like nucleus in place. The design […]

For Bad Backs, It May Be Time to Rethink Biases About Chiropractors

By Aaron E. Carroll, From About two of every three people will probably experience significant low back pain at some point. A physician like me might suggest any number of potential treatments and therapies. But one I never considered was a referral for spinal manipulation. It appears I may have been mistaken. For initial treatment […]

Chiropractors and Exercise Are Better than Drugs Says Study

From Chronic pain is an exceedingly common condition impacting an estimated 76.5 million Americans, one-third of whom describe their pain as severe and “disabling”.i Among them, many suffer from neck pain, which is the third most common type of pain according to the American Pain Foundation. It is estimated that 70 percent of people will […]


Whiplash is a commonly used term for a neck sprain and strain injury caused from an automobile collison. When in an automobile accident, a force travels through the vehicle and through the body. This force can cause the head to be forcibly snapped backwards or sideways. This type of trauma is referred to as an […]


Stiffness in the joints is a common condition that increases with aging. When the stiffness worsens to the point of being painful, arthritis may be the diagnosis. Arthritis is breakdown of normal cartilage caused by either excessive joint wear and tear or from an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases are when the body is fighting itself. […]

Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments afflicting society today. In the United States alone, back pain accounts for more than 7,000,000 new cases and 250,000 surgeries each year. In fact, nearly all of us will experience some degree of back pain at least once in our lifetime. There are many causes of […]

Neck pain

Neck pain is a debilitating condition that effects 15% of the US population daily. Neck pain is often times caused by traumas such as car accidents, slip and falls or whiplash injuries. Yet, for many individuals neck pain can begin gradually due to a vertebral misalignment. When a vertebral misalignment is present it can cause […]