How Can I Prevent the Flu and Colds?

Studies have shown a link between the nervous system and the immune system, and chiropractic should be a part of your health routine (I have covered that link previously)—but there are some other natural methods you can employ to boost your immune system during the colder months and hopefully stave off a cold or the […]

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What Do Chiropractors Do?

If you’re familiar with chiropractic, you’ve likely heard the term, “subluxation.”  Dr. Travis Ring of Eastern Oklahoma Chiropractic is trained to detect and correct subluxations in the spine, leading to improved spinal function and overall wellness. For those unfamiliar with the term or those who would like to know more, we’ve put together some simple […]

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Is Organic Produce Worth It?

How many times as a child did you hear, “eat your vegetables!”? While that’s still something you should be doing (at least seven servings a day), it’s important to understand what happens in between planting those seeds and getting to your dinner table. What are pesticides? Pesticides are chemicals, typically man-made, that are used to […]

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Ways to Help a New Mom

Much thought and attention is given to the expecting mother leading up to her labor and delivery, however, the attention often diverts to the newborn bundle of joy after he or she is born. While the baby needs much love, attention and care, so does the mother. If someone you love is expecting, be sure […]

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How does running impact your health?

Summer is here and you know what that means….. It’s time to schedule some training into your fitness routine. The sooner you start, the sooner your body and mind will benefit from the powers of running. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” While Confucius may not […]

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How should I be sleeping?

Do you wake up with pain from sleeping wrong?  One of the most frequent complaints chiropractors hear is, “I think I slept wrong and now (fill in the blank) hurts.  How do you sleep?  Do you wake up in pain?  Does your bed partner complain about you tossing and turning all night long?  You may […]

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Back Pain from Yard Work in Broken Arrow

This is the time of year where I get the most calls of people having back pain from yard work. If you have been a relative couch potato all winter and then got outside this weekend and dug a bunch of holes, tilled the garden and raked leaves, it is probably pretty obvious why your […]

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Injury Recovery in Broken Arrow

Unless you have medical training, it’s difficult to know what the best treatment for injuries is without going to a doctor. While this won’t apply to all possible treatment for injuries, this is the protocol I use in my Broken Arrow chiropractic office. Also, you should always consult a doctor to have your injury properly […]

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Chiropractic Care for Car Accidents in Broken Arrow

Chiropractic Care for Car Accidents in Broken Arrow Even at low speeds, motor vehicle collisions can have a catastrophic effect on the human anatomy. Auto accidents damage bones, nerves, muscles, tendons and more, and the resulting pain can be debilitating. Seeking chiropractic treatment as soon as possible is your best bet for overcoming the pain […]

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How can I stay safe in the heat?

Stay Safe and Healthy This Summer The temperatures are rising and the days are getting longer. It′s summertime once again. Here are some tips to help make your summer the best, and healthiest, one yet. Beat the Heat Heat-related illnesses claim the lives of hundreds of people each year, so it is important to take […]

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Why does the chiropractor want me to keep coming back?

Ever wonder why chiropractors keep you coming back again and again? It seems this has been a common question in my office lately. While everyone knows there is no magic off button for pain relief, everyone wishes that there was one. Most people “just got this neck pain” or “back just started hurting yesterday” . […]

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How can I stay active at work?

Our bodies were made for an environment where calories are scarce and exercise is unavoidable. However, we live in an environment where exercise is scarce and calories are unavoidable. Our bodies were meant to move for the majority of the day: gathering food, hunting for food, out-running predators, traveling from one place to another… This […]

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What is causing my headaches?

One of the most common reasons people come to my chiropractic office is because they have headaches. Most people lose hope that anything can be done to solve their problem. Let’s talk about three of the most common reasons for headaches and how to help yourself. 1) Too much time in front of your computer. […]

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What Should My Child Eat for Breakfast?

With the decreasing ability of children to concentrate throughout the day, parents are searching for solutions. Many parents want to go the natural route and do what they can without the use of drugs to help their children. Children’s diets are critical to giving them sustained calm energy throughout the day.  So the question remains… […]

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What should I do about my child’s fever?

If you are a parent, you have been through this scenario…. Your child is hot, flushed, glassy-eyed and obviously not feeling well.  Your diagnosis is fever!!  You are very concerned and even a little panic sets in.  After all, you have been trained to think of fever as something to be treated and even feared. […]

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Why does my back hurt while playing golf?

What causes back pain and pinched nerve pain during golf?  Typically it is a result of spinal damage, poor technique or both. If your spine does not move properly on a segmental basis, meaning each vertebra needs to rotate, flex, extend and side bend on top of the others, it will be much more easily […]

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