Is working at computers bad for your spine?

It doesn’t take a giant leap of faith to connect computer screens and back pain. When you spend endless hours sitting and looking at a screen with small print it is no wonder that you start to develop poor posture and back pain over time. Here are some simple strategies to make yourself feel better. […]

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What are some tips for achieving that beach body?

Time for a mid-summer weight loss and nutrition check. I am always amazed by people who lose weight in the summer. I find it nearly impossible without a ton of intention. Here are a few tips to help you realize your summer weight loss goals. First, sugary and salty snacks….. Packaged snacks are engineered with […]

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How should I change my habits now that I’m pregnant?

So you just found out you’re pregnant… Congratulations!!  I still remember the exact time and place that my wife blessed with the news to me on both our daughters.  Since you are going to be growing a human being, or multiples, it’s important to take the extra time to ensure you are making the appropriate […]

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What can chiropractic do for asthma attacks?

You don’t have to spend much time in deep thought before you think of someone you know who has asthma.  In fact, most of us know someone in our close circle of friends or even our family that suffers from asthma or other breathing disorders.  For years, the only route people would pursue would be […]

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Can chiropractic help headaches?

Headaches are one of the most common reasons for visiting the doctor. More than 250 million work days are lost each year due to headache at a cost of 25 billion dollars per year. There are many types and causes of headaches. Muscle tension headaches and migraine headaches are by far the most common types […]

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Should I go to a chiropractor or get a massage?

Should I go to a chiropractor or get a massage?   I am frequently asked by patients whether I think chiropractic or massage would be the best choice for them.  The answer is usually a combination. Your muscles attach to your bones and whether or not they are tight and contracted is controlled by nerves. […]

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How often should I see a chiropractor?

Every single new patient of mine asks me ” how often should I see a chiropractor? ”  My answer is always, “it depends on your goals”.   Did you wake up this morning, bend over to feed the dog only to have your back go out on you and now you can’t walk up stairs?  Is […]

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Why does my child have back pain?

I wish I didn’t have so much experience with kids and back pain.  My friends and family are always surprised to hear how many kids I adjust regularly in my clinic.  When I first started in chiropractic 6 years ago, it was rare that I could convince parents to bring their kids in to my […]

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Is texting bad for my neck?

Constant use of devices is causing “text neck” pain.  Have you noticed lately how much you look down and the neck pain that results?  Most of us spend 8-10 hours looking at a computer during the day.  On top of that when we aren’t looking at a computer screen, we are looking down at a […]

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My hand is numb, do I have Carpal Tunnel?

Are portions of your hand going numb?  Do you feel hand numbness in certain fingers?  Do your fingers tingle or do you get sharp shooting pains in to your hands?   Many people come to my office telling me “my hand is numb, do I have Carpal Tunnel”?  In 90% of those cases, and sadly […]

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I have pain when the weather changes…

Have you ever wondered why you have pain when the weather changes?  Maybe you have been feeling good lately but with today’s cold snap, you are stiff and sore all over.  This isn’t going to be a ground breaking discovery but its easy to miss.  If you’ve been shivering and freezing over the last 24 hours […]

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What are the realistic expectations at the chiropractor?

In a previous blog post, I went through the office policies and procedures at Eastern Oklahoma Chiropractic in detail so you know what to expect as a new patient.  Now I would like to cover a topic that I discuss on a regular basis which is, “what are the realistic expectations at the chiropractor”?  Let’s […]

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What should I expect at the chiropractor?

Picture this… You wake up one morning and attempt to get out of bed but your lower back is so stiff and sore that you struggle to sit-up.  It takes you 5 minutes to get up to the standing position and you shuffle your feet to the kitchen to pour your cup of coffee.  You […]

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Chiropractic care for colicky babies

At Eastern Oklahoma Chiropractic we see a lot of parents and children in our office. How many of you can say you have experienced having or knowing a colicky baby? Colic is a bit of a mystery to both parents and scientists and sometimes to me, a chiropractor! There is no complete definition of colic or its […]

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Do I have arthritis or spinal degeneration?

Most people think that arthritic conditions only affect the elderly, but the sad reality is that we see a large number of children in our office with the beginning stages of osteoarthritis a.k.a spinal degeneration.  Some kids are already on this devastating path at a very young age (5, 8, 12 years old).  It’s also […]

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Is there anything chiropractic can do for bed-wetting?

Doctor, is there anything chiropractic can do for bed-wetting? This is a question parents sometimes ask of the chiropractor. Usually, this question is asked when other methods of treatment have been tried and found ineffective. Bed-wetting (enuresis) is another of the many reasons why parents bring their children to see the chiropractor. What can the […]

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