Wear and Tear from Texting Leads to Spinal Degeneration… Take steps to avoid the dangers of “Text Neck” and Computer Posture

Research finds that increased usage of phones and computers brings about a variety of health challenges which accumulate over time. Billions of people use cell phones daily all over the world. The majority of cell phone usage occurs with the spine and neck in a flexed position of poor posture. Extended use of a cell […]

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Research PROVES Chiropractic works BEST without the presence of any pain or symptoms

Many functions and processes occur in the body without any tangible feeling. Cavities in teeth, plaque build-up in blood vessels, high cholesterol, and even cancer form in silence. Consistent and proactive approaches serve as the best method of prevention for a variety of concerns which remain silent until advanced threats rise to the surface.  Chiropractic […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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