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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Migraine Sufferers NEED a Chiropractor Recent Research Explains why…

Research published in 2015 revealed the superior migraine solution which spinal adjustments provide compared to treatments that only utilize pharmaceutical medication. Medical doctors usually prescribe drugs to migraine sufferers without awareness or exploration of the published research revealing other safer and more effective solutions. Migraines consist of severe, painful headaches which can last for hours […]

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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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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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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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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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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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