Dangerous Conditions Exist without the Presence of Pain… Chiropractic care provides proactive prevention plans for optimal long-term function

How accurate are symptoms at determining health? Heart attacks often occur without advanced warning. The attack arrives and people remark how they never saw it coming. Cancer and other tumors often exist for years inside a living body without any known signs or symptoms. High blood pressure, cavities, and blood vessel plaques also form without […]

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Report Links “Horn-Like” Growth on Back of Skull to Phone and Computer Use

The title sounds like a tag line for a new movie or piece of artwork. New research states that permanent bone structure changes take place at the back of the skull as a result of extended amounts of time in a forward head posture position. Authors of the study attribute the cause of the increased […]

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Healing Takes Time! Research Shows What to Expect…

The current medical model of healthcare unintentionally creates an unreasonable and sometimes dangerous perception of healing. Due to the predominant recommendations and use of prescription drugs, people become accustomed to an expected norm of instant relief and healing. The fast-paced quick fix culture often breeds unrealistic expectations for pain relief and disease resolution. People begin […]

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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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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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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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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 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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Can chiropractic help ADD?

We see a large percentage of pediatric patients in our office and one question that we get on a regular basis is “Can chiropractic help ADD”?  The diagnosis and prevalence of ADD/ADHD are on the rise in America and many schools, parents and guardians are at their wits end trying to find an effective treatment […]

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What is causing my headaches?

Headaches are one of the most common types of pain that people experience on a regular basis.  Researchers estimate that nine out of ten Americans suffer from headache pain at some point, helping to put the sales of pain medication through the roof.  A question that I receive on a daily basis is, “what is […]

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Is This Good Pain or Bad Pain?

As a chiropractor, I get asked to diagnose people in public all the time.  I may be at church, the market, the gym, CrossFit, the park, or pool but honestly, it never gets old.  I love interacting with people and I am happy to answer their health-related questions.  One question that I get more than […]

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Are We Poisoning Our Kids?

How many of you have felt uneasy about the amount of diet soda and sugary drinks your children are consuming daily?  Has your intuition been giving you “internal warnings” that it isn’t safe to consume?  If so, you are correct!!  As a chiropractor that is heavily involved in pediatric care, I am very concerned with […]

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5 Tips To Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

5 Tips To Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals With the warm summer weather steadily getting closer, it is that time of year when many of us begin to think about trimming our bellies and getting a nice tan. Without the encroaching summer weather, however, getting fit is a goal most of us carry throughout […]

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