From Iowa to Corners of the Globe… Chiropractic Provides Better Healthcare for Millions

Chiropractic continues to gain popularity for a variety of health reasons. Chiropractic represents one of the largest healthcare professions in the world and continues to grow as access, awareness, and education present people with the full scope of benefits radiating from constantly growing data and research which demonstrates massive health potential within a well-functioning nervous […]

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Chiropractic brings a proven BALANCE to the body during times of STRESS

Stress presents a consistent adversary throughout every season and some seasons prove to be more stressful than others. Parents become riddled with stress when children endure transition periods that come with growth and maturity. Some individuals experience it during holiday seasons or times of financial hardship. Families in general experience it during times of adversity. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Why is pain shooting down my leg from my back?

When patients come to my office with a lower back injury, they often want to know, “Why is pain shooting down my leg from my back?” There are often multiple reasons this can happen and to treat a person with back and leg pain, you need to properly diagnose the problem. The most common reason […]

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When should I go to a chiropractor?

Most of us, especially the guys, never make any kind of effort to go and see the doctor. Unless something is bleeding profusely, bent at a really odd angle, or hanging off by a piece of skin, we tend to think of our physical well-being as something that is entirely in our control. Once such […]

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