Health Misconceptions

What Chiropractic Patients Want to Know About Hypermobility Syndrome

Hypermobility Syndrome is a condition of the joints. It is characterized by the ability of the joint to move beyond its normal range of motion and is sometimes called “loose joints” or “double jointed.” It is typically a genetic disorder and often identified in children....

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction: Can Chiropractic Help?

Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction is a very common ankle and foot problem that occurs when there is a tear or inflammation in the posterior tibial tendon – the tendon that is at the back of the ankle and is the key player in stabilizing the...

How Chiropractic Helps Children That Suffer From Knock Knee

Knock knee is a condition that many children acquire when they are toddlers. Often, within a few years they grow out of it and their legs straighten naturally with no lasting effects. Occasionally, though, a child’s legs don’t straighten and this is a cause for concern....

How Chiropractic Helps Those That Suffer From Spondylolisthesis

Chiropractic care is a drug-free, nonsurgical treatment for many types of conditions and to help manage pain. As more and more medical professionals are recognizing its effectiveness and viability for treating many issues in the body, chiropractic is gaining popularity and becoming the treatment of...

How Upper Neck Misalignments Are Related To TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joints, TMJ, are the lower jaw hinges that sit on either side of the head in front of each ear. They are responsible for the lower jaw opening, closing, sliding, and rotating. The TMJs are the most body’s most complex joints. The typical...

Watch How Easy It Is For Bacteria To Become Resistant To Antibiotics

Antibiotics have long been used to treat infection and illness. While they can be effective, there is a down side. Antibiotics can have some unpleasant side effects. What’s more, bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics. The more you take the less effective they can be, making...

Osteoporosis vs. Osteopenia: What’s the Difference?

Osteoporosis is a significant health problem in the United States and worldwide. An estimated 10 million individuals have osteoporosis in the U.S. alone and an additional 18 million individuals are at risk of developing the disease, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)....

Why Chiropractic Is A Safer Alternative To Opioids

Prescription drug abuse and addiction is a significant problem in the United States. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has declared it an epidemic. Researchers estimate that as many as 36 million people worldwide abuse opioids. Estimates in the U.S. alone...