Health Misconceptions

Baker’s Cyst: How Chiropractic Can Help Alleviate Its Pain

A baker’s cyst can cause pain, swelling, and limit the mobility in the affected knee. In some cases, complications can develop, causing serious problems with the leg. The problem with this type of cyst is that even if it is drained, if the underlying cause

How Chiropractic Can Help Patellofemoral Tracking Syndrome

When the weather warms, melting the snow and ice as it ushers in the newness of spring, people are drawn outdoors and increased activity soon follows. Runners top the list, training for upcoming marathons and races, or to just get faster and increase endurance. While there

A Tension Headache or A Migraine? How to Tell the Difference

Headaches are a real pain (insert eye-roll here). Many individuals suffer from them, and there are a variety of causes, symptoms, and treatment options. For some, they are a rare occurrence, while others deal with them on a weekly, or even daily, basis. They can range

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