Chiropractic Treatment For Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash, or otherwise known as cervical strain is the microscopic tearing of the soft tissue and ligaments that surround the cervical spine and is caused by the neck being thrown forcibly backward and then forward resembling a whipping motion. Whiplash injuries are most commonly caused by the sudden acceleration or deceleration of the neck which is commonly caused by rear-end collisions.  Symptoms of Read more…

About Chiropractors

The word “chiropractic” is Greek for “treatment by hand”. Chiropractors focus on providing correct physical alignment to maintain health. They treat health problems associated with the body’s muscular, nervous and skeletal systems – especially the spine. According to chiropractic theory, if the spine is not aligned, or if the muscular or nervous systems suffer problems, Read more…

Chiropractors – Frequently Asked Questions

You may have questions about chiropractors, particularly if you have never been treated by a chiropractor before. Read some of the questions and points below for more information on this profession. What is an adjustment? A chiropractic adjustment (also known as a “manipulation”) is the practice of using a specific high velocity, low amplitude thrust Read more…

What To Expect On My First Visit With A Chiropractor?

Taking Your History The first thing a chiropractor will do is taking a history to obtain more information of your chief complaint. The doctor will ask detailed questions about your complaint as well as your family history, diet and visits you may have had with other physicians. All these questions will allow the doctor to get Read more…

Disc Bulging & Herniation – Nerve And Spinal Cord Compression

Disc Injuries Car accidents and heavy falls affecting the back are the most common causes of disc injury. Four Major Levels Of The Spine From top to bottom, the four major aspects of the spine are known as the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral levels.  At each level of the spine, the discs give the skeletal structures  flexibility, energy-absorbtion, as well Read more…