Chronic headaches and depression


Your plate is full.

You have a deadline to meet, you still have to cook dinner, and you need to get the kids to soccer practice and dance class. You have this weekend to look forward to though! This weekend is the first family trip you’ve been able to plan since the youngest was born, and the kids are over-the-moon excited, but you’re struggling to get through this week because the headache is bad today. Three weeks this has been going on now, but today is particularly unpleasant So you take some ibuprofen and push through it because dinner won’t prepare itself.

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Tired of "dark room" days?


What is a "dark room" day?

When was your last “dark room” day? You know the ones I’m talking about. When light and sound hurt your face, and the only thing you can do is curl up under a thick blanket in a dark room because the squirrel climbing the tree outside won’t SHUT UP ALREADY! I get it. I’ve been there. Migraines are a common challenge worldwide, but dark room days don’t have to control your life.

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To X-ray or not to X-ray


How many chiropractors have you been to in your life? One? More than one? (If your answer is zero, think about other physicians you’ve visited, such as a medical doctor or a dentist.) Perhaps you found the perfect chiropractor for you and had no desire to go anywhere else, or maybe you’re still looking for the right one. Whichever the case, I want you to do something for me. I want you to think…hard…about what your thoughts were going into a chiropractic office for the very first time. Did you know what you were getting yourself into? Did you have NO idea what to expect so everything was a pleasant surprise? Chances are if you’ve visited multiple chiropractic offices you noticed that no 2 clinics are the same. Why is that?

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Do cell phones cause neck pain?


Welcome back! I have returned to ask you a VERY important question…

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Cost Comparisons of Low Back Pain Treatments


Being a chiropractor, OF COURSE the first thing I’m going to talk to you about is back pain.  If you’re reading this, I’m willing to bet you’ve experienced low back pain at some point in your life, am I right? It’s okay! You are NOT alone! In fact, up to 85% of the American population suffers from low back pain at least once in their lifetime, and a quarter of those experience low back pain every 3 months! Now I know what you’re thinking, “Wow, Doc! That’s so fascinating!” I know, right? And since this is such a prevalent issue, I’m here to talk to you about some of the things to consider when deciding what to do about it. The 2 most common options for back relief are to seek care from a Medical Doctor (MD) or a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC). So, what's the difference? Which is the right choice for me? Don't worry, I'm here to help!

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