Here’s how researchers made you feel better about your shoulder pain.

One of the challenges when I treat a patient who suffers from chronic pain is that there are various nuances along the pain pathway that can influence the pain. It starts at the end organ where there might be an injury or mechanical stress, but then the pain pathway makes its way towards your spine, […]

Is there even an ideal posture?

https://youtu.be/cnLxcEMdjVk This morning, Greg Lehman’s new video is making the rounds amongst my social media channels. Greg Lehman is a biomechanist, a chiropractor, and an educator. In this video, he argues that there are certain biomechanical faults that you can safely ignore, in certain situations. And in other high-impact-heavy load situations where biomechanical positioning becomes […]

Focusing on the important few.

When professionals deliver services to a niche group of customers, they tend to attract more business. There is something inherently trusting about going to a professional who only focuses on one thing. People know that this focus will provide more expertise, more efficacy, and more value for the extra money. I remember reading Harry Beckwith’s […]

Get your neck looked at if you have chronic headaches.

Last month a paper was published in The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics where they looked at some of the factors that make chronic migraine sufferers different than everyone else. They found that, compared to people who don’t have headaches, if you have regular migraine headaches, you will have some sort of neck problem. […]

What would you do if you suffered from disabling migraine pain 7 days a month for 18 years?

People who don’t experience headaches really don’t understand the suffering you go through if you have migraines. The brain fog. The pounding sensitivity to light, noises, or smells. The pain. The lack of focus. The feeling of shutting yourself off from the world. The worry that you will lose your livelihood if you miss work. […]

Does chiropractic care change when you are in pain?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpWi-PH5l64 A new study came out this month, published in JMPT, that talks about an experiment that the researchers performed. They hooked up electrodes to the patients, and they measured the response that their back muscles had when they were adjusted. We know that when you have your low back adjusted, there is a reflex […]