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?

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 more […]

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. […]

Would You be a Volunteer Crash Test Dummy?

Road and Track ran an interesting story where they sent one of their writers to Las Vegas to volunteer to be a crash test dummy. After trying to arrange a crash test conducted by auto manufacturers and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), who rejected their request based on ethical grounds, they finally found a group called […]

Does chiropractic care help with neck pain with pinched nerves?

When your neck becomes arthritic and painful, the bones and inflamed soft tissue can compress the nerves that travel through the neck and down the arms. This is called osteoarthritis and degenerative joint disease (DJD). More specific to the bones in the spine, this is called degenerative disc disease (DDD). When you have degenerative disc disease […]