Does chiropractic care change when you are in pain?

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCBack, San Francisco Chiropractor

Reading Time: 1 minuteA 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 response in your muscles that gets … Read More

Point Bonita Lighthouse

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Public Health

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast weekend, the weekend between Christmas and New Years, Felicia and I took my son, Alexander to Point Bonita Light House. This is that lighthouse that watches guard and protects ships as the enter the Golden Gate. It’s a small lighthouse that has a new, interesting suspension bridge for pedestrians. To get there, you take the last or first Marin … Read More

What you need to know about sitting all day. Will it kill you?

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Public Health

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn the clinic, I picked up a copy of Scientific America that we had laying around. I grabbed it because it has the cover article about “The Neuroscience of Meditation”, but when I started flipping through the pages, the article claiming that sitting can kill you commanded my attention. It turns out that Americans sit through most of our waking … Read More

I got my hands on the new Fitbits

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Public Health

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe new Fitbit ChargeHR (band) and FitBit Surge (Smart Watch) have just been announced this morning. A patient of Dr. Luck’s came by with some samples today. Here are some pics: I like working in the hub of the tech universe here at Rincon Chiropractic. As I was working on a project, I overheard a patient say, “Our company made … Read More

What to Expect on your First Chiropractic Visit

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Chiropractor

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis is a nice video from the American Chiropractic Association that shows you what you should expect from your first visit at our office. In brief: Health history of you and especially of your chief complaint. A targeted examination to find the cause and the extent of your situation. Recommendations for care. Follow through plan for treatment, including stretches and … Read More

A Satellite View of San Francisco

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Bay Area

Reading Time: 1 minuteI love getting a different perspective on the world in which we live. This picture that I ran across recently certainly qualifies as one of my favorites. Here we see the Bay Area from “You are Here.” When I’m walking San Francisco, I tend to think of The City as a tiny dot on the map, but this picture makes … Read More