Get your neck looked at if you have chronic headaches.

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCHeadache, Neck, San Francisco Chiropractor

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast 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. If you have headaches, you … Read More

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

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCHeadache, San Francisco Chiropractor

Reading Time: 2 minutesPeople 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. The detachment from your loved … Read More

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

Three things you should know about chiropractic for runners

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Chiropractor

Reading Time: 2 minutesHumans are made for walking and running. And compared to other animals, we can run long distances through the mid day sun. We have endurance. Our bodies are made to run. Our feet allow it. Our ankles allow it. Our pelvic structure is there for it. But sometimes the way you function can interfere with the way you run. You … Read More

The hidden cause of knee pain that you may be overlooking.

Ryan Todd Lloyd, DCSan Francisco Chiropractor

Reading Time: 2 minutesI heard you’ve been having knee problems, and you’ve tried everything you can think of to help it out. Painkillers every day. Herbal remedies. Anti-inflammatory diet. Comfort diet. Braces. Exercises. Rest. Well, there’s another cause of your knee pain that you may be overlooking. You’re fooling yourself if you think treating your knee in isolation is going to make things … Read More