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18
MAY
2012

Why Does My Back “Go Out” When All I Did Was _____________?

There is a reason for this as with everything else, and it makes sense once you understand the reason. First of all, your back doesn’t really “go out”. It is still inside your body and the vertebra is still in your spine. What is really happening is that the vertebra has...
08
MAY
2012

Chiropractic Care for Upper Back Pain | Tulsa Chiropractor

Lower back pain seems to be the most thought of condition that chiropractors treat but upper back pain can be just as prevalent. With more people spending time hunched over their computers not only for work but at home as well, we are seeing this problem increase. This bad...
23
APR
2012

5 Things You’re Not Supposed To Know About Chiropractors

I came across a good article today that I wanted to share.  It is from a publication called PH&W Magazine. It’s an excellent article detailing five secrets that the public is not supposed to or simply doesn’t know about chiropractic. You can read the short article...
13
APR
2012

Chiropractic Care vs. Surgery for Chronic Sciatica Sufferers | Tulsa Chiropractor

Sciatica is a term heard often to explain the pain people feel in or just below their sacro-iliac joints, into the buttocks and particularly down the legs. Although used as a diagnosis, it is really just a symptom of an underlying problem. Most people will feel pain, tingling,...
13
MAR
2012

The Right Pillow and a Healthier Night’s Sleep

Sleepless in America For over 30% of people living in Tulsa, OK, getting a good night’s sleep can be a struggle. The National Sleep Foundation recentently found that a combination of daily stress and lifestyle, including eating and exercise habits as well as nighttime...
01
MAR
2012

Common Causes of Back Pain

In order to properly treat back pain, you first have to understand what is causing it. There are several conditions that can cause back pain. We have listed some of the more common causes below. We advise against trying to make your own diagnosis. As chiropractors, we deal with...
27
FEB
2012

How Do I Know if I Need A Chiropractor in Tulsa Oklahoma?

Some people think Tulsa chiropractors only treat back pain, but actually they are specialists in the entire musculoskeletal system. We do focus primarily on the spine and surrounding tissues, but the spine is intimately related to good functioning of the whole body. Chiropractors...
24
FEB
2012

Do I Really Need to Stretch?

When it comes to working out, stretching is something many of us tend to avoid or skip all together. Whether we say it’s because we don’t have time, we’re impatient or just feel that it is “pointless.” However, it is important that our joints are able to move...
20
FEB
2012

Chiropractic Care for Fibromyalgia | Tulsa Chiropractor

Fibromyalgia is a condition that can be vague. It can be hard to explain and is not well understood. To add to this, there is no known medical cure. Fibromyalgia essentially translates to “muscle fiber pain”. It is characterized by chronic and debilitating pain all over the body,...
07
FEB
2012

What’s Your BMI?

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is one of many ways to measure and determine the level of excess fat you may have in your body. It is not the most accurate of measurements and many other ways such as hydrodensitometry (underwater weighing), skin-fold measurements (using calipers) and...
26
JAN
2012

Funny Chiropractic Commercials

I thought I would do something a little different today and maybe not write about something so serious for a change. So I found a few chiropractic commercials I thought were pretty funny and figured I would share them with you. Hope you enjoy.
29
DEC
2011

Consumer Reports Data Highlight Patients’ Satisfaction with Chiropractic Care

In recent years, the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center has surveyed the magazine’s subscribers to look at the experiences of others to find out what works best when it comes to treating back pain. When it comes to making an important decision about the available options, it...
19
DEC
2011

Won’t My Back Pain Go Away On Its Own?

Chiropractors treat a wide variety of conditions but the number one problem we see and the one most associated with chiropractic is back pain. According to the ACA, nearly 80% of people will have some type of back pain at some point in their lives. So it may come as no surprise...
29
NOV
2011

Chiropractic and Back Pain Associated with Pregnancy

If you are pregnant and suffering from low back pain, someone has likely  suggested you visit a chiropractor because a chiropractor was able to help them during their pregnancy. This may have left you curious, is that good advice or just a single success story? Additionally, you...