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Inversion Ankle Sprains

Written by Dr. Marcus Wong Several of us have experienced an ankle sprain to some degree in our lives.  Some, more often than others. In the game of basketball, the ankle sprain injury is one of the most common types of injury.  The two most common types of ankle sprains are the inversion and eversion […]

Chiropractic Thaws Frozen Shoulder Syndrome

Many patients with shoulder pain are told have surgery, get steroid shots, or take anti-inflammatory drugs to relieve the pain. Unfortunately, these treatments do not always work to reliably reduce symptoms, particularly in patients with frozen shoulder syndrome. Frozen shoulder syndrome is characterized by night pain and painful restriction of shoulder movement during rotation and […]

Chiropractic Beats Epidural Injections for Disc Herniations

Chiropractic adjustments were just as effective as epidural injections for patients with back pain in a new study — without the risks and at lower cost. The findings show that chiropractic can significantly reduce pain in patients with lumbar disc herniation, and is less expensive than medical treatment. Lumbar epidural injections are frequently used for […]

Chiropractic May Lower Blood Pressure

Nearly a third of Americans have high blood pressure, putting them at risk for heart disease, stroke, and number of health conditions. While medication is the primary treatment for hypertension, there are several non-pharmaceutical ways to manage high blood pressure including, stress reduction, weight loss, and diet changes. Now, a growing body of research suggests […]

Chiropractic is Recommended from Medical Journal

Journal of the American Medical Association recommends Chiropractic   Perhaps a turning point has been reached. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has recommended that patients who seek back pain treatment should consider chiropractic care before taking invasive measures such as electing for surgery. The surgical option should only be considered if conservative therapies fail. According to […]