Health Blog

  • Are You a Tailgater? (reprinted with permission from Loren Williams)

    A friend of mine, Loren Williams is an autocross as well as a driving safety instructor and had an insightful essay on this issue. Are You a Tailgater? July 17, 2015 at 3:35am Public Service Announcement – Are you a tailgater?   As many of you may have noticed, I’ve taken a job as a…

  • Posture – Meet the Johnson’s

    Many things within your control, such as how you sit while working at a computer, or how you lift or carry heavy items can have a great effect on your posture and the health of your spine. Watch this video for some tips on how to improve your posture and protect your spine.

  • Can we lay these myths to rest?

    Over the past fifteen years I’ve continued to see insurers and defense attorneys attempt to correlate the speed at which an auto accident takes place and the extent of injuries we should expect to see. It’s only intuitive, right? Actually, it’s quite wrong. The most recent study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2657117/ shows no correlation between vehicle speed and…

  • Avoiding injury in automobile accidents

    With the coming summer rain, our office routinely sees an increase in rear end collisions. Wet roads increase stopping distances. Driver inattention, text messaging and cell phone use only seem to compound the problem. There are some things you can do to reduce the likelihood of injury, even if you can’t reduce your chances of…

  • Cox Technic for Lower Back Pain

    One type of conservative procedure used in the treatment of low back pain applies flexion and traction motions to the lumbar spine. In this procedure the prone patient’s head and thorax are supported by the fixed portion of a special treatment table. The legs rest on the movable section of the table with the ankles attached by straps. The doctor positions the patient in such a way that the vertebral joint of interest is over the fulcrum of the movable section.

  • Consumer Reports on Chiropractic Satisfaction

    About 80 percent of U.S. adults have at some point been bothered by back pain. The Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center recently surveyed more than 14,000 subscribers who had lower-back pain in the past year but had never had back surgery. More than half said pain severely limited their daily routine for a week or…

  • More Children are Going to Chiropractors

    As more people are going to chiropractors studies in well-respected journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, as well as the popular press is beginning to pick up and report on this trend. Several NBC affiliate stations recently ran a segment on the importance of chiropractic adjustments for children in their show, “The…

  • Jobs Most at Risk From Back Problems

    An article from the October 7, 2006 BBC News in the United Kingdom reports on a survey study listing the 5 top jobs most likely to cause back issues among workers in the United Kingdom. The list, compiled and published by the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) has some surprising findings. The study conducted by the…