Category Archives: Neck Pain

Grand Junction Auto Accidents

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Have you been injured in a car accident?  Did you know that even the smallest fender bender can still result in personal injury to you?  Locally, if you have been involved in a Grand Junction auto accident, than we are here to help you. Pain resulting from a car accident may be felt immediately and up…

Do You Have A Healthy Spine? Answer The Following Questions To Find Out!

How do you know if your spine is healthy? Your spine is your vital connection to the rest of your body. All your internal organs receive a nerve supply from your spine. Therefore, don’t you think that it important to make sure you have a healthy spine? Is Your Spine Healthy? There are some easy…

What Is Carpal Tunnel? Why Should You See A Chiropractor For Carpal Tunnel?

What is carpal tunnel? The carpal tunnel is a “tunnel” or area in your wrist where nerves run through, and these nerves running through may become irritated leading to symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome  including pain, tingling, numbness, and weakness in the hands, wrists, and fingers. How Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Occur? Many things can…

Do You Suffer From Neck Pain?

A recent literature review finds evidence that patients with chronic neck pain enrolled in clinical trials reported significant improvement following chiropractic spinal manipulation, according to a March/April 2007 report in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT). As part of the literature review, Dr. Vernon and his colleagues reviewed nine previously published trials and…

Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident

Shoulder injuries in a car accident are common. They are caused mostly by the jerking movements that occur in an accident and may be further aggravated by seat belt shoulder straps. Shoulder injuries may also be related to neck injuries. Understanding more about shoulder injuries will allow you to recognize them quickly and seek treatment…

Chiropractic Care for Neck and Back Pain Supported By Research Studies

Numerous studies have shown that chiropractic care is both safe and effective. The American Chiropractic Association summarizes three important studies that show chiropractic treatment provides better results and satisfaction among patients and is even more cost effective than other forms of traditional medical care. In treating acute and chronic pain, chiropractic is consistently number one…

Just a Fender Bender? Neck and Back Injury Still Occurs!

It started with a routine trip to the store. Suddenly you hear a screeching of tires and the harsh sound of metal hitting metal. In the split second before you can brace yourself, you feel your car moving from some unseen force! Hidden Damage It’s tempting to minimize your own injuries because your car has…

Whiplash?

Have you been involved in a car accident? Did you know that a minor car accident can cause a degenerative process to begin in your neck? Even if you were in a car accident and thought that you were not injured, the damage of a whiplash to the soft tissues in your neck can later…

What Causes Headaches?

How often do you have headaches? Amazingly, many people suffer daily with some type of headache. There are many different kinds of headaches from tension headaches to migraines. And you may be experiencing more than one type of headache. People spend billions on aspirin, ibuprofen, and acetaminophen (Tylenol) per year. Unfortunately, these types of drugs…

Neck Pain? Is Your Neck Straight or Curved?

Have you heard of spinal curves? There are four curves that develop naturally in your spine as we go through different stages in our growth and development. These four natural curves in your spine help to balance your body, provide shock absorption for your body, and prevent injury. In your neck, the cervical portion of…

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