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What’s Causing My Neck Pain? Bloomingdale Chiropractor

Neck pain can be caused by problems with your muscles, joints, discs and/or nerves.  Many patients arrive at my office frustrated with their primary care doctor, other chiropractor or orthopedist because they couldn’t tell them what was actually causing their pain.  It gets labeled “tight muscles,” “mechanical neck pain” or “pinched nerve.” Non-specific diagnoses produces Read More

Is Your Neck Healthy? Find Out With This At-Home Test!

One of the easiest tests you can do to see how your neck is doing is to evaluate your flexibility. Healthy necks (or cervical spine as us doctors say!) should have full and pain-free range of motion in all directions. In this week’s video, I will show you what normal flexibility looks like so you Read More

Moving Well = Functioning Better

After you meet your goals in active care (i.e.  you feel awesome and move great!)  it’s now time to maintain the progress you worked so hard to get.   I will give you a home exercise plan to keep up with and it’s important to exercise and move often.  Keeping your diet clean and eating lots of healthy Read More

Shoveling Snow Shouldn’t Be A Pain In The Back!

Shoveling snow is not inherently dangerous.  It’s not the activity that breaks down your body — its the activity you were not prepared for that causes injury! The #1 thing you can do to prevent back, shoulder and neck injuries when clearing snow is to train your body to bend, lift, push and carry heavy Read More

3 At-Home Exercises for Shoulder Injury Prevention

Rest = Rust Research is showing us that the #1 way to keep your joints healthy is to move them through a full range of motion on a regular basis.  Movement is key to reducing muscle atrophy, maintaining flexibility and even helps keep the cartilage in your joints hydrated and healthy! Most of our daily activities require Read More

Wait a Minute! Chiropractors Can Adjust Shoulders?

Many people do not know that sports chiropractors can adjust shoulders, hips, ankles, wrists and other painful joints. In this week’s video, I show a common chiropractic treatment approach for shoulder pain including making sure the joints of the neck, upper back and shoulder are moving well.  Chiropractic adjustments are one of the safest medical treatment Read More

Help! What is Causing My Shoulder Pain?

Pain is scary.  Especially if you do not know what is wrong.   In this week’s video, I describe the symptoms of the most common shoulder conditions that I see in my office — including impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tears and AC joint arthritis.  Learning about the cardinal symptoms and how these conditions occur is the first Read More

Are My Shoulders Healthy? Try this at-home test to find out!

70% of Americans will suffer from shoulder pain at some time in their life.  Just because it’s a common problem — doesn’t mean you have to live with it! This week’s video is all about the anatomy of the shoulder and how a healthy shoulder joint requires balanced movement between three different joints.  If one Read More

Reversing the Aging Process

Getting older, suffering injuries, and the constant strain of gravity – they all lead to degenerative changes in your spine and your entire body. You may be surprised to learn that even conditions like disc herniations can be a regular part of the aging process. So how do you slow down father time and move Read More