1. 3 Self-Care Methods to Prevent Sciatic Pain, Part 1

    Sciatica is a common type of lower back pain that will affect as many as 40 percent of people in the United State at some point in their lives. If you joined us for our recent post, you learned all about sciatica, its causes, risk factors, common symptoms, and non-surgical treatments for relieving and preventing sciatic pain. Along with receiving gentle (no twist) chiropractic treatments, massage …Read More

  2. What Is Sciatica?

    Sciatica is a common type of pain caused by irritation or pressure on the sciatic nerve. According to Harvard Health, as many as 40 percent of people may experience sciatic pain at some point in their life. Sciatic pain originates in the lower back where the bilateral sciatic nerves — the largest and longest nerves in the body (about as the thick as your pinky finger) — are located. The sciati…Read More

  3. How Chiropractic Helps Improve Posture

    How Chiropractic Helps Improve Posture Your mother always told you to stand up straight – and she was right! Good posture is VERY important. It is good for your health, your mood, and even how you are perceived by others. Good posture can help you stave off age related conditions and allow your vital organs plenty of room to do their job correctly. A Word about Posture Sometimes things can happe…Read More

  4. The Effects Of Mobile Device Usage On The Spine

    How Mobile Devices are Wrecking Our Spines Nearly everyone has a smartphone or mobile device these days, and while there is some merit to this technology by keeping us more connected – at least virtually – it is wreaking havoc on our bodies. When you look at the posture that people assume when texting, reading email, or browsing social media while on their mobile device or smartphone, you will…Read More

  5. How Chiropractic Care & Massage Therapy Benefit Cheerleaders

    How Chiropractic Treatment  and Massage Therapy Benefit Cheerleaders This past week I had more cheerleader injuries in my office than ever before and that’s what inspired this blog post.  I have many patients that will see a young lady or man in a cheerleader uniform leave my office and ask why they would need to see a chiropractor.  I always start with saying contrary to the average portraya…Read More

  6. How Chiropractic Care Relieves Neck Pain in Overland Park

    How Chiropractic Care Relieves Neck Pain If you have pain in any part of your body, it can range from uncomfortable to downright debilitating. In the case of your neck, any degree of irritation can impede your ability to function. Because of this, it is important that you learn about how chiropractic relieves neck pain so that you can find the assistance you need. Your Chiropractic Care Visit When…Read More

  7. What are the Symptoms of Whiplash?

    Helping with the Symptoms Through Chiropractic Often experienced as a result of a car accident, whiplash is a serious condition that can create life-long neck problems if left unchecked. It is caused when your head is suddenly "whipped" in a back and forth motion traumatizing the neck. Though most people connect whiplash to auto accidents, it can be caused by any even that causes the head to move …Read More

  8. The Tumultuous Relationship Between Sleep & Back Pain

    Three Minutes with Dr. Christina - Your Overland Park Chiropractor We all know how important sleep is.  When we are tired we can't seem to get anything done but in addition to that, our body is unable to heal.  This is the number one reason why I talk with my Overland Park Chiropractic patients about their sleep. Not all of us need the same amount of sleep, but we all need quality sleep to allo…Read More

  9. The Text-Neck Epidemic & How Your Overland Park Chiropractor Can Help

    Three minutes with Dr. Christina - Your Overland Park chiropractor These days, most of us have a smartphone or an iPad. It's simply become common place. What I've realized over the past few years as an Overland Park Chiropractor is that the neck pain, headaches, and back pain related to using these devices have also become commonplace. Dr. Fishman who coined the phrase "text-neck" describes this …Read More

  10. Suffering From Neck Pain After Watching March Madness?

    Three minutes with Dr. Christina - Your Overland Park Chiropractor Like most of you who live in Overland Park, I was watching Kansas lose in the March Madness basketball tourney last night. Of course, I won't bring up the fact that I'm a Missouri alum. :) Regardless of whether you're happy or sad,  it brought to my attention how much TV watching effects our bodies overall. I won't get into the co…Read More