Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Pain behind the Knee cap and Chiropractic

The knee cap is a moveable bone that is in the tendon the the quadriceps. It acts to center the tendon of the quad during extension and bending of the knee. It also acts as a sort of fulcrum. Problems … Continue reading

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Sports Injury-Meniscus injury-Chiropractic Topics

The most common cause of tears of the meniscus in young adults is a sporting injury. The most common mechanism of injury is a twisting strain applied to the bend and weight bearing leg. A bucket handle tear is a … Continue reading

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Sports injury and the knee. The MCL. Chiropractic topics

One of the more common injuries of the knee in sports is an injury to the medial collateral ligament or MCL. A ligament is a fibrous structure that prevents extreme motion in the joints. In the case of the knee … Continue reading

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The Knee-Sports and Chiropractic

The knee is one of the most commonly injured joints in the body. The unique design of the knee makes is susceptible to trauma from external forces. Chiropractic treatments are effective treatment for many conditions of the knee especially for … Continue reading

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The Hip Joint and Chiropractic

Often patients with back pain and pain in the sacro-iliac joints complain of the sensation of their legs being different lengths. There are two ways in which Chiropractors can determine the length of the legs. One is by tape measure. … Continue reading

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