Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Tender nodules in the Back and Chiropractic treatment

The lower back is frequently the site of small fat nodules in the skin that are referred to as lipomas. These are normal and non cancerous tumors that are very common. The nodules can be pain sensitive and even refer … Continue reading

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The nerves and Chiropractic

The skin of the human body is arranged in sensory areas called dermatomes. A dermatome is a sensory area supplied by one set of spinal nerves. An example that Chiropractors deal with regularly is the spinal dermatomes of the lower … Continue reading

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Herniated discs and positions that aggrevate the disc: Chiropractic

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Chiropractors. Disc problems in the lower back are quite common and it is estimated that a third of all persons have some kind of irregularities in the discs … Continue reading

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Ongoing Back Pain and Chiropractic treatment

Many patient with a history of lower back pain episodes may be experiencing a conditions known as lumbar spondylosis. Spondylosis is a medical term which basically means spinal condition. Spondylosis would be a technical term for the layman’s term arthritis. … Continue reading

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Muscle injuries and Chiropractic

Many sports and work injuries involve the tearing of muscles. Usually the rupture of a muscle is felt as a tearing sensation. Swelling and tenderness at the area of the rupture occurs withing hours. Bruising usually takes about 24 hours … Continue reading

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