Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Sneezing, Back Pain and Chiropractic

Many people who consult a Chiropractor for back pain report that their back pain resulted from sneezing. Sneezing increase the pressure on the discs of the lower back and can cause injury to the discs. The discs of the lower … Continue reading

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Back Spasms and Chiropractic

One of the most common symptoms of lower back pain is spasm in the muscles of the back. Often muscle spasms in the back can cause a curve in the back (functional scoliosis) which is often called an antalgic lean. … Continue reading

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Leg length differences and Chiropractic

Many people with lower back pain who consult a Chiropractor are concerned that their legs are different in length or they are standing crooked. Differences in apparent length of the legs may be due to an anatomical difference in the … Continue reading

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Muscular injury and soft tissue Chiropractic treatments

Overuse or injury to the muscles and ligaments is a common condition both in sports and occupational situations. Myofascial release is a very effective Chiropractic technique that addresses the changes that occur in muscles and ligaments as a result of … Continue reading

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Pain in the side of the Knee and Chiropractic

Pain in the side of the knee is common condition in Chiropractic practice. The IT band is a muscle in the side of the thigh that acts to stabilize the knee while it is fully extended. The IT band is … Continue reading

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