Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Causes of pain: Muscles and nerves

Pain is often difficult to localize and describe. Pain originating in the deep structures of the body such as the muscles and spine is often hard to accurately localize. Muscular pain may have a lag time of minutes to hours … Continue reading

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The “Wear and Tear” theory of arthritis: Chiropractic

Osteoarthritis or arthritis refers to roughening of the joint surfaces, inflammation and point in the joints. In the spine the condition is often called spondylosis. Spondylosis means “vertebrae condition”. Spondylosis is the term applied to arthritis of the joints of … Continue reading

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Trigger points, whiplash and neck pain. Chiropractic treatments

Whiplash and neck injuries in sports often cause extreme stress and stretch on the muscles which may have long lasting effects. Often overstretched or strained muscles can cause reduced range of motion, painful trigger points and weakness. In the neck … Continue reading

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Dizziness following whiplash or sports injury

Dizziness is a common complaint seen in the Chiropractic office. Dizziness can also result from injuries in contact sports or whiplash injury. Injury to the muscles of the neck is one cause of vertigo. Overstretch or strain of the muscles … Continue reading

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Shoulder Pain and whiplash

Some of the most common conditions that Chiropractors treat in relation to whiplash are neck pain and headaches. Shoulder pain is another common condition that may arise secondary to a whiplash. Often conditions of the shoulder may be aggravated by … Continue reading

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