Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Chiropractic and joint health

Chiropractic adjustments are intended to maintain health joint motion. Motion of the joints is essential to maintaining the health of the joint surfaces and connective tissues. Adhesions are scar tissue like tissues that limit the motion of the joints. Adhesions … Continue reading

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Chiropractic Back Pain Treatments

Traction is a common technique for the treatment of lower back pain by Chiropractors. Traction (in theory) reduces pressure on the disc and reduces the effects of disc herniation. The commonly used Chiropractic technique of lumbar traction (lumbar flexion distraction) … Continue reading

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The spine and Chiropractic

The spine is composed of 26 vertebrae as well as supporting muscles, ligaments and nerves. The spine functions ask a flexible framework to support the body and as an attachment for the muscles. The spine also protects the nerves and … Continue reading

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What is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic care is manual therapy that focuses on the biomechanical function of the spinal joints and the joints of the extremities. Biomechanical dysfunction of the joints can effect the entire nervous system and effect strength, coordination, and balance. Chiropractic care … Continue reading

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Neck and back conditions-Thoracic outlet syndrome

The condition known as thoracic outlet syndrome often produces a diffuse irritation of the arm as well as numbness and tingling in the arm. Usually the numbness runs down the inside of the arm and down to the ring finger … Continue reading

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