Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Back injuries-Compression Fracture-Chiropractic Topics

Compression fractures are a back injury that may result from a force that compresses the spine. Compression fractures usually occur in the lower part of the thoracic spine or the upper lumbar spine. The area would be about half way … Continue reading

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Benefits of Heat-Chiropractic topics

Heat is one of the most used therapeutic modalities. Heat may be either superficial or deep. Most types such as a hot pack or heating pad are considered to be superficial and only heat the upper layers of the body. … Continue reading

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Chiropractic and Whiplash

Chiropractors are the main providers of care for persons suffering from whiplash. Auto insurance policies provide coverage for injuries from auto accidents including whiplash. Most whiplash injuries primarily involve the spine and Chiropractors are known for their focus on the … Continue reading

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Pain in the front of the Shoulder-Sports injury

Pain in the front of the shoulder is often due to tendinitis of the biceps tendon. Throwing motions are one possible irritant of the biceps tendon. Usually the pain is felt from the tip of the shoulder down the front … Continue reading

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Triceps Tendinitis-Sports Injuries-Chiropractic

The triceps are the muscles at the back of the arm that extend the elbow. Overuse of the triceps may result in tendinitis at the back of the elbow. Usually the pain is associated with excessive actitity such as lifting … Continue reading

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