Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Headaches and whiplash: Chiropractic

Posttraumatic headaches refer to a type of headache that is related to either a direct blow to the head or the result of a whiplash injury. In a whiplash injury the forces that act on the head and neck are … Continue reading

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Causes of sciatica

Sciatica is a term that describes pain running down the back of the leg. Several parts of the back may be the cause of the pain. Sciatica that travels below the knee is often more associated with disc problems and … Continue reading

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Back and leg pain caused by stenosis: Chiropractic treatments

Stenosis is a condition of the lower back that may cause pain in both the leg and back. Stenosis refers to narrowing of the nerve space and the resulting impingement of the nerves. The narrowing may be due to scar … Continue reading

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A-C joint separation injury to the shoulder

The A-C joint is the joint between the collar bone and the shoulder blade. It is located at the tip of the shoulder. Injuries to the joint occur most often when someone falls on the tip of the shoulder with … Continue reading

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How does acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is based on the principle of stimulation of acupoints. Acupoints exist along pathways or meridians of energy that are distributed at predictable locations on the body. Meridians do not directly relate to the muscles, nerves or blood vessels, rather … Continue reading

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