Category: treatment

Car Accidents and Chiropractors

Did you know that car crashes are the number one cause of injury in the United States?  Injuries can occur even in collisions under 5 miles per hour, so “minor” incidents can have long term consequences, not just for your health.  Sometimes accidents leave you struggling with lengthy legal issues, especially if you don’t take …

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St. Louis, Sports, and Chiropractors!

St. Louis is a city of sports.  We follow baseball with enthusiasm, hockey with energy, and who needs a football team anyway.  We have softball leagues through work and football at family gatherings.  We like to play.  Here at North County Pain Relief, we want to be on your team! Everyone in our office wants …

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Chiropractic Tips for Pregnant Women

Most women will develop lower back pain during their pregnancy, especially during the final trimester. Chiropractic care can help not only with the back pain, but by restoring balance to your body during this time of change. Here are a few tips to help your pregnancy be as healthy and comfortable as possible! Try to …

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Hand Pain

If you have ever taken notes during a lecture or played a musical instrument for a long period of time you have probably experienced hand pain.  Tasks like knitting or typing can also cause discomfort.  It is frustrating to have pain disrupt an activity that you enjoy. The hand is a very complex part of …

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Strengthen Your Lower Back!

The lower back is an area that is engaged in most activities, if something isn’t right you are going to feel it!  Many of the back injuries that doctors and chiropractors see relate to the lower back region.  There are many different things that can cause back pain, but strengthening your core can help prevent …

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Lower Back Stretches

If you are waking up every morning with a stiff and painful lower back, you can either continue to wake up every morning with discomfort and tension, or you can choose to do something about it.  There are a variety of things that can cause you to feel pain in your lower back in the …

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Ear Infections and Chiropractors

Can your Chiropractor help with ear infections?  While chiropractic treatment is intended to restore normal body function, the restoration can address a variety of issues.  Gently adjusting the spine has a trickle down effect over the body.  These gentle manipulations improve the function of the nervous system.  When your nervous system functionality is improved, the …

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How to Treat Runner’s Knee

The knee is one of the most commonly injured parts of the body.  There are a variety of ways that the knee can be injured including the following: strains or sprains, tears to the meniscus, damage to the bursa, the joint can be dislocated and the cartilage can degenerate. There are other ways the knees …

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Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee is one of the most common running injuries. You may feel pain when you are running, walking, or climbing stairs.  You may even feel pain from runner’s knee when you are just sitting down.  Dr. Elsey regularly treats knee pain, we can help you determine what caused the initial injury, what is still …

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Migraine Triggers

Chiropractic care can help dramatically with headaches and migraines.  Chiropractic does not have negative side effects, while many prescribed pain relievers do.  Spinal manipulation can provide improvement in neck based headaches almost immediately.  Manipulations and adjustments can also effectively treat tension headaches and the benefits of treatment are long lasting.  Addressing the root of the …

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