Category: treatment

Spine Health is Whole Health

Your skeletal system is like the frame of a house. It provides support for the rest of the house, for the walls, floors, and windows. But it’s so much more than that. The frame also provides support for plumbing, heating, and air conditioning systems and it is the base for your home’s electrical system that …

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Could You Be Suffering From TMD?

TMD, or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, is a disorder that results in pain and problems in the jaw.  Although it may be more commonly known as TMJ, this acronym is misleading because it stands for Temporomandibular Joint, not the disorder itself.  TMD may affect only one side of the head or both sides and if left …

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Sciatica: a Big Pain in the Buttocks

Sciatica is when pressure is put on the sciatic nerve, the large nerve that runs from the lower back through the hips and down each leg.  The pain can be mild or severe, intermittent like an electric shock or constant. Sciatica is not a disorder itself, but rather a symptom of a disorder, and in …

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The Mystery of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia has long been considered a mysterious disorder, confused with other disorders, and many people suffering from Fibromyalgia face a constant stream of disbelievers who think psychosomatic, all in their head. Fibromyalgia is in fact, in the head but not imagined; it’s a problem in the brain.  It’s a very real disorder that occurs in …

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How to Travel When You Have a Bad Back

When you have a bad back, any kind of traveling can be a nightmare.  Airline, train, and bus seats are cramped and that compact car you thought would be good for the environment and your wallet is regrettably not good for your back for any trip longer than a drive to the grocery store.  Fortunately, …

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Hydrotherapy: Good for the Mind, Body, and Soul

Water is one of the most fundamental building blocks of life.  Every plant and animal needs it in order to survive. Aside from quenching a thirst, it is used for travel, for cleaning, and for fun and leisure.  Water has long been 21used for its therapeutic benefits, and in fact, hot springs have been used …

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Why You Should Call Your Chiropractor Your “Wellness Doctor”

Everyone knows that if they have neck or back pain, a chiropractor is where you should go.  They align your spine and correct spinal subluxations, or misalignments, but chiropractors do so more than treat back pain.   They treat all of your complex systems, bringing unity to your entire body, all without the use of harsh …

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Slip and Fall Injuries

You don’t have to be Wile E. Coyote with his latest mail order from Acme to suffer a personal injury.  Falling over something left in the way, slipping on wet floors, tripping over an uneven sidewalk―these can all lead to serious injuries that require treatment.   Slips and falls can vary in severity and the …

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Why Visit a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

If you have been in an accident you have been through a traumatic experience.  You may still be in shock or may be dealing with the stressful aftermath.  In the hustle and bustle of insurance claims and auto repairs you might be tempted to put off medical treatment, especially if the injuries aren’t obvious. When …

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TMJ Relief

When you think of jaw pain you may not think of visiting your chiropractor for relief, but Dr. Elsey can help! A common cause of jaw pain is TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. TMJ refers to a variety of conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular joint connects the skull and jaw. If issues …

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