Category: treatment

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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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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