Call Us:  952.467.2132

Featured Conditions

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. Someone you know is most likely suffering with this condition: Could be your child, a parent, someone close to you, or even yourself. Just a few years ago, a report on the status of Asthma in the United States conducted by the Pew Environmental Commission estimated that asthma cases will double by the year 2020. This means that 1 out of every 14 people will suffer with this condition; 1 out of 14? That is HUGE! We are...
READ MORE

Attention Deficit Disorder

Helping Children with ADD In the past decade, prescriptions for Ritalin, a stimulant medication commonly used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), increased five-fold, with 90 percent of all prescriptions worldwide consumed in the United States. As many parents grow leery of the traditional medical approach to ADHD, doctors of chiropractic are offering promising results with non-drug treatments that focus on postural muscles, nutrition and lifestyle changes that affect brain...
READ MORE

Bulging Disc

What is a Bulging Disc? As the name suggests, a bulging disc is when the inner disc material (nucleus pulposus) pushes out against the outer layer (annulus fibrosis), creating a ‘bulge’ on the exterior of the disc surface. The discs in the spine act like shock absorbers between the bones, which are called vertebrae. The discs consist of a very tough outer layer of cartilage with a soft jelly-like fluid in the middle. A great analogy for a spinal disc is to think of it like a jam donut. They...
READ MORE

Colic

Colic: What We Know Crying is baby communication and has many possible drivers; crying babies could be hungry, cold, wet, understimulated, overstimulated, bored, in pain, sick, moody, or anything else under the sun. It often takes some trial and error to figure out what will soothe a baby. When crying becomes loud and persistent, when soothing efforts are fruitless, and when potential physical conditions have been ruled out, the doctor will generally give a diagnosis of colic—which means,...
READ MORE

Ear Infections

CHIROPRACTIC APPROACH TO EAR INFECTIONS Ear problems can be excruciatingly painful, especially in children. With 10 million new cases every year, ear infections (otitis media) are the most common illness affecting babies and young children and the number one reason for visits to the pediatrician—accounting for more than 35 percent of all pediatric visits. Almost half of all children will have at least one middle ear infection before they’re a year old, and two-thirds of them will have...
READ MORE

Fight the Flu Naturally

Build a Natural Defense Against Flu and Cold This Winter With cold weather knocking on doors, many are concerned about falling victim to colds and flu. Flu vaccine—the most effective way to prevent the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Con-trol and Prevention—remains a controversial subject. First, most flu vaccines still contain thimerosal, a mercury-based preserva-tive. Second, because of the unpredictability of upcoming flu strains, the available vaccine often doesn’t match the...
READ MORE

Improper Posture

We often hear that good posture is essential for good health. We recognize poor posture when we see it formed as a result of bad habits carried out over years and evident in many adults. But only a few people have a real grasp of the importance and necessity of good posture. What is posture? Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies while standing, sitting, or lying down. Good posture is the correct alignment of body parts supported by the right amount of muscle tension against...
READ MORE

Migraines

Chiropractic and Migraine Although migraine attacks affect a significant number of people the triggering processes for the headaches are not fully understood. Changes in the function of the blood or nervous systems in specific areas of the brain and changes in chemical balances within the body have been related to the cause of migraine attacks. So, it is interesting that chiropractic treatment has been shown to be effective for migraine sufferers. Migraines are normally divided up into two...
READ MORE

Plagiocephaly

plagio=oblique, cephal=head  You may have noticed that some young babies have heads that aren’t exactly round; you may even have noticed it in your own baby. This common condition called Plagiocephaly occurs when the cranial system in a baby isn’t working properly. It can appear as a flat spot in some babies, or sometimes as a distortion through a baby’s whole head. A baby’s body is made mostly of membranes and cartilage, and is very pliable. The skull of a baby is basically a membrane,...
READ MORE

Plantar Fasciitis

Pronounced as “plantar fash-ee-eye-tis”. Plantar means “Foot”. Fasciitis means “Inflammation”. It is a condition that can lead to pain on the bottom of the foot. …Have you heard of it?  Plantar Fasciitis is a serious and painful condition that occurs when the long, flat ligament along the bottom of the foot develops tears and inflammation. Serious cases of plantar fasciitis can possibly lead to ruptures in the ligament. This ligament is called the plantar...
READ MORE

Sprained Ankle

Ankle injuries are quite common and can reoccur frequently when not treated properly. Along with the ankle being affected, after an ankle injury you may also develop other issues like knee, foot and back pain. What many people don’t realize is that chiropractic care can be very beneficial to help not only your ankle but any other issues that arise due to the ankle injury. The most common cause of ankle pain is an ankle sprain. Most sprains happen when an ankle is twisted during walking,...
READ MORE