Tag Archives: Back Pain

What does a chiropractor know about Diabetes?

  What does a chiropractor know about diabetes? During a new patient history after dealing with the main complaint that brought the patient to the office, I will ask some general health questions assessing for things like diabetes. What does a chiropractor know about diabetes, aren’t they just for backs? A chiropractor’s scope of practice … Read More

What does a chiropractor know about eyes?

        What does a chiropractor know about eyes? What does a chiropractor know about eyes? This is a another question that I’ve heard many times in the past during an examination, in the same vein as last week’s blog here we go. So what does a chiropractor know about eyes? What does … Read More

Why does my chiropractor care about my feet?

Why does my chiropractor care about my feet? Why does my chiropractor care about my feet? Isn’t that what a podiatrist or chiropodist is for? Another good question, why should a chiropractor care about feet? There are several good reasons why as a chiropractor I am interested in feet. Most obviously, feet are the first … Read More

Careers that benefit from regular chiropractic care, PART 4: Professional drivers

Regular chiropractic care and professional drivers Careers that benefit from regular chiropractic care part 4: Professional drivers In my last blog in this series I talked about our emergency personnel benefitting from regular chiropractic care. In this issue I will discuss another group of workers who benefit from regular chiropractic care. This group are our … Read More

Why does my chiropractor care about my bladder?

Why does my chiropractor care about my bladder? “Why does my chiropractor care about my bladder? ” Recently while taking a history from a new patient, which included a review of various body functions, including bowel and bladder movements, the patient wondered aloud, “ I’m here for my back why do you care about my … Read More

Is it my back or is it my hip?

Is it my back or is it my hip? This is a common question I’m asked and the answer sometimes isn’t so easy, so I’ll try to explain with a couple of simple clinical scenarios. The first scenario, involves a person I’ll call “Bill”, Bill is a 35 year old man who was doing some … Read More

Back to school means buying backpacks

  Back to school means buying backpacks We’re getting close to what some parents will refer to as, “ the most wonderful time of the year”, when our kids return to school. Back to school invariably also means back to school shopping, and often at the top of the list is a new backpack. Back … Read More

Careers that would benefit from chiropractic care: Part one

    Careers that would benefit from regular chiropractic care: Part one Working on my own home the last few weeks has enlightened me as to certain professional tradespeople who would benefit from regular chiropractic care. I have been doing a good deal of painting, drywall installation and having electrical wiring done at my home … Read More

How To Pick The Right Backpack For Your Child’s Back

We are approaching what some parents term, “ the most wonderful time of the year”, when the kids go back to school. With this however is back to school shopping for paper, binders, pencil crayons and the inevitable backpack. For some, the kindergartners this is their first one, the first time in their life they … Read More

What does a Chiropractor do?

    What does a chiropractor do? This is my second blog post, hopefully after the last one you have a bit better understanding of disc related back pain. So what does a chiropractor do? The other night my 8 year old son asked for some help with a school project, “ what does your … Read More