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Why do I need orthotics

Why do I need orthotics? Why do I need orthotics? What are orthotics used for anyway? Why would a chiropractor recommend orthotics? There are a number of questions, let’s start with what orthotics are and what they’re used for. Orthotics are custom made insoles for your shoes, designed to correct imbalances in your foot structures, … 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

Running shoes, running, running injuries and chiropractic care

Running shoes, running, running injuries and chiropractic care. I need new running shoes. At my family’s request to add more fitness options we purchased a treadmill to extend the running season as no one in my family ( sheepishly I include myself here) are too keen to be running outside in the snow, snow shoeing … 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

Disc Related Back Pain

    What is Disc Related Back Pain? This being my first blog, I wondered what to speak about, however today I saw someone who’s case while not uncommon gave me the motivation to talk today about low back pain related to a herniated intervertebral disc. What is disc related back pain? What is disc … Read More