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Monthly Archives: August 2012

St Paul MN Chiropractic Treatments | Head, Neck, & Back Injuries

Here it is, the end of summer. Kids going back to school and the Minnesota State Fair.  If you are considering a visit to the an amusement park over the long Labor Day weekend, and you plan to ride a roller coaster, be sure you are familiar with the health risks including the symptoms and risks associated with neck injuries and yes, even whiplash.  Whiplash caused by roller coasters?

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The Changing View of Chiropractic Care St Paul MN

For half a century, the American Medical Association waged war against chiropractic, an intervention that relies on spinal adjustments to treat health problems. Chiropractors were regarded as the modern-day equivalent of snake-oil salesmen.

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Concussion Safety for Athletes: What You Need To Know

As the 2012 High School sports season gets underway, we want to remind coaches, parents, and athletes of the importance of sports safety.

It is the time of year when we hear a lot about sports related injuries.  Not surprisingly, football had the highest injury rate (4.36 injuries per 1,000 athlete exposures). For anyone who hadn’t already guessed that football is a very rough and vigorous sport.

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Auto Injury Chiropractic Treatment MN | Whiplash Neck and Back Injuries

There you are, driving your vehicle and WHAM! You have just been rear-ended. It all happens so fast. You think you are fine. But are you?  Some people may think their injuries are not that severe after an automobile accident because there is little or no vehicle damage. Don’t be misled by minimal damage to your car. Your body reacts much differently than glass, plastic or metal.

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Back-to-School Backpack Safety!

While many of us have summer vacations and the Minnesota State Fair on our mind, it’s also back-to-school time, and children nationwide will be lugging books to and from classes, most of them wearing backpacks.

Most likely you have begun your back-to-school shopping.  Half the fun and excitement of the new school year is selecting new supplies and clothes, including a new backpack or bag.

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Sports Injuries and Chiropractic Care St Paul MN

Chiropractors specialize in the non-drug treatment of musculoskeletal problems, including joint sprains and disk injuries. To some extent, the chiropractic approach to sports injuries overlaps that of traditional medical care: A chiropractor’s initial patient examination includes standard orthopedic and neurological tests to diagnose whether a particular pain is due to a strain, sprain or disk problem.

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Chiropractic and Exercise The Best Treatment For Neck Pain

Neck pain afflicts at least three quarters of people at some point in their lives, but there’s been little research on what treatments are the most helpful. Many take over-the-counter medications or visit doctors and chiropractors in search of relief. Sedentary office workers tend to be most susceptible to the condition.

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Chiropractic Low Back Treatment MN

Low back pain or lumbago, is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting 80% of people at some point in their lives. In the United States it is the most common cause of job-related disability, a leading contributor to missed work, and the second most common neurological ailment — only headache is more common.

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MN Chiropractor St Paul Minnesota | Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects some 80 million Americans and, following cancer and heart disease, is the third leading cause of physical impairment in the United States.  Coping with chronic pain can sometimes be the hardest part for people because it’s not well understood by the medical field or the general public.

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