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Author Archives: Dr. Andrew Gessert

Managing Chronic Pain During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As you know, Covid-19 is impacting our healthcare system and economy. The long term effects are unknown. As the number of cases rises, the healthcare system will be put to the test. Even though there will be an influx of Covid-19 patients into the hospital and clinical system, patients suffering from other conditions and injuries will still need medical care.  Where can they go? What are their options? Should they visit their primary care physician, an urgent care, or go to the hospital and risk coming into contact with Coronavirus? 

What is a Bulging Disc and How Can it Be Prevented?

When we think of spraining ligaments or joints we usually think of the ankle or wrist. In reality, most neck and back pain is actually a sprain injury to the posterior wall of one or more spinal discs. Whether this occurs from an injury or trauma is a result of poor habits that have compounded…Continue Reading

3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Chiropractor

We know that finding a healthcare provider can be a tough and overwhelming task at times. Understanding what to look for in a chiropractor before you choose can mean the difference between getting amazing results or mediocre ones at best. We’ve assembled a few things to take into consideration when choosing a chiropractor so you…Continue Reading

Benefits of Cold Showers

Is the idea of hopping in a cold bath or shower completely unappealing? You’re not alone. But, while most people favor a hot or warm shower, this is a fairly new norm. For most of human history, using hot water for bathing was a luxury. Instead, people made due by cleaning themselves in frigid ponds…Continue Reading