Author Archives: Dr. Andrew Gessert

Why You Should See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident

Being in a car accident can be scary, overwhelming, and stressful. If you’re lucky enough to avoid serious life altering injuries, you may be tempted to simply take some over the counter medication and rest until you feel a bit better.

But what if your pain doesn’t go away? What if other secondary conditions (symptoms) pop up?

If you have neck pain or back pain after being involved in a car accident, you could have a spinal ligament, or disc injury. These are the soft tissues that are commonly the source of pain in a whiplash. If you don’t get the right type of care, those injuries could have serious negative impacts on your health.

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How to Improve Spinal Health with Office Ergonomics

Getting ready to return to your office after over a year of working from home? If you’re going back to your workstation, you know how nice it is to have a clean, organized space. Have you also considered how your workspace affects your posture and spinal health? If you sit at your desk for hours…Continue Reading

Bad Posture or Something Deeper?

Have you ever noticed how much your shoulders slump when you’re sitting at your desk? Do you find yourself hunched over your smartphone or laptop during the day? Poor posture affects so many of us, and a lot of us have given up on trying to correct the way we sit. But what if it…Continue Reading

Ligament Injuries and Healing

Among the most common injuries that healthcare practitioners and chiropractors see are from damaged or sprained ligaments.  Ligaments are made up of dense connective tissue that holds bones together, supporting every joint in your body. They act to stabilize your joints while at rest and during normal range of motion. Ligaments are important for both…Continue Reading