Category Archives: Segmental Displacement

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 stability and mobility in a joint. When a ligament is injured, it disrupts the balance between those two qualities.  

This imbalance will lead to an abnormal transmission of forces, which can lead to injury in other tissues around the joint.  The most common joints that suffer from ligament injuries are the shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, elbow, and wrist.  Research has shown that spinal ligament injuries account for a majority of auto accident injuries, and just like other major joints in the body, they are susceptible to similar outcomes when injured.    

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Do You Have Numbness and Tingling in Your Hands and Feet?

Have you experienced tingling in your arms and hands? What about numbness in your feet? Many people think that a numbness or tingling sensation in their extremities is part of the aging process, but this type of secondary condition can be an indicator of a deeper problem. If you’ve been ignoring unusual prickling sensations in…Continue Reading

Chiropractic Care: A Permanent Solution?

Have you been searching for an answer to your back pain? Do you feel like you’ve tried everything to get pain relief from massages to exercise to medication? Many people suffering from neck or back pain understand the frustration of searching for the correct treatment. Many solutions offered by health-care providers are only temporary patches…Continue Reading

As the Twig Bends So Grows the Tree

During a complimentary consultation I briefly discuss what normal and abnormal structure is and how it affects the function of our body. A prospective patient must be familiar with this to have a better understanding of their secondary condition(s) or symptoms. A question that may come up is, “how many people come into your office…Continue Reading