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  • Why Chiropractic Care is Called Conservative Care
    If your car won't start, does it make more sense for the mechanic to replace the whole engine, or to begin by reconnecting the wire to the spark plug that Read more
  • Improve Your Life With Proper Posture
    So what is good posture? Good posture is the "neutral" position that the spine holds while standing, sitting, sleeping and walking. This position engages all the muscles that support the spine, putting equal pressure on them rather than extra pressure on only a few of them. Good posture keeps the vertebrae in line, promotes good circulation, and keeps pressure off the internal organs. Did you ever think about how sitting in a slumped position smashes your internal organs, interrupting digestion and breathing? Read more
  • Twas the Day Before Christmas
    No jingle bell jingled, no sound of reindeer. The word had got out that Santa was sick, There'd be no friendly visit from jolly St. Nick. Read more
  • 8 Reasons to NOT Ignore Numbness
    Numbness can be a more serious symptom than pain. That's because it means a nerve isn't functioning properly. It can also be an indicator of a serious condition. Here are a few reasons you shouldn't ignore it: Read more
  • Balanced Spine, Balanced Life
    friends talk about it, and so do articles online, but life balance isn't easy. Work, health, family, household chores, friends....they all seem to fall into the high priority category. It is difficult to juggle them all and still feel balance. Your body also strives for balance. Do you remember learning, maybe way back in elementary school, about homeostasis? Homeostasis is defined as the state of steady internal physical and chemical conditions maintained by living systems. It is the condition of optimal functioning within the body. Our bodies have many homeostatic "regulators" which control things like body temperature, fluid balance, concentrations of electrolytes, blood sugar and so on, even in light of changing environmental factors. We don't have to eat the exact amount of sugar each day to create the perfect balance in our bodies, we have mechanisms to do that for us. And thank goodness we do, because there's no way we could keep track of all that ourselves, n Read more
  • A Tulsa Chiropractor Talks About What To Do After a Car Accident
    Two years ago this month my wife and I were involved in a car accident. While it was quite an impact and totaled my cherished muscle car, we were very lucky to walk away with injuries that required chiropractic care and not hospitalization. Don't get me wrong, we were pretty banged up and it took a few months of treatment to get us back to normal, but we are both grateful that it wasn't much worse. Reflecting on the whole experience, I think I might have some useful information to offer anyone who has been involved in a similar incident. The first thing to do after the accident is to assess the injuries of everyone involved, including the people in the other vehicles. In our accident, the man who hit us was able to tell us he had a medical condition, which helped us know that we needed to call for emergency medical services. For emergency-ty Read more
  • 7 Chiropractor Tips to Relieve Low Back Pain While Driving
    Driving, whether for work or a fun family vacation, can be rough for someone with low back pain. Here are a few tips to helps make your next trip more comfortable: 1. Today's cars are short on head room. Be sure to adjust your seat so that you aren't leaning back with your legs straight in front of you. This position tilts the pelvis in a way that is sure to aggravate a back problem. Find a comfortable position that allows the seat bottom to support your thighs, and the seat back to hold you in an upright position. You shouldn't have to flex your neck forward to see properly. 2. Try not to slump in your seat. Slumping flattens the natural curves in yo Read more
  • Why Your Back Hurts For No Reason
    Back pain is usually caused when the vertebrae, discs, muscles, nerves, tendons and ligaments in the spine are not moving together properly. Read more
  • The Worst Sitting Posture in an Auto Accident
    Sitting with your feet propped up on the dash of the car is the subject of many a country and western song or celebrity photo. But, did you know that some serious injuries can be incurred if you were suddenly involved in an auto accident while in that position? Read more
  • Which of the Following Is Not A Common Cause of Back Pain?
    Back pain can have many causes. In fact, the list is extensive. Here are a just a few events commonly listed by our patients as the cause of their back pain. Read more
  • Summer Hydration: Tulsa Chiropractor Wants You to Love Water
    Water is good for the soft tissues in your spine. To keep them healthy, you need to drink water. Read more
  • 5 Chiropractor Tips to Protect Your Low Back
    5 Tips from our Tulsa Chiropractor for Ways to Prevent Back Injuries: Do you ever wish you had a little chiropractor on your shoulder that stopped you from doing something that would hurt your back? Well here's the next best thing. Read more
  • 8 Ways to Prevent Back Pain When Gardening
    Gardening and yard work are among the top causes listed by our patients for their back pain this time of year. Here are a few tips from our Tulsa Chiropractor"s resident gardening expert (and chiropractic assistant wife) for preventing pain while still enjoying your time outside: Read more
  • 4 Experiences That Sum Up Living With Neck Pain
    Neck pain can cause daily life to be especially challenging. If you are suffering from neck pain, it is likely one or all of the following scenarios fit your current life story. Read more
  • Things Your Boss Needs to Know About Your Low Back Pain
    Here are a few facts that might help any boss understand what it's like to live with severe low back pain. Read more
  • Three Simple Ways to Indulge Your Spine
    Your spine is the support structure for your body that allows to you bend, twist and remain upright. It deserves a little indulgence! Here are a few ways to treat yourself, and your spine, with special care. Read more

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