Category: Spine

The History of Chiropractic

The History of Chiropractic The understanding that the spine is somehow involved in health and wellness, as well as the practice of using manual manipulation as a source of healing, […]

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An Explanation of Normal and Abnormal Spinal Curves

An Explanation of Normal and Abnormal Spinal Curves  Curves are a normal part of the spine’s structure. Looking at the spine from the side (lateral), several curves can be seen […]

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Thoracic Spine

Thoracic Spine The section of the spinal column called the Thoracic Spine begins below the cervical spine (C7, neck), roughly at shoulder level and continues downward until it reaches the […]

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Cervical Spine Anatomy

Cervical Spine Anatomy   The cervical spine, or your neck, is a complex structure making up the first region of the spinal column, starting immediately below the skull and ending […]

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About Chiropractic

About Chiropractic What is Spinal Manipulation? One of the most common and well-known therapeutic procedures performed by a Doctor of Chiropractic is spinal manipulation (sometimes referred to as a “spinal […]

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Shoulder Pain and a Pinched Nerve

Shoulder Pain and a Pinched Nerve A pinched nerve in the shoulder can happen when a nerve coming from the neck is irritated or ‘pressed’ on by a misaligned vertebra. […]

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Spinal Distortions

Spinal Distortions Overview Spinal distortions can occur and relate to an abnormal alignment or curve of the bony vertebral column. Adult scoliosis and kyphosis can be caused by age-related wear […]

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Facet Joint Syndrome/Arthritis

Facet Joint Syndrome/Arthritis Overview Facet joint syndrome is an arthritis-like condition of the spine that can be a significant source of back and neck pain. It is caused by degenerative […]

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease Overview Degenerative disc disease (DDD) affects the discs that separate the spine bones. As you age, the spine begins to show signs of wear and tear as […]

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