TMJ and You

TMJ stands for temporomandibular (TM) joint(s). TMD stands for temporomandibular disorder. Wikipedia defines TMD as “an umbrella term covering pain and dysfunction of the muscles of mastication (the muscles that move the jaw) and the temporomandibular joints (the joints which connect the mandible to the skull).” The main feature of this discussion is that the syndrome of TMJ causes pain. It is a complex condition. TMJ Syndrome may also cause restriction of […]

Chiropractic Care After a MVA

Motor Vehicle Accidents in Indiana In 2014, 205,532 traffic collisions resulting in injury or property damage occurred in Indiana. This is a 6 percent increase from 2013 and a 9 % increase from 2011 when 188,000 motor vehicle accidents occurred. The rate of increase is higher each year. We have more vehicles on the road […]

10 Reasons Patients See a Chiropractor

Benefits of Seeing a Chiropractor The first thing that comes to mind when you see a chiropractor sign is pain relief.  It’s a fact of life that everyone has pain at one time or another. In fact, pain relief is the number one reason a patient will make an appointment with a chiropractor. However, that […]

“Slipped Disc” vs “Slipped Vertebrae”

What is a “Slipped Disc?” Slipped disc is probably a term you have heard from someone you know describing what happened to their back, but what actually is a slipped disc? A slipped disc is more often referred to as bulged, herniated or a prolapsed disc in the medical community. Causes These slipped or herniated […]

Sciatica and Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy

Let’s begin by defining sciatica. Sciatica is a symptomatic term that describes leg pain caused by the compression/irritation of any of the branches of the sciatic nerve. With sciatica, these pinched or compressed nerves typically cause pain, weakness, numbness/tingling, loss of sensation or a combination of these symptoms. Sciatica is very common, affecting more than […]

Simple Lifestyle Changes For Back Pain Relief

At some point, every patient who experiences back pain is going to ask themselves “Why?” With the exception of major trauma or a disease discovered through imaging, such as spinal stenosis, disc degeneration or degenerative disc disease, arthritis or degenerative joint disease, it’s hard to tell exactly where an individual patient’s pain originates. In most […]

Do You Have a Spinal Disc Problem?

When it comes to spinal disc problems, such as bulging discs and herniated discs, spinal decompression is both an effective and noninvasive treatment option. However, if you don’t know that you have a spinal disc problem in the first place, how can you get it treated? Knowing how to spot a problem is the first […]

How to Improve Your Posture

Have you had a chance to read our latest blog post yet? If you have, then you already know about a few of the many benefits associated with maintaining good posture. Unfortunately, maintaining good posture is often easier said than done. But luckily for you, our chiropractors in Evansville are here to help. Here are […]

The Benefits of Good Posture

Good posture can be difficult to maintain, but its many benefits make it well worth the effort. Posture is one of those things that no one really thinks about until they are being scolded for slumping. Although it’ll take some time and effort on your part to ensure that you maintain good posture throughout the […]

Natural Ways to Reduce Back Pain

Sick of having to rely on medication to find relief from your back pain? Chronic pain can follow you throughout every aspect of your life, making everything you do that much harder. Pain medication can help you find relief, but it’s often accompanied by less-than-ideal side effects, and a growing number of Americans are finding themselves […]