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What Is Integrated Physical Medicine?

Many of our chiropractic patients ask us, “Exactly what is integrated physical medicine and how is it different from other methods of chiropractic care?” Integrated Physical Medicine goes beyond treating symptoms of injury or disease. It focuses on healing the whole person to reach the best possible outcomes for each unique patient’s rehabilitation and ongoing […]

Acupuncture for Infertility?

How is Infertility Acupuncture Used? For centuries, acupuncture has been used to help couples experiencing difficulty conceiving. In this article, we hope to answer the common questions we get at Integrated Physical Medicine, Evansville’s Acupuncture clinic, regarding acupuncture, chiropractic, healthy pregnancy, and fertility. Acupuncture helps to treat many underlying causes of infertility such as hypothyroidism […]

Dry Needling and Trigger Point Therapy

What are “Trigger Points”? Trigger points, also known as trigger sites or muscle knots, are described as “hyper-irritable spots in skeletal muscle that are associated with palpable nodules in taut bands of muscle fibers.” (1) Integrated Physical Medicine’s chiropractors and acupuncturists, Dr. Eric Mitz and Dr. Miachael Ray, commonly see trigger points occurring in the muscles […]

Why Your Medical Doctor Referred You to Integrated Physical Medicine

Many people who seek help from their medical providers for back pain, headaches, neck pain, and other conditions are surprised when they are referred to a chiropractor at Integrated Physical Medicine in Evansville. Those startled patients are often operating with the misconception that chiropractors and medical professionals are still uniformly at odds with one another. […]

TMJ Exercises Helped TMJ Syndrome More Than TMJ Splints

Few studies have been performed examining the efficacy of occlusal splints — the most common appliance created by dentists to address Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD) (aka TMJ Syndrome) — compared to therapeutic focused (temporomandibular joint) TMJ exercises. One study’s (1) results comparing these two interventions were interesting. Patients with anterior displacement of the TMJ disc were […]

FIND A “GOOD” CHIROPRACTOR: 10 Key Considerations

I am regularly asked by my patients to recommend a “good” chiropractor. This usually happens because a patient is moving away from Evansville to a new town, is on vacation and got injured or because they are trying to help a friend or relative who does not live in Evansville pick a chiropractor who practices […]

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis

Understanding Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Degenerative spondylolisthesis, a long name for a common problem. In this article, we answer your questions about this condition. Who gets Degenerative Spondylolisthesis? Degenerative Spondylolisthesis (DS) is a fairly common condition we diagnose, most often occurring in the lumbar spine and affecting females more often than males. In fact, 20% of women will […]

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 […]

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