All posts by Grand Junction Chiropractor

  • Good News…You May Not Have Fibromyalgia After All!

    Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition where widespread generalized pain limits a person’s ability to function, sometimes to the point of complete disability. This month, we’ll look at identfying markers that may be used to determine whether a...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • A Low Back Pain Warning You Better Not Ignore…

    Low back pain (LBP) typically results from relatively “benign” causes, meaning it’s usually safe to wait and try conservative / non-emergency care first. However, there are a handful of times when prompt medical emergency management is appropriate,...

    • Posted June 10, 2015
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  • Commonly Asked Questions about Fibromyalgia

    WHAT IS FIBROMYALGIA? FM is a relatively common chronic disorder where widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, and potentially a host of other symptoms may be present. The word “fibromyalgia” is derived from the Latin term “fibro” (fibrous tissue)...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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    Fibromyalgia: The Influence of Chiropractic Manipulation on Clinical Outcomes

    Fibromyalgia is an incredibly complex, widespread, and disabling neuromusculoskeletal disorder. Fibromyalgia affects between 2-8% of the American population, somewhere between 6 million to 25 million individuals (1). A literature search of the National Library of Medicine of...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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    Using Measurement Outcomes

    The escalation in health care spending in the United States has mandated an approach for cost containment. The contemporary approach in this effort is called “Evidenced-Based Medicine.” Proponents of Evidence Based Medicine have become increasingly organized, beginning...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Spinal Manipulation AFTER Surgery HELPS!

    Unfortunately, low back pain (LBP) is something MOST of us cannot avoid. There is solid evidence that chiropractic care is one of the most effective methods of treating LBP, but there are times when a referral for...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) develops from a nerve problem in the wrist (the median nerve) and is NOT a “muscle problem” like some people believe. That is not to say the median nerve cannot be trapped and...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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  • Fibromyalgia and HOW TO IMPROVE SLEEP!

    Last month, we reported some exciting news about the link between fibromyalgia (FM) and the importance of sleep, particularly getting to the deep sleep stage. However, we did not discuss the various strategies that YOU can use...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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