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All About Chiropractic

What is a subluxation? A subluxation is a nerve disturbance effecting how the brain gets and sends messages from and to every single organ, tissue, cell, muscle, joint, ligament, etc in the body. Do I need chiropractic even if I … Continue reading

What is an adjustment?

A chiropractic adjustment is a carefully directed and controlled pressure applied to a spinal joint that is subluxated, or not moving properly. The chiropractic adjustment removes subluxations and restores motion to the joints, helping the bones of the spine gradually … Continue reading

What Exactly is Chiropractic?

Chiropractic is based on a simple premise that our body is a self-healing, self-regulating organism controlled by the brain, spinal cord and nerves. The 24 bones of the spine, or vertebrae, surround and protect the spinal cord and nerves. When misaligned, or … Continue reading

Top Priority Healing

Did you know that your body heals what is most important first?  Occasionally we might make a mistake in establishing our priorities, but the body doesn’t.  If your painful shoulder or back is not responding as quickly as you would … Continue reading

Brain Boosting Exercises for ADHD

EOG Brain Boosting Exercises Positive,  Active,  Clear and Energetic thinking. Many students find that, especially in times of stress, they value having this way to restore a natural pace.  **Finding Your P.A.C.E.  (From “The Brain Gym” – Teachers Edition) The P.A.C.E. … Continue reading

Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

Rigidity, muscle tremors, poor balance and other symptoms of brain disorder are part of Parkinson’s Disease (PD).  Medical treatments include drugs, brain surgery, and brain stimulation may temporarily control symptoms but neither stop nor reverse the progressive degeneration. More Parkinson’s … Continue reading

Chiropractic and Fibromyalgia

Do you know anyone suffering from fibromyalgia?  Unbeknownst to many people, this debilitating condition can be well managed by chiropractic.  Imagine being tired all the time with burning pain, muscle spasm and tender “trigger” points.  Add to that the sensitivity … Continue reading

Carpal Tunnel

You won’t find this tunnel on the map!  Carpal tunnel is the name given to a condition that affects your wrist and hands.  The nerves going through this structure inside your wrist can be irritated from injury or overuse.  This … Continue reading

Shoulder, Arm, and Hand Problems

Chiropractors correct vertebral subluxations which cause spinal nerve stress.  Depending on which nerves are affected you may experience pain, tingling, tightness, weakness, pins-and-needles, or other symptoms in these body parts. Your brachial plexus is made up of nerves which come … Continue reading

Sciatica and Leg Pain

Do you know anyone in the Portland area that is suffering from sciatica or any other type of pain?  Try chiropractic! The sciatic nerve is the longest and largest in your body.  When it is inflamed, the condition is called … Continue reading