Good news for patients with upper and lower back pain: Nathaniel Wiechmann, D.C., A.R.T., is now trained in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) Part A – the first in a four-part post-graduate series that focuses on identifying and correcting mechanical instabilities that cause pain. Part A of the McKenzie Method of MDT … Continue reading Nathaniel Wiechmann, D.C., Trained in McKenzie Method of MDT Part A: The Lumbar Spine
Holiday Clinic Hours Pottawattamie County Sports & Family Chiropractic will be closed November 24-November 27 in honor of Thanksgiving. To accommodate patients, we are offering extended clinic hours leading up to the holiday. Patients can schedule appointments with Dr. Wiechmann during the following times at 101 N. Main Street in Oakland: Monday (11/21) : 8:00 a.m. to … Continue reading Pottawattamie County Sports & Family Chiropractic Extends Clinic Hours in Preparation for Thanksgiving
Appointments Now available four days a week* in Oakland Oakland, Iowa – November 10, 2016 – To better serve patients in Oakland and the surrounding areas, Pottawattamie County Sports & Family Chiropractic is expanding its clinic hours in Oakland on Thursdays. As such, Dr. Wiechmann will no longer be treating patients at the Family Health Walk-In Clinic in … Continue reading Pott. County Sports & Family Chiropractic Updates Clinic Hours to Better Serve Patients
The shoulder is the body’s most mobile joint, which makes it susceptible to shoulder injuries and other conditions that can cause shoulder pain. The most common causes of shoulder injuries include chronic wear and tear (such as repetitive overhead motion) and direct impact (such as a high-impact collision or fall). While chiropractic care is often … Continue reading Shoulder Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options
According to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, athletic injuries account for about 20 percent of all injury-related emergency visits for kids ages six to 19. Sports physicals can uncover hidden dangers prior to the start of the season, which helps keep athletes safe on and off the field. They are typically required about one month … Continue reading Sports Physicals for Student Athletes: Why are they Important?
Oakland, Iowa – July 13, 2016 – Starting July 28, Nathaniel Wiechmann, D.C., A.R.T., will be practicing at the Family Health Walk-In Clinic in Avoca from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursdays. The Family Health Walk-in Clinic is located at 101 N. Elm Street and provides affordable after-hours care for families with minor health conditions. … Continue reading Pottawattamie County Sports & Family Chiropractic Expands into Avoca
Functional Medicine is a unique system of medicine that focuses on identifying the root causes of a disease rather than suppressing the symptoms. As a chiropractor and functional medicine practitioner, my goal is to empower my patients to take an active role in their health by educating them about the various environmental and lifestyle factors … Continue reading What is Functional Medicine?
Oakland, Iowa – June 23, 2016 – Residents of Oakland, Avoca, Treynor and the surrounding areas will be pleased to learn there is a new healthcare provider in town. Nathaniel Wiechmann, D.C., A.R.T., recently relocated from Kansas City, Mo., to Oakland, where he is treating patients at Pottawattamie County Sports & Family Chiropractic. Located at 101 … Continue reading Nathaniel Wiechmann, D.C., A.R.T., Opens Pott. County Sports & Family Chiropractic
When people say they have a “slipped” or “ruptured” disc in their neck or lower back, they are usually referring to a disc derangement or herniated disc, a common cause of lower back pain, neck pain, arm pain and leg pain. In between each of the vertebra of your spinal column, you have intervertebral discs … Continue reading Herniated Disc: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Options
Active Release Technique (ART) is a soft tissue, movement-based therapy used to treat injured scar tissue and adhesions in the body. As a certified ART provider, I often encourage patients with headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, plantar fasciitis, knee pain and Tennis Elbow (among other conditions) to consider ART to … Continue reading What is Active Release Technique (ART) and How Can it Relieve My Pain?