Our feet undergo a lot of stress, which can lead to significant foot and heel pain. As a board-certified chiropractor specializing in sports medicine, I see many patients with foot and heel pain caused by plantar fasciitis. The condition involves inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is the long, thick band of tissue that runs … Continue reading Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options for Plantar Fasciitis
Chiropractic care offers several benefits for people of all ages and walks of life, but athletes and weightlifters are among the groups that can benefit the most. If you're a weightlifter or Crossfitter, read on to learn how it can help you. Improves posture and performance Weightlifting puts a lot of stress on the joints … Continue reading Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Weightlifters and Crossfitters
We're thrilled to announce that we're now offering hyperbaric oxygen therapy at our Council Bluffs clinic. Read on to learn how it works and what you can expect during and after treatment. What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Hyperbaric oxygen therapy involves lying inside a pressurized chamber that releases 95-100% pure oxygen. Often, pressure in the chamber is between … Continue reading Now Offering Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Have you ever experienced hard "knots" in your muscle? Those knots are known as “trigger points," and they can cause significant pain over large areas, making it difficult to perform daily tasks. A common treatment option for relieving myofascial trigger point pain is dry needling. What is the difference between trigger point dry needling and … Continue reading Pinpointing Pain with Trigger Point Dry Needling
The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are right around the corner, and we thought it would be the perfect time to discuss cupping therapy, a treatment option made popular by Michael Phelps during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. While the treatment may be trendy now, it’s actually not new. In fact, cupping … Continue reading What to Expect Before and After Cupping Therapy
Research shows that nearly 80 percent of children experience at least one ear infection by the age of three. Below, we discuss the common causes and symptoms of ear infections, as well as how chiropractic care can help. What causes ear infections in children? Ear infections are primarily bacterial infections. They happen when a child’s … Continue reading Can Chiropractic Care Help Relieve Ear Infections?
Chiropractic care is not only for adults. From babies to toddlers to teens, children can also benefit from a trip to the chiropractor’s office. As a father myself, I observed several benefits with our daughter, who was born 12 weeks early. Because she was born prematurely, she was at an increased risk of certain neurological … Continue reading Five Benefits of Pediatric Chiropractic Care
We're pleased to be one of the only providers in the region to offer the Ionic Foot Bath, a treatment that helps restore balance and energy levels by detoxifying or eliminating harmful toxins.
Elections are stressful — and this one particularly so. It’s hard not to feel overwhelmed, helpless and anxious when it feels like the fate of our country is so precarious. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimize conflict and take care of yourself. Seek chiropractic care - Chiropractic services, such as adjustments or … Continue reading Seven Tips to Manage Stress
One of the most important times to receive chiropractic care is during pregnancy. As your body changes to accommodate your growing baby, your center of gravity shifts and so does your spine. This can cause a ripple effect, stressing your musculoskeletal and nervous systems, which can cause pain and discomfort. Fortunately, chiropractic care offers several … Continue reading Benefits of Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy