Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal cord canal; a common ailment that compresses the spinal cord or spinal nerve roots. This compression can lead to back and leg pain, cramping of [...]
Whiplash: More than Standard Neck Pain Whiplash is an injury to the neck muscles from rapid forward and backward motion of the neck caused by a trauma (eg, a car accident). It can [...]
Scoliosis is a condition characterized by a sideways curve of the spine, or backbone. This curvature is typically in the shape of a “C” or “S”. congenital neuromuscular degenerative and idiopathic. Scoliosis is [...]
Sciatica describes the symptoms of leg pain and possibly tingling, numbness, or weakness, that originate in the lower back and travel through the buttock and down the large sciatic nerve in the back [...]
pregnant woman If you have never been to a chiropractor before, you might be wondering what to expect, and if it’s safe for your baby. The scientific evidence points towards [...]
The term pinched nerve refers to a particular type of damage in which a peripheral nerve or set of nerves is compressed as a result of injury or disease. It's important to note [...]
Our neck, also called the cervical spine, begins at the base of the skull and contains seven small vertebrae. Incredibly, the cervical spine supports the full weight of your head, which is on [...]
Whether you suffer from tension headaches, migraine headaches, cluster headaches, stress headaches, anxiety related headaches, neck pain related or cervico-genetic headaches, Dr. Joseph papuga can help you find relief! A common cause of [...]
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a disorder that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain in the joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues throughout the body. It is often combined with other symptoms like temporomandibular joint [...]
Extremity pain is one of the most common pain complaints. With overuse, wear and tear, and the daily stress that people endure, it’s no wonder that the difficulties of modern life are manifesting [...]
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and tingling in the hand and arm. The condition occurs when one of the major nerves to the hand, the median nerve, [...]
Nearly everyone suffers from back pain at some point. One treatment option is chiropractic care, which includes spinal manipulation (also called manual manipulation). A review of research, published in the Journal of the American [...]
Arthritis Though common, arthritis is one of America’s most misunderstood diseases. Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which can cause pain, discomfort and stiffness throughout joints and the body. Common symptoms [...]
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