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19 01, 2023

Manual Therapy and Exercise for Chronic Lower Back Pain


    According to Hayden et al. (2021), a comprehensive review of 249 international studies on chronic low back pain discovered that exercise and manual therapy are the two most effective treatments. What a coincidence - that is exactly what we offer in our office! But what exactly is manual therapy? Let us delve [...]

Manual Therapy and Exercise for Chronic Lower Back Pain2023-01-30T18:13:23+00:00
5 01, 2023

Chiropractic and Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Problems


You may not realize how much you rely on your shoulders to get you through the day until you are injured and require chronic pain treatment in Des Moines, IA, or elsewhere. Then you'd be frustrated because you couldn't go about your daily activities. There are several reasons why you can sustain a shoulder [...]

Chiropractic and Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Problems2023-01-30T18:15:28+00:00
12 12, 2022

Work Best Together: Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy


You may be wondering if chiropractic could be combined with acupuncture, physical therapy, and massage. Yes, combining these treatments can definitely help injured and wellness-seeking clients. Let's take a closer look to see how.  How Do These Treatment Combinations Work? Pain is a common occurrence in our lives, whether acute, chronic, traumatic, or severe. [...]

Work Best Together: Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy, Massage Therapy2022-12-12T20:00:07+00:00
1 12, 2022

Who Do I See for Back Pain?


Back pain can range from inconvenient to incapacitating. If you're experiencing severe pain that doesn't go away, you should ask yourself "who do I see for back pain?" With so many different types of providers and techniques out there, it can be tough to find the right answer. To top it all off, you [...]

Who Do I See for Back Pain?2022-12-08T17:31:59+00:00
13 10, 2022

Dizziness: What Causes It?


What Causes Dizziness? Understanding Vertigo (dizziness) and Treatment Options Vertigo or dizziness is often described as feeling off-balance or as if the room is spinning (when it’s not). Oftentimes, simple movements can feel very intense and impact your everyday life. Having your daily routine impacted or halted due to severe vertigo can be very [...]

Dizziness: What Causes It?2022-10-13T16:27:18+00:00
16 09, 2022

Acupuncture: What Is It and How Does It Work?


Acupuncture: What Is It and How Does It Work?   What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the holistic practice of inserting very thin sterile needles through the skin at specific points on your body and is most often used to treat pain and discomfort due to a variety of conditions including:   Anxiety and Depression [...]

Acupuncture: What Is It and How Does It Work?2022-09-16T19:39:42+00:00
14 04, 2020

Telemedicine and Chiropractic


Telemedicine and Chiropractic With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting CDC recommendations to stay home and practice social isolation, it leaves many moderate and high-risk patients with a dilemma. Do I venture out to the chiropractor’s office and potentially risk infection (for more information about the precautions at our office click here) or do [...]

Telemedicine and Chiropractic2021-02-26T23:04:21+00:00
7 02, 2020

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Sleep


6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Sleep Are you consistently waking up each morning feeling unrefreshed? You’re not alone. Millions of people suffer from sleep deprivation. Poor sleep can contribute to numerous health problems, but the good news is that most issues can be solved by changing your habits. Here are 6 ways that you [...]

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Sleep2021-02-26T23:04:31+00:00
7 01, 2020

Back and Neck Pain Tips


Back and Neck Pain Tips There are lots of things you can do to address your low back pain. Back and neck pain is some of the most common complaints we hear from people of all ages, and the discomfort can really interfere with your day-to-day activities. If you’ve ever suffered from acute or [...]

Back and Neck Pain Tips2022-05-24T17:57:38+00:00
12 11, 2019

Manage Your Holiday Stress


Manage Your Holiday Stress While it’s the most wonderful time of year, for many of us, it’s also the most stressful time of year. Parties, shopping, baking, and entertaining during the holiday season can cause stress to peak, and in some cases, can eventually lead to a serious health problem, so it’s important to [...]

Manage Your Holiday Stress2021-02-26T23:04:41+00:00
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