Are Chiropractic Adjustments a Good Idea for Cervical Disc Herniations?

On August 14, 2013, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

Everyone knows what a “pain in the neck” feels like, and we all have our preferred ways of dealing with it (Chiropractic Adjustments are at the top of that list).  But what about when that pain in the neck is traveling down your arm and maybe even causing numbness, or worse weakness in your arm/hand?  […]

Why does Whiplash Hurt?

On July 27, 2012, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

Car crashes represent one of the most common causes of injury in society today. Most of these crashes occur at low speeds (a.k.a. “fender benders”), but even these low speed collisions result in Whiplash injuries that have serious negative impacts on quality of life.  But why do whiplash injuries hurt so much, and what exactly […]

Is your Scapula causing your Chronic Neck Pain?

On July 18, 2012, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, How to Treat Shoulder Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

Some people with chronic neck pain have difficulty finding relief through traditional routes (chiropractic adjustments, medication, massage, physical therapy, etc…).   If serious disease processes are ruled out, this mechanical type of neck pain will continue to occur because the offending cause is never addressed.  There is usually some factor beneath the surface that persists in […]

The Back Bone’s Connected to the Neck Bone

On February 22, 2012, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

Has your neck been killing you, but you’ve been afraid to let anyone touch it because you’ve seen too many Steven Seagal movies? Well, remember that song, “The hip bone’s connected to the back bone.  The back bone’s connected to the neck bone….”?  Well it turns out that song your child’s been singing since kindergarten […]

Do iPads equal Neck Pain?

On February 15, 2012, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, Wellness, by Kelly Golob DC

Ipads and other tablet computers have exploded onto the scene of the personal technology revolution.  This new breakthrough has made it easier than ever to carry a computer with us everywhere, thus allowing us to access the internet, watch movies, and even predict the future from wherever you are.  But does all this new power come […]

Chiropractic adjustments or Medication for Neck Pain?

On February 1, 2012, in Chiropractic, How to Treat Neck Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

What gives you a pain in your neck?  Maybe it’s your job, maybe it’s something else, but either way, you’re not alone.  Almost 75% of our population will have neck pain at some point in their life, and the possibilities for treatments are nearly as varied as the causes.  However, most people usually turn to […]

Can Fish Oil Decrease Back Pain?

Omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, have become one of the trendiest supplements on the market. Part of this reason is because there has been a plethora of research into the wide variety of benefits this essential nutrient offers.  Omega-3 fatty acids are important throughout our lifespan and potential effects range from […]

Low-Level Laser Therapy or Chiropractic Adjustments for Neck Pain?

Chiropractic adjustments have proven to be one of the most effective treatments for many types of neck pain.  Recently much interest has been generated by the new technique “low level laser therapy” aka “cold laser” for treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries.  But these two therapies have never been compared to each other for […]

Is Qigong better than exercise for chronic neck pain?

On March 25, 2011, in Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic, Exercise, How to Treat Neck Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

  Chronic neck pain is a problem that affects 6-22% of the population at any given time, and statistics show that 48.5% of the general public will suffer from an extended duration of neck pain some point in their life.  There is a wide variety of treatment options for people with neck pain to choose […]

Are Chiropractic Adjustments Effective for Treating Chronic Cervicogenic Headaches?

On March 9, 2011, in Chiropractic, How to Prevent Headaches, How to Treat Neck Pain, by Kelly Golob DC

Approximately 16% of the general population will be suffering from headaches at any time.  Roughly 1/3rd of those headache sufferers will have a certain type of headache known as a cervicogenic headache (which is basically a fancy term for saying ‘your neck is causing your headache’).  This problem can occur from tight, injured, or stressed […]