Mid Back Pain: Scheuermann’s Kyphosis

What is Scheuermann’s Kyphosis In short, this condition, sometimes called Scheuermann’s Disease, occurs when the front of the upper spine grows slower than the back of the spine. This causes the vertebrae to become wedge-shaped, with the narrow part of the wedge in front. The wedge-shape of the vertebra creates an increase in the amount […]

Mid Back Pain: Thoracic Disc Herniations

It seems like recently there has been a surge in mid back pain complaints in patients coming to our Henderson Chiropractic clinic. Several of our recent patients have been suffering from this type of pain associated with Thoracic Disc Herniation. After reading the results of MRIs, and consulting with clients regarding this type of pain […]

From the Doctor: Why Posture Matters

Why do I need good posture? I often get asked why I need to have good posture. Besides the obvious cosmetic reasons to have good posture, there are some more long term effects of having bad posture. Balance Having good posture allows the muscles to work properly and help maintain balance. Degenerative Disease Prevention Good […]

Managing Neck Pain Between Chiropractic Visits

How to Manage Neck Pain Between Chiropractic Appointments If you are seeking chiropractic care for neck pain, effectively managing this pain between visits is frequently a concern. Depending on the cause and extent of injury it may be recommended that you perform light stretches or even limit activities that lead to aggravation of the pain. […]