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I can answer questions regarding neck and back pain treatment and general musculoskeletal conditions. Acute, chronic and degenerative conditions using various methods; exercise, rehabilitation, traction. Pain relief methods and professional quality products via website at which can be used at home.

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Graduated Chiropractic College in 1987, working in numerous clinics within two states using a variety of manual and physiological therapies. Involved in martial arts for 20 years.


Chiropractor Sherman College, Certified in Physiological Therapeutics from National Chiropractic College, Certified Peer Review Consultant from New York Chiropractic College, Studied with Dr. Cox using Flexion Distraction Technique, Studied with Dr. Leahy using Active Release Technique. Myofascial Release with Dr. Rockwell - Parker Chiropractic College. Certified in Modic Antibiotic Spinal Therapy.

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2016-09-19 cracked sternum:

Hi Maria,    6 months is common for ligament and/or tendon injuries. Being that there were sterno-clavicular injuries, this brings about some necessity for therapeutic intervention; namely Physical Therapy

2016-06-18 Back Pain:

Hi Dylan,    Typically, this would indicate inflammation with morning stiffness that gradually subsides. It is possible it could be arthritis related, but there could be many factors involved, including

2016-05-19 No Answers - So many sympotms!:

Hi Ashley,    I am sorry to hear this and understand the frustration. I think this is somewhat beyond the scope of chiropractic at this point. Her rapidly declining neurological status is certainly concerning

2016-05-02 Pain in Shoulder Neck and Back:

Hi Cardy,    That is quite involved and seems rather acute. It is difficult to discern what the cause may be. It would seem to relate to overuse or activity, however, waking with this would be somewhat

2016-03-06 Abdominal exercise with L5/S1 issue:

Hi Art,    Remember, your six pack is there, sometimes its a matter of body fat. Strengthening the abdominal muscles can be done in many ways. I always like crunches on the back with knees bent. This will


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