Coccydynia is the medical term for when your tailbone or coccyx is painful. This condition can be caused by trauma, dislocations, fractures and malignancies. There are two types of trauma possible, external trauma such as from a fall (popular in winter sports), or from internal trauma such as childbirth, […]
If you are experiencing a dull mid-back pain that makes it difficult to take deep breaths and favors your left or right side, you may have a subluxated or misaligned rib. There are many other more serious conditions that can cause similar symptoms such as, broken ribs, pneumonia, cancer, […]
Driving is stressful – and can sometimes affect your lower back. A story from one patient:
The pillow Dr. Katie Griffin had recommended I use while driving has just been confirmed as saving me significant lower back pain. I just had to position it properly!
Last fall, I started having sharp […]
Are you pregnant? Congratulations.
You should know that during your pregnancy the ligaments in your body are going to become looser and especially the ligaments in your pelvis. As that happens some pregnant women develop pelvic pain or low back pain and the gentle chiropractic technique I use can really […]
Do you have chronic pains from years of use and abuse in and out of the gym? Do you have acute pains that make it impossible for you to do some exercises or complete a whole training cycle without seizing up? If you’ve ever thrown your back or neck […]
Have you ever noticed how many people driving their cars have their heads thrust forward? Or have you looked around at other people’s posture while they’re at the computer, watching TV from their favorite couch or easy chair, or even while they’re waiting at the doctor’s office?
Slouching can cause […]