Whiplash accident

Following a Whiplash accident there are a host of different common symptoms that can happen.  Some of the more common symptoms include neck pain, headaches, pain at the base of your head, shoulder, and even jaw pain.  Other symptoms include but are not limited to numbness and tingling, muscle spasms, difficulty sleeping, irritability, memory loss,…

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Chiropractic Heals Sports Injuries

Whether you’re a serious athlete or just play recreationally, at some point you might find yourself in debilitating pain from playing the sport you love.  At these times, a chiropractor with knowledge in rehabilitation and sports may be able to assist you.  A chiropractor can assist you with advice on therapy, health, nutrition and chiropractic…

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Our body’s shock absorption system

Our body’s all have their own systems to deal with the daily stresses that are put on our joints.  Muscles and connective tissue are the main ways our body deals with these stresses, by absorbing forces before they impact bones. Yes, our body’s joints are intricately designed, and for very specific purposes, but imbalances can…

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Repetive Motion injury and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Most often Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Fort Collins is caused by repeating the same motions day in and day out, like typing on your computer.  When the computer first started appearing as commonplace in offices, who would have thought that it could cause so many troubles to employees?  In most offices the computer is an…

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Cold Laser Treatment in Fort Collins

While technology still has not given us time machines or transporters, the advances in laser therapy in the treatment of pain and injuries has made leaps and bounds.  Our chiropractic clinic in Fort Collins has been using laser therapy since 2008 with astonishing results. One of the major advantages of cold laser therapy is the…

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Carpal Tunnel and the Median Nerve

Carpal Tunnel and the Median Nerve

CTS or Carpal tunnel Syndrome is the most common median nerve entrapment syndrome seen by chiropractors.  Other differential diagnosis’s that need to be looked at are pronator teres syndrome, anterior interosseous syndrome, and Struthers ligament syndrome. Clinically these look very similar to carpal tunnel syndrome in Fort Collins. The median Nerve originates from nerve roots…

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The Thyroid: Can chiropractic help?

 You can easily see some of the symptoms associated with hypo or hyper-thyroidism in the picture so I won’t go into those, but there are a few other less known symptoms that I will mention. Individuals with hypothyroidism can suffer from a laundry list of musculoskeletal problems, like carpal tunnel syndrome, autoimmune joint diseases (like…

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