Q. What can I do to improve the area that I injured?
A. There are two aspects of improving an injured area.
We give exercises to our patients that address both of those aspects. Failure to improve an injured area through exercises makes that area more prone to future injuries.
Q. How long will it take to get better?
A. The more damage that is done to an area at the time of injury determines how long it will take to heal. A minor sprain/strain injury can take 1-3 weeks to improve. A severe sprain/strain injury can take 6-12 weeks or more sometimes.
Q. Why does the pain in my back go down my leg?
A. Two reasons usually.
1. The pain may originate from an injured spinal joint, which sends generalized non-specific pain down your leg. We call this sclerotogenous pain.
2. The pain may come from a pinched nerve in your spine, which usually causes profound weakness or specific numbness in an area of your leg. We call this neurogenic pain.
Q. How can I change my diet?
A. Eat more protein. Eat dark green leafy vegetables. Eat less junk food. Try to decrease pop/coffee intake. Avoid high sugar foods (especially high fructose corn syrup). Avoid foods with a lot of Hydrogenated oils. Start taking flaxseed oil.
Q. Why are my muscles so tight?
A. There can be many reasons for this, but I believe these are the top two.
1. A lack of calcium in the body
2. Dehydration- Lack of water and other minerals in the body.
Q. What is a subluxation?
A. simply put a misaligned, poorly moving joint. Chiropractic adjustments help realign and restore motion to the subluxated joints of the body.
Q. What is your favorite color doctor?
A. Royal Blue
Q. What is your favorite book?
A. the Bible