The first thing a person may think of when they hear “chiropractor” is the spine. It’s true: the spine is central to the body, both physically and in terms of structure and support. However, chiropractors deal with the health of the whole body, not just the spine. Go one step further. If chiropractors can help your spine, imagine what they can do for your extremities. Imagine how good your arms, legs, knees, hands and feet could feel with the help of adjustments.
Spring is almost here. And with it, we’re all ready to hop in the car and hit the road in search of adventure. Before you head out on a long (or even short) road trip, you should be mindful of your health and take steps to prevent injury or re-injury while away from home.
Did you know you can get orthotics from your chiropractor? At Shephard Chiropractic Clinic, we’ll diagnose your condition, verify with your insurance, take the casting, and submit to insurance for payment. Read on to learn how we do the casting, and why someone might benefit from using orthotics from a chiropractor.
Though leg length discrepancy is a common cause of back pain and poor posture, it often goes undiagnosed. To learn more about leg length discrepancy (or leg length deficiency, as it’s sometimes called) continue reading to find out its causes, symptoms, results, and how chiropractic can help.
Like anything worth having, chiropractic is not a quick fix, but rather an investment in your ongoing health. Because injuries happen regularly (big or small) and habits are formed day-to-day, it’s important to keep your chiropractor appointments regular to address specific issues or keep your body aligned through health maintenance check ups.
Rounded shoulders are so common, we may not even need to describe them. It’s a signifier of bad posture–your body is out of its ideal alignment. Before it goes from bad to worse, learn how to correct your rounded shoulders with simple steps that you can take at home.
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Chiropractic is a 116 year old profession and in that time it has grown to become one of the largest independent healthcare professions in the Western world. Since Palmer College opened, chiropractic has developed rapidly and there are now over 35 schools and colleges around the world and on every continent.
An article about the history and development of modern adjusting instrument for chiropractic treatments written by Dr. Scott B. Shephard, D.C.
Shephard Chiropractic is an instrument only, controlled force adjusting chiropractic clinic in Portland Oregon. Learn more about this method of chiropractic treatment.
As a driver, passenger, cyclist, or pedestrian, you have access to chiropractic care after an accident. Many times without any expense of your own. All Oregonians are required to have Personal Injury Protection (PIP) on their auto insurance. Learn more about how to get the help you need.