26 04, 2020

COVID-19 AND OUR PRACTICE

By |2020-04-26T12:23:16-04:00April 26th, 2020|News and Events|Comments Off on COVID-19 AND OUR PRACTICE

Dear Patients,   I write this post to offer encouragement, guidance and information in regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19), which the World Health Organization has declared a pandemic.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people who have been affected by this unprecedented event and we appreciate the healthcare workers, local communities, and governments around the world who are on the front line working to contain this coronavirus. Please know that we are vigilantly monitoring the COVID-19 crisis and [...]

4 05, 2015

Knee Pain, What Are Your Options?

By |2020-04-13T11:56:03-04:00May 4th, 2015|Chiropractic, Endurance Sports, Knee Pain|Comments Off on Knee Pain, What Are Your Options?

Knee pain is a common complaint for people who arrive at our Greenville chiropractic office with a chief complaint of low back pain.  There are reasons for this, and that will be a subject for another blog post. Today I'll talk about the common causes of knee pain, and when chiropractic management by our chiropractor Greenville SC is appropriate. What causes knee pain? There is of course no single cause for painful knees, but there are generally two types of contributing [...]

27 01, 2015

Hincapie Racing into 2015 and 2014 Review

By |2020-04-14T14:29:17-04:00January 27th, 2015|archive|Comments Off on Hincapie Racing into 2015 and 2014 Review

Hincapie Racing Team in 2015 Hincapie Racing enters the 2015 professional cycling season with a fresh new look and the benefit of a team with experience in big races as well as depth of talent. 2014 was certainly a breakout year, with over 30 race wins and some very exciting close seconds in the biggest one day and multi day stage races on the calendar. In 2015, the team retains the majority of its firepower.  The one notable exception is the loss of [...]

9 09, 2014

Cold Laser Therapy Greenville SC

By |2020-04-09T15:27:09-04:00September 9th, 2014|Back Pain, Endurance Sports, Most Talked About|Comments Off on Cold Laser Therapy Greenville SC

There's a lot of "buzz" in the Greenville SC health and sports medicine community about cold laser, which has gained attention due to its ability to speed the healing of damaged nerves, muscles, and joints. Cold Laser Therapy Low Level Laser Therapy or "photobiomodulation", is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include faster healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. The use of the word "cold" in the name [...]

14 05, 2014

ChiroTrust Physicians: Your Mark of Assurance

By |2020-04-28T12:56:09-04:00May 14th, 2014|archive|Comments Off on ChiroTrust Physicians: Your Mark of Assurance

ChiroTrust is an organization that patients should consider whenever they are looking for information about spine care.  The member doctors of ChiroTrust are dedicated to providing conservative, mainstream chiropractic care to patients without sales pressure, unnecessary long-term recommendations, unnecessary therapies or excessive costs. Why Does This Matter? I know that there have been unfavorable stereotypes created about chiropractic.  The perception is that when you see a chiropractor, you have to keep seeing the chiropractor.  The perception is that the recommended treatment [...]

16 10, 2013

Reviews? Dr. David Nigh O.D. reviews his chiropractor

By |2020-04-28T13:02:18-04:00October 16th, 2013|Chiropractic, Most Talked About|Comments Off on Reviews? Dr. David Nigh O.D. reviews his chiropractor

Greenville South Carolina is one of the most popular relocation destinations in the country, and many new movers come to the area without any healthcare contacts, relying upon reviews from other people on the internet.  As a result, I consistently encounter patients who are new to our community.  One of the most impactful ways to discover a new health-care provider is a personal referral from friends or family. If you are new to Greenville, please consider my Better Business Bureau A+ rating, [...]

1 10, 2013

Obamacare and Chiropractic

By |2020-04-09T14:20:57-04:00October 1st, 2013|archive|Comments Off on Obamacare and Chiropractic

Getting Patients Ready for ObamaCare in Greenville and South Carolina The month of October is scheduled to be the roll out of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare.  As seems typical for named government programs, the Obamacare program doesn't seem to show any signs of offering increased patient protection or affordability out of the gate. What You Need To Know: The Stated Goals of the Affordable Care Act are to: 1) expand access to health care. 2) [...]

13 09, 2013

NFL’s St. Louis Rams name official chiropractic school

By |2020-04-28T13:02:09-04:00September 13th, 2013|archive|Comments Off on NFL’s St. Louis Rams name official chiropractic school

On September 3, 2013, the NFL's St. Louis Rams named Logan University's College of Chiropractic the official provider of chiropractic services for their organization. This is the first time such an agreement has been reached in the history of the NFL. Bob Reif, executive vice president of the St. Louis Rams, stated "Chiropractic treatments are essential to the health and wellness of our Rams players and Logan alumnus, Dr. Mike Murphy, has been treating our world-class athletes for several years. With this [...]

27 05, 2013

chiropractic maintenance care has significant health benefits

By |2020-04-09T14:04:58-04:00May 27th, 2013|Chiropractic, News and Events|Comments Off on chiropractic maintenance care has significant health benefits

Chiropractic maintenance care is often a controversial topic.  A new single-blind placebo controlled study, conducted by the Faculty of Medicine at Mansoura University, conclusively demonstrated that chiropractic maintenance care provides significant benefits for those with chronic low back pain. [1] The authors concluded that spinal adjustments are effective for helping chronic nonspecific low back pain (LBP). To obtain long-term benefit for the patient, this study suggests that chiropractic maintenance care adjustments after the initial intensive period of care can provide additional long [...]

8 05, 2013

Chiropractic among best jobs of 2013

By |2020-04-28T13:01:31-04:00May 8th, 2013|archive|Comments Off on Chiropractic among best jobs of 2013

I recently read a Facebook post by the president of Life Chiropractic University quoting an article in the Wall Street Journal. I was pleasantly surprised that an article reporting on the best and worst jobs of 2013  found that Chiropractic is #11 on the list. The metrics used were physical demands, work environment, income, stress, and hiring outlook, but what was even more interesting was where other health care providers wound up on the list. Veterinarians came in at #15, Podiatrists were [...]