Straightened, not stirred

Whiplash very often straightens the cervical spine.  This is exactly what happened to this girl.  Seven years ago she had a car wreck that left her with a whiplash and continuous neck pain.  The straightening of the C spine will increase the pressure on the lower joints in the spine.  It is very easy and…

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Thinner

Osteoporosis.  When the bone get less and less calcium.  See how the bone looks darker in the middle of the bone that around the edges?  Osteoporosis is different from osteoarthritis, some people get those two problems confused.  She has both.  So how do I relieve the pressure on her disc, which will lessen her back…

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A tale of three spines.

                    The Cervical spine on the left has a normal C shaped curve.  This is considered normal and I don’t see this very much in my office.  The image in the middle is of a straightened cervical spine.  I see these spine all day long.  This spinal…

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Car crash injury complicated by past back surgery hardware

This mid 30’s man suffered a side impact car crash 2 weeks ago.  As you can see there are some problems with this spine that need special attention.  #1 there is still a curvature that will need to be addressed before he can be truly pain free.  The curve puts additional pressure on the lower…

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Fall as a teenager starts arthritis, bulging discs, and bone spurs.

This is an image of the cervical spine of a mid 50 y.o. man who started having  neck pain a couple of weeks ago, out of the blue.  His neck had caused him problems off and on for years but it had always just eased up on its own.  Not this time.  If you’ll look…

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