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What is iTRAC® Therapy and Why Would You Need It?

Posted by Jarrod Nichols, DC, CSCS on Monday, May 22, 2017

iTRAC® Therapy involves a uniquely designed device meant to restore normal positioning of your neck and head. When you practice forward head posture out of habit or due to spine misalignment, the resulting strain and stress on your vertebral discs, back/neck muscles and neck ligaments can cause chronic pain, neck stiffness, temporomandibular disorder (TMJ) and headaches. In addition, abnormal neck and head posture makes soft tissues in the neck and upper shoulders vulnerable to suffering injuries that increase pain, headache and TMJ symptoms.

3 Tips to Improve Posture

Posted by Jarrod Nichols, DC, CSCS on Monday, May 22, 2017

When it comes to your neck and back pain, your chiropractor wants you to know that posture plays a huge role in your overall wellness. All of those times your mother told you to "stop slouching" and "sit up straight," she was actually giving you good advice. If you are struggling to maintain your chiropractic adjustments or are finding that back pain and neck pain are common problems for you, the team at Nichols Chiropractic, a Manhattan, KS chiropractic clinic, wants you to know these three tips for improving your posture.

Proper Upholstery Care

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Day in and day out, your chiropractic table will endure beatings from multiple bodies. To sustain such use, your table must remain in the best possible condition. No matter how valuable your equipment, it is important to do everything possible to ensure a long life

All About Your ErgoStyle Table [video blog]

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Ergostyle Adjusting Table line has engineered a product that allows the doctor to deliver and adjustment like never before. What makes the ErgoStyle Table line stand out from others? The first thing are the features. All ErgoStyle tables include seamless multi-density cushions, ergonomic control placement, robotically welded, powder coated frames, upgradeable modular drop and headpiece design and a whisper-quiet electric or hydraulic motors for quick, powerful elevation and tilt.

Get in The Right Place with Decompression

Posted by Dr. Brian Self on Saturday, April 01, 2017

Patients with back or neck issues will often come to clinic twisted and hunched into the only position that brings them some pain relief—Not a pretty sight.

Buying a Decompression Table? Consider This

Posted by Dr. Brian Self on Friday, March 31, 2017

In my experience, most doctors looking for a decompression table fall into two categories:

Why Aren't You Offering Decompression Therapy?

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Friday, March 31, 2017

Not every chiropractic practice has a decompression table. The big question is: Why? Over the past decade, decompression tables have grown increasingly affordable (from $150K to about $10 to $15K), and the technique itself is growing in popularity.

Laser: A New Lease on Life for Pet Ailments

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Thursday, March 23, 2017

Low-level laser therapy offers a medication-free and gentle way to treat painful ailments, not only in humans but also pets. According to TribLive.com, more veterinarians and human owners are turning to laser therapy to help treat and improve painful conditions like degenerative disc disease or arthritis in pets.

Do Your Patients Know What to Expect at Their First Visit?

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Monday, March 20, 2017

Do you inform your new and potential patients of what they might expect from their first chiropractic visit? A simple description on your website or in a brochure is an easy way to market your practice and ease any concerns. Here's one example from the University of Minnesota's Center for Spirituality & Healing

Study: Whole Body Vibration may be as effective as regular exercise

Posted by PHS Chiropractic on Friday, March 17, 2017

A new study recently published in the Endocrine Society's journal Endocrinology states that a less strenuous form of exercise known as whole body vibration (WBV) can mimic the muscle and bone health benefits of regular exercise in mice. WBV consists of a person sitting, standing or lying on a machine with a vibrating platform. When the machine vibrates, it transmits energy to the body, and muscles contract and relax multiple times during each second.