O'Fallon Crossing Chiropractic Blog

Heat or Ice Sleep O'Fallon MO

Heat or Ice?

March 15, 2016

Heat or Ice? Quite often, I hear the question, “Should I use ice or heat”?  This is a very important question.  The answer can mean the difference between quick healing and prolonging and injury.  So, my answer the majority of the time is to use ice.  Cold will help to decrease inflammation in the injured…

What is Chiropractic O'Fallon MO

What is Chiropractic?

March 7, 2016

What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic was started in 1895 in Davenport, Iowa by D.D. Palmer.  Chiropractic was originally designed to truly be an alternative form of healthcare.  The basic premise to Chiropractic is that the body has the power to heal itself.  This power starts in the brain and is delivered to every cell in the…

pregnancy chiropractic in O'Fallon MO

Back Pain During Pregnancy

February 22, 2016

Back pain during pregnancy Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in a woman’s life.  Bringing a newborn baby into this world is exciting and life-changing.  During pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through many changes.  Unfortunately, some of these changes can lead to pain and discomfort.  This pain and discomfort can make the pregnancy difficult and…

Effects of Poor Posture O'Fallon MO

Effects of Poor Posture

January 25, 2016

Effects of Poor Posture Unexpected effects of Poor Posture Poor posture has become an epidemic in the United States.  80-90% of people have developed poor posture to some degree or another.  The effects of poor posture can be far reaching.  Most people know that poor posture can lead to neck pain, shoulder pain, even headaches. …

Low Back Pain O'Fallon MO

Low Back Pain

January 21, 2016

Low Back Pain O’FALLON CROSSING CHIROPRACTIC 636-272-7473 Common Causes of Low Back Pain Low back pain is one of the most common ailments that we experience.  Over 80% of people will experience low back pain at some point in their lives.  Many different things can cause low back pain.  Part of my job is to…