What Do Insurance Companies Say About Chiropractic?

Houston Chiropractic Comments: If chiropractic care helps patients get better faster and costs the patient and/or insurance company less, shouldn’t EVERY low back pain patient FIRST see a chiropractor before any other type of doctor? That is in fact, what should be done, based on the literature. A few years ago a report was delivered on […]

Low Back Pain and Excessive Weight

Houston Chiropractor Comments: Two things that are epidemic in the U.S. are low back pain and obesity (being overweight). The two go hand-in-hand and while excessive weight may not be the only cause of your pain, it does makes matters worse by aggravating your pain through increased loading the disks of the low back. In […]

Low Back Pain: An Ice Pack or the Hot Tub?

To download a copy of this week’s newsletter, please click here. Back pain doctor comments: Many patients do some self-care when they first hurt their lower back, hoping this will keep them out of a doctor’s office. Home remedies sometimes make the pain go away and sometimes they don’t. It depends on what you try. When […]

Dr Beecher’s March 11 Weekly Chiropractic Newsletter

To download Dr. Beecher’s Weekly Newsletter, please click here! WEEKLY HEALTH NEWS UPDATE Week of Monday, March 11th, 2013 Courtesy of Ward Beecher, D.C.  (281) 286-1300   Mental Attitude: The Elderly and Facebook. Elderly adults who learned to use Facebook on a daily basis scored 25% better on tests measuring their cognitive abilities than their […]

Dr Beecher’s May 2012 Monthly Chiropractic Newsletter

To download Dr. Beecher’s Monthly Newsletter, please click here! “Simple kindness to one’s self and all that lives is the most powerful transformational force of all.” ~ Dr. David Hawkins Also in this issue: S. Regulators Probe Painkiller Trials Suspecting “Joint Failure” When Is A Headache Just A Headache & When Is It A Medical […]

A Natural Solution To Back Pain

Houston Back Doctor Comments: Getting your health back after a spine injury can be problematic if you do not approach it holistically. What is meant by holism? In general it is caring for the person as a whole vs. individual parts, and using techniques that assist different bodily systems. It can be treating the mind […]

How to Prevent Low Back Pain

While 80% of us will suffer a severe back pain episode at some point in our lives, most of us at any given time should be more concerned about preventing or aggravating back pain, rather than resolving a set-back. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. There are two […]

“Ice vs Heat”. Which one is right?

Ice vs Heat Which One Is Right? Houston Chiropractor Comments: A common question I get in my clinic is “When do I use heat and when do I use ice?” Unfortunately this question is usually asked after they have already done the wrong one. The patient has usually relied on old information that has been […]

“Conservative” Treatment for Neck and Back Pain- Part 2 – Pain Control

Houston Chiropractor Comments: As a practicing Houston chiropractic orthopedist, I am regularly asked what the difference between me and an orthopedic surgeon is. The simple answer is that I look for a conservative treatment option while the surgeon looks for a surgical treatment option. The term “conservative treatment” is used to describe any treatment option […]

“Conservative” Treatment for Neck and Back Pain – A Chiropractic Perspective. Part 1

Clear Lake City TX Chiropractor Comments: As a practicing chiropractic orthopedist, I am regularly asked what the difference between me and an orthopedic surgeon is. The simple answer is that I look for a conservative treatment option while the surgeon looks for a surgical treatment option. The term “conservative treatment” is used to describe any […]