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Ask the Dr : Massage or Chiropractor?

Ask the Dr. Once a quarter, we ask our Dr. to answer some of the most common questions we hear. Have a question you would like answered? Email us! Question: I’m in pain, should I get a massage or see my chiropractor? Dr. Anthony:  It can be difficult to decide whether pain requires a trip to a physician or just a good massage.  Last week, after telling a new patient to “maintain” with …Read More

Ask the Dr : Headaches & Chiropractors

Ask the Dr. Once a quarter, we ask our Dr. to answer some of the most common questions we hear. Have a question you would like answered? Email us! Question: How can Chiropractic care help headaches? Dr. Anthony: Think there’s just ‘regular’ headaches or ‘migraine’ headaches? Think again!  We can feel our head aching, pounding, throbbing, or stabbing from multiple causes: Tension headaches Migraine headaches Hypoglycemic headaches Menstrual (hormone) headaches Cluster headaches Sinus headaches …Read More

Empowering you BEYOND back pain- Finale

Back Pain Solved!  Have you reached your hope of pain free movement?  How are those motions coming along?  Were you able to find ‘neutral’ in Cat-Camel?  Have you achieved perfect stability with Birddog?  Are you flying through the air with perfect extension thanks to your 60 seconds of endurance of Superman?  Fantastic.  You’re now ready for the wide world of exercise and activity.  If you’re not yet out of pain, or …Read More

Empowering you BEYOND back pain- part 3

I want to reinforce two points: 1) back pain is extremely common & 2) most current medical approaches are failing to address our back pain cost effectively or for long term relief.  Have you been having conversations about how often back pain is viewed as a catastrophe?  Have you pondered how frequently you’ve pursued power (strength) and mobility (flexibility) before stability and control? Once we’ve built stability, mobility, and power, we must also include endurance, because most muscle …Read More

Empowering you BEYOND Back Pain- part 2

Back pain continues to be a major failure for our medical system–costing over $100 Billion dollars per year on health care.  I would highlight two reasons: 1) we have focused on structure as a sole cause; 2) we have sought expertise of the few, instead of common sense of the many.  We continue our series on back pain with this second post: encouragement to properly order your recovery plan.   After a back injury, you …Read More

Empowering you BEYOND back pain

How often have you been told a “strong back” and “stable core” will lessen your pain or remove it all together?  Have you tried suggestions from a magazine or been given a sheet of exercises from a doctor?  At Tri-Synergy, our ethos focuses to educate, treat, and empower our patients. With this post, we begin a 4-part series well beyond “removing back pain” but rather how to move from back …Read More

Chiropractic Care for Babies

Chiropractic Care for Babies. Our 2nd son is already 2 months old, and as I experience being a new parent again, I recognize the anxiety bundled with our new gift.  One question new parents ask me is ‘Does my child need to be treated by a Chiropractor?’  Like most intelligent questions, the answer depends on many factors. Does every child need to be treated by a chiropractor after the ‘trauma’ …Read More

What is A.R.T?

Ask the Dr. Once a month, we ask our Dr. to answer some of the most common questions we hear. Have a question you would like answered? Email us! Question: In addition to traditional chiropractic treatments, what are the other treatments that you use to care for patients? Dr. Anthony:  The most frequent tool that I use to care for my patients is manual therapy–using gentle touch to shift and change muscles, ligaments, …Read More

Ask the Dr.- June 2013

Ask the Dr. Once a month, we ask our Dr. to answer some of the most common questions we hear. Have a question you would like answered? Email us! Question: What is going on when a person’s back cracks and what is an adjustment? Dr. Anthony- “A very normal question.  Most chiropractors use adjusting as the ‘one tool’ or the most common technique for treatment. When a chiropractor adjusts a patient …Read More

Sleep & Rest

Sleep: Is it possible to get more rest? I appreciate the positive feedback about our recent blog (if you missed it, click here) and wanted to follow up on tools you can use to improve your sleep.  I heard from patients this week that “I want to sleep more, but how do I get more rest?” As we prepare for great rest, we want to look at the three focus points for Sleep Hygiene: (1) Diet, (2) Environment, …Read More