Main Street Chiropractic and Wellness Center Blog

Do Your Muscles Feel Hard As A Rock?

I had this question today from a patient. I wanted to make sure that I answered this for everyone, too, because it’s not something that I feel like gets asked a lot. We all know what muscle spasms are. We all know what muscle tension is, and we all know what knots can feel like,…

What Are The Stages of Spinal Degeneration?

Let’s talk about spinal degeneration. We’re looking for a slight curve of the spine. We want that because what we don’t want to go to phase one. In phase one we’ve completely lost that curve. The neck is straight. It changes the biomechanics movement patterns and the way that these vertebrae hold the weight of…

What Do You Do If You’re In Pain?

Okay, so I get this a lot. “What am I supposed to do?” I started getting pain. I woke up the other day, I had pain, or I did something I didn’t think was a major injury, but now I’ve got this sciatica. I’ve got this back pain, and it’s been here for a week…

Can Your Movements Show If You’re In Pain?

In my office, we’ve got this nice big window that is right over Main Street. Now, the important reason is that not only do we get some cars going through, but we get lots of people that walk. This is what’s interesting: If you spend a lot of time watching people walk, you can almost…

What Is Canal Stenosis

Canal stenosis is something that can be a very big deal, not right away, but maybe after an injury. That’s what I want to go over today, we’re going to talk about what it is, but I’m also going to show it to you, too. This is a low back, the low back is just…

How Do You Know Your Pain Is Real?

A thing I get asked a lot of times by people, especially online, or call at the office and ask me questions is, how do I know when it’s real? How do I know that my back pain is something that’s serious or that’s just going to go away? How do I know know that…