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  • Is the lousy weather in San Francisco today making your joints hurt more? Your grandmother told you that she can predict the weather based on how her joints flare-up, even days before a storm. For years doctors dismissed this as superstition. An old wives’ tale. A relic of folk remedy past. But [...]

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    Allergies and Back Pain

    Allergies and back pain connection There is no scientific evidence that links seasonal allergies to back pain, meaning that if you have allergies you will not necessarily have back pain and vice versa. But it doesn't mean that back pain can't result from all that sneezing, coughing, sinus [...]

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    Let's talk about inflammation and pain: are they Good or Bad? Many people think that inflammation and pain are bad things. Well, sometimes they are and sometimes they aren't. First, let's look at inflammation.  Acute Inflammation - Good The acute inflammatory process is what helps heal [...]

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    A common question I get from patients is, “Why should I go to a chiropractor when I have no pain or symptoms?” In other words, “Why should I get adjusted all the time?” To answer this question, we must target the root of the query by discussing what the benefits of chiropractic care are [...]

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