Common Questions

Why We Should Foam Roll Everyday

By: Dr. Peter Chiang DC, CCSP

To understand why we need to foam roll everyday, we need to understand the myofascial system that is affected by foam rolling, or other “releasing” techniques.

The myofascial system is made up of Myo = muscle, and Fascia = bandage or “girdle”. Fascia is a connective tissue just below the skin

By |May 20th, 2014|Athletic Conditions, Common Questions, Our Blog|Comments Off on Why We Should Foam Roll Everyday

How to Help Turn A Breech Baby Naturally

by Melissa Diaz, DC
You have just returned from your appointment with your obstetrician or midwife and have been told that your baby is in a breech position. What does this mean? By eight months, most babies turn heads down on their own to ready themselves for the upcoming birth. A breech presentation means that the

By |April 21st, 2014|Common Questions, Our Blog|Comments Off on How to Help Turn A Breech Baby Naturally

Cold Weather and Joint Pain

by Melissa Diaz, DC

Winter weather plays a major role in the way that our body moves and interacts with the world around us. The drop in temperature and changes in barometric pressure tend to cause uncomfortable pressure in the weight bearing joints, making them feel stiff and achy. Most common areas of pain include the

By |January 24th, 2013|Chiropractic and Health Musings, Common Questions, Our Blog|Comments Off on Cold Weather and Joint Pain

Chiropractic Care: A Not So Scary Experience

by Dr. Melissa Diaz, DC
Many times one of the first comments a new patient will make when coming into my office is “I am a little scared to be here”. Honestly, I cannot say that I blame them! There is a lot of misinformation and assumptions that people make when it comes to chiropractic care.

By |October 8th, 2012|Chiropractic and Health Musings, Common Questions, Our Blog|Comments Off on Chiropractic Care: A Not So Scary Experience