Foot Pain Got You Down?

Foot pain… If there is one thing that can affect your quality life it is experiencing foot and heel pain on a daily basis. The most common reason for foot pain is a condition called plantar fasciitis, typically characterized by excruciating heel pain that is worse in the morning when you first get out of…

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Who Cares About Scoliosis?

Scoliosis, is a curvature of the spine that may get worse over time but can be corrected if caught early in life. As a chiropractic office we tend to concentrate on scoliosis with kids but if you have it as a child you are going to have it as an adult. It seems to be one of…

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How You Know You Have Carpal Tunnel

Let’s talk about a common condition called carpal tunnel syndrome.  Most people think this condition has an easy diagnosis; however it is one of the most common misdiagnosed conditions we see in our office. The majority of people who suffer from wrist pain or numbness and tingling in the fingers think that they have carpal…

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Feeling VS Function: What You Need to Know!

I am Dr Clayton Roach and I want to talk to you about one of the most important things you should know about your health and the health of everyone around you. To me chiropractic is a way of life and one of the questions I ask people is what is your most important asset…

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Vitamin D and the Spine

Vitamin D is one of the important nutrients necessary to maintain optimal health. Many people associate the generation of this specific vitamin in the body with sunlight, as time spent in the sun helps to replenish vitamin D. However, what many people may not correlate is the relationship between vitamin D and bone health. This…

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How Old is Chiropractic?

The history of modern chiropractic dates back to the 1800s; September 1895 to be exact. This is when the first treatment of what we consider modern chiropractic, was performed by Daniel David Palmer. The Iowa doctor, who was studying the nervous system, performed an adjustment on a janitor, Harvey Lillard, who was partially deaf. Shortly…

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Chiropractors Aren’t Real Doctors and More Myths

What myths surround chiropractic care and create that hesitancy for potential patients to see a chiropractor? There are three more very frequent questions or ideas about chiropractic care that the general population does not have the answer to and would benefit from the true answer. Knowledge is power and usually if someone hasn’t committed fully…

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Avoid, Prevent and Treat Disc Herniation

So, you or someone you know has a herniated disc. What now? What exactly is a herniated disc? Why did it happen? A disc herniation can also be called a slipped disc and there are two main reasons why a disc bulges and herniates, the first one is repetitive stress.  Take a look at the…

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Does Chiropractic Hurt?

If you are a chiropractic patient it is not uncommon to be asked questions by friends and family who are curious or nervous about chiropractic. “Does the cracking bother you?” “Does it hurt?” These are two of the most common questions and it is important to ask questions. Know the facts, especially when it comes…

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Do You Have A Dowager’s Hump?

Most of us have been told to sit up straight and stop slouching not really knowing why, other than it was more aesthetically pleasing to see someone sit up straight and look confident.  So, why is posture important? What effect does our posture have on our health? At Roach Chiropractic Centre posture is one of…

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