Recent Blog Posts

 

Occipital Neuralgia - Overview & Conservative Treatments

As an occasional sufferer of occipital neuralgia, I can speak intimately on how this condition presents, and what treatments have been effective for me in managing attacks. Being a chiropractor in our Beaverton clinic, I favor non-pharmacological therapies, including self-myofascial release, acupuncture, and chiropractic manipulation. 

Occipital neuralgia is a medical condition characterized by chronic pain in the upper neck, back of the head and behind the eyes. These areas correspond to the locations of the lesser and greater occipital nerves. Wrapped around the greater occipital nerve is the occipital artery, which can contribute to the neuralgia. The condition is also sometimes characterized by diminished sensation in the affected area.

Continue reading
  98 Hits
98 Hits

Plank Progressions

In this blog, Dr. Meisenhelder of Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Beaverton, Oregon, demonstrates a variety of front plank progressions - beginner to advanced.

Continue reading
  612 Hits
612 Hits

Kinesio Tape For Pregnancy

Pregnancy, particularly the later stages, puts significant stress on the body, with back pain being a common complaint. The video below demonstrates a wonderful kinesio tape (KT Tape/RockTape) application that provides support to the growing abdomen, taking stress off the back and helping to manage pain. 

Continue reading
  507 Hits
507 Hits

Scoliosis Stretch

Today Dr. Meisenhelder with Back In Motion Chiropractic & Sports Rehab in Beaverton, Oregon, demonstrates how to stretch the lateral line using a swiss ball.

Continue reading
  435 Hits
435 Hits