Author Archives for Dr. Michael Beggs
Have you ever seen an older person who seems to carry his head way out in front of his upper torso? If you look at him from the side, the head may appear to be 2 inches or more in front of his body. You may even see a pronounced hump where the back of [...]
Many professional athletes in the United States turn to Chiropractic to help them through the rigors and physical demands of their sport. Players on the men’s professional golf tour have chiropractors available to them at all of their tournaments. Many professional football players get Chiropractic help following rough and tumble games. Now professional baseball organizations [...]
People who suffer from severe dizziness will frequently have the term Meniere’s Disease advanced as one possible cause of their condition. And, when their symptoms also include a ringing sound or whooshing in the ears, pressure build-up in the inner ear and severe nausea with vomiting, the diagnosis of Meniere’s Disease is generally assigned.
Meniere’s Disease [...]
Did you ever wonder how dancers and traveling entertainers are able to perform at a high physical level show after show? Don’t they suffer from things like sore knees, muscle pulls and sore backs? Toss in lots of late nights, brutal travel schedules and constant physical exertion and you have the formula for all sorts [...]
Now there is some actual proof that measurable changes to the body’s nervous system occur as a result of a Chiropractic adjustment.
“By stimulating the nervous system, we can improve the function of the whole body,” said Dr. Heidi Haavik-Taylor. “This is something that chiropractors and their patients have known for years, and now we have [...]
Parents of children with ear problems should be wary of quick recommendations by doctors to insert ear tubes. A new study found that in many cases ear tubes are surgically inserted too soon, thus subjecting children to general anesthesia for a medical procedure that may be unnecessary.
Ear tubes, known medically as tympanostomy tubes, are small [...]
Whiplash is an injury that is common to automobile accidents, but there are many other ways in which this painful blow to the cervical spine can occur. When it does, studies confirm that Chiropractic can provide significant help and long-term healing results.
A whiplash injury occurs when there is an abrupt backward or forward jerking motion [...]
While the medical community is treating Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) with drugs and shaking their head in confusion when someone asks what causes it, the Chiropractic profession has answers and treatment options.
RLS is a painful condition of the legs that often causes annoying sensations that include creeping, crawling, tugging and tingling feelings. The discomfort usually [...]