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Dr Megan Touron

Welcome Dr. Touron

After searching for over 2 years I finally found an additional Doctor to serve you at Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness. Dr. Megan Touron is committed to helping those in the community achieve improved health and wellness. She is regularly educating her patients on how to improve posture, avoid injury at home or in the workplace,

tennis elbow

What is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow is the common name given to pain originating on the outside or lateral side of the elbow. This condition arises from an irritation or inflammation of the tendons of one or several forearm muscles at their attachment to the bony protuberance close to the elbow joint, known as the lateral epicondyle. Therefore the

Hip pain

What’s Causing Your Hip Pain?

Our hips serve a number of functions for our body; they keep us upright, allow us to bear weight, walk smoothly, run, jump, kick, and play. Because the hips are engaged in nearly every way we move, pain in this area can be an inconvenience for patients. Although hip pain is frequently the result of

Understanding your Spine

Understanding Your Spine

To better understand care at our office, you must understand the role of the nervous system in the injury and disease processes. The human brain communicates through a vast network of nerves connecting different systems of the body. When not connected directly by a nerve, the brain still talks to a particular system by producing

spinal stenosis

What is Spinal Stenosis?

Many of you have heard the term spinal stenosis; but what does it mean? Stenosis is a medical term used to describe a condition where a normal-sized opening becomes narrow. Spinal stenosis may affect the cervical (neck), thoracic (chest), or lumbar (lower back) spines. Think about a water pipe. Over time, rust and debris builds

couple walking

It’s as Easy as Putting One Foot in Front of the Other

Did you know that walking for just one minute can extend your life by one and a half to two minutes? That’s according to the American College of Sports Medicine. Got 20 to 25 minutes a week? You can extend your life by years. You can even cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s by half.

Opioid abuse, pain management

Seek Chiropractic Treatment before a Prescription

If you read or watch any news these days, chances are you hear a story on prescription opioid abuse or overdoses. Unfortunately, it has become an epidemic in this country and no one is immune. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as one in four patients who receive prescription

Healthy spine

Keep Your Spine in Shape

Your spine is the backbone of your entire body – literally and figuratively. That means poor spine health can negatively impact you from head to toe. How can you keep your spine in shape? Let’s learn more about this critical anatomical structure and take a look at some of the simple strategies you can use

chiropractic for children

Can Chiropractic Help Your Child?

I’m often asked if children can receive chiropractic adjustments. Every patient, adult or child, is different, but the immediate answer to that question is yes, children can and often do receive chiropractic adjustments. From the time they are born, children suffer all sorts of “trauma” – from being pulled out of their mother’s womb to

scoliosis

Understanding Scoliosis: What Is It?

For most of us, our first association with scoliosis was in gym class at school. You had to bend over at the waist and a school nurse would run their fingers up and down your spine to see if there was a curvature. Hopefully, if they felt something off, you were referred to a doctor.

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