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Correct Your Posture

Let us Correct Your Posture Today

At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness – your Knoxville chiropractor – we restore your spine to the way nature intended. That means working with you to strengthen the muscles to correct your posture and maintain a good posture. One of the things we have to deal with now in patients with poor postures is knowing that

chiropractic and sinusitis

Chiropractic And Sinusitis

We’ve had a warmer and wetter winter than normal. At Homberg Chiropractic, your Knoxville chiropractor, we’ve treated and helped a number of patients recently who are dealing with sinus issues. Learn more about how chiropractic and sinusitis are related. Because we haven’t had a cold winter, many trees and shrubs are still putting off pollen

flatback syndrome

Flatback Syndrome

At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness – your Knoxville chiropractor – we are seeing more and more cases of Flatback Syndrome. Do you have Flatback Syndrome? I’ve mentioned before that our spines have natural curvatures. Think of it as an S shape. The lumbar (lower) spine has a lordosis or inward curve. The thoracic (middle) spine

Suffering from pain can affect your sleep.

How Does Pain Affect Sleep?

At Homberg Chiropractic and Wellness, your Knoxville chiropractor, we restore the curve in your spine getting you back to your normal routines, allowing you to live a pain-free life. Pain can affect everything you do, from getting out of bed to showering to driving to work and can even affect how you sleep.  How does

Posture and back pain

Posture is a Contributing Factor to Neck and Back Pain

Between 20 and 40 percent of elderly adults experience kyphosis, also known as a curvature of the spine causing a hump-like appearance in the upper back. Causes of the curvature include degenerative changes, compression fractures, muscular weakness and altered biomechanics. Poor posture is also a cause – just 20 minutes of bad posture can cause negative

Pain is our Friend

Pain’s job is to alert us when something is not right. Just as you trust your closest friends to tell you when something is amiss (maybe you have a piece of spinach in your teeth or you have a brake light out on your car), pain is that trusted friend to let us know that

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

Headaches

Headaches

There is a root to every problem. It’s the same with aches and pains in our body, we have them for a reason, there is a root cause. Headaches are no exception. I had a patient come in recently complaining of low back pain, she also casually mentioned that she has frequent headaches. I’ve said

Concussions and Sports

Sidney Crosby & Dr. Ted Carrick

After suffering two significant blows to the head in January 2011, NHL Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins missed the next 11 months of hockey. Post-concussion symptoms can leave a person feeling dizzy, confused, light-headed and unable to tolerate loud noises or bright lights. Some sufferers also experience balance problems, changes to their sleeping patterns,

Football and Chiropractic

Jim McMahon: Football & Chiropractic

Unfortunately, we hear quite often of former professional football players who are suffering memory loss and other health issues related to concussions they suffered during their playing days. Just one of the players we’ve heard about is former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon. McMahon said he was resigned to lifetime of pain and memory loss before

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