Shaw Chiropractic & Sports Injury Center Blog

Schedule with Telehealth!

As of now, our office remains open. However, we are reducing in-office hours at the clinic to reduce exposure for staff and patients. For those that cannot make in-office visits, telehealth appointments are now available. Dr. Shaw and Dr. Donahue are now accepting appointments.

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Balanced Bites! A Healthful Twist on Party Apps for your Virtual Gatherings from HyVee Dietician Ashley Danielson

This holiday season, virtual gatherings are the name of the game. Incorporating delicious and nutritious appetizers while entertaining your virtual guests will reduce mindless munching and add spirit and fun to your party.

Try these tips to improve mindful eating and easily entertain guests:

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3 Common Causes Of Knee Pain

As chiropractors we often see patients with neck and back pain, but knee complaints are another common thing we see in the office. Although the majority of knee complaints are mechanical in nature, it’s important that we test the integrity of the knee to make sure it hasn’t been compromised.

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2 Ways to Get in and Out of Bed for Back Pain

Back pain can make simple tasks like getting in and out of bed challenging. Turning over, twisting, and transitioning to a sitting position can be painful first thing in the morning. This creates hesitancy and fear avoidance with movement and can be due to a couple of different reasons.

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Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Median nerve entrapment is the most common nerve issues.  Symptoms can include numbness, tingling, pain, and weakness and will affect the thumb, index, and middle finger on the palm side. Activities such as computer work, sewing, and playing a musical instrument can all contribute. Other risk factors can include age, obesity, pregnancy, and diabetes.

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Community Health Spotlight

Making a Difference with Ann Riesberg, LMT

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Treatment For Dorsal Scapular Nerve Entrapment

When the cause of a patient’s pain is due to entrapment of the dorsal scapular nerve (DSN), determining where it’s getting trapped will help guide treatment and in giving the proper home exercises. 

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