Why is Chiro Important in the Summer?

Tis the season for traveling, swimming, playing sports, camping, and more. Chiropractic offers us many ways to enjoy all of these activities pain free. Traveling by car, plane, boat, train, or whatever often involve sitting for long periods of time. These episodes cause back pain, stiff necks and overall soreness. Chiropractic before traveling can help …

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Who has Dad’s back? We do!

Fathers are providers who are seldom heard complaining about ailments or aches and pains. Dads typically “tough it out” while carrying the weight of the world on their shoulders. I have heard my mother describe my father many times as his “own worst enemy” because he never knows when to stop. Whether he is pushing …

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Headshot of Brian a patient at Murfreesboro Chiropractor Stones River Chiropractic

Brian’s Story

Brian has been a steadfast patient in our practice since his first appointment. His story is very uplifting and just another affirmation of why what we do is important, rewarding, and in some cases, life changing. Read, in Brian’s words, how Dr. James Dawes has changed his life in more ways than one: I decided …

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Who Needs Chiropractic Anyways?

We all know the OBVIOUS reason to see a chiropractor…PAIN.  Our office sees so many cases of neck pain, headaches, low & mid back issues, and then some. But did you know there are other reasons that adjustments are good for maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Increasing range of motion and correcting poor posture are great …

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3 Tips when Buying Shoes

The feet are a very important part of posture. So, I’m going to discuss shoes and some of the things that you should be looking for when you purchase them. There are 3 common rules when I’m buying shoes for walking, working, or just shoes in general: Shoes shouldn’t bend in the middle. For example, when a …

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Retracing

 Think back to when you started your chiropractic journey. Go on, I’ll wait… Did you respond well to treatment, but your original symptoms reappeared? Or Did you experience feelings of lightness or happiness or randomly began crying? How about, maybe after an adjustment you might have developed a rash or been a little sick to your …

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Low Back Pain & Chiropractic

Low back pain is the number one reason for missed work worldwide. In fact, Americans spend 50 billion dollars a year dealing with low back pain AND it’s reported that 80% of the population will deal with low back pain at some time in their life. So what is it?  The low back is made …

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Cupping

So I began working out the other day to start getting back in shape. I found that my leg and calf muscles weren’t keeping up with me. So, I ended up with some severe calf cramps, which were kind of ruining my workout. It was annoying, even hard to walk around. I’d been stretching and …

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