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Category: Chiropractic

"Does Medicare Cover the Cost of Chiropractic Care"?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on January 24, 2022

Well, the answer is “yes” and “no”. Medicare is one of those subjects that can be very confusing for my office staff and my patients, so let’s discuss Medicare and make things as clear as mud. Medicare will help cover the... Read More

Low Level Laser Therapy for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on January 7, 2022

Are you suffering from pain or discomfort related to diabetic peripheral neuropathy? Have you tried prescription medications and other treatments, but nothing seems to be working? You may be the perfect candidate for low level laser therapy. At Skaggs Chiropractic... Read More

Low Level Laser Therapy Treatment for Dry Sockets

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on December 7, 2021

If you’re suffering from pain associated with a dry socket, you know just how debilitating this condition can be. When it can take up to a full week for your discomfort to begin to abate, your quality of life can... Read More

The 5 Most Dangerous Words in the English Language: "Maybe It Will Go Away"

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on June 14, 2021

The longer you leave back pain untreated, the harder it is to treat and the longer it takes to recover. And no, your back pain won’t just go away. Even if you get a reprieve, it’ll be short lived. Unless... Read More

Chiropractic Care Can Do Far More for Shingles Than the ER

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on May 12, 2021

If you’ve had chicken pox, then you have the shingles virus (Varicella-zoster) lying dormant in nerve tissue surrounding your spine and brain. One in three adults will have the virus reactivate at some point in their life. While not deadly,... Read More

Is It Really a Slipped Disc? Symptoms You Should Know

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on February 26, 2021

Your spine is made up of bony vertebrae with gel-like discs between them. Spinal discs have a tough exterior and a gel-like interior, designed to absorb shock. Sometimes the disc’s outer shell weakens, allowing the jelly-like center (nucleus pulposus) to... Read More

Can You Really 'Pop' a Rib?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on January 29, 2021

Slipping rib syndrome occurs when cartilage on the upper ribs shifts out of place. It can result in rib pain, a stabbing sensation in the in the upper back and sometimes around to the front imitating a heart attack a... Read More

Sciatica Treatment with Chiropractic

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on December 30, 2020

If you’ve been diagnosed with sciatica, you aren’t alone. An estimated  40% of American adults experience this painful condition at least once in their lives. Chiropractors offer effective sciatica treatments that can alleviate your discomfort. Sciatica is caused by compression of... Read More

Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy a Good Remedy for Stress and Anxiety?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on November 30, 2020

Life is, unfortunately, full of stress.  At times, you might be able to implement stress-relieving activities to lower your emotional response.  However, you may find that, despite your best efforts, you still feel anxious. Thankfully, you can find relief through hyperbaric oxygen... Read More

Should You Crack Your Own Neck or Seek Chiropractic Care in Joplin?

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on October 29, 2020

When you were a kid, were you ever told: “Stop cracking your knuckles! It’s bad for you.” If you were like most kids, you probably kept popping, eventually graduating to your neck and back. Do you still use this technique to get... Read More

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