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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


Have Neck Pain? Limit Your Exposure and See a Chiropractor First

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on September 14, 2020

Neck pain can range from mild to debilitating. Pain and stiffness can make it difficult to move your head, concentrate, or sleep. While neck pain is common, there are several causes, and, in some cases, it can be a symptom... Read More


Have Back Pain? Limit Your Exposure and See a Chiropractor First

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on August 14, 2020

Back pain has become the single leading cause of disability in the world. In American alone, approximately 31 million people experience lower back pain at any given time, and up to 80 percent of the world’s population will experience back... Read More


Don't Trust Everyone: How to Find the Best Auto Injury Attorney

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on June 10, 2020

Researching and vetting auto injury attorneys is the last thing anyone wants to have to do after being injured in a motor vehicle accident.  Unfortunately, roughly some 50 thousand people are inured each year in accidents in Missouri. If you are... Read More


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