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Category: Chiropractic


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


Now Offering In-Office Digital X-Rays in Joplin

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on April 6, 2020

Skaggs Chiropractic is now happy to offer in-office digital x-rays in Joplin.  X-rays are important for piecing together a comprehensive understanding of any skeletal misalignments, chronic conditions, or injuries.  When you book an appointment at Skaggs Chiropractic, you can complete any necessary... Read More


Need Headache Treatment from Holiday Stress? Try These 5 Tips

Written By Skaggs Chiropractic on March 5, 2020

Holidays and stress go hand in hand. 69% of people report feeling stressed during the holidays citing a lack of time while another 69% blame finances for their seasonal stress.  Headaches and stress create a vicious cycle. It’s hard to figure out... Read More


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