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Pregnancy

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Pregnancy

A woman’s center of gravity is shifted to the front of her pelvis during pregnancy. This causes stress on pelvic joints and the lower back. As the baby grows inside, this added weight causes curvature to the lower back and places stress on fragile facet joints. This also brings out or worsens any pain that…

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Yoga

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Yoga

Yoga possesses a variety of different styles that address numerous health and fitness needs for different lifestyles. Increased flexibility, strength, endurance and balance are all benefits from practicing yoga that will help both athletes and less active people add a larger variety of movement to themselves throughout the day. Yoga promotes regular exercise and unprocessed…

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Asthma

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Asthma is often caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system and/or respiratory system. which both depend on normal communication between the brain and spinal chord. With this information, it becomes apparent that if thence is misaligned it could be causing an imbalance in the function of the nervous system. Misalignment could occur through various traumas…

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Bedwetting

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Not all of the causes of bedwetting are fully understood. It is most common in children under four years old. Some children have underdeveloped bladders for their age and have trouble recognizing that tier bladder is full. If a child hasn’t wet the bed for a long period of time then suddenly starts wetting again,…

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Colic

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Colic is characterized by an unusual amount of crying in infants, usually defined as episodes of crying that last more than three hours a day more than three days a week for a duration of three weeks, Colic usually occurs between the 3rd and 6th weeks after birth and typically resolves by the time the…

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Ear infections

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Ear infections can become a chronic problem for many children. They are commonly caused by bacterial or viral infections after an illness such as a cold. Repeated chronic ear infections can lead to hearing damage and well as problems with speech and development. Ear infections commonly occur when the lymph system in the neck experiences…

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Frozen Shoulder

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Frozen shoulder affects 2-3% of the population. While it can occur anytime from childhood to adulthood, it is most common in people 40 – 70 years of age. Women get it more commonly than men. The main indicator of frozen shoulder is joint pain and decreased mobility. The shoulder joint is a ‘ball and socket’…

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Pinched Nerve

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Pinched nerve is somewhat of an all encompassing phrase that refers to everything from subluxations to carpal tunnel syndrome. Much of the time, pinched nerve actually refers to irritated for enflamed nerves that are not in their proper position and therefore not moving properly. When the nerve is actually pinched, in cases such as in…

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Plantar Fasciitis

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Heel pain is commonly a result of plantar fasciitis. It occurs when the thick band that connects toes to the heel bone, called the plantar fascia, becomes inflamed across the bottom of the foot. It is a common symptom in runners, overweight people, pregnant women, and people who wear shows with inadequate support. It is…

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PMS

By Dr. Homer Wall DC / June 8, 2022 /

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) occurs in women during the days before their monthly period. it is characterized by mood swings, food cravings, irritability, headaches, swollen abdomen, and/or depression. The severity of the symptoms can range greatly and last anywhere from a couple days to a few weeks. An estimated three out of every four menstruating women…

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