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How to Relieve Headaches and Neck Strain from Holiday Stress

Written By Smith Chiropractic on January 17, 2022

The holidays are a great time of year to spend with family and friends, but for many, they are also a source of stress. It’s no surprise that headaches and neck strain are common during the holiday season. A combination... Read More


Laser Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy

Written By Smith Chiropractic on November 7, 2021

The term "neuropathy" refers to nerve injury. It can result from a number of different medical problems, but diabetes is the most common cause. Neuropathy arises as a result of impaired blood circulation, which reduces the delivery of nutrients and... Read More


What Can Be Done for Bulging or Herniated Discs with the McKenzie Method?

Written By Smith Chiropractic on October 7, 2021

The McKenzie method (also known as mechanical diagnosis and therapy, or MDT) is a way of diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal problems in the spine and extremities. It was first created in 1981 by Robin McKenzie (1931–2013), a physical therapist from... Read More


Why You Should be Seen by a Chiropractor after an Auto Accident

Written By Smith Chiropractic on September 7, 2021

Unfortunately, auto accidents are a common occurrence in Colorado and often result in injuries for those involved. If you have been in a car crash, the impact you experienced has the potential to negatively affect your body. One of the... Read More


5 Huge Health Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

Written By Smith Chiropractic on July 21, 2021

Studies show that massage benefits people of all ages, both manual therapy and deep tissue. As for deciding between the two, it all depends on what your body needs at the moment. Dr. Ammon Jacobson of Smith Chiropractic in Colorado Springs... Read More


Chiropractic Care for Headaches Backed By Research

Written By Smith Chiropractic on June 21, 2021

Headaches happen because of pressure, specifically on nerves, blood vessels and muscles. This pressure causes swelling, tightness or other forms of aggravation that translate into a headache. Pressure can be triggered by stress, lack of sleep, poor posture, vision issues,... Read More


How Chiropractors Accurately Diagnose the Cause of Your Sciatica

Written By Smith Chiropractic on May 21, 2021

In order to effectively treat sciatica, not only does the diagnosis have to be accurate, your doctor needs to identify what part of your body is triggering it. There are many causes, all of them compressing nerves one way or... Read More


Take Advantage of the McKenzie Method at Smith Chiropractic in Colorado Springs

Written By Smith Chiropractic on April 8, 2021

The McKenzie Method is designed to assess and treat extremity and spinal pain. Developed over 30 years ago by Robin McKenzie, a New Zealand Physiotherapist, this method is now used around the globe and has a ton of research backing... Read More


Symptoms of Common Car Accident Injuries

Written By Smith Chiropractic on March 8, 2021

A car crash is a traumatic experience, physically and mentally. If you’ve been in a collision, you should always see a medical professional. Injuries like whiplash can take hours to show signs and may result in chronic pain if not... Read More


7 Signs You May Have Whiplash & Why to Visit a Chiropractor After an Auto Accident

Written By Smith Chiropractic on February 8, 2021

Whiplash is the result of an abrupt back and forth jerking motion. This sudden movement can cause tears to the muscles and tendons in your neck, triggering pain and discomfort. The most common cause of whiplash is being in an auto... Read More


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