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Welcome to Oak Springs Chiropractic & Wellness

Back and Neck Pain Relief Care – Walk-ins Welcome

We are a full-service clinic specializing in identifying the cause of your pain and providing treatment solutions custom to your personal needs. We meet you where you are at and work diligently to provide pain relief, spine stabilization, preventive care, and wellness options if needed.

Our doctors are trained with a combined 49 years of experience in treating numerous conditions such as neck pain, low back pain, headaches, migraines, hip, and joint dysfunctions, pediatric conditions (colic, ear infections, digestive complaints), sports injuries, scoliosis, injuries from motor vehicles and work, and more.

We take pride in our work and will always treat you with respect and care. Our goal is to identify your issue(s), expertly diagnose and put together a plan that gets you the fastest results with the least amount of money and resources spent.

We also take pride in offering wellness options for those that are looking to prevent the return of conditions, to live a healthier life, to lose weight the right way, to get fit and to get their lives back.

Your body is designed to heal itself
“We remove the stress so it can”
“To see if chiro can help with your concern, call our friendly staff to schedule a consultation today!”

(651) 739-2500

Health News
- ChiroTrust

Several studies have found that a treatment approach that combines specific exercises with spinal manipulation, mobilization, and nutrition is often ideal for reducing pain and improving function in patients with low back pain. But how does your doctor of chiropractic know which low back exercises to recommend and which to avoid? The answer: it depends. […]

The post Low Back Pain and Directional Preference for Exercises appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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When people suspect they have carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), it’s typical that their first thought is that their condition will require surgery and a lengthy recovery. While surgery may be warranted in emergency situations, treatment guidelines encourage patients to seek non-surgical options first. So how do non-surgical approaches like manual therapy interventions —provided in a […]

The post Manual Therapy vs. Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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While the anatomy of the shoulder allows for a wide range of motion and movement, it comes at the cost of a less stable joint, especially for those who routinely perform activities that require lifting the arms. This is likely why shoulder pain is one of the leading reasons patients seek chiropractic care, trailing behind […]

The post Non-Surgical Care for Rotator Cuff Tears appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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A myofascial trigger point (TP) is a hyper-irritable area in skeletal muscle that is commonly detected by palpating (feeling with the fingers). Although more sophisticated ways exist for locating TPs—ultrasound, microdialysis, electromyography, infrared thermography, and MRI—palpation remains the most utilized due to its simplicity, efficiency, and low cost. For patients with migraine and tension-type headaches, […]

The post Myofascial Trigger Points and Headaches appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) describes a constellation of symptoms that can arise following a motor vehicle collision (MVC), sports collision, or slip and fall. The typical initial treatment approach for WAD is non-surgical care, but what does the research say is the best non-surgical approach? To start, most (if not all) studies on WAD center […]

The post Chiropractic Care for Whiplash Injuries appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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The American Sleep Association reports that 50-70 million adults in the United States (US) have a sleep disorder. Poor sleep is associated with several adverse health outcomes, including an elevated risk for musculoskeletal pain. Though the exact mechanisms are not fully understood, the current research suggests the relationship between musculoskeletal pain and sleep disturbance is […]

The post Sleep and Chiropractic Care appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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The Management of Spine Pain Syndromes Through the Understanding and Treatment of the Spine as a Single Functioning Unit It is convenient to divide and discuss the human spinal column into four regions: Cervical spine (neck) Thoracic spine (middle back) Lumbar spine (low back) Pelvis (the base of the spinal column) Although this classification is […]

The post The Biomechanics of the Spine in the Treatment of Spine Pain Syndromes appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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In biomechanics, there is a rule that notes that the regions of the body that have the greatest mobility have the least stability; and reduced stability is coupled with greater injury and stress risk. Joints that have multiple planes of motion are particularly prone to increased stress and injury risk. The jaw not only open […]

The post Temporomandibular Joint Disorders, the Cervical Spine, and Spinal Manipulation appeared first on ChiroTrust.

I couldn’t sleep well

“I’ve used chiropractic care at various points in my life to keep my body working through various high impact sports, such as wrestling, bull riding, and football. I had lower back pain that was stopping me from being able to fulfill work tasks. The pain was stopping me from sleeping and I couldn’t sit or… Read more “I couldn’t sleep well”

Chiropractic
Rob G.
Amazing Dr. Heidi

A few years back, I fell at work, not really thinking I was injured, a few months later the pain and muscle spasms, a lot of pain, created a lip on the left leg. Went to a different Dr. some relief, but the pain continued and sometimes got worse, my daughter made a recommendation… So… Read more “Amazing Dr. Heidi”

Chiropractic
Jeff Olson
Shenyns Story

I’m Shenyn Gale, a sophomore at Stillwater Area High School, I have been a competitive swimmer for 5 years on a team called SEMS along with the Stillwater varsity swim and dive team. My story starts in February 2014 when I was playing basketball in my gym class where I was struck in the back… Read more “Shenyns Story”

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Shenyn
I also sleep much better

When I started, my wellness quotient was 68, when I ended it was 111. I lost 21 pounds, my blood pressure went down, my lung capacity went way up, all of my strength numbers went up by hundreds of pounds. I also sleep much better and have been able to ride my bike over 1,500… Read more “I also sleep much better”

Weight Loss
Brian
Power of chiropractic care

Thank you so much for all your help during my pregnancy. You really opened my eyes to the power of chiropractic care! And, as this was my first time using it, I was completely in awe. When I first came to you, I was in my third trimester and suffering with horrible lower back pain… Read more “Power of chiropractic care”

Chiropractic
Cara
My life has completely changed

I went the (medical) doctor for my headaches. They did CT scans, a spinal tap, I even went to an ear, nose and throat doctor thinking it might be my sinuses. Everything came back normal. They put me on medicine for my migraines. The medicine would usually take the pain away but I knew I… Read more “My life has completely changed”

Chiropractic
Jennifer S.
I feel better than I have in a long time

I feel better than I have in a long time. Being new to chiropractic care, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Honestly, in just 3 months I have a better understanding of what I can expect and how my life can improve. It’s so much more than chiropractic care (as I used to know it).… Read more “I feel better than I have in a long time”

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Cheryl C.
I look forward to my adjustments

I feel so energetic after I am adjusted. I feel like I can stretch more and I do not hurt after. I was getting very bad headaches, now I don’t. I feel like I can jump higher and am more agile. I look forward to my adjustments.

Chiropractic
Brandon S (11 years old)
How Do You Spell Relief?

It didn’t take much, after shoveling some snow, that I felt a spasm in my back and headed back inside. The first thing I did was make a call to the chiropractor my husband goes to: Dr. Andy. I had a hard time moving around, bending, sitting for periods of time, but after my first… Read more “How Do You Spell Relief?”

Chiropractic
Debra N
A Whole New Understanding of Food

I was having issues with stress and sleeping. Dr. Heidi suggested I try a liver detox to try to cleanse my body. I started in January for a 3-week program. The toughest part was not eating meat for 2 weeks, but I learned a lot of new recipes. During the process, I was able to… Read more “A Whole New Understanding of Food”

Detoxification
Shawn B
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