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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
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In October 2016, a former model died from a stroke, and the media attributed her injury to neck manipulation. Rebuttals to this manipulation/stroke claim were a combination of both offense and defense. An edited version of one such rebuttal is presented here: Earlier this year the British Medical Journal published a study noting that medical […]

The post Neck Manipulation Facts appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a disorder caused by compression of the median nerve that alters the nerve’s function (neuropathy), leading to pain and numbness/tingling (paresthesia) primarily on the palm-side of the wrist and hand. While factors like hormonal changes and repetitive motions are known to increase the risk for CTS, there might be a […]

The post Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Be Hereditary? appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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Cervicogenic headache (CGH) refers to headaches caused by dysfunction in the neck, and experts estimate that 18% of chronic headache patients have cervicogenic headaches. Spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) is a form of treatment most commonly provided by doctors of chiropractic, and several studies have demonstrated that SMT is highly effective for patients suffering musculoskeletal disorders […]

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The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA can reduce the risk for cardiovascular issues and even ease depressive symptoms, but can these healthy fats also help keep our minds sharp as we age? In one study, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine monitored the diets of 260 healthy, cognitively normal older adults […]

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In the past, we’ve written about the use of mechanical traction for patients with neck pain. But what about the low back pain (LBP) patient? Can traction help reduce pain and improve function for this group? Let’s see what the scientific literature has to say about traction for the lower back and whether it has […]

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The hip is a very important region of the body, especially since our upright, weightbearing activities rely on a properly functioning hip joint. With the expansive growth of youth athletic programs, the incidence of hip-related injuries and the associated disability has markedly increased. But is there a difference between young male and young female hip […]

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Experts estimate that whiplash associated disorders (WAD) from motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) affect about 300 for every 100,000 people in the Western each year. Suffice it to say, that’s a lot of people! Crash tests have demonstrated that the risk for whiplash is much greater when the backrest is leaned backward and/or when a headrest […]

The post Whiplash Injury, Severity, and Recovery appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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Chiropractors are primary health care providers. This means that patients who seek chiropractic care do not need a referral from another health care provider. Patients may self-refer themselves for chiropractic assessment and treatment. The large majority (93%) of patients who initially present themselves for chiropractic care do so for the complaints of spinal pain (1). […]

The post Chiropractic and Sagittal Posture appeared first on ChiroTrust.

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
No Headaches

Before seeing Dr. Ben I was experiencing lower back pain and numbness in my right leg all the way into my foot. I also experienced lots of headaches and often suffered with heartburn. Because of my lower back pain I haven’t been able to look for work, I have gained about 20 pounds due to… Read more “No Headaches”

Chiropractic
Reid M.
Have more energy

Since starting chiropractic care I have been able to function at a greater level. I am healthier, have more energy – in turn, a better wife and mom.

Chiropractic
Jennifer O
I was a mess

Before I started Nutrition Response Testing, I was a mess. I had a lot of issues with allergies, energy, and digestion that nobody could explain. The list of symptoms went on and on… I never felt like I could get enough sleep, I never got hungry – I just felt like I would be sick… Read more “I was a mess”

Nutrition Response
Kimberly M
Natural alternative

Chiropractic care allows me a natural alternative to “popping pills”. It also fits beautifully into my healthy lifestyle- and the support and encouragement I get from Dr. Heidi is second to none. Dr. Heidi has literally taken me from “ground zero” with full blown Crohn’s disease and helped me every step of the way into… Read more “Natural alternative”

Chiropractic
Jill S.
I Lost 22 Pounds

I feel better than I have in years! I could go on for hours about the different ways that creating wellness has changed me and my life. In 15 weeks, I have lost 22 pounds and over four inches from my waist and hips. I have decreased my blood pressure and increased my strength. I… Read more “I Lost 22 Pounds”

Weight Loss
Mary
Adjustments have been great!

Adjustments improve my sleeping throughout the night and help with muscle tension on the shoulders and necks! It’s been great coming here for adjustments!

Chiropractic
G Lee Xiong
Lifestyle I’ve always craved

As a registered nurse I see every day the effects of improper nutrition, lack of exercise and poor lifestyle habit can have on a person. I looked in the mirror and saw I have headed there myself. Creating Wellness was like a breath of fresh air. My Wellness Quotient rose almost 30 points, I’ve lost… Read more “Lifestyle I’ve always craved”

Weight Loss
Connie
Acid Reflux

(Regarding her 3 month old son who had) “acid reflux, hiccups, trouble laying on his back, and general digestion problems. It made it hard to put him down to sleep, he cried a lot in the car and wasn’t able to get comfortable.” After 4 adjustments, “He was able to be off Prevacid (acid reflux… Read more “Acid Reflux”

Chiropractic
Traci N.
Thank God for chiropractic care and for a healthy child

Olivia has received chiropractic adjustments since day one in the hospital. She gets checked every week and scanned regularly to find and remove stress from her little system. I believe adamantly that due to regular chiropractic adjustments, good nutrition and low stress at home, she has stayed healthy. She is 4 years old and has… Read more “Thank God for chiropractic care and for a healthy child”

Chiropractic
Olivia’s mom
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