Whiplash and Then Some!

The staff at Marcum Chiropractic has extensive experience treating people injured in automobile accidents.  Some of the most common complaints following a wreck are neck pain, back pain and headaches.  In addition to these, other symptoms may occur including...

The Spine and More!

We received a phone call yesterday from a person asking whether we adjust knees.  We told him, “absolutely!”  Chiropractic adjustments are not limited to the neck and back.  In fact, Dr. Hartwig will treat any joint that needs it.  The adjustments may be a...

Summer Begins!

Memorial Day weekend will soon be upon us and with it Summer!  We are all happy to see the warmer temperatures and sunshine here in the Pacific Northwest.  The nice weather brings with it some dangers that differ from those in the wetter times of year.  Two of the...

Nervous? No Need To Be!

Nervous?  Anxious?  Worried? We have the solution for you!  Sierra Abate, LAc, is the wonderfully knowledgeable and talented acupuncturist at Marcum Chiropractic.  She has had tremendous success helping people deal with anxiety, depression and nervousness.  Her...

Simple Trick to Look and Feel Better

Poor posture is the underlying cause of many aches and pains that bring people into Marcum Chiropractic.  The leading culprit in the causes of poor posture is the amount of sitting that most of us do on a regular basis.  Most of us spend significant portions of our...

Warm-up with the Warm Weather

The people of Portland are rejoicing- Spring has arrived!  The clouds have parted, the sun is shining and the thermometer has reached 80 degrees.  With these changes comes a lot of gardening, yard work and new sports/activities.  Most injuries happen around the house...

Get Back In The Game!

All athletes suffer injuries at some point.  The worst thing you can do is just “rub some dirt on it.”  When you are injured, get treatment as soon as possible.  Marcum Chiropractic’s Dr. Todd Hartwig is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician who...

Knot in Your Back?

Following a violent sneeze or cough people often complain about pain under one or both of their shoulder blades.  The pain is usually due to dysfunction of where the rib meets the spine.  When the rib “pops out of joint” the surrounding muscles go into...

Less is More!

Using ice/cold packs to treat an injury can have very positive results.  The decreases in inflammation, swelling and pain can be very rapid and significant.  The most important thing to keep in mind when using any type of cold pack is to limit the use to no more than...

Spring Has Sprung!

Now that the weather has finally acted like Spring many people are spending significant time gardening and doing yard work.  While these are excellent healthy activities, be sure to take care in how you do them!  A very common way in which people hurt their back this...