More Than Just Whiplash

Most people are well aware of the whiplash phenomenon that occurs during most car accidents.  This leads to neck pain, headaches, concussions, and many more injuries.  In addition to whiplash, one of the most commonly injured body parts from a car accident is the...

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...

Ball and Socket

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body.  The range-of-motion of the joint is remarkable, but it can come at a cost.  The joint is often injured because people try to make it “go” further than what it is meant to.  As with all joints of the body,...

Check the Source of Shoulder Pain

Many times shoulder pain is caused by a problem in the neck. The problem could be originating in the joints, connective tissue or nerves in the neck. If you have shoulder pain, make sure you have your neck evaluated to make sure the problem isn’t coming from there....

Pain, Pain Go Away!

At the end of the day, do you have an achiness between your shoulder blades? Many people do and it’s usually due to poor posture. The two best things to do to avoid that pain are to get adjusted regularly and correct your posture. Luckily for you, Dr. Todd J. Hartwig...

No Laughing Matter!

Mid-back pain can often be caused by a rib problem.  It is fairly common for the rib to be “out” due to a muscle spasm in the area.  When this happens it can be painful to laugh, cough and to even take a deep breath.  Thankfully, with some soft tissue work...
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