Blog Of Portland Chiropractor Dr. Todd Hartwig

Spidey-Sense?

Tingling in your hands or feet isn’t due to a radioactive spider bite – sorry, Marvel fans. Instead, it’s usually a sign something is wrong with one or more nerves in your body. It can be caused by a systemic issue such as diabetes. It can also be...

Enough is Enough!

Working from home (WFH) is great in many ways; more family time, less commuting, less pollution, etc.  However, one of the biggest challenges that’s come out of the whole WFH culture shift is making sure your workstation is set up properly.  Poor ergonomics or...

Words Of Wisdom

“The doctor of the future will give no medication but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of disease”—Thomas A. Edison This quote, by one of the world’s greatest minds, is exactly what Marcum...

Say Goodbye to Pain

Sitting too much and excessive computer use often leads to mid-back pain between the shoulder blades. Three simple things to avoid this include: Change your position- don’t stay in the same position for more than 20 minutes. Get adjusted regularly- frequency...

Five Senses

Concussions, also known as mild traumatic brain injuries, are very common due to an auto accident. Not as common, but quite serious, are injuries to the cranial nerves.  These are the nerves that innervate our eyes, ears, nose, face, etc.  If you have problems with...

H 2 O

Perhaps you’ve noticed that it’s a little warm today… One word: Hydrate!  Water consumption is always a key component of a healthy lifestyle, but it becomes a critical need when temperatures are 110+! Stay in the shade if you must be outdoors and...

Only You!

It is HOT!  Please be sure to drink a lot of water, use sunscreen, and be extra careful with everything that could start a fire. The PNW is already in a major drought and after last summer, the last we need is another fire season like that. For the sake of all of us,...

How Long Will This Take?

Everyone wants to know how long it will take to fix their problem.  Unlike a vehicle or home, a problem part with our body can’t be swapped out for a new one.  Thus, the timeframe for resolution varies from person to person. Many factors can affect the length of...

Protect Yourself Against Auto Accidents!

A properly adjusted head restraint in your car is the most important thing that will significantly reduce whiplash injury if you’re involved in an auto accident. Many people don’t realize how their head restraint should be positioned, so check out the...

Recent Review

Here’s another great review from a patient that came to us after experiencing a traumatic auto accident. “The Team at Marcum has been great!! Easy to make or change appointments and they answered all my questions. I see them two times a week for...
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