If you have pain that shoots down your legs or feels uncomfortable in the lower back region, you could be suffering from sciatic nerve pain. Millions of people suffer from sciatic nerve pain, with the levels of pain and location varying from person to person. The identifiable quality of sciatic nerve pain is that it […]

Vertigo Treatment in San Diego

Dealing with vertigo and/or dizziness? Want a natural, drug-free, healthy alternative? We can help! Ever have this feeling? That the room is spinning around you or you yourself are spinning? This is what is called vertigo which is a subtype of dizziness. Vertigo can severely affect balance and quality of a person’s life. Vertigo is […]

Why Choose Chiropractic Care?

Here’s a question that Dr. Blakely is often asked, “Why should I choose chiropractic care over medication or surgery?” The bottom line is research shows that, in most cases, chiropractic is significantly more effective than medical intervention for neck and back pain. Moreover, chiropractic is all natural. Chiropractic adjustments realign the spine, allowing the body to […]

Health does not come from a bottle! It’s an inside job

Do you truly believe that taking a weight loss pill is the healthy way to lose weight and achieve health? Companies advertise that as long as you take their magic pill you can still eat whatever you want and continue with your unhealthy lifestyle that got you into the situation you are in, in the […]

Are You Using the Right Pillow?

Do you often wake up in the mornings with neck or back pain and stiffness? Do you constantly fluff, poke, prod and flip your pillow to help find the most comfortable position to sleep? If you have ever woken up with a sore, stiff, or painful neck, shoulder, or back, you may be suffering from […]

The Hidden Auto Accident Injury That Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About

Unfortunately, most doctors do not have specific training when it comes to automobile collision related injuries. It is not just regular medical doctors that miss this problem, but also most radiologists are not even looking for this hidden injury. The amount force experienced in an auto collision is unique in that it produces a condition […]

Chiropractic for Runners

With more and more people taking up recreational running in the US, the number of running associated injuries has also increased. Commonly reported cases include shin splints, patellofermoral pain syndromes, Achilles tendinitis, flat feet, and compartmental syndromes and stress fractures. All these injuries are a result of cumulative stress reactions to soft tissues and bones. […]

A Sigh of Relief for Sciatica

How do you know if you have sciatica? Many patients experience: Pain in the buttocks or leg that worsens when sitting Burning or tingling down one or both legs Weakness, numbness or difficulty using your leg or foot A shooting pain that makes standing difficult If these symptoms sound familiar, you’re likely to be in […]

Texting Can Create Neck & Back Pain

The leading cause of neck pain in children and young adults is texting neck, or what we call anterior head carriage. Think of all the children that are using various devices such as cell phones and tablets. Notice their posture; head bent forward to view the screen. Some remain in this position for hours at […]

Stress and Spinal Subluxations: A Vicious Cycle that Needs to be Broken

Our bodies are complex instruments and the connections between different parts of the body aren’t what you’d expect. In fact, the interconnectedness of the body is often hard to believe if you haven’t experienced it firsthand. For example, stress levels can be impacted by subluxations (misalignments) in the spine, and vice versa. Breaking this cycle […]