Author Archives: drtom

About drtom

I help people through chiropractic care and acupuncture.

Tennis Elbow, Lateral Epicondylitis, Sports Injuries

Tennis elbow refers to an inflammation of the tendons at the outside of the elbow. The tendons are known as the extensor tendons and they attach to the lateral epicondyle. The lateral epicondyle is the bump on the outside of … Continue reading

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Trigeminal Neuralgia and Acupuncture

Trigeminal neuralgia refers to a condition of unknown cause that produces pain in the face. The pain is usually felt on one side and is often described as burning, shooting or sharp. The pain often results from a light touch … Continue reading

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Shoulder injuries and Chiropractic

The a-c joint or (acromio-clavicular joint) is the joint between the collar bone and the shoulder blade. The a-c joint is often injured in contact sports following a fall on the point of the shoulder or on an outstretched hand. … Continue reading

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Posture, the middle back and Chiropractic

One of the most common problems experienced by people who work in an office setting is pain and aching in the middle and upper back. Usually the pain is relieved by activity and made worse by sitting at a desk. … Continue reading

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Lower back pain, the disc and Chiropractic

Problems with the lumbar disc are a common cause of back pain. The causes of back pain are commonly described as poorly understood. Most people suffering from back pain related to the disc can expect to recover if they wait … Continue reading

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