My Neighbor Explained to Me About His Daily Bouts with Chronic Pain

I was watching a neighbor dig out a level spot in his yard to build a pizza oven. He is about the same age as me, and he works as hard as he can. He is not the picture of health, but he can get a lot of things done. I watched him dig bent over for a while, then he would stand upright again in stages. He supported himself on the shovel working his back straight a little at a time until he could stand upright again. I told him about a chiropractor in Petaluma that could help him. He told me how he needed to do something as it was getting worse.

He was explaining to me how people told him to take his skills in doing things such as building a pizza oven and use it to make money.…

Handled a Sports Injury with Aplomb

My husband and I searched for a San Leandro chiropractor after our teenage daughter suffered a serious shoulder injury. She’s a volleyball player, one of the best on her team, and the injury had implications far beyond the court. She’s been courted by various big schools and that means a full ride scholarship to a great university where she hopes to study medicine in order to eventually become a doctor. We don’t have enough money to send her to one of these expensive institutions, so you can imagine the fear we all felt when she suffered that injury.

Her doctor just kind of didn’t know what to do beyond painkillers. The panic really started setting in because if she couldn’t play, she wouldn’t get the exposure let alone a scholarship. In desperation we turned to a chiropractor. To elaborate on that, we didn’t have a negative view of chiropractors, but we didn’t have a positive one either.…