Back pain is the most common complaint seen in any chiropractic practice. Almost everyone gets back pain at some time, but staying active, with the help of chiropractic treatment, may well be the best solution. Back pain is said to be multi-factorial and multi-etiological. It means that it has many causes and there are many reasons for it. Much has been written about back pain and its causes. It is a complex subject and therefore the explanations are often over-simplified, can be misleading.

At Brooks Chiropractic, we want you to understand your condition. Dr. Brooks will outline and discuss goals for treatment and results. This "team approach" makes certain patients are active participants in their care.


Neck Pain

Forget painkillers! Chiropractic may be able to provide a safe, long-term solution to headaches!

Chiropractic treatment for headaches and migranes has been proven safe, with far less side effects when compared with aspirin and other common painkillers. Nearly everyone suffers from occasional headaches, For about 20% of the population, these headaches are chronic or recurrent. Every year, millions of pounds are spent on painkillers for headaches and still more and more people join the group of chronic sufferers. According to a study carried out in North America, Europe, and Australia approximately 10% of all chiropractic patients attend for the treatment of headaches. The most common causes of a headache are dysfunction of the joints in the neck, physical trauma, emotional stress, nutritional imbalance, dehydration and visual strain. These are all common benign conditions that are easily recognized and treated. 
Modern living often entails hours of driving and hunching over workstations, which can play havoc with our necks. So it is not surprising that neck pain is the second most common condition that chiropractors treat.

While neck pain is less common than low back pain, millions of people experience neck pain and related arm pain at some stage in their lives and therefore seek chiropractic care. The most common causes that chiropractors identify and treat are soft tissue abnormalities from injury or prolonged wear and tear. In many people, it is also the source of pain in the upper back, shoulders, and arms. When neck pain is caused by muscle strain, you may have aches and stiffness that spread to the upper arm and forearm. Shooting pain that spreads down the arm into the hand and fingers can be a symptom of a 'pinched nerve' or nerve entrapment in the neck. When a nerve is 'pinched' in the neck, numbness, weakness and possibly pain of the hands or arms may occur


And So Much More...

Because chiropractic works directly with the nervous system, and the nervous system controls every function in your body, chiropractic may be able to help with many more issues and conditions. Before you begin taking another round of NSAIDS, steroids, and medicines, schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr. Brooks today. Chiropractic may be the answer you are looking for.