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Don’t Gamble With Surgery for a Disc Herniation- Try Decompression

Posted on March 27th, 2014

As a chiropractor in Champlin, Minnesota, working alongside physical therapists, a massage therapist, acupuncturists, and a medical doctor, I see may types of patients in a health care crisis. One such patient, Chris, came in to the clinic with a herniated disc in his low back. Chris is employed as a poker dealer for a casino and he was in serious pain.


A Wellness Plan for Chronic Back Pain

Posted on February 21st, 2014

Our wellness clinic in Champlin, Minnesota, Team Health Care Clinic, employs chiropractors, physical therapists, a medical doctor, a massage therapist, and 2 acupuncturists.  Due to our unique combination of providers, we see some of the worst cases of back pain in the Twin Cities.  Despite grim statistics for success in these chronic cases, we have found a surprisingly successful method.


Lumbar Disc Pain Relief

Posted on September 25th, 2013

As a chiropractor in Champlin, Minnesota for 23 years, I have seen hundreds and hundreds of low back disc herniations, degenerations, bulges, etc. Because I have been blessed to work along side and collaborate with physical therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and medical doctors in our clinic, some of the worst lumbar disc problems in the area arrive in our clinic, Team Health Care Clinic, P.C.


Lumbar Disc Herniation and Degeneration: Consider Non-Surgical Decompression

Posted on August 21st, 2013


Our clinic in Champlin, Minnesota employs chiropractors, physical therapists, a medical doctor, and a massage therapist.  Because we collaborate, we can get some exciting results on difficult cases that none of us would have achieved on our own.  For example,  lumbar disc herniation, bulging, and degeneration can be most stubborn to resolve.  For these conditions, we have turned to Vertebral Axial Decompression, or Vax-D.


Disc Herniation and Degeneration: Relief With Spinal Decompression at Team Health Care Clinic

Posted on July 10th, 2013

Spinal decompression has been used in our Champlin, Minnesota clinic for over 13 years.  Team Health Care Clinic was the first in Minnesota to offer vertebral axial decompression as an alternative to surgery for sciatica and low back pain from degenerative and herniated lumbar discs.


Chiropractic Mandated Before Spinal Surgery

Posted on May 16th, 2012

To prepare the reader for this blog, I will take you back to an earlier blog commenting on the cost benefit of trying chiropractic care first before having spinal surgery. In my June 28th 2011 blog, I detailed several credible studies that when considered as a whole, demonstrated a 15 BILLION dollar savings annually by having patients try chiropractic care first. I would encourage the reader to tap on the link to that article as well as a second blog dated August 3, 2011 regarding an additional 3 billion dollar savings by trying Vertebral Axial Decompression therapy before surgery if chiropractic care wasn’t successful.


Low Back Pain and Sciatica: VAX-D’s Negative is a Positive

Posted on May 19th, 2010

On any given day, 6.5 million people are bedridden because of back pain. One of the most common is disc problems; injured, bulging, herniated or degenerative discs can create severe low back or leg pain from irritation to roots of the sciatic nerve. Pressure on these injured discs, even from daily activities, can lead to more bulging and irritation.