Whiplash: A Little Goes a Long Way

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: The term whiplash is the term used to describe the injuries that result from a rapid back and forth motion of the neck. These injuries can occur during a car crash, sports accident, or during a slip and fall. The most common symptoms of a whiplash injury are neck pain, headaches, and radiating pain into the shoulders, arms, …

Ladies Night This Thursday!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Please join us for Ladies Night this week! Thursday, November 14th from 5 pm – 7 pm at Marty Chiropractic in Burnsville. No need to RSVP. Just show up…and BRING YOUR FRIENDS! We’ll have WINE, light appetizers and vendors for early holiday shopping… and FREE chair massage! Hope you will join us with your friends for this festive event! Some …

What Happens to My Body During a Car Accident?

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: Your body wasn’t designed to deal with the forces that occur in a car accident. Even though modern cars have an array of safety features, the damage from an accident can range from small aches to life-changing injuries. The force that both your vehicle and body absorb while driving along the road is known as kinetic energy. Your …

Sip and Shop at Ladies Night!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Please join us for our next Ladies Night event! Thursday, November 14th from 5 pm – 7 pm at Marty Chiropractic in Burnsville. No need to RSVP. Just show up…and BRING YOUR FRIENDS! We’ll have WINE, light appetizers and vendors for early holiday shopping… and FREE chair massage! Hope you will join us with your friends for this festive event! …

The Low Back: Your Foundational Core

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: Your core is made up of the groups of muscles that provide stability in the abdominal and lower back regions. It includes your abs and the deep muscles that surround and support your spine. These muscles also coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and spine. Ideally, your core and low back work together in a balance of …

Fixing Low Back Pain

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: Restrictions and limited mobility of your lower back may be causing your pain. If your low back doesn’t have a full range of motion, then you are setting it up for future injuries. Bending forward and back (flexion/extension), side bending (lateral bend), and turning side to side (rotation) are the three movements that make up a full range …

November Ladies Night Event!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Please join us for our next Ladies Night event! Thursday, November 14th from 5 pm – 7 pm at Marty Chiropractic in Burnsville. No need to RSVP. Just show up…and bring your friends! We’ll have WINE, light appetizers and vendors for early holiday shopping… and free chair massage! Hope you will join us for this festive event! Some of the …

The Top Causes of Low Back Pain

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: It’s been estimated that over 90% of us will deal with low back pain at some point in our life. So, you may be wondering why. What causes most of us to deal with lower back pain? How we move our body, previous injuries, and the habits we do (or don’t do) each day can play a huge …

What is Sciatica?

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Bottom Line: Nearly everyone will have back pain at some point in their life, but with sciatica, you’ll know something is different right away. Pain that begins in your back travels down to your buttocks, and shoots down your leg is a classic sign of sciatica. The shooting pain down your leg is caused by compression on one of the …

Feed My Starving Children Event

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Don’t forget we are accepting donations for services tomorrow 8am-noon! We still have spots open. Call (952) 894-5108 to reserve a time. All the massage times are filled but Chiropractic treatment has some openings.