Blog Archive

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain Dec 1st, 2019

Chronic sciatica pain can take away your enjoyment of life and your usual activities. At DMC Healthcare, Bryan Weddle, DC, offers comprehensive care for sciatica pain and ensures you have the resources to implement changes in your life that complement the chiropractic services you receive. One of the biggest factors in the...

How to Prevent a Herniated Disc Nov 1st, 2019

A herniated disc can be a painful, long-term condition that ultimately affects what you’re able to do physically. The chronic pain of a herniated disc can also interfere with your emotional health and wellness. A herniated disc is a condition where the protective discs that cushion your spinal vertebra become...

Get to the Doctor Soon After an Accident: Whiplash Symptoms Can Be Delayed Oct 8th, 2019

If you’re in a car accident or suffer a fall that causes your head to quickly move back and forth, it’s possible that you’ll develop some discomfort or pain right away - but that isn’t always the case. As an experienced chiropractor, Bryan Weddle, DC, is highly experienced in diagnosing and...

Getting Active Again After a Shoulder Injury Sep 1st, 2019

Have you recently hurt your shoulder playing sports or exercising? Curious about when it’s okay to return to your regular athletic and exercise regimen without reinjuring yourself? Many joint-injury patients are in a hurry to return to normal activities, but returning to your regular routine too fast can cause even...

If You Suffer From Chronic Migraines, It's Time to See a Chiropractor Aug 2nd, 2019

More than just a headache, a migraine refers to a condition that may include throbbing head pain, visual disturbances, sensitivity to light, fatigue, and a host of other symptoms all occurring in tandem. Migraines can be mentally and physically exhausting, and at times can interfere with your daily life. Migraines...

The Dangers of Tech Neck Jul 3rd, 2019

What are the dangers of tech neck? For starters, poor posture. When you strain your neck to view/interact with a device, it adds an extra load to the neck muscles. In fact, at 60 degrees forward, about 60 pounds of extra load is added. Over time, this can damage the...

Why Considering a Rehabilitation Program Following an Injury or Illness Is a Great Idea Jun 1st, 2019

If you’ve recently recovered from an injury or extended illness, you might continue to experience symptoms that impact your quality of life. It’s common to continue to experience decreased energy, weakness, and continued pain after your body experiences trauma. There’s no need to continue living with these frustrating chronic symptoms...

Tired of Living with Chronic Pain? 3 Ways Chiropractic Care Can Start to Help You May 1st, 2019

An incredible 20% of people in the United States grapple with chronic pain, and this number is expected to rise with an aging population. While medication provides a number of short-term fixes, chiropractic care offers a long-term solution to chronic pain by working with your body for sustainable results. Our...

How Spinal Decompression Works to Treat Back and Neck Pain Apr 3rd, 2019

Waking up with a stiff neck every day or a pain in your lower back could be signs of a herniated disc or another chronic spinal condition. When your day often begins and ends with back pain, spinal surgery may seem like a good idea, but you may not want...

8 Ways to Tell if a Rehabilitation Program Is the Right Step for You Mar 5th, 2019

As a part of your comprehensive recovery plan from an injury, Dr. Weddle may recommend a physical rehabilitation program to ensure you regain as much functionality as possible. Rehab can offer many benefits, such as helping you to get back your quality of life and improving your mindset and overall...

How Sciatica Affects Your Lower Extremities Feb 6th, 2019

Do you have pain radiating from the lower back and continuing down one leg? Is it worse when standing or sitting? If so, you may be suffering from sciatica. At DMC Healthcare located in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Bryan Weddle and his staff offer state-of-the-art chiropractic care for all musculoskeletal needs....

How Chiropractors Can Help with a Variety of Pains and Injuries Jan 16th, 2019

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly three million people are injured on the job each year. Another two million will be injured in car accidents. Chronic pain and injury-related disability take a toll on every aspect of your life, but you don't have to resign yourself to lifelong pain or lack of...

How to Tell If You Are Suffering From a Herniated Disc Dec 14th, 2018

Herniated discs are a common cause of back pain and related symptoms for men and women of all ages, but they’re especially common for people between 35 and 55 years of age. Knowing the symptoms associated with a herniated disc can help you get the treatment you need so you...

Why Seeking Chiropractic Care After An Injury Is So Important Nov 26th, 2018

Injuries happen when we least expect them, and often, the injuries they cause can take a major toll on our lives. Even a seemingly “simple” fall or “minor” car accident can cause injuries with potentially long-lasting results. And what’s more, a lot of those injuries may not cause any truly...

5 Reasons You Should Consider a Rehabilitation Program Oct 26th, 2018

Whether you’ve been involved in an accident or you’re just experiencing chronic pain, a good rehabilitation programcan help you live a better, fuler life. With regular one-on-one consultations and rehabilitation services, your chiropractor can help you improve range of motion, enjoy better health and feel less pain. Here’s what you...

Involved in a Car Accident? A Visit to the Doctor Is Vital Sep 12th, 2018

Under the best circumstances, even a minor automobile accident is unsettling. Regardless of who’s at fault or how the accident occurs, it’s scary and likely to leave you shaken. Even if you feel okay in the immediate aftermath, it’s vital to book an appointment here at DMC Healthcare in Dallas...

Spinal Decompression Therapy: Should I Try It? Aug 17th, 2018

More than 80% of Americans suffer from disabling back pain at some point during their lives, whether it’s from a car accident, sports injury, fall, or other cause, such as degenerative spinal discs. The pain is deemed chronic if it lasts three months or longer. If you have musculoskeletal pain...

Could Your Migraines Be the Result of Neck Problems? Jul 18th, 2018

A scan of any list of migraine signs and symptoms rarely brings up mention of neck pain, yet an Italian study from 2016 showed a link between cervical neck pain and migraines. It may turn out that neck pain is one of the most common symptoms of migraines, which can...

5 Benefits of Chiropractic Treatment Even When You Don't Have Pain Jun 28th, 2018

You may only think of visiting Dr. Weddle at DMC Healthcare when you have serious back pain. But there’s much more to chiropractic care than just pain relief after the fact. It can help prevent misalignments from becoming a major problem in the first place. Consider these five benefits of...

10 Benefits of Good Posture May 17th, 2018

“Sit up straight” is probably something you heard a lot as a kid – and with good reason. When you stand or sit, with good posture, it keeps your body healthy and looking its best. Good posture isn’t just a nagging command from etiquette tyrants. There are real benefits to...

5 Tips for Preventing On-the-Job Back Injuries Apr 24th, 2018

Back injuries, while not life-threatening, can be debilitating and lead to missed days at work.  According to the US Department of Labor, over 600,000 employees suffer from back disorders every year. Back injuries can be short-term or long-term issues, and they can be brought on by an accident or trauma...

How Long Does It Take to Recover from Whiplash Mar 30th, 2018

How Long Does It Take to Recover from WhiplashWhiplash earned its name because the movement of your neck during impact resembles the fast snapping action of a whip. Just picturing the force of that kind of rapid movement gives you an idea of how whiplash traumatizes the tendons, ligaments, nerves,...