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We invite you to indulge yourselves in your pursuit of well being – relax for a few minutes, explore our website, and discover a world of possibilities through chiropractic! We’re here to help you achieve a pain free lifestyle without drugs or surgery! Continue Reading

Discover Chiropractic: The Best Prescription for Health

Here at Axis Chiropractic our goal is to empower individuals through education about their healthcare choices and the role Chiropractic care plays in achieving optimal health. We work with people of all ages. Children love coming to our office — No shots! No drugs! A little love and a gentle approach go a long way… Continue Reading

Got Questions?

We’ve all heard about chiropractors and chiropractic. How much do you really know? You may think that chiropractic care is only for back and neck pain. These are the most common conditions that we address. The truth is, chiropractic care addresses a wide variety of common health problems stemming from dysfunction in your spinal joints.… Continue Reading

Is Chiropractic Safe?

In one simple word, YES! Chiropractic has an excellent safety record, and is statistically safer than any back surgery, muscle relaxer, or even aspirin! Chiropractors safely adjust millions of people every day, ranging anywhere from babies to senior citizens. Also, according to professional liability insurance carriers, Chiropractic is the safest health care available today. If safety… Continue Reading

What Happens On My First Visit?

Similar to a medical doctor visit, a detailed health history is taken to determine the nature of your difficulty and the best course of treatment. If necessary, specialized diagnostic testing such as X-RAY, CT scan or MRI may be ordered. In addition, Dr. Tambra will perform a physical exam, which may include orthopedic and neurological evaluations in… Continue Reading

Do I Need A Referral To Visit A Chiropractor?

Absolutely not! A Doctor of Chiropractic is a primary contact physician, meaning you do not need a referral. If yours is not a Chiropractic case, a responsible Chiropractor will refer you to the appropriate health care provider. Imagine a world where people and doctors think more about keeping well than about getting well! It’s more… Continue Reading

How Long Will I Need Chiropractic?

There are 3 types of care in Chiropractic: Initial care to remove symptoms; Rehabilitative care to correct the cause of the underlying muscle weakness, soft tissue damage, and degenerative changes, and Wellness or maintenance care. Similar to brushing teeth, tuning up your car or regularly visiting a dentist, wellness care is important for maintaining optimal… Continue Reading

Is Chiropractic Scientific?

Research from New Zealand, Australia, the United States, England, Denmark and Canada have validated Chiropractic. Recently, the “Manga Report,” produced at the University of Ottawa has validated Chiropractic for its safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness for Chiropractic and low back pain. On-going research is now validating Chiropractic and headaches, asthma, whiplash, and premenstrual syndromes to name… Continue Reading

Why Are Some People Pessimistic about Chiropractic Care?

The medical profession hasn’t always supported us, nor understood us. Most medical doctors have never been adjusted by a Chiropractor or educated about the philosophy, science and art of chiropractic. It may seem easier to think we can treat the symptoms of a headache, ear infection, arthritis, or neck pain with a drug. However, these… Continue Reading

How Well Educated Are Chiropractors?

Today’s Doctor of Chiropractic is well educated with an education curriculum similar to medical school. Special emphasis is placed on anatomy, neurology, biomechanics, nutrition, x-ray, physiology, diagnosis, and spinal adjusting. Post graduate education totals 7 years and demanding national boards must be passed. Continue Reading

Why Do Children Need Chiropractic Care?

A recent study by Nilsson in Denmark reports that children under Chiropractic care are healthier than other children, miss less school, are more attentive and have less need for drugs. Children with conditions such as earaches, colic, bed wetting, scoliosis, “growing pains”, torticollis, and asthma respond wonderfully to Chiropractic Care. Continue Reading

What Can Chiropractic Do?

Chiropractic is ideally suited to helping you deal with the many pains and strains that can result from playing sports and pursuing physical fitness programs. Chiropractors have expertise in dealing with spine-nerve problems, with range-of-motion and biomechanical issues often central to what makes people prone to sports-related injuries. Among health care professionals, chiropractors are some… Continue Reading

How Does Chiropractic Work?

Chiropractic works by restoring your own inborn ability to be healthy. By restoring spinal function with Chiropractic adjustments, nerve interference by misaligned vertebrae is removed, thus allowing optimal nervous system function and normal health. Continue Reading

About Subluxations

A Subluxation (misaligned vertebrae) is a problem in the spine where abnormal position/movement of the vertebrae disturbs communication within the Central Nervous System causing abnormal function in the body. The spinal column houses your spinal cord, and spinal nerves branch out from between your vertebrae to all areas of your body (including muscles, organs, glands,… Continue Reading

What Can Cause Subluxations?

Here are common causes for subluxations – How many of these apply to you? Birth traumas Slips and falls Sports injuries Poor posture Extensive computer work Carrying heavy bags, backpacks, purses, or children! Car accidents Repetitive bending or lifting Continuous lifting or standing Hours of driving Continue Reading

Why Don’t Chiropractors Treat Patients With Drugs?

Chiropractors are doctors that are dedicated to finding the cause of less than optimal health, and their goal is not the treatment of symptoms, therefore, chiropractors have no use for drugs in their practices. That’s not to say that there isn’t a time and place for them in medical emergencies or certain disease processes. Chiropractors… Continue Reading

What If I’m Injured While Playing Sports?

There are problems and risks associated with engaging in sports and physical fitness activities. Backs, necks, shoulders, knees, ankles, wrists, fingers, toes and in fact most bones, joints and connective tissues are subject to misuse and injury when people play hard! Seniors, individuals long out of shape or with disabilities, children who haven’t yet learned… Continue Reading

An Optimal Spine Equals Optimal Health

Back in 1895, the founder of Chiropractic wrote that mental, emotional and chemical stresses as well as physical trauma i.e. (car accidents, slips and falls) create disturbances in our nervous system affecting our fullest potential for health. This premise takes into account that our central nervous system, comprised of our brain and spinal cord, acts… Continue Reading