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Now Offering Acupuncture!!!

We are excited to be able to now offer Acupuncture to the areas of Little Rock and North Little Rock, Arkansas!

Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.

Acupuncture points are believed to stimulate the central nervous system. This, in turn, releases chemicals into the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These biochemical changes may stimulate the body’s natural healing abilities and promote physical and emotional well-being.

10 Benefits of Acupuncture

1. Reduced Stress

Stress is one of the top reasons people seek acupuncture treatment. Whether it be demands from our job or personal pressures we place on ourselves, nearly 77% of us admit that we experience the physical symptoms of stress. While work is a major trigger, acupuncture has been proven to lower stress hormones and moderate mood to reduce anxiety and improve overall feelings of happiness.

2. Reduced Back Pain, Neck Tension and Relieve Joint Pain in the Hands and Arms

Keyboards, heavy backpacks, cell phones, and poor posture are just a few of the culprits that create the type of pain that penetrates into our workday and keeps us up at night. Acupuncture provides drug-free pain relief while also reduces swelling and inflammation.

3.  Relief from Headaches

Acupuncture has been used to treat headaches for thousands of years. Recent studies have shown that acupuncture can reduce days with migraines and may have lasting effects. With the most common side effects being a sense of euphoria and relaxation, acupuncture is a choice treatment for those seeking a less invasive, drug-free option.

4. Reduced Eye Strain

Acupuncture can relive eye strain that is often connected to neck tension. Acupuncture also treats many eye ailments including myopia (short-sightedness), hypermetropia (long sightedness), cataract, glaucoma, presbyopia, astigmatism, amblyopia (lazy eye), diplopia, color blindness, and night blindness.

5. Improved Immune System and Reduced Sick Days

Acupuncture can help fight off pathogens by boosting the body’s immune system. Acupuncture treatment can also reduce the duration of a cold and relieve debilitating symptoms that keep you feeling miserable and away from work.

6. Enhanced Mental Clarity and Increased Energy

Acupuncture patients report enhanced mental clarity and often experience a surge of increased energy. Improved sleep is additional benefit, which is why acupuncture is used to treat sleep disorders like insomnia.

7. Relief from Digestive Conditions

The link between digestive health and overall health is inescapable. Acupuncture can effectively regulate the digestive system, which is good news for those plagued by gastrointestinal problems.

8. Allergy Relief

Acupuncture can be key in preventing allergies but it is important to being treatments to strengthen your body before allergy season begins. Acupuncture may also reduce allergy symptoms and can be used in place of or in conjunction with antihistamines.

9. Reduced Cigarette Craving

Acupuncture can be effective in the road to quitting or reducing smoking habits. In addition to helping ease jitters, curb cravings, and lessen irritability, it also promotes lung tissue repair while increasing relaxation and detoxification in the body.

10. Fewer Injuries on the Body Due to Repetitive Strain

Repetitive stress injuries are some of the most common job-related injuries and can lead to a high number of days away from work. Acupuncture is effective in treating repetitive stress injuries and can eliminate the need for surgery or drugs


If you would like to setup an appointment with our certified Little Rock acupuncturist, give us a call today!!!


Design a Year of Abundant Health

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Designing a year of abundant health, according to your Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractor,  starts with ensuring you’re setting SMART goals and taking proactive daily steps to help your body function at its best. Motion is life. Movement and exercise are the essential foundations to living your best life. Not only does motion help you feel better physically – research also shows daily movement and exercise can help your brain stay sharp and focused.

Why it Matters:

Before you can begin a daily exercise routine, you’ll want to ensure your spine and joints are moving well by visiting you Little Rock or North Little Rock Chiropractors. If any of your joints aren’t moving properly, it’s going to be difficult to move through your entire range of motion safely and painlessly. In fact, when any number of joints aren’t moving properly, that usually means other joints have had to compensate, which means they may become overloaded, which puts you at an increased risk for injury.

Maintaining the following 3 types of movement is key to optimizing how your body functions and
improving your health in the new year….

  • Segmental. As the foundation of your spinal motion, segmental movement describes the motion
    that happens between each set of bones in your spine.
  • Regional. Your spine is divided into four primary regions: cervical (neck), thoracic (mid-back),
    lumbar (low back), and sacral (tail bone).
  • Whole Body. When you combine the segmental and regional movements of your spine with the
    movement of your extremities, you have whole-body motion.

Next Steps:

Abundant health starts with moving well and feeling great. As you probably noticed, each of these movement types builds upon the other. Problems with segmental motion can cause problems with your regional and whole-body movement, so to have optimal whole-body movement, you’ll want to ensure that both your regional and segmental motion is in tip-top shape.  Your Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors can Help!!!

So, if you notice any pain or limitations in your movement patterns and you’re near Little Rock or North Little Rock, be
sure to schedule a visit with us today!

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

Science Source(s):
How Simply Moving Benefits Your Mental Health. Harvard Health. 2016.

Creating SMART Goals for Better Health

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A new year has come again, and that means it’s time to revisit and renew your goals for better health! There’s no better time to evaluate your health, assess your wellness, and to start making healthy changes.

Goal setting with your Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractor may not be the easiest thing to do but setting SMART goals can set you up for long-term success.

Why it Matters:

SMART goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Trackable. Using SMART goals makes it much more likely you’ll reach your target, which also helps keep your
motivation high. Setting these health goals shouldn’t be stressful. Remember, each action you take towards better health is a positive step in the right direction and using the SMART framework can help you stay calm and focused.

Set aside a few minutes right now and use our handy how to set SMART health goals outline below to get started:

  • Be Specific. Exercising more or eating better are good ideas but nearly impossible to quantify. Aim for specific goals like exercising daily or eating less than 25 grams of sugar each day instead.
  • Make it Measurable. Set a measurable goal like exercising 5x per week for 20 minutes. Make it Attainable. Avoid aiming too high or too low. Your health goals should be attainable
    relative to your current commitments and habits.
  • Be Realistic. Determine what changes you can realistically and reasonably commit to when considering your current health habits. Make it Trackable. This is key. Goals that are trackable help you monitor your progress
  • Throughout the year and let you know when it’s time to celebrate your successes!

Next Steps:

Don’t let your new year’s resolutions go unfulfilled. Remember, by setting SMART goals, you’ll be able to jumpstart your journey to better health. And if you’re near in Little Rock or North Little Rock, Arkansas and you’ve been living with chronic pain or learning to live with a new injury, schedule a visit with one of our chiropractic offices today. We’re here to accomplish your health goals for 2022 and beyond, and that starts with getting you off the sidelines and back in the game!

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

Science Source(s):
Setting Smart Goals for Success. Mayo Clinic Health System. 2020.

Spinal Check after an Auto Accident for Neck and Back Pain

Importance of a spinal check after a car wreck

It is very important to get you neck and back check after a car accident in Little Rock and North Little Rock.  A chiropractor is an expert in finding small misalignments and/or restrictions within the spine that can lead to lingering pain and injury that can affect your lifestyle for many years to come.

Spinal Correction

After finding these areas, a chiropractor can provide a pain free solution to make sure that you return to your lifestyle before the accident that is noninvasive and drug free.

Signs you need to see a chiropractor after an auto accident

  • Neck and or back pain
  • Headaches
  • Numbness and/or tingling to arms or legs
  • Shoulder, knee or other extremity discomfort
  • Lingering stiffness that mainly occurs in the morning.


If you have any of these issues, please reach out to one of our Little Rock or North Little Rock Chiropractors for a full examination!  Call one of our offices below or go to our website to request an appoitment.

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

Whiplash and Auto Accidents

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To understand the chiropractic treatment of whiplash injuries, it is important to briefly review the nature of this type of neck injury. Whiplash is characterized as an injury to the muscles of the neck from the traumatic rapid forward and backward motion of the neck during an accident.

The acute pain and restricted motion you experience after a whiplash injury is a product of injured tissue, and the protective response of the nervous system as it locks up spinal joints to protect you from possible injury to the spinal cord.  Chiropractic care emphasizes mobilizing restricted spinal joints.  Our Little Rock and North Little Rock chiropractors will address the disturbed mechanics and the neurological responses that allow for treating the cause of neck injury and return a full functioning to injured spinal joints.

Chiropractic Care and Whiplash

The goal of chiropractic care in treating whiplash injuries is to optimize motion in the spine, treat the spinal discs, reduce muscle spasm and improve muscular strength.

Chiropractors are specialists in spinal manipulation — an active, hands-on care that returns motion to the spine after a car wreck. The restricted motion and disturbed mechanics that characterize whiplash injuries are especially helped by spinal manipulation in patients who are considered good candidates for this approach.

How a Chiropractor Diagnoses Whiplash Injury

Even if you go to the chiropractor complaining of neck pain following an  car accident, we will evaluate your spine as a whole. It’s important to examine the entire spine because even though it’s just your neck that hurts, other regions of the spine may be affected.

Our Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors will determine areas of restricted joint motion, disc injury, muscle spasm, and ligament injury.  Give us a call or go to our website to set up your consultation!!!

Two Locations

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781




Headaches After a Car Accident

Headaches after a car accident in Little Rock or North Little Rock?

The onset of post-traumatic headaches are very common following a car accident. They are real and can be very debilitating. We hope you find the following information useful on your path to healing and recovery following a motor vehicle accident in Little Rock or North Little Rock.

Bottom Line:

Post-Traumatic Headaches Post-traumatic headaches are headaches that begin after a serious trauma such as a car accident. These headaches are very often quite painful and debilitating, and they can start immediately or very soon after a trauma. These types of headaches can also start days, weeks, or months after an auto accident. The severity of the accident often has little to do with the severity of the headaches, as even low-speed crashes (as low as 4 miles per hour) can result in quite painful post-traumatic headaches.

Why Do These Traumatic Headaches Occur?

There are two mechanisms of injury at play during a car accident that can cause post-traumatic headaches.

  • First, a victim can suffer a blow to the head by striking her head against the window, steering wheel, or any other hard surface inside the vehicle. These blows to the head can cause a mild traumatic brain injury (a mild concussion) and/or post-traumatic headaches.
  • Secondly, the mechanism known as the “acceleration-deceleration” injury occurs in many automotive crashes where the victim’s head whiplashes violently back and forth. The brain smashes around inside the skull, again causing a mild traumatic brain injury and/ or post-traumatic headaches.

What Are Some of the Different Kinds of Post-Traumatic Headaches?

Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Tension Headaches, Cluster Headaches, Musculoskeletal Headaches, Vascular Headaches, Chronic Daily Headaches, Occipital Headaches, Chronic Facial, TMJ Headaches

What Are Some Signs and Symptoms of Post-traumatic Headaches?

After a motor vehicle accident, the victim may begin to notice his/her headaches are more frequent and/or more severe than ever before. The headaches can start immediately or begin weeks after an accident. The symptoms may include, but are not limited to: Painful tightness and/ or pressure about the forehead or on the sides and back of the skull A dull, achy head pain Loss of appetite Tenderness to the back of the head, scalp and neck muscles Any of these symptoms can last anywhere from 20 minutes to an entire week (or even up to a month)

What Are the Best Treatment Options for Post-Traumatic Headaches?

It is important for victims of motor vehicle accidents to be seen by a doctor within the first 14 days. Chiropractic physicians can evaluate your type of headache and refer to the necessary specialist for treatment. Most of the post-traumatic headaches experienced are vascular or nerve related, and can easily be treated without drugs by a chiropractor. Occipital, Cervicogenic, Migraine, Cluster, TMJ/Facial, Musculoskeletal, Tension, and Daily Chronic headaches have all shown positive results when subluxations (simple misalignments of the joints causing nerve pressure) are restored to normal.

Call On Us!

If you, a friend, or loved one is experiencing chronic or post-traumatic headaches; please have them come to one of our chiropractic offices for a complete and complimentary evaluation. Our Little Rock and North Little Rock chiropractors will determine the cause and explain the treatment plan for getting rid of these painful headaches once and for all. Please visit our homepage for our closest and most convenient location to you.

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock: 501-353-1781


3 Steps to Go from Exhausted to Energized

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If you’re coming out of the holidays feeling a little sluggish and low on energy in Little Rock or North Little Rock, you’re not alone! Any changes to your regular sleep and exercise routine can impact your energy levels and leave your body struggling just a bit to keep up without that seemingly necessary caffeine fix. Not to worry! As we head into the new year, your Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors have prepared a list of some simple steps you can take to enjoy a healthier, happier, and less exhausted, more energized 2022!

Why it Matters:

When you’re feeling exhausted, you might notice some obvious aches and pains. However, what you might not so easily notice is the impact that exhaustion is having on your brain and
immune system function. Those are just a couple of the reasons taking proactive steps to boost your energy is so important for your overall health and wellness. Without further ado, here are our top 3 go-to strategies to help get you from exhausted to energized….

1. Strive for Daily Exercise. Yes, exercising when you feel exhausted might seem like the quickest route to being more tired, but the opposite is true! Exercise and Chiropractic can actually increase your energy levels and brain activity and may even help support your immune system function.

2. Set Your Sleep Schedule. Your body runs on daily cycles called circadian rhythms, and these 24-hour cycles are part of your internal clock. Prioritizing your sleep and going to bed and getting up around the same time each day helps maintain those cycles.

3. Eat Right. Keeping your blood sugar balanced is key to supporting your overall energy levels. Sugary foods can provide a quick spike in energy… but very quickly leave you feeling wiped out.
Eating more whole foods and reducing your sugar intake can help keep your energy levels more consistent and balanced throughout the day.

Next Steps:

Taking proactive steps to boost your energy levels will positively impact both your body and your mood. If you can’t tackle all of them at once, we recommend you start by getting some exercise and moving your body. Tomorrow, take the next step, and then the next! And if you’re near Little Rock or North Little Rock and you’ve been living with some aches and pains that are impacting
your ability to exercise or sleep, be sure to schedule a visit with one of our Chiropractic offices today.  Our Chiropractors will work side by side to create a wellness routine that can help you move better and feel less exhausted and more energized so you can enjoy a happy new year ahead!

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

Science Source(s):
7 Tips to Live a Happier Life. Mayo Clinic. 2020.

Stenosis: How a Pinch in Your Neck Can Affect Your Whole Body

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Have you been told that you have spinal stenosis? If so, you’re not alone in Little Rock or North Little Rock. Millions of people suffer from spinal stenosis each day, and it’s the number one reason people over 65 years old have spine surgery. Spinal stenosis describes the compression, or pinching, of your spinal cord, and it can occur due to a disc herniation, bone spur, or ligament overgrowth. The good news? Drugs and surgery are not the only way to find relief from stenosis in the neck in North Little Rock and Little Rock.

Why it Matters:

For many, the most significant challenge associated with spinal stenosis is the decreased ability to get up and move.
Severe pinching in your neck can cause issues with your arms and legs. One of the best ways to relieve the symptoms associated with spinal stenosis is to open up the spinal canal and take the pressure off the nerves and spinal cord.
Many chiropractic techniques focus on decreasing the pressure on your spinal cord, which can help to relieve the symptoms associated with spinal stenosis.

To recap:

  • Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces within your spine, which can put pressure on the
    nerves that travel through it.
  • Spinal stenosis is most commonly caused by degenerative changes in the spine related to
  • Relief can often be found through a combination of building strength in the muscles supporting
    the spine and improving the flexibility and stability of the spine with chiropractic care.

Next Steps:

After beginning chiropractic care, many patients report an improvement in their overall quality of life. They notice a decrease in their symptoms and the ability to walk further without pain. If you have been slowed down by spinal stenosis, don’t hesitate to schedule an evaluation with us. Our expert team of Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors are here to guide you towards the best treatment options so you can find relief.

Just give us a call to get started!

Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

Science Source(s):
Spinal Stenosis. The Mayo Clinic. 2020.

Neck Pain How to Find Relief

Bottom Line:

An episode of neck pain can quickly hamper your everyday activities. Whether you began experiencing pain due to injury, degenerative spinal changes, or poor posture, it can
be difficult to think about anything except the pain. It’s estimated that 70% of people experience neck pain in their life, but you should know there is a path towards neck pain relief with you Little
Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors.

Why it Matters:

Neck pain can encompass anything from headaches to pain in your arms and hands to an actual pain in your neck. The most common reasons for neck pain are strained muscles and “stuck” spinal joints. Whatever the underlying issue, the one thing they have in common is that they can cause a lot of pain and may have you fearing that you have a more significant issue. Know that with a proper examination, our team of Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors can pinpoint the root cause of your pain specifically.

Did you know:

  • The facet joints are the small spinal joints located at the back of your spine that often become fixated or “stuck” which can lead to pain.
  • Muscle strains can occur as a result of poor posture or even sleeping in an awkward position.
  • Whatever the cause, proper motion can help to reduce irritation and inflammation and restore your range of motion.

Next Steps:

A small chiropractic adjustment today (literally!) can make big changes in your quality of life. Our expertly trained team of Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors is focused on helping you feel and function better, and that often starts with improving your spinal motion. We also make sure to provide you with the stretches and exercises we know are essential so you to continue your improvement from the comfort of your own home.

So, if neck pain is getting in the way of you enjoying your life, give or Little Rock or North Little Rock Chiropractors a call. Our doors are open, and we’re here to help!

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

West Little Rock:  501-313-2844


Science Source(s):
Spinal Manipulation, Medication, or Exercise. Annals of Internal Medicine. 2012.

What Causes Inflammation?

Bottom Line:

Chronic inflammation is one of the most significant health issues many of us will face today. It’s been linked to everything from chronic pain to a wide range of other mild and serious medical conditions. It’s important not to mistake acute inflammation for chronic inflammation according to you Little Rock and North Little Rock Chiropractors. Acute inflammation describes your body’s natural defense mechanism against injuries or toxins. When your immune system is constantly stressed, it can then lead to chronic inflammation which in turn can lead to other conditions.

Why it Matters:

In 2014, it was estimated that over 50% of people had at least one chronic condition, and 40% had more than one.  Chronic inflammatory diseases can include respiratory and heart disorders as well as diabetes.  The majority of these disorders are linked directly to our lifestyle choices. Each day you have the option to either increase or decrease your state of inflammation. Here are some fundamental ways to start taking your life back from chronic inflammation:

  • Eat right. Fruits and vegetables are high in natural antioxidants and may protect the body against inflammation.
  • Get enough rest. Maintaining a regular sleep schedule can reduce your physical and emotional stress levels, which has been linked to a lower risk of chronic inflammation.
  • Stay active. Exercise can lower the amount of pro-inflammatory chemicals in your body and benefit your cardiovascular and mental health.

Next Steps:

Reducing your risk of chronic disease and inflammation begins with the choices you make each and every day, and we’re here to help you make the best decisions to help you live a full, active, and healthy life.

If you believe you’re not eating, sleeping, or moving as well as you would like, be sure you have an appointment scheduled with our Little Rock or North Little Rock Chiropractor. Together, we’ll analyze your habits and create a plan to get you and your well-being back on track!

West Little Rock:  501-313-2844

North Little Rock:  501-353-1781

Science Source(s):
Chronic Inflammation. StatPearls. 2021.