Chiropractors/Questions Answered by Expert Dr. Victor Dolan, DC, DACBSP

SubjectDate Asked
Amnesia.1/8/2013
  Q: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amnesia http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/9673.php ...
  A: I am sorry, I do not know treatments for amnesia. I would recommend speaking to one of our ...
No one knows the cause of my subluxation and pain11/23/2012
  Q: I am 20 years old. My back pain first started at around the age of 16 or 17. The pain was mostly ...
  A: midland beach flood, midland beach, midland beach staten island, midland beach sandy hurricane, ...
patient back pain massage chairs11/14/2012
  Q: my dad has back pain, due to two of his disks are dislocated, are there any massage chairs, or ...
  A: midland beach staten island, hurricane sandy, midland beach flood Hello Karina, I will answer you ...
Strightened Neck11/8/2012
  Q: I have suffered with neck pain leading to headaches in the back of the head and forehead areas, ...
  A: I am very sorry, but I am unable to answer your question at this time. I lost my home, and my ...
12 cases of water fell on me in c.v.s and got hurt then 3 weeks later i was in an auto accident6/8/2012
  Q: T & Also get chiropractic adjustments 3x's a week . I got an M.R.I of my neck I have bulging disc I ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your pain, and complicated case. Thank You for your question. ...
Can I Use Chiropractors6/6/2012
  Q: Victor Dolan, Can I benefet from ciropractors with cervical spinal stenosis? Thank you,
  A: First, let me say I am sorry for your pain/ complaint. Then let me Thank You for Your ...
mri questions with other altenatives for treatment5/15/2012
  Q: i hope you could help me understand my mri,and give some feed back on other options to help my ...
  A: staten island chiropractic, hnp, herniated nucleus pulposis, herniated disc, staten island herniated ...
car accident 5/21/11 still in a lot of pain4/30/2012
  Q: 19 year old male. I was involved.in a 3 truck accident on 5/21/11 i got rear ended how it happined i ...
  A: MVA, motor vehicle accident, staten island car crash, car accident, whiplash, cervical ...
facial tingling4/29/2012
  Q: I am 58 years old and in good overall health. I work at a computer everyday and have recently been ...
  A: iatrogenic, 'overall good health', facial tingling, facial numbness, chiropractic initial ...
Stiff neck2/12/2012
  Q: I have had this stiffness on the left side of my neck for a couple of months. It was recently ...
  A: Stiff neck, wryneck, torticollis, staten island stiff neck, acute spastic torticollis, staten island ...
spina bifida occulta + spinal curve2/9/2012
  Q: I am a 24 year old female, i have recently visited my chiropractor after experiencing severe pain in ...
  A: Staten Island Scoliosis, Spinal Curvature, United Kingdom Chiropractic, Hello Rosh, I am sorry ...
scoliosis2/8/2012
  Q: I am a 26 year old female from India. I have been a yoga enthusiast for years but I recently ...
  A: scoliosis, staten island chiropractic, staten island scoliosis, spinal curvature, scoliosis ...
popping sound/pain under right armpit when i breathe?1/20/2012
  Q: I'm 16, i was snowboarding about a week ago. i don't remember falling hard, and i didn't hit ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractor, snowboarding, chest pain, Staten Island Sports Injury, pain, fractured ...
chest pain for 1 year1/18/2012
  Q: A year ago after a period of increased activity (son broke leg I was lifting wheelchair in and out ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractor, chest pain, long term chronic pain, lifting injury, muscle spasm, heavy ...
Is this sciatica?1/17/2012
  Q: I've had this pain in my lower right back/hip, that goes down my thigh, my knee, and sometimes my ...
  A: Low Back Pain, Hip Pain, Leg Pain, Posterior Thigh Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor, EMG, ...
Staten Island Chiropractic12/31/2011
  Q: In the cmolpictaed world we live in, it's good to find simple solutions.
  A: Chiropractic, nutrition, pain relief, health maintenance, disease prevention, staten island ...
neck pain/MRI12/23/2011
  Q: I have had years of neck muscle pain -- from extremely tight muscles throughout the back of the ...
  A: neck pain, neck MRI, foward neck posture, bad posture, staten island chiropractor dr. victor dolan, ...
Staten Island Auto Accident9/13/2011
  Q: I am just home after hours in the emergency room at the hospital. I am sore. I had an auto accident ...
  A: Staten Island Auto Accident, Sore, Staten Island Neck Pain, hospital care, emergency department, ...
referred pain9/12/2011
  Q: Is it common to have referred pain from the lower back going to the lower abdomen/groin area, on ...
  A: referred pain, radiating pain, radiculopathy, staten island chiropractor, pinched nerve, muscle ...
hand numbness9/9/2011
  Q: I repeatedly wake up during the night with my right hand numb. It goes from light to severe burning ...
  A: CTS, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Repetitive Stress, Staten Island Carpal Tunnel, Radiculopathy, pinched ...
SCJ dislocation9/6/2011
  Q: I am on Ortho Dr #3, who after the internet pages & CT comparison (R/L) agrees with me I have had a ...
  A: SCJ dislocation, Sternal-Clavicular Joint Dislocation, AC Joint, Acromio-Clavicular joint, Staten ...
collar bone bulb8/30/2011
  Q: about two years ago you talked with Victor about his dislocated collar bone and the bulb end sticks ...
  A: clavicle, collar bone, AC joint, SC joint, Staten Island Chiropractor dr. victor dolan, ...
Back pain8/24/2011
  Q: I have had back pain off & on since last November. For the last 3-4 weeks it has become worse. ...
  A: back pain, staten island back pain, chiropractor, cancer, staten island chiropractor, dr. victor ...
numb thumb8/21/2011
  Q: I wasa told that it could be caused by my type 2 dieabets the Dr said not to ,use it but it is hard ...
  A: numb, numb thumb, staten island chiropractor, dr. victor dolan, thumb, stten island pinched nerve ...
Lower Back MRI8/14/2011
  Q: I have a couple of questions. What is considered the lower back? Like, where does it start and ...
  A: lower back, abdominal aorta, staten island chiropractor dr. victor dolan, low back MRI, lumbar ...
Forward Neck Syndrome8/12/2011
  Q: Lately, I have had lower back pain. I made an appointment with a local Chiropractor. On my first ...
  A: Forward head syndrome, cervical curve, Staten Island Chiropractor, low back pain, spinal curvatures, ...
LTV and Epidural8/11/2011
  Q: If an epidural was administered wrong and you have lumbosacral transitional vertebrae back problems ...
  A: LumboSacral Transitional Vertebrae, Epidural Steroid Injection, Staten Island Chiropractor Dr. ...
chiropractic manipulation7/1/2011
  Q: I have TMJ/Myofascial Pain Syndrome. I have sought treatment from a chiropractor twice, thus far. ...
  A: Happy 4th of July Weekend !!! Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear of your pain. Let's ...
college choices for chiropractors5/17/2011
  Q: what are examples of colleges that have good chiropractic degrees? what college did you go to? what ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractic, Chiropractic Degree, Doctor of Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractor, ...
Burning sensation in tricep5/15/2011
  Q: I'm a 32 year old female. I play softball and I injured my throwing arm 5 years ago. Everytime I ...
  A: sports injury, muscle injury, muscle spasm, Staten Island Sports Injury, tricep injury, scar tissue, ...
Rib pain5/11/2011
  Q: i have this problem when I'm doing my push-ups recently , the back of my rib on my left side hurts . ...
  A: Rib pain, back pain, neck pain, exercise, staten island back pain, pinched nerve, Staten Island ...
numb fingers, neck and shoulder pain4/15/2011
  Q: Back in January, during a period of great stress which included a bad virus, I started getting dizzy ...
  A: Dizzy, stress, chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic, New York Chiropractic, TMJ, neck pain, ...
Dizziness with neck adjustments2/28/2011
  Q: I am experiencing dizziness, forgetfulness, and fatigue after neck adjustments. After a car accident ...
  A: Staten Island Auto Accident, Staten Island Whiplash, TBI, Dizziness, Vertigo, Hello Mari, I ...
Severe pain in my left shoulder2/27/2011
  Q: Around November of last year (around the same time I got my flu shot) I began experiencing sharp, ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain and complaints. Let me 'cut to the chase', answer your questions ...
Constant dizziness, headache when talking2/25/2011
  Q: i am suffering from constant dizziness, upper back pain & shoulder & neck pain & headache when i ...
  A: Headache, Dizziness, Chiropractic Lesion = Vertebral Subluxation Complex, Staten Island Headache, ...
cracking back2/17/2011
  Q: i recently pulled something in my back and have been recovering for the last 2 months. it's getting ...
  A: cracking back, adjustment, staten island chiropractor, back pain, torso rotation, swing arms, staten ...
back pain and knee pain1/23/2011
  Q: Victor Dolan I have seen you answer questions before and have used your answers to help with back ...
  A: back pain, neck pain, staten island neck pain, staten island back pain, pinched nerve, weight loss, ...
Slipping Ribs1/8/2011
  Q: I am 52 and have degenerative disk disorder in my neck and am in the beginning stages of ...
  A: slipped ribs, degenerative disc, degenerative disk, staten island degenerative disc, staten island ...
join pain1/3/2011
  Q: I have a butt joint pain when I stand up from sitting position, especially if I sit on the floor ...
  A: butt pain, buttock pain, low back pain, back pain, weight gain, staten island back pain, staten ...
Upper chest pain...12/29/2010
  Q: I have been working out for a while now, and had always done dips with just my body weight between 2 ...
  A: sports injury, staten island sports injury, chest pain, sternum, staten island chiropractor, ...
rotator cuff bone spur12/18/2010
  Q: injury occurred when reaching between two bucket seats to bring a heavy item to the front of the ...
  A: Rotator Cuff, rotator cuff weakness, Staten Island Rotator Cuff, rotator cuff tear, rotator cuff ...
spine pops a lot12/17/2010
  Q: I'm a recon marine and have spent some time overseas in the war on terror. Every morning when I ...
  A: back pain, snap, crackle, pop, audible, staten island back pain, body noise, staten island ...
Right scapula discomfort, feels like it's protruding.10/29/2010
  Q: It's not painful however it is uncomfortable, I have some noise when i move my right shoulder. I ...
  A: sports injury, staten island sports injury, shoulder, staten island shoulder injury, scapula, ...
Questions for school project10/11/2010
  Q: Dolan, We are a group of students from Victoria Junior College in Singapore. We are currently ...
  A: workers compensation, staten island workers compensation, workers compensation injury, staten island ...
possible broken sternum10/10/2010
  Q: I was in a car accident a year and a half ago and have been having pains in my chest.. I can't move ...
  A: pain, broken sternum, staten island pain, possible broken sternum, chest pain, motor vehicle ...
Pinched Nerve in neck10/7/2010
  Q: I believe I have a pinched nerve in my neck almost 2wks ago I was awaken but this pain on the left ...
  A: pinched nerve, staten island pinched nerve, pain, staten island pain, neck pain, staten island neck ...
ProAdjuster10/6/2010
  Q: What are the pros and cons of being treated by a chiropractor who uses this equipment?
  A: Perhaps other Doctors on this AllExpert Board could give you a better answer. I am not very ...
elbow9/22/2010
  Q: I had an operation in november 2009 to have the nerve realised and decompression on the unlar nerve ...
  A: extremity adjustment, chiropractic extremity adjustment, sports chiropractic, inflammation, kinetic ...
oblique plane9/17/2010
  Q: why is the golf swing considered as a movement in the oblique plane?
  A: golf chiropractic, sports chiropractic, chiropractic and sports performance, staten island golf, ...
Back9/13/2010
  Q: How and what is the best way to make your torso longer?
  A: You Ask; ".....How and what is the best way to make your torso longer?........". Hmmmmmmm tough ...
Neck Pain8/31/2010
  Q: My boyfriend has been suffering from what his chiropractor diagnosed as a 'pinched nerve' in his ...
  A: Neck Pain, Staten Island Neck Pain, Chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic, pinched nerve, Staten ...
Spinal defect age8/30/2010
  Q: I'm a 56 years young male with degenerative subluxation at C3 on C4 and C4 on C5,Endplate ...
  A: osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, degenerative disc disease, DJD, DDD, arthritis, ...
Clicking sound in neck/throat8/29/2010
  Q: Good evening. In June i was involved in a car accident and approximately an hour later I began to ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your car accident and resultant injuries. This is certainly an unusual ...
Disc Herniations8/26/2010
  Q: I was in a car accident, resulting in lower back and neck pain. An MRI showed have "noncompressive ...
  A: Motor Vehicle Accident, Automobile accident, car crash, auto accident, car accident, staten island ...
neck gringing and pain.8/22/2010
  Q: I am a 40 year old female with severe back pain. I had a car accident in 1995 in which i was the ...
  A: neck pain, motor vehicle accident, fibromyalgia, staten island auto accident, staten island motor ...
back pain8/17/2010
  Q: While helping my husband move a refrigerator, I experienced excruciating pain and felt a loud ...
  A: back pain, staten island back pain, excruciating pain, compression fracture, subluxation, staten ...
toe8/14/2010
  Q: my baby was born 3 weeks ago and her pinky toe looks a bit crooked it sticks out a little and over ...
  A: Congratulations on your new baby. Thank you for your question. Your mid-wife, ob-gyn, maybe even ...
Numbness in one patch on leg8/9/2010
  Q: So pleased to have found this great site. For two weeks I have had a 4x7 patch of superficial ...
  A: leg numbness Hello Bethany, I am sorry to hear of your patch of numbness. But, Thank You for the ...
Lower back/hip ache7/23/2010
  Q: I have an odd pain- feels more like an itch or an irritation and feels like its inside my hip. On ...
  A: low back pain, hip pain, chiropractic, staten island low back pain, staten island hip pain, staten ...
Lower Back Pain7/21/2010
  Q: Im 16 years old and I play soccer. About 2 years ago I fell really hard on my back from me jumping ...
  A: low back pain, sports injury, staten island low back pain, staten island sports injury, staten ...
Rotated Pelvis7/3/2010
  Q: I have a history of injuries in the last 8 years, which I believe to be related to a rotated pelvis. ...
  A: European Osteopaths, England Chiropractors, Staten Island Chiropractor, Sports Injury Expert, Staten ...
upper back pain, spine issue7/1/2010
  Q: Severe pain and loss of range of motion sent me to a chiropractor. The pain was/is between my ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractor, range of motion, scoliosis Hello Blair, I am sorry to hear of your ...
Should I be a Chiropractor?6/27/2010
  Q: I desperately want to be a chiropractor, but I'm not good at all in math. I barely passed algebra in ...
  A: What a great Question!, What a Great Career!, Chiropractic helps people become healthier NATURALLY, ...
Lower Back Pain - L56/23/2010
  Q: Been diagnosed with a totally dried up disc. Pain is very bad through out the day as I sit. Only ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your pain, of your condition. What has your Doctor of Chiropractic told you? ...
neck/back/chest pain6/18/2010
  Q: I appreciate you taking the time to read this, i am serving our country in afghanistan and cannot ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint- neck/back/chest pain. Pain can RADIATE. Pain can start in ...
chiropractor and chiari6/17/2010
  Q: You say that MDs and DOs will generally point blame to the chiropractor....my question is If I ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complicated condition. I am very surprised that your Doctor did not ...
cerviogenic headaches6/16/2010
  Q: I have all the symptoms of a cerviogenic headache (dull ache not sharp, just on one side of head, ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaints. Some background information I distribute in my Staten Island ...
long term treatment of severe upper trapezius strain6/14/2010
  Q: Wife has been on disability for more than a year after suffering severe upper trapezius strain on ...
  A: Active Release Technique, A.R.T., A.R.T. Chiropractic, Staten Island Active Release, Graston, ...
pain during manipulation6/11/2010
  Q: I recently had a fall where my spine arched inward and I felt a crack about waist level. My ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your injury and pain. You do not tell me much about your complaint / ...
Back issues6/9/2010
  Q: Please help me, I have been diagnosed with degenerative disc and facet disease and nerve damage in ...
  A: diagnosed with degenerative disc and facet disease and nerve damage in the L5-S1 area , degenerative ...
Spinal Stenosis4/19/2010
  Q: i suffer from spinal stenosis. have had 5 surgeries on my lower back L5/S1 discectomy's, fusions, ...
  A: Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Discectomy, HNP, Herniated Disc, Herniated nucleus pulposis, Spinal Block, ...
chiropractic quest4/12/2010
  Q: exspirienchad surgery L5-L4 decompress nerve. Before I had foot drop,pain and burning leg and ...
  A: spinal surgery, spinal surgical decompression, foot drop, herniated disc, hnp, pain numbness, same ...
inquiry4/2/2010
  Q: I must have over trained on the punching bag because my right mid ribs feel like there is a spear ...
  A: over trained, repetitive stress, overtraining, sprain / strain , bruise, contusion, trauma, injury, ...
Slip disc3/30/2010
  Q: I have been operated for L4-L5 in 2003. no relief. have sciatica in both the legs. also me recent ...
  A: slip disc, slip disk, slipped disc, staten island slipped disc, herniated disc, herniated disk, HNP, ...
cervicogenic headache2/23/2010
  Q: I asked another Chiropracter here this question and he couldn't answer, which I don't understand, I ...
  A: headaches, staten island headache, cervicogenic headache, NSAIDS, nsaid side effects, nsaid ...
Treatment for anterolisthesis2/22/2010
  Q: Please can you tel me is there treatment for Grade 1 anterolisthesis of L5 on S1.The L5/S1 disk ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your pain. I am sorry to hear of your condition. Some people have ...
sore hamstring2/18/2010
  Q: what would be as a chiropractic doctor the recommended type of treatment for a sore hamstring? not ...
  A: hamstring injury, sore hamstring, tight hamstring, muscle imbalance, sports injury, sports ...
DDD of Cervical Spine2/16/2010
  Q: I have fairly significant DDD of my Cervical Spine. I spent 24 years in the Army. Throughout those ...
  A: DDD, DJD, OA, OsteoArthritis, Degenerative Joint Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease, Staten Island ...
Right arm heaviness and Nausea2/15/2010
  Q: I have been experiencing right arm numbness and heaviness for about one month now, it comes and ...
  A: right arm numbness, nausea, pinched nerves, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, Hello Lina, I am sorry ...
crooked neck2/10/2010
  Q: so i have had something wrong with my neck it hurts about 3 days a week i noticed that my head is ...
  A: crooked neck, neck pain, acute spastic torticollis, wryneck, pinched nerve, muscle spasm, ...
MRI of the Lumbar Spine w/o contrast interpretation2/4/2010
  Q: My husband has been experiencing severe lower back pain for approx. 3 months. He went to his gp who ...
  A: low back pain, staten island low back pain, back pain, sacralization, annullar tear, spinal ...
Lower back/left side pain2/3/2010
  Q: I am active person (26) and play a lot of basketball in my spare time. I have had an on-going aching ...
  A: ACBSP, DACBSP, ammerican chiropractic board of sport physicians, staten island chiropractor, USA ...
shoulder/back pain1/31/2010
  Q: in 2007, while sleeping, I was awoken to a loud cracking noise and severe pain in my spine between ...
  A: back pain, Vertebral Subluxation complex, 'crick in the back', pain between the shoulders, staten ...
Right Should Weak, Left Hamstring Sore1/28/2010
  Q: I'm a powerlifter. In September, I did a bench competition and did well. I missed my third lift, ...
  A: Muscle imbalance, muscle weakness, muscle pain?, shoulder injury, neck injury Hello Deb, I am ...
Back Pain and forward flexion1/27/2010
  Q: I apparently have a bulging disk that causes lumbar radicularopathy (L5-S1). Why does forward ...
  A: Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, Staten Island Back Pain, Back Pain with forward flexion, ...
Muscular Pain1/26/2010
  Q: I have had a dull ache/soreness that feels muscular in my pectoralis muscle on my left side for ...
  A: Muscular soreness Hello Sarah, I am sorry to hear of your pain. "....I have had a dull ...
Back1/24/2010
  Q: I live in western Canada where we can get pretty severe winters. At least once a year I will take a ...
  A: Back Pain, Staten Island Back Pain, Staten Island Chiropractic, delayed onset muscle soreness ...
stiff neck pain1/23/2010
  Q: I have had this stiff neck pain for about 2 weeks. I hurts to move my head particularly when I am ...
  A: stiff neck, staten island stiff neck, staten island chiropractic: Hello Sanjay, I am sorry to ...
Shingles and Chiropractors1/9/2010
  Q: My husband has been suffering severely from pain around back and left side under rib area....he had ...
  A: I am very sorry to hear of your Husband's pain and complicated history. You certainly present a ...
Will I require back surgery1/6/2010
  Q: I have been having back pain on and off in sciatic nerve region for the past 10 years however, for ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your pain and condition. You state: "....I have been having back pain on and ...
ongoing pain after adjustments1/1/2010
  Q: I have had x-rays and been told by an orthopedic doctor that I have a tilted pelvis which causes a ...
  A: Chiropractic, Chiropractor, Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Specialties, Adjustment, ...
neck and spine12/31/2009
  Q: These are the impressions of my mri, please advise on what I should do to fix the problems: Any ...
  A: cervical curve, disc bulge, disc herniation, HNP, Herniated Nucleus Pulposis, IVD HNP, ...
Car Accident12/30/2009
  Q: On 12/24 as I was sitting at a red light I took my seat belt off to take something out of my pocket ...
  A: car accident, whiplash, staten island auto accident, staten island whiplash, vertebral subluxation ...
terrible neck and back pain12/27/2009
  Q: I've had the worst neck and upper shoulder/back pain for the past 2 days. I've always cracked my ...
  A: terrible neck and back pain, vertebral subluxation, herniated disc, cervical brachial neuritis, ...
Ribhead subluxation12/22/2009
  Q: I have had this condition for 3 years now. I have been told by chiropractors that this is what I ...
  A: subluxation, ribhead subluxation, vertebral subluxation, staten island vertebral subluxation, staten ...
My Back12/7/2009
  Q: I am a runner, but my back is keeping me from achieving my full potential. What do you recommend I ...
  A: Back Pain, Back Problem, Low Back Pain, Athletic Potential, Performance Improvement, Staten Island ...
pain in the left leg and rerely left hand due to disk bulging11/24/2009
  Q: i am 23 years old man. 3 weeks back i had a lower back pain. and it used to come when i bend frwrd. ...
  A: low back pain, bulging disc, staten island low back pain, sciatica, staten island chiropractic ...
Potential neck Herniation11/23/2009
  Q: I Got a Hernia in my neck from a chiropractor in 2007 on the right side of the neck and down my arm ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your condition and pain. "....I Got a Hernia in my neck from a chiropractor ...
Bulging L4/L5, 6 years after surgery.11/20/2009
  Q: I am currently living in Georgia (the country) and I'm a bit frustrated because I can't seem to get ...
  A: national healthcare, socialized healthcare, cauda equina syndrome, 'pulled muscle', MRI, Herniated ...
Rib Cartilage11/19/2009
  Q: Almost 12 mths ago I was injured playing Rugby, I had an elbow hit my chest with great force. I ...
  A: kinesiotaping, kinesiotape, kinesio tape, Staten Island kinesio tape, subluxation, Hello Larry ...
Degenerative Disc Disease11/15/2009
  Q: Two months ago I was diagnosed with DDD in the L5S1 disc. I am thirty years old, healthy and fit. ...
  A: degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, DDD, DJD, Staten Island Degenerative Disc ...
first rib out11/12/2009
  Q: About a week ago I started to have horrible muscle spasms in my left shoulder and the pain radiated ...
  A: first rib out, first rib subluxation, whiplash, cervical acceleration deceleration injury, staten ...
Pain in Left Upper Abdomen11/11/2009
  Q: On January 25, 2008, I was sitting in a chair when I got a severe pain in my upper left abdomen. It ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your injury of January 25, 2008, and that you are still hurting- over 1.6 ...
whiplash or something else11/10/2009
  Q: I hit my forehead really hard on the doorframe of my van and injured my neck. A chiropractor friend ...
  A: neck pain, Xray, whiplash, severe pain, Staten Island Neck Pain, pain medication, swollen, tingling, ...
neck crackle11/9/2009
  Q: I have a two year old and when i tilt her head back or when she tilts it back there is a little ...
  A: joint noise, neck crackle, crepitus, staten island chiropractic Hello Jade, First, right away ...
back pain11/8/2009
  Q: I am 35 years old I had an mri close to a year ago. The results of the exam was degenerating discs ...
  A: back pain, staten island back pain, kyphosis, MRI, degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint ...
Re: Grinding sound in back between shoulder blades11/6/2009
  Q: Nolan, I asked you about a soft grinding sound between my shoulder blads in my back. I just wanted ...
  A: No trauma, no change in routine. "....The noise seems to be less in the morning or after long ...
Grinding sound in back between shoulder blades11/5/2009
  Q: I am 24 years old, healthy as far as I know, and exercise somewhat regularly (I run and walk a lot ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Chiropractic, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Joint Noises, Joint ...
RE:11/4/2009
  Q: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Chiropractors-965/2009/9/Elbow-1.htm Victor, Thanks for the great ...
  A: I do hope the previous advice helped out a bit. I am glad you went to the orthopedic and had an ...
CHIROPRACTORS IN INDIA10/27/2009
  Q: ARE THERE ANY LICENSED CHIROPRACTORS IN INDIA, I HAVE JUST COME FROM AUSTRALIA FOR A YEAR TO INDIA ...
  A: Good luck on your adventure in India! As you know, Australia and it's close neighbor- New Zealand ...
Information10/10/2009
  Q: I was told my MRI show that I have DDD(Degenerative Disc Disease)the doctor said I had it for quite ...
  A: Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Joint Disease, OsteoArthritis, OsteoArthritic degeneration, ...
l5 disk bulge10/8/2009
  Q: I am suffering from Scitica pain. From the Date of 15-May-2009. from MRI scan it has been found that ...
  A: Disk Bulge, Disk Herniation, Low Back Pain, Disc Bulge, Disc Herniation, Staten Island Disc Bulge, ...
Tilted pelvis10/7/2009
  Q: About 6 weeks ago, I went to chiropractor who adjusted my SI joint by means of a side manipulation. ...
  A: low back pain, tilted pelvis, sacro-iliac joint, SI joint, Lumbar spine, herniated disc, left calf - ...
Tense/Cracking back muscles10/6/2009
  Q: I'm 32 years old and for about as long as I can remember, I've had issues with my shoulder muscles ...
  A: I am sorry to hear about your 'tense, cracking back', sorry to hear you have not slept well for 4 ...
Rib pops out in back10/5/2009
  Q: I have had upper back issues for a year and finally went to a chiropractor. He said my rib is out in ...
  A: Back pain, subluxated rib, misaligned rib, luxated rib, staten island back pain, staten island ...
back pain10/2/2009
  Q: I am having severe back pain around my left shoulder blade in one aream I've seen my pcp who thinks ...
  A: Back pain, severe back pain, shoulder blade pain, Staten Island Back Pain, pain medications, ...
Back Pain10/1/2009
  Q: In August of 2007, I was body surfing at the beach and I caught a wave wrong. My arms were ...
  A: back pain, herniated disc, staten island back pain, staten island herniated disc, HNP, pinched ...
Drop Foot9/29/2009
  Q: I am 36 years and 4 days old(still getting used to the 36 bit :-) ) I had a full ceramic hip ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complicated, painful story. "....I am 36 years and 4 days old(still ...
Numbness in left leg and foot9/23/2009
  Q: Since I haven't gotten any answers anywhere else I thought I'd ask here. This started 2 weeks ago. ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your condition. You have been to your regular family MD, and a neurologist ...
neck & left arm pain with numbness9/22/2009
  Q: I'm 23 yrs old and I've been suffering from bad arm pain with numbness and tingling feeling that ...
  A: neck pain, left arm pain, 'pinched nerve', cervical-brachial neuritis, cervical herniated disc, ...
Back injury9/21/2009
  Q: A few days ago, I tripped backwards and landed on a six-inch-tall metal rod. My back then made a ...
  A: I am sorry to hear that you have been injured. To cut right to the chase: "....I was wondering if ...
Hip Pain9/20/2009
  Q: I have pain that usually starts from sitting in certain positions, standing for long periods of time ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your progressively worsening hip pain. You do not mention your age, any ...
Disc prolapse9/15/2009
  Q: I've got two prolapsed discs, one hitting my sciatic nerve, which is slowly improving, a bit like a ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your disc problems and sciatica. You do not mention your treatment plan, and ...
Elbow9/14/2009
  Q: Recently, I've developed weird noises in my right elbow when bending. With my hands stretched out ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your (developing, progressing) elbow problems. First, let me say this most ...
acute pain in my leg & lower back9/8/2009
  Q: Dr. I'm a 38 yr old male & have been active in sports all my life- about 3 months ago I awoke w/ a ...
  A: low back pain, sports athlete, sciatica, pain medication, touching toes, staten island low back ...
Chiropractor and back pain9/8/2009
  Q: As stated by my present chiropractor I do not have a pinched nerve. This pain started after I went ...
  A: chiropractic and back pain , pinched nerve , vertebral subluxation complex , chiropractic v. ...
back pain9/3/2009
  Q: the pain is getting much worse also it feels like it is causing pain in my arches of my feet. it is ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractic, Good Health Naturally, Staten Island Pain, Hello Brant, I am sorry ...
intense leg and foot pain due to lordosis?8/31/2009
  Q: I don't know if this is your area of expertise, but I don't know who else to ask. First of all, I ...
  A: lordosis, back pain, leg pain, sciatica, pinched nerves, fibromyalgia, pain killers, pain ...
stiff neck8/13/2009
  Q: Dolan. I've written you more than once before and appreciate your expertise. In Jan. I had a ...
  A: stiff neck, acute spastic torticollis, wryneck, whiplash, staten island stiff neck, staten island ...
neck pain and headaches8/9/2009
  Q: I am writing to gt some advice on what to do in regards to my neck pain and headaches. I am 30 yr ...
  A: neck pain and headaches, pregnancy and chiropractic, Staten Island Chiropractic and pregnancy, ...
collar bone bulbs8/7/2009
  Q: Victor, I believe I have an anterior collar bone impingement/dislocation...My right-side clavicle ...
  A: collar bone bulbs , staten island kinesiotape Hello Roger, I am sorry to hear of your ...
leg numbness8/7/2009
  Q: the back of my left calf is completly numb and its been that way for 2 days. i have no idea whats ...
  A: leg numbness, pinched nerve, staten island pinched nerve, herniated disc, staten island numbness, ...
arm pain8/6/2009
  Q: For the past year I have been experiencing severe pain in my bicep as well as cramping in my tricep. ...
  A: arm pain, sports related injury, sports performance, Staten Island Sports injury, neck pinched nerve ...
Chiropractic care during pregnancy....8/5/2009
  Q: Dr. Dolan, I had my first visit to a chiropractor today at 31 weeks pregnant. I know without x-rays ...
  A: Chiropractic during pregnancy, staten island pregnancy, chiropractic during pregnancy, Hello ...
hurt while stretching, help!8/5/2009
  Q: I was stretching and all of a sudden I have this pain on my left side, my shoulderblade, collarbone ...
  A: P.R.I.C.E. protocol, stretching injury, staten island sports injury, Hello Sandra, I am ...
Cervical Spine Straightening Answer8/2/2009
  Q: I recently read your response regarding the subject "Cervical Spine Straightening" causes. The ...
  A: Cervical Spine Straightening, Military neck, reduced cervical lordosis, cervical kyphosis, reversed ...
Knee Pain7/31/2009
  Q: I am a 43 year old female who suffers from arthritis in both knees. Recently, I began bike riding ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your knee pain, swelling, clicking, cramps. Want me to 'cut to the chase'? - ...
Spina Bifida Occulta7/30/2009
  Q: I just turned 27 yrs old and have had back pain since I was around age 15. My back hurts all the ...
  A: Spina Bifida Occulta, staten island spina bifida, back pain, low back pain, staten island back pain, ...
bicep tear7/28/2009
  Q: I hurt my shoulder about 2 weeks ago moving some heavy stuff around and on friday i was at work ...
  A: possible bicep tear, sports injury, workers compensation, staten island workers compensation, ...
Neck, Shoulder, Pec, Bicep and Elbow Pain7/27/2009
  Q: I am currently suffering from pain that radiates down the right side of my neck (from just under the ...
  A: Neck pain, shoulder pain, staten island neck pain, staten island shoulder pain, staten island ...
Pain in thigh and leg7/25/2009
  Q: I know this will sound crazy. I am a 71 year old female. I had a fall in February. About 10 days ...
  A: aspirin side effects, national healthcare, herniated disc, Pain in thigh and leg Hello ...
Back surgery7/25/2009
  Q: I am a 39 years old and in March was diagnosed with small herniations at L3-L4, L4-L5 and L5-S1 with ...
  A: I am very sorry to hear of your situation. To have your problems and pain at any time in life is ...
Oblique plane7/23/2009
  Q: I am currently busy with my 1st semester, 1st year in exercise science... I understand the ...
  A: I congratulate you on your quest and education! While I treat golf INJURY in my office, I would be ...
Shoulder pain7/22/2009
  Q: I recently fell down some stairs and hurt my shoulder in the process. I tried to stop my fall and ...
  A: shoulder exam, shoulder injury, rotator cuff, impingement syndrome, staten island chiropractic ...
footdrop7/20/2009
  Q: I'm a marathon runner in 2000 I was operated on the left leg due to footdrop,since the operation ...
  A: Congratulations on being a marathon runner! I am sorry to hear of your groin pain. You were ...
mri reports7/19/2009
  Q: I apologize in advance, this is probably not your specific area, but you may have an answer. i have ...
  A: I would recommend you ask this of another AllExperts.com member- perhaps our radiologist colleagues ...
Cervical herniated disc c5-c6-vision problems7/17/2009
  Q: I have a cervical herniated disc at c5-c6 with some cord flattening. I have seen neurosurgeons who ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your condition. I am glad that you are giving conservative treatment- such as ...
advice surgery needed or not treatment7/17/2009
  Q: slip disc L3-4 shows dehydration with diffuse disc bulge 1-2 mms L5 S1 shows dehydration with ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your condition. Is surgery needed? I have no idea. Decisions on surgery are ...
slip&fall-neck, should, lower back7/16/2009
  Q: On 1/3/07 I slipped on a wet, ceramic tile floor and was unconscious (no floor signage). Had CAT of ...
  A: slip and fall, injury, trauma, unconscious, CT scan, Staten Island Slip and Fall, MRI Bone spur, ...
deep massage and chiropractic7/15/2009
  Q: Dolan, I had a disc herniation at C6 and 7 in January. My neck muscles haven't been the same. I ...
  A: disc herniation, massage, chiropractic, radiculopathy, staten island disc herniation, pinched nerve, ...
muscle spasms and now variose like viens7/14/2009
  Q: for over a year I have suffered from and been treated with corisone shots for muscle spasms in my ...
  A: muscle spasms, cortisone shots, varicose veins, Hello Lin, I am sorry to hear of your ...
Right costal cartilage7/12/2009
  Q: so I couldn’t almost breathe. One morning when I woke up I knew I had pain so refrained from even ...
  A: This is much more of a Thoracic Surgeons question, or perhaps an orthopedic question. That said, I ...
ABR7/12/2009
  Q: Have you encountered ABR? (http://www.blyum.com/) Have you treated any patients with CerebralPalsy?
  A: http://www.blyum.com/ "ABR is the method of structural correction of musculoskeletal deformities. ...
numbness/tingling in extremities7/9/2009
  Q: I am a 32 year old female. I began experiencing numbness/tingling in my arms/hands/legs/feet about ...
  A: pinched nerve in neck, pinched nerve in back, Staten Island Pinched Nerve, Hello Vanessa, I ...
Hip injury from accident in Iraq7/9/2009
  Q: I served in the United States Marine Corps in Iraq from 2004-2005 as a machine-gunner on convoy ...
  A: hip injury, back pain, persistent pain, negative findings Hello Michael, First, I am sorry ...
Winging Scapula7/7/2009
  Q: My situation started when I tore my right upper bicep tendon at work when I was torqing a bolt on a ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complicated and deteriorating condition. First of all, I would refer ...
lumbar lordosis7/6/2009
  Q: few months back i got mri done because i am having pain in my left leg.mri indicated of infection ...
  A: Low Back Pain, Lumbar Pain, Lumbalgia, Lumbar Osteophyte, Lumbar Bone Spur, Lumbar VSC, Lumbar ...
Meaning of D.C.7/4/2009
  Q: What does D.C. mean? Doctorate of Chiropractic (LIKE A PhD?) or is the holder a Medical Doctor?
  A: D.C. , Doctorate of Chiropractic , Staten Island Chiropractor , Staten Island Doctor of Chiropractic ...
pressure in forehead and around the eyes6/30/2009
  Q: For the last 6 years I have pressure in forehead and around my eyes. I don't feel any pain or ...
  A: headache, staten island headache, sinus, staten island sinus Hello Yogesh Datta, I am sorry to ...
lower back pain- muscle 'knot?'6/30/2009
  Q: Dr. Dolan, For the past two years I have had a pain in my lower back, to the right side (not along ...
  A: muscle knot, cramp, sprain - strain, staten island muscle knot Hello Roberta, I am sorry to ...
follow up..re: bicep muscle injury6/28/2009
  Q: Dr. Victor Dolan, thank you for responding. The arm situation has been 5 weeks of pain and I do not ...
  A: pinched nerve, cervical brachial neuritis, cervical brachial radiculitis, nerve irritation, staten ...
Bicep muscle injury6/27/2009
  Q: I noticed when I worked on a pectoral fly machine that my fright arm bicep moves over to the right ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep 'moves' laterally- left or right, ...
Bicep muscle injury6/27/2009
  Q: I noticed when I worked on a pectoral fly machine that my fright arm bicep moves over to the right ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep 'moves' laterally- left or right, ...
Bicep muscle injury6/27/2009
  Q: I noticed when I worked on a pectoral fly machine that my fright arm bicep moves over to the right ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep 'moves' laterally- left or right, ...
Bicep muscle injury6/27/2009
  Q: I noticed when I worked on a pectoral fly machine that my fright arm bicep moves over to the right ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep 'moves' laterally- left or right, ...
Bicep muscle6/27/2009
  Q: I noticed when I worked on a pectoral fly machine that my fright arm bicep moves over to the right ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint. It sounds like your bicep 'moves' laterally- left or right, ...
spine injury6/26/2009
  Q: Could you please give me your opinion on what might be causing these symtoms and what rehabilitation ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your spine injury. I will start from the bottom (end) of your question, and ...
spinal stenosis6/26/2009
  Q: I am 55 and have beenrecently diagnosed with spinal stenosis,scoliosis, and deg.disc disease. I have ...
  A: spinal stenosis, scoliosis, and degenerative disc disease Hello June, Sorry to hear of your ...
Lumps on Neck and Scalp6/10/2009
  Q: I work in an office where sometimes I sit in front of a computer all day. Lately I have been having ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaints. Let me cut to the chase: ".....Should I consult my Dr? What ...
Neck/Shoulder6/10/2009
  Q: ok , recently a family member of mine tried to commit suicide by hanging himself. With lots of ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your situation. 'Numb' arm, loss of strength, loss of movement,- could a ...
Please help6/8/2009
  Q: I need help. two years ago I awoke one morning with severe tension in my neck. I thought it would ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your condition. Please, do not 'shoot the messenger', but the message is- go ...
Neck pain6/6/2009
  Q: I have had neck pain ever since I had my thyroid surgery 2 mo. ago. I have recovered from the ...
  A: Staten Island Neck Pain, Staten Island Chiropractor, Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia, ...
Vertigo6/6/2009
  Q: I've written you before about a herniated c6,7 disc occuring 1/5/09 and that I've received good ...
  A: Vertigo Hello Joni, I am sorry to hear of your Vertigo. ".....I've written you before about a ...
Strange pain near spine6/6/2009
  Q: Dolan, I am hoping you can provide some insight as to a strange pain I have recently developed on ...
  A: Vertebral Subluxation Complex, altered sensation, Hello Janelle, I am sorry to hear of your ...
pulled muscle6/4/2009
  Q: I think I maybe pulled a tricep muscle by overuse of one crutch with my right arm. My symptoms ...
  A: Staten Island Crutch Palsy, Staten Island Pinched Nerve Hello Cindy, I am sorry to hear of ...
Scoliosis/Rib Cage Pain6/4/2009
  Q: I developed scoliosis which was visible at age 14. At that time, I had a corset brace with a bar ...
  A: Staten Island Scoliosis, Scoliosis/Rib cage pain, Hello Sandra, I am sorry to hear of your ...
cervical spinal stenosis6/3/2009
  Q: Could cervical spinal stenosis elicit a symptom similar to a TIA - a moment of confusion and slurred ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your husband's complaints. "....Could cervical spinal stenosis elicit a ...
numbness/nerve-tingle from left shoulder to fingertips6/2/2009
  Q: I've recently started having almost constant numbness/tingling all down my left arm - especially ...
  A: Staten Island Pinched Nerve, numbness, radiculitis, muscle knots, Hello Jess, I am sorry ...
Ankle Pain6/2/2009
  Q: My ankle is popping every time i move it and it is extremely painful. what is wrong with it and is ...
  A: Staten Island Ankle Pain Hello Cassi, I am sorry to hear of your pain. ".....My ankle is ...
Left hip tear and Low Back pain6/2/2009
  Q: "Hello, on March 24, 2009 I was in labor and having my daughter 6 weeks early, I had an epidural ...
  A: Staten Island Low Back Pain, Hello Melissa, I am sorry to hear of your pain, sorry to hear ...
Chronic Vertigo6/1/2009
  Q: I just finished reading a letter from another person who had chronic vertigo and was told that the ...
  A: staten island vertigo, staten island dizziness, proprioception Hello Cathy, I am sorry to ...
Knee pain6/1/2009
  Q: For the last four weeks, I began having knee pains. I especially feel the pain when I straighten my ...
  A: Staten Island Knee Pain, Staten Island Sports Injury, Staten Island Arthritis Hello Abe, I am ...
2yr old child with a seizure disorder5/30/2009
  Q: My 227 month old daughter has had a seizure disorder since last two months. EEG shows it to be ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractor Hello Panna, I am sorry to hear of your daughter's problems. She ...
frozen shoulder5/29/2009
  Q: I am a 53 yr. old Nanny who threw a football (for 20 min.)did not hear popping sound or experience ...
  A: Staten Island Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Staten Island Frozen Shoulder, Staten Island Adhesive ...
back and neck injuries5/28/2009
  Q: In August 2001 I jumped off a 70' high bridge into the Columbia river while on vacation in ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your complaints. I am sorry to hear of your pain. ".....In August 2001 I jumped ...
My husband is complaining of back pain5/27/2009
  Q: Dolan, My husband has been complaining of back problems. He went to see a Dr and all that he did ...
  A: staten island back pain, staten island nutrition, staten island diet, Hello Michele M., I am ...
Shoulder pain5/26/2009
  Q: I have had ongoing (3 years or so)shoulder pain (mainly felt on my outer upper arm)of my left arm. I ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaints. I will 'cut to the chase'. "....Could these two problems be ...
thanks for your answer5/23/2009
  Q: i recently asked you a question regarding the lucency in my ct scan of the neck. thank you for your ...
  A: "....HISTORY/INDICATION: injury with history of fracture, neck pain.....", this phrase does not ...
chronic neck &spine pain &new injury5/23/2009
  Q: I had a chair collapse under me @ work. I tried to stand & reach 2 the right when I felt it going. ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaint/ pain/ condition. Thank you for all of your information. You ...
abdominal/back pain5/23/2009
  Q: I'm a 24 year old marathon runner. I was recently diagnosed with psoas tendinitis. I'm somewhat ...
  A: staten island back pain, staten island psoas pain, performance improvement Hello Jennifer, ...
patella femoral pain5/22/2009
  Q: I am 18 years old and have had left knee pain for the last two years and two months. I went from ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your condition. You state you are 18y/o - this is helpful= you are young. ...
disc prolapse and taekwondo5/22/2009
  Q: my daughter has just recovered from disc prolapse. is it advisable to again join her taekwondo ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your daughter's condition. First- in person, 'hands on' examination, ...
ct scan reading5/21/2009
  Q: i was recently in a bad car wreck and had 3 fractured ribs, 1 collapsed lung, 1 fractured clavical ...
  A: Staten Island Volunteer Ambulance , Staten Island Auto Accident Hello Chris, Sorry to hear of ...
pain at base of left side of neck5/18/2009
  Q: My MRI showed a herniated disc C6-7 in Jan. I've been doing well receiving trigger point therapy, ...
  A: staten island herniated disk, staten island neck pain, Hello Joni, I am sorry to hear of your ...
Pain on scalp (child)5/17/2009
  Q: .. My son is 10-years-old. He suffers from cluster tension headaches and does see a chiropractor ...
  A: It came across to me as a question, so I have to write an answer. Good Luck. It sounds like just a ...
disk bulge5/16/2009
  Q: i was involved in an auto accident. i postponed treatment for three weeks because i wanted the pain ...
  A: disk bulge, disk herniation, staten island disk bulge, staten island disk herniation, staten island ...
Back pain5/13/2009
  Q: I have frequent back spasm for past 10 years.My age is 30 and after the MRI of my back there is ...
  A: Back Pain, back spasm, lumbar degeneration, loss of lumbar lordosis, staten island back pain, ...
3 month childs erbs palsy treatment5/12/2009
  Q: My daughter is suffering from right hand palsy since birth .can this treatment be successfully ...
  A: staten island erbs palsy, Hello Sharmila Mahendran, I am sorry to hear of your child's palsy. ...
Extreme Pack Pain Prior to Bowel Movement5/8/2009
  Q: For years I have been experiencing severe back pain at least once a week or more prior to having a ...
  A: Staten Island Pain Patient Hello Kimberlyn, I am sorry to hear of your pain. Now we have to get ...
TENS5/8/2009
  Q: My wife has been suffering from a lower back pain for many years. It is getting worse to the point ...
  A: Low back pain, nonsurgical spinal decompression, TENS, spinal mua, spinal manipulation under ...
Left arm pain5/7/2009
  Q: I have had pain in my left arm for a couple of weeks now. It almost feels like i need to crack ...
  A: arm pain Hello Pamela, I am sorry to hear of your left arm pain. Your description/ question is ...
hip pain5/5/2009
  Q: I have been suffering from nighttime hip pain for the past several months. I only have the pain when ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your pain. Don't you want to know what is causing this pain? Bed too soft? ...
muscle weakness - triceps/shoulder5/3/2009
  Q: Approx 4 months ago, I woke with a painful shoulder (left) as if I had been lay in a bad position, ...
  A: muscle weakness - triceps/shoulder , shoulder pain , staten island muscle weakness Hello Stuart, ...
pain in low back5/2/2009
  Q: sir , one day i gets up on my bed i feel lot of pain on my back. my x-ray report loss of normal ...
  A: low back pain, staten island lower back pain, staten island vertebral subluxation Hello Malik, ...
Acute Upper Back/Shoulder Pain4/29/2009
  Q: 1 week ago my 18 year old son developed shoulder pain following exercise. He went to the immediate ...
  A: "pinched nerve", sprain/strain, herniated disc Hello Terri, I am sorry to hear your son has ...
Spinal stiffness and pain during hyperextensions4/27/2009
  Q: I am a 23 year old female and I have been practicing yoga since a year and a half. I have difficulty ...
  A: Staten Island Yoga, Staten Island Sports Chiropractic Hello Priya, Sorry to hear of your ...
Prolonger Neck/Back pain after loud pop4/27/2009
  Q: About 3 weeks ago I woke from sleeping and went to move my neck, suddenly there was a very loud pop ...
  A: Staten Island Neck Pain, Hello Wayne, I am sorry to hear of your neck pain. Will this pain ...
my both legs in agony4/27/2009
  Q: ..i cannot walk and kills me to put feet to floor so im craling along..they hurt so much im always ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your leg pain. Your description/ question is very short; if my answer does not ...
rib and upper back pain4/26/2009
  Q: Dolan, I will make this as brief and to the point as possible. My son has been suffering with rib ...
  A: back pain, rib pain, 'chipping' rib Hello Theresa, Sorry to hear of your son's complaint. You ...
rib injury from drop table treatment4/25/2009
  Q: I have been receiving treatment from a resected chiropractor for sciatic pain. On my fourth visit ...
  A: Rib injury Hello Randy, Sorry to hear of your pain, possible rib problem. "....resected ...
Chronic Neck/Back/Jaw Pain4/23/2009
  Q: I was in a car accident in 1997 in which I received whiplash related injuries to my neck & back, and ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear of your accidents. Thank you for trying the Doctor of ...
Help!4/20/2009
  Q: I am a tall thin 39yr old female. (5'11 130lbs). 3yrs ago I hurt my back lifting up and playing ...
  A: low back pain Hello Debi, Sorry to hear of your repeated complaints regarding your lower back. ...
Pelvis or back problem4/1/2009
  Q: Basically On sunday I went to pick up a bag of groceries and I got a sudden sharp pain in my very ...
  A: Pelvis or back problem Hello Mark, I am sorry to hear of your pain, your condition. This ...
Disc herniation and degeneration3/31/2009
  Q: I am a 38 year old girl. My problems: neck pain since 1996. has been getting better the past 3 ...
  A: Disc herniation and degeneration Hello Joanna, I am sorry to hear of your problems. You ...
neck pain numbness3/31/2009
  Q: i need to know if this is all related migraine turns into neck pain,stiffness always left side ...
  A: neck pain numbness Hello Crizz, Sorry to hear of your complaints. Migraine (headaches), neck ...
Neck pain and tingling3/30/2009
  Q: I'm a 20 year old female and for over two years whenever I lie down on my right side and sometimes ...
  A: Neck pain and tingling Hello Brooke, Sorry to hear of your problem. "I get this horrible ...
Lumbar Lordosis3/29/2009
  Q: My report say: 1. Normal Lumbar Lordosis is lost. 2. Early degenerative changes with osteophyte ...
  A: "Kindly advice what is all these and treatement I should follow.".... I shall try, but I have a very ...
neck pain3/29/2009
  Q: THIS IS THE 3RD DAY AND ITS NOT GETTING BETTER. WHAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED? IT JUST STARTED AS I WAS ...
  A: neck pain Hello Viky, Sorry to hear of your severe pain. "HAVING A SEVERE PAIN FROM THE MIDDLE ...
Worried about the extant of injury3/29/2009
  Q: Eight years ago I hit the top of my head on a solid beam. and have experienced numbness and ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition. "However my primary concern, the reason for me wrighting is often ...
neck fullness3/28/2009
  Q: I woke up with a neck tightness/crick about a month ago. It then progressed to fullness and swelling ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your complaint/ condition. "I woke up with a neck tightness/crick about a month ...
lower back Pain3/27/2009
  Q: I have had lower back pain that has become pretty consistent. I had an MRI done in 2007. I was told ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your pain, dysfunction and condition. Lower back pain is a very common ...
head weights3/27/2009
  Q: Have been seeing a chiropractor 2-3 times a week for 3-4 months. Neck X-rays indicate no improvement ...
  A: head weights Hello Carole, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear of your condition. I hope ...
Herniated Disc/Lower Back Pain3/26/2009
  Q: 5ft9 74kg and I play Professional Soccer in Scotland but I am heading out to play soccer in USA the ...
  A: Herniated Disc/Lower Back Pain Hello Craig Black, Sorry to hear of your injury. It is good that ...
elbow pain3/26/2009
  Q: I need advice here and hope you may help. I have chronic pain (tennis elbow) from my right elbow ...
  A: Tennis Elbow , Lateral Epicondylitis Hello Feng, Sorry to hear of your pain in the lateral ...
disc problem in neck3/24/2009
  Q: I will type what my impression from my MRI is: Potentially significant disc pathology on the right ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain, sorry to hear of your significant cervical spine pathology. ".....C-5-6 ...
Back pain3/23/2009
  Q: I am a 33 y/o male. I hurt my back and am unsure as to what exactly it is. I fear it may be a ...
  A: Back Pain , Low Back Pain , Herniated Disk , Staten Island Back pain , Hello Mark, Sorry to ...
trampoline accident3/22/2009
  Q: i participate in trampolining in school and i recently injured myself. i was doing a backwards ...
  A: Sorry to hear that you hurt yourself. "....strangely neither my neck nor my back seemed to hurt im ...
Accidentally Cracked Neck3/22/2009
  Q: I'm a 17 year old girl. I was in class one day and I actually turned my head sideways and on the ...
  A: Accidentally Cracked Neck Hello Desiree, I am sorry to hear of your pain and concerns. Believe ...
Elbow pain and clicking while pronating forearm3/22/2009
  Q: I had a work injury years ago when my forearm flexed at 90 degree was suddenly over pronated with a ...
  A: JOINT CLICKING , Elbow pain and clicking while pronating forearm , Hello Alex, I am sorry to ...
psoas muscle3/20/2009
  Q: I have had chronic back pain for the past three years following a car accident. I was just ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear that you were ".... just discharged from yet another ...
Neck Curves the Wrong Way3/18/2009
  Q: I have been going to the same chiropractor since November. He took x-rays of my neck and back and it ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition. Restoring spinal curvature is a controversial issue in ...
back muscle soar?3/18/2009
  Q: I am 28 years old and have never had any back problems. A few months ago, an area on my back began ...
  A: back pain, staten island back pain, Hello Connie, Sorry to hear of your back pain. ".....I ...
slip disc,compression3/17/2009
  Q: this is sania khan,im 24 and delivered a child at April 21 2008 through LSCS operation,now im ...
  A: sciatica, Staten Island Sciatica, back pain, herniated disc Hello Ania Khan, Sorry to hear of ...
Pinched sciatic nerve3/16/2009
  Q: About three months ago I pinched my sciatic nerve while getting into a car. I was throwing up every ...
  A: pinched sciatic nerve , Staten Island Sciatica, Hello Lisa, I am sorry to hear of your initial ...
Rib Pain - Contusion3/16/2009
  Q: My 16 year old son who is in great physical shape at 6'1", 190 lbs had a ATV accident 2 wks ago. He ...
  A: contusion , curtis high school football Hello Malinda Heller, Sorry to hear of your son's ...
lower back pain and burning in buttocks3/16/2009
  Q: For the past 11 weeks; I have been having some pain in my lower back and left hip. I began having ...
  A: Lower back pain and burning in buttocks , Staten Island Back Pain , Hello Connie, I am sorry ...
chest pain3/15/2009
  Q: i have a problem with my chest, about 2 weeks ago i felt a pop in my chest after weight was pressed ...
  A: chest pain Hello Leigh, Sorry to hear of your chest pain. When a health professional mentions/ ...
Stomach3/15/2009
  Q: Victor,I am not sure if this is a chiro question but I cant find an expert to answer this. I am 50, ...
  A: This is not really a Chiropractic question, but as long as you hold me harmless, and we just have a ...
Loss of neck curve3/12/2009
  Q: I have had problems with my neck, shoulders and back for over 10 years now. I was recently in a car ...
  A: Loss of neck curve , spinal curves , reversed curve , neck pain , spinal degeneration , staten ...
reoccurring dislocated rib3/11/2009
  Q: About 1 1/2 weeks ago I went to the chiropractor for back pain on my left side radiating to under my ...
  A: staten island kinesiotape , kinesio tape Hello Sarah, I am sorry to hear of your pain. I am ...
shoulder pain3/11/2009
  Q: I am having a dull aching pain in my left medial shoulder that also at times seems to go down my ...
  A: shoulder pain , Staten Island Shoulder Pain , Hello Michelle from Nebraska, I am sorry to ...
BACK PROBLEM & EXERCISE3/11/2009
  Q: I,ve been told i have an L4/L5 L5/S1 nerve impingment through an MRI scan. My question is it wise to ...
  A: BACK PROBLEM & EXERCISE , MRI , nerve impingment Hello Adrian, Sorry to hear of your problem. ...
rib and back pain3/9/2009
  Q: Doctor, 1 yr ago I fell and hit full force (the bicycle handlebars) on my right lower rib area. ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear your sad story of doctor after doctor, Xray after MRI, ...
rib pain3/8/2009
  Q: I have been seeing a chiropractor for almost a year now for headaches and neck pain. A month ago my ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear of your whole situation. I am also sorry it has taken me ...
hip pain3/8/2009
  Q: I saw a hip specialist 1 month ago and xrays revealed that I have arthritis in my right hip and in ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your hip pain. And I am sorry it took so long to reply- bad computer problems have ...
joints popping3/5/2009
  Q: I'm concerned about the popping of my joints. When my move my neck it pops really loud, sometimes ...
  A: joints popping Hello Geneva, Sorry to hear of your pain, of your concern. If your popping ...
Nerve degeneration.3/5/2009
  Q: I have a problem with my right arm. I had consulted a doctor and he told me that it is some kind of ...
  A: staten island nerve degeneration Hello Suhan, Sorry to hear of your problem. Sounds like your ...
numbness in my heel3/4/2009
  Q: from one year , i had a MRI scan .my doctors say i have Sciatica ,herniated (L4-L5-s1) disc with ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition, sorry to hear of your pain. 'Sciatica' is only 1/2 of a diagnosis. ...
neurological symptoms2/27/2009
  Q: Seven years ago I was prescribed Levaquin for a non-existent UTI. Immediately I began to experience ...
  A: I am sorry to hear of your complaints. It sounds like you are doing all that you can : "....I went ...
Middel Deltoid Pain2/27/2009
  Q: For a long time now I have a shoulder pain, Its on my left shoulder, and it feels like its beneath ...
  A: shoulder pain Hello Jonathan Davis, Sorry to hear of your shoulder pain, your middle deltoid ...
morning neck pain, stiffness, and severe headache2/26/2009
  Q: I have suffered from fairly severe tension in my upper back, shoulders and neck (maybe partly ...
  A: neck pain, neck stiffness, staten island headache, Hello Chelsea, Sorry to hear of your morning ...
Twitching & cramp in leg2/25/2009
  Q: Can you please help me. I have had the above for several years now and it's getting worse. I cannot ...
  A: leg cramps , buttock pain , staten island leg pain Hello Lorraine Whelan, Sorry to hear of your ...
numb/stinging back2/24/2009
  Q: About two months ago the skin on the left side of my back started to become numb. Just under my ...
  A: back pain , back numbness , staten island back pain , swollen nerves , Hello Hannah, Sorry to ...
back pain2/23/2009
  Q: I injured one of my ribs a few years ago (the costal cartilage on the tip of my 10th rib in the ...
  A: staten island back pain , back pain , rib pain , costal cartilage fracture / separation , staten ...
Rib Cage out of alignment2/20/2009
  Q: On my right side of chest my rib cage comes out farther than the left. It's very noticeable and at ...
  A: scoliosis, rib malalignment, subluxation, Hello Adrienne, Sorry to hear of your health ...
Posterocentral Disc bulges at C4-C5, TO L5-S1levels.2/18/2009
  Q: Respected Sir, Hi, This is Vishal from India - Mumbai, I have back pain problem form ...
  A: Staten Island Herniated Disc , Posterocentral Disc bulges at C4-C5, TO L5-S1 levels, Hello ...
neck harness2/16/2009
  Q: I have had acupuncture and chiropractic work but I am not getting the relief I need. I study vocal ...
  A: neck pain Hello Heather, I am sorry to hear of your problem. With everything we do in life, ...
Protruding Hip2/15/2009
  Q: I am seventeed and have recently realized that my right hip is slightly more protruding than my ...
  A: First, you are seventeen years old; of course I recommend you discuss this problem, and my answer ...
Low back pain2/15/2009
  Q: I am 28 years old and have been experiencing low back pain since the 3rd trimester of my last ...
  A: Rochelle Uren, Hello Rochelle. Sorry to hear of your ongoing problem. Since you do not want to ...
Bad Sciatica and low back pain2/13/2009
  Q: I'm 30 yrs old and have had back pain since 13 off/on. 4 years ago I went to the ER for severe back ...
  A: Staten Island Herniated Disk , Disk protrusion , Disk bulge , Sciatica , Hello Rachael, Sorry ...
Pain that runs down the leg2/13/2009
  Q: My father has been having trouble with his sciatica nerve being pinched by the herniated disk ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your Dad's condition. This is the type of problem that the Doctor of Chiropractic ...
FALLING NERVE PAIN?2/12/2009
  Q: ABOUT 8 MONTHS AGO I FELL AT WALMART ON A SPEED BUMP OF ALL THINGS I HIT PRETTY HARD MY RIGHT SIDE ...
  A: I just submitted this answer, I am still on the computer, and I see you have read the answer ...
brace for sleep?2/12/2009
  Q: I've been dealing with a neck problem for thirty years. I've made regular use of massage therapy ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your chronic neck problems. I am not favorably predisposed towards bracing or ...
Contortion2/10/2009
  Q: I there I'm a beginner Contortionist and I've been told it's normal to have your back crack but no ...
  A: I am still on the computer and see you have picked up your answer. I hope it is helpful. Good Luck ...
Ribs2/7/2009
  Q: I am a right handed pitcher at the collegiate level and recently everytime I pitch it seems like my ...
  A: Staten Island Kinesiotape , A.R.T. , Chiropractic and Performance Hello Brad, Sorry to hear of ...
"popping sound"2/6/2009
  Q: What causes the "popping" sound people experience during an adjustment? Does a "pop" indicate an ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your >popping< and concerns. I just answered a very similar question!,,,,,, Is ...
Back Pain/Ache2/6/2009
  Q: I'm a 22 year old female with a constant dull ache in my lower back. I have recently been having to ...
  A: Staten Island Back Pain , back ache , low back pain , NSAIDS , Hello Claire, Sorry to hear of ...
MRi info suggestions2/4/2009
  Q: I took awhile for me to decide whom to ask my questions too. In advance, thank you for your time. I ...
  A: disk protrusion, disk herniation Hello Dustin, Sorry to hear of your pain and condition. I have ...
Shoulder Manipulation2/3/2009
  Q: Last Feb 2008, I had my 4th out of 5 surgeries on my right shoulder. It was a manipulation surgery. ...
  A: new york manipulation under anesthesia, staten island manipulation under anesthesia, shoulder ...
crunching nad poping sound from back of head1/31/2009
  Q: i am rahul 23 m from india. from past 4 years i am facing this problem that when ever i rotate my ...
  A: staten island neck pain , crunching sounds , poping sounds , Hello Rahul Bansal, Sorry to hear ...
Headache1/30/2009
  Q: I was in a rear end collision on Monday Nov 10, 2008. There was no injuries so I did not go to the ...
  A: staten island auto accident, staten island motor vehicle accident, headache, whiplash, OTC meds, ...
broken sterium1/30/2009
  Q: what can be done by doctor,really bad pain
  A: fractured sternum , Hello Mitch, Sorry to hear of your "....broken sterium....". I think we have ...
Questions about my sons chiropractor1/30/2009
  Q: My son has what some call and extra vertebrae. He is 14 years old. The last three major growth ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your son's problems and need for care. Sorry to hear of the discrepancy between ...
Tingling in leg/feet / aching muscles1/29/2009
  Q: Leg and feet tingle, aching shoulders and back I'm 6'1'' 170lbs, 45 yoa and have no medical ...
  A: peripheral neuropathy , postural neuropathy , Hello Mike, Congratulations on the new car. ...
Lower back pain1/29/2009
  Q: I am 26 years old, My occupation is to continuously work on computer (sitting)At times I have ...
  A: staten island slipped disk , herniated disk , HNP , bulging disk , Hello Adnan, Sorry to hear of ...
Neck Crepitus, neck cruching1/27/2009
  Q: Hey Victor, i am currently 31y/o and a avid athlete, primarily to anerobic, functional weight ...
  A: staten island fitness, Staten Island Athletic performance , avid athlete , neck crepitus , neck ...
chest paine1/25/2009
  Q: backeand neack,for two days then the cheast paine coming better but still in my backe and schoulder. ...
  A: chest pain , neck pain , shoulder pain , back pain , Hello Amel, Sorry to hear of your pain. ...
electric sensations1/25/2009
  Q: About 2 weeks ago I did a massive amount of moving around containers of differing weights. I've ...
  A: 'electric sensations' , pinched nerve , costo-chondritis , rib sprain-strain , Hello Kay ...
Heavy load snap unconscious from excruciating pain mid back immobility canot walk wo assist1/22/2009
  Q: AP Heart normal No lung lesion Mediastinum hila diaphragm costophrenic angles normal No rib ...
  A: ".....Back ribs cartilage damaged?...." , I guess you are hurting, but I am having problems ...
follow up low back pain limbus at L41/21/2009
  Q: I am 32 years old. When I was 27 I took a bad fall down some concrete steps and most of the impact ...
  A: low back pain , Limbus Bone L4 ,,,,, Herniated disc Hello Shauney, Your comments came through as ...
Bent Ribs1/20/2009
  Q: Dolan, Thank you for your reply. The MD did not take any Xrays of my ribs. It was a regular ...
  A: This came through to me as a followup question. Good Luck Thursday. Doctors are funny creatures. ...
lower back pain/limbus at l41/19/2009
  Q: I have chronic lower back pain and have had on and off for 3 years. In July 2008 I had a MRI because ...
  A: lower back pain, Hello Shauney, Sorry to hear of your Limbus bone. You have had pain for three ...
Right lower ribs trauma1/18/2009
  Q: Dolan, Three years ago, the right side of my ribs got hit with a metal door. At the beginning, I ...
  A: back pain , rib pain , Hello Mia, Sorry to hear that THREE years after an injury you are still ...
Back Pain1/16/2009
  Q: Last year I was taken to the ER with severe pain in the mid to upper section of my back. X-rays of ...
  A: staten island back pain , staten island scoliosis , NSAIDS , Hello Lena, Sorry to hear of your ...
neck, chest, shoulder, bicep pain1/14/2009
  Q: my name is Andrea. I am a (104 lb.) 5'3" female with a small frame. Medical past: when I was ...
  A: Neck pain; chest, shoulder, arm pain, reversed cervical curve, Hello Andrea, Sorry to hear of ...
severe upper back and upper chest pains and some in the sides1/13/2009
  Q: I my name is Dave im 25 years old. Recently i started to have upper back and upper chest pains. ...
  A: back pain , chest pain , neck pain , trauma , fall off ladder , Hello David, Sorry to hear you ...
Rheumatiod Authritis1/13/2009
  Q: What in generally can a Chiroprator do for me reagrding joint pain. I am on Rituxan and have ...
  A: First, let me apologize for the time it has taken to answer you. My computer at home is Dead,,, my ...
sacral transitional vertebra1/12/2009
  Q: Is a person who has a sacral transitional vertebra more likely to have low back trouble than a ...
  A: sacral transitional vertebrae , low back pain , sciatica , herniated disc , Hello Joe, Thank you ...
Cracked Sternum1/12/2009
  Q: My mother was in a care accident today, and was diagnosed with a cracked sternum. She was given her ...
  A: Staten Island Auto Accident , car accident , cracked sternum, pain, alternative treatment, ...
neck pain1/11/2009
  Q: I have been having neck pain (somewhere around C-6,7 maybe) with crepitus, almost everyday for the ...
  A: staten island neck pain , crepitus , reading posture , C6- C7 , pain meds , Hello Lisa, ...
pain in right butt1/7/2009
  Q: i had 2 ruptured disk surgeries lower back and a little higher on 2nd one. now i have numbness on ...
  A: back pain , pain in right butt , failed back syndrome , failed back surgery , numbness , pain ...
Leg Pain (over 1 year)1/5/2009
  Q: I have been experiencing leg pain for over a year now- the pain is in both legs (it comes and goes) ...
  A: leg pain , bilateral leg pain , posterior leg pain , also in arms, occ in head, Xrays clear, MRI - ...
cervical question1/4/2009
  Q: My husband has been having severe neck pain and pain shooting down his arm for the past 6 weeks. We ...
  A: cervical stenosis , neck pain , arm pain , Hello Amy, Sorry to hear of your husband's condition. ...
Grinding noise with labored breathing when twisting upper body1/4/2009
  Q: Two days ago i noticed a loud grinding noise with labored breathing in the left area of my chest and ...
  A: labored breathing , grinding noise , chest/ rib area pain , 'one or maybe 2 ribs seem to JUT out a ...
Why so sore all the time?1/3/2009
  Q: Victor I am 50,no health issues.I get a yearly checkup and apart from a slightly elevated blood ...
  A: exercise , working out , goals , soreness , adaptation , Hello Bud, Congratulations on working ...
mri lumbar spine1/2/2009
  Q: i was dignosed with tuberculosis in psoas muscle,now the reports says- there is a complete ...
  A: MRI Lumbar Spine Hello Charu, Thank you for your question. I hope you are feeling better now. I ...
middle back pain12/31/2008
  Q: Have been having a pain on my left side at my rib and at times i feel it down the left side on my ...
  A: Mid back pain , pulled muscle , sp/strain , Hello Debbie, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to ...
Constant pain in neck and shoulders12/30/2008
  Q: Dolan: I am a 35 year old female who has lived with chronic neck and shoulder pain for the last ...
  A: neck pain, shoulder pain, cervical spondylosis, disc protrusion, spinal stenosis, Hello Janet, ...
Back popping.12/26/2008
  Q: I'll start off by saying I did go to a chiropractor for over a year. My lowest disk is slowly ...
  A: Back pain , muscle knots , trigger points , Hello Thomas, First, let me say I am sorry it took so ...
Sever Back pain after lifting12/26/2008
  Q: I was lifting some car parts yesterday and while lifting i heard and felt something rip in my lower ...
  A: back pain , low back pain , pain in the leg , sciatica , sprain-strain , herniated disc , HNP ...
shoulder injury12/25/2008
  Q: I had a shoulder injury in 7/07. it was treated at first with PT, then an MRI was taken and the ...
  A: Staten Island Workers Compensation practice , New York Workers Compensation , Shoulder Injury , Neck ...
Protruded disk12/25/2008
  Q: I was rear ended by a tractor trailer. I am 25 yrs old, MRI findings are that I have protruded disk ...
  A: auto accident , disc protrusion , back pain , Hello Amy, First, let me apologize,,, my home ...
pain in my right buttock and back of leg and knee12/24/2008
  Q: are ;there excercises to relieve ;this or natural remedies such as vitamins
  A: Back pain, buttock pain, back of leg pain, sciatica, herniated disc, Hello Nikki, First let me ...
Disk Lesions12/22/2008
  Q: My spine has Severe disk Lesions on T11 and T12 and also L4 L5? bulging disks. I was wondering if ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your injury. Sorry to hear of your situation. First, on the health question, do ...
workers compensation12/21/2008
  Q: I hurt myself at work. URGENT. Can you explain New York Workers Compensation to me? I have never ...
  A: New York Workers Compensation , New York Work Comp , Staten Island Workers Compensation Practice , ...
back pops/cracks12/16/2008
  Q: . I'm just wondering why the bones in my back pop/cracks whenever I take a deep breath. There is no ...
  A: A common question- 'pop/ cracks' in joints; good or bad? The >pop< or >crack< that we feel, hear in ...
pain after fall12/15/2008
  Q: i slipped on a walkway that was covered in ice. I am 6ft 4" so i have a long way to fall!, my 2 feet ...
  A: back pain, slip and fall, dizzy, vision blurred, Hello Declan, Sorry to hear that you slipped, ...
RE : Urgent help needed12/14/2008
  Q: I attach extract from the report from my GP I am 28 years old. I have been informed the insurers ...
  A: Staten Island Workers Compensation, Staten Island Herniated Disc Hello Andrew, Sorry to hear of ...
response12/13/2008
  Q: Dr.Dolan, Thanks for your response. I got the results from my tests. Chest, lung,rhoratic, and ...
  A: Staten Island Chiropractic , Chiropractic lesion and Medical lesion , Hello Christine, Thank you ...
lower right, upper buttox back pain12/12/2008
  Q: For the past 2 1/2 years I have had pain in the right side of my lower back, upper butt region. ...
  A: Low Back Pain , SacroIliac Joint , SI joint , imbalance , Hello Nathaniel, Sorry to hear of your ...
pars defect12/12/2008
  Q: Dr. Nolan, In February of this year, I was involved in a car accident and as a result have low back ...
  A: low back pain, pars defect, anterolisthesis, spondylolisthesis, pars interarticularis, ...
Sternum Pain12/12/2008
  Q: A few years ago I fell out of a tree and sort of bent in half. The rest of the summer my sternum ...
  A: chest pain, sternum pain, Hello Keelin, First of all, you list your age on this website question ...
groin pain12/11/2008
  Q: for 3 weeks now i have had pain in my left groin, it seemed to start with a twangy pain in the ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your continued groin pain. I am glad to hear you are being thoroughly MEDICALLY ...
long thoracic nerve injury12/9/2008
  Q: Having been diagnosed with a long thoracic nerve injury, that has caused paralysis to the serratus ...
  A: pinched nerve , nerve injury , long thoracic nerve injury , serratus anticus , winged scapula , no ...
rib/back pain12/7/2008
  Q: I am a 33yr female, x smoker and I have had rib (left top, mid, and bottom) pain along with severe ...
  A: pinched nerve , back pain , neck pain , shoulder pain , neck pain radiating into head (left ear) , ...
lower back pain12/6/2008
  Q: i recently injured my lower back picking up an item at work. i am a mover. the injury is in the ...
  A: Workers Compensation, Hurt at work, Lower Back Pain, back pain, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica, ...
Lower back pain accompanied by stiffness12/5/2008
  Q: I fell down about 5 or 6 stairs about a week ago. I bounced down each one and landed on my buttock. ...
  A: low back pain , herniated disc , trauma , hunched over , antalgic posture , antalgic gait , (+) ...
3 years with pain in shoulder blade12/5/2008
  Q: I have been having a pain in the bottom corner of my right shoulderblade for nearly 3 years now. It ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition. To me, this sounds like a 'pinched nerve'. Have you had Xrays, ...
Balance Ball Chairs12/3/2008
  Q: I spend many hours a day sitting at work. Shoulders, back and legs hurt because of so much sitting. ...
  A: Sorry to hear your shoulders, back and legs hurt from so much sitting. First thing: ANY prolonged ...
shoulder pain12/2/2008
  Q: About 4 weeks ago my boyfriend woke up with sharp pain in his shoulder. He did not remember injuring ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your boyfriends shoulder pain. I am also sorry to give you an answer you do not ...
Herniated disc12/2/2008
  Q: I had an MRI 2 months ago and I have a herniated disc in the l4 and then I have a bulgin disc in the ...
  A: Bulging Disc , Herniated Disc , HNP , low back pain , sciatica , slipped disc , Hello Mohannad, ...
help!!!! severe pain in leg!!12/1/2008
  Q: Help! for the past week I have had severe numbness, pain, and heat coming from my right leg- from ...
  A: pinched nerve, numb, pain, heat, excruciating pain, week long duration, Hello Debbie, Sorry to ...
hallucination11/30/2008
  Q: I recently went to my chiropractor for a typical adjustment. Within 5 minutes of leaving, I started ...
  A: Sorry to of your complaints. Chiropractic is safe, effective, cost effective for ...
Side/Rib Pain11/29/2008
  Q: I'm 32 and had a baby 20 months ago. Ever since the arrival of the baby, i have been having severe ...
  A: pinched nerve, rib pain, side pain, rib subluxation, costochondritis, intercostal neuritis, Hello ...
Neck discomfort after adjustment11/25/2008
  Q: I visited a chiropractor for some back pain, and some mild sensations in my left arm. He told me ...
  A: neck pain, neck discomfort, head feels heavy, instrument adjustment, Hello Tracey, Sorry to hear ...
Leg and Foot Asleep - Now losing strength in leg11/24/2008
  Q: About 3 weeks ago I began having a tingly sensation in my left leg on the thigh. The sensation was ...
  A: "pinched nerve", lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, meralgia paresthetica, Hello Anthony, I am ...
Numb right thumb11/23/2008
  Q: that the tip of my right thumb was numb, no other fingers. I was just wondering if I should be ...
  A: numbness, Hello Chris, Sorry to hear of your complaint. I will try to do a good job as Dr. Durnin ...
side pain11/22/2008
  Q: i am 35 years old. for the past couple of weeks i have been experiencing extreme side / rib pain ...
  A: side pain, rib pain, Hello Jason, Sorry to hear of your rib pain, side pain. I assume from your ...
Sore back/left side rib cage11/21/2008
  Q: just recently I've started working out, I went to the gym Tuesday and did crunches, sit ups, push ...
  A: Back pain, flank pain, Staten Island Exercise, Staten Island Sports Medicine, Staten Island Sports ...
Severe shoulder and right arm pain11/20/2008
  Q: About 3 months back I started having severe pain in my right shoulder, stretching to the entire arm ...
  A: neck pain, shoulder pain, chest pain, arm pain, radiating pain, spinal stenosis, loss of the normal ...
six months of symptoms11/18/2008
  Q: Back in May my left eye crossed just briefly. I saw a neuro opthomolgist,she found nothing. Then ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your six months of symptoms. Sorry to hear of apparently failed treatment ...
foot surgery11/18/2008
  Q: I was going to a Chiropractor and deep massage therapist and they have help me with my gait and ...
  A: back pain, gait, limp, massage, bunion, foot reconstruction, Hello Kim, Sorry to hear of your 4 ...
Left Shoulder Sprain...?11/18/2008
  Q: I am a 28 year old Male Athletic Build and I work out avidly. About 5 weeks ago I was working out ...
  A: Sprain, Strain, Bursitis, Tendinitis, Shoulder Sprain, Staten Island Sports Chiropractic, Staten ...
Neck pain11/14/2008
  Q: I have been suffering from back pain since mid-July 2008. It radiates down my right arm and index ...
  A: Neck Pain, pins and needles, herniated disc, ruptured disc, slipped disc, pinched nerve, traction, ...
Severe Cervical Spinal Stenosis11/11/2008
  Q: I would like to know any and all possible symptoms can be displayed becos of what has been diagnosed ...
  A: cervical spianl stenosis Hello Ardy, Sorry to hear of your spinal stenosis. This is a complicated ...
Chiari Malformation11/10/2008
  Q: i have Type 1 Chiari and suffer with Severe Pain both muscular and neuropath pain. I need to know ...
  A: Type 1 Chiari malformation, pain, bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, Dr. Michael Johnson, ...
nunbiness from the my knee to my feet11/10/2008
  Q: i have been having this feeling for a year in a half, from my knee to my feet i have numbiness with ...
  A: pain, numbness, Hello Valencia, Sorry to hear that you are in pain and weak and numb. Thirty-one ...
Extreme Pain11/10/2008
  Q: I have had neck and back pain on the upper left side for 6 months. Due to a pinched nerve I was ...
  A: neck pain, back pain, six months of pain, numbness, 'pinched nerve', pregnant, spinal injury, ...
back injury caused arthritis?11/9/2008
  Q: I injured my back three years ago and have had back pain since. I'm currently receiving ...
  A: staten island back pain, back pain, staten island chiropractic, dull pain fingers and toes, THREE ...
back pain (between ribs??)11/9/2008
  Q: Female, 50's. I slept on my right side lastnight. When I woke up I had a slight pain in my mid back ...
  A: back pain, mid back, rib pain, kidney pain, lung pain, gall bladder pain, positional pain, Hello ...
Back Pain11/9/2008
  Q: I have been sleeping on a boxspring for a month and now my back right above my but and on my spine ...
  A: staten island back pain, back pain, spine is hurting, boxspring, Hello Audrey, Sorry to hear of ...
cervical headache11/7/2008
  Q: neck, shoulder and upper back pain. It started after i was assaulted quite badly on a night out and ...
  A: headache, neck pain, shoulder pain, upper back pain, headache from the neck, cervical headache, ...
Chiropractic pelvic drop and spinabifida occulta11/7/2008
  Q: Please give your opinion of chiropractic adjustment using a dropping bench(pelvis)where spinabifida ...
  A: spina bifida occulta , back pain , spondylolyis , spondylolisthesis , thompson technique Hello ...
My Upper Spine Hurts11/6/2008
  Q: I am a backyard mixed martial arts fighter and I was recently slammed on my back by a good ...
  A: back pain, hurts when breathing, Hello Mike, Sorry to hear of your injury. Perhaps you should ...
hand shocks during exercise11/5/2008
  Q: when I do hand punches with my right hand I get sudden electric shocks in my finger and hand- up to ...
  A: staten island boxing, hand pain, hand shocks, exercise, punching, hand punches, wrist pain, Hello ...
Neck pain and nervousness11/4/2008
  Q: I am having some strange symptoms. I was target shooting 2 days ago. Upon shooting my third shot, I ...
  A: Neck Pain , nervousness , anxiety , concentration , brain fog , Hello Ron, Sorry to hear of your ...
lower side back pain11/3/2008
  Q: 1 day ago my saint Bernard jump off our truck and landed on me. i fell flat on my back and couldn't ...
  A: back pain, low back pain, injury, trauma, stabbing pain, Hello Alexandra Friesen, Sorry to hear ...
Chest pain11/3/2008
  Q: I was in a car accident 5 years ago and the seatbelt going across my chest did some damage on my ...
  A: Motor Vehicle Accident, Car Accident, car crash, auto accident, seat belt damage, seat belt ...
Possible Triceps Injury10/31/2008
  Q: I am currently recovering from a broken ankle, and did not lift weights during the first four weeks ...
  A: Pinched nerve, sprain, strain, muscle tear, muscle strain, nerve palsy, crutch palsy, Hello there ...
neck and back pain10/31/2008
  Q: I recently had a car accident where we struck the car in front of us and then we were struck from ...
  A: car accident, auto accident, car crash, motor vehicle accident, MVA, back pain, neck pain, radiating ...
Need some sort of idea......PLEASE!!!!10/30/2008
  Q: This past summer I started experiencing some pain on my right side. I have put off going to the ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain. You have a pain. You have a pain for several months. The pain comes ...
neck twitch10/29/2008
  Q: Every time I blink my eyes, a nerve or muscle twitches in my neck. It is on my left side. This has ...
  A: neck pain, neck muscle twitch, neurological link, Hello Maureen, Glad to hear you are not in pain, ...
Cortisone injection10/28/2008
  Q: Several weeks ago I was suffering with slight pain in my right burrock and upper leg. The Doctor ...
  A: back pain, sciatic pain, buttock pain, numbness, walker, severe pain, cortisone injection, ...
husbands pain, is there anything we can do?10/26/2008
  Q: my husband has been complaining of a pain in his back. he's always called it a pinched nerve. ...
  A: Pinched nerve, pain in the back, pain in the neck, tingling, numbness, massage, median nerve, ulnar ...
shoulder paralysis following cervical fusion10/24/2008
  Q: ..thank your for answering my question. Five months ago I had an anterior cervical fusion (4/5 and ...
  A: failed back syndrome, failed back surgery, paralysis due to surgery, cervical fusion failure, ...
Chronic Thoracic Pain10/24/2008
  Q: im a 27 year old male who has been experiencing chronic low and mid back pain for the last 2 years ...
  A: Back pain, MRI, ruptured disc, herniated disc, low back pain, midback pain, Hello Reuben, Sorry to ...
Ligament & Tendon Health10/23/2008
  Q: I understand that ligaments and tendons lose elasticity as part of the aging process, and that the ...
  A: Yes, as we age, as we accumulate insult, injury, trauma and years, we lose flexibility and ...
Neck Pain and Migraine10/21/2008
  Q: I am a patient of Migraine since my childhood. Now I am 33. Since last two years I am suffering from ...
  A: neck pain, headache, migraine headache, Hello Rohit, Sorry to hear of your long term condition. ...
back pain and popping sensation10/20/2008
  Q: My boyfriend, who is working out of town, has had back pain. He describes it has a feeling of his ...
  A: back pain, pinched nerve, repetitive stress injury, Hello Cathy, Sorry to hear of your boyfriends ...
transitional vertebrae10/20/2008
  Q: I am a 67 y.o. male, with partial lumbarization of S1, and it is causing me more difficulties as the ...
  A: lumbarization S1, back pain, Hello Peter, Sorry to hear of your pain/ dysfunction/ condition. ...
Proving an old inury10/19/2008
  Q: I am a 39 year old Army Veteran. While on active duty in 88 I was struck and pinned against the ...
  A: 'old injury', 1988, 1989, back pain, numbness, tingling, 10 years of care, Hello Matthew, Sorry to ...
chest, back, rib pain10/19/2008
  Q: First of all thank you for taking the time to read and respond to my question. I am 24 years old, ...
  A: heart attack, chest pain, back pain, Hello Devin, Sorry to hear of your chest pain, heart attack ...
Limb tingling10/12/2008
  Q: I have had on-and-off mild to moderate tingling in my hands and feet for the past three years. At ...
  A: mild to moderate tingling in my hands and feet for the past three years , Hello Nicola, Sorry to ...
Meniere's Disease10/7/2008
  Q: Can a Chiropractor help the ringing and feeling of being underwater in the ears caused from ...
  A: Your concern with Meniere's,- I am sorry if you, a family member or friend have this condition. It ...
re: Activator use10/4/2008
  Q: I crushed my rib cage on Left side fracturing 4 ribs on L, shattering the 5&6 rib and fracturing 2 ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition. Sorry to hear of your reaction to treatment. Chiropractic can ...
IS THERE ANY INSURANCE COVERS DRX 9000?10/3/2008
  Q: 6 years ago when i was about 26 years old, i experienced some back pain, which was diagnosed as ...
  A: staten island spinal decompression, low back pain, herniated disc, back pain, pain medication, ...
Neck discomfort/tightness10/2/2008
  Q: Good afternoon. In the past couple of weeks I have started experiencing neck "discomfort" and I say ...
  A: neck discomfort, neck pain, headache, base of neck, Hello Jackie, Sorry to hear of the ...
A lot of pain10/2/2008
  Q: I would like to know if someone could help me as to figure out what is going on with me right now. I ...
  A: sciatica, herniated disc, pain, medications, Hello Dara, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to ...
spine10/1/2008
  Q: I have an Orion plate and screws there now. My questions is...I began having terrible lower back ...
  A: herniated disc, low back pain, neck fusion, spinal curvature, disc degeneration, bulging disc, ...
Middle Back Pain & Swelling9/28/2008
  Q: A few days ago I started experiencing pain in my middle left back when breathing. I thought it might ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your aches and pains. "...Does any of this make sense?...", yes, from a purely ...
leg/groin pain9/23/2008
  Q: Pain started in left glute, then seemed to hit left groin/inside left leg area, and radiate between ...
  A: sciatica, herniated disc, bulging disc, pinched nerve, groin pain, buttock pain, no particular ...
right rib cage pain9/23/2008
  Q: I am a flight attendant. We had hit severe turbulence inflight. I was in my jumpseat straped in ...
  A: pain, rib pain, sprain, strain, Hello Alyson, Sorry to hear of your rib pain. Sometimes you ...
Neck popping causes electric shock9/22/2008
  Q: Hoping you can help me. I have an issue, mostly occurring when I have a violent sneeze, where my ...
  A: neck pain, herniated disc, pinched nerve, vertebral subluxation, neurological red light, Hello ...
long thoracic nerve damage9/22/2008
  Q: In early June of 2008 I had cervical discectmies at C5/6, and 6/7 with fusion. One week later i was ...
  A: long thoracic nerve damage, 'baffled' MD and PT, arm seems dead, cervical discectomies at C5/6, and ...
disc problem9/22/2008
  Q: I am 33 yrs old female. I suffering from left leg pain past 8 months.Then I undergone MRI ...
  A: Disc, Disk, Disc problem, herniated disc, back pain, left leg pain, sciatica, disc protrusion, ...
Cracking Joints & Circulation9/21/2008
  Q: I'm 14 and I whenever I squat down for over a minute my legs get tingly and start to turn a deep ...
  A: cracking joints, circulation, tingly, legs turn red, uncomfortable, lose vision, numb, family ...
minimal posterocentral bulge L5-S19/20/2008
  Q: i would like to ask you about my situation i have been long time suffering from legs pain through my ...
  A: herniated disc, disc bulge, disc herniation, slipped disc, degenerative disc, bilateral sciatica, ...
rib fracture & migraine9/20/2008
  Q: I fractured my rib about 6 months ago, when it feels better, I carry a 50lb 5yr old child and ...
  A: kinesio tape support, pain, rib fracture, intercostal muscles, fracture- sprain- strain, migraines, ...
back problem9/18/2008
  Q: I am a 51 year old female. I am currently going to chiropractor since 9/5/08. I was diagnosed for ...
  A: back pain, low back pain, back problem, muscle spasm, degeneration of the disc, subluxation, ...
knee swelling for three months now... ='(9/17/2008
  Q: my name is omar and i am from an eastern country philippines. i would just like to ask what step ...
  A: Kinesio, kinsesio tape, Staten Island Kinesio, P.R.I.C.E., knee pain, swelling, knee swelling, ...
broken rib catlidge9/17/2008
  Q: i got hit on my ribs when i was about 10 years old. i am 22 now and my ribs haven't healed yet. ...
  A: pain, chronic pain, ribs, rib cartilage, Hello Maria, Sorry to hear of your pain. Sorry to hear ...
Scoliosis and pectus excavatum9/16/2008
  Q: I am 26-years-old with a severe case of pectus excavatum (sucken chest) and associated scoliosis. ...
  A: scoliosis, pectus excavatum, curved spine, mitral valve prolapse, hip misalignment, Hello Kara, ...
Pain between shoulder blades9/16/2008
  Q: Lately i have had pain between my shoulder blades. I have been looking for exercises on the ...
  A: whiplash, MVA, Motor Vehicle Accident, car crash, pain, pain between the shoulder blades, sore neck, ...
oral tingling9/13/2008
  Q: I have been experiencing undiagnosed perioral tingling for about 5 years and it frightens me. It ...
  A: facial pain, facial tingling, peri-oral tingling, numbness, DDD, degenerative disc disease, ...
lower back pain and numbness9/13/2008
  Q: I'm a 51 year old female. I have severe back pain in the lower left area and my left lower leg and ...
  A: low back pain, pinched nerve, herniated disc, 3600mgs ibuprofen, pain, sciatica, numbness, low back ...
Swollen Neck Lymph & Pain9/12/2008
  Q: My husband has had this severe neck pain pain & swelling for almost 2 years now. the left side ...
  A: neck pain, neck swelling, lymph gland swelling, headache, MRI (-), fatigues, digestive problems, ...
pain under left rib cage9/12/2008
  Q: My son has had a pain under his left rib cage and back every time he lays down, his condition is ...
  A: rib cage pain, pain, rib cage, MRI, lumbar spine, compression fracture, degenerative lumbar spine, ...
Cervical problems ...9/11/2008
  Q: Thru e-X-rays I have been told I have antherolisthesis at C4, complete loss of the cervical ...
  A: Anterolisthesis, loss of normal cervical lordosis, IVD c5/6, Bone Spurs, 7- 8th visit. Hello Trudy, ...
Elbow Pain9/7/2008
  Q: I have been dealing with elbow pain for a very long time. I broke my elbow when I was 2, and I have ...
  A: elbow pain, elbow dislocation, rotator cuff tear, fractured humerus, tendonitis, out of place, ...
pain following back surgery9/6/2008
  Q: I had a microdiscectomy and decompression 10 weeks ago following a protruding L5/S1 disc and 8 ...
  A: post op pain, microdiscectomy, surgical decompression, L5/S1 disc protrusion, herniated disc, HNP, ...
DDD... what are my options9/5/2008
  Q: I am a 20 yr old female and have been having lower back pain for about 5 years now. It started when ...
  A: Degenerative Disc Disease, DDD, DJD, Degenerative Joint Disease, OA, Osteoarthritis, Cervical, ...
Lower Lumber pain9/4/2008
  Q: I am a 25 y/o male I have had groin/testicular pain(Dull Aching) along with back pain for about 2 ...
  A: back pain, lower lumbar, severed nerves, steroids, pain pills, cortisone, nothing seems to work, ...
leg cramps /spasm in shins and calfs9/2/2008
  Q: Please help I can't stand the constant pain cramps and never knowing when I will have a spasm. I ...
  A: cirrhosis, hepatitis, pain, cramps, spasm, medications, herniated discs, Hello Shirley, Sorry to ...
back sprain and frequent popping9/2/2008
  Q: About 2 1/2 months ago I strained my lower back during my dance class. A simple move that turned ...
  A: 23 years old, dancer, back pain, lower back pain, injury, reinjury, spasm, sprain, strain, pinched ...
Severe back pain.8/26/2008
  Q: I'm 15 years old and I've been having severe back pains ever since I was 13. I was at the doctor ...
  A: rib hump, scoliosis, rheumatoid arthritis, spondylitis, spondylosis, spondylolisthesis, back pain, ...
knees!8/26/2008
  Q: I live on Staten Island and I am happy to find you on this website. I know you are an 'expert', I ...
  A: kinesio tape, taping, staten island kinesio taping, kinesio, staten island chiropractic, staten ...
I need help8/24/2008
  Q: My name is Grace I'm 18 with DDD, Moderate Stenosis, and 3 herniated disc(L3-L4, L4-L5, L5-S1) and ...
  A: 18y/o with DDD, degenerative disc disease, degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis; moderate ...
Back of Head HEADACHES8/23/2008
  Q: I started having a pounding headaches one morning as I was talking to a student at my desk. Once I ...
  A: headaches, pounding headaches, hangover headaches, headache radiation, narrowing C5-C6, MRI, pinched ...
low back,belly8/23/2008
  Q: Victor Not sure it this is a chiro question hope you can help. I am in pretty good shape and only a ...
  A: Low Back , Belly , abdomen , structural integrity intestines , Hello Bud, Congratulations on ...
Sciatica & hip replacement lumbar pain and popping8/18/2008
  Q: I had a total hip replaced at age 37 and now I'm 41 I am an electrician by trade and my work is very ...
  A: sciatica, lumbar pain, back pain, hip replacement, lumbar pain and popping, asymmetrical, Hello ...
Back pain8/17/2008
  Q: I have severe back pain all over my back. Its usually in my middle part of the back. If i breathe ...
  A: Back pain, low back pain, spondylolysis, spondylolisthesis, subluxation, vertebral subluxation ...
rib pain8/17/2008
  Q: While i was doing a seated military press. I moved my body to make an adjustment in posture while ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your pain. Congratulations on working out to keep fit and stay healthy. It is ...
TMJ or hearing loss8/13/2008
  Q: on 7/25/2008 I woke up to a loud ringing & roaring in my ear and a feeling of pressure or fullness ...
  A: TMJ, hearing loss, hearing abnormalities, ringing, vertigo, no signes of infection, antibiotics ...
Cervical spine straightening8/11/2008
  Q: Does this condition trigger distal tingling/numbness/redness/sensations of fingers/toes and may ...
  A: Cervical spine straightening, tingling, numbness, redness, sensations, occipital headache, C-spine, ...
leg weakness & foot drop8/9/2008
  Q: i am 45 y/old, I get this feeling of leg weakness and foot drop with a slight numbness about 10 mins ...
  A: epidural, epidural steroid injection, foot drop, MRI, nerve impingement, nerve irritation, vertebral ...
Constant Neck Creaking(Cracking)8/7/2008
  Q: About 5 weeks ago my neck started cracking continuously when I turn it to the right. I feel the ...
  A: neck creaking, neck cracking, TMJ, Hello John, Sorry to hear of your aches and pains. You seem ...
neck and upper back8/7/2008
  Q: My name is Alan, I'm 20, over the past few months I've been having some mild to severe neck pain on ...
  A: neck pain, pinched nerve, stiff neck, herniated disc, muscle spasm, MRI, Xray, neuritis, ...
granddaughter8/7/2008
  Q: My 15 year old granddaughter has a hump at the top of her back, right a the back of the neck. I have ...
  A: cushings disease, kyphosis, humpback, cervical curve, thoracic curve, Hello Mollie, If you and ...
severe back ,hip,leg pain8/6/2008
  Q: victor. i have a herniated disk in my lower back. it showed on mri a few years back. dr's aren't ...
  A: Herniated disc, back pain, back stiff, leg pain, diabetes, neuropathy, vitamin D, medication ...
Frozen Shoulder8/6/2008
  Q: Dr. Dolan, I fell on outstretched arms Jan 08. Had Supraspinatus RC repair on May 23. My Surgeon ...
  A: frozen shoulder, adhesive capsulitis, rotator cuff tendinitis, rotator cuff surgery, Hello Penny, ...
Left foot numbness8/5/2008
  Q: I was given a spinal block for my C-section last week. Since then there has been some ...
  A: foot numbness, foot pain, nerve damage, nerve irritation, nerve fibrosis, scar tissue, Hello ...
Lower Back/Coccyx Pain8/2/2008
  Q: for nearly 3 months now i have been getting a constant pain in my lower back at the upper bum crack ...
  A: Low Back Pain, coccyx pain, herniated disc, pinched nerve Hello Aadam, Sorry to hear of the pain ...
Cracking or popping sound and feel from joints8/1/2008
  Q: For years there often have been a cracking or popping sound from my joints when I move, especially ...
  A: joint pain, joint noise Hello Katherine, Let me put you at ease right away: Joint noises do not ...
ankle injury7/31/2008
  Q: I fell down from two foot height and landed unevenly on a concrete surface I injured my ankle three ...
  A: foot pain, ankle pain, subluxation, Hello again Baba, Sounds like you have done ALMOST everything ...
neck injury7/30/2008
  Q: i got injured at work in feb of 2008.i was pushed up against a door by a student. i teach special ...
  A: neck pain, pinched nerves, herniated disc, whiplash, neck injury, muscle relaxants, Hello Linda, ...
Muscle tension/knots7/30/2008
  Q: While running a few weeks ago I felt a "twinge" like hitting my funny bone in my left arm. Since ...
  A: Muscle tension/ knots , kinks, spasm, pinched nerve, herniated disc, twinge, tingling hands, Hello ...
Twisted Spine7/22/2008
  Q: A few months ago in March I started noticing some tenderness and tightness in my upper right ...
  A: twisted spine, vertebral subluxation complex, " He said after two weeks of treatment I should - ...
Pinched Nerve?7/22/2008
  Q: About a year ago, I woke up in the morning with a terrible pain in my left shoulder, got ...
  A: Pinched Nerve , shoulder pain , numbness , 'achiness' , nerve damage , degenerative joint disease , ...
Femoral Hernia7/22/2008
  Q: I'm being referred for laproscopic surgery for a femoral hernia. It is my understanding that there ...
  A: I would refer your question to a plastic surgeon, a cosmetic surgeon, or the surgeon doing your ...
mattress7/21/2008
  Q: I was wondering how do you tell when your mattress is needing to be replaced? We have a queen ...
  A: It is not an old wives tale: Firm bedding is better. For the low back and the mid back, firm is ...
whiplash type injury7/17/2008
  Q: I was in a low impact car accident 6 months ago, the car hit my stationary car from the rear and it ...
  A: Whiplash, cervical sprain strain, cervical acceleration deceleration injury, muscle spasm, stroke, ...
back pain7/16/2008
  Q: I was in a head on collision with a tree, iwas in the passenger seat with my seat belt on.My friend ...
  A: auto accident, motor vehicle accident, head on collision, head injury, neck injury, back injury, CT ...
Face Pain7/15/2008
  Q: I have been suffering from facial pain, below the eye and over the bridge of the nose for over a ...
  A: Face Pain, Upper spine, neck pain, Hello Joe, My computer has been down, sorry so long to ...
Lower Back pain7/14/2008
  Q: Hey! Well I have had back problems for a while, since I have played sports my whole life. About two ...
  A: Back Pain, back problems for a while, lifting injury, low back pain, herniated disc, sciatica, back ...
Dance Disaster!7/12/2008
  Q: Im 16 years old and i have recently started back to dancing after an injury about 2 and a half years ...
  A: First of all, at 16 years old I am not comfortable 'speaking' to you without a parent or guardian. ...
Drooping shoulder7/10/2008
  Q: On 2/20/08 I was shoved into a shelf at work and hurt my arm and shoulder. At first it appeared that ...
  A: drooping shoulder, shoulder injury, workers compensation injury, MRI, CT scan, muscle atrophy, ...
Headache7/10/2008
  Q: Im a 27year old female. About 4 months ago I had a consultation with a chiropractor who took around ...
  A: Headache, neck pain, scoliosis, heel lift, Xrays. Hello Aisling, Sorry to hear of your condition. ...
shoulder7/9/2008
  Q: i dislocated my collar bone 2 years ago (grade 2) which ment i needed a ac joint reconstruction. i ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your shoulder problems. As a Doctor of Chiropractic in Staten Island (New York), ...
Herniated Disk C5/C6 Need Advice7/7/2008
  Q: I'm 25, fell on my left shoulder about a month and a half ago.. Experienced pain in my left ...
  A: Sorry , for some reason I cannot view your file online, maybe my computer? First- on the permanency ...
specific method relating to stents directly behind area that needs chiropractic care.7/7/2008
  Q: I had a laminectomy in '74 and found an excellant chiropractor to heal me up in 1988 in ...
  A: Glad to hear of your prior success with Chiropractic. Sorry to hear of your vascular problems. If ...
back and sciatica pain7/7/2008
  Q: 3 years ago i receiced a back injury while bending over to lay my 2 year old on the couch. for a few ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition. Back pain, Sciatic pain. Who should you see? Without question, a ...
Regaining curve in neck7/3/2008
  Q: Based on xrays from my chiropractors over the years, I understand I have a straight neck rather than ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your problem, sorry to hear of lack of progress. There are certain exercises, ...
Back pain7/3/2008
  Q: Sir I am a computer programer(age 33) having low back pain recently. It all started for lifting a ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your low back pain. Low back pain- many things go through my thought process: Low ...
Back pain7/2/2008
  Q: For quite sometime I have had upper back pain. It seems to center just under the edge of my right ...
  A: sorry to hear of your back pain. Back pain?, and you ask 'Should I consider chiropractic ...
followup since our last correspondense7/2/2008
  Q: Dolan. It has been a a couple more months since I last spoke with you. If you can recall I was ...
  A: sorry to hear that you have not progressed in the right direction. Your back pain, your complaints ...
SCHMORL NODES7/1/2008
  Q: My daughter has had chronic back pain for over a year now. She is 14 years old, very active, not ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your daughter's problems. "...Chronic back pain...over a year...very ...
back pain6/30/2008
  Q: I am a fit 27 year old woman. 5'3, 110 lbs, I eat right, work out, but struggle with chronic back ...
  A: Sorry you have not had success in treating your back pain. Low back pain, herniated disc, sciatica, ...
scoliosis6/27/2008
  Q: My 11 year old niece was born with Left Erb's Palsy. Her Left arm was limp for the first 2 years of ...
  A: Erb's Palsy, scoliosis, cerebral palsy Hello Cindie, Sorry to hear of your niece's problems. ...
On job related injuries6/25/2008
  Q: I had five shelves of wine fell on me.I had surgery on my rotor cuff and left knee.Now I am on ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your work accident and related injuries. Workers Compensation Insurance is ...
Long Head Bicep Tear6/25/2008
  Q: About a month ago I tore the Long Head of my biceps Tendon. The question I need answered is whether ...
  A: This question is best answered by an orthopedic surgeon, but I'll give my two cents. Torn tendon ...
Severe low / mid back / leg pain/burning6/25/2008
  Q: OK...long story...Eight years ago I stood up from the table, turned to the right to grab something ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your health and situation. On the health aspect: Compression Fractures ? ...
herniated disc and chiropractic6/24/2008
  Q: I see a chiropractor on a reg. basis once a month. For about 3 or 4 months my back has been causing ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your back pain and repeated surgeries. Your condition, unfortunately, is not that ...
spine problems6/22/2008
  Q: Dolan, I have some strange symptoms! I get this pressure in the middle of my spine. When the ...
  A: Yes, strange symptoms; back pain, shaking, belching causing a remission of pain. Your Doctor of ...
undiagnosed lower back pain6/21/2008
  Q: I have had lower back pain for the last nine years and I am now really struggling and finding it ...
  A: Low Back Pain, chronic sprain/ strain, vertebral subluxation complex, herniated disc, degenerative ...
pain and numbness6/21/2008
  Q: I have had CTS for a number of years, I have mild bulging disc I'm not sure where they are at but ...
  A: pain and numbness, CTS, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, bulging disc, pinched nerve, neck pain, shoulder ...
neck6/20/2008
  Q: the side of my neck hurts and when i hold my head up my sholder hurt and throat what will happen
  A: Neck pain, Shoulder pain, Herniated disc, pinched nerve, sore throat, wryneck, torticollis, ...
migrains, & tears between c2-c6 &F2 buldging discs.6/18/2008
  Q: I have been in pain for 4 years, my neurologists, put me on verapamil to try to prevent the ...
  A: Migraine headaches, tight neck, neck pain, MRI, CT scan, Herniated disc, bulging disc, headache. ...
pain left arm, numb fingertips6/17/2008
  Q: Friday I started experiencing pain in my left biceps like a "Charlie Horse" in the calf. Thinking ...
  A: pain in left arm, numbness, numb fingertips, neck arthritis, neck pain, osteoarthritis, degenerative ...
work on neck for headaches6/17/2008
  Q: I am a 30 year old male. I am thinking of going to a chiropractor for dull headaches I've been ...
  A: Headaches, neck caused ? Hello Mike, You have headaches, I agree you need to get to the cause of ...
lower back pain & depo provera6/17/2008
  Q: I am 32 yrs old and I recently injured my back in a fall and after seeking medical attention was ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your low back pain and degenerative spine with arthritis. First some information ...
multiple injuries, posterior knee pain6/15/2008
  Q: I apologize in advance for the length of this message, but knowing a little bit of history might ...
  A: My home computer is out, I am answering you from work, between patients, sorry it has taken time to ...
Crooked Chiropractor????? To use or not to use...6/13/2008
  Q: I am a 27 years young female with no kids and very active. I am a professional dog groomer, work ...
  A: Do not let anyone over-rule your gut feelings. If you are not comfortable with this Doctor, go see ...
Tingling in Arms, shoulder, neck and fingers6/12/2008
  Q: I have been treated twice now for chest pain and tingling in my left arm/neck/shoulder and hand by a ...
  A: Numbness, Tingling, arm/neck/shoulder pain/numbness, chest pain, muscles compressing nerves, MRI, ...
crushed vertebra6/10/2008
  Q: On January 2nd, 2008 my husband and I were in a motorcycle accident. My husband suffered pulled ...
  A: January 2, 2008 Motor Vehicle Accident, 'crushed' (fractured) vertebrae, How important to get ...
neck crepitus6/9/2008
  Q: Understanding the disclaimer of not being able to give a true diagnosis without being seen, I have ...
  A: Neck crepitus, neck pain, noises in the neck, bone density. Hello Jackie Martin, I'll start with ...
pinched nerve?6/9/2008
  Q: im 20 years old,im overweight, but i workout everyday. 30 minutes of cardio and lifting weights. Ok ...
  A: pinched nerve, low back pain, sciatica, herniated disc, tingling. Hello Larry, Sorry to hear of ...
Spinal Decompression6/4/2008
  Q: Dr. Dolan, I am 60 years old and hurt my back in the lumbar region lifting something incorrectly ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your condition, and of your failed treatment regimen. Spinal Decompression, Low ...
numbness in my left foot6/4/2008
  Q: i have numbness in my left foot now for 4 weeks aprox, its from my bunion, and into my toes, i have ...
  A: sorry to hear of your numbness. Numbness. You say it is from your bunion. You know it is from ...
gag reflex6/4/2008
  Q: Ive had a very sensitive gag reflex since I was very young. I am now 29 yrs old and it has bascially ...
  A: sorry to hear of the over active gag reflex. People often look for a magic bullet. One simple, ...
"whorl" in back6/1/2008
  Q: Dolan, I am very concerned about my husband, Greg. He has what is referred to as a "whorl" in his ...
  A: Chronic low back pain , muscle knot , "whorl" . Sorry to hear of the pain. So you have tried ...
much more pain after adjustment6/1/2008
  Q: I have always been in great health - I am not overweight and exercise regularly. I was diagnosed ...
  A: Sorry for your pain, sorry the adjustments did not help. "diagnosed with 2 disk bulges in L4/L5 and ...
neck pain5/31/2008
  Q: I had gone to a chiropractor 2 days ago, my complaint was mid back and chest pain. I have an ...
  A: Neck pain, herniated disc, headache, occipital neuralgia, fusion. This Staten Island Chiropractor ...
chronic rib pain from 3 yr. old fracture5/30/2008
  Q: When I was 8 months pregnant, 3 years ago I suffered an injury to multiple ribs rolling over in bed ...
  A: You have certainly done a lot of research on your own. Yes, actually all that concentrated extra ...
knee swelling5/29/2008
  Q: i have this problem with my left knee i was playing soccer and as i ran to go for the ball i put y ...
  A: Glad to hear you are physically active and playing soccer instead of exercising your thumb playing ...
after back surgery chronic leg pain5/28/2008
  Q: i had two discs in my back that were herinated and they shaved them down. Now i have servere pain ...
  A: After surgery, chronic leg pain Will the pain always be there or will it go away? Prudence, these ...
Injured back/ribs5/28/2008
  Q: I injuried my back 2 weeks ago while doing weights, i was doing traps on the smithmachine just ...
  A: God Job on the exercise! Keep it up for a lifetime of improved health! Sorry to hear of the ...
Herniated disk5/26/2008
  Q: I recently was diagnosed with a herniated disk in the L4-L5 area. This was most likely caused at ...
  A: Herniated disc, free fragment. Sorry to hear of your injury and resulting dysfunction. Yes, you ...
burning pain inbetween scapulas5/25/2008
  Q: In 1996 I had spinal fusion with herringbone rod placement from C-7 to L-2. After about 2 years ...
  A: Burning Pain Between Scapulas. Hello Stacey, sorry to hear of your surgery and complications. For ...
hiatial hernia adjustment during pregnancy5/22/2008
  Q: My chiropractor says that I have a hiatal hernia. I am presently 29 weeks pregnant & he did the ...
  A: Congratulations on your baby coming soon! I hope the pregnancy is going well, and NOT causing you ...
auto accident, herniated discs, workers compensation5/22/2008
  Q: Dolan, I am also from New York City, like you. I am happy to have stumbled upon this website, ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your auto accident injury. But coming from New York City, you know our traffic is ...
Lower back pain5/22/2008
  Q: Last night out of nowhere, I started getting this back pain in the lower right side of my back and I ...
  A: Hope you are feeling better- even before you get this answer! "...Out of nowhere...back pain...", ...
rib dislocation due to sternal rotation5/21/2008
  Q: Dolan: I will try to make this short but my daughter who is now 19 had heart surgery at 6 months ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your young daughter's problems. Yes, it would be terrible to think at this age ...
ear ringing after chiropractic visit5/21/2008
  Q: I have had a tight muscle between my shoulder blade and spine for 2 weeks. I went to my regular ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your ear ringing. You went to your 'regular chiropractor', so I guess you go ...
neck crepitus5/20/2008
  Q: I went to a chiropractor two months ago for mid back pain. She manipulated my neck. I now have ...
  A: how are you, have we spoken before? Neck pain, neck noise: The chiropractic adjustment given by ...
numbness in ribs5/18/2008
  Q: about a week ago I had a MRI done after my chiropractors advice,it was found that I had two ...
  A: good luck in resolving your problem. lumbar spine MRI, lower right rib numb, bump on right back. ...
neck5/18/2008
  Q: I ve have been in 2 high impact car accidnets and 1 low impact accident, I have fallen a couple of ...
  A: You do not mention your age, and how long ago the MVA's, and prior testing/ DX available. What ...
Popping sternum and severe pain behind should blade after surfing5/14/2008
  Q: I am a long term surfer and am also an IT consultant. I've had a pain behind my right should blade ...
  A: Congratulations on the active(surf) lifestyle. "Popping sternum and severe pain behind should blade ...
neck pain5/13/2008
  Q: whenever I move my neck to the right, my neck hurts quite a bit. Furthermore my neck always cracks, ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your 'cracking' neck and neck pain. First and foremost, I hope you have gone to ...
Si joint instabilities and twisted cocyxx5/13/2008
  Q: Dolan. I apologized for just returning to you. I was expecting an email to my address and did not ...
  A: hope my first answer helped a little, now on to this more 'fleshed out' question.... You have many ...
Pain/popping in buttocks5/12/2008
  Q: my name is Dara. I have had several MRI's, seen several different doctors, all to no avail and have ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your health problems. Subject: pain/popping in buttocks. Chiropractic takes in ...
Long term knee pain5/8/2008
  Q: For the past 4-6 months my right knee has been hurting. The pain is coming from a little above the ...
  A: "....little above the kneecap, right on the top of my knee...." Hello, sorry to hear you are not ...
neck crepitus and nausea5/5/2008
  Q: Two months ago I went to a chiropractor for mid back pain. My neck now pops, cracks and gravels ...
  A: Hope this helps. Sounds like you have gone to two different Doctors of Chiropractic. Your ...
pinched nerve versus muscle spasm5/5/2008
  Q: Dove into swimming pool age 17, hit teeth on bottom, snapped neck back. Felt electric shock down ...
  A: pinched nerve versus muscle spasm, numbness tingling, lidoderm patch Hello, sorry to hear of your ...
ribs4/30/2008
  Q: I failed to give you my area for a referral. Northwest Indiana, in the Munster area.
  A: took me some time to find a name I knew,,, I would talk to/ try Dr. Jeff Demko DC, in Chesterton, ...
rib injury (repeatedly)4/28/2008
  Q: For the past 15 yrs I have popped ribs loose from the cartilage in my back. It first happened when ...
  A: "popped ribs loose from cartilage in the back" Hi, sorry to hear of your chronic recurring ...
Mandible Nerve Neuropraxia4/26/2008
  Q: I am 14 weeks post wizdom tooth extraction and unfortunately have had some massive complications ...
  A: sorry to hear of your pain. Don't you just love it when a doctor (of any kind, dentist, medical ...
Pain and tingling4/24/2008
  Q: Sir, I have been suffering from following symptoms for the last 2 months. Shooting pain and tingling ...
  A: Suresh, Sorry to hear of your pain and discomfort. You mention 'pain and tingling'. You mention ...
si joint instability with twisted cocyxx4/21/2008
  Q: I am currently in the care of a chiropractor for SI joint pain, sciatica and just found out that I ...
  A: Sorry to hear of your protracted pain. I am not totally clear on your question. Twisted Coccyx. ...
braincells4/21/2008
  Q: I know your not an expert on brains but do you know how many brain cells die per second without ...
  A: Yes, I am not a brain cell expert. I do not know how many brain cells die per second without ...
MEDIAL ELBOW CLICK4/19/2008
  Q: MY RIGHT ELBOW CLICKS AT AROUND 90 DEGREES. IT BEEN SAID THAT MY ULNAR NERVE SUBLUXATES FOR ...
  A: Sorry to hear of any health problem in anyone, particularly a young man of 17. First of all, how ...
reversal of the normal forward neck curve4/16/2008
  Q: I was wondering what my options are with this condition in your opinion. ( reversal of the normal ...
  A: sorry to hear of your pain. That is the most important consideration- pain. Chiropractic should ...
surgery or not4/15/2008
  Q: MRI on my spine and w/o contrast: Here are the results: L5-S1- there is mild loss of disc height ...
  A: sorry to hear of your damaged discs. First, Let me confess my 'conflict of interest' or my 'bias'. ...
Why do injuries hurt more if you see someone get hurt?4/14/2008
  Q: I've spent the last two weeks recovering from a slipped disc with sciatica, I've been watching DVDs ...
  A: sorry to hear of your 'slipped disc' and foot problem. You seem to have two problems 'Why do we ...
Pleurisy and exercise?4/13/2008
  Q: : A little over a year ago I was diagnosed with pleurisy after an x-ray in the emergency room, and ...
  A: sorry to hear of your chronic pleurisy. Pleurisy, the disease/ condition/ diagnosis of pleurisy is ...
Playing sports with spina bifida occulta4/12/2008
  Q: My son is 13 and was just recently diagnosed with spina bifida occulta. The Xray was taken after we ...
  A: welcome to allexperts.com! To me your question has two parts... and I may surprise you. Your son ...
Clicking Ribs4/11/2008
  Q: I'm nearly 16 years old and my ribs click just under the heart on the right side, lastnight it was ...
  A: sorry to hear of your ribs hurting. "Pain" anywhere is not normal. 'pain' is a reaction to some ...
On/Off again tingling mid back pain/ 17 month old son not sleeping through night4/11/2008
  Q: I am a 30 year-old mother of a 17 month old. I was fairly active before my pregnancy and I also ...
  A: congratulations on your baby and congratulations on taking action to improve your health. First, ...
sternal asymmetry4/10/2008
  Q: I am a 34 year old female and have seen a chiropractor every 3-4 months for the past 2 years to help ...
  A: "Sternal Asymmetry"; I am familiar with the sternal asymmetries of 'Pectus Excavatum' and/or ...

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Palmer College Graduate 1983; Thirty years in practice in my hometown of Staten Island, New York. Expert in Neuro-musculo-skeletal complaints. Utilizing techniques such as Chiropractic via Palmer Package, Diversified, Thompson, SOT, Activator, Manipulation Under Anesthesia and Nutritional Guidance. I am also a Certified Nutritionist.

Organizations
Pi Kappa Chi Alumni Association President; PKX Alumni Brother of the Year; Knights of Columbus Masons; Ancient Order of Hibernians

Publications
American Public Health Association (2003) - Oral Presentation

Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Science (cum laude) Wagner College 1979; Doctorate of Chiropractic (cum laude) Palmer Chiropractic 1983; Licensed Doctor of Chiropractic, New Jersey (38MC00634000) & New York (X3567); Diplomat, National Board of Chiropractic Examiners; Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician - A.C.A./New York Chiropractic College (1986); Diplomat, American Chiropractic Board of Sport Physicians (1996); Diplomat, American Academy of Pain Management (1998); Certified Personal Fitness Trainer; Certified Emergency Medical Technician - New York State and National Registry; Certified Manipulation Under Anesthesia (1998); Certified Clinical Nutritionist - International & American Assoc. of Clinical Nutrition (1999)

Awards and Honors
Prevention Magazine – Award for Chiropractic Excellence 1998; Chief of Chiropractic - Doctors Hospital - New York 1997; SICTV NOVA (Notable, Outstanding Video Achievement Award) - Award for Most Popular Series (1996/1997/1998); Volunteer Heart Resuscition Unit - Commendation for Meritorious Service (1994); SICTV NOVA (Notable, Outstanding Video Achievement Award) - Best Health Series (1994); Staten Island Richmond Lions - Melvin Jones Fellowship Award (1993); Pi Kappa Chi - Alumni Fraternity Brother of the Year (1987/1988); American Public Health Association (2003); American Chiropractic Board of Sport Physicians Symposium Presentation - Adolescent Athletic Injury (2004)

Past/Present Clients
Doctors Hospital of Staten Island - Chief of Chiropractic (1997-2001); Curtis High School Football (1988 to present)- New York City PSAL Football CHAMPION (2007)

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