Chiropractors/Questions Answered by Expert Jerome M. True, DC, FIACN

SubjectDate Asked
Hand tingling10/2/2016
  Q: 7 months ago I was a passenger in a head on auto crash that cracked my sternum and herniated T6 ...
  A: Neurological symptoms should be observed closely to make sure there is continued improvement. I'm ...
cavitation10/24/2015
  Q: Hey whenever I take a deep breath my back cracks is there something wrong? What can I do to prevent ...
  A: There are many questions that I need answered. Is this painful? Is it cracking on the back side of ...
Spine pain9/13/2015
  Q: I'm a 23 year old girl (115 lb) and about 2 and 1/2 months ago, I noticed I was having back pain. ...
  A: I am sorry you have pain. Chiropractic care offers the best option for relieving your discomfort. ...
dolor6/16/2015
  Q: I am in charge of occupational health and safety in 20 clothes store all around venezuela. We have ...
  A: Using a cushioned mat is a first-line prevention. They are used in the USA all the time for ...
strange symptoms9/9/2014
  Q: Iím a 41 y/o otherwise healthy male. For years I have had slight upper back and neck discomfort with ...
  A: The headache you describe is a common complaint easy treated with chiropractic care. This may be the ...
Popping neck/back8/31/2014
  Q: this may seem trivial but I am just curious why it happens. Sometimes if I pop my neck or my back, ...
  A: I am sorry to inform you that your problem may be serious and thus it is too difficult to answer in ...
Bulge in the back of my neck7/12/2014
  Q: I have bulge right in the back of my neck that's been there for long time. In 1997 one person ...
  A: Having an MRI of your cervical spine is a good idea. Most MRI centers will give you an affordable ...
hard seat3/1/2014
  Q: This is one of those off the wall questions that may be out of your expertise, but thought I'd try. ...
  A: Seat comfort is very important. Uncomfortable pressures are tolerated for short commutes. If you ...
knee clicking10/22/2013
  Q: I had something happen to me which I never experienced before. I love to walk and walk a couple of ...
  A: In order to understand your problem and help you address it, I have a few questions. Have you had a ...
Back Injury8/21/2013
  Q: My issue is pretty complicated and I have been trying to figure out where to turn. 2 1/2 years ago ...
  A: 2 and 1/2 years ago did you have trauma or some kind of injury? Have you had a thoracic MRI? You ...
pain in arm, upper back and numb thumb and index2/12/2013
  Q: I am a single mom w no fam in the area. My job involves heavy lifting. I felt pain in upper back but ...
  A: I am sorry you are hurting. The symptoms you describe sound more like a C6 radiculopathy, and ...
Painful upper back area.2/4/2013
  Q: I am 33 yrs old female. A little bit of history: 10 years ago i fell and broke my tail bone and for ...
  A: S, Thank you for reaching out to me for your inquiry. Your description of your complaint is quite ...
arm and hand tingling/numbness1/23/2013
  Q: old.i have been having this numbness/tingling feeling every day in my arm to my hand.I know it's not ...
  A: The importance of a diagnosis cannot be overstated. There are vascular causes for your arm to be ...
chiropractic care for gastroparesis1/16/2013
  Q: My son is 17, has Down syndrome and has recently been diagnosed with idiopathic gastroparesis. ...
  A: There are many questions I would need answered before treating your son. The diagnosis of idiopathic ...
MRI Lumbar spine1/9/2013
  Q: As per my MRI the findings are, There is a disc bulge at L3-4 causing nerve root compression.Bulges ...
  A: I apologize for the delay in answering. Bulging discs are a frequent source of low back pain. The ...
upper cramp like pains spread to sides of my breasts very painful1/8/2013
  Q: the pain starts in upper back cramp like spreads to both sides of breasts it starts usually when im ...
  A: Your pains are definitely in need of further investigation. My comments should give you some ...
pins and needles down arm to thumb11/30/2012
  Q: about 4 months ago i started having this left shoulder ache not really pain but a dull ache. after a ...
  A: The symptoms you describe are most likely originating from the nerve roots of the spine. The fact ...
bone pain11/5/2012
  Q: I have had chronic sinus drainage and subsequent cough for 3 months. I am being followed over the ...
  A: I'm sorry you are having a lot of pain. Hairline fractures are possible with forceful coughing as ...
neck fusion10/18/2012
  Q: I have 'natural' neck fusion #as opposed to medically fused#. This has greatly limited my range of ...
  A: Your condition is called hypertrophic ossification. There are a few other diagnostic causes that ...
cervical problems after massage8/24/2012
  Q: Three days ago I had a full body massage for relaxation. After having my neck and shoulders ...
  A: Your symptoms are requiring further diagnosis. An MRI of the brain and cervical spine is appropriate ...
Bilateral feet pain8/2/2012
  Q: I have had plantar fasciitis for 5 years. I had the normal relapse but was able to stretch and ice ...
  A: I am sorry to hear about your problem. Hard orthotics can some times increase plantar fasciitis ...
protruding ribs7/27/2012
  Q: My nephew is 4 years old his parents are anti doctor. He was born with the bottom of his ribs rolled ...
  A: This may be a normal rib development. The lower rib cage can flare out slightly and it can be ...
Back muscle6/30/2012
  Q: I'm only 22 and I'm having this pain in my back, only a small specific area to the left side. It ...
  A: I am sorry about the delay in answering. Back pain is very common occurring in 80% of the ...
MRI spine- Lumbar/Sacral5/31/2012
  Q: I am a 22 year old female that has been having lower back problems for 6 months. I have recently had ...
  A: I have successfully treated a large number of patients with very similar if not identical problems ...
pain, swelling and numbness in left hand4/10/2012
  Q: I am a 31 year old female, who recently started experiencing pain in my left hand, that would ...
  A: I have multiple questions that should be answered for a specific diagnosis. If your condition ...

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Jerome M. True, DC, FIACN

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Expertise

General musculoskeletal pain mechanisms, Evidence-based neuromusculoskeletal therapies, General chiropractic treatment options.

Experience

25 years of experience with back and neck disorders, Chiropractic neurologist, Success with non-surgical treatment of cervical and lumbar radiculopathy, Neurology textbook author.

Organizations
Florida Chiropractic Association, North American Association for Laser Therapy, American Association of Spine Physicians.

Publications
Myelopathy, Radiculopathy, and Peripheral Entrapment Syndromes, Journal of Athletic Training, Conservative Management of Sports Injuries,

Education/Credentials
Doctor of Chiropractic (Cleveland Chiropractic College), Diplomate of the American College of Chiropractic Neurology, Fellow International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology.

Past/Present Clients
Professional athletes, High net-worth patients, Physicians and Professionals.

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