Archive for low back pain

What is flexion-distraction therapy in chiropractic?

October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments


Hi, guys. This is Marco Abanico with Chiropractic Television.

Today, I’d like to talk about what flexion-distraction therapy is.

Flexion-distraction (F/D) therapy is a gentle, chiropractic treatment procedure utilized for back and neck pain. Flexion-distraction therapy is a safe alternative to back surgery for those 95% of patients whose conditions do not demand surgical intervention. The doctor is in control of the treatment movements at all times.

Flexion-distraction therapy is used for many conditions such as:

Therapeutic ultrasound for acute ankle sprains in chiropractic

July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments


Hi, guys. This is Marco Abanico with Chiropractic Television.

Therapeutic ultrasound is a commonly used treatment for a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.  Ankle sprains are among the most commonly seen sport-related injuries and proper acute management can significantly improve the rate of healing and return to activity.  A major goal during the acute stage of healing is to control pain and inflammation.  The delivery of therapeutic ultrasound to an acutely sprained ankle can reduce pain and swelling while facilitating tissue healing.

What is therapeutic ultrasound?

How can chiropractic care speed up recovery in an auto accident?

June 29, 2013 | 0 Comments


Hi, guys. This is Marco Abanico with Chiropractic Television.

Today, I’d like to talk about how chiropractic care can speed up recovery in an auto accident.

Many people are involved in auto accidents every day and every year. While the majority of car wrecks are minor, it is very common for those involved to suffer some type of injury. Visiting a chiropractor after you have been in an accident is a smart move to make. Chiropractors are very skilled at treating back injuries, whiplash and neck injuries, injured or damaged muscles and soft tissues, and more, resulting from an auto accident.

Why does my stomach hurt after doing sit ups?

March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments


By Dr. Marco Abanico

Many people get this painful feeling especially after doing situps OR abdominal crunches. In reality, it is NOT the stomach that hurts but rather the gastrointestinal tract that undergoes persistalsis.

Peristalsis refers to the succession of waves of involuntary muscular contraction of various bodily tubes, especially of the gastrointestinal tract (GI tract), where it effects transport of food and waste products.

Free Blood Pressure Screening at Indian Pow Wow

September 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The staff of DFWChiromassage.com and Dr. Marco Abanico will be conducting a free blood pressure screening during the 50th Annual National Championship Indian Pow Wow at Traders Village in Grand Prairie (Dallas/Fort Worth), Texas.

On Saturday, September 8, Dr. Marco Abanico and his staff will be giving out free information on how to beat high blood pressure with out the use of drugs or surgery. If you are sick and tired of being sick and tired due to the huge menu of medications you are taking, talk to the doctor who can help you out.

2012 Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games | Arlington, TX

April 28, 2012 | 0 Comments


The Texas Scottish Festival and Highland Games will include some of the best Scottish performers and groups in the world, the Championship Scottish Highland Dance & Scottish National Dance competitions, a full range of Scottish Athletic competitions, more than 65 Scottish Clan tents, Scottish foods and ales, Celtic arts and crafts, fireworks, a Scotch Whisky Tasting and Seminar, Genealogy & History Seminars, Kirking and Church services, a Scottish Fiddle Workshop, Children’s Games and Activities, a Gaelic Language Seminar, Scottish Country Dancing, Scottish Military Living History Encampment, a Bonniest Knees Contest, a Medieval Scotland Area, a Photo Contest, an All-Scottish Breed Dog Show, Scotch Ale Brewing Competition, a Shortbread Contest, a Pub tent, a feature Ceilidh, and more.

Can my back or neck pain get better?

April 23, 2012 | 0 Comments


By Marco Abanico

Even though back and neck problems are commonplace, it is a good thing that generally they can resolve on their own.  In reality, the usual result of spinal pain symptoms is most favorable with or without treatment.

It is challenging to determine which treatments are or are not successful because of the body’s natural tendency of spine-related pain to improve; i.e. the pain often subsides on its own regardless of whether you received any form of medical intervention.  However, even with the body’s natural ability to heal itself and get you out of pain, many people with back or neck pain experience pain that persists, gets worse, or comes and goes.  If you are reading this article, chances are that your back or neck pain problem falls into the classification of not getting better by itself.  The following is a list of the more common pain situations:

What causes neck and back pain?

April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments


By Marco Abanico

There are numerous reasons why people get neck and back pain. Outside the expertise of Western medical practitioners, that list is even longer. However, a few examples of the more common causes of neck and back pain will be discussed in this article.

For many patients, pain is both physical and emotional. If you ignore the physical or emotional parts, you are less likely to discover a remedy.

Why are personal injury clinics found in the ghetto?

March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

It sounds like a sterotypical question, but in reality, it is not.

It is not just personal injury chiropractic clinics that are found in lower socio-economic communities.  In fact, you’ll find other businesses in those same locations which include businesses such as bail bondsman offices, coin-operated laundromats, dollar stores, mom-and-pop convenience stores, mom-and-pop restaurants, criminal defense law offices, and thrift stores.

There is simply a demand for the products or services that these businesses offer in lower socio-economic locations.

Understanding spinal injections for sciatica

March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Marco Abanico is a content curator for DFWChiromassage Spine Blog and a chiropractor in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. He is a leading authority on how to relieve spine pain easily and naturally. His clinic has helped thousands of patients put an end to their neck and back pain. If you are considering surgery for neck pain relief or if other forms of treatment have not worked, CALL US and ask us about our $40 exam and first treatment special at 513-580-4930 or logon to DFWChiroMassage Spine Blog.