Posted tagged ‘leg pain’

Growing Pains

April 23, 2010

[originally published in KCN, Febuary 2002]

If the mere mention of “Growing Pains” reminds you of the popular 80’s Alan Thicke and Kirk Cameron sitcom, then you probably weren’t one of the select 10-20% that were tagged with this misleading medical diagnosis when you were a child.  Misleading in that, from a physical sense, it doesn’t hurt to grow.  But then, why do children experience this reoccurring “vague leg pain”? — with pain so intense at times that it actually causes some to cry themselves to sleep.

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The New Wonder Drug

December 4, 2009

Chiro Adj Bottle2[originally published in KCN, January 2001]

Ever wonder what’s in my medicine cabinet?  One LARGE bottle.

It’s something I know that the pharmaceutical companies would love to capture and call their own.  Let me share the label with you…. (more…)

The “Psychotic Nerve”

May 15, 2009

sciatica-psychotic-lady[originally published in KCN, May 1999]

No, you won’t find this in any anatomy book, and the treatment of mentally deranged nerves was never brought up during my years in chiropractic college.   However, ask anyone who has had the unfortunate displeasure of suffering from the intense leg pain that this “nerve” generates, and they will emphatically stand by this tongue-and-cheek, layman’s designation. (more…)


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