Month: February 2017

Finding a Solution to Plantar Fasciitis

Having a Phoenix chiropractor help address my plantar fasciitis was sort of an embarrassing situation. I did all the research about it online and knew that the people most likely to get this condition were runners, pregnant women, and those suffering from obesity. I wish I could say I was a runner or pregnant. I’m obese so I immediately assumed that was the reason I get this shooting pain in my heels when I wake up the morning. It’s a pain that practically hobbles you. I would totter about like an elderly person until the pain went away.

I hoped I could avoid surgery. Going under the knife scares me and it wasn’t something I wanted to endure. Continue reading

I Did Not Want to Have Surgery

My husband’s health insurance was not the best, mainly because it limited us on what doctors we were able to see. The one primary care physician that I was able to go to was definitely not a homeopathic type of doctor. He always wanted to run tests on everything, and surgery was definitely one of the top words in his vocabulary. Thankfully, his insurance does cover a San Diego chiropractor, and that is who I went to see when my doctor kept telling me that my only option for a pain free life was to have surgery on my back.

I had read a lot about back surgeries, and I just did not like the odds for going through one myself. I knew that it could make my pain go away, but I also knew that it could not make a bit of difference. The last factor was the scariest for me, because I knew that it could leave me in even more pain than what I was already in. I finally decided to just go see a chiropractor to get a second opinion, and it is the best decision I could have made. Continue reading