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3 Surprising Triggers of Sciatica

Your nerves are vital to relaying information throughout your body, and when problems with them arise you can end up with painful problems like sciatica. This illness can be caused by triggers that may surprise you.
Oct 2nd, 2023

Grade 1 Ankle Sprain: How Soon Can I Play Sports?

Athletes are no stranger to getting injured, but some can be worse than others, and may take longer to heal. Ankle sprains are a common injury, but how long does it take to recover from it and get back in the game?
Sep 1st, 2023

How Is Dry Needling Different from Acupuncture?

Modern medicine seems almost miraculous for the things we can treat, but many doctors still use traditional methods to help patients like acupuncture. But how is it different from modern dry needling treatments? How do both help?
Aug 3rd, 2023

How to Lower Your Risk for Chronic Knee Pain

Knee pain is a reality for millions of people whether you’re highly active or just moving around the house. Chronic knee pain can stem from a number of things affecting joints and bones, and here’s what you can do to avoid it.
Jun 1st, 2023

What to Expect During Myofascial Release

If you’re dealing with pain in your muscles, it can be due to trigger points in a condition called myofascial pain syndrome. Myofascial release therapy can help relieve the pain, and here’s what you can expect from the procedure.
May 1st, 2023

6 Nonsurgical Treatments for Sciatica

Sciatica is a lower back condition that affects millions of people, causing pain and tingling anywhere along the sciatic nerve. There are many treatments designed to relieve symptoms, and we offer many non-surgical solutions.
Apr 5th, 2023

How to Reduce Your Elbow Bursitis Pain

Joint pain is something we all deal with from time to time, and often it is due to overuse injuries. Elbow bursitis is a common type of this injury, but it can be managed. Read on to find out how to deal with the pain from elbow bursitis.
Mar 7th, 2023

10 Long-Term Health Benefits of Losing Weight

Obesity is a major concern, and millions of Americans risk serious complications from the extra weight. Losing even a margin of the weight you gain can help to reduce risks, and losing pounds long term can help a great deal.
Jan 5th, 2023

Feeling Stressed Out? Turn to Functional Medicine

There are plenty of reasons to feel stressed out in our lives, and if you get enough of that stress, it can lead to problems with your health. Functional medicine is a balanced way to use total health to help maintain it.
Nov 1st, 2022

Is Myofascial Release Effective?

We all suffer from pain at some point, often in what is known as soft tissue, which includes the muscles, ligaments, and fascia. A lot of conditions affect this area, and myofascial release could be the treatment that offers relief.
Oct 1st, 2022

A Closer Look at Spinal Decompression

Millions of Americans struggle with back pain for a multitude of reasons, which range from mild pain to debilitating. Spinal decompression is a method of helping with various types of back pain, and here’s how it can help you.
Sep 1st, 2022

Why Does My Elbow Hurt?

Pain in your joints is common and becomes more likely as you age and engage in intense physical activity. When dealing with pain in your elbows, it can be for a variety of reasons. Read on to find out more.
Aug 1st, 2022

How To Avoid the Most Common Sports Injuries

Staying active is important to your long term health, and whether you exercise regularly or participate in sports, there’s always the risk of injury. Read on to find out the best ways to avoid injuries and stay healthy.
Jul 1st, 2022

Scrape Away Your Sports Injury With the Graston Technique

Manual therapy is a popular solution for managing sports injuries, but some injuries can be harder to treat than others. If you're left with scar tissue after getting hurt, for example, you may want to consider the Graston Technique.
Jun 1st, 2022

What to Expect During a Cupping Therapy Session

Cupping is an unconventional form of treatment that many people don’t understand, but can be helpful in treating your body in a variety of ways. If you’re interested in trying this method, read on to find out how it works.
Apr 1st, 2022

How To Get Rid of Upper Back Pain

According to the American Chiropractic Association, half of all working Americans report suffering from back pain and another study reveals that nearly 60% of Americans wouldn’t tell a medical professional if they were suffering from chronic pain...
Dec 15th, 2021

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Chiropractic care offers many benefits, especially for pregnant women. However, only 7.5% of adults in the United States visit the chiropractor each year...
Nov 16th, 2021

Vertigo Treatment – Talk To Your Chiropractor

When you feel like you’re on the boat during a storm, know that you likely have vertigo. It’s an ailment described as an imbalance in the body caused by some sort of disturbances to the brain...
Oct 28th, 2021

How To Find The Best Chiropractor

There are now over 34,000 licensed chiropractors throughout the US. With these tips, you’ll have an easier time vetting your options for chiropractors. Finding the best chiropractor in town will help you feel confident in their abilities...
Oct 15th, 2021

How To Improve Flexibility Fast With These 5 Methods

Getting in the habit of stretching every day will help you to increase flexibility. Consistency is the key when you’re working on improving flexibility. You can’t just do it once a week or once in a while...
Sep 22nd, 2021

Posture Correctors: Do They Work?

Take a deep breath and roll your shoulders back and down. Now hold it there for a few seconds. This position is what it should feel like when you’re sitting or standing with good posture...
Sep 10th, 2021

5 Exercises To Improve Posture

Are you looking for ways to relieve some pain in your neck or back? Have you noticed that your posture is starting to decline? If so, then you need to learn about the different exercises to improve posture...
Jul 26th, 2021

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Runners

50 million people in the US consistently either jog or run. Running is a wonderful aerobic exercise. It makes the heart and lungs stronger, and it serves as stress relief for many people...
Jun 23rd, 2021

Working From Home Back Pain Prevention

Do you often feel back or neck pain when you’re working on your computer or laptop? Do you want to learn the various ways of relieving and avoiding further back and/or neck pain?...
Jun 9th, 2021

Chiropractic Benefits For Athletes

Whether you are a full-time athlete or a weekend warrior, you know the importance of keeping your body in shape. But caring for your body goes beyond regular workouts. The chiropractic benefits for athletes are many...
May 17th, 2021

How Should You Sleep to Improve Your Posture?

With those benefits, better posture should be top of mind for everyone. But you spend between seven and nine hours of your day in positions that could compromise your posture.
May 4th, 2021

The Different Types of Back Pain Explained

Chronic back pain is a debilitating condition that affects approximately 31 million Americans at any given time. Researchers estimate that about 80% of the population will experience chronic back pain at some point in their lives...
Apr 20th, 2021

Common Chiropractor Questions: Is the Y Strap Safe?

This instrument is known as a Y strap, and it is one of the tools chiropractors use in their adjustments. Still, most people have reservations about someone manipulating their neck, so they wonder whether or not the Y strap is safe...
Mar 16th, 2021

The Psychology of Pain

50 million adults in the United States suffer from chronic pain conditions. Whether due to disease, aging, or injury, these conditions are widespread. For some people living with chronic pain, daily life becomes difficult...
Dec 23rd, 2020

Subluxation: What It Is, and What to Do About It

Subluxation is a relatively unknown term and condition. Yet, 84.6 percent of sport-related shoulder injuries within the American military academy are shoulder subluxations. This is, in contrast, to shoulder dislocations at 15.4%...
Dec 16th, 2020

7 Reasons To Use Spinal Decompression For Back Pain

It’s time to take control and reduce your lower back pain forever. And it can be done with the right strategies. You can use spinal decompression to reduce your back pain and get you back to the lifestyle and activities you enjoy...
Nov 19th, 2020

How To Choose A Good Chiropractor

Chiropractic treatment is a solution for many people dealing with injuries or chronic pain. Learning how to choose a good chiropractor can help align your body in a safe, helpful way...
Nov 6th, 2020

5 Signs Your Spine Needs a Y Strap Adjustment

Adjustments provide many health benefits including body health, decrease in pain, and improvements in performance. Chiropractic care has been around since 1895, but the development of the strap adjustment as only recently seen a jump in use...
Oct 23rd, 2020

Reasons You Should See a Chiropractor for Sciatica

It’s sharp, like a needle and you’re starting to feel numbness in your leg and foot. It gets worse at different times during the day, but icing and heat aren’t helping. What you do know is that it’s getting worse, and you’re not sure how to deal with it...
Oct 9th, 2020

6 Types of Neck Pain You Can’t Ignore

For those of you dealing with neck pain, you’re probably out there looking for solutions to your problems. You’ve tried many different suggested treatment methods, but none of them seem to work...
Sep 16th, 2020

Why a Chiropractor Gives the Best Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica is an extremely common disorder that can leave an individual in excruciating pain. Often times, sciatica goes unidentified or untreated until an individual absolutely has to see a professional to ease the pain...
Sep 2nd, 2020

How Much Does A Chiropractor Cost?

If you’re looking for chiropractic care in the Houston area, you may be wondering just how much does it cost to get adjusted by a chiropractor? Chiropractor prices can vary from state to state...
Aug 18th, 2020

How Often Should You Get a Chiropractic Adjustment?

Have you been wondering how frequently you need a chiropractic adjustment? With 33 million Americans visiting the chiropractor each year, you’re not alone. Back and neck pain can be debilitating problems, and you want to fix them...
Aug 4th, 2020

8 Reasons Runners Should Seek Care From Chiropractors

Did you know that 70% of people who run will suffer some kind of injury at some point while running? Injuries of the knee are the most common, but injuries that affect other areas of the body occur as well. There are many simple ways to prevent...
Jul 28th, 2020

7 Questions To Ask A Chiropractor

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average number of practicing chiropractors in the country is 35,010. Texas ranks amongst the states with the highest level of chiropractic employment...
Jul 21st, 2020

7 Tips for Finding a Chiropractor for Stay-at-Home Moms

Surveys have found that more than 65 million adults in the U.S. have reported having a recent issue with back pain. Approximately 16 million of those adults, or close to 8%, claim to experience chronic or persistent back pain...
Jul 14th, 2020

7 Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Office Workers

Eventually, that much computer time will take its toll on your body. If you’re looking for ways to counteract the negative health impacts of working in an office, chiropractic care could be an option worth exploring...
Jul 7th, 2020

What Is Coronavirus? How Can You Protect Yourself?

Coronviruses are a large family of viruses found in a variety of mammals and birds. In humans, these viruses can cause a number of conditions, ranging from mild respiratory infections to more serious illnesses like severe acute respiratory syndrome...
Mar 10th, 2020

The Best Treatment For Shoulder Pain

Don’t leave yourself aching and paining through the day. Instead, keep reading to learn more about common shoulder injuries. We’ve also reviewed at-home treatment and preventative care options, so you can get the relief you need...
Jan 24th, 2020

Best Treatment For Knee Pain

Repetitive pressure on your knees can cause wear and tear, resulting in a number of possible knee injuries. Frequent knee pain affects about 25% of adults, which can limit mobility, functionality, and quality of life...
Jan 10th, 2020

9 Ways to Get Rid of Headaches

Headaches arise for a variety of reasons. In some cases, they’re caused by inflammation in the brain. In other cases, they’re caused by stress and anxiety. However, regardless of why they present themselves, they’re undoubtedly painful and debilitating...
Nov 12th, 2019

How To Treat Sciatica

As many as 40% of the population will experience sciatic nerve pain in their life. All who experience it will know sciatica pain is intense and unrelenting. Many people suffer through sciatica and don’t get the help that could best treat their pain...
Nov 5th, 2019

How To Find The Right Pillow For A Peaceful Night’s Sleep

Poor sleep can lead to a variety of other problems, including stress, a weakened immune system, and weight gain. For people who suffer from neck, shoulder, and back pain, getting a night of restful, comfortable sleep can be even harder...
Oct 22nd, 2019

Billy Cheong Featured in Impact Houston

Lower back pain affects the lives of many Americans. 80% of our population will experience back pain. It is the leading cause of disability, one of the top reasons for missed work and Dr’s visits. Dr. Billy Cheong, Chiropractor...
Aug 2nd, 2019

Are Chiropractors Covered by Insurance?

Back pain is the leading cause of disability. It’s also among the top reasons why people miss work, making it culpable for lessened productivity in the workplace...
Jul 28th, 2019

What To Look For In A Chiropractor

Did you know that in 2016, one in five adults in the U.S. suffered from chronic pain? What’s more, 8% of the adult population experienced high-impact chronic pain!...
Jul 10th, 2019

Have Pain? Go To a Chiropractor First!

Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and it sends over seven million people to a Chiropractor every year. But, contrary to popular belief, Chiropractors offer more than just relief from back pain...
Jun 18th, 2019

The Power of Graston for Pain and Recovery

If you are an active sports person or spend long hours working on a desk, then you probably know how discomforting muscle pains can be. You can avoid these pains by visiting Graston therapy sessions for treatment...
Jun 4th, 2019

5 Tips for Traveling to Avoid Back Pain

Don’t let your back pain get in the way of creating wonderful new memories! If you suffer from back pain from sitting, here are some tips to make your travel easier...
Mar 1st, 2019

Common Golf Injuries

May 24, 2017 | Dr. Billy Cheong DC. The amazing sport of Golf has exploded in popularity and many people around the world have a tremendous love for the game...
Mar 1st, 2019

Leaky Gut Syndrome Symptoms (and How To Treat it ASAP)

eaky gut syndrome, also known as increased intestinal permeability, is actually a condition – an underlying environment, let’s say – often associated with inflammatory bowel issues such as Crohn’s disease, indigestion, and irritable bowel syndrome...
Mar 1st, 2019

5 Tips to Reduce Back Pain While Driving

If you spend a lot of time in the car, you may have noticed that you get back pain while driving. Back pain can impact every aspect of your life, so we’ve found the best ways for you to reduce your back pain and increase comfort while driving...
Mar 1st, 2019

5 Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

If you’ve recently been involved in a car accident, chances are you were too shocked to register whether you felt any pain from any whiplash, or any other related car accident injuries...
Mar 1st, 2019

Back To School Tips

Here are 4 tips on how to keep your kids from suffering from postural issues due to bad habits with carrying their backpacks...
Mar 1st, 2019

5 Active Tips When Training For A Triathlon

Training for a triathlon is far from easy; even professional athletes and the most seasoned weekend warriors can struggle with the intense and varied regimen associated with the competition...
Mar 1st, 2019

The Health Benefits of Using an Ergonomic Chair

Chronic low back pain is on the rise, with over 80% of the Americans experiencing back pain at any given time. Back and neck pain is the second most cause of disability in adults, and the cause of an estimated 149 million lost work days per year...
Mar 1st, 2019

A Triathlon Recovery Plan That Works

You’ve trained for months or even years. Your heart is pumping, the sweat drips from your forehead but you soldier on. The end is in sight. This is what you’ve been waiting for, the finish line! You’ve finally done it, you completed the triathlon!...
Mar 1st, 2019

FALL in Love With Running

Fall is here and the temperature is dropping, which calls for amazing running weather! Here are some quick tips if you are a beginner level runner...
Mar 1st, 2019

5 Common Types of Car Accident Whiplash Injuries

It’s not uncommon for car crash victims to have other things on their minds directly following a collision–exchanging insurance details, checking out the damage, and arranging for your vehicle to be towed are just a few...
Mar 1st, 2019

Tips For How To Choose The Best Mattress

The average person spends one-third of their life sleeping. It’s how our bodies recharge and refuel for the day ahead. So make the most of a good night’s rest with the perfect mattress to support your slumber...
Mar 1st, 2019

Benefits of Spinal Decompression Therapy For Disc Injuries

With nearly 31 million people dealing with back pain at any given point, more patients are exploring various solutions for relief. For anyone suffering from disc injuries, simple acts like sitting, standing, or walking can be seriously painful...
Mar 1st, 2019

Why You Need To Be Getting Regular Blood Work

People often assume they only need to get blood work done when they’re sick or worried about their health. But the reality is, getting regular blood work done can be life-saving...
Mar 1st, 2019

7 Amazing Benefits Of TENS Unit Therapy

An astounding 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Either you or someone you know is suffering from chronic pain. Thankfully, Harvard Health states that non-drug treatments such as a TENS unit are very effective for treating pain...
Mar 1st, 2019

CBD: What is It and What Are the Benefits?

The US is a country full of people in pain. Are you one of the 25.3 million people in the US who had pain every day for the past 3 months? Or one of the nearly 40 million people who report severe levels of pain?...
Mar 1st, 2019

Sugar Addiction: A Look at The Negative Effects of Sugar

While we may not subsist entirely on candy and other sweets, the average American eats around 22 teaspoons of sugar per day; a stark contrast to the recommended amount of 6 teaspoons for women and 9 teaspoons for men...
Mar 1st, 2019

Regenerative Medicine: PRP and Stem Cell Injections

Every single day, our medical knowledge advances. And with those advances, we are learning how our body has the ability to heal itself from an injury. However, as we get older our bodies aren’t able to replenish our old cells...
Mar 1st, 2019

Chiropractic Maintenance Therapy Necessary?

Most people think Chiropractic is only for people with severe back problems, but Chiropractic is so much more than that! Just as important as it is to get your teeth cleaned and examined every six months...
Mar 1st, 2019

What To Do After a Car Accident

According to statistics, one of those accidents will eventually involve you. On average, most people get into some kind of car accident every 17 to 18 years...
Feb 24th, 2019

Top Benefits of Drinking Kombucha

Kombucha…it’s a funny name for an even funnier beverage. This fermented drink is made from a combination of sugar, beneficial bacteria, yeast, and black or green tea...
Feb 10th, 2019

Breaking The Top 5 Chiropractor Myths

The word chiropractor comes from the word “chiro” meaning hand and the Greek word praktikos which means practical. In other words, chiropractic loosely means done by hand. Chiropractors treat a variety of ailments with their hands, similar to massage...
Sep 24th, 2018

Why Regular Chiropractic Exams Are VERY Important!

You might think a chiropractic exam is only for people with severe back problems. But these exams are actually really important. As in just as important as getting your teeth cleaned and examined every six months...
Sep 10th, 2018

CBD Oil For Pain: Does It Work?

Does CBD oil for pain work? Sure, medical marijuana has become as common as laundry soap. Thirty-two states have legalized it. Of those, eight have legalized marijuana for recreational use as well...
May 16th, 2018