Blog Archive

Is Back Pain Normal as You Age? Dec 1st, 2019

You can’t stop the hands of time, and growing older is unavoidable. Aging can bring new physical challenges, and among the chief complaints that people have when they’re getting older is back pain.  Back pain is so common that it might seem like it’s a normal part of aging. In...

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Nov 1st, 2019

Your sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body, so it stands to reason that it could cause you some problems. In fact, 40% of people have to deal with sciatica — pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve — at some point during their life....

The Link Between Diabetes and Neuropathy Oct 10th, 2019

Diabetic neuropathy can occur anytime in patients with diabetes. Whether you’re just beginning to feel tingling or numbness in your extremities or have suffered from this condition far too long, Dan Beeson, DC, DABCI and our team of compassionate health professionals at Beeson Regenerative Health in Portland, Oregon may be...

What Causes Chronic Knee Pain? Sep 6th, 2019

Scenario: Your alarm goes off and you immediately wish you could stay in bed — or at least have someone help you get up. Simple tasks like walking to the bathroom and making breakfast sound like impossible feats because of your knee pain. Yet despite the pain, you’re wondering how...

Why You Shouldn't Wait to See a Chiropractor After an Auto Accident Aug 1st, 2019

Being in an auto accident is frustrating on many levels, especially if you’re injured. Too often, people think they’re fine, not realizing that some symptoms may take time to fully reveal themselves.  Even if you were hit at a low speed or the accident seems minor, don’t wait to get...

The Best Types of Exercise to Combat Sciatica Jul 3rd, 2019

Sciatica can ruin your day and leave you stiff and immobile. While extreme cases of sciatica can be severe enough to require surgery, in many cases, it’s possible to ease the pain and discomfort caused by sciatica with stretches and exercises you can do at home. What is sciatica? The...

5 Benefits of Acupuncture You Didn't Know About Jun 1st, 2019

While you probably know that acupuncture involves needles, you may not realize exactly how the treatment can improve your life beyond a vague sense that it provides some pain relief.   The Chinese, however, have been practicing acupuncture for 3,000 years based on a belief that acupuncture can balance your...

The Importance of Exercise When You Have Arthritis May 3rd, 2019

We know exercise may be the last thing you want to do when your joints are sore. But, getting a small amount of careful exercise can actually help your arthritis pain. Immobility causes the joints to stiffen, which only increases discomfort. Working your joints every day, will decrease your pain...

Beyond Back Pain: 7 Ways Chiropractic Adjustments Can Improve Your Health and Well-Being Apr 8th, 2019

When you hear someone is going to a chiropractor, you likely think they’re seeking treatment for back pain. While chiropractic adjustments are beneficial for a variety of conditions that cause chronic back pain, these techniques can do so much more. At Beeson Regenerative Health, the skilled chiropractic team can address...

Why Symptoms Sustained During Auto Accidents Are Often Delayed Mar 12th, 2019

Each year in the United States there are more than 7 million car accidents that lead to upwards of 3.1 million injuries. And while these accidents happen in the blink of an eye, the trauma to your body can linger for months or years afterward, and the symptoms often don’t...