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How to Know if You Need to See a Chiropractor

2021-01-11T21:13:58+00:00January 11th, 2021|Back Pain, Blog, Neck Pain|

Chiropractic philosophy says the spine plays a major role in health.  According to the American Chiropractic Association, chiropractors treat approximately 35 million adults and children every year, and 3 in 4 patients say the treatments help them. Because the spine supports the body’s alignment and protects the spinal cord, it’s easy to see a connection.  Is seeing a chiropractor right for you? We’ll help you decide if chiropractic care in Colorado Springs can help. What Does a Chiropractor Do? Chiropractors use a variety of techniques to manipulate the spine, most often by adjusting the joints with the hands or a [...]

Tips to Help Prevent Back Pain While Working From Home

2020-12-15T15:10:43+00:00December 15th, 2020|Back Pain, Tips & Tricks|

2020 is the year of working from home.  Although working from home can have its up-sides such as no commutes, the ability to wear comfortable clothes, and the ability to spend extra time with your family, it can be detrimental to your back if you’re not set up correctly. At Whole Health Chiropractic in Colorado Springs, we know how difficult working from home can be on your lower back, but there are ways to help. Here are our 4 tips to help prevent back pain at home. 1. Wake Up and Stretch Take the time you were using to commute [...]

5 Common Chiropractic Myths

2020-11-11T16:36:36+00:00November 11th, 2020|Back Pain, Neck Pain, Tips & Tricks|

Despite the rise in popularity of chiropractic care in the last few years, there are still various myths and misconceptions about how chiropractic care can help people suffering from a variety of pains.  The simple truth is that many people still don’t truly understand how chiropractic care works. Are you wondering if chiropractic care is safe for you? Here is a list of 5 common chiropractic care myths. 1. Chiropractic Care is Painful Myth A big fear for many people that have never experienced chiropractic care before is that chiropractic treatments are uncomfortable and overall down right painful. However, adjustments [...]

3 Reasons Why You Should See Your Chiropractor this Winter

2020-10-22T14:05:04+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Back Pain, Healthy Habits, Neck Pain, Sports Injury|

Temperatures are dropping and winter is on its way in Colorado Springs.  Along with the beautiful winter and fall weather we get to experience here in Colorado Springs comes the cold weather. Extreme cold can impact your health in a multitude of ways, whether it’s the cold/flu or joint pains, chiropractic adjustment can help. Don’t let the cold ruin your plans, here are 3 reasons why you should see your Colorado Springs chiropractor this winter. Joint Pain Have you noticed that your joints hurt more when its cold out? Well that’s not just your imagination, the cold weather tends to [...]

What is IASTM & How Can It Help?

2020-09-09T16:50:30+00:00September 9th, 2020|Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sports Injury|

Do you live in the Colorado Springs area and experience pain brought on from surgeries, sprains or strains? Then IASTM therapy might be the answer for you! What Is IASTM? Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM), otherwise known as the Graston Technique, is a manual therapy approach that treats musculoskeletal injuries. This technique helps reduce pain and improves function to your overall body while allowing you to continue with your everyday activities. Living in Colorado Springs, this is especially important. IASTM uses medical grade stainless steel tools to help improve injured areas of your body by putting pressure on areas chiropractors [...]

4 Ways to Help You Reduce Back Pain

2020-08-18T18:08:17+00:00August 18th, 2020|Back Pain, Blog|

4 Ways to Help You Reduce Back Pain in Colorado Springs Do you suffer from back pain? Well, you’re not alone, in fact, nearly 65 million people in the United States’ suffers from back pain. While most people associate back pain with some type of trauma — a car accident, a fall, sports injury, most back pain is actually associated with everyday life activities. Things such as lifting grocery bags, sitting at a computer, moving things around your Colorado Springs home, etc. Thankfully there are things you can do to prevent and/or reduce back pain to help you continue your [...]

4 Things to Look for When Choosing a Chiropractor

2020-07-15T01:48:40+00:00July 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

So, you’ve decided your body needs a serious adjustment and a chiropractor seems to be the best option, but you don’t know where to start? A quick Google search shows tons of chiropractors in the Colorado Springs area. What qualities make a good chiropractor? What prescheduling questions should you ask in your search? Where do you find all this information? Finding the right chiropractic care in Colorado Springs can be challenging. The chiropractor you choose will be your partner in dealing with any lower back pain, adjustments, and more to get back to living your life without pain.  Therefore, one [...]

What Is Cupping Therapy & How Can It Help You

2020-06-14T16:12:32+00:00June 14th, 2020|Neck Pain, Sleep, Sports Injury|

“Life happens.”  Whether you use this phrase to signify your emotions, good or bad; or experiences — sickness, tension, sadness, and everything in between, we can all relate.  If you are sick, stressed, depressed, or experiencing any other effects of life happenings that don’t make you feel like yourself, you could benefit from a cupping therapy treatment!  Cupping has been around for thousands of years, but over the last year it has taken over as one of the top methods for athletes and others to cope with stress, sickness, and tired muscles.  So, what is cupping therapy exactly? What types [...]

Patient Story: Macey Juhl

2018-05-08T09:45:43+00:00May 8th, 2018|About Us, Featured|

Before seeing Dr. Ryan for chiropractic care, I had weak muscle strength in the muscles supporting and stabilizing my knees. In high school, I underwent reconstructive knee surgery following multiple dislocations of both knees. Doctors told me I would never run again and my ability to hike, ski, bike, and walk would be limited. For years I resolved that my knees would never function at a level required for me to participate in the activities I loved. Following an evaluation by Dr. Ryan, he was able to pinpoint the areas I had the most weakness that were contributing to my [...]

Dr. Ryan Engelhardt’s Story

2020-05-19T21:10:52+00:00June 30th, 2017|About Us|

Hi folks I'm Dr. Ryan Engelhardt of Whole Health Chiropractic and we're doing a little video series so that you guys can understand a little bit more about our practice and what we have to offer. Prior to getting into some of the different unique facets about our practice, I thought it was really important that I go over exactly who I am as a person. First and foremost, I am happily married to my lovely wife Kelsey and we have a beautiful daughter, Miss McKinley Grace. We have two great pups Tenzing and Bentley. We are active members of [...]