• Case of the Week: Lipoma
    Every week we are presented with excellent opportunities to solve many patient's complaints--often times some they didn't even know who to seek help from.   All of these cases that we Read more
  • Chiropractic Care & Colic: What does the literature say?
    Source: “The effect of chiropractic care on infantile colic: results from a single blind randomized controlled trial” Holm LV, Jarbøl DE, Christensen HW, Søndergaard J, Hestbæk L. The effect of chiropractic Read more
  • Hamstring Strains in Athletes--Clinical Management.
    Hamstring strain injuries are a huge pain for athletes and coaches.  They take what feels like forever to treat and recover fully from.  We’ve got some good news for coaches Read more
  • Deductibles, and Coinsurances, and Copays--Oh my!
    When talking to a healthcare provider about health insurance, they tend to throw around the words deductible, coinsurance, and copay, but do you know what they actually mean? Deductibles, coinsurances, and Read more
  • Clinical and Imaging Relationship of Osteoarthritis
    One of the most utilized diagnostic imaging modalities in our world today is still relatively young in that it has only been around for a little over 120 years. While Read more
  • Building New Healthy Habits
    What a year (or two!) it has been!  From hoarding toilet paper, to staying home, and changing routines, many have found themselves struggling to reunite with healthy habits.  Perhaps you Read more
  • Is your provider fitness-forward? Ours are!
    Here at Ames Spine & Sport, we try our best to continue to encourage movement and meaningful movement while treating you.  We know many of you find the support you Read more
  • Acupuncture VS Dry Needling. Which is best for me?
    One common question we often receive is in regards to the differences between dry needling and acupuncture and which type is best for them.  There is also a misconception that Read more
  • What is "normal" musculoskeletal aging?
    It’s almost ironic that when we are younger, we would do anything to be older while when we are older, we would do almost anything to be younger. While there Read more
  • Myositis Ossificans & Morelle-Lavallee Lesions
    It is common to see signs and symptoms of the fall including bruising and swelling at the site of injury that will usually subside within a couple of days to Read more
  • Case of the Week: Osgood-Schlatter
    For this week, we will be discussing what is likely to be causing right knee pain in a 16-year-old female multisport athlete (track and field, softball, basketball) who is currently Read more
  • Got wrist pain after falling?
    Now that winter has arrived and brought us lovely snow drifts and black ice, slipping and falling are more likely now than during the summer and falls months. One new Read more
  • Lower Back Pain in Athletes
    “When can I play again?” is a common question that has been asked to me whenever I find myself treating athletes. As a former athlete myself, I can understand the Read more
  • Shoulder Impingement and Treatment in the Overhead Athlete
    Shoulder Impingement is a common injury Dr. Joe and myself see with overhead athletes.  Being an overhead athlete simply means that you are required to move weights above shoulder height. Read more
  • Got headaches?!
    Do you personally or do you know someone that suffers from headaches? Join Dr. Joe this Wednesday night at 7pm for a free Headaches 101 webinar. You don't have to Read more
  • September Wellness Challenge
    Tired of feeling like you've fallen off the wagon for the past several months?  Let's get back to basics with general movement and drinking water again!  Use this tracker for Read more