All posts by Dr. Ashley Bruley
Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?
Can the way I breathe be causing my back pain? What is belly breathing and why does it help? How do I brace my core? What is diaphragmatic breathing and why is it so important? Well let’s answer a few of these questions together…. But first we must take a look at what breathing does … Continue reading Can the Way I Breathe be Causing My Back Pain?
Migraine headaches just absolutely suck! They can wreak havoc on your day and leave you lying in a dark room praying for relief. Migraine sufferers know they would literally “TRY ANYTHING” to get rid of their pain. Migraine headaches have an array of symptoms and can vary from person to person. Some migraines come without … Continue reading Migraine Headaches
What You Need to Know About Concussions
The subject of concussions has become impossible to ignore. In the past, a head injury was simply shrugged off as a minor injury and many of us were told to continue on with activity once we regained our senses. As an athlete, coach, parent or physician, we need to recognize the symptoms and appropriate treatment … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Concussions
How to Prevent the Cold and Flu
It’s the Fall and you know what that means… Cold and Flu season has begun. It is now that time of year that the heat of the summer is starting to wear off and kids have been in school long enough to expose each other to this season’s cold/flu viruses. The seasonal outbreak of the … Continue reading How to Prevent the Cold and Flu
Take An Active Role in Your Health
The troubling question for most patients is, “When will I get better?” To this question I answer, “Today!” You have already started the healing process just by coming into Back to Function and addressing your issue or pain. As a Doctor of Chiropractic I do not heal or cure pain; rather, I help facilitate your … Continue reading Take An Active Role in Your Health
Common Ankle and Foot Injuries in Dancers
Dance is a sport that combines athleticism with artistry. Dancers put a large demand on their feet and ankles. Their unique injuries are largely due to the extreme positions of the ankle and foot joints necessary for dance, combined with long hours of practice. Dancing on the tips of the toes like in ballet or … Continue reading Common Ankle and Foot Injuries in Dancers