Mechanical lower back pain

Mechanical lower back pain

My name is Dr. David A. Johnson and I am both a chiropractic physician and a doctor of physical therapy. I have been practicing for over twenty years after starting my practice in Lake Forest, Illi...

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Why  Dr. Johnson went back to Physical Therapy School

Why Dr. Johnson went back to Physical Therapy School

I have been asked by a lot of people why I went back to physical therapy school when I was 42 after practicing successfully as a chiropra...

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Balanced Muscle Strength and Proper Muscle Length

Balanced Muscle Strength and Proper Muscle Length

When I graduated from the Logan College of Chiropractic back in1987, there were not a lot of chiropractic physicians teaching exercises to their patients. As a former college wrestler and a multiple l...

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Chiropractic Combined with Physical Therapy

Chiropractic Combined with Physical Therapy

Chiropractic Combined with Physical Therapy As October is National Physical Therapy Month and National Chiropractic Month, I would like to continue along with the theme of how I as...

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North Shore Spinal & Sports Rehab – A Brief History

North Shore Spinal & Sports Rehab – A Brief History

Welcome to the new North Shore Spinal and Sports Rehabilitation blog. This is both national physical therapy month and national chiropractic month. To celebrate these two great professions I would ...

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March 6, 2020

rib sprain

One of my favorite things to treat is a postural rib sprain. Younger to middle aged adult patients present with a sharp pain in the middle of their b...
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February 15, 2020

Cervical Disc Herniation

Imagine waking up with terrible neck pain which radiates down to the arm. The hand may tingle and you notice your arm isn’t as strong doing eve...
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February 14, 2020

Lumbar Disc Herniation

The first lumbar disc herniation I helped rehabilitate was back in 1988. The patient was an active aerobic dance instructor who came into me distraug...
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