Failed Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery Dr. Harlan Sparer, Tempe Chiropractor There are essentially two kinds of surgery that are performed for spinal problems.   Microsurgery is performed through a probe that is relatively narrow and relatively noninvasive.  Conventional surgery is sadly invasive and…

Degenerative Disc Disorders

Degenerative Disc Disorders Dr. Harlan Sparer, Tempe Chiropractor Degenerative disc problems can be severe and painful. They are commonly diagnosed in most people in their 40s to 50s.  Often, they are diagnosed and give no symptoms. As we age, the…

Knee and Ankle Pain

Knee and Ankle pain: Considering the Kinetic Chain Dr. Harlan Sparer, Tempe Chiropractor Western medicine typically treats a problem by the application of a magnifying glass to the structure involved.  This approach is not without its positive aspects in an…

Sciatica

Sciatica Dr. Harlan Sparer, Tempe Chiropractor Sciatica is a common variety of radiating nerve pain characterized by burning, aching, or knifelike pain down the back of the thighs or calves. This is usually accompanied by a duplication of the pain…

Low Back Pain

Low back pain Dr. Harlan Sparer, Tempe Chiropractor  Low back pain is typically characterized by localized pain or stiffness in the low back.  When unaccompanied by radiating nerve pain, it is relatively simple to treat in many cases, particularly when…

TMJ and Cranial Adjusting

TMJ and Cranial Adjusting: Dr. Harlan Sparer, Tempe Chiropractor DNFT® Chiropractic has a specific approach towards the alignment of the cranial bones, facial bones, and the Temporal Mandibular Joint (TMJ).  The alignment is a Chiropractic one in basis, albeit non…