Category Archives : Dr. Cardwell, D.C.’s Thoughts

Plantar Fasciitis

On a personal note, my mother is an R.N. in the surgery department in Nebraska.  About 5 years ago she was diagnosed with bilateral (both feet) Plantar Fasciitis.  As most of you know, nurses are on their feet working for many hours.  So you can imagine how much pain she was having in her feet. […]

Scoliosis Screenings & Locker Rooms

When most people hear the word “scoliosis” the first thing that comes to mind is going to the locker room in grade school and having the nurse check your spine while you bend over and touch your toes.  Am I right? Well…that is true unless you or a loved one has been diagnosed with scoliosis, […]

Herniated Discs

How about we think of the disc as a jelly donut? The nucleus pulposus is the jelly and the annular fibers are the dough. When a disc herniation happens...

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Many people today struggle with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).  Chiropractic can be very effective at treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome pain with chiropractic manipulations and/or other therapies. There are also many cases where people believe they have Carpal Tunnel when what they actually are dealing with is Carpal Tunnel-like symptoms caused by an impingement of either the cervical […]


Migraines are defined as headaches that usually affect one side of the head and are often associated with nausea, vomiting, photophobia (increased sensitivity to light), and occasionally phono phobia (increased sensitivity to sound). There are usually a couple different reasons for migraines...