Author Archives: Cody McBee D.C.

Is It Really Carpal Tunnel Or Is It My Neck?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome has a variety of symptoms such as burning, tingling, numbness and stiffness in the hands, wrists and forearms.  True Carpal Tunnel is caused by the compression of the median nerve in the wrist. However, when a nerve in the neck (cervical spine) is compressed, irritated, or inflamed, which is commonly described as

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My Goal for You

When you walk into my office, my goal is to meet and exceed your expectations about chiropractic care.  I really enjoy the one-on-one time I spend with each patient.  This time is really important to me, so I can listen to your needs, answer your questions, educate you on your condition and then discuss the

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Neck Pain, Headaches and Forward Head Posture

Good cervical spine or neck posture is when your head is properly balanced over the shoulders.  The ears are centered over the shoulders and balancing your head weight is effortless.  In this perfect scenario, the cervical spine should have a nice soft “C” shape to it.  When standing perpendicular to a mirror, you should be

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Utilizing Hair Mineral Analysis to Identify Nutritional Deficiencies

Hair Mineral Analysis is most helpful for people who would like to know if symptoms they are experiencing are due to a nutritional deficiency and for individuals who are interested in improving their overall health, energy level or sports performance.  I like using Hair Mineral Analysis in my nutritional practice, as I have found that

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Chiropractors…Not Just For Back Pain

The most common reasons people seek chiropractic treatment is for low back pain, neck pain or headaches.  However, few people fully understand what other types of conditions or regions of the body can be successfully treated by chiropractors. Chiropractors are considered specialists in the human musculoskeletal systems.  What does that mean?  A chiropractor is fully

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Tired, Exhausted and Stressed Out? How To Get Your Energy Back

Most Americans say that they feel stressed out and exhausted most of the time.  Their busy lifestyles; high, consistent family, financial and work stress; and fueling their bodies with caffeine, sugar, high energy drinks and junk food to keep going are all culprits in feeling chronically tired.  We are survivors! No matter how tired we

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Therapeutic Exercise and Chiropractic Care

Helping people help themselves is something I really enjoy doing; so if you are already an existing patient, you know I am passionate about the benefits of exercise.  It is pretty well known that exercise is good for your cardiovascular system; it reduces stress, lowers blood pressure, helps manage cholesterol and blood sugar levels, supports

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Is There Something “Fishy” About Your Fish Oil Supplements?

Most patients respond to this question with, “Absolutely, yes!”  There is no hesitation whatsoever.   However, I challenge you to consider this question in a little more detail. The benefits of taking a fish oil supplement are generally well known.  The primary benefit, in my opinion, is its natural anti-inflammatory properties.  Particularly, since many chronic conditions

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Chiropractic Treatment, Auto Accident Injuries and Medical Payments (Med-Pay) Coverage

Do you have medical benefits, including chiropractic coverage, available to you and your passengers under your automobile insurance policy if you or your passengers sustain injuries due to an auto accident? So many patients tell me, “I have full coverage, so I am sure I do.”  You may be surprised to learn that you may

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