Entries by Dr. Jonathan Chung

Fibromyalgia and the Atlas

  Read time: [5 minutes]   Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) and other conditions involving chronic pain are among the most frustrating conditions that affect a human being. While the condition is not life threatening, it is without a doubt life impairing. While the pain of a surgical procedure, broken bone, or acute disc injury can be […]

Moderation Always Errs Towards Excess

  Read Time [3 minutes] Let’s review some definitions of moderation. Here’s the traditional definition out of Webster’s Dictionary: Moderation – noun 1. the quality of being moderate; restraint; avoidance of extremes or excesses; temperance. Sounds pretty good right? People rarely think about themselves in terms of extremes or excesses, and it’s generally good policy to live your life […]

Research: Atlas Correction and TMJ Pain

Read Time: [5 min] Last month a study produced by the Upper Cervical Research Foundation was published that examined the effect that Atlas Corrections had on the function of the temporomandibular joint. It’s a first step towards solidifying our understanding on how the work we do in our office can be a powerful help to patients suffering […]

Your Back Doesn’t Hurt Because You Are Fat – New Thoughts on the Obesity and Back Pain Relationship

Read Time: [6 minutes] Outline: Why weight alone isn’t enough to cause back pain What is it about being overweight that can cause pain? Empowering the overweight patient to get better results It’s no secret that being overweight or obese carries a higher risk of having back pain. Patients struggling with weight issues hear about […]

Dr. Chung Joins ESPN West Palm to Talk Youth Football, Neck Surgery, Stroke, and Heat

This week Dr. Chung joined Jeremy Marks-Peltz on ESPN West Palm Tonight. The interview is available below. This week Dr. Chung addresses: The new study showing changes in the brains of youth football players Dolphins Linebacker Koa Misi will be getting fusion surgery for herniated disc in his neck The tragic Katie May stroke incident and […]