Category: Chiropractic Research

What is Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)?

What is Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH). Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis or DISH, also known as Forestier’s disease, is a condition characterised by the gradual stiffening and hardening of ligaments and tendons in the spine and other areas of the body. The process of ligament hardening is called calcification and...

Read post

What’s the Crack?

What’s the crack? Recently, I have seen a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding about the “popping” or “cracking” sound that can be heard during spinal manipulation or when you crack your knuckles. The cause of the popping sound is also a question I get a lot from my students...

Read post

What is a Cervicogenic Headache?

What is a Cervicogenic Headache? Its been over five years since the launch of Spriggs Chiropractic and Spriggs Nutrition.  The clinic is evolving to provide better services for conditions we see most frequently, namely cervicogenic headaches, migraines, and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Over the next few months, I will be posting...

Read post