Do you have migraine headaches? How about foot and leg pain?

Do you have migraine headaches? How about foot and leg pain?

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hello I’m Dr. Paul Bekkum from All
Seasons Full Body Chiropractic Center here today we’re going to discuss
prescription foot orthotics and migraine headaches. These just happen to be a few
things I guess that have cropped up in the office just over this last week and
want to make sure that we covered that so that if there’s anybody out there
that’s interested in any of the topics here we can hopefully cover what you’re
looking for. Please, if you have any comments or questions just leave them as
we go here. So, one of the big things that we deal with in the office here is the
biomechanics of a person’s body which if we look at a person’s body we’re looking
at the full kinetic chain which starts at your feet. If we were to go back about
a hundred years ago, nobody really needed orthotics at all.
You would just need your feet to walk around you’re walking on uneven surfaces
and your feet are made to adapt to walk on uneven surfaces but the problem we
run into probably over the last 100 years or so is everybody now is walking
on very hard flat surfaces there might be carpet or some kind of material on
top of it but the surfaces are pretty consistently flat and what ends up
happening if you don’t have the proper support from your shoes or insoles in
your shoes and you’re literally going to end up having problems with your feet if
you’ve injured them before could have a little bit extra weight on and that’s
going to end up stressing your feet more you have high intensity activities that
you’re doing even sports you think difference worth patients bring as far
as basketball volleyball tennis those are probably some of the worst ones for
feet while you’re running around on a hard flat court surface you’re putting
somewhere between five to seven times your body weight onto your feet and it’s
very easy to end up with foot problems in any sport your thought company that
we make vision or thoughts literally can make without x4 any of
those ports and all the way down to you with socks
I guess the kind of explain without it for basketball volleyball and tennis are
gonna be very more on the reading end of the spectrum people that have more three
feet by feet those are gonna be closer to almost like a pillow but they will
have to support material in there as well to help
mechanically correct whatever area the person needs to have corrected so that
just long-term being keep proper alignment to the feet which also then
helps through the rest attained including the knees hips behind a pelvis
up to the shoulders head and neck as I said he can be joining us here today can
you back through her thighs here in our office is the biggest thing that kind of
difference what we do is that we’re going to go through a full foot the
bottom of the patient literally usually take a free scan we have a just best
foot scanner will walk across will see with their feet look look like Bionic
ample then we’ll take them to an exam we’ll also get their feet adjusted your
feet are pretty intricate you have 26 bones and 33 different joints so we want
to make sure that we get all those one directly because if you would happen to
need prescription orthotics we’re gonna wanna make sure that your
feet are in their normal neutral alignment and that the orthotics are
correcting everything and holding it in that normal alignment this is where
generally they’re places that orthotics are getting made they are not doing this
at all they’re just literally getting a product made for your foot it’s in a bad
position so you go to several stores around town but I’ve seen foot standing
types of devices and yeah it’s gonna measure for your foot but realize if
your foot it’s a position you’re not getting and I
thought I made for your foot in a position so as I can help you
maybe maybe not it’s somewhere in between about 40 60 percent compliance
there for people that you know or thought I’d made if they’re not
physically having their foot adjusted and put back in the proper alignment so
that you are getting or thought that is going to help you know help maintain the
proper ones their sores yes so I’m wondering I’m study that
wears high heels a lot think of orthotics orthotics that we have they
make several different styles that can be used anything from just regular to to
constructions to high heels there are plastic to be made for that there’s
maybe not as many Corrections that we can make with high heels other person
should be wearing high heels so I don’t think that I yell at them because
wearing high heels things off I said women were actually high heels probably
do help correct some of the problems we have towards their live I respond and
all that they might have a very flat spine degenerative discs or something
that might actually adding some heights to the heels there helps to restore some
the curve to the back take stress off so everybody’s individual that’s how we
look at people here we try to look at we’re trying to get to you exactly what
you need to get you back to at least under proper you know raise more muscle
strength function everything that we do any office here so so I heard that
there’s some type of option for children because of eating really party with an
audit company and some type of guarantee or they can get a change because their
foot pros you it’s like a little marble that specific again but yes the communal
use is very very good to work with I guess it child’s foot changes more than
two sheet sizes they literally making orthotics for your child and just
a minimal fee or it’s like a TV free for a period of time if it changes
significant uh she sighs I over like a year period of time so I’m also with Fox
in the office here I guarantee that I can work with people if you come in here
if we make it a secret for you we’re gonna make sure that they work for
you and if they didn’t work for you I didn’t bring back any money back don’t
want somebody throw another thought in the bottom of us or something like that
and let him to sit there anyway spent good money on them
brother have you have them in your shoes you can get the proper correction that
you need and you know be happy with some there if you’re not happy with them hey
we’re gonna do whatever we can sometimes people have problems just with their
feet you need to continue to just look at evaluate and treat and deal with
whatever they have above the feed book we do have problems happen at the lab or
some like that I need to get your thoughts and back into it for the
corrections major alterations made to orthotics but all that can be done uses
about 90 days to get in beginning most people are gonna know from the first two
weeks for sure I was here for five days people doing really really well with her
problems after that you know they’re closer look at the feel so what kind of
symptoms make people be experiencing where you would know that they probably
orthotics or that they should stand on that’s actually good question I mean a
lot of people and I feel like anything the fine you know there so most people
focus on pain it’s not necessarily you know the pain is where the problem is if
we were to change the pain and probably never gonna find the problem here people
may make community might help it could possibly have some gillies tendonitis
they get a plantar fasciitis they could have total tunnel syndrome
car seller will just paint around the toes where they’re attaching to the foot
pain in the foot itself knee pain hip pain lower back pain like I said what we
look at is the whole kinetic chain which is at your feet
your weight should be evenly from one foot to the other and what we want to be
able to make sure that that’s happening and we’re gonna go through and evaluate
not all of the bones and joints make sure that individually everything is
moving correctly at your range of motion proper one with all those bones but also
that the muscles are functioning correctly
we take be kind of a muscle testing screening to make sure everything’s
working correctly that’s way more i also people to get to get me here too because
if we find it and get something going on generally if it’s more informal scalable
type problem they’ll be able to see almost understand correction of that on
the day that we get treated again it’s probably not gonna last for a while here
because we’re gonna be your normal daily activities until support probably a
reader rehab it’s probably go back out again but general that’s a decreasing
frequency we see people then as you get that corrected so even even up to
shoulder pain and here’s actually a issue with could be I mean it was
different person it’s not that we need to put prescription orthotics and
everybody that and some people if they don’t have a lot of problems I can just
send about to get our support and we can actually you know add on some things
right at the office if you can’t even see
I wanna cathodic correction would be like just minimal you know that might be
just good enough free there you know it’s big thing there certain places in
town you know where you can get good care good Dorothy you’re gonna get an
orthotic that’s gonna be measured it’s already pre-made for your archetype it’s
not you know a prescription without snuff you’re gonna go to the comic
Tristan get your eyes on measure you get the proper glass make yourself all
expressions in there like you’re going into your glasses
it should be pretty expensive to just get a generic art support there great
feet we can help you here so what advice would you have for parents who maybe
have children who are in sports in dance companies where they’re on their feet a
lot on my seeking of the preventive aspect
getting there um you talk a little bit more about that and what what are some
of the things we do in the office for children in and we can scan see what’s
going on if it’s just minimal things again you know we can get that corrected
let them know exactly what may be needed you know it’s a little sports like
basketball that’s going on this time of year volleyball you know maybe something
we need to discuss hey they need mic you can get it made
you said it’s gonna work for them who make it as trouble as possible – those
are sports they’re gonna wear you know those products out rather quickly –
generally mostly thought we’re gonna last reviewed – five years
some of the orthotics that the kids might wear you know we might have to put
a leather top bottom if they’re really working through them but they might just
last a season I mean if they’re really really hard on them they’re they’re
really playing hard doing lots of drills and also stuff on the court it’s
possibly might work right through them there so and is that a way for them to
if they have the proper foot orthotics in that they can actually prevent
injuries from happening yeah I mean that’s what my thoughts are for they’re
made to help support your foot you know as far as a foot orthotic goes in the
proper position so that you don’t go and injure it I mean you know obviously if
you sprain your ankle or something like that you’re probably gonna have to
literally tape it or get some kind of a brace so that you can support the ankle
properly obviously have the right shoes is the next biggest thing there as well
we can kind of get into that later on another video in the future here how to
pick out the proper pair of shoes so that you know when you are getting shoes
at least you know that the she’s gonna be supportive as well some of these
shoes if you can bend them in half I mean you’re just asking for trouble I
mean you’re asking to have some large problems unless you have rock-solid feet
which is probably not the vast majority to people out there you’re gonna end up
having some problems there maybe okay if you’re running if you have some kind of
support that you get you know you’re put in there on top of it but you know like
I say just come in we get your feet evaluated I’ll see what’s going on there
see what’s necessary it’s possible you can just buy a over-the-counter type
our support there and if there’s any little additional things we have all
that stuff here that we can just add right onto the ones he can buy
off-the-shelf and get it corrected so you can see like I say what it’s a kind
of a temporary correction what a prescription I thought would be like I
try and get it as close as possible to what they would put in it but you don’t
know for sure you know once we get in there like okay yeah I’m having less
knee pain I’m having less hip pain I’m having less lower back pain you also
have to kind of think of it you know like if you have a car you know the
alignment side hit a little fender-bender something like that if you
don’t go in and get that frame straightened out if you’re gonna end up
having problems you get new tires for your car similar like getting a new pair
of shoes or something like that if they don’t spin balance those tires and make
sure you have a four wheel alignment you know you’re gonna probably not even know
it you’re probably gonna wear those tires out prematurely there whereas if
you get everything aligned work should be out there and give the tire spin
balance you’re gonna feel like you’re floating down the road when you’re
driving most that car until you have that next big pothole or up here button
so let’s say somebody listening you know is interested in learning more on they
want to get their foot scan they want to see if this is something that they could
benefit from what is the process what do they do in a consultation that they set
up with you or what is the process if they want to just come in and get their
feet evaluated and just call the office at seven zero 1 3 5 6 0 0 1 6 and you
can literally just talk to any of the staff here they’ll get you set up for a
foot evaluation just let them know that that’s what you want to have done and we
can take you through that process there get everything measured get everything
adjusted see if that’s something that might you know benefit you or if it is
something that we can send you off or that generic orthotic then we can just
send you off for that and make any other little additional Corrections that think
some thumbs up that that might be needed to get you closer to the proper
biomechanical limit for your feet so and what is the financial investment and
just coming in to get your feet scan to see if orthotics are right for you well
there’s obviously like an initial exam fee there I mean it starts off somewhere
around that lower $90 range there exactly but after that most insurance
companies do cover it so we can almost get that file for you there well we do
have some detail programs that the staff could inform you of to let you know if
something that you can be paying for yourself all those discount programs
work as well so because the other topic here today that we’re going to talk
about that I’ve actually started seeing more and more just recently here’s a lot
of patients kind of walking in with migraine headaches in the migraine
headaches obviously nobody likes to have a
headache at all but a person that has migraine headaches that’s actually even
how I even got started with chiropractic care myself was that I had migraine
headaches for about a year literally went through several different doctors
and all sort of stuff ended up having I think the last time I went in it was to
a medical doctor and he looked at my throat setup looks consul’s and his
admins look fine here but sits down on the chair tells my brother well let’s
get him scheduled to have his tonsils and adenoids taken out because maybe
that will help and I carry one over that story here before but ended up not
getting my tonsils and adenoids out my we ended up going to a chiropractor and
in a very short period of time pretty much got my headaches taken care of they
fully go away like there’s still some food sensitivity issues that I had and
as I still kind of continue to try and avoid those food items there generally
do not get very many migraine headaches anymore unless I get kind of locks on
what I’m eating here and that can be typical for a lot of people that have
migraine headaches they’re going to have possibly different food triggers or or
chemicals that might trigger their migraine headache so but getting back to
the migraine headaches you know what can we do for that I mean it’s a vascular
general kind of component to migraine headaches the big thing is I mean
there’s tons of different kinds of headaches but generally probably the
most common ones are migraines and muscle tension and there are people
they’re gonna have power Pierce scuse me migraine headaches and there’s people
here to have pure muscle tension headaches but I think the vast majority
of men you know if we were to look at to continue them here getting my fingers
right here you’re gonna literally see on the one in
this spectrum there’s probably only five to ten percent of either that are
probably a pure muscle tension or pure migraine there the vast majority of
we’re gonna have somewhat of a mixture of the two so definitely for sure we can
help people with that muscle tension aspect here then it’s a matter of maybe
helping them trying to find out what are some of those triggers that are causing
some of the vascular episodes for them we’ve also gotten a new therapy in the
office here which we just started to utilize with people here still kind of
waiting to see how it is helping with the migraine headaches I’ve just had a
few in Nam and we’re just watching them to see if it’s been helping out but it
actually helps to increase the blood flow throughout your body by thirty
percent it’s called pea EMF therapy anybody if
they want to kind of come in and test that out will let people try that for
three sessions just to see if it might be something that could help you so
again if you want to contact the office at seven zero one three five six zero
zero one six you can come in for your three visit trial there to see if that
might be something that could help you know benefit you not only with the
migraine headaches it’s also good with a lot of other vascular things swelling in
the legs a lot of people who have diabetes and circulatory type problems
this helps out a lot and I’ve seen people now with circulatory issues in
their legs and it’s pretty much within a couple of visits taken a lot of if not
almost all of the swelling out of their legs they were probably more on that
mild to moderate category but it’s crazy just how it helps increase that to look
for flow for them so getting back to the headaches though besides you know
literally looking at that vascular component you know we little they’re
going to go through and do a screening of the patient they’re double check like
the range of motion make sure they’re the proper range of motion so
everything’s moving correctly make sure that they have you know the proper
muscle strength in their neck if something does show up that ends up
being weak again that’s a one way where we can retest that stuff aside to make
sure they have proper range motion and muscle strength after their
it and that’s what we’re watching long-term with them to make sure that
we’re getting back full range motion full muscle strength we’ll also look at
the general function and we have some tests in the office that we check with
that as well so if anything is still out of whack I mean that’s typically where
most insurance companies will cover up to use getting that proper function back
once we’re to that there then most people are probably off on to you know
either a PRN type basis so they’re coming in usual try and give them a few
things to kind of watch for if they start to notice that they’re starting to
get some tension their neck is starting to lose some range of motion it’s best
to get in then so it’s only going to take a visitor to possibly to get them
back on track to where they should be at and hopefully maybe abort a migraine
their migraines are tricky though if you let me go a little bit too long and for
most people who have migraines know that it’s hard to get them to stop some of
the medications they have now I mean a lot of them at occasions are just
covering up the symptoms and then you have to have it with you all the time
you know imitrex or something like that and you’re said to have a headache you
know take some imitrex to to try and stop the headache they’re like allow
those people if we can sit down get some of the muscle tension aspect cleared up
for them it just makes it much less of a chance that you’re going to a great the
vasculature they’re also if we can kind of help them figure out maybe what food
triggers they might have there’s lab tests that we can do and we can go over
that usually it typically ends up being foods that they tend to kind of crave
when they do have a headache or when the headache is over it’s like oh my
goodness you know I’m feeling better I’m gonna have some chocolate or coffee or
you know it could be various different things so nobody just help them you know
find although then that vascular component can say somewhat quelled down
and decrease that frequency of the headaches and that as well for them so
anything else that you get anything else have any questions I me about four
people on your hi Gill hi Greg hi Vicki so if people want more information you
know one of your things with being a full body chiropractor
office is that you know you had talked about the nutritional testing or the
food allergy testing that that might also be a cause of their migraines so so
basically what you’re saying is there are a number of different reasons why
people are getting migraines and what you do is you try to you know find the
core problem of what is going on it may or may not be much muscle tension it may
be something else but in the end that you have the options to find out what
the core problem is yeah I mean if I mean typically I mean if you’re gonna
treat it more on a traumatic type basis here you’re never gonna get anywhere so
if you’re just trying to cover up this migraines with the medications they’re
you know fixing anything you’re just trying to stop something that’s gonna be
there and if maybe resigned that it’s just gonna be there for the rest of your
life most of the time well that doesn’t really have to be the case it’s possible
but you know we can get down to finding out what the root cause is there get
some those lab tests ordered if it’s necessary there we use an outside lab we
even have people go outside to get that blood drawn so we have really nothing to
do with it here we will go over everything with you that you might need
to get done and get that outline for you even any treatment that we might need to
do in the office we’ll sit down we’ll lay all that off for you there so you
know what it might take to get it done you know how long it might take how much
of my cost so that that way there’s no surprises for you there in the end you
know besides that you know we have different other things that we can get
into in the office here you know some term functional medicine types of things
where we might use some other nutritional things to kind of help deal
with the symptoms there because even if you’re taking certain medications those
medications might even be causing issues because they’ll deplete some of the
vitamins that you really should have in your system and if we sit down with
those up for you there even with that maybe if we can get you going on
something just to help clear up some of the deficiencies that you’re having with
the medications there so I mean if you’re a good doctor you know yeah we
want to try to find out what’s causing the problem here you know we try and
look at it from a whole-body perspective full-body perspective here so not only
do we want to get those migraines to go away but we want to make
then that structurally everything’s kind of lined up where it should be idea the
proper you know rage emotion muscle strength and function and you know once
we have that back you should be pretty rock solid and not have a lot of
problems there unless there’s some other underlying metabolic conditions that are
going on and with that you know that’s what we get in the lab tests would help
out a bit or obviously we’ll find that out when you fill out some of the
paperwork here in the office and we can kind of address those
I don’t individualized kind of basis so if you do have any questions or any
further things here you can always leave us a message here on the Facebook
webpage for the business if you’d like to come in for a consultation you can
always contact the office again at seven zero one three five six zero zero one
six you can go out to the website which is just dr. Paul Beckham calm dr PA UL b
EK k um calm although their contact information there there’s plenty of
other information on the website as well where now it’s trying to add more and
more information all the time so you can always keep checking back there you add
a new chat feature there so you can even if you want to make a phone call you can
always chat with the staff and making your questions answered for you set up
for an appointment so i hope everything was informative for you there and we’ll
be signing off have your big

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