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Dr. Steven I. Brown, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Steven I Brown D.C. is a top Chiropractor in Cambridge, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Steven I Brown D.C. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Steven I Brown D.C. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Steven I Brown D.C. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Cambridge, MA, Dr. Steven I Brown D.C. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
42 years Experience
Dr. Steven I. Brown, D.C.
  • Cambridge, MA
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • Accepting new patients

I have sudden severe hip pain. What should I do?

You should have your hip examined and x-rays or MRI taken to determine what is causing severe pain. Then proceed to find the proper course of action when you know what is going READ MORE
You should have your hip examined and x-rays or MRI taken to determine what is causing severe pain. Then proceed to find the proper course of action when you know what is going on.

X rays again?

Since I don’t practice in Illinois, I am not familiar with their laws. That said, it seems fishy to me and I wouldn’t do it. I would suggest you contact the State Board of Chiropractic READ MORE
Since I don’t practice in Illinois, I am not familiar with their laws. That said, it seems fishy to me and I wouldn’t do it. I would suggest you contact the State Board of Chiropractic and ask them about that law. If you don’t feel comfortable, then tell your chiropractor and contact other chiropractors to see if they require X-rays to treat you. It does not seem right to me.

Can I exercise after a back adjustment?

To maximize the benefits of your chiropractic adjustment, it’s best to not exercise on that day. Walking is fine and light stretching is okay, but wait a day before you do vigorous READ MORE
To maximize the benefits of your chiropractic adjustment, it’s best to not exercise on that day. Walking is fine and light stretching is okay, but wait a day before you do vigorous exercises so the adjustment has a good chance to hold.

Why a chiropractor for my daughter's constipation?

Chiropractic is very effective with digestive issues including constipation. The nerves to the colon can be stimulated through the chiropractic adjustment. In addition, many chiropractors READ MORE
Chiropractic is very effective with digestive issues including constipation. The nerves to the colon can be stimulated through the chiropractic adjustment. In addition, many chiropractors can manipulate the valve between the small and large intestines, which may directly improve the flow of intestinal material and eliminate blockage. Chiropractic is a natural approach to health and should greatly alleviate your daughter's constipation without drugs or medicines, which of course have adverse side effects.

Diarrhea after going to the chiropractor?

I never heard of those side effects but I would talk to your chiropractor about them to see if he/she feels like they might be. Usually the only side effect is feeling sleepy if READ MORE
I never heard of those side effects but I would talk to your chiropractor about them to see if he/she feels like they might be. Usually the only side effect is feeling sleepy if anything.

Back injury at a fall in workplace. What should I do now?

First you need to report the injury to your supervisor and file a workman’s compensation injury report. My recommendation would be to try ice pack therapy before heat. Then go READ MORE
First you need to report the injury to your supervisor and file a workman’s compensation injury report. My recommendation would be to try ice pack therapy before heat. Then go see your chiropractor to be examined and properly treated.

Can my son's sleep patterns improve with chiropractic care?

It is certainly possible that by balancing your son's nervous system with chiropractic care, your son's sleep can be improved. He should try going to bed earlier and be aware of READ MORE
It is certainly possible that by balancing your son's nervous system with chiropractic care, your son's sleep can be improved. He should try going to bed earlier and be aware of what he eats close to bedtime and other factors as well will influence his sleep pattern.

Can a chiropractor help me with my child's GERD?

Chiropractic is very effective with digestive issues including gastric reflux. So, yes it would be wise to take your child to the chiropractor. Adjusting the spine that directly READ MORE
Chiropractic is very effective with digestive issues including gastric reflux. So, yes it would be wise to take your child to the chiropractor.
Adjusting the spine that directly effects the stomach has proven results for these conditions. In addition the chiropractor may manipulate the stomach and also give nutritional advice.
As an alternative to traditional allopathic medicine, chiropractic care may give your child not just temporary relief but may indeed offer a permanent cure.

What can be done for my sciatica?

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body exiting between several lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum traveling down the leg all the way to the foot. When it becomes inflamed READ MORE
The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body exiting between several lumbar vertebrae and the sacrum traveling down the leg all the way to the foot. When it becomes inflamed due to compression from the disc, the pain can be excruciating and make it difficult to walk. The chiropractic treatment is to remove the pressure from the nerve root and decrease any inflammation and disc swelling. Depending on many factors such as your age, overall health, how long you’ve had the condition, etc., will determine how long it will take to get better. Some patients get well quickly and the sciatica never comes back. It all depends on what you do to heal yourself and how frequently you go for treatments. Talk to your chiropractor about any concerns you may have. Do core strengthening exercises to assist in your progress. There is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Should I go to a chiropractor for massage therapy?

If the chiropractic facility has a massage therapist, then by all means go there. Generally, chiropractors do not do full body massages. They do adjustments of the spine and extremities. READ MORE
If the chiropractic facility has a massage therapist, then by all means go there. Generally, chiropractors do not do full body massages. They do adjustments of the spine and extremities. So, if it’s just a massage that you seek, I would recommend a massage therapist.

What can I do to prepare for my adjustment?

There really isn’t anything you need to do to prepare for your adjustment. Maybe just leave any fears or apprehensions at home and trust the doctor. Afterwards it might be good READ MORE
There really isn’t anything you need to do to prepare for your adjustment. Maybe just leave any fears or apprehensions at home and trust the doctor.
Afterwards it might be good to go for a walk and then relax to allow the treatment to settle and hold.

At what age is an adjustment safe for children?

Your child, at 13, is safe to get an adjustment. Many chiropractors adjust infants and children. Chiropractic is safe for any age. Just ask the chiropractor if they have experience READ MORE
Your child, at 13, is safe to get an adjustment. Many chiropractors adjust infants and children. Chiropractic is safe for any age. Just ask the chiropractor if they have experience with adjusting children. Some chiropractors specialize in caring for infants and children. Especially since she is experiencing back pain, it would be wise to see what the chiropractor can do to help her.

I am having a lot of foot pain because of my weight. What should I do?

You should look into orthotics. They can be very helpful in alleviating foot pain and correcting foot problems. Some chiropractors can do foot manipulations as well.

What is the treatment for spondalytis?

Spondylitis is inflammation of the vertebral joints and is very common cause of neck and back pain. Chiropractic manipulation of the effected vertebrae helps to improve mobility, READ MORE
Spondylitis is inflammation of the vertebral joints and is very common cause of neck and back pain. Chiropractic manipulation of the effected vertebrae helps to improve mobility, increase joint motion thereby helping to reduce inflammation and decrease pain. Chiropractors are experienced with this condition.

How does going to a chiropractor for ADHD help?

Chiropractic is concerned with the nervous system. By removing nerve interference through adjusting the spine, the nerve energy remains balanced and unimpeded. This will have a READ MORE
Chiropractic is concerned with the nervous system.
By removing nerve interference through adjusting the spine, the nerve energy remains balanced and unimpeded. This will have a positive effect on ADHD symptoms. In addition, most chiropractors evaluate nutritional factors that play a role in that condition. Some chiropractors also do cranial balancing which also effects the ADHD patient.
So, it’s a good idea for you to take your child for chiropractic care.

What home treatments can I try for lower back pain?

Ice pack therapy for acute conditions, moist heat for muscle spasms and chronic pain, lower back stretches.

Can a chiropractor help me with my sciatica?

Chiropractic is very effective in treating sciatic pain. There are various techniques that a chiropractor will use to diagnose the cause of the sciatica and remove the nerve pressure READ MORE
Chiropractic is very effective in treating sciatic pain. There are various techniques that a chiropractor will use to diagnose the cause of the sciatica and remove the nerve pressure by manipulating the spine and/or reducing disc pressure on the nerve.
You should definitely consult a chiropractor for your condition.

My son hurt his back and needs to undergo surgery. Will it affect his future life?

Surgery should be the last course of action for a back injury, not the first. I would advise getting other options including from a chiropractor before going down that road because READ MORE
Surgery should be the last course of action for a back injury, not the first. I would advise getting other options including from a chiropractor before going down that road because there is always the risk of complications from surgery.
The ultimate decision is yours with consultation with the surgeon and your question is best answered by your son’s surgeon. So I hope you have asked that doctor.

Treatment for back pain from car accident?

You should seek help with a chiropractor as soon as possible. The longer you wait the more difficult it will be to fix the problem. The chiropractor will exam your spine and associated READ MORE
You should seek help with a chiropractor as soon as possible. The longer you wait the more difficult it will be to fix the problem. The chiropractor will exam your spine and associated structures to determine what is going and correct the cause of your pain.
More than likely you will be corrected in couple weeks and the pain will be alleviated quickly.

What is the treatment for a herniated disc?

Chiropractors have very good techniques and procedures to help heal a herniated disc. You should call your local chiropractor and ask them if they have experience with disc problems. Dr. READ MORE
Chiropractors have very good techniques and procedures to help heal a herniated disc. You should call your local chiropractor and ask them if they have experience with disc problems.

Dr. Steven I. Brown