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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.
43 years Experience
Dr. Steven I. Brown, D.C.
  • Cambridge, MA
  • New York Chiropractic College
  • Accepting new patients

Should I see a chiropractor for leg pain?

You have leg pain, but should you see a chiropractor for scoliosis? No. You should see a chiropractor for pelvis and spine balance and possibly your leg pain will improve and over READ MORE
You have leg pain, but should you see a chiropractor for scoliosis? No. You should see a chiropractor for pelvis and spine balance and possibly your leg pain will improve and over extended period of proper corrective care your scoliosis may improve. The two issues may or may not be related but you should be clear as to what your expectations are and for what exactly you are going to the chiropractor for.

How do you get instant relief from neck pain?

Go see your chiropractor. They will fix your neck issue with a chiropractic adjustment and most likely you’ll have immediate relief from pain, though of course nothing is guaranteed. READ MORE
Go see your chiropractor. They will fix your neck issue with a chiropractic adjustment and most likely you’ll have immediate relief from pain, though of course nothing is guaranteed. You might want to also try ice packs to the painful areas.

What causes a stiff neck all of a sudden?

There can be many reasons for sudden onset of stiff neck. For example: You are hot and sweaty, you have a fan or A/C blowing air on your neck. Your neck muscles tighten and go READ MORE
There can be many reasons for sudden onset of stiff neck. For example: You are hot and sweaty, you have a fan or A/C blowing air on your neck. Your neck muscles tighten and go into spam. The vertebra get locked. Your neck is stiff. You are sleeping in a different position with a different pillow. Your vertebra get fixated or locked and you wake up with a stiff neck. You are playing a sport ie rugby or tennis. You make a sudden jerky move with your neck and your vertebra get fixated and locked up like that. So, either the muscles in the neck are strained which lock up the cervical spine or the vertebra in the spine get fixated or locked and the neck is stiff. Chiropractic is the best solution to fix this situation.

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What happens if you let a herniated disc go untreated?

A herniated disc left untreated will do one of three things: It will get better on its own, it will get worse and rupture through the neural canal, or it will stay the same and READ MORE
A herniated disc left untreated will do one of three things: It will get better on its own, it will get worse and rupture through the neural canal, or it will stay the same and not improve or worsen. The best approach is a conservative treatment plan including non force or light force manipulative therapy, adjunctive physical therapy, and corrective exercises/strengthening the core. A more drastic measure would be surgery if the condition worsens and it becomes a disability.

Can stretching alleviate your spinal pain?

Stretching can help the surrounding muscles of the spine. It’s certainly possible to help with some spinal pain but most likely you would need some additional therapy. Chiropractic READ MORE
Stretching can help the surrounding muscles of the spine. It’s certainly possible to help with some spinal pain but most likely you would need some additional therapy. Chiropractic spinal adjustments are perfectly suited for back pain. The paraspinal muscles are deep between the vertebrae and stretching does not really get to those muscles directly.

Can chiropractic care help bursitis in the shoulder?

Most chiropractors have experience dealing with shoulder bursitis. There are corrective exercises and particular treatments that are effective. I would recommend that you call READ MORE
Most chiropractors have experience dealing with shoulder bursitis. There are corrective exercises and particular treatments that are effective. I would recommend that you call or investigate a particular chiropractic doctor to see if that is within their repertoire of care.

Can chiropractic care help shoulder tendonitis?

Chiropractic is mostly concerned with the spine and not shoulder tendinitis but most chiropractors know how to work with that issue. I’d suggest you call before making an appointment READ MORE
Chiropractic is mostly concerned with the spine and not shoulder tendinitis but most chiropractors know how to work with that issue. I’d suggest you call before making an appointment and ask if they are comfortable treating shoulder tendinitis.
In the meantime try ice therapy and corrective exercises and see if that helps.

Should I exercise with lower back pain?

If you have acute low back pain in the first week or so, it would be more beneficial to rest, ice, and do gentle light stretching exercises. After a week or so, begin to increase READ MORE
If you have acute low back pain in the first week or so, it would be more beneficial to rest, ice, and do gentle light stretching exercises. After a week or so, begin to increase your exercise level, being mindful of your pain level. A good start would be three 20min walks/day. If you continue to improve, then you continue to exercise and use your best judgment in what your body can tolerate. Don’t overdo it and you should be fine.

Sharp upper back pain?

I’d recommend trying shoulder/upper back stretches, ice pack therapy, and warm bath with epsom salt. If it doesn’t improve, go see a chiropractor for an evaluation.

Can a chiropractor harm your throat?

A chiropractor cannot harm your throat. A chiropractor is a healer who takes an oath to do no harm.

What happens when you get adjusted by a chiropractor?

When you get adjusted by a chiropractor you feel a rush of energy throughout your body. Some people breathe easier. You feel more balanced and more alive. It’s an awesome feeling READ MORE
When you get adjusted by a chiropractor you feel a rush of energy throughout your body. Some people breathe easier. You feel more balanced and more alive. It’s an awesome feeling and I highly recommend you go.

How does scoliosis affect the body?

There are different degrees of scoliosis so it depends on the severity of the curvature in how much it effects the body. Most scoliosis patients in their late 20’s/ early 30’s READ MORE
There are different degrees of scoliosis so it depends on the severity of the curvature in how much it effects the body. Most scoliosis patients in their late 20’s/ early 30’s have an S shaped curvature where the curve goes one way in the lower part of the spine and the other way above. Therefore the body is actually very strong and balanced. Since the majority of scoliosis conditions are inherited from parents or grandparents, most people are not adversely effected. Just be aware of your posture and maintain chiropractic care and your body will adapt well to your spinal condition.

Can chiropractic care help with baby reflux?

That’s a tricky question to answer because pediatric chiropractic is a specialty all to itself for the most part. I would suggest that you see a chiropractor who is comfortable READ MORE
That’s a tricky question to answer because pediatric chiropractic is a specialty all to itself for the most part. I would suggest that you see a chiropractor who is comfortable and experienced treating infants under a year old. Reflux is common in infants and oftentimes a gentle manipulation can fix the problem. If you are nursing, you should be aware that certain foods and medications pass into the breast milk and can cause that problem as well.

Can a chiropractor correct rounded shoulders?

Chiropractic treatments can certainly help rounded shoulders along with corrective exercises. You should be aware of your posture and continue with consistent chiropractic care READ MORE
Chiropractic treatments can certainly help rounded shoulders along with corrective exercises. You should be aware of your posture and continue with consistent chiropractic care and you will notice significant change over time.

Can a chiropractor fix a forward head posture?

Like any postural changes, correcting forward head posture will take time. Yes, chiropractic adjustments can definitely help and with corrective exercises that you do at home your READ MORE
Like any postural changes, correcting forward head posture will take time. Yes, chiropractic adjustments can definitely help and with corrective exercises that you do at home your posture can be corrected. Just like straightening teeth with braces, it doesn’t happen overnight. It takes many months of care to bring back the normal spinal curvatures. Also, it may help to change bad habits that may have contributed to the problem in the first place such as texting behavior and time spent at your computer. Working together with your chiropractor to correct spinal imbalances can fix your forward head posture over time.

Should I see a chiropractor for neck pain?

Chiropractic is very effective for neck pain. You should definitely see a chiropractor for your neck pain. They will evaluate what what is causing the pain and recommend a treatment READ MORE
Chiropractic is very effective for neck pain. You should definitely see a chiropractor for your neck pain. They will evaluate what what is causing the pain and recommend a treatment program for you. Be assured that chiropractic is safe and effective for neck problems.

Can I crack my own neck safely?

There is always a risk to crack your own neck. I would of course recommend that you see a chiropractor to adjust your spine. That being said, if you crack your own neck by turning READ MORE
There is always a risk to crack your own neck. I would of course recommend that you see a chiropractor to adjust your spine. That being said, if you crack your own neck by turning it in a normal range then go a little further without using your hands then I think that is the safest way. The main risk is that your neck gets locked or fixated in one position. If that happens, go see a chiropractor to have it done correctly.

Can your neck being out of alignment cause dizziness?

Yes. Many of my patients complain of dizziness when their neck is out of alignment. Most often the dizziness goes away very quickly after the adjustment. Vertigo and migraine are READ MORE
Yes. Many of my patients complain of dizziness when their neck is out of alignment. Most often the dizziness goes away very quickly after the adjustment. Vertigo and migraine are also frequently associated with pinched nerves in the neck which chiropractic manipulation alleviates.

Should I go to a chiropractor for my neck pain?

Chiropractic is very safe and effective for neck pain. You should definitely go to a chiropractor if you are having pain issues. The chiropractor will take a history and do an READ MORE
Chiropractic is very safe and effective for neck pain. You should definitely go to a chiropractor if you are having pain issues. The chiropractor will take a history and do an exam and then adjust your neck to remove pressure on the nerves that are causing the pain. Most likely you will have very quick improvement and the chiropractor may advise follow up treatments as well.

Can you get paralyzed from chiropractor?

I have never heard of anyone getting paralyzed from a chiropractor. The adjustment is safe and precautions are taken prior to the procedure to make sure. A careful and complete READ MORE
I have never heard of anyone getting paralyzed from a chiropractor. The adjustment is safe and precautions are taken prior to the procedure to make sure. A careful and complete consultation and examination will be done.
You need not worry about being paralyzed.