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Dr. Skylar W. Bakko, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Skylar Bakko is a Chiropractor practicing in Davenport, IA. Dr. Bakko specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Bakko seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
9 years Experience
Dr. Skylar W. Bakko, D.C.
  • Centennial, CO
  • The Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Accepting new patients

How do you crack your upper back and neck?

You don’t. A professional does.

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Can a chiropractor help with plantar fasciitis?

Typically, that is something we have had good results with in the office.

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Why does it hurt to straighten my arm after working out?

It could be, most likely, a joint misalignment problem or a muscle strain. I would ask your chiropractor or physical therapist to evaluate it for you. Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP READ MORE
It could be, most likely, a joint misalignment problem or a muscle strain. I would ask your chiropractor or physical therapist to evaluate it for you.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Is sleeping on your side bad for your shoulders?

Not necessarily. If it’s painful, then something else is the cause and you should get that checked out by your chiropractor or PT.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Can a chiropractor help tight back muscles?

Tight back muscles are an all too common thing seen in chiropractic clinics. It typically responds great to chiropractic care.

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What should you not do with a herniated disc?

Avoid heavy lifting with bad form, avoid heavy weights with squats, deadlifts, and leg press if exercising. Do’s: get adjusted by a chiropractor that’s experienced with disc issues. READ MORE
Avoid heavy lifting with bad form, avoid heavy weights with squats, deadlifts, and leg press if exercising. Do’s: get adjusted by a chiropractor that’s experienced with disc issues. Stay super hydrated. Get exercise recommendations for back and core strengthening from a professional.

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Can stretching aggravate sciatica?

In most cases, stretching, done properly, can help sciatica, but I know personally that stretching can make it worse. It really depends on the nature of the injury and where the READ MORE
In most cases, stretching, done properly, can help sciatica, but I know personally that stretching can make it worse. It really depends on the nature of the injury and where the cause of the pain is coming from.

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What do sports chiropractors do?

They typically specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports related injuries.

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Can a chiropractor diagnose a pinched nerve?

Yes. Through various testing, chiropractors can help with the diagnosis of nerve impairment.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Can a chiropractor help with a pulled hamstring?

I tend to see pulled hamstrings often, and we get good results with those issues.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Do professional athletes use chiropractors?

Many professional athletes get regular chiropractic care. Enhance your brain and nervous system, enhance your performance.

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What are the benefits of seeing a chiropractor?

Chiropractic adjustments improve brain and nervous system function. Since every function in your body depends on good brain and nerve function, benefits commonly include: pain READ MORE
Chiropractic adjustments improve brain and nervous system function. Since every function in your body depends on good brain and nerve function, benefits commonly include: pain relief, increased energy, improved sleep, improved digestive function, strengthened immune system, improved mental clarity and focus, improved moods, and others.

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Should I stretch after a chiropractic adjustment?

I would avoid too much stretching. Allow the adjustment to settle in.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Is it OK to workout with a pinched nerve?

I would get the pinched nerve taken care of by your chiropractor otherwise you could do worse harm/injury to your body and that nerve over time. Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM READ MORE
I would get the pinched nerve taken care of by your chiropractor otherwise you could do worse harm/injury to your body and that nerve over time.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Can chiropractors straighten my spine?

Yes, chiropractors can help straighten the structure of your spine, if needed.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Can sleeping on your side cause scoliosis?

I’m not sure there’s any evidence of that, anywhere.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Why does my shoulder hurt more at night?

The pain is ultimately a symptom of a greater problem. It could be poor muscle support, old injuries, or even a bad mattress. It’s advisable to get your shoulder checked by your READ MORE
The pain is ultimately a symptom of a greater problem. It could be poor muscle support, old injuries, or even a bad mattress. It’s advisable to get your shoulder checked by your chiropractor.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

Can chiropractors ease shoulder and arm pain?

Depending on the cause, it is absolutely something that chiropractors typically get great results with.

Skylar Bakko, DC QNCP PAK BFM

How do you loosen tight neck muscles?

I prefer light stretching. Massage is also helpful.

How do I prevent neck pain when exercising?

Good form is the best way to prevent injuries with exercise. If the pain persists then there’s likely a bigger problem that should be checked by your chiropractor.