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Dr. Lila Baker Reedy, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Lila Reedy is a Chiropractor practicing in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Reedy 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. Reedy seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Dr. Lila Baker Reedy, D.C.
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Accepting new patients

At what age is an adjustment safe for children?

Chiropractic care is safe for all ages. I have adjusted babies right after birth to help mitigate the effects of a traumatic or stressful birthing process. Find a chiropractor READ MORE
Chiropractic care is safe for all ages. I have adjusted babies right after birth to help mitigate the effects of a traumatic or stressful birthing process.
Find a chiropractor who works with kids regularly (not all of them do), or one who specializes in pediatrics, and she will receive great care!

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

Many different things can play a role in this type of pain. Typically, this type of pain is not only due to weight. It is often associated with previous injury, overuse of the READ MORE
Many different things can play a role in this type of pain. Typically, this type of pain is not only due to weight. It is often associated with previous injury, overuse of the spine and joints in the legs and feet, nutrition causing inflammation in your body, and more. I would highly recommend you find a chiropractor in your area who will adjust both your spine and your feet, where needed, to help your body handle the stress in a more effective way. This will also improve your nerve function as the nerves come out of the spine and help your brain and nervous system function at its best so you can be as healthy as possible!

I am suffering from spondalytis. Is there a treatment for this condition?

There are so many things you can do to reduce the symptoms of Spondylitis. The most important is to keep the communication between the joints and the brain going by making sure READ MORE
There are so many things you can do to reduce the symptoms of Spondylitis. The most important is to keep the communication between the joints and the brain going by making sure the joints in your spine continue moving as much as possible to slow down the progression. Gentle NUCCA Chiropractic adjustments will reduce pain and symptoms significantly, while switching to an anti-inflammatory diet and increasing Omega-3 intake will help reduce inflammation in your joints to continue to improve movement.
I highly recommend you find a NUCCA chiropractor near you who will do gentle adjustments that are completely safe for your condition.

Can a chiropractor help me with my SI joint pain?

Absolutely! Chiropractors adjust the bones/joints in the spine and body to improve nerve function. If your SI joint is stuck and not moving properly, the nerves will tell you all READ MORE
Absolutely! Chiropractors adjust the bones/joints in the spine and body to improve nerve function. If your SI joint is stuck and not moving properly, the nerves will tell you all about it (which is where the pain comes in). By getting adjusted, the joint will move more freely, relieving pain, and allow the nerves to communicate properly between the brain and body so your body can heal the underlying cause.

What home treatments can I try for lower back pain?

The biggest thing you can do at home to keep your body feeling its best is to move and eat an anti-inflammatory diet. Movement varies for different people. Those with sedentary READ MORE
The biggest thing you can do at home to keep your body feeling its best is to move and eat an anti-inflammatory diet. Movement varies for different people. Those with sedentary lifestyles benefit from just committing to walking for 30 minutes/day - uninterrupted, with no electronic devices. The top 5 foods that create inflammation in our bodies are: processed sugars (anything with sugar or alternative sweeteners added), processed grains, caffeine, alcohol and reduced-fat dairy. If you can, cut these 5 things out and add in a high-quality Omega-3 supplement with both EPA and DHA in it (my favorites are Metagenics and Standard Process).

All that being said, if the bones in your spine are not moving properly, you need to see a qualified chiropractor to get the joints moving again. The above recommendations will be less effective, or not effective at all, if the joints in your spine are stuck and the nerves are not communicating properly!