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Dr. Derrick Stenson, D.C., C.AD

Chiropractor

Dr. Derrick Stenson is a Chiropractor practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Stenson 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. Stenson seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
21 years Experience
Dr. Derrick Stenson, D.C., C.AD
  • Houston, TX
  • Life University
  • Accepting new patients

My posture is getting a little slouched. What should I do?

I would evaluate your workstation...I would make sure your computer monitor is eye level so you not looking up or down. Getting a lumbar support for your chair will help your posture READ MORE
I would evaluate your workstation...I would make sure your computer monitor is eye level so you not looking up or down. Getting a lumbar support for your chair will help your posture as well. Basically, make your workstation as ergonomic as possible.

My son suffers from ADHD. Should I bring him to a chiropractor?

Many parents have reported that gentle spinal adjustments and therapies have improved their children's ADHD symptoms and behaviors. I would search for a chiropractic doctor who READ MORE
Many parents have reported that gentle spinal adjustments and therapies have improved their children's ADHD symptoms and behaviors. I would search for a chiropractic doctor who also focuses on nutrition as results are better when combined with proper nutrition and supplementation.

Can you suggest a treatment for the pain in my calf muscles?

I would make an appointment with a Chiropractor doctor as there are many causes of calf pain. It may be a simple muscle strain or an underlying cause to something severe

I have pain in my hips due to excess weight. What can I do?

Best practice is always deal with the cause when you are able. I would start with trying to lose the weight you have gained. There are multiple ways doing this so I would do READ MORE
Best practice is always deal with the cause when you are able. I would start with trying to lose the weight you have gained. There are multiple ways doing this so I would do a little research and find what works best for you and your schedule. Additionally, I would start stretching and strengthening your lower extremities and core muscles which should help reduce the extra stress on your joints.

I feel my posture has bent after delivery. What can I do?

Your body has underwent a lot of changes with childbirth and one of the issues is your muscles are weaker following childbirth. You need to strengthen your lumbar and abdominal READ MORE
Your body has underwent a lot of changes with childbirth and one of the issues is your muscles are weaker following childbirth. You need to strengthen your lumbar and abdominal muscles which will correct your posture in time. You can also get a lumbar support pillow for your chair to help you with your posture.

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Can a chiropractor help me with my lower back pain?

Yes, a chiropractor can definitely help with your back pain that is one of a specialty. Depending upon the severity of your case, you may need an MRI to determine the exact cause READ MORE
Yes, a chiropractor can definitely help with your back pain that is one of a specialty. Depending upon the severity of your case, you may need an MRI to determine the exact cause of your pain.


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Is fertility reduced with spina bifida?

Spina bifida causes nerve damage that can affect sexual functioning. Females with spina bifida are affected less often than males. However, most people with spina bifida are fertile, READ MORE
Spina bifida causes nerve damage that can affect sexual functioning. Females with spina bifida are affected less often than males. However, most people with spina bifida are fertile, and can have children.

Should I see a chiro after a car accident?

I would definitely go see a chiropractor. One of the biggest mistakes many people make is not going to a Chiropractor or Medical Doctor after an accident. Typically, the longer READ MORE
I would definitely go see a chiropractor. One of the biggest mistakes many people make is not going to a Chiropractor or Medical Doctor after an accident. Typically, the longer your take, the longer it will be for you to recover. Also, one thing that tends to happen is the development of arthritis.

Do chiropractors typically take x-rays?

Yes, most Chiropractors take x-rays but there are a some that don't take x-rays before adjusting. My opinion it that x-rays should be taken first simply because it's possible that READ MORE
Yes, most Chiropractors take x-rays but there are a some that don't take x-rays before adjusting. My opinion it that x-rays should be taken first simply because it's possible that a patient has an underlying condition they don't know about especially if they have had some type of trauma.

Can't turn head right after alignment

It's hard to say exactly what's going on without knowing your history. But the first thing I would ask is are you have muscle spasms? Typically if your having moderate to severe READ MORE
It's hard to say exactly what's going on without knowing your history. But the first thing I would ask is are you have muscle spasms? Typically if your having moderate to severe muscle spasms you may get shooting pain down your arm and that will go away when the spasm and inflammations stops. Another question would do you have arthritis in your spine as this could also be in issue?