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Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor, DC

Chiropractor

Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor DC is a top Chiropractor in Phoenix, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor DC is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor DC is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor DC is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Phoenix, AZ, Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor DC is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
19 years Experience
Dr. Brendan Patrick O'connor, DC
  • Tempe, AZ
  • Life Univerity
  • Accepting new patients

I am having pain around my hamstrings. Can I see a chiropractor for this?

Yes chiropractors are qualified to evaluate musculoskeletal issues such as muscle strains.

I have sudden pain in my left leg. How can it be treated?

First thing you need to do is get to a qualified health care professional to determine where the pain is originating from. If it’s muscular it will resolve on its own within a READ MORE
First thing you need to do is get to a qualified health care professional to determine where the pain is originating from. If it’s muscular it will resolve on its own within a few days. If it’s a nerve related issue it could be sciatica caused by nerve impingement in your back. That can be a spinal issue or a disc problem. A chiropractic exam would help determine which.

What are the possible causes of hip pain?

Hip pain can be caused by a number of reasons. In a young, healthy individual, it’s usually due to repetitive overuse. In this case, rest and ice will help. In people in their READ MORE
Hip pain can be caused by a number of reasons. In a young, healthy individual, it’s usually due to repetitive overuse. In this case, rest and ice will help. In people in their 40’s and up, it could be the start of arthritis.

I have a slight neck and shoulder pain every time I drive. Why does this happen?

Typically we tend to elevate our shoulders and trapezius muscles when we drive without even knowing it. Focus on relaxing your arms and shoulders when you are behind the wheel. READ MORE
Typically we tend to elevate our shoulders and trapezius muscles when we drive without even knowing it. Focus on relaxing your arms and shoulders when you are behind the wheel.

Should I see a chiro after a car accident?

You should see a chiropractor 100% of the time after a car accident. Even if your symptoms are mild it's a good idea to get a professional evaluation to avoid more long term chronic READ MORE
You should see a chiropractor 100% of the time after a car accident. Even if your symptoms are mild it's a good idea to get a professional evaluation to avoid more long term chronic issues which may arise when left untreated.

Do chiropractors typically take x-rays?

Some but not all Chiropractors take X-rays. From the doctors standpoint it's a great educational tool to help patients understand what's going on internally. In some cases if a READ MORE
Some but not all Chiropractors take X-rays. From the doctors standpoint it's a great educational tool to help patients understand what's going on internally. In some cases if a patient has undergone a severe trauma it's used to help rule out broken bones or other more serious conditions which may need to be addressed prior to chiropractic treatments.

Very tight neck

It's one of the most effective ways to treat chronic neck pain and tension available. I've been treating patients for almost 18 years and the results are amazing. Try it!!

Is it bad to suddenly stop chiropractic care?

It's about the equivalent of going to the gym for 5 years on a regular basis and then stopping. Short term you may not notice the effects, but in time those spinal joints will READ MORE
It's about the equivalent of going to the gym for 5 years on a regular basis and then stopping. Short term you may not notice the effects, but in time those spinal joints will start to tighten up and muscle spasms will follow. Even if you can get in once every 4-6 weeks rather than stopping all together, it will make a big difference.

Why does my back crack so much during an adjustment?

Simply put, it's a small pocket of gas which provides a cushion between the joint surfaces. When you stretch the "joint capsule" open, it releases that gas creating a pop. It's READ MORE
Simply put, it's a small pocket of gas which provides a cushion between the joint surfaces. When you stretch the "joint capsule" open, it releases that gas creating a pop. It's the same noise you hear when you "crack"a knuckle.