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joel Duchon

Chiropractor

Dr. joel Duchon is a Chiropractor practicing in Webster, TX. Dr. Duchon 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. Duchon seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
21 years Experience
joel Duchon
  • Webster, TX
  • University of Marryland
  • Accepting new patients

Can I exercise after a back adjustment?

Hello, I would check with your chiropractor since he/she is more knowledgeable with your current spinal health. I frequently tell my patients if it doesn't hurt, try it, and READ MORE
Hello,

I would check with your chiropractor since he/she is more knowledgeable with your current spinal health. I frequently tell my patients if it doesn't hurt, try it, and if it starts hurting, stop, stretch, ice, and inform me during their next visit.

Respectfully,

Dr. Joel D. Duchon

Back injury at a fall in workplace. What should I do now?

Hello, I would recommend filing a report with your Human Resources department and evaluate what they advise. Icing first is supported by numerous research. Following up with READ MORE
Hello,

I would recommend filing a report with your Human Resources department and evaluate what they advise. Icing first is supported by numerous research. Following up with a highly recommended chiropractor is also advised.

Sincerely,

Dr. Duchon

Can my son's sleep patterns improve with chiropractic care?

Hello, It may help him. Without a full consultation and evaluation, it is hard to say 100%. There are different functional tests that can be performed to better treat your son, READ MORE
Hello,

It may help him. Without a full consultation and evaluation, it is hard to say 100%. There are different functional tests that can be performed to better treat your son, ie., nutritional, neurotransmitter fungal, etc.

Sincerely,

Dr. Duchon

What can be done for my sciatica?

Hello, Chiropractic treatment has been an effective treatment of sciatica for numerous patients. Spinal decompression has also been a useful treatment to relieve the symptoms READ MORE
Hello,

Chiropractic treatment has been an effective treatment of sciatica for numerous patients. Spinal decompression has also been a useful treatment to relieve the symptoms of sciatica.

Sincerely,

Dr.Duchon

What can I do to prepare for my adjustment?

Hello, The best advice I can give prior to an adjustment is to relax. We are highly trained and educated doctors whose number one rule is to be safe and effective. Sincerely, Dr. READ MORE
Hello,

The best advice I can give prior to an adjustment is to relax. We are highly trained and educated doctors whose number one rule is to be safe and effective.

Sincerely,

Dr. Duchon

Should I go to a chiropractor for massage therapy?

Hello,

Massage and chiropractic are quite different, so if you need a massage, I would recommended a massage therapist in your area.

Sincerely,

Dr. Duchon

At what age is an adjustment safe for children?

Hello,

No, she is not too young. Your spine needs proper care for a lifetime. I’ve personally adjusted my children, only a few hours old.

Sincerely,

Dr. Duchon

Can a chiropractor help with spondalytis?

Maybe. The best thing to do is schedule a consultation so a chiropractor can assess your mother and make treatment recommendations. She may be a stem cell therapy candidate. Sincerely, Dr. READ MORE
Maybe. The best thing to do is schedule a consultation so a chiropractor can assess your mother and make treatment recommendations. She may be a stem cell therapy candidate.

Sincerely,

Dr. Duchon

Can a chiropractor help me get relief from muscle pain?

Most likely. The only way to know is to try.

Pulling pain in back in morning. Could it be due to sleeping position?

Yes, it could or it could be something different. I recommend finding a quality chiropractor in your area and schedule an examination. Knowledge is power. Sincerely, Dr. Duchon READ MORE
Yes, it could or it could be something different. I recommend finding a quality chiropractor in your area and schedule an examination. Knowledge is power.

Sincerely,
Dr. Duchon

Can stress be the reason for back pain?

Yes there is a connection. Stress raises cortisol among other negative effects of stress.

I have a back ache after my car accident. What can I do?

I would strongly advise a chiropractic evaluation. One who treats car accident patients would be preferred.

Is yoga recommended to treat sciatica?

It is hard to say if it will help without knowing your entire medical history. It could help. If you start yoga and it hurts stop.

Can you suggest some medication for treating my shoulder pain?

If you want to fix the problem, medication isn’t the answer. They will hide pain. I would recommend starting with a chiropractic assessment and going from there. Sincerely, Dr. READ MORE
If you want to fix the problem, medication isn’t the answer. They will hide pain. I would recommend starting with a chiropractic assessment and going from there.

Sincerely,
Dr. Joel Duchon

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

It takes a conscious effort 24/7, 365 to work on posture. I advise a chiropractic consultation to assess your current posture. The doctor will also be able to make recommendations READ MORE
It takes a conscious effort 24/7, 365 to work on posture. I advise a chiropractic consultation to assess your current posture. The doctor will also be able to make recommendations for you on how to improve it. 

Sincerely,

Dr. Joel D. Duchon

Can being overweight lead to flat feet?

There are three arches in your foot that provide biomechanical stability: medial, lateral, and transverse. There are numerous reasons your arches may diminish and numerous exercises READ MORE
There are three arches in your foot that provide biomechanical stability: medial, lateral, and transverse. There are numerous reasons your arches may diminish and numerous exercises to regain them. Weight gain can definitely affect their structural integrity. We are Bay Oaks Physical Medicine, if you are in Webster, TX. 281-557-5525

Sincerely, 

Dr. Joel D. Duchon

I have pain in my back everytime I put on weight. Why does this happen?

More weight equals more pressure on your spine and discs from everyday life; sitting, standing, lying, bending, twisting, etc. Start with a chiropractic evaluation and seek referrals READ MORE
More weight equals more pressure on your spine and discs from everyday life; sitting, standing, lying, bending, twisting, etc. Start with a chiropractic evaluation and seek referrals as necessary.

Strive, don’t survive,
Dr. Duchon

I have neck pain that only occurs when I lie down. What could be the reason?

There are many factors that come in to play with your question. You may have degeneration in your cervical spine that is aggravated by the position you are lying in. Your mattress, READ MORE
There are many factors that come in to play with your question. You may have degeneration in your cervical spine that is aggravated by the position you are lying in. Your mattress, your pillow, your sleep position and numerous other factors can also contribute to your symptoms. A chiropractic exam and/or an x-ray would be beneficial to assess the condition of your cervical spine.

Will a chiropractor be able to help me with my hip pain in the 5 month of my pregnancy?

It is possible. The only way to know is to go. I have personally had positive outcomes with numerous pregnant patients. Just be sure to let your doctor know you are pregnant so READ MORE
It is possible. The only way to know is to go. I have personally had positive outcomes with numerous pregnant patients. Just be sure to let your doctor know you are pregnant so no x-rays will be administered.

Sincerely,
Dr. Duchon

I have undergone about 5 X-rays in the last 2 months for my spinal problem. Are there any risks?

Hello, This is a complicated answer. Overall, radiation exposure from an x-ray is usually minimal. That being said, a common step after one x-ray for a specific spinal region READ MORE
Hello,

This is a complicated answer. Overall, radiation exposure from an x-ray is usually minimal. That being said, a common step after one x-ray for a specific spinal region would usually be an MRI, depending on your clinical presentation and numerous other factors.

Sincerely,
Dr. Duchon