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Dr. Teri Tran

Chiropractor

Dr. Teri Tran is a Chiropractor practicing in San Jose, California. Dr. Tran 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. Tran seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Dr. Teri Tran
  • San Jose, California
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic West
  • Accepting new patients

Do chiropractors typically take x-rays?

It really does depend on the patient's injury. Sometimes X-Rays are required. Just like a dentist, taking a set of X-Rays allows us to see anything under the gums or muscles that READ MORE
It really does depend on the patient's injury. Sometimes X-Rays are
required. Just like a dentist, taking a set of X-Rays allows us to see
anything under the gums or muscles that may be contributing further for a
patient's problem. Also allowing us to see any underlying problems before
it manifests into an injury. It is very common practice to have an initial
set of X-Rays taken if you are new to a doctor's practice.

My back hurts when I sit down. Why?

It sounds like it is a gradual, cumulative injury. It sounds like you may have a left /right imbalance. Perhaps a fall or landing wrong during game? Over time one side could READ MORE
It sounds like it is a gradual, cumulative injury. It sounds like you may have a left /right imbalance. Perhaps a fall or landing wrong during game?

Over time one side could be spasing and shortening. The pain could be muscle tendon or nerve traction. Or you have a disc that bulges on one side pinching a nerve when you sit.