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Dr. Jennifer Weida

Chiropractor

Dr. Jennifer Weida is a Chiropractor practicing in West Lafayette, Indiana. Dr. Weida 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. Weida seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Dr. Jennifer Weida
  • West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Purdue University
  • Accepting new patients

Can I exercise after a back adjustment?

Exercise is fine. I wouldn’t lift super heavy weights or push it too much. But light exercise can actually be beneficial.

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

Yes! Chiropractic care could help. Also, depending on age of child, may need to run some labs or try some supplements to help him.

Is sciatica pain a lifelong problem?

Majority of the time, Sciatica does resolve. Sciatica is either caused by the nerve being compressed or stretched. The goal for the PT or chiropractor that is treating it is for READ MORE
Majority of the time, Sciatica does resolve. Sciatica is either caused by the nerve being compressed or stretched. The goal for the PT or chiropractor that is treating it is for them to find out where the nerve is being compressed, as it can be compressed in the lower back, possibly due to a herniated disc, or it can be pinched in the hip (most common), piriformis
syndrome. Try stretching and massaging the glute on the side of which you have sciatica and see if that helps relieve the symptoms. If you have sciatica down into the foot, most likely it is disc related, which, with proper treatment, can be resolved, and if not, you may need to get a surgery consult.

I have lipoma under my arms. Can a chiropractor help?

I would get a diagnostic ultrasound.

Thank you

I have just suffered a slip Disc. After how long can I start by back exercises?

My first question would be did you have an MRI to confirm this? Are you having pain down your legs or numbness and tingling? What causes you to have pain? These things all determine READ MORE
My first question would be did you have an MRI to confirm this? Are you having pain down your legs or numbness and tingling? What causes you to have pain? These things all determine when you can begin exercise.

Thank you.

My left shoulder is broader than the right. Is this a growth problem?

Hi, Most likely it is not a growth problem. It could be several things, but your rib cage could be off center causing one side to appear broader. Are you left handed or do a day READ MORE
Hi,

Most likely it is not a growth problem. It could be several things, but your rib cage could be off center causing one side to appear broader. Are you left handed or do a day to day activity that causes you to use your left shoulder more? That could cause extra muscle built on that side.

I would really have to do an evaluation to see it there was any cause for concern, but most likely it is nothing to worry about.

Thank you

Very tight neck

Yes, it will most definitely help. And hopefully, you will be able to space out your massages.

Is scoliosis preventable?

Unfortunately, scoliosis is a disease of the spine and cannot be prevented. It is always good for kids to stay active and exercise. Exercise has been said to help slow down the READ MORE
Unfortunately, scoliosis is a disease of the spine and cannot be prevented. It is always good for kids to stay active and exercise. Exercise has been said to help slow down the disease process.

Thank you