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Dr. Bryan Edmiston

Chiropractor

Created the first Chirospa in the Carolinas
Dr. Bryan Edmiston
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • National University of Health Sciences
  • Accepting new patients

Can chiropractors prescribe medications?

They can not prescribe prescription drugs, but should be able to recommend ice for 20 min plus a natural muscle relaxant like formula 303 from Dee Cee labs (your chiropractor might READ MORE
They can not prescribe prescription drugs, but should be able to recommend ice for 20 min plus a natural muscle relaxant like formula 303 from Dee Cee labs (your chiropractor might sell or offer something simple) or magnesium glycinate which you could probably find at the health food store or online.

Persistent crick in neck, what do I do?

It is possible that the costovertebral joint in the shoulder blade has shifted out of place. This can cause a muscle running up into the neck to spasm and create a crick. This READ MORE
It is possible that the costovertebral joint in the shoulder blade has shifted out of place. This can cause a muscle running up into the neck to spasm and create a crick. This would not show up on an X-ray, but if you also have a knot in one of your shoulder blades then this is likely the cause and usually responds well within 2-8 Chiropractic treatments.

I have a little pain in my calf muscles. What should I do?

A common cause of calf pain is a really tight soleus muscle which has to be stretched differently than the other calf muscles. If this is the cause of your pain then we can certainly READ MORE
A common cause of calf pain is a really tight soleus muscle which has to be stretched differently than the other calf muscles. If this is the cause of your pain then we can certainly help. We can help with many causes of calf pain, we just need to evaluate the cause of your pain first to determine if we can help.