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Cassie Jacobs

Chiropractor

Dr. Cassie Jacobs is a Chiropractor practicing in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Jacobs specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the musculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Jacobs seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
Dr. Jacobs specializes in a low force, gentle and highly specific technique called Atlas Orthogonal. She performs specific upper cervical care and full spine adjustments using instrumentation only, which provides a highly individualized treatment. Her treatment is safe and effective for all types of patients, including those with spinal fusions, scoliosis and degenerative disc disease.
Cassie Jacobs
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Accepting new patients

Treatment for back pain from car accident?

Chiropractic and massage should always be considered when involved in a car accident.

Pain years after spinal fusion surgery

Something to think about with spinal fusions is that even though the level of the spine is fused, the other segments of the spine still continue to move. While spinal fusions are READ MORE
Something to think about with spinal fusions is that even though the level of the spine is fused, the other segments of the spine still continue to move. While spinal fusions are sometimes necessary, it can also promote spine degeneration above and below the fused region along with muscle imbalance and aberrant motion depending on the region. Anyone that has a spinal fusion needs to know that for the indefinite future, their spine isn't the same as it used to be and needs regular care (even if it feels fine).

Can a chiropractor help with migraines?

Yes, Chiropractic can help to decrease migraine intensity and frequency.

Is yoga recommended to treat sciatica?

It is possible that yoga could help. Without more information I can't give you an answer to that. Most of the time if something has been going on for longer than 2 weeks, then READ MORE
It is possible that yoga could help. Without more information I can't give you an answer to that. Most of the time if something has been going on for longer than 2 weeks, then it would be time for professional intervention.

Is there a treatment for degenerative disc disease?

Most of the time degenerative disc disease is treated conservatively in older adults depending on many factors. The focus of treatment would be to prevent the DDD from getting READ MORE
Most of the time degenerative disc disease is treated conservatively in older adults depending on many factors. The focus of treatment would be to prevent the DDD from getting worse.

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

Yes, a majority of Chiropractors can treat women all the way up until delivery. I personally have treated women past their due dates. Specific and gentle care is needed. Since READ MORE
Yes, a majority of Chiropractors can treat women all the way up until delivery. I personally have treated women past their due dates. Specific and gentle care is needed. Since treatment for pregnant women can be limited, regular chiropractic adjustments can help.

My ankle hurts even after I walk a mile. What could be the reason for this?

Hello,
Without more information I couldn't tell you. Age, health level, wt, last physical exam, medical history, etc..

My father has a disc problem. Should we go for physiotherapy or surgery?

Hello, Depends on how bad the bulge is. A mild bulge can resolve with conservative care but a more severe bulge with other degenerative factors could need surgery. A second READ MORE
Hello,

Depends on how bad the bulge is. A mild bulge can resolve with conservative care but a more severe bulge with other degenerative factors could need surgery. A second opinion is never a bad thing.

I am suffering from anterior tibial tendinitis. Should I quit my job?

I would decrease the hours or frequency of work since tendonitis of a lower extremity, in the absence of other diseases, is often due to over use, improper alignment and inflammation. READ MORE
I would decrease the hours or frequency of work since tendonitis of a lower extremity, in the absence of other diseases, is often due to over use, improper alignment and inflammation. I suspect that the tendonitis is actually a result of poor shoes, imbalance in pelvic alignment and in the quadricep muscles. Resting tendonitis is the first thing you should do. Other treatments can include cold laser treatments, acupuncture, chiropractic and massage.

What causes slipping rib?

It is possible that with increasing age, a mild scoliosis can occur and this could cause slippage of a rib. In the absence of scoliosis, trauma, poor muscle balance and possibly READ MORE
It is possible that with increasing age, a mild scoliosis can occur and this could cause slippage of a rib. In the absence of scoliosis, trauma, poor muscle balance and possibly other diseases can cause this type of pain. The first thing that should be done is to get checked out by her primary care to rule out other pathology.

My back hurts when I sit down. Why?

There are many reasons for the discomfort you are experiencing. Possibilities include: vertebral disc degeneration, scoliosis are muscular imbalance are just a few.

Can't turn head right after alignment

You should first notify your chiropractor of this problem and then I would get immediate care, from either your current chiropractor or a different one. Shooting pain is not something READ MORE
You should first notify your chiropractor of this problem and then I would get immediate care, from either your current chiropractor or a different one. Shooting pain is not something you should ignore.

I had back surgery. Should I see a chiropractor or avoid it?

Well that depends on the type of surgery, the region of surgery, and the type of Chiropractic you are going to try. Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic is always a good choice for patients READ MORE
Well that depends on the type of surgery, the region of surgery, and the type of Chiropractic you are going to try. Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic is always a good choice for patients with back surgery, since there is no twisting or cracking involved.