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.
Education and Training
University of Marryland BS in Kinesiology 1998
Texas Chiropractic College Doctor of Chiropractic 2005
National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
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Hello, Yes, it can. I have personally treated sciatica patients with spinal decompression with decent success. I would recommend a chiropractic evaluation with a lumbar spine MRI to determine your exact problem. Sincerely, Dr. Joel D. Duchon READ MORE
Hello, Yes, I would recommend seeking treatment from a chiropractor in your area. One thing I can promise, it won’t get better on its own. Respectfully, Dr. Duchon READ MORE
Hello, All states board requirements vary, but if it has been five years since your last x-rays it would be a good idea to get a new set. A lot can happen in five years and without radiographic evidence, treatment could possibly be more harmful than helpful. Respectfully, Dr. Duchon 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 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 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 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 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 READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 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 READ MORE
Most likely. The only way to know is to try. 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 READ MORE
Yes there is a connection. Stress raises cortisol among other negative effects of stress. READ MORE
I would strongly advise a chiropractic evaluation. One who treats car accident patients would be preferred. READ MORE
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. 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 READ MORE
Hello, Even though you have removed your wallet, years of passive stress from your wallet on your sacral nerves has accumulated. A chiropractic assessment and possibly treatment would be a good call. Friends and family are usually good referral sources for your area or google may be of benefit to you. If your are local to Webster, TX I would be happy to consult with you. You may schedule an appointment at 281-557-5525. I hope this helps you get back to better health. Thrive, don’t just survive, Dr. Duchon READ MORE
A chiropractor should be able to evaluate it, but I would start with a medical doctor first. Sincerely, Dr. Joel D. Duchon READ MORE
It may but it is honestly hard to say. If you have learned stretching and strengthening methods during your five years of chiropractic treatment you should be able to maintain a healthy spine at home with monthly adjustments maintaining proper spinal joint movement, reducing biomechanical stress on those joints. There are a lot of additional factors that should be taken into account, ie., physical, chemical and emotional stress to mention a few. I hope this helped and I apologize for the general answer but without knowing all the details it is difficult for me to be specific. Sincerely, Dr. Joel D. Duchon READ MORE
There are many reasons back pain presents throughout life. The best option I would recommend is to come in so we may talk and perform an evaluation to determine the problem. Once we have assessed what is wrong we will develop a treatment plan to get you back to doing what you love to do. If we are unable to manage your condition we will refer you to another specialist. READ MORE
Your pain could be coming from your surgery or compensatory changes in your spine since the surgery. If you would like to schedule a consultation please call 281-557-5525. Thank you again for your inquiry. I look forward to hearing from you. READ MORE
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