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Moving Toward Better Health

The official blog of Konicki Schumacher Chiropractic


Dr. Tom Konicki

Dr. Thomas Konicki earned his B.S. in Biology at the University of Cincinnati and then went on to the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic.

He graduated in 1985, Magna Cum Laude as a Doctor of Chiropractic.

Recent Posts

  • Achilles' Pain That Won't Quit Featured

    Dear Dr. Konicki, Question: I do a combination of walking and easy running for exercise. However, I have developed pain in the back of my heel that won't quit. My family doctor told me I have Achilles' tendonitis, but medication has not helped. What can I do? ...
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  • Ankle Pain Lasts for Years

    Dear Dr. Konicki, Question: I sprained my ankle two years ago and my x-rays were normal. I continue to have pain along the outside of my ankle, especially when I run. Why is that and what can be done? ...
  • Avoid Back Pain When Traveling

    Question: It seems like every time I go traveling, whether by car or plane, my low back hurts. I have been out of town with severe back spasms and can't get help. Is there anything I can do to avoid this?Answer: This seems to be a common occurrence for many people. There are multiple stressors to the low back when traveling. Riding in a car for lon ...
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  • Avoid Golf Injuries

    Question: When it warmed up, I went to the driving range and hit a bucket of balls. Toward the end, I swung and had rather severe low back pain, almost dropping me to my knees. How do I avoid this in the future? Answer: Bending and twisting create a lot of leverage and stress to the low back. Hitting one golf ball after another probably fatigued y ...
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  • Avoid Whiplash In A Crash

    Question: Last winter, my car was hit from behind and I was diagnosed with whiplash to my neck. Is there anything I can do to avoid this again?Answer: Now that winter has arrived, we can expect more motor vehicle accidents. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce about 70% of automobile accidents resulting in death are ice-or-snow related. ...
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Dr. Bethany Schumacher

Dr. Bethany Schumacher earned her B.S. in Human Biology and Doctor of Chiropractic at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1985. She pursued further studies and became a Certified Industrial Consultant in 1991 and an Authorized OSHA Trainer in 1999.

Recent Posts

  • Core Strengthening and Active Rehabilitation

    Have you ever simply bent over to pick the lightest thing up and then had your back “go out”? This is a very common occurrence that we see in our patients. Many people think that if they only focus on exercising their abdominal muscles, this will help to add support to their spine. It will in fact aid in support, but the ENTIRE core needs to be str ...
  • Diet Soft Drinks

    Recent studies on diet soda concluded that those who drink 2 or more diet soft drinks a day had the largest waistline increases.  They were five times more than the wasteline of non-drinkers.  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/29/diet-soda-weight-gain_n_886409.html ...
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  • Do you ever hear yourself say you don't have time to exercise?

    When it comes to exercise, I have to make time for it like everyone else.  I heard an interview of a personal trainer on NPR who also confessed that she too had a hard time making time for exercise.  Her answer to her own issue made a huge, lasting impression on me.  She said she decided to commit to making her 1st waking hour her own and nothing e ...
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  • Weight Loss Website

    Have you been looking for an awesome weight loss/fitness website that’s totally free? Hunt no more! I highly recommend www.sparkpeople.com. I began doing this program October 3, 2011 and I love it. Not only does this program offer an easy and healthy balance to food intake, but it also has excellent free 5-10 minute videos. All you need is a Swiss ...
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