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Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty

Glastonbury, Connecticut
Hello, My name is Dr Matthew Bellinger and I am a Chiropractor in Connecticut. My office is located in Glastonbury CT. We have a Chiropractic office that specializes in low back pain and neck pain and related symptoms. We utilize numerous Chiropractic treatments and therapies and also use... Full Bio
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Chiropractic: One of the Best Treatments to Correct and Prevent Golf Injuries... by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The most common golf injury is a strain to the lower back. This causes low back pain, loss of motion, and muscle spasm. There are a few reasons that back pain is so comm ... Read on »
Mastercard Commercial With Chiropractor by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Just thought it was cool that they used going to the chiropractor in the latest mastercard comercial I saw. Here's the link to watch it: matercard commercial CT Spin ... Read on »
My Chiropractor said “Motion is Life!” by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain What this means is that our bodies and spines are made of a bunch of moving parts. When these moving parts, otherwise known as joints, shift out of place and get stuck ... Read on »
Glastonbury Chiropractor Helps Shoulder Pain and Upper Back Pain Patient by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Dr. Bellinger has helped many patients over the years with many conditions such as shoulder pain, upper back pain, headaches, neck pain and leg pain. Rich C. has been a long ... Read on »
Why Is Back Pain So Common? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Your spine is made up of 24 vertebrae or spinal bones and 72 joints just in the spine alone. Spinal bones connect or join at the disc and at the facets (two on each side). ... Read on »
2 Tips to Avoid Back Pain by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Today’s Blog Post comes from Dr. Bellinger’s April 2010 Newsletter that he mails to his patients every month. Back pain is no fun. It is also a MAJOR problem for our ... Read on »
Long Time Back Pain Sufferer Speaks … by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Listen to what one of our patients had to say After seeing his doctor and a surgeon, Pete realized he didn’t want to be cut. He knew there had to be another way t ... Read on »
Case Study: Common Back Pain Patient by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Mr. xyz goes to his doctor because of back pain. His doctor prescribes something, but it doesn’t help. He goes back, gets some stronger pills- they help a little, but make ... Read on »
The Scary Truth about Low Back Surgery by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Any good doctor, whether it’s your chiropractor, orthopedic surgeon, primary care, or someone else, will tell you only to do surgery as a last option. The reason is because ... Read on »
Do I have Fibromyalgia? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain To help determine if someone has Fibromyalgia (FMS) they will typically have the following symptoms: 1. Pain that is often described as “all over.” The pain is often in ... Read on »
Low Back Strain vs. A Low Back Sprain by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain A strain typically refers to the muscle and a sprain usually involves the joint or tendons and ligaments. Because in an injury both tend to be effected, we ofte ... Read on »
What Kind Of Pillow Should I Sleep With? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain A very common question in the office that patients often ask is: "What is the best neck pillow to use for sleeping?" My answer most often is our cervical traction pil ... Read on »
Lifting Weights may help Improve Back Pain by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Lifting weights is the absolute best way to build lean muscle and reduce body fat. This kind of exercise also helps the body cleanse. First of all, when your body has m ... Read on »
Stop Making your Low Back Pain Worse. by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Today’s post comes from my March newsletter that I mail to all of my patients. I often get many questions about what to do and what not to do when some one is in pain. ... Read on »
Can an Inversion Table help my Back Pain? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Yes, inversion is like traction. The DRX 9000 Spinal Decompression treatment is a much more advanced form of traction. In no way am I comparing the decompression to tr ... Read on »
Low Back Posture – Does It Really Matter? by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The answer is: Absolutely! The better your posture, the better your lumbopelvic alignment. If your lumbar spine and pelvis are in alignment then the nerves of the low back ... Read on »
Better Balance Can Help Prevent Falls by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Fall prevention is a major chiropractic issue. Many of the patients we see everyday in our Glastonbury Chiropractic office have suffered from or are suffering from back or ... Read on »
Back Pain When Sleeping Or After Sleep... by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Sometimes when you sleep for an extended period of time in one position it can cause soreness in the back when you wake up. The same thing can happen when in one place f ... Read on »
Back Pain When Standing … by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain "I have no pain when I lay down or sit, but if I stand more than five minutes the pain is unbearable, what can this be?" This sounds like a disc issue. Whe ... Read on »
I Have A Disc In My Back That’s Completely Degenerated! by Dr B Doctor of Chiropracty Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain This may be true. Over time and depending on your health, and previous injuries to your back may cause that degenerative process to take place. That being said, we rare ... Read on »