chiropractic

Movement with Arthritis

By Alexis Draeger / October 16, 2023

Exercise and movement is the most important thing you can do for your physical, mental, and emotional health when you are dealing with arthritis. Other benefits include managing the onset of arthritis, as well as other chronic conditions like heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. The reason this is so important when dealing with arthritis is…

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Importance of Sleep with Chronic Pain

By Alexis Draeger / September 20, 2023

According to a peer-reviewed study on The Importance of Sleep for People With Chronic Pain: there are “between 67% and 88% of individuals with chronic pain who experience sleep disruption and insomnia, and at least 50% of people with insomnia report chronic pain.”    The link between sleep and chronic pain is unquestionable when you…

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Concussions

By Alexis Draeger / August 28, 2023

According to the CDC, “experts estimate 1.6 to 3.8 million sports and recreation-related TBI’s occur each year in the U.S.”  TBI is short for traumatic brain injuries, these are considered if there was “a bump or blow to the head that disrupts the way the brain normally works.” A concussion is considered a type of…

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Text Neck

By Alexis Draeger / August 7, 2023

In today’s world, millions of people are dependent on their technology. It is becoming a growing health concern for not only adults but younger generations as well. “Text Neck” is a term or phrase to describe the damage or pain caused to the neck from the overuse of a wireless device, tablet, or cell phone…

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Dr. Jackson Joins Local 5 Live to Discuss Chronic Pain Solutions

By Alexis Draeger / August 2, 2023

Watch segment: wearegreenbay.com/local5live/get-rid-of-pain-with-midwest-pain-solutions/   Dr. Jackson joined Local 5 Live on August 1st to discuss alternatives to surgeries, injections, and medications. At Midwest Pain Solutions, we specialize in high-intensity laser therapy, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, and chiropractic manipulation.    Our high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) was pioneered by Dr. Jackson’s father, Dr. Curt, and penetrates 4-8 inches…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

By Alexis Draeger / July 26, 2023

What is Degenerative Disc Disease? Degenerative Disc Disease, also known as DDD,  is when the rubbery cushion (discs) between the vertebrates in your spine begins to wear down. Your discs are what allows you to bend, twist, and move comfortably by absorbing any sort of impact. Spinal degeneration is common and normal with aging in…

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The Chronic Pain Cycle & How to Escape

By Alexis Draeger / June 5, 2023

What is Chronic Pain?  Chronic pain is pain that lasts weeks, months, or even several years and can happen in any part of the body. This type of pain can also be debilitating and a fierce cycle. Lack of sleep, stress, reduced mobility, restricted daily activities, and reduced quality of life are just a few…

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Dr. Jackson Discusses Chronic Pain on Local 5 Live

By Alexis Draeger / April 28, 2023

Watch the Local 5 Live segment: https://www.wearegreenbay.com/local5live/solutions-for-chronic-pain-in-green-bay-and-appleton/    On Tuesday, April 25th, Dr. Jackson Draeger, D.C. joined Local 5 Live to discuss chronic pain and its effects. Here is what WFRV had to say when interviewing with Dr. Jackson:   “If you are in search of a solution to chronic pain, there might be a…

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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

By Alexis Draeger / March 29, 2023

An effective, drug-free, non-invasive treatment!   What Is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy? Extracorporeal shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses acoustic shockwaves to deeply stimulate tissue, tendons, and bones. Also known as Acoustic Wave Therapy (AWT), this treatment is specifically designed for those suffering from chronic and acute musculoskeletal ailments. Shockwave therapy helps to repair,…

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Dr. Jackson Joins Local 5 Live to Discuss New Clinic in Appleton

By Alexis Draeger / March 27, 2023

Local 5 Live: www.wearegreenbay.com/local5live/midwest-pain-solutions-adds-new-location-in-appleton/    Dr. Jackson Draeger joined Local 5 Live to discuss the opening of our new clinic location at 828 N Westhill Blvd in Appleton. Midwest Pain Solutions has expanded to better serve our patients and community in the Greater Green Bay area, as well as the Fox Valley area.    Dr.…

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