Entries by Dennis McGee, DC

May 2020 Newsletter

You can rest assured that we are implementing the necessary procedures for as recommended by the CDC. The procedures include: Limiting number of patients in the office Sanitizing surfaces Checking temperature of everyone entering the office Wearing masks Maintaining physical distancing between patients   Is Vitamin D important in fighting COVID -19 infection? Several different […]

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Sitting too much? Try this exercise.

Have you been sitting more recently during the “stay-at-home” order during the COVID-19 outbreak?  Have you developed some low back pain or hip discomfort?  Here is a simple exercise that might help. Prolonged sitting can lead to back and hip pain. The muscles at the front of the hip can become tight or shortened which […]

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January 2020 Newsletter

A recent article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed the benefits of chiropractic for the treatment of low back pain. Patients who received standard medical care and chiropractic care had greater improvement in pain and disability than patients receiving medical care alone. Article can be found here. Green tea drinkers may live longer According […]

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Help for upper back pain

We see many patients who need help with upper back and neck pain at our office.  Often it is the result of frequent use of smart phones and sitting at the computer in a forward flexed posture.  This forward flexed or slouched position creates stress on the muscles of the neck.  Eventually the muscles and […]

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Studies endorse chiropractic

An increasing number of research studies endorse chiropractic for the treatment of low back pain.  In May 2018 the Journal of the American Medical Association (1) published an article that showed the effectiveness of chiropractic when used with medical care among active duty military personnel. The authors concluded: “patients who received usual medical care plus […]

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Side Plank

Here is a safe and simple way to strengthen your low back.  Called the side bridge or side plank, it a safe exercise because it is non weight bearing on the spine and it is a “spine neutral” position. Hits: 95

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McGee Chiropractic Provider North Carolina State Health Plan

For over twenty-five years, we have been a provider for the North Carolina State Health Plan.  We will continue to be an “in network” provider for your BCBS North Carolina State Health Plan for 2020 and beyond.  As always, we will file your claim for you and only collect your co-pay amount.  Let your coworkers […]

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Annual Charitable Collection – Greenville Police Athletic League

This year our annual charitable collection will benefit Greenville’s Police Athletic League. The Police Athletic League provides outreach for children between the ages of 5 and 13. Donations may be dropped off at our office between Nov 20 and Dec 11, 2019. The Greenville Police Athletic League (PAL) is a youth crime prevention program that […]

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Back Exercise Cat-Camel

The Cat-Camel (in yoga it’s called the cat-cow) is an exercise we teach frequently at our office. Have a look at his video and try this exercise.  I think you will find it helpful for relieving back discomfort.  For more information checkout our exercise page.   We will offer more videos explaining other back exercises in […]

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July Newsletter

Greetings: A couple of articles about the brain and an article on chicken vs. red meat in this month’s issue. Have a happy and safe Fourth of July.. Dr. McGee, Patti, Sue, Pam, Kris Fourth of July Facts The 4th of July celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, but most of the signers […]

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