The Most Effective Treatment for Shoulder Pain


Our approach to working with shoulder pain or injuries is very unique in that we really don’t work around shoulder injuries when properly indicated. The majority of the time, we don’t force someone to rest for several days while inflammation quiets down. Yes, it can be necessary in rare circumstances. However, rest and traditional methods of […]

The Solution to Long Term Improvement of Back Pain


The problem: It’s not uncommon for people with recurrent episodes of back pain to become fearful and to start avoiding activities in life. They begin to associate pain with the activity and that the activity is doing harm. Thus, in their minds, pain equals harm and any activity that causes pain avoided. The problem becomes […]

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS IF YOU DON’T TAKE MY INSURANCE?


The insurance industry has become increasingly difficult to work with as many large carriers have limited or completely closed off providers from joining their network. In such cases, we operate as a fee-for-service facility and offer affordable plans that truly increase the value of our patient’s experience. But rather than take my word for it, […]

The Best Exercise


Often I am asked, “What is the best exercise?” or “What is the best type of exercise?” To answer that question, let’s set the stage of what exercise really is – movement. Teaching patients not only about chiropractic but how to move better all comes back to function and understanding how all the intricate parts […]

Cold Season: Are You Winning the Battle for Your Immune System?


“It’s cold season.” How many times have we heard that saying? Yes, we are approaching the time of year when most of us are more susceptible to coming down with a cold or the flu. But, I’ll let you in on a little secret – there is no “cold season”. Rather than figuring out a […]

Post-Surgical Rehab Success is All About Team


Recently, Shannon Perrine of WTAE Channel 4 News in Pittsburgh featured a story on a patient of ours, Karla White. The focus of the story being Karla’s same-day hip replacement surgery. It was a short, yet informative piece on the work of her surgeon and the rehabilitative process with special attention to the factors that […]

Gallagher Performance Receives 2016 Best of Pittsburgh Award


Pittsburgh Award Program Honors the Achievement Gallagher Performance has been selected for the 2016 Best of Pittsburgh Award in the Chiropractors category by the Pittsburgh Award Program and is among a very small group of businesses that have won the Best of Pittsburgh Award for three consecutive years. Each year, the Pittsburgh Award Program identifies companies […]