Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis—one of the most common reasons for spinal surgery in older people—are commonly recognized by a bent-forward, shuffling posture and a characteristic small-step gait. Stenosis surgery, however, is a major procedure that is recommended only when conservative methods of care aren’t effective—or when stenosis is caused by such things as tumors or accompanied by intolerable pain or severe neurological problems, such as loss of bowel and bladder function.
Chiropractic: A Safe Treatment Option Chiropractic is widely recognized as one of the safest drug-free, non-invasive therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, joint pain of the arms or legs, headaches, and other neuromusculoskeletal complaints.
Fibromyalgia FAQs from Our Tacoma Chiropractor
Having fibromyalgia, also known as fibrositis, can make it hard for you to enjoy many activities and perform simple, everyday tasks. The pain, mood changes
Chiropractic Sports Injury Rehab in TacomaEngaging
in a sport increases the risk of accidents and injuries. When you notice pain
or a consistent ache after a game, practice or other activities related
Tacoma Chiropractor Treats Athletes with the Graston
Graston Technique is a unique method of identifying and treating areas of the
body presenting signs of chronic inflammation or soft tissue fibrosis. Using
"I have had personal experience as a patient there as well. The staff is very friendly and personable. Since I trust Robert and Cessalie to work on me, they are the only chiropractors I will recommend to my patients!"
Anastasia, Family Medicine MD
"What a wonderful alternative to carpal tunnel surgery. Wrist adjustments work wonders."
"My patients appreciate the help and professionalism in this office. Patients report improvement in pain and mobility and also appreciate being told when other modalities or treatment options are recommended."
Greta, Internal Medicine MD
"Best place ever! The staff is always pleasant and nice- easy to get into, lots of parking, reasonable - the doctor really cares and wants you to get better! Highly recommend!!!"
Amy Yates - Tacoma, WA
"As a busy family practice physician, I have had the opportunity and privilege to work with DR’s. Robert and Cessalie Stalder for the past 10 years and we have built a very collegial relationship based on the fundamental principal of providing quality care for our patients. Their practice is directed at patient improvement, ultimate care and complete satisfaction."
Janice, Family Medicine DO
"Tacoma chiropractic has always been super friendly and flexible. They've helped me with my back and neck issues through chiro adjustments and massage. Everybody I've worked with has been great!"
Yvonne Louie - Tacoma, WA
"I have worked with the Stalder’s for well over 10 years and continue to refer both my family and patients to them. I especially like referring my pregnant patients to them for the gently and effective care they receive."
Gail, Ob/GYN Medical Doctor
"I have been coming here for services over the past 8 years. The Doctors are amazing, caring, passionate and knowledgeable. The front and back office staff are friendly, helpful and always polite. I have never had a scheduling or billing issue, ever in 8 years! Thank you TCC for helping me feel my best!"