Archive for November 2016

Rebecca’s Story of Spinal and Strength Recovery


“When I first came to Euclid Chiropractic, I was experiencing numbness, tingling and loss of strength in my left arm.  This had been going on for five months.  It took me a while to seek help from a chiropractor because I didn’t realize there was a connection between my arm issues and the alignment of my back and neck.  After he took an x-ray, Dr. Ratkovic set up a treatment plan involving adjustments, exercises and stretches.

“Since starting treatment with Dr. Ratkovic three months ago, I have regained strength and range in my arm and shoulder and feel no more numbness and tingling.  My entire experience at Euclid Chiropractic has been wonderful.  The doctors and staff take the time to listen to their patients and are very welcoming and helpful.”

–Rebecca P.

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October: Record Number of 5-Star Reviews !!THANK YOU!!

thankyouBecause of the 18 “5 Star” reviews we received last month, we were able to donate $5 per review to Fight For Our Future, a non-profit working to eradicate child obesity through exercise and nutrition (see image for details how to help).


Contact the public relations officer, Zip for more information:



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Spine Recovery after an Accident-Sam’s Case

Sam’s neck and back hurt after his wreck.  This is why.

whiplashIn an car accident case, the neck is not seat belted in.  This causes the neck (upon a rear impact) to “whip” back causing the front of the spine to sprain (image above/right).  Then as the car stops sharply from the impact, the next “whips” forward causing the back ligaments to strain (image above/left).


img_2131In our normal neck x-ray, there is a smooth curve backwards along with the disc spaces between the spinal bones being thick and symmetrical throughout.  The spine leans back. With normal motion, the spine will compress with load, then decompress when the body is relaxed (image describes x-ray).






sam39In Sam’s first x-ray after the car accident, you can see his neck is straight due to ligament and muscle sprain/strain that tightens the neck in this position.  The 39mm measure the Forward Head Posture relative to the head being back over the shoulders.

This structural positional, if allowed to heal this way, will not allow the spine to return normal motion or position, degenerate the discs, develop arthritis and cause nerve pain.





After months of Chiropractic care and postural exercises, Sam’s recovery show improvement of the spinal curve and reduced forward head posture from 39mm to 28mm forward.  Although not perfect, it allows to be certain the spinal motion has been return, so the spine and disc can stay healthy to stop arthritis and avoid nerve pain.






The Goal with Chiropractic care (adjustments and exercises) after an accident is return the injured person to a better normal structurally via x-ray improvement AND safeguard against any problems returning when treatment is completed.

Related Articles:

Sam’s Story of Accident Recovery

How to Stop Spinal Disc Surgery






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Euclid Chiropractic Newsletter: November 2016


Our mission at Euclid Chiropractic is to allow patients to make a personal, individual decision about their health.

Dr. Weaver and Dr. Ratkovic believe Chiropractic promotes the full expression of health through proper nutrition, routine exercise, and maintaining an healthy nervous system.

Here are the educational videos and testimonials covered in October 2016:

Vicky’s Neck Spine Pain Posture Recovery

vicky-3Vicky had suffered from ear/neck pain for about a year. After medications and procedures with no recovery, her medical doctors were ready to puncture her ear.

Watch and read her full story of recovery…


Mike-100% Neck Posture Recovery by Restoring Spine Curve

100normal-neck-100feeling-better2This video explains WHY Mike improved 100% in his spine and feeling 100% better.

Watch and read in this post why:



Accident Recovery of Spine and Posture-Sam

sam2Sam had a car accident resulting in pain in his back and neck. He had an exam and x-rays, then Chiropractic treatment.

Watch Sam tell his story..


Hip Flexor Stretch for Poor Posture


With Poor Sitting or Standing Posture, can weaken the spine and tighten the hips. Here is how to stretch this area.

The post has each step to properly stretch these areas:


Spine/Posture/Neck/Back Recovery-Robert

robertRobert, “I couldn’t get out of bed.” He had tried massage and taken some non-prescribed medication, with no effect long term effect on his pain.

Watch and read the details of his recovery on our post:



Vicky’s X-ray/Spine/Posture Analysis

vickyThe Chiropractic Approach to Neuropathy/Pain recovery includes an initial posture and x-ray analysis.  The medical approach, as seen with Vicky, is common to progress from drugs to shots to surgery.

Go the post to watch the full video and Vicky’s story:


Finding a Safe Chiropractor

finding-a-safe-chiropractor-ytThrough this video, understand how Chiropractic (vs medical treatments) is the SAFEST therapy for spinal conditions.

AND when an x-ray is performed and analyzed, the safest type of Chiropractic care takes place.

Read the specific risk percentages and references in our post.

Less than a minute clips from Workshops:

The Walk: Best Posture Exercise

Posture/Spine/Joint Pain-Injury or Work though It?

Hardest Part of Exercising-STARTING

Calendar of Events:


Oct.15th: Gibson Center: “Hunchback Posture Recovery and Prevention” Location: Gibson Senior Center  250 N 3rd Ave, Upland, CA 91786 RSVP optional:  909-981-4581    Time: 12:30-1:15

Nov. 16th: In-Office workshop: “How Your Nervous System Keeps you Healthy” 6:30PM RSVP encouraged.  Handouts included.

Oct 30th: In-office workshop: “How Your Spine Health Controls your Stress” 6:30PM RSVP encouraged.  Handouts included.

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Euclid Chiropractic
60 E. Foothill Blvd
Upland, CA 91784

(909) 981-5666

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