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Life Changing Pain Relief in The Villages® Community

Here at the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages® community, we don’t just relieve chronic pain, we give people a second chance at a pain-free life. If you or someone you know struggles with chronic pain either from a back or neck pain condition, neuropathy, or knee pain, you know that it’s not just a mild annoyance – it can be a devastating disease that eats away at both your physical and mental well-being where even getting out of bed in the morning is a struggle.

If this sounds like you – chances are, you would trade anything for just a single day of pain relief. Because of this, many people have taken drastic measures to reduce their pain. Some of these extreme methods include invasive surgeries, steroid injections, and addictive drugs.

A 2010 study showed that as many as 74% of back surgeries were unsuccessful. Furthermore, people that underwent back surgery saw a 41% increase in the use of painkillers post-surgery. These statistics show that not only is back surgery unsuccessful in most cases, but it can worsen the effects of pain!

Nonsurgical Treatments for Chronic Pain Relief

Fortunately, effective pain relief is just around the corner. And the best part is – you don’t have to turn to extreme or damaging options. For over 10 years, the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic has been committed to providing our patients safe, nonsurgical relief from back pain, neck pain, neuropathy, and knee pain conditions. You don’t have to turn to harmful surgeries, injections or painkillers.

Our nonsurgical treatments combined with other patient-centered treatment methods are customized for each patient, based on their individual needs. There’s no such thing as a cure-all method, which is why we work with you to find what works best for you.

Learn more about the DRS Protocol by attending one of our free seminars to learn about this effective, nonsurgical, drug-free treatment for back pain and neck pain conditions.

Learn more about our Drug-Free Neuropathy Treatment by attending one of our free seminars on neuropathy relief.

Learn more about our Laser Knee Pain Protocol that has helped patients get relief from knee pain conditions including arthritis, bursitis, and meniscus tears.

Life Changing Pain Relief

The worst part of chronic pain is that it takes something from you. It takes away your ability to do what you love the most – whether that’s jogging, golfing, tennis or even just going out and spending time with loved ones.The best part about helping our patients is seeing them return to the activities that bring them joy! At the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, we won’t just help you manage your pain, we can help you get your life back!

Over the years, we’ve had the absolute pleasure of helping thousands of patients find relief from chronic pain that has plagued them for years. Utilizing our nonsurgical treatment protocols, our success rate is absolutely overwhelming. It’s not too late to join the thousands of people who have already gotten a second chance at a pain-free life.Just listen to this testimonial:

“I couldn’t get out of bed or stand, when I first called the Davis Clinic. I was diagnosed with two herniated discs, which caused compression on the nerves in my low back. The pain radiated all the way down my left leg. Following my first appointment and treatment by Dr. Davis, I began feeling immediate relief. It has now been two years since Dr. Davis finished treating me. I am pain-free and able to live a very active lifestyle.”

5/5 Stars. (Written by: C.T)

This is just one of the thousands of patients whom we’ve helped through our nonsurgical treatments. Watch and read more reviews of patients who have gotten their pain-free lives back.

Whether you suffer from chronic back pain, knee pain, neck pain, or neuropathy, we have treatment options to help you get your life back. If you’ve been told to just live with the pain, think again. If you think surgery is the only option, think again. And if you think it’s too late for you to get your life back, definitely think again! Give us a call at (352) 430-2121 or schedule an appointment online. It’s your turn for pain relief!



It's Your Turn for Pain Relief

The new year has finally arrived! Each January, it’s hard not to reflect on the past year and evaluate how far you’ve come. It’s been a busy year at Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages, FL. Every day was filled with new challenges, as we pressed on towards our goal of a pain-free city. This year, we’ve treated thousands of patients around The Villages, Florida who were suffering from neck pain, back pain, neuropathy, knee pain, sciatica, herniated or bulging discs, and many more conditions.

This past year, we also saw a wide variety of patients who had given up hope on ever finding a solution to their chronic pain. Many of them had tried different treatments for decades, all to no avail. We’ve seen patients that were told surgery was the only option. We’ve also seen our fair share of patients that had undergone failed back surgeries, resulting in even worse pain than before.

Chronic pain had taken over the lives of many of our patients. They lost the ability to do simple things that they once loved. Biking, walking, even golfing nine holes became too much to handle. Not only does back pain keep you from doing the activities you love doing, it also takes away the freedom to live your life.

If you suffer from chronic pain and want to get your life back, it’s not too late! Make 2016 the year that you finally overcome your pain. We can help you find a permanent, lasting solution to your chronic pain. But don’t take our word for it — see what our patients have to say.

The Villages Chiropractor

Are you ready to say goodbye to your pain? Contact The Villages Chiropractor, Davis Clinic of Chiropractic today at (352) 430-2121 to find out how we can help relieve your pain.



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Top New Year Resolutions of 2016

At the start of the new year, many people resolve to make changes to better themselves and their life. Read on to see what the top resolutions of 2016 were according to a survey conducted by Go Banking Rates and how Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages, FL can help you with these New Year resolutions.

  1. Enjoy life to the fullest

    45.7% of respondents said they plan to live life to the fullest. However, if you suffer from neck or back pain, neuropathy, or knee pain, even the simplest of everyday activities is taxing. These conditions rob them of their life. At Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, our doctors have helped thousands of patients get relief from chronic pain without drugs or invasive procedures. Procedures such as the nonsurgical DRS Protocol for the treatment of back and neck pain, the Neuropathy Treatment Protocol, and the LKP Protocol for the treatment of knee pain can give you your life back and help you live it to the fullest!

  2.  Live a healthier lifestyle

    41.1% said they’d like to live a healthier lifestyle. At Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, our “Whole patient approach” supports your journey to a healthier, pain-free life. We customize our treatment to fit your needs to help you get well and stay well. Subscribe to our blog and social media sites to stay up-to-date on how to become healthy inside and out!

  3. Lose weight

    Losing weight is always a popular New Year’s resolution. Losing weight not only makes you look better and feel better, it can also help relieve chronic pain conditions such as back pain. Our weight loss program featuring ChiroThin and the Zerona laser have helped people in and around The Villages, FL reach their weight loss goals. For people who suffer from health problems such as diabetes or have more weight to lose, Dr. Lombardo offers even more help with nutrition counseling and individualized nutrition programs.

  4. Spend more time with family and friends

    Not only is it fun to spend time with family and friends, but it can also add to your quality of life and help you live longer! However, chronic pain not only hurts, it also can also lead to depression and isolation. Chronic pain keeps sufferers from engaging in life and they tend to alienate family and friends. Chronic pain doesn’t have to keep you from enjoying time with your loved ones. Non-surgical treatments for back pain, neck pain, neuropathy, and knee pain can help relieve pain allowing them to regain their quality of life and social interactions.

  5. Save more, spend less.

    Everyone is always looking for a way to save money. Those with chronic pain know that medical treatments are costly. Many sufferers have tried everything to relieve their pain including addictive medications, steroid injections, and surgery. However, nonsurgical treatments such as the DRS Protocol which utilizes spinal decompression are a safe, effective, and less expensive alternative to surgery and other invasive procedures.

Help With Your New Year’s Resolutions

Let The Villages Chiropractors at the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic help you reach your goals. Contact us today at (352) 430-2121 to learn more about our drug-free, noninvasive pain relief treatments.



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If you suffer from back pain or neck pain, you are not alone! Each year, over 30 million Americans experience neck or back pain at some point in their lives. Luckily for pain sufferers in and around The Villages, Florida, the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, their doctors and their staff have committed their lives to providing relief for chronic pain sufferers.

Neck and Back Pain Treatment

The Villages Chiropractors, Dr. Jason Davis, Dr. William Garofolo, and Dr. Lawerence Morris of the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, are one of only a handful of doctors in the country that specialize in the highly effective, neck and back pain treatment known as the DRS Protocol. The DRS Protocol is a highly successful, non-surgical treatment that has been proven effective for the relief of neck pain and back pain.

“Many of our patients have tried everything from traditional chiropractic, addictive pain medications, epidurals, back surgery, and other invasive procedures,” states Dr. Jason Davis. “The DRS Protocol has been successful where other pain relief treatments have failed. Before coming in to our chiropractic clinic, many patients had given up hope that they would ever find pain relief.”

Committed to helping patients live a pain-free life, the doctors and the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic along with their staff have helped thousands of people suffering with neck pain and/or back pain caused by a personal injury, auto accident, or spine pain conditions such as:

  • Herniated and Bulging Discs
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Facet Syndrome

At the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, they also help patients suffering with knee pain, as well as leg pain and numbness in the feet caused by peripheral neuropathy.

Pain Relief in The Villages, FL

If you suffer from chronic neck pain, back pain, knee pain, or neuropathy, view the patient reviews of the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic then give them a call today at (352) 430-2121. You don’t have to live with the pain any longer! The Davis Clinic of Chiropractic has been treating patients in and around The Villages, Lady Lakes, Oxford, Silver Springs, Ocala, Fruitland Park, and Leesburg areas – now, it’s your turn for pain relief!



Side Effects of Taking Pain Killers for Back Pain or Neck Pain

pillsImagine this: you wake up in the morning after a long night of tossing and turning. You slowly hobble to the bathroom to get ready for the day. You reach down to grab your toothbrush and OUCH! A sharp pain hits you square in the back. Maybe you slept wrong. Maybe you overdid it while planning golf or tennis. Maybe your mattress is too soft – all you know is that you need something to stop the pain. So you reach for aspirin bottle and pop a few. Have you ever stopped to think – what if those little pills, or prescription painkillers, are doing more harm than they are good? Before you reach for the pill bottle, learn about some of the side effects of taking painkillers for your back pain.

Side Effect #1: Nausea

Studies have shown that up to 6% of people taking a normal dose of aspirin experience nausea, heartburn or an upset stomach. This “sick” feeling is usually made worse when painkillers are taken on an empty stomach.

Side Effect #1: Stomach Ulcers/Kidney Problems

Along with nausea, another issue that can be caused by chronic use of pain medications is kidney problems and stomach ulcers. Long-term use of painkillers can cause gradual deterioration of the kidneys.

Early signs of kidney disease include loss of appetite, nausea, fatigue and change in urine output.

Side Effect #1: Drowsiness

The most common side effect that goes along with pain medication is drowsiness. Rather than targeting the specific problem area, painkillers dull the senses, and slow down receptors to the brain. This might help to temporarily relieve some of the pain, but it can also make you feel drowsy and groggy.

Addictive Properties

Most prescription pain medications contain opiates, which is a highly addictive substance. Opioids cause feelings of euphoria and relaxation, which can become dangerously addictive.

While most over the counter drugs are considered “non-habit forming,” it’s still completely possible to become addicted to over the counter drugs. Consistent use for chronic pain management can lead to a painkiller dependency and can cause your body to build up a tolerance to them.

Painkillers are not meant to manage chronic pain. If pain medication must be taken, be sure to take it in small quantities and only to treat acute pain.

Drug-Free Pain Relief in The Villages, Florida

If you suffer from chronic back pain or neck pain, the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages, Florida can recommend a treatment plan to help you find pain relief – without the use of harmful, and possibly addictive painkillers. Give us a call today at (352) 430-2121.



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The Importance of Exercise and Fitness as We Age

Think about all of the activities you love to do: swimming, golfing, gardening, bike riding, hiking, walking, tennis, visiting with your grandkids. Will you still be able to do these activities in 5 -10 years?

As we age, we begin to lose muscle. Reduced muscle strength decreases balance and mobility and increases the risk of falls and fractures This is why it’s so important to live an active lifestyle now and especially well after we’re into our 60’s, 70’s, and beyond. Physical activity now will help to ensure that you can still enjoy for favorite activities down the road and can improve your quality of life, including:

  • reducing the risk of heart disease and diabetes
  • improving balance and reducing the risk of falls
  • reducing joint and muscle pain
  • making your body stronger and more resilient to pain
  • improving heart and lung health

Living in The Villages, Florida, there are plenty ways activities to keep you moving. Here are a few tips for how you can stay active.

Choose Enjoyable Activities

The key to maintaining an active lifestyle is to choose activities that you enjoy. Don’t choose an exercise routine that you don’t like, because it probably won’t last. Likewise, don’t push yourself too hard. Start slow and gradually increase your activity time to fit your own pace. Choosing a low impact, enjoyable activity can be a great way to squeeze in a little exercise such as golfing, bicycling, or walking the dog.

Stay Flexible and Strong

Along with maintaining an active lifestyle, something that can make a huge impact on your physical well-being is to stay flexible and increase strength. Do to the aging process, our bodies tend to be less resilient. By working out and stretching and strengthening muscles, we can improve the ability for our bodies to heal after injury and increase mobility. Some of exercises include:

  • Yoga
  • Practicing balance exercises to reduce the risk of falls
  • Lift Weights
  • Walk/Jog
  • Exercise Bands

Visit your Chiropractor

Many people believe that with age comes regular aches and pains. While back pain or neck pain may increase with age, it’s not something that you have to accept it as a part of your life. Regular physical activity, along with regular checkups and visits to the chiropractor can help to reverse the effects of aging and can make you look and feel young and healthy for a very long time.

Don’t let pain it stop you from leading an active life. Call the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic today. Because what’s the point of living in The Villages, Florida, if you can’t enjoy it!



How to help someone with back pain

Some tips for helping someone with back pain

Living with chronic back pain can truly be devastating. Back pain can turn seemingly simple, everyday tasks into a chore. If you live with someone who suffers from back pain, it can be frustrating – the feeling of helplessness when watching someone suffer. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make life easier for those who suffer from back pain.

Rearrange the House

For those who suffer from back pain, simple things such as the layout of their own house can add an increased level of anxiety and pain. If their bedroom is on the second floor, rearrange the house to relocate their bedroom to a downstairs room. Eliminate stairs altogether.

If you need to, rearrange furniture so that there is a clear, direct path from room to room and furniture to furniture.

Invest in some precautionary care items, such as:

  • shower mats
  • a shower chair
  • a handrail in the bathroom
  • a bed cane to assist in easily getting out of bed
  • rubber mats for hard flooring such as tile or wood.

Help with Household Tasks

Without a doubt, the best thing you can do to care for someone with back pain is help out with chores around the house. Many everyday tasks can be painful for someone suffering from back pain; including things like:

  • doing the dishes
  • yard work
  • making the bed
  • grocery shopping
  • laundry
  • mopping floors

If you care for someone with back pain, actions speak louder than words. Don’t just ask them what you can do for them, because often times they will reject help. The best way to help is to show up to their house with a mop, and start mopping.

Show them you Care

Along with physical support, those suffering from chronic pain will also need emotional support. Many people who suffer with back pain also suffer with depression resulting from their inability to live a normal lifestyle. They need people to be patient with them who understand that they’re suffering. Don’t stop at helping with chores, most importantly, be a friend, and a person to talk to. Listen to them, and be flexible, helpful, and accommodating. Here are a few other simple things you can do to show them that you care:

  • Take walks together and slow down. Walk at their pace, rather than rushing them.
  • Be involved in their treatment.
  • Become their exercise buddy; help them do their recommended back pain exercises.
  • Cook them meals or bring them dinner

Bring them to the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic

If someone you love is suffering from chronic back pain, it can be very stressful for both of you. The Davis Spine Institute in The Villages, Florida is here to help relieve back pain. Our back pain treatment is non-surgical and pain-free. You don’t have to live with back pain – call the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic today at (352) 430-2121.



whats keeping you from getting treatmentWe’ve seen patients come in to our office who have had neck or back pain for months, sometimes even years. For one reason or another, they have simply put off seeking medical attention and have just dealt with the pain day to day, limited their activity, and have noticed a diminished quality of life.

When we asked one patient why she put off seeking help, she responded:

“At first it wasn’t that bad, it was more of a discomfort that I was able to ignore most days. As the days turned into weeks and then months, I gradually noticed a little more pain, especially if I overdid it that day. So, instead of getting help, I made sure to stop my activities when I noticed the pain or I would take breaks throughout the day. I was afraid of getting treatment, so I decided to just deal with it. Eventually I got to the point where I was barely living. I stopped my weekly walks with friends because it would aggravate my back, I had my husband do the grocery shopping for me, and I even stopped picking up my grandkids when they came to visit. I got to the point where I didn’t want to do anything because I was in pain. This was not what I imagined my life to be like. We moved to The Villages after retirement because we wanted to be able to enjoy life, however, I was no longer enjoying my life… I was missing out on it! I finally decided that I needed help – that there had to be something I could do. I was no longer afraid of getting treatment, I was more afraid of being in pain the rest of my life!”

Yes, neck and back pain treatment can be scary! Medications can be addictive, steroid injections can hurt, and surgery can have complications and takes months to recover from. And, if you’ve never been treated by a chiropractor, it can probably seem like an intimidating process.  When it comes to chiropractic care, many people are not sure what to expect. But, if you’re experiencing chronic pain, chances are, you will greatly benefit from seeking chiropractic care. For those of you that have never been to a chiropractor, you might have some questions about the process.  Hopefully, this article will help to answer some of these questions:

“I’m not sure what to Expect from Chiropractic Care.”

Don’t worry about seeing a chiropractor; chiropractic treatment is one of the safest options available for the treatment of back pain and neck pain !  Each day, over one million people in the United States are treated by a chiropractor for the relief of pain caused by an auto accident, herniated or degenerative discs , sciatica, facet syndrome, a slip and fall, or from wear and tear.If you’re not sure what to expect, here is what will usually happen at your first chiropractic visit:

1. Your doctor will get a feel for your medical and family history; along with talking about some of the symptoms you’ve been experiencing, and preexisting medical conditions, injuries, etc.

2. Your doctor will then test your basic health and focus on the problem area; testing range of motion, muscle strength, etc.

3. After your doctor has evaluated your conditions, he will diagnose your problems and recommend treatment.

“Aren’t Chiropractor’s Expensive?”

The cost of chiropractic treatments such as spinal decompression are normally less than what you would spend seeking alternative healthcare options, such as surgery, epidurals, and expensive medications.  Chiropractic treatment is a low-cost alternative to treating a wide variety of health conditions.

Plus, if you’ve been experiencing chronic pain, isn’t it worth it to not have to deal with the pain anymore?  You can’t put a price on your pain relief!

“Is a Chiropractor Really Necessary?”

If you have ever experienced chronic back or neck pain, you know that it doesn’t go away on it’s own.  You have probably tried treating it with painkillers, exercising, stretching, and even ignoring it.  But your pain keeps coming back.

The longer you put off managing the pain, the worse it will get. In most situations, Doctors have found that in severe cases, diagnosing the problem earlier would have made all the difference in the world.  In the beginning, most conditions start out as mild annoyances, and only get worse and worse until it is too late. The longer you wait, the worse your pain will get.

Non-Surgical Pain Treatment in The Villages, Florida

So what is keeping you from seeking treatment for the pain you’ve been experiencing?  Over the past decade, Dr. Jason Davis of the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages, Florida has successfully treated the pain of  thousands of patients without surgery or pain medications.  Now, you don’t have a reason to put up with the pain for another day.  Give the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic a call today at (352) 430-2121.



Chronic Back Pain May Be Caused by Smoking

Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of premature death and disease.  In the United States, almost 1 in 3 deaths by cancer are caused by smoking.  Yet, almost 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes.  The third Thursday of each November marks the celebration of the American Cancer Society’s “Great American Smokeout.”  On this day, smokers are encouraged to make a plan to quit smoking.   Quitting is hard; therefore, each year, the American Cancer Society takes extra measures to make sure that smokers are aware of the many resources and tools that are available to help them quit smoking.

Along with the obvious risk of cancer, and other negative effects that smoking has on your body, there are some lesser-known disadvantages of smoking.

Smoking Can Cause Back Pain

Smoking contributes to atherosclerosis, which is a buildup of plaque in the arteries and blood vessels.  Because of plaque buildup, there is a decrease in blood flow, which can interfere with the back’s ability to heal itself. In this way, smoking can cause severe lower back pain.

In another study by the University of Rochester, it was discovered that smoking is directly related to back pain. Studying over 5,300 patients with back pain, it was found that smokers experienced far more pain than non-smokers. Although the reason is unclear, non-smokers have a higher pain tolerance and are less likely to experience severe, chronic back pain.

What’s stopping you from Quitting?

According to the American Cancer Society, smokers are most successful at kicking the habit when they have support.  For more information on what kind of resources and support are available to help you quit, visit the American Cancer Society’s website at:

www.cancer.org/healthy/stayawayfromtobacco/greatamericansmokeout/index

If you are ready to make a plan to quit for good, why not join the millions of people participating in the Great American Smokeout, and make November 20th the day you finally quit.

Back Pain Treatment in the Villages, Florida

The Davis Clinic of Chiropractic  in The Villages, Florida urges everyone to join the Great American Smokeout on November 20th  to start living a healthier life and to give yourself a fighting chance against cancer, back pain, and other complications.  If you suffer from chronic back pain, call Dr. Jason Davis at (352) 430-2121 to learn more about our non-surgical treatment options.



Back Pain Relief on the Road

Traveling with back pain can be frustrating and difficult. For most, the idea of spending a great deal of time on the road, cramped in a car may be enough to ruin your Holidays. However, by taking the appropriate precautions, you can turn your dreaded holiday travels into an enjoyable experience.

Pack Lightly

First, pack as lightly as you can. Do not overload suitcases that you may be lugging around to your destination. Lifting these items may irritate the muscles in your back and create unnecessary pain. If you must bring many things along with you, it is better to pack multiple suitcases with fewer items in each. And remember, always lift with your leg muscles; not your back!

If you will be carrying your luggage around, it might be a good idea to invest in a set of rolling suitcases. The wheels allow you to take a great deal of pressure off of your back and neck.

Proper Posture is the Key to Avoiding Back Pain

Sit properly. To avoid strains, stiffness and soreness, adjust the car seat so that you are sitting in an upright position. However, your seat should not be completely vertical, but slightly tilted back. Having the seat slightly tilted back helps to relieve some of the pressure on your spine.

Take some time to adjust the headrest to the correct height. According to the American Chiropractic Association, over 75 percent of drivers do not have their headrest set to the correct height. This is important as it will support your neck from slight movements caused by acceleration and braking.

Take Breaks to Stretch out your Back, Neck, and Legs

The best thing you can do for your back pain is to take frequent breaks. If you find yourself getting tired, pull over at rest stops or gas stations and get out of the car. Take this opportunity to stretch your legs, arms, back, and neck. Allow your body some time to get back into a natural standing position.

If you are not able to stop at a rest stop and stretch your muscles, take advantage of some of the natural breaks you may have while driving. When sitting at a stop light or waiting on a train, take this time to do some neck exercises such as side to side head turns. Along with that, bend your head so that your ear touches your shoulder on each side. Also, never underestimate the power of cruise control! Allowing your feet to rest comfortably on the floor for a while will help to relieve some of your lower back pain.

Natural Back Pain Relief in The Villages, Florida

If your back pain is to the point where you are dreading taking long trips and vacations, what’s stopping you from seeking chiropractic care? Davis Clinic of Chiropractic in The Villages, Florida has been helping residents relieve back and neck pain naturally – without the use of harmful surgeries or medications. Isn’t it about you time you relieve your pain once and for all?

From all of us at the Davis Clinic of Chiropractic, have a safe and very happy holiday!


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