I was recently approached by a mother who noted the continued attendance of my children in class when all their classmates (no lie, all) had come down with whatever sort of fever-striking ailment that...
January brought in a large number of shoulder complaints this year. These patient’s constant pain is often accompanied with significant decreased range of motion. Their symptoms drastically increase with simple activities and continue to...
At around three months of age, our little guy “S” was suffering from reflux and constipation. We were at wits’ end, dealing with the poor little guy’s reflux and constant spitting up, combined with the pain and discomfort of tummy problems. When we first visited Dr. Carrie, she assessed “S” and we developed a plan of action. I have to admit, I was frightened and very nervous at our first appointment (seeing your baby being adjusted was a lot for a mommy to handle), but Dr. Carrie took everything slow, explaining each step she was going to do ahead of time and preparing me for what was next. We started seeing Dr. Carrie weekly and started to see improvements soon after. We were also able to start “S” on a regular essential oil treatment, which has worked wonders on not only our little guy, but our entire family!
Fast forward several months, we now have a VERY happy 8 1/2 month old who is off of his reflux medication completely (we had tried several routes before trying chiropractic care)! He has no more tummy issues and is growing into a very busy little guy. We still see Dr. Carrie once a month and will continue to work with her on keeping him well adjusted and happy. We are so thankful for Dr. Carrie and her team at Collyard Chiropractic! They have been so patient, knowledgeable and amazing people to work with. I have to admit, at first I had my doubts about going in a different direction than what our pediatrician recommended, but looking back on the past 5+ months, I am so happy we put our trust in Dr. Carrie!
She gave this mommy and baby their happy life back!
Cassie, Elk River, MN
I’ve struggled with fibromyalgia for 10 years. Over the last few years it has gotten progressively worse, causing severe fatigue, aches, pains and limiting my ability to perform everyday tasks at home and work. I’ve tried many treatments from meds, physical therapy, massage and chiropractic care and none of these provided long term relief.
I heard about Dr. Carrie’s expertise with acupuncture and desperately wanted to try it. I was impressed by the immediate relief the first treatment provided. I then decided to add deep tissue massage and Dr. Carrie’s detox program. The long term results have been incredible!
Today I have so much energy, I feel like a new person. My family and I thank you, Dr. Carrie, for the wonderful care and the relief you’ve provided me.
Paula B., Elk River, MN
In June of 2003, I was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Dr. Carrie discussed with me the benefits of EDS even though I had been given the cancer diagnosis. I began doing the recommended treatment of detoxifying and supplements for areas of the body that were affected a month before I went for surgery. I went into surgery feeling better and stronger. I stopped the detox while on chemotherapy, but continued on the supplements.
I am pleased to tell you that I am now at 21 months with no signs of cancer, even though I was told that I had less than a 10% chance of survival. Thank you Dr. Carrie!
Terry S., Blaine, MN
I have been in marathon training and pain and stiffness in my legs, reduced flexibility and general discomfort made finding effective massage a necessity. The discomfort interferes with my training, my performance and certainly the amount of enjoyment I get in participating in marathons, half marathons and shorter races.
I receive 60 minute massage sessions from Laura and she has helped, along with my regular chiropractic sessions, to return the joy of running to me. Pain in my legs and lower back has been eliminated, my running times are better and my recovery between training sessions and races has been reduced. All of this benefit has been a direct result of my massage sessions with Laura.
I 100% recommend a massage session from Laura and you, too, will discover how good it feels to feel good again.
Darcy Debing, Maple Plain, MN
I came to see Dr. Carrie for severe low back pain. The back pain was bad enough, but I was also getting pain and numbness in both of my legs. I could barely move; walking, sitting and standing all hurt! I was forced to take time off from work. After about a week of suffering, I finally went to see Dr. Carrie. Following only a few treatments, I got much needed relief from my back and leg pain. It wasn’t long before I was able to return to normal activity.
At first I didn’t believe in chiropractic. But after going, I wish I had done it sooner. I now recommend Dr. Carrie to anyone who is suffering. My family and I are patients for life!
Rick L., Elk River, MN
A couple months after our son came into the world, my husband and I noticed he favored one side and was uncomfortable moving his head and neck to the right. We were unsure why this was and when we brought him in for his 3 month check up the doctor told us we need to make sure we keep switching his head to each side. If he continued to lie on just one side he would eventually have a flat spot and become a good candidate for getting a helmet. We kept trying to switch sides but we could see it was painful for him.
A couple years back we brought our oldest son to see Dr. Carrie when he was getting a lot of ear infections. Since then he has not had one. So we had confidence that she could help our newborn now. She diagnosed him with Torticollis and explained that Torticollis is when your neck does not have full range of motion which has multiple causes, including the way a baby is born and how the baby grows in the mother’s womb.
Dr. Carrie started treating him immediately and always made us feel comfortable by explaining what she is going to do and why before she starts the treatment. After two treatments we saw a huge improvement and after several more treatments he was able to finally move his head and neck with a full range of motion. She saved us from a costly helmet (that most insurances do not cover) and most importantly gave us a normal and happy baby.
We are always amazed by our children’s results to her treatments and we are so grateful for her expertise. Dr. Carrie and her staff are so caring and always made our family feel right at home. They are so eager to help and answer any questions we have. I would recommend Collyard Chiropractic to everyone!
Brandi Pauly, Elk River, MN
Twice I requested treatment, one for my neck and the other for a muscle in my right hip. The next problem caused me very limited head movement to either side. After several weeks of adjustments and doing the exercises Dr. Carrie had given me to do along with the treatments, the condition was totally resolved with no use of any drugs.
The right hip problem had gotten to the point that using steps or putting on shoes was next to impossible. I had to get creative with putting on shoes. Again, after several weeks of chiropractic adjustments and exercises, the pain was gone and has not returned. No drugs were used this time either.
I sought chiropractic treatment because if I went to a regular physician, I would be given muscle relaxers which would “mask” the real problem. I wanted to be healed of the pain and limitations in a safe way. Dr. Carrie helped make my recovery happen!
Pat I., Elk River, MN
I was in a terrible car accident about 2 years ago in which my car flipped and slid down the highway. Ever since, I’ve had awful burning and tightness in my shoulders and back. Since I’ve been seeing Dr. Carrie, I’ve had great relief from the pain. Dr. Carrie is absolutely wonderful and her treatment has been very effective. I highly recommend her!
Donna B., Elk River, MN
Just wanted to give a word of thanks for all you have taught us. Charlie came down with a 101 temp on Saturday. It continued through Sunday while reaching over 102. We started on the Colostrum mixed in his milk and tea tree oil at every opportunity we had. Sunday he woke up with a fever (?) of 99. He took a long nap and woke up energized, ready to eat & take on the world!
We never would have had this knowledge without you!