Dr. Jeff Leach is the owner and director of Living Well Chiropractic in Plymouth. Minnesota. He is a NUCCA trained chiropractor with more than 14 years of experience in the field.
Dr. Leach went to UW-Eau Claire to study Biology. After exploring the health sciences, he pursued a career in chiropractic. Fascinated by the healing benefits and the philosophy of the practice, he attended Palmer Chiropractic College and trained to become a NUCCA professional.
When he’s not at his clinic, he loves spending time on various physical activities and playing with his kids. Dr. Leach practices Upper Cervical Care and NUCCA techniques to help alleviate the symptoms of his patients.
How would you feel when smiling or talking to people you love brings you pain? What would you do when chewing makes you grimace, and brushing makeup or shaving your face results in searing pain? Unfortunately, if you have TMJ disorder (TMJD), pain becomes a regular part of your day. Sometimes, the searing or electric-shock-like pain can even get worse due to specific triggers. We will look into the different TMJ pain triggers and popular TMJ home treatment options in our discussion below. Hopefully, with our quick guide, you can improve how you manage your condition and get to enjoy [...]
Back pain may result from several reasons, including your weight. If a person weighs more than his or her recommended weight, the extra pounds can put excess pressure on the spine. This excess pressure can contribute to the faster degeneration of the spine and its components, ultimately leading to back pain issues. Back pain must not be taken lightly. For many, this condition is a top reason for visits to the hospital. Around 1 in 4 Americans will experience back pain at least once in their lifetime. One question might arise from those affected, “What is the reason behind my [...]
Being sick is not something people look forward to or even enjoy. The experience is more disdainful when it becomes a game of what is real and what is not. Vertigo has that effect on people. Some even resort to using essential oils for vertigo. Whether oils work or seeking care from a chiropractic professional is better, you will find out more in this article. Vertigo Symptoms Generally, people believe that vertigo is a doctor's diagnosis, and you need to get treatment for this. Not necessarily. Vertigo is one of the symptoms of an underlying condition. It is not [...]
Experiencing upper neck pain can be quite bothersome, especially if it happens a lot. You may have difficulty turning around because of the limited motion that your head can do. It can also cause discomfort when you try to do some of your usual activities such as gardening, doing desk work, and even completing household chores. So, how exactly can you rid yourself of neck pain? Where do you start? What is the most logical option out there? Many argue that the number one thing that you’ll need to work on is your posture. Studies over the years also point [...]
Waking up tired in the morning can be quite an unpleasant experience. Unfortunately, this is the reality of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome have to go through. It’s a real problem, and it can leave you exhausted even after enjoying a long rest. Aside from feeling tired all the time, you might also experience other symptoms like muscle pain and cognitive problems. While there isn’t a defined method used to resolve the symptoms, natural remedies such as upper cervical care provide outstanding results to patients. Find out more about the disease and how you can beat it in the short [...]
Patients suffering from migraines often seek natural remedies such as going to an upper cervical chiropractic doctor. While these methods prove helpful in alleviating symptoms, don’t’ forget minding other factors that can play a part in your journey to enjoying long-term relief and healing. For example, you shouldn’t neglect to make simple lifestyle choices, such as getting enough vitamins and minerals each day. Deficiency in vitamins like Riboflavin, Magnesium, and Vitamin D can affect your ability to cope with the pain. A study found that Vitamin D intake appears beneficial to patients suffering from headaches and migraines. The researchers explained [...]
Hollywood A-lister George Clooney has a signature smile that makes his personality stand out on screen. The 59-year old celebrity exudes a relaxed and calm persona that charms people to no end. He uses his pearly whites to project this image in many of his films, including the Ocean’s Eleven franchise and other blockbuster movies in which he was the star. Behind that smile is a painful secret he has kept from the public for years. He suffers from bruxism and spent a fortune recently on veneers to hide the damage. People with bruxism often feel pain in their temporomandibular [...]
Low back pain is a fact of life for many of us. We all deal with it every once in a while. As a matter of fact, about 80% of adults get low back pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association. The lumbar spine, or what we all know as the low back, is perhaps the most overused part of the back as it carries most of the body’s weight. It consists of five vertebrae; all connect to ligaments, joints, and muscles. They join forces to provide stability and flexibility to the back. There are also nerves around the lumbar spine, [...]
Meniere’s disease is one of the leading disorders that cause vertigo or dizziness while involving an inner ear problem. The condition usually starts in people aged 20 to 50 years of age. Both males and females are equally affected by this disease. Meniere’s disease is an inner ear disorder. Its symptoms include the following: Bouts of vertigo Tinnitus A sensation of congestion in one ear Partial hearing loss that can be permanent (if not treated quickly) It is also called idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops. In other words, it frequently afflicts only one ear. However, as the condition becomes worse, both ears [...]
Pain on top of the head scalp or scalp tenderness is associated with various types of headaches. To be more specific, scalp tenderness often has to do with problems in the nerves that run from the forehead to the back of the neck. Also, certain conditions make these nerves to restrict or swell. Thus, it results in pain that moves throughout the scalp, the entire head, and neck. According to Johns Hopkins University, this particular pain causes intense, hot, electric-like shocks. What is Scalp Tenderness? Scalp tenderness includes tingling, inflammation, pain, numbness, irritation, itching, throbbing, or scalp sensitivity. Often, several [...]