Dr. Lucas Watterson is the owner and one of the NUCCA chiropractors in Mountain State Wellness in Morgantown, West Virginia. He is licensed to practice NUCCA techniques to help alleviate the symptoms of his patients.
He took up BS Biology back in college at the University of Pennsylvania, then later attended Palmer College, where he earned the highest distinctions for his Doctorate in Chiropractic. He works hand in hand with his wife, Dr. Amy Watterson, in helping their patients achieve a healthy and comfortable life.
Dr. Lucas is best--known for his interest in the human body’s design and structure and how following an excellent healthcare model can decrease and prevent chronic health problems and symptoms.
Lower back pain affects more than 50 percent of people over the age of 60. It is very common and is the number one reason for visits to healthcare providers. It also affects one's finances as it takes its toll in terms of payments to doctors, disability payments, and days missed from work. The good news is that a trend is developing toward a decrease in back pain. This gives hope that people are becoming more aware of what causes back pain and are working to prevent it from occurring. Taking a Deeper Look at the Structure of the Back [...]
While many suffer from acute back pain issues, few find the underlying cause unless the pain becomes chronic. Unfortunately, that means the pain may very well return, and with a vengeance. How can you know what is causing your back pain and how to prevent the problem from becoming a long-term issue? Common Causes of Back Pain Consider the following 3 common causes of backache: Soft Tissue Damage – According to a Consumer Reports survey, about one-third of back pain stems from injuries to the tendons, muscles or ligaments. Whether the injury is a sprain, strain, or spasm, the damage [...]
Headaches are so common that most people ignore them as long they don’t interfere with work or personal pursuits. At most, the average person will reach for an over-the-counter painkiller to get a little relief. However, if you run into any of these 4 warning signs, you may need to be more concerned. Everyone Around You Has a Headache If everyone in the house or office is starting to come down with a headache, you may need to step outside for some fresh air. Carbon monoxide levels can cause headaches, so if you don’t have a detector and everyone in [...]
If a person has pain that travels down the back of one leg, he may be suffering from sciatica. Here are a few other symptoms to look for: Tingling in the legsc Pain in the lower back region A pins and needles sensation Problems moving the affected leg Pain in the buttocks Weakness or pain in the leg or foot Numbness How Does Sciatica Develop? Sciatica is due to irritation or an injury to some part of the sciatic nerve. This nerve is the largest of the human body. It runs from the lower back through the buttock and branches [...]
Migraines rank high on the list of the most debilitating health conditions and yet so little is known about this chronic health condition. Researchers came up with the idea to gather more information from migraine sufferers on social media, a place where people often feel safe speaking about personal matters—even those related to health. How the Migraine Research Was Conducted 678 individuals responded to questions using Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Over the course of 3 weeks, 3 rounds of questioning took place. The responses are helping researchers to get a closer look at the sensory symptoms experienced along with the [...]