Dr. Behm was born and raised in Papillion, NE. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the University of Nebraska – Omaha and following his undergraduate studies was a certified personal trainer (NSCA-CPT – National Strength and Conditioning Association) in the Omaha area for years, helping clients achieve their health and fitness goals. He received his Doctorate in Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College – Kansas City. While in school, he received multiple certifications to increase his knowledge of the human body and how to properly assess and treat his patients. This translates into our integrative approach to Chiropractic care and our combination of therapies to better address your musculoskeletal complaints. Dr. Behm is excited to return to his hometown and serve the community around him.

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Frozen Shoulder Defrost

What is frozen shoulder Your shoulder is made up of three bones that form a ball-and-socket joint. They are your upper arm (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula), and collarbone (clavicle). There’s also tissue surrounding your shoulder joint that holds everything together called the shoulder capsule. Frozen shoulder also known as adhesive capsulitis,...

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Hip Hinge and Its Relationship to Back Pain

The hip hinge is a method of forward bending where the “bend” is coming from the hip joint instead of the spine. It requires us to load our hips. By loading our hips we use the big muscles of the glutes and hamstrings reducing compression on our intervertebral discs. Study after...

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Is Dry Needling the Same as Acupuncture?

When you hear the term dry needling you might think it’s a kind of acupuncture. However the two therapies are, in fact, different. Acupuncture has been around longer and has its roots in Chinese medicine. Dry needling is more modern and has its roots in western medicine. Dry needling and acupuncture...

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Spine Sparing Exercises for Core Development

Core development is essential to any sport. It takes a strong core to provide a solid support system for explosive, powerful movements. When the deep core muscles that support the spine are weak, your nervous system puts the brakes on your explosive potential as a protective mechanism. Not only that, but...

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Non-invasive Treatment to Bulging Discs

With the exception of the first two vertebrae in the neck, there is an intervertebral disc between each vertebra of the spine. Discs act as a shock absorber and a shock distributor, and provide us with flexibility. The discs are made up primarily of water. The structure of a intervertebral disc...

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Using a Foam Roller for Self Care

Does using a foam roller decrease tightness Using a foam roller, or any other self myofascial release technique, works due to one key mechanism of action: neurological tone reduction in the muscle tissue. By adding external pressure and movements through muscle tissue, receptors in the peripheral and central nervous system are...

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TMJ Treatments With a Conservative Approach

Before we discuss conservative TMJ Treatments we will go over the anatomy of the joint. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. The TMJ is responsible for opening and closing of the mouth. Proper opening mechanics involves both mandible depression and chin retrusion....

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The Importance of Thoracic Spine Mobility

Before we discuss the importance of thoracic spine mobility, we should talk about the anatomy. The thoracic spine is the longest region of the spine, and by some measures it is also the most complex. Connecting with the cervical spine above and the lumbar spine below, the thoracic spine runs from...

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X-rays Before Treatment

One question that we often hear from new patients is “Do you take X-rays?” We do not routinely order X-rays. At our examination we perform a thorough case history, orthopedic, neurological, range of motion and functional tests. If after our examination an X-ray, or other imaging is found to be clinically...

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Headache Treatment

Looking for headache treatment in Bellevue, NE? If you are looking for headache treatment, you are not alone. Headaches are extremely common and nearly everyone has a headache occasionally. Around 95 percent of headaches are primary headaches, such as tension-type, migraine, or cluster headaches. These types of headaches are not caused...

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Dry Needling Benefits

What is Dry Needling Dry Needling involves multiple advances of a filament needle into the muscle in the region of a trigger point. The aim of Dry Needling is to achieve a local twitch response to release muscle tension and pain. Myofascial trigger points are hyperirritable spots in the muscle associated...

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Military and Chiropractic

Military and Chiropractic Behm Muscle & Joint Clinic is honored to be located in Bellevue, NE near Offutt Air Force Base. We are a registered veteran care in the community clinic, and accept referrals from the VA. Veterans are able to request Chiropractic care from their PCM. In response to Veteran...

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Icing Injuries Is Not So Cool Anymore

Icing injuries has been common practice for awhile We have all heard about the “RICE Method” when it comes to an acute injury. RICE is an acronym for a type of treatment. For years this treatment has been recommend when a person has injured a muscle, tendon, or ligament however the...

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Glute Kickbacks Causing You Back Pain

When glute kickbacks work your back and not your glutes The cable glute kickbacks are an exercise commonly used to develop or strengthen the glutes, the problem is usually people perform the exercise wrong are actually overworking their lower back. Your glute max muscle is the main muscle that performs hip...

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Stretching Appropriately and Safely

There is a lot to like about stretching. Whether it’s for post-run recovery, yoga, or daily simple stretches to ease muscle tension, stretching is beneficial in numerous ways. Research has shown that stretching is a great way to maintain balance and freedom of movement, especially as we get older. However, stretching...

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Eccentric loading and tendinitis

What is eccentric loading? Eccentric and concentric are very common terms in the world of biomechanics and exercise. The term eccentric has to do with the lengthening of a muscle. The term concentric, which has to do with the shortening of a muscle. Think of it in terms of lifting a...

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Bulging Disc and Herniated Disc

What is an intervertebral disc? Both a bulging disc and an herniated disc are conditions that affect the intervertebral disc. The intervetebral disc is a spongy, oval-shaped “shock absorber” that is located between vertebrae. Discs cushion the vertebrae, contribute to flexibility and help to protect the spinal cord. Discs are composed...

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Metatarsal Stress Fractures

Metatarsalgia and Metatarsal stress fractures Metatarsal injuries are common in activities that involve running and jumping. Metatarsalgia is a condition in which the ball of your foot becomes painful and inflamed due to the bruising of the bones themselves. Metatarsal stress fractures occur when the metatarsal bones fracture. They are the...

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Foam Rolling for Sitting At a Desk

The average office worker spends approximately 10 hours per day sitting. Ten. If you work at a desk and typically sit for extended periods of time during the day, you are familiar with that uncomfortable, hunched over look that most of the older employees have. You know the ones, complaining of...

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Top 5 exercises for runners

Exercises for runners Runners are much more likely than the general population to suffer short-term injuries, such as sprains, strains, and stress fractures. In the United States the annual injury rate of recreational runners is close to 50%. Also, nearly 70% of injured runners will be re-injured within 12 months. Although...

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Do You Really Have a Short Leg?

Limb Length Discrepancy (LLD) structural vs functional Interestingly, almost everyone has legs that are within a few millimeters of being the same length. Which is funny, because here in the clinic I hear on a weekly basis how someone was told “your left leg is short” or you “have a short...

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Our Chiropractic Clinic is located just minutes from Offutt Air Force Base in Bellevue, NE at the northeast corner of 36th street and Hwy 370.

Serving: Bellevue, Offutt, Papillion, and Omaha

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