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Chiropractic Adjustments support Flu prevention Oct 17th, 2019

The flu pandemic of 1918 produced the deadliest infection in modern history, infecting an estimated 500 million people throughout the world. The pandemic infected almost one-third of the world’s population at the time, killing between 20 and 50 million people. More than 25 percent of the U.S. population became sick,...

Chiropractic Proven to Reduce Medical Cost Sep 30th, 2019

Low back pain represents the single leading cause of disability in the world. Over 80% of people experience low back pain at some point in their life. Total costs relating to low back pain estimate at greater than $100 billion annually. Two-thirds of that $100 billion comes from decreased wages...

Neck and Spinal Health Linken to Digestive Problems Sep 24th, 2019

15% of the world’s population copes with a devastating condition called irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Bloating, gas, loose stools, constipation, abdominal pain, and severe fatigue comprise some of the devastating symptoms associated with IBS. Embarrassment, shame, anger, and frustration represent psychological pains associated with a condition so significant, uncomfortable, and...

New Study Reveals Impact of Spinal Manipulation on Cortical Drive to Limb Muscles Sep 10th, 2019

The team at the New Zealand College of Chiropractic have done it again! A new study looking at whether chiropractic adjustments lead to changes in the way the brain controls muscles was recently accepted for publication in the Journal ‘Brain Sciences.’ The study was made possible by funding from the...

Back to School, Bedtimes, Schedules and Health Sep 10th, 2019

The annual arrival of fall accompanies children returning to school. Many families choose this time to reestablish and recommit to basic daily routines. Bedtimes, wakeup times, and activity schedules produce a set of norms for families and children. Detailed attention to health also requires a routine in order to flourish....

Ear Infections Hurt! Aug 30th, 2019

Otitis media (middle ear infections) represents the most frequent reason for physician visits for children under the age of fifteen in the U.S. Otitis media also serves as the most common infection in children for which doctors prescribe antibiotics. Approximately 10% of infants will experience at least one ear infection...

The Value of Chiropractic Care Aug 13th, 2019

The benefits from a Chiropractic adjustment go well beyond back and neck pain relief. Clinical evidence and patient results over the past 124 years suggest that Chiropractic care uniquely influences whole body function by addressing critical spinal health. The relationship between the spine and the central nervous system link Chiropractic...

Poor Spine and Posture Health Aug 8th, 2019

The head and neck design allow for flexion and regular forward leaning. The challenge and consequences begin to occur when they maintain flexed or forward head posture positions for long, consistent periods of time. Cell phones, computers, desk jobs, and more sedentary living contribute to the growing number of people...

Migraine Pain Jun 14th, 2019

Approximately 38 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. Ninety-one percent of people experiencing regular migraine headaches suffer migraine-associated disabilities directly related to their headaches. Millions of dollars pour into the treatment of migraines with medications which only address symptoms yet never resolve the underlying cause. Chiropractic spinal adjustments provide one...

Let them Crawl Jun 13th, 2019

Crawling serves a vital role in child development, leading to many positive neurological and structural benefits as an infant becomes a toddler. Parents should not promote walking too soon. Allowing babies time to gradually develop walk skills serves as a healthy long-term purpose. Every infant develops uniquely, even amongst siblings...

Why Babies & Children Need Chiropractic Apr 15th, 2019

The soft tissues of a baby’s spine exhibit more elasticity than that of an adult. The flexibility extends to the muscles, ligaments, and tissues covering the joints. The discs between the bones of the spine demonstrate more flexibility and movement allowing more distraction and a greater range of motion. Some...

Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Migraines Mar 27th, 2019

People often lament the figurative and literal feeling of experiencing a pain in the neck. But few discomforts rival those dealing with a constant and incessant pain in the head. Headaches plague millions of people every year. One of the worst forms of headaches present under the heading of a...

Healing Takes Time Mar 13th, 2019

The current medical model of healthcare unintentionally creates an unreasonable and sometimes dangerous perception of healing. Due to the predominant recommendations and use of prescription drugs, people become accustomed to an expected norm of instant relief and healing. The fast-paced quick fix culture often breeds unrealistic expectations for pain relief...

Sitting RIVALS the Dangers of Smoking Mar 4th, 2019

Exhibiting good posture pleases the eyes and speaks volumes about a person’s attention to detail. Good posture stands out so dominantly today because of the rarity with which people concern themselves with this important aspect of total body health. Increased amounts of time on phones and computers for males and...

FEBRUARY is HEART HEALTH month Feb 11th, 2019

Spinal health plays a significant role in heart health. The most popular reason to visit a Chiropractor tends to be for relief of back and neck pain yet science and research continue to prove that Chiropractic helps bring healing and relief to conditions seemingly unrelated to the spine. The spine...

Chiropractic unlocks better Strength, Balance and Coordination Feb 4th, 2019

People spend millions of dollars every year pursuing ways to help improve strength, balance, and coordination. These functions do not only represent the goals of world class athletes. Muscular stability and equilibrium empower people of all ages trying to maximize performance as well as provide safety and security which help...

Chiropractic Provides Better Health Care for Millions Jan 14th, 2019

Chiropractic continues to gain popularity for a variety of health reasons. Chiropractic represents one of the largest healthcare professions in the world and continues to grow as access, awareness, and education present people with the full scope of benefits radiating from constantly growing data and research which demonstrates massive health...

Degeneration Occurs within Weeks... Nov 21st, 2018

Quality of life exists in unison with a person’s ability to move and act freely. Spinal joint degeneration decreases the ability to move without restriction, thus diminishing quality of life. Large percentages of people suffer from unfortunate joint degeneration without any possibility of recovery. Joint degeneration originates through a number...

A Pain in the Neck? Research proves Chiropractic provides unparalleled relief Nov 14th, 2018

Neck pain causes a major public health concern. Studies estimate that over half of all people will experience an episode of neck pain at some point in their lifetime. Most neck pain sufferers will rely on symptom-numbing medications for relief. Long term concern radiates from the fact that medications simply...

New Research on Headaches, Depression and Chiropractic Oct 29th, 2018

The most important improvements from a Chiropractic adjustment occur in the brain and nervous system. The latest research on headaches and depression reports that, “autonomic dysfunction plays a role in the pathogenesis of tension-type headaches and depressive disorders.” The research indicates why so many people suffering from headaches find relief...

There is More to a Blender Sep 26th, 2018

If you bought a blender solely for the purpose of chopping ice, you'd be missing out on its potential to do so much more.  After spending some time with your new appliance you may discover it can also grind fresh almond flower or make delicious smoothies - the culinary sky's...

Carpal Tunnel Aug 22nd, 2018

OUCH!After sitting at your desk like you always do, you’re suddenly feeling a pinching pain and weakness in your hand and wrist radiating up the arm. It probably feels a little numb… and it’s probably Carpal Tunnel.Most figure that surgery is their only option when this occurs, however chiropractic Functional...

Healing with the Brakes on Jul 16th, 2018

Have you ever felt like you're spinning your wheels when it comes to staying healthy? You eat right, exercise five days a week and try to get enough sleep – you've got the 'pedal to the metal' when it comes to staying fit, but something's holding you back. Maybe it's...

Place Your Order Jun 25th, 2018

Getting stuff from Amazon.com is pretty easy... just pick out what you want, put it in your cart and click the order button. There's no need to worry about what goes on 'behind the scenes.' It's all handled by knowledgeable experts who retrieve, pack and ship the items you requested online...

Forest for the Trees May 28th, 2018

“Seeing the forest for the trees" is an expression of PERSPECTIVE. It's the ability to step back and see the whole picture of a given situation, instead of clinging to a narrow, limited, myopic one. Focusing on the BIG IDEA is necessary in order for us to achieve any goal....

Wired for Life May 14th, 2018

Electricity flows through power lines and messages of communication flow through phone cables... but the 'power' that flows through Nerve fibers is far more intricate, intelligent and critical to your Life.Nerves carry 'smart' signals - organized instructions and data which relay from the brain to the body and from the...

We Need More Windex Mar 19th, 2018

If you've ever tuned into the A&E television program Hoarders, it doesn't take a genius to quickly realize it's going to take more than a bottle of Windex to clean up all the garbage, moldy food and rotting animal poop that's been accumulating in those houses for years and years...

Control, Alt, Adjust Mar 12th, 2018

If you’ve ever had to reboot your computer after the hard drive froze, you’re familiar with hitting Control+Alt+Delete to get things running again. Well your human computer, or Nerve System, works in a similar way. Your Nerve System (consisting of the brain, brain stem, spinal cord and nerves) is vulnerable...

Where You Really Live Feb 26th, 2018

What do you use to see with? If you said your eyes… you'd be wrong. How about hearing? If you said ears… wrong again.  You don't see or hear with your eyes or ears. Those are just end organs for collecting light and sound waves. To actually see and hear,...

A Chiropractic Valentine's Feb 12th, 2018

There’s a lot to love about Chiropractic - the science of nerve function, the art of correcting posture and spinal alignment.  But the best part is the philosophy that gives meaning to it all.Physicians focus on body parts, psychologists analyze thoughts and clergy tend to matters of the spirit. But...

Einstein Got It Right Jan 8th, 2018

One of Albert Einstein's famous quotes is "Nothing happens until something moves. When something vibrates, the electrons of the entire universe resonate with it.  Everything is connected.”Motion is life... lack of motion is death.  This is a foundational reason why Chiropractors adjust spines - to restore normal motion to joints,...

Clark's Power Problem Dec 20th, 2017

Clark Griswold stands with bated breath and extension cord in hand as a childlike giddiness overtakes him.  The family drum roll commences, he makes the anticipated electrical connection and VOILA... nothing happens.Clark has a power problem.  Although the extension cords are all connected and each individual Christmas light has been...

"Nothing Organic About It" Nov 16th, 2017

Spray pesticides on an apple and it’s no longer organic.  Add a drop of oil to a glass of spring water and it’s no longer pure. Most Americans detest the idea of dumping chemicals in a pristine, natural environment.  But why not have the same aversion when it comes to...

"Nothing's Scarier Than a..." Oct 30th, 2017

Are you an overly anxious person?  Is worry a perpetual state of your being? Unfortunately, that constant 'fear of what's lurking under your bed' mentality can be creating the chronic pain you have in your body right now.According to Hans Selye MD, well known author of The Stress of Life,...

Wear and Tear Happens Oct 2nd, 2017

Your doctor determined from your last set of X-Rays that you have arthritisin your spine. Now you're concerned with how it got there.Was it the physical stress of your job? The 15 years of league bowling?Or maybe the accident you had when you were a teenager? It's hard totell.When it...

Kids NEED Chiropractic Too! Aug 23rd, 2017

Children under Chiropractic care report greater focus, function, and development! An early example of the connection between Chiropractic, the brain, and mental health took place in 1931. The Kentucky House of Reform presented a study involving a group of 244 adolescent boys who were incarcerated by the state because of...

Chiropractic care promotes relief from arm and leg pain, sciatica and herniated discs Aug 21st, 2017

Many people understandably turn to Chiropractic for relief from neck or back pain. But true understanding of the power of Chiropractic care unlocks limitless potential for better health that extends far beyond neck and back relief. Nervous system care also provides immeasurable benefits for sciatica and other painful conditions that...

Innate and the Three Bears Jul 24th, 2017

Remember the lead character in Goldilocks and the Three Bears? She didn't settle for too hot, or too cold – too hard, or too soft.She kept trying until she found what was JUST RIGHT. When it comes to fighting disease, your body innately strives for the same thing.Disease is nothing...

When Your Back Gets the Boot Jun 22nd, 2017

You woke up this morning, tried to get out of bed only to discover yourback is completely locked up - like a steel parking boot has beenslapped on it, rendering your whole body UN-driveable. Maybeyou should have paid more attention to the warnings signs that werepiling up over the past...

Healing on a Spare Jun 7th, 2017

In case you get a flat, the temporary “donut” in your trunk is meant toget you off the road and to the nearest service station for properrepair ASAP. Manufacturer’s instructions warn you to take it slow andeasy when driving on them - those tiny tires aren’t designed towithstand the load...

Roller Coaster Chiropractic May 29th, 2017

It’s not uncommon to see clients who get great results from chiropractic stop their care once they feel good, only to return with  their original problem or something worse.Many repeat this cycle over and over again - traveling up and down the feel good, feel bad roller coaster of temporary...

Safeguarding Your Health May 15th, 2017

Safeguarding Your HealthIf health is our most precious treasure, stress is a menacing thief tryingto rob us of it every day. And if you're not diligently protecting yourhealth against potential break-ins, chances are you'll lose it without any warning.Stress negatively affects our health in many ways, but perhaps the mostdevastating...

Forest for the Trees Apr 19th, 2017

“Seeing the forest for the trees"is an expression of PERSPECTIVE. It's the ability to step back and seethe whole picture of a given situation, instead of clinging to anarrow, limited, myopic one. Focusing on the BIG IDEA is necessary toachieving any worthy goal.We commonly hear newer patients say... my migraines,...

Chiropractic Surge Protection Apr 12th, 2017

What happens when you plug ten appliances into one outlet and turn themall on at the same time? You blow a circuit! Thesame thing can happen when you surge an unprotected Nerve System with STRESSPicture your Nerve System as an electrical outlet with multiple stressorsplugged in. Turn them all on...

Changing Lightbulbs Apr 10th, 2017

If you came home, turned on the bank of switches in your hallway andnoticed none of the lights came on in the back portion of your house,would you A: Change out all the light bulbs that didn't go on, or B: Goto the breaker panel in your basement to see...

Spine Baloon Pop Feb 23rd, 2017

Turgor is the scientific name for stiffness or rigidity within a tissue... a wilted plant, due to lack of water, has LOW turgor where as one with NORMAL turgor stands strong and upright while maintaining its flexibility. Your body also has turgor.  When too high, you experience extreme stiffness and...

Triple Dog Innate Dare Jan 5th, 2017

You've been given the throw down.  Your family and friends are egging you on to try their Chiropractor.  But you don't 'believe' in Chiropractic and doubt it would actually work for your health problems.The question isn't whether you believe in Chiropractic, but rather do you believe in your own ability to...

Weight Loss Jan 5th, 2017

The Number 1 Cause Jan 4th, 2017

What does leaving your tools out in the rain, skipping oil changes and delaying trips to your Chiropractor have in common? Neglect... Neglect is the number one cause of breakdown. 100% of the time, neglect is not done on purpose. Sometimes it's just the hustle and bustle of life that...

I'm with the well adjusted one Jan 4th, 2017

You've probably set goals to improve your lifestyle and get your health on track for the New Year.  The question is, are you hanging out with the right people to succeed?There's a saying that goes 'if you want to be happy, hang out with happy people.'  The same can be...